Baking Competition at EC Washington, DC

Baking cookies on Valentine’s Day On Valentine’s Day, there is nothing more appropriate than tasting delicious home-made cookies from the EC Washington, DC students! The Upper-Intermediate class organised a baking championship with three contestants, one host and 5 judges! The contestants presented their recipes to the judges and offered their cookies for tasting, while remaining … Read more

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At a Live Jazz Concert with EC Washington, DC

Jazz Concert at the American Art Museum At EC Washington, DC, we are always trying to find free, or affordable, and exciting things to do in the city and get our students to experience life in beautiful Washington, DC! Last Thursday, our school visited the American Art Museum’s Courtyard Cafe and enjoyed a live jazz … Read more

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Arabic dessert break at EC Washington, DC

Dessert break at EC Washington, DC Ayedh, one of EC Washington, DC’s students, cooked sweets and made Arabic coffee and tea for the whole school! He prepared a delicious Kunafa and Basbousa, traditional Arabic desserts. This was a lovely gesture and an impromptu opportunity to help students learn about each other’s cultures and emphasized EC … Read more

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At the Wall Street Journal with EC Washington, DC

Our visit to the Wall Street Journal On Friday, February 10th, our advanced class took the elevator up one floor and visited the Wall Street Journal. It is indeed unique and lucky that our school is so close to such important and well-known institutions like the WSJ! Our students had the opportunity to sit down … Read more

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Coffee, Books and Talks with ECDC students

 At Potter’s House Café & Social Space with EC DC students Last Tuesday, some EC DC students visited a unique little coffee place called Potter’s House. Located in the beautiful Adams Morgan area, Potter’s House has an incredible selection of books about social issues, world history, activism, equal rights and much more. After we found our … Read more

Poetry Contest at EC Washington

EC Washington participates in the Golden Haiku Contest EC Washington’s teachers and students have decided to participate in the Golden Haiku Contest in Washington DC. Haiku is a traditional form of Japanese poetry. Haiku poems consist of 3 lines which rarely rhyme. Last Friday, the students of EC Washington wrote poems and read them out loud in front of all … Read more

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Dinner Time for EC Washington

Dinner at Lapis Bistro with EC Washington Washington, DC is a very cosmopolitan city with a growing restaurant scene. Among the colorful streets of DC you can find a great variety of ethnic restaurants, enriching us with flavors from all around the world. One of these restaurants is Lapis Bistro, a modern Afghan restaurant in Adams … Read more

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Free Academic Workshops at EC’s ESL Washington School

Mr. Luther King Jr. Lecture at EC Washington   Every week at EC’s ESL Washington School, we offer a free extra class to all of our students who wish to participate. This week’s free academic workshop was a very interactive and informative lecture about Martin Luther King Jr. On January 15th, in the USA, we celebrate Martin Luther … Read more

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Renwick Gallery with EC Washington

At the Renwick Gallery with EC Washington   A room full of colorful fishnets. A 3D print of the original Greek Slave statue. Surprisingly beautiful artwork made of animal bones and teeth. Gracefully destroyed ceramic vessels. These, and many more, are the current exhibitions of the Renwick Gallery. A Gallery that allows visitors to experience … Read more

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Mount Pleasant Walking Tour with EC Washington

Beautiful Mount Pleasant  Walking around one of the oldest and most picturesque neighborhoods of Washington, DC with a group of EC Washington students. The first Wednesday of 2017, five Brazilians, one French, one Kazakh and one Greek strolled around DC’s historic Mt Pleasant area on a beautiful sunny afternoon! We followed the heritage trail of Mt Pleasant … Read more