Bit by bit, a new gymnasium floor is rounding into shape at Don Bosco Christo Rey High School in Takoma Park. It is still unfinished, but soon enough, the boys’ basketball team, which used to practice on a tile floor
With the help of Cristo Rey High School’s partnership with the business community, every senior gets into college. Dean Reynolds reports on a Jesuit priest whose movement is spreading across the nation.
Last Thursday, we stopped by the 7th annual Celebrity Waiters Luncheon in Chevy Chase, benefiting Don Bosco Cristo Rey High School in Takoma Park. Snapped here: event co-hosts Leon Harris of ABC 7 and Sue Palka of Fox 5 with
After miguel colon lost his father to gun violence at age three, his mother fled new york city to seek a life for her children unshackled by too familiar crime. With few viable options, she settled in the poverty –
With statistics verifying the skyrocketing rates of childhood obesity; controversy raging over the Healthy, Hunger-Free Kids Act of 2010 (see sidebar); and Michelle Obama championing the anti-obesity cause, upgrading the quality of school cafeteria food has become a national obsession.
The backlit glass screen glowed as Michala Slade tapped away at the keyboard of her computer deep inside a row of cubicles. Not an unusual sight in the busy Washington office of The Carlyle Group LP, except that she is
by Jay Mathews Twelve years ago, I stumbled across a story that seemed too good to be true. A Catholic high school in Chicago ensured its financial survival by having students help pay their tuition by working one day a