Live in DC? Weigh in on Children’s Budget and More!

Residents and stakeholders should jump on these three opportunities for input into District government programs and practices. The DC government has two surveys open. The first is about improving the utility of the annual Children’s Budget report.****   The second is about your experience calling 211 on a cell phone (available in English, Spanish, French,Continue reading “Live in DC? Weigh in on Children’s Budget and More!”

DCPS Open Houses Kick Off this Month!

Curious about your neighborhood school? Check out the upcoming open houses. Mark your calendar now, but check back if the weather is particularly ‘iffy’ (as in 30 inches of snow…).

Capitol Hill Walk to School Day 2010 – Wed 10/6

Capitol Hill Walk to School Day 2010 Wednesday, October 6, 7:30 am – Lincoln Park Join the Capitol Hill school community for Walk to School Day, an annual celebration of our walkable, bikeable neighborhood, healthy bodies, a cleaner environment, and safe routes to school with a kick-off event and breakfast in Lincoln Park.  Wear yourContinue reading “Capitol Hill Walk to School Day 2010 – Wed 10/6”

CHPSPO September 21 meeting at Tyler

The Capitol Hill Public School Parent Organization will hold it’s September 21 meeting at Tyler Elementary (1001 G Street, SE). The meeting will begin at 6:30 p.m. The agenda is attached. We will have a discussion with Ward 6 school board candidates Melissa Rohan and Monica Warren-Jones. Each school board candidate will have 5 minutesContinue reading “CHPSPO September 21 meeting at Tyler”

Ward 6 Council Candidates’ Forum – Thank You

The Capitol Hill Public Schools Parent Organization (CHPSPO) thanks Councilmember Tommy Wells and candidate Kelvin Robinson, who did a fantastic job at the Candidates’ Forum held on August 24, 2010. Our goal was for our members and the community to hear their views on issues of special significance to families. We feel that goal was metContinue reading “Ward 6 Council Candidates’ Forum – Thank You”

Ward 6 Middle Schools Plan – Good Stuff for Capitol Hill Students

DCPS hosted a community meeting for the Ward 6 community (for all families of children attending Ward 6 schools) on Thursday, July 29 @ Maury Elementary.

Attendance was pretty impressive for a mid-summer meeting (50ish participants).

The presentation and all supporting documents (Collaboration Team, Survey feedback and Summary of plan for each individual schools) will be available on the DCPS site:

DCPS to Reveal the Ward 6 Middle School Plan – July 29

Please join the Capitol Hill and Ward 6 DCPS community:

Thursday, July 29

Maury Elementary School

1250 Constitution Ave., NE

6-7:30 PM

For background on this initiative, go to:

DCPS background
CHPSPO background
For more information about this meeting, please contact Claudia Lujan at (202) 719-6598 or