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Inside the Smithsonian National Air and Space Museum there are exhibits documenting the history of flight, from the Wright Brothers' first flight at Kitty Hawk, to Charles Lindbergh's exploits in the Spirit of St. Louis (top left), to the first moon landing, and everything in between. Courtesy of Wikimedia Commons

Priceless adventures

As the summer winds down and school floats back to the top of everyone's minds, students should take advantage of their last few days of freedom. A great way to ease back into the idea of learning would be by spending a day in Downtown DC visiting museums and monuments.
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Dr. Doran began working for MCPS in 1997. Courtesy of Wootton High School's Web Team

Wootton High School Principal dies

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Ant-Man (Paul Rudd) rushes into the fight with his ant allies. Courtesy of Marvel Entertainment​

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N.W.A. released "Straight Outta Compton" in 1988. Courtesy of Ruthless Records

"Straight Outta Compton" will have viewers streaming straight into the theater

"Straight Outta Compton" is at times difficult to watch, but overall an epic and captivating film that raps brutal truths about race and police brutality—which continue to resonate today.

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