DC students are back-in-school: Parents send us photos

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Source: @MurielBowser

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Thousands of children are back-in-school in the District.

Not only did all 103 public schools in DC open its doors, but today Mayor Muriel Bowser along with Chancellor Kaya Henderson kicked off the school year at a brand new high school.

Ron Brown College Preparatory High School is a new all-boys school in DC.  The new school is located on 4800 Meade Street, NE, Washington, DC.

According to District of Columbia Public Schools Press Secretary, Michelle Lerner, this school will serve 9th grade in this 2016 -2017 school year and the high school will add a grade each year until the school serves 9-12th grades.

“The school provides a student-centered, college preparatory curriculum that will develop and enhance young men’s character, academic curiosity, and service,” Lerner said. “Coursework includes rigorous academics, including Latin.”

Mayor Bowser posted photos showing herself directing traffic and photos of children back in school.

As the first day is school comes to an end, parents make sure you send us photos showing off your little ones heading back-to-school. You can post them on our Facebook or send us a Tweet using @DCW50 or the hashtag: DCWUnfiltered