Education

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]

PHOTOS: Mini artists showcase their masterpieces at HES art show

March 25, 2017

BY KRISSI HUMBARD — Elementary students rushed around the school halls on Thursday evening, pointing to pictures, paintings and collages, excited to see each piece. Parents followed behind, just as eager to see it all. Hyattsville Elementary School (HES) held its much-anticipated 3rd annual art [read more]

Northwestern High students walk out, protest Trump

November 18, 2016

BY KRISSI HUMBARD — A group of Northwestern High School students stood on the side of Adelphi Road, chanting “our Future, our concern!” and “not my president!” while holding protest signs Friday afternoon. Many passersby honked, cheering the group on. About [read more]
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