11th-12th Grade - Constitutional Law On the last Monday in February, Ginger A.'s class attended oral arguments at the US Supreme Court in the case Dubin v. U.S., which involves a provider committing Medicaid fraud while using a patient's identity. Ginger reported that, while the case rests on rather obtuse interpretations of the text of the underlying law ("instrumental use" or "incidental use"), the class found most illuminating how the personalities of the justices were revealed by the process.
12th Grade - Art History
Maureen M.'s class continued their enviable tour of DC's museums at the National Museum of the American Indian, researching decisions made in creating a museum. They observed educational material, architectural plans, and curatorial notes, which will inform their Indigenous Americas project: creating their own museum to house an unique Indigenous American collection of art and architecture.
Pictured: posing like statues (with Starbucks) on 4th Street SW. Can you tell which student is attempting contrapposto?
In late February, the Class of 2028 took over the Herbert Wells Ice Arena in College Park, MD. EBPA Grade Rep Greg D. P'28, '25 added "many skaters demonstrated a range of skills, from amateur to journeyman skater. After a thrilling game of sharks and minnows, students and family members enjoyed homemade treats from baker extraordinaire Jen R. '28."