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DCPS Beautification Day
On Saturday, August 23rd DDOE’s and Sustainable DC will team-up to volunteer for this annual citywide “spruce up” of all DC public school buildings in preparation for the first day of school. Some of the tasks include: general cleaning, planting flowers, trimming bushes, painting exterior doors, sorting library books, etc. Interested volunteers should register.