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From the Principal’s Desk

Greetings Ellington Family, I hope all is well and everyone is staying safe. Our Student Government Association has designated Monday as “Pink Out Day,” in recognition of Breast Cancer Awareness Month. The year 2020 has reminded us that we are…

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Ellington Alumna Denyce Graves Cooks Onstage and In the Kitchen

Denyce Graves, an internationally renowned mezzo-soprano and Ellington alum, is staying busy despite the pandemic’s impact on live performances. In addition to serving as the Rosa Ponselle Distinguished Faculty Artist at Johns Hopkins University, Denyce has developed a new project…

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LMC Powers Award-Winning Short Film

Congratulations to Ellington’s Literary Media & Communications department for being well represented on “Everlasting,” which received an Audience Choice Award at the 2020 Cannes Short Film Festival. The credits are sprinkled with current and former LMC faculty members (pictured), including…

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Manifest Activism: A Conversation With Ellington Alumna Billie Krishawn

Actor, artist, and photojournalist Billie Krishawn was featured in a recent post by the Mosaic Theater Company, where she is cast as Emmett Till’s mother in “The Till Trilogy.”   Several pictures that Krishawn shot during this summer of unrest accompany…

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Ellington Feature – Simply Bowie (August Issue)

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#TakeTwoKnees for Black Lives Matter

The String Orchestra, under the direction of Ms. Heather Haughn, invited DESA’s musical partners to participate in a video for the #TakeTwoKnees Black Lives Matter campaign. The video includes students and faculty from Ellington; The Northwest School (Seattle); the Annapolis…

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Virtual Performances During COVID-19

“Like A Bridge’, Virtual Performance by Show Choir: Voices in Motion The Upper School Orchestra teams up with the Duke Ellington School of the Arts String Orchestra for a virtual performance of Reynard Burns’ Tango Loco Tango Loco from Duke…

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