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Oct 3 2019

You Are More Than What You See

This innovative 8th grade art project helped students look at themselves in a very different way.

Jul 1 2019

Up for Debate

CONGRESSIONAL SCHOOL BLOG Up for Debate Through Congressional’s Speech and Drama curriculum, middle school students engage in specialized training to refine critical public speaking skills that they will carry forward into high school, college, and their careers. While Congressional students practice public speaking skills at all age levels (even in the Early Childhood Program), the…

Mar 28 2019

The Power of Reading Aloud

Most parents understand the importance of reading to their children, but many parents might not realize the extent of the power that reading aloud brings to their child’s cognitive and literary development.

Feb 21 2019

Welcome to Little Colts Academy

Now in its third year, Little Colts Academy was established by Tavis Laws, Congressional’s Director of Athletics and Physical Education, as a way to introduce younger students to intramural sports.

Nov 1 2018

Chincoteague Bay Field Study

7th graders venture out on an inspiring ecological study of a wildlife refuge.

Oct 3 2018

Some Thoughts on the Writing Process

As students move through the grades, there is growing emphasis on the writing process, and the volume and style of writing increase across the curriculum. In the following article, fifth and sixth grade English teacher, Cameron Yassine, outlines his own writing process, discussing how he perseveres through challenges and draws upon this experience to help students improve and grow as writers.

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Oct 27 2017

The Questions You Need to Ask on a School Tour

While on a school tour, you'll have the opportunity to ask questions, and the answers you'll receive will make or break the school for you. The questions you ask will make a difference and we want to make sure you get all the information you need to make the right decision for your child.
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Oct 26 2017

On the Menu

Congressional students are active; they need fuel to keep their brains sharp and their energy at the optimum level for learning. Read for a behind-the-scenes look at Congressional's lunch program.
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Oct 17 2017

The Rhythm of a Folk Dance

Visit a primary school music class and you might feel a twinge of nostalgia as you watch the students dancing and singing to music that will transport you back to another time and place.
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