Congressional School Blog

When Students Make the Rules

Giving Students Guided Ownership Over Their Social Behavior

Who Polluted the Potomac?

Kicking off Service Learning for the school year with composting, nut collecting, and an interesting, global look into water pollution beyond the Potomac River

The Art of Interdisciplinary Learning

Art becomes the perfect channel for interdisciplinary learning as teachers collaborate and bring subject areas together.

Service Learning: Students Work Shift at Food for Others Warehouse

The students worked a 2-hour shift at the non-profit's warehouse where they sorted and packaged food and made over 300 Power Packs (weekend food for students in need). 

The Expression of Color

Helping 8th Graders Find the "Right-Fit" High School

Building Rollercoasters

Putting Newton's Laws into Motion in Seventh Grade

Impromptu Science

Helping 8th Graders Find the "Right-Fit" High School

Art Multiplication

Multi-disciplinary learning, blending learning between subjects, is of the strategies that Congressional takes to instill a deeper understanding of a topic for our students. When Mrs. Brock, our middle school art teacher, saw one of the techniques

Pumpkin Math

With autumn upon us, classes across our Primary School program have been pulling in signs of fall into the curriculum, and Mrs. Turk's Kindergarten class has been no exception. Pumpkins are seemingly one of the key elements to fall. They are

Fall Festival 2016