Suzanne Wells Testimony – Safe Routes to School Expansion Regulation Amendment Act of 2021 – 3_26_22

Committee on Transportation and the Environment B24-0565 – Safe Routes to School Expansion Regulation Amendment Act of 2021 March 26, 2022 Thank you for allowing testimony on the Safe Routes to School Expansion Regulation Amendment Act of 2021.  I am Suzanne Wells, President of the Ward 6 Public  Schools Parent Organization (W6PSPO).  Our organization stronglyContinue reading “Suzanne Wells Testimony – Safe Routes to School Expansion Regulation Amendment Act of 2021 – 3_26_22”

Video: Ward 6 Middle Schools Principals Panel – March 9, 2022

Principals across Ward 6 feeder middle schools share their ideas on what makes a good middle school, how their schools help all students reach their highest potential, what extracurricular activities they offer, and more.  Moderator: Denise Forte, the interim CEO of the Education

Ward 6 Middle School Principal Panel Discussion – March 9 @ 7:30PM

Join the virtual Middle School Principal Panel Discussion is set for Wednesday, March 9, at 7:30 pm. Principals across Ward 6 feeder middle schools will share their ideas on what makes a good middle school, how their schools help all students reach their highest potential, what extracurricular activities they offer, and more.  Moderator: Denise Forte, the interim CEO of the EducationContinue reading “Ward 6 Middle School Principal Panel Discussion – March 9 @ 7:30PM”

W6PSPO Budget Meeting & Middle School Principal Panel

Dear Ward 6 Public Schools Parent Organization members, Please mark your calendars for two important meetings in February: 1.  On Wednesday, February 9, at 7:30 pm, there will be a budget discussion with Chris Laskowski, Legislative Director for Councilmember Charles Allen.  CM Allen is preparing a budget letter to the Mayor asking her to includeContinue reading “W6PSPO Budget Meeting & Middle School Principal Panel”

W6PSPO Meets Tuesday, Dec 21 @ 7PM

Dear Ward 6 Public Schools Parent Organization members, W6PSPO will meet on Tuesday, December 21, at 7 pm.   Our speakers will be Scott Abbott, DCPS Director of Social Studies , who will discuss the DCPS social studies curriculum and instructional approach, and Allan Francois, DCPS Finance Director, who will give us an update on theContinue reading “W6PSPO Meets Tuesday, Dec 21 @ 7PM”

W6PSPO Meets Tuesday, Nov 16 @ 7PM

Dear Ward 6 Public Schools Parent Organization members, W6PSPO will meet on Tuesday, November 16,  at 7 pm.  We will discuss: 1.  Redistricting proposals for Ward 6.  Staff from Councilmember Silverman’s office will join us for the discussion; 2.  Teacher and principal turnover.  Mary Levy who has researched this issue for the State Board of EducationContinue reading “W6PSPO Meets Tuesday, Nov 16 @ 7PM”

Heather Schoell Testimony – DC Council Coronavirus Immunization of School  Students and Early Childhood Workers Amendment Act of 2021 – October 27, 2021

Testimony of Heather Schoell, Eastern HS PTO President I need you to think of a really horrible, hectic day you’ve had, one where you needed to be in multiple places at the same time, when you didn’t get to finish your morning coffee, and lunch is chips at 4pm. Now play that out as yourContinue reading “Heather Schoell Testimony – DC Council Coronavirus Immunization of School  Students and Early Childhood Workers Amendment Act of 2021 – October 27, 2021”