Chance the Rapper Donates Millions to Chicago Schools

Chance the Rapper Donates Millions to Chicago Schools

A lot of people don’t like rap music. Why? Some people feel that the lyrics are gritty, not positive, about violence, living in the projects, and use profanity. There is also the rough beat that can be too much for a lot of people's ears. Nevertheless, some rappers are making a name for themselves.

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A Visit to the Embassy of Haiti

A Visit to the Embassy of Haiti

On Thursday, March 2, 2017, the 4th grade classes took a long awaited trip to visit the Embassy of Haiti along with our IB Coordinator, Dr. Shipp. This trip was a part of an international perspectives and cross-cultural unit the 4th grade classes were covering. Speakers discussed the history, customs and rich culture.

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Woodridge Celebrates Black History Month with HBCU DAY

Woodridge Celebrates Black History Month with HBCU DAY

On Friday, February 17, 2017, the Woodridge staff and students celebrated HBCU Day! What does HBCU stand for? It stands for Historically Black Colleges and Universities. As a part of Black History Month, the day was filled with guest speakers who shared valuable information about attending a historically black college.

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First Snow of the New Year Brings Blizzard Temperatures

First Snow of the New Year Brings Blizzard Temperatures

On Saturday, January 7th, DC saw snow for the first time in the New Year. It wasn’t much, but a dusting to cover the grass. The streets were treated very well with salt. I think there was more salt than actual snow this time. DC really stepped it up this year by planning ahead. 

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