Is there anything you have ever wanted to know about the Washington Jesuit Academy’s Headmaster, Marcus Washington? That’s the question we recently posed to our students and they responded with an overwhelming yes! For the first blog post of the 2017 – 2018 academic year, we invited students to submit questions for Mr. Washington to answer. From his childhood to working at WJA, they covered a range of topics. Read below to see what our students wanted to know and how Mr. Washington answered.
Throughout the school year we try and provide the students with fun breaks from their routine, to build community and school spirit. One way we do this is the annual pumpkin carving contest. Each Formation receives two pumpkins and supplies for either carving or decorating their pumpkins. In the end, two winning pumpkins are chosen.
"We ask a lot of our young men - and ourselves - throughout the 11 hour days for 11 months of the year and it is only with proper rest that everyone can rise to meet those expectations. "