Eliot-Hine/IB Collaboration Team Meeting

Eliot-Hine Collaboration Team Meeting December 11, 2012 Attendees: Principal Young, Dorcus Lawrence, Joe Weedon, Suzanne Wells Recruitment Eliot-Hine is working to recruit students earlier, and is focusing on attracting 4th and 5th graders. Currently the student population at Eliot-Hine is 284. There is not a breakout on the number of students from the feeder schoolsContinue reading “Eliot-Hine/IB Collaboration Team Meeting”

School Closing Community Conversation – Weds, Dec 5, 6-8PM

This Wednesday, December 5 from 6 – 8 pm, DCPS is holding a community meeting for Wards 1, 2, 3, 4, and 6 to discuss their school closing proposal. The meeting will be held at the Brightwood Education Campus located at 1300 Nicholson St, NW in Ward 4. While none of our schools are onContinue reading “School Closing Community Conversation – Weds, Dec 5, 6-8PM”

November 20 CHPSPO Meeting, 6:30PM @ Maury Elementary

The Capitol Hill Public Schools Parent Organization (CHPSPO) will have its monthly meeting on Tuesday, November 20.  The meeting will be in the library at Maury Elementary (1250 Constitution Ave., NE).  We have several invited speakers for our November meeting: Agenda DCPS School Closing Announcement (Cathy Reilly, SHAPPE, and Daniel del Pielago (Empower DC) ClassContinue reading “November 20 CHPSPO Meeting, 6:30PM @ Maury Elementary”

School Closures Hearing – Testimony by Suzanne Wells

DC Council Hearing on DCPS School Closings November 15, 2012 Testimony by Suzanne Wells Parent at Tyler Elementary School Thank you for the opportunity to testify today.  I have serious concerns about DCPS’s Consolidation and Reorganization Proposal, but before I get to those concerns, I would like to share a story about Tyler Elementary SchoolContinue reading “School Closures Hearing – Testimony by Suzanne Wells”

Capitol Hill Schools Celebrate Walk-to-School Day

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Sunday, September 30, 2012   Contact:  Suzanne Wells, m.godec@att.net     Capitol Hill Schools Celebrate Walk-to-School Day   Come Celebrate with Us at Lincoln Park and See the Role Walking to School Can Play in Student Health and Safety   Washington, DC- On Wednesday, October 3, 2012, at 7:30 a.m., students from thirteenContinue reading “Capitol Hill Schools Celebrate Walk-to-School Day”

CHPSPO Meeting Notes – March 20, 2012

Dear Capitol Hill Public School Parent Organization members,   Middle Schools At our CHPSPO meeting on Tuesday, we had very informative presentations from Principals Tynika Young, Dawn Clemens and Natalie Gordon. After our discussion, we decided to form two “thinking groups” to further explore how we can support our neighborhood middle schools. The two thinkingContinue reading “CHPSPO Meeting Notes – March 20, 2012”

Next CHPSPO Meeting – April 12

The CHPSPO meeting on April 12 will be at Tyler Elementary (1001 G Street, SE) in the music room on the 1st floor starting at 6:30 p.m.  Tommy Wells and Monica Warren Jones are scheduled to attend the meeting.  We will have an open discussion with them about implementation of the Ward 6 middle schoolContinue reading “Next CHPSPO Meeting – April 12”

CHPSPO Meeting March 15

The Capitol Hill Public School Parent Organization will meet on Tuesday, March 15, at 6:30 p.m at Maury Elementary School. Attached is the agenda for the meeting, the draft presentation for our March 23 meeting with Kaya Henderson on the Ward 6 Middle School Plan, and some fyi information about the current wait lists forContinue reading “CHPSPO Meeting March 15”