Education

Zombie Run expands, raises money for local schools

October 11, 2017

BY ARIEL GUILLORY — Attention, Hyattsville: Zombies are coming! The Hyattsville Elementary Zombie Run, an event that raises money for local schools, is happening this Saturday in Magruder Park. Though this is only the second year that this event has occurred, it has proven to be tremendously [read more]

PHOTOS: Hyattsville kids head back to school

September 12, 2017

Hyattsville kids went back to school last week. Hyattsville Elementary, Felegy Elementary, Rosa Parks Elementary, Hyattsville Middle, Nicholas Orem Middle, and Northwestern High School welcomed back students for the 2017-18 school year. Our photographers captured some pictures from the first [read more]

DeMatha is much more than an ‘athletic powerhouse’

August 13, 2017

BY CHRIS MCMANES — DeMatha High graduate Markelle Fultz’s selection as the No. 1 pick in the 2017 NBA Draft brought the Hyattsville school a treasure trove of free publicity. Nearly every major radio and TV network, as well as online and print media, identified Fultz with the school he [read more]

HES, HMS building projects delayed, proposed funding decreased

June 19, 2017

BY HEATHER WRIGHT — With school summer vacation here, school construction projects may not be uppermost in anyone’s mind. However, public schools and their facilities are often significant factors for families moving into an area. Not to mention those who already live and are raising children [read more]

HMS achieves permanent status for creative writing program

May 17, 2017

BY HEATHER WRIGHT — Starting spring 2018, applicants for the creative writing program at Hyattsville Middle School (HMS) could start hearing wishes of “Break a leg!” prior to their auditions. The HMS community successfully campaigned for the permanent reinstatement of its creative writing [read more]
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