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Reminder: Hyde’s Lottery Wraps Up Soon

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As GM reported last month, the lottery to enter Hyde-Addison Elementary School wraps up March 2, just a week and a half away. And also remember, next year Hyde will be enrolling three year olds for the first time. As GM explained, this may complicate your planning a bit:

Hyde will be offering one Pre-K3 class and one Pre-K4 class. This creates a bit of a dilemma for parents of three year olds (like GM). If you do not enter for or win a slot for Pre-K3, unless something changes the following year, you will have a very slim chance of getting a slot at Pre-K4 for the Fall of 2016. Most of the slots for the Pre-K4 classroom for the Fall 2016 would be taken up by the Pre-K3 kids rising a level.

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Good morning Georgetown, here’s the latest:

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Under Armour’s Subtle Nod to its Georgetown Roots

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The focus of Under Armour’s connection to Georgetown recently has been on the company’s plans to open a store in the old Nathan’s building. But GM realized that starting last year, the company has been putting out a subtle tribute to the company’s Georgetown roots.

It comes in the form of the store’s “lifestyle” non-athletic brand “35th and O”. This isn’t a testament to Under Armour’s founder’s love of Saxby’s but rather a reference to his grandmother’s house. He explained to the Post last year:

[W]e bootstrapped, and my first year in business, we did $17,000 in sales out of a little townhouse on the corner of 35th and O Street in Georgetown…It was three floors. I was living upstairs, and the kitchen was up there. I had a sales office on the ground floor, which was essentially the dining room and living room. In the basement, we kept inventory. And in the corner of the sales office, we kept “The Price is Right” on the television.

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The Morning Metropolitan

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Good morning Georgetown, here’s the latest:

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1800 block of Wisconsin Ave.

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