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Air Force and Toledo Face Off In The 2011 Military Bowl

From Jennifer Schiller: 

The full slate of game day events has been finalized for the 2011 Military Bowl presented by Northrop Grumman. Distinctive Military Bowl game experiences will begin 20 minutes prior to kickoff with the U.S. Army Ranger Group Parachute Team, followed by a welcome by D.C. Mayor, the Honorable Vincent C. Gray, a moment of silence leading into the National Anthem and a flyover by a Northrop Grumman-designed and built B-2 Spirit Stealth Bomber.

DPR Holiday Schedule

 

From the D.C. Government:

In observance of the holidays, all DC Department of Parks and Recreation (DPR) facilities are closed Saturday, December 24th through Monday, December 26th. DPR will again close for New Years beginning Saturday, December 31th through Monday, January 2nd.

Wilson Aquatic Center, 4551 Fort Drive, NW in Ward 1 and the William Rumsey Aquatic Center, 635 North Carolina Avenue, SE in Ward 6 will be open on Monday, December 26 and Monday, January 2, 2012 from 9:00am – 5:00pm.

DC Bowl Committee And Events DC Announce Schedule Of Events For 2011 Military Bowl Game Week

DC Bowl Committee And Events DC Announce Schedule Of Events For 2011 Military Bowl Game Week

From Jennifer Schiller:

The DC Bowl Committee and Events DC today announced the bowl week schedule for the 2011 Military Bowl presented by Northrop Grumman, benefiting the USO. 

Air Force To Face Toledo in 2011 Military Bowl at RFK Stadium

Air Force To Face Toledo in 2011 Military Bowl at RFK Stadium

 

From Teri Washington:

The 2011 Military Bowl presented by Northrop Grumman, and benefitting the USO, will include a United States service academy as the Air Force Falcons (7-5) from the Mountain West Conference (MWC) have accepted an invitation to play in the bowl at RFK Stadium on December 28. Air Force will host the Toledo Rockets (8-4) from the Mid-American Conference (MAC) in a match-up that will air live on ESPN at 4:30 p.m. EST.  

Annual Poetry Slam Showcases DC SCORES Student-Athletes

Last night, November 30, DC SCORES held the first part of their annual Poetry Slam at the Columbia Heights Education Campus.

Student athletes from 14 DC SCORES elementary and middle schools took to the stage and put on quite a show.  

Each elementary school performed two original group poems and one original individual poem, while teams from the participating middle schools performed one, two, or three songs that grew out of their original poetry.  

In the elementary school group, Bancroft took 3rd place, H.D. Cooke took 2nd place, and Perry Street Prep claimed the top prize.  Shaw won first place for the middle schools, and Lincoln was awarded second.  

Read a full recap on the night that was on DCSCORE blog.

Take a look at the video above to see one specific performance from the Brightwood Education Campus.