News & Updates

 
 
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november newsletter

Happening at Emerson

Emerson In the City!  Columnist Isabel

11th Grader Isabel Fajaro now writes a weekly column about Emerson events for the Spotlight on Schools section in Current NewspapersCurrent has offered in-depth local coverage to DC area communities since 1967 in neighborhoods that include Chevy Chase, Dupont Circle, Foggy Bottom, Georgetown, and the Palisades.  Please send information about Emerson events past, present and future to Isabel at mainoffice@emersonprep.org

Emerson on Local News

11th Grader Trevor Williams and 9th Grader Paule Ndjiki-Nya were on local ABC network WJLA Channel 7 about their scholarships and experience at Emerson.   The interview aired on October 20.  Emerson on ABC News

Upcoming Events

“Emerson” Student Film Premiere & Aonzo Mandolin Trio, November 3, 2017

We invite you to an acoustic performance by the Carlo Aonzo Trio and the premiere of the student film “Emerson” on November 3, 2017 at the TMC gymnasium. 

The film is about what makes Emerson a special place and was produced by the students in Mr. Trylch’s Documentary Filmmaking class.

The Carlo Aonzo Trio returns to Emerson.  The trio performs throughout Italy and around the globe.  Their spirited jazz, blues and folk pieces complement their keen sense of humor.  We look forward to seeing you there. 

College Fair, November 5, 2017

Please register for The National Association for College Admission Counseling Greater Washington, DC National College Fair to be held from 12:30-4:00 P.M. on Sunday, 5 November 2017 at the Walter E. Washington Convention Center.  Free registration is available with Ms. Reinhart.

After School Study & Test Prep

Sharing Study Skills

During an SAT/ACT Prep session, 10th Grader Yichen Zhang shared his experiences of SAT preparation with his classmates. Despite his heavy course load, Yichen completes a practice test every week and a good amount of reading every day.  He also discussed tips on how to navigate testing time and his methods for managing test-taking stress. Yichen’s presentation was beneficial and inspirational for his classmates. For more information about after school math support or test prep and to sign-up, click AfterSchoolMathLab   

Follow the ACLU Club on Instagram @emerson_aclu

November College Visits

2nd  11:30 Merrimack College

3:30 Washington College

3rd   3:30 American University

6th   3:30 Salisbury University

7th   11:30 Marshall University

14th 3:30 Adelphi University

16th 3:30 William Peace University

17th 11:30 Columbus College of Art and Design

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“Art is an organ of human life, transmitting man's reasonable perception into feeling”
—Leo Tolstoy


october newsletter 

Before/After School Study & Test Prep

Math Lab:

  • PSAT Prep:                                     Mondays
  • Core Skills/Foundation:                  Tuesdays
  • Algebra Support:                            Wednesdays
  • SAT/ACT Prep:                              Thursdays

 

After School Study Skills Support (3:45-4:45 P.M Monday-Wednesday).

Individual Tutoring 3:45-4:45 P.M. Monday-Thursday).

Free, Before School Study Hall (7:45-8:30 A.M Monday).

For more information and to sign-up click this link

Happening at Emerson

Emerson After School Clubs:

  • Anime (Blackburn):                         Mondays
  • Debate (Dotson):                             Tuesdays
  • Yearbook (von Oehsen):                  Tuesdays
  • Student Council (Malone):              Wednesdays
  • Business Club (Lee):                        Wednesdays
  • Games Club (Muehlburger):           Thursdays
  • ACLU Club (Reinhart):                  Thursdays     

 

Upcoming Events

The PSAT Exam for all Juniors (others are welcome to sign-up) will be given on Wednesday, 11 October 2017 at 9:00 A.M. Please email Ms. Reinhart (andrea.reinhart@emersonprep.net) for more information.

