CHPSPO Meeting Notes – March 15

The Capitol Hill Public Schools Parent Organization meeting was held at Maury Elementary School on March 15, 2011, 6:30 – 8 p.m.

1) Reviewed Briefing for Kaya Henderson, March 23, 5:30 p.m. Action: updated slides to be submitted to Suzanne Wells ( Click here for the final version of the presentation.

2) Ward 6 Middle School Communication Strategy (Jason Townsend)

  • Incorporate into presentation to Chancellor Henderson (ask for help from Comms Team/Peggy O’Brien)
  • Maury parent Amy W to help develop strategy
  • – School notes on Rag – CHPSPO
  • Get enrollment numbers from Moody’s group -Ask Claudia for this info
  • eMail SW if you want to go

3)  SWS Budget: CHPSPO will draft and sign a letter supportive of as much full-funding as possible for programs. Taking into consideration large wait list, large enrollment, expectation of libraries, expectation of art programs

Next CHPSPO Meeting:   April 12, 2011 (note:  Moved to 2nd Tuesday of month because 3rd Tuesday falls during DCPS Spring Break)

Upcoming Events:

March 18:  Ludlow-Taylor’s Spring Gala, Atlas Performing Arts

March 23: Kaya Henderson Briefing, 5:30 p.m

March 26:  Maury at the Market, Eastern Market

April 1:Hill Community Foundation Spring Grant Deadline

April 2:  Brent’s Taste of the Hill Gala

April 9:  School-Within-School at Peabody’s Jazz Gala & Auction

April 30:  A Montessori Night’s Dream:  Second Annual Silent Auction

Meeting with Vincent Gray on Middle School Plan TBD



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