Life On The Farm

Life On The Farm

Thirty minutes outside of Washington DC is a farm. For three days, Armstrong’s 5th graders got to experience what it takes to live on a farm. We went deep into Maryland all the way to Hard Bargain Farm. Farm life is tiring, hard, dangerous, and occasionally exciting.

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Race to the $250 Jackpot at the FPCS Speech Competition

Race to the $250 Jackpot at the FPCS Speech Competition

Have you ever entered a competition where you have to write an essay about an African-American person? Well, this was one of those competitions! Some Friendship students, including me, were lucky enough to participate in the semi-finals of the Friendship Public Charter School Second Annual Black History Month Oratory Competition.

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The 2017 Power of Words Performances!

The 2017 Power of Words Performances!

FEBRUARY 28th, 2017, Friendship Armstrong Academy: Today you are going to be reading about the 2017 Black History Month performances at Friendship Armstrong Academy and about the early childhood performance called “The Power of Words”. The students performed the celebration of “The Power of Words” to celebrate Black History Month and what it means to them and how we can remember the African-Americans from our history.

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Crazy for the Reading Room

Crazy for the Reading Room

On April 12, 2016, Friendship Armstrong Elementary had a ribbon cutting ceremony for the new Reading Room. In the Reading Room, the first thing I noticed was the artwork and I saw the bins with the grade levels on them, so if you're in a rush, you don’t have to ask the teacher. 

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