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For the first time in 50 years, the Mormon Temple is reopening for the public. Free tours begin on April 28th, so snag a ticket!

Spring into DC with the perfect itinerary

By Caitlin Murphy and Melissa Redlich May 10, 2022

According to the National Public Radio for Washington DC (WAMU), this year over 23.8 million tourists visited DC. While WCHS students are not tourists, most do not take advantage of the close proximity...

The David Driskell art exhibit at the Phillips Collection, which is located in the Dupont Circle area. The Phillips Collection is celebrating their 100 year anniversary this year.

Unique places in D.C. for students to check out

By Olivia Yasharoff, Editor-in-chief November 19, 2021

Although Washington, D.C. is only approximately a 30-minute ride from Potomac, it is easy to forget how close this hub of culture resides for WCHS students to explore. These are three ideas for fun activities...

The Burning Man exhibits in the Renwick Museum in D.C. features many unique sculptures and creations.

CHS students appreciate art through free D.C. exhibits

By Rebecca Jackson and Becky Wolfson May 9, 2018

With an incredible amount of museums within the D.C. metropolitan area, it only makes sense that CHS students take advantage of free and entertaining art exhibits. The Renwick Museum just opened its...

The Botanic Garden contains miniatures of famous D.C. landscapes created entirely from plant material. Above is a miniature of the Lincoln Memorial and below is a reproduction of the Washington Monument.

Local Museums’ Holiday Exhibits Worth a Visit

By Arielle Gordon, Arts Editor November 30, 2015

The holidays are a time to be spent with family, and CHS students’ close proximity to Washington, D.C. allows them to spend time with family while also enjoying some of our nation’s tourist destinations...

Juniors Tyler Hirshon, Donna Dadkhoo, Ellie Lavery enjoy the Landmark Music Festival at the National Mall.

Landmark Music Festival raises awareness for Natinal Mall

By Sarah O'brien, Productin Editor September 30, 2015

This past weekend, D.C. lovers congregated in West Potomac Park for the Landmark Music Festival to raise money for the National Mall. The National Mall is underfunded yet highly visited, so The Trust...

The Pope greets the adoring crowd at his reception.

Pope Francis visits the US for the first time

By Peter Durand, Social Media Manager September 25, 2015

Pope Francis met with 25,000 roaring Americans on Sept. 23 by the Catholic University Basilica. Arriving the previous day, the Pope met with President Obama  Wednesday morning before riding through...

D.C. restaurant offers delicious food, ping pong

By Alec Fanaroff, Staff Writer April 12, 2011

In a city known for its historic monuments, political figures and excessive traffic, a local hidden gem is waiting to be found. Comet Ping Pong, located at 5037 Connecticut Avenue in Washington D.C.,...

D.C. school vouchers hurt lower-income families

By Sarah Reitzes, News Editor April 11, 2011

MCPS may be considered one of the best school systems in the country, and CHS one of the top 100 high schools, but right next door the D.C. public school system is considered one of the worst. If House...

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