When Skies Are Gray follows the story of Western High School from its founding in 1898 and its later transition to the Duke Ellington School of the Arts in the 1970s. Housed on 35th and R streets, Duke Ellington High School caters to a vibrant arts community in the district. Neighborhood challenges arise due to the upcoming renovation of the school during the 2013-2014 academic year.

Maggie Cleary: Producer/Director, Caroline Diemer: Writer, Peter Swan: DV, John Roach: Editor

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