DCI celebrated Francophonie Week – DCI French students shared their language and culture with all of DCI. There was a french magic show, French food at lunch, and students are going to the Smithsonian African Art Museum.
Today at DCI was a great day! Our Lunch Spelling Bee Club competed for DCI in the city competition! Student Zahir placed 2nd city wide! DCI also held its second parent workshop of the season. Parents learned more about each classes curriculum and assessments, and Guidance Counselor Bailey Lowenthal gave a well attended overview of social…Details
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
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
Hello Everyone, Happy Spring! Don’t forget the deadline for applications from non-member school families is Friday, April 11th. You can access an application from our website at: http://dcinternationalschool.org/join-us/apply-to-dci/ Our lottery for non-member school students will take place on Tuesday, April 22nd, at 9:30am at the Mt. Pleasant Library. We will contact families and results will…Details