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Best and Worst Public Schools by State

As a recent article emerged ranking the best and worst school systems in the country, it may come as a surprise (or not) to find that DC was ranked as one of the worst. Per Richie Bernado, a senior writer at Wallethub, these rankings were determined by looking at the […]

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Art of Learning at San Miguel School

If you were asked to paint a picture of a lake, you’d probably start by painting the color blue on a canvas, unless you were a trained artist. When you looked at your picture of the lake, you’d probably notice it doesn’t look quite right on the canvas. But if […]

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A Summer of Science and Leadership

By Jose Hernandez San Miguel graduate and rising senior at St. John’s College High School, Jose Hernandez (’14) participated in a leadership conference at American University this summer. Here is a reflection he shared with us about his experience:  I was able to attend the National Student Leadership Conference for the […]

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Getting Ready for the Students!

The halls here at San Miguel may be empty of students this summer, but they are anything but quiet—the sounds of the boys are replaced with the buzz of renovations. Summer is a great time to complete renovations, clean, and even rearrange classrooms in preparation for the new school year. […]

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From Star to Stag–Daniel Rodriguez ’16

Recently, we had the opportunity to catch up with one of our graduates, Daniel Rodriguez, who graduated from San Miguel last year in 2016. He wrote a short post about what he has been up to and how he has been doing: “I am currently a freshman at DeMatha Catholic High […]

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Algebra and Success Add Up

San Miguel offers Algebra for 8th graders because research has shown that early exposure to the subject greatly increases student success rates in high school Math. Many reports also state that Latinos are less likely to be enrolled in advanced Mathematics in high school due to not having access to […]

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First Martin Moran Scholar

In the summer of 2016, the family of the late Martin (Marty) Moran approached San Miguel about honoring Marty’s legacy, his lifelong love of learning and education, and his support of San Miguel as a benefactor and sponsor. An engineer and businessman, with a dream of someday teaching philosophy, Marty […]

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Miguel Men Go to College!

It has been a busy spring season for our graduate support director, Alfonso Motta. He has worked tirelessly with both our current 8th graders, helping them with their high school placements, and our alumni, checking in regularly and engaging them in educational and service endeavors. A few weeks ago, he took a […]

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Robotics on the Road

San Miguel’s Robotics Program has grown by leaps and bounds. Just a few years ago, students only watched videos and read about robots. The school got its first robot a year later and a formed a club in which boys could learn basic skills. How time flies… Recently, the San […]

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Miguel Schools – Cultivating and Growing Leaders

We often hear the phrase, “He/she is a natural-born leader,” associated with successful athletes, military personnel, or business people. We assume these individual are gifted with some native skills and abilities that the rest of us just don’t have. Well, in some cases, it’s probably accurate to make this judgement. […]

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