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JAPA presents, Improv Extravaganza! A Theatre Workshop for Young Actors

Yes and… a key rule of improvisation. What to discover and learn the rest of the rules to be a master improviser? Come have fun exploring improvisational theatre through engaging theatre games and scene work. Workshops are FREE and open … Continue reading

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STEAM Maker Space

Join us for an afternoon of fun arts activities that are all based in STEAM.Build, experiment, and create at engaging stations that include: Light Painting Lab, Go! Bots, Minecraft, Build-It Discs, and so much more! This is a FREE event … Continue reading

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JAPA presents, Movement in Theatre: A Free Theatre Workshop for Young Actors

Do you ever feel awkward and unsure how to add gestures and physical characteristics to your performance? Join us for an in-depth workshop that will explore your physical self and teach you to be comfortable moving as your character. Workshops … Continue reading

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Inside the New Home of College Park Academy

College Park Academy’s new location feels like a cross between a school and a tech startup. The public charter middle and high school, whose students are chosen by lottery, moved into a brand new building in the University of Maryland’s … Continue reading

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DeMatha’s Draft Pick Gets National Attention

DeMatha has produced yet another NBA draft pick. The selection of Markelle Fultz Thursday marked the 23rd time a graduate of the Hyattsville Catholic school has produced a pro basketball player, second only to Oak Hill Academy in Virginia, according to a … Continue reading

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University Park Celebrates Its Trees

On Friday, the town of University Park and the University Park Elementary School celebrated Arbor Day by planting an American beech tree on school grounds next to the town park. Students took part in planting the tree, the 13th planted in the town to commemorate … Continue reading

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New Court for St. Jerome Academy

Another private Catholic school in Hyattsville has upped its basketball game. St. Jerome Academy in downtown Hyattsville recently refurbished its gym, which now sports this nice basketball court. The school, which starts with pre-school and day care for younger children, … Continue reading

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Hyattsville’s Catholic Community Gets Noticed

About a hundred young Catholic families have moved to Hyattsville in recent years to help revitalize the local religious community. Led in part by former city council member and Hyattsville Life & Times publisher Chris Currie, this “intentional community” has … Continue reading

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A Classical Education in Hyattsville

A private Catholic school in Hyattsville is gaining national attention for its unique curriculum. St. Jerome Academy in downtown Hyattsville, which adheres to a “classical education” focusing on Western civilization, Latin and other fundamentals, was featured today on CNN. The curriculum covers … Continue reading

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What’s New At Hyattsville Elementary?

Other than the Little Free Library, we were curious to know what else was new at Hyattsville Elementary School. Earlier this week we caught up with Julia Burton, who is coming up on her one-year anniversary as principal of the … Continue reading

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