Capital Student News

Past and Present

Miriam Boye, Banneker Academic H.S., SOTC 2016, Reporter

August 5, 2016

The construction was like a dinosaur constantly roaring in my ears. The smell was very musty, and dust was flying everywhere. The calm, stoic Marines walking past in their camouflaged uniforms contrasted with the hectic construction...


Irmarys Cortes, Guest Fiction Writer

November 24, 2015

Every exhale was followed by a cloud of smoke. Jonathan had done drugs before, but today was the first time he actually felt he needed it. His memories of that day would not leave him alone and it too much for him. It was all...

American Education Week 2015 Begins

Camille Stephenson and Seth Green-Williams, Reporters

November 17, 2015

American Education Week at Banneker was kicked off with a guest speaker, Yasmine Arrington, an alumna from the class of 2011. She delivered an inspiring message saying “the tassel is worth the hassle” and you can achieve a...

Fiction Story: Reed Between the Lines

Ramani Wilson, Guest Fiction Writer

November 17, 2015

*Cellphone conversation* “Hello? Is everything alright?” “Hi, may I order a medium cheese pizza with pepperoni and olives please?” “Oh. Another prank? Ma’am are you aware that you called the police?” “Yes, that...

Banneker SGA Members Share Their Plans

Ifunanyachukwu Azikiwe, Reporter

November 17, 2015

We all remember the pomp and circumstance surrounding the intense Student Government Association (SGA) campaigning and election here at Benjamin Banneker. But who are the people we voted for and what are they doing? An interview...

Banneker Students and Staff Experience Grading Scale Changes

October 30, 2015

Huge changes have occurred at Benjamin Banneker Academic High School with the grading scale. Due to D.C. standardizing Banneker's grading scale has went from exceptional to being just like everyone else. -Camille Stephenson  

Banneker SGA Members Share Their Plans

October 30, 2015

New Student Government Association (SGA) members have been elected at Benjamin Banneker Academic High School. SGA members are making plans to advocate on the behalf of the students. -Ifunanyachukwu Azikiwe

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