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The Fishing School News

  • Math + Science Night engaged DC Metropolitan Police Department volunteers who helped students perform experiments and beat challenges using their math and science knowledge.  Read a recap here. (March 2016)
  • Congratulations to Bishop Walker for achieving 100% parent participation at Literacy Night!  Read a recap here. (January 2016)
  • J. O. Wilson Elementary 3rd grader Kaaron R. is awarded Wyndham Vacation Ownership Tom Lewis Student of the Year! Watch our video recap of the End of Year Showcase and Award Ceremony (May 2015).
  • Take a look at the latest edition of The Catch, our student-led publication (June, 2014)

  • Check out the first edition of our student-led publication, The Catch (June, 2013)
  • All the latest program news and upcoming events, eNewsletter (May, 2013)


The Fishing School in the News

  • Brainfood came and taught our Rising Scholars how to cook a healthier version of Chicken Alfredo on May 15, 2012. Check out photos of their tasty instruction as well as the recipe here! Thanks for your partnership, Brainfood!
  • DC Children and Youth Investment Trust Corporation mentions TFS and our program partner Washington Jazz Institute in their grantee newsletter! Click here to read the full article.
  • Northrop Grumman Global Hawk Business Development manager and The Fishing School board member Eric Garvin was awarded a community service award for demonstrating strong leadership in the minority STEM community through volunteer activities, February 21, 2011. Click here to read the full article.
  • The Fishing School's Jayquan Holloway was featured on WAMU radio in a segment named Students Produce Crafts with Conscience, December 13, 2010. Click here to listen.
  • The Fishing School vandalized, November 23, 2010. WUSA9

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  • AMERICAN SYSTEMS CEO and President Bill Hoover speaks about the organization's support of The Fishing School and other local organizations, July 13, 2010
    Click here to read the full article.


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