Catherine Munkittrick

Exploring her family tree at its roots

Sarah Jackson wants to reconnect with her roots – and they dig deeper than the average American heritage. While learning about Thanksgiving in grade school, Jackson found out that her great-grandmother was a Cherokee Indian. “I was always left wondering if [Thanksgiving] was all my ancestors left behind,” Jackson, a junior, said. “The little information […]

Paranormal promenade

View District haunted tours in a larger map D.C. Ghost Tours Location: Lafayette Square Park Meeting place: Dolley Madison House, located at 1520 H St. When: Nightly tours offered March to mid-November from 8 to 9:30 p.m. Winter hours vary. Price: $15 for ages 12 and up, $8 for ages 7 to 11, free for […]

Stepping to an old-fashioned beat

Sporting T-shirts that say, “We do it quick, quick, slow,” the ballroom dance team walks – or maybe waltzes – to its own beat. For the past 15 years, the team has trained students in various types of ballroom dances to compete at the local and national level. After being dragged to a practice two […]