Anacostia High

A New Tech Network Project-Based Learning School

October-November Newsletter

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Our Mission

Anacostia High School prepares students to dismantle systems of inequity through nurturing, challenging, relevant, and joyful learning experiences. Our aim is to empower students to be self-aware, critical thinkers that are stewards of the community that positively influence the world.

Hello Ana Family

Hello Ana Family,

I hope this message finds you safe and healthy as we head into the cooler months. The season is changing, we've gained an hour of sleep and we are in the midst of one of the most important elections of our time. We hope that you are voting and talking to your children about the importance of voting.

It was great to speak with many of you at our October Community Meeting. I hope to see more of you at the next community meeting. Please be sure we have your most up-to-date contact information so that you get access to all school-wide information.

As a reminder, if your child is having trouble with your technology, course schedules, learning programs, or need mental health support, please contact us immediately at

Also, follow us online (see below) for updates on all the great things happening at Anacostia!

I am looking forward to a great year!

William Haith, Principal

To access your student accounts login via Clever

1. Log into clever:

2. Enter your username: Example:

3. Enter your password: mm/dd/yy (if two digit year fails, try four digit year) example: 061320 or 06132020

4. To get to your classes, select Canvas

5. To check your grades, select Aspen

6. For check your points to purchase SWAG, select Live School

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Join us: Mindful Monday's, Wellness Wednesday's and Freestyle Friday's

Email Ms. Moon at to learn more!
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Zumba Wednesday's

Bring the family and join us every Wednesday! This opportunity is open to the entire community. To join email:

Anacostia Redesign Updates (#AnaXdesign)

Our Redesign Big Bets are in full swing! We are three months into our Project-based learning, NAF Career Academies, and the Dream Team programs.

The video above is a great example of project-based learning in action. Students in the 10th- grade studied moments in history when silence fed oppression and when using your voice led to freedom and unity!

In addition, our civil engineering and public leadership career academies held career exposure events in urban agriculture and forensic science. Please be sure your child completes their career assessment and ask them about the virtual classroom field trips! If you have questions, please email Mrs. Adamson at

Dream team captains are working hard to administer the dream team Gallups Strength Finder assessment to every 9th-grade student. Ask your child about his/her strengths! If they haven't taken their strengths assessment, please reach out to their dream team captain!

To get all the latest information on all things Redesign and Connected schools, follow us on Instagram and Twitter @Anaconnected.

Anacostia Redesign Video-#WhyAna #AnaXdesign
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Sign-up for Athletics and Clubs

We have many clubs and sports! To see the complete list of clubs, sports, community service and tutoring supports available visit the Anacostia Resource Hub in Canvas! To learn more click here or email Athletic Director, Reid at
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Follow Us Online

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