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New restaurants come to Tenleytown

Tenleytown is home not only to Wilson High School and many of its students, but also to a large variety of enterprises. With the exception of several mattress stores, a CVS, Tenley Liquor, and Middle C Music, the majority of businesses on the Tenley stretch of Wisconsin avenue are restaurants. In recent months it has

Wilson students prepare for Artsfest

Wilson High School is hosting its third annual ArtsFest this Friday, May 20 from 4 p.m. to 10 at night. “ArtsFest brings awareness to the arts and gives everyone a chance to participate, including students who aren’t taking art classes,” said Mary Lambert, head of the Wilson art department. Serena Wiltshire, a Wilson parent, has

School cancelled after a blown fuse leaves Wilson and surrounding buildings without power

A power outage in the Tenleytown area was caused by a blown fuse at around 7:20 a.m. this morning. Wilson and a few surrounding buildings, including Deal Middle School, were affected. At around 9:30 a.m. administrators dismissed students for the day despite ongoing efforts to fix the electrical problem. According to Matt Anderson, a worker

DCPS teachers stage protest over contracts

Dozens of DCPS teachers braved the rainy weather on the morning of May 5 to demand a new and re-negotiated contract with the school system. The crowd’s chants dominated the typically quiet ambiance of Tenleytown, demanding attention from all passerby. Their protest was directed towards the Chancellor of DC Public Schools Kaya Henderson, due to

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