Our Stories

FLOC on WUSA9

Last week, FLOC was interviewed by Ariane Datil from WUSA9 for a story on tutoring services offered in the DC area, and how Covid-19 has affected those services. She was wondering if the global pandemic and subsequent result of home-schooling and virtual learning had caused...

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FLOC is Growing!

Despite everything going on in the world right now, FLOC is proud to announce that we have added three new members to our team! We are so excited to introduce them to you, and know that they will do great things here at FLOC. Perla Domingo,...

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Cool Off in D.C. this Summer!

I scream, you scream, we all scream for ice cream! D.C. is notorious for its scorching summers, and this year is no exception. That's why we've put together a list of 15 local D.C. ice cream shops that are currently open during the quarantine. You...

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Summer Quarantine Activities!

For many of us, July marks close to 4 months that we've been in quarantine and unfortunately it doesn't look like things will be going back to normal anytime soon. Here at FLOC, we've come up with a list of activities you can enjoy with...

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A Letter from FLOC’s 3rd Graders

To finish up their unit on human interactions with animal habitats, FLOC's 3rd grade ELA study group wrote the following letter to the community.  The letter urges people to show more respect for animals and take better care of the environment.  Dear FLOC Community, We are writing...

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Juneteenth

Also known as Freedom Day, Juneteenth (June 19th) marks the day the last slaves were freed in the United States. Although the Emancipation Proclamation was issued by President Abraham Lincoln in 1963, the Civil War made it difficult to spread the news of slaves' freedom...

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High Fives Good Vibes

In these unprecedented times, we at FLOC wanted to do something to spread a little kindness and positivity. Watch the video and follow the steps below to learn how YOU can help spread some good vibes! And don't forget to email a picture of your...

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Talking About Race

In these times of civil unrest and global pandemic, it can be hard to know what, and how much, to tell our kids. In the hopes of easing some of that stress, we have gathered some resources to help empower and prepare you to have...

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A Letter to the FLOC Family

Dear FLOC Family,  Honestly, this is hard to write. Like you, I’ve been watching the news, reading articles, talking with loved ones, and trying to understand why history keeps repeating. The recent murders of George Floyd, Breonna Taylor, Ahmaud Arbery, and the tragic deaths of too...

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Daughter’s of Liberty

FLOC's virtual 4th grade ELA study group just finished up a project on the Daughters of Liberty, a group of women who staged protests leading up to the American Revolution. Our students had a great time learning about and re-telling this important piece of history....

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