 

October 2017 College Visits

2nd   11:30       Maryland Institute College of Art (https://www.mica.edu/

         3:30        Hampshire College (https://www.hampshire.edu/

3rd   11:30        Syracuse University (https://www.syracuse.edu/

         3:30        Miami of Ohio (https://www.miamioh.edu/

4th   11:30        Pace University (http://www.pace.edu/

         3:30        State University of New York College (https://www.suny.edu/

5th    11:30       Southeastern University (http://www.seu.edu/

          3:30       Saint Joseph’s University (https://www.sju.edu/

          3:30       Sarah Lawrence College (https://www.sarahlawrence.edu/

6th      3:30       St. Edward’s University (https://www.stedwards.edu/)

10th  11:30       Hobart & William Smith Colleges (http://www2.hws.edu/

          3:30       Guilford College (https://www.guilford.edu/

12th    3:30       The New School (https://www.newschool.edu/

13th  11:30       Stonehill College (http://www.stonehill.edu/)

          3:30       Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University (https://erau.edu/

16th    3:30       Birmingham-Southern University (https://www.bsc.edu/

17th    3:30       Washington & Jefferson College (http://www.washjeff.edu/)

19th  11:30       New York University (https://www.nyu.edu/)

          3:30       George Mason University (https://www2.gmu.edu/

20th    3:30       Bennington College (http://www.bennington.edu/

23rd    3:30       Catholic University (https://www.catholic.edu/index.html

24th     3:30       Vanderbilt University (https://www.vanderbilt.edu/

25th     3:30       Goucher College (http://www.goucher.edu/

30th    3:30       Fisk University (https://www.fisk.edu/

 

Support Emerson

Support the Emerson Annual Fund with Emerson school supplies, gifts, and wear from the EmersonPrep1852Store 

“But [computers] are useless. They can only give you answers”
—Pablo Picasso 

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September Newsletter

Before/After School Study & Test Prep

Math Lab begins on Monday, September 25, 2017 after school (3:45-5:00 P.M.)  ($175-$500/Term):

  • PSAT Prep:                            Mondays
  • Core Skills/Foundation:       Tuesdays
  • Algebra Support:                  Wednesdays
  • SAT/ACT Prep:                       Thursdays

Returning!  After School Study Skills Support starts Monday September 25, 2017 ($175-$500/Term; Monday-Wednesday) (3:45-4:45 P.M). 

Individual Tutoring is available ($65/Hour; Monday-Thursday) (3:45-4:45 P.M.).

Free & Before School Study Hall starts Monday September 25, 2017 in Math Classroom.  Drop in!

For more information and to sign-up email mainoffice@emersonprep.net

Note: Opportunity Scholarship Funding available for a limited number of participating families.

 

Happening at Emerson

After School Emerson Clubs start on Monday, September 25, 2017. 

Sign-up sheet on Elevator Bulletin Board.

  • Anime (Blackburn):                         Mondays
  • Debate (Dotson):                              Tuesdays
  • Yearbook (von Oehsen):                Tuesdays
  • Student Council (Malone):            Wednesdays
  • Business Club (TBD):                   Wednesdays
  • Games Club (Muehlburger):          Thursdays
  • ACLU Club (Reinhart):                 Thursdays

 ·         Coming Attraction:  The Emerson Video is in production by the Documentary Filmmaking class and is scheduled for release in October 2017.

 

Upcoming Events

The PSAT Exam is for all Juniors is on Wednesday, 11 October 2017 at 9:00 A.M. (others are welcome to sign-up). Please email Ms. Reinhart (andrea.reinhart@emersonprep.net) for more information.

September 2017 College Visits:

19th @ 11:30 A.M. St. John’s College (https://www.sjc.edu/)

19th @ 3:30 P.M. St. Mary’s College of Maryland (http://www.smcm.edu/)

20th @ 3:30 P.M. Radford University (https://www.radford.edu/content/radfordcore/home.html)

25th @ 11:30 A.M. Beloit College (https://www.beloit.edu/)

26th @ 3:30 P.M. Ohio Wesleyan University (https://www.owu.edu/)

27th @ 3:30 P.M. The George Washington University (https://www.gwu.edu/)

29th @ 3:30 P.M. Ursinus College (https://www.ursinus.edu/)

 

"Most of the shadows of life are caused by standing in our own sunshine."
—Ralph Waldo Emerson