St. Thomas More Catholic Academy, the ‘heart of Fourth Street,’ celebrates ribbon-cutting for new playground

A new playground is an exciting milestone for an elementary school, as playgrounds hold a lot of laughter, friendship, and imagination for younger students. On Sept. 6, community members, faculty, and the students at St. Thomas More Catholic Academy in Southeast Washington, D.C., braved the city’s heat wave to join Cardinal Wilton Gregory in a blessing and ribbon-cutting ceremony for the new playground there.

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