DCI celebrated Chinese New Year this week! Students who study Chinese created and delivered presentations about Chinese New Year for their ATL (Homeroom) and gave out Hong Bao (red envelopes) to all the students in the school! Then at lunch everyone was able to try jiao zi (Chinese Dumplings) a traditional New Years Treat. Students…Details
Seven DCI Stokes Alumni were invited to a student panel at Elsie Whitlow Stokes on Friday February 6. Each student gave a two minute overview of their impressions of middle school at DCI and then answered questions from the entire 4th and 5th grade. Great questions were asked about dress code, homework, technology, sports, lunch and…Details
From our Principal Simon Rodberg – Today the whole school saw “Selma,” a movie about one of the great moments in the civil rights movement. The movie, and the events it depicts, are relevant to our English 6 unit on how rules shape societies and vice versa, and our English 7 unit on language and identity. We…Details
Due to the inclement weather, DCI will open 2 hours late. Doors will open at 10am.
DCI students on the Monday Dog Walk hiked through Rock Creek park over lunch. The Monday Dog Walk is one of the many organized lunch activities that take place at DCI. Others include Trips to the LIbrary, Young Men’s Club, Student Government Club, Language Clubs, Book Clubs, pick up Soccer, Math Tutoring and much…Details
The DCI Debate Team competed in their first debate over the Dress Code.
Wang and Gao Laoshi (teachers) led the DCI Girls on the Run Team’s run at Anacostia Park. It was cold but the Girls had a great run!
DCI 6th Grade English Students visited the National Gallery to see their collection of Greek art and sculpture. The 6th grade is reading the Percy Jackson books for a unit on Identity. They visited the Gallery to see art representing the Greek Gods and Goddesses. This picture shows students simulating Hermes’s classic messenger pose in the rotunda.
A group of 70 Students in DCI’s Drama class attended As you Like It today at the Shakespeare Theater. Even more attended workshops by the Shakespeare Theater Company at lunch the week prior. Senor Long, DCI’s Theater teacher explained that for many students it was their first introduction to Shakespeare. All enjoyed the presentations and workshops and many…Details