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Reviving Civility: The High Tea Society's 2nd Annual Civili-Tea Fundraiser Benefitting DC Girls

Reviving Civility:  The High Tea Society's 2nd Annual Civili-Tea Fundraiser Benefitting DC Girls

On Saturday June 25, 2011, The High Tea Society hosted its 2nd annual Civili-Tea Fundraiser at the Woman’s National Democratic Club benefitting inner city Washington Area girls.   The tea honored both area youth and adults whom exemplify "civility", a dying form of civilized coduct, in our community as well as celebrated the 2011 high school graduates from the program.

The Mistress of Ceremonies was Mariessa Terrell, Esq., Executive Director and Founding Partner of the High Tea Society and owner of the SBC IP Law Group.  2011 Communi-Tea Award Recipients included, Emmy Award Winning Aishah Karima (Director of Community Affairs NBC 4), Katherine Brdadley (President of CityBridge Foundation) and Shaniqua McClendon (Legislative Correspodent for US Senator Kay Hagan). 

DCPS Chancellor Confirmation Hearing Solicits Public Input

 

This story comes to us from Karen Sibert:

GW Receives $1.1 Million for DC Teacher Science, Tech, Engineering and Mathematics Training

GW Receives $1.1 Million for DC Teacher Science, Tech, Engineering and Mathematics Training

 

This story comes to us from Courtney Bowe:

Mr. Mitchell and Me

Mr. Mitchell and Me

If you’ve lived in the D.C. area for a while, you’ve probably heard of DeMatha, the Catholic boys’ school in Hyattsville, Maryland. And if you have heard of DeMatha, odds are that it’s because of the school’s nationally renowned athletics program, which has boasted such names as legendary basketball coach Morgan Wootten, basketball Hall of Famer Adrian Dantley, NFL Pro Bowler Brian Westbrook, and NFL broadcaster James Brown, to name just a few. To most with a passing familiarity with the school, DeMatha is synonymous with sports. When I told people that I attended DeMatha, I was frequently asked “What sport do you play?” My response of “I don’t play a sport,” was always met by befuddlement and a perfunctory “Then why do you go to DeMatha?”

Let me tell you.

Mayor Gray Announces Launch Of Truancy-Reduction Program

 

This story comes to us from Robert Marus:

(WASHINGTON, D.C.) – Today, Mayor Vincent C. Gray and Deputy Mayor for Education De’Shawn Wright announced the launch of a coordinated, multi-agency effort to reduce truancy among students in the District’s public schools.

 

W5COE Education Awards Gala

This Friday, May 13, the Ward Five Council will hold their Education's Scholarship and Awards Dinner.

This year, twenty-eight Ward 5 public school students will be awarded for what they have done in the classroom.

The dinner will take place from 6 pm.-8 p.m. in Saint Francis Hall, located at 1400 Quincy Street NE.

Tomorrow: Annual Youth Summit On Technology!

Tomorrow: Annual Youth Summit On Technology!

 Date:      Saturday, May 7, 2011 

Time:     7:30am-4pm
Where:  Charles H. Flowers High School

                10001 Ardwick-Ardmore Road

                Springdale, MD  20774


The 14th Annual Youth Summit on Technology is sponsored by the Patriots and Chairman and co-partner Prince George’s County Executive Rushern Baker.   Mr. Baker will also be the keynote speaker at our luncheon activity and will emcee the Patro-Tech Game Show/Social Media Jeopardy. 

Morning Sessions: