Testimony For April 17, 2013 Council Hearing On School Budget By Committee On Education – By Laura Marks

Testimony of Laura Hansen Marks 634 D Street, NE Washington, DC  20002 Council of the District of Columbia: Committee On Education Councilmember David Catania, Chairman  Fiscal Year 2014 Budget Hearing Wednesday, April 17, 2013 Room 500, John A. Wilson Building My name is Laura Marks.  I am a resident of Ward 6 and have livedContinue reading “Testimony For April 17, 2013 Council Hearing On School Budget By Committee On Education – By Laura Marks”

For Immediate Release: Parents and Students Protest DCPS Cuts to Libraries

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Sunday, May 20, 2012   Contact:  Peter MacPherson, pmacpher@aol.com, 202-315-8155   Parents and Students Protest DCPS Cuts to Libraries   Washington, DC- On Monday, May 21, 2012, parents and students from across Washington, DC will be protesting school librarian cuts by the District of Columbia Public Schools (DCPS) in the FY13 budget.  TheContinue reading “For Immediate Release: Parents and Students Protest DCPS Cuts to Libraries”

5/30 at 7 pm — FREE Community Screening of “Cafeteria Man”

Do you care what our kids are eating at school? FREE COMMUNITY SCREENING OF “CAFETERIA MAN” Wednesday, May 30 – 7:00 pm The Hill Center – 921 Pennsylvania Avenue, SE Find out what other schools are doing to make the change to locally-grown, freshly-prepared meals.  Stay for a discussion after the film with filmmaker RichardContinue reading “5/30 at 7 pm — FREE Community Screening of “Cafeteria Man””

CHPSPO Meeting Agenda: Tuesday, April 17, 6:30 pm at Maury ES

Capitol Hill Public Schools Parent Organization Maury Elementary School 1250 Constitution Avenue, NE April 17, 2012 6:30 p.m. – 8 p.m. Mission Statement – To promote cooperation among the parent organizations of the public schools on Capitol Hill in order to improve the education received by all children attending our schools. 6:30 pm Welcome andContinue reading “CHPSPO Meeting Agenda: Tuesday, April 17, 6:30 pm at Maury ES”

Help kick start the Watkins ES Teaching Kitchen!

Watkins Elementary benefits from the FoodPrints Program, funded by the non-profit FRESHFARM Markets.  FoodPrints integrates our delicious, edible garden into weekly classroom lessons that inspire and educate our students and their families about the importance of eating fresh, simple, nutritious food.  Each year, this program reaches more than 200 1st and 3rd grade students andContinue reading “Help kick start the Watkins ES Teaching Kitchen!”

3/12/11 — Tyler’s Alchemy of Great Taste

Tickets: $50 advance purchase*: Buy tickets online now for $50* — or purchase at the event for $65. Share on Facebook! The Alchemy of Great Taste is Tyler Elementary’s flagship fundraiser that offers a fun-filled casual evening of great food from local restaurants paired with a range of beers and wines geared toward all palates.Continue reading “3/12/11 — Tyler’s Alchemy of Great Taste”

4/30/11 – A Montessori Night’s Dream: Second Annual Silent Auction

Second Annual Silent Auction April 30th 7 to 10 PM North Hall of Eastern Market Join us for an evening of fun and entertainment with live music, hors d’oeuvres, an open wine and beer bar and a small live auction featuring a very entertaining auctioneer, all of this fun for a low price of $25Continue reading “4/30/11 – A Montessori Night’s Dream: Second Annual Silent Auction”

4/9/11 — School-Within-School at Peabody 14th Annual Jazz Gala & Auction

Mark your calendar! The Fourteenth Annual SWS Jazz Gala and Auction will be held on: Saturday April 9, 2011 St. Mark’s Episcopal Church 3rd and A Streets SE The SWS Jazz Gala and Auction helps to supplement the DCPS budget in areas such as technology support, teaching assistants, music and movement programs, teacher enrichment, andContinue reading “4/9/11 — School-Within-School at Peabody 14th Annual Jazz Gala & Auction”

4/2/11 — Brent’s Taste of the Hill Gala

Brent’s Taste of the Hill Gala tickets are on sale now! They’re $75 each and can be purchased online at http://www.buybrent.org, in the main office, or contact Adondra Woods at adondrawoods@peoplepc.com. We have a specially priced bundle package – buy one Gala ticket and seven raffle tickets all for only $100. Raffle tickets can alsoContinue reading “4/2/11 — Brent’s Taste of the Hill Gala”