Mighty Greens Plant Sale and Open House at Eastern SHS – May 17, 10AM-1PM

City Blossoms has been working with Mighty Greens at Eastern Senior High School to help develop their beautiful garden and greenhouse! Join us on May 17th from 10AM-1PM as Mighty Greens hosts a plant sale and open house.

Summer Cultural Exchange Program for High School Students – Travel around US!

Exciting opportunity for Washington, DC high school students with the US-Iraqi Young Leaders Exchange Program (IYLEP). IYLEP provides a fully-funded leadership building and cultural exchange experience to selected students from Iraq and the US. This summer (2014), 10 American students will participate alongside 31 Iraqi high school students to travel around the US for fourContinue reading “Summer Cultural Exchange Program for High School Students – Travel around US!”

For High School Students: 2014 Youth TechCamps with MyCOE

The Global Connections and Exchange Youth TechCamps : My Community, Our Earth Program (GCE MyCOE) is looking for current high school students in the United States, Bolivia, Panama and South Africa. High school students from each of these countries will be selected to form teams and will collaborate online and in person at one ofContinue reading “For High School Students: 2014 Youth TechCamps with MyCOE”

International Baccalaureate information night – Tuesday, Jan 22 at 6:00 PM

– by Joe Weedon International Baccalaureate Programme World-class curriculum and programming for Capitol Hill students On January 22, leaders from Eastern Senior HS, Eliot-Hine MS, Jefferson MS and DCPS invite you to an informational session on the implementation of the rigorous International Baccalaureate Programme across Capitol Hill.  This session will focus on the curriculum / courseContinue reading “International Baccalaureate information night – Tuesday, Jan 22 at 6:00 PM”

Recap of Dec 5 School Consolidation Meeting‏ – by Joe Weedon

by Joe Weedon, Maury ES Superparent ————————————————————- Greetings – I wanted to provide everyone with a quick recap of last night’s meeting with Chancellor Henderson about DCPS’s proposal to close/consolidate schools across the District. Last night’s gathering brought together a standing room only group of parents, teachers and students from Wards 1, 2, 3, 4,Continue reading “Recap of Dec 5 School Consolidation Meeting‏ – by Joe Weedon”

Learn about the IB Middle Years Programme‏ – October 23

When: Tuesday, October 23, 6 PM Where: Atlas Performing Arts Center, 1333 H St., NE   Please join Principals: Rachel Skerritt, Eastern HS Tynika Young, Eliot-Hine MS Natalie Gordon, Jefferson MS and Bob Smith, DCPS’s IB Manager to learn more about the International Baccalaureate Programme in our neighborhood schools. For a preview of the progressContinue reading “Learn about the IB Middle Years Programme‏ – October 23”

Vote Against the Proposal to Divide Wards 6 and 7 at 17th Street from Benning Road to Barney Circle

The following was send to Councilmembers Mendelson, Evans, Brown with copies to CHPSPO members on May 25, 2011. ———————— Vote Against the Proposal to Divide Wards 6 and 7 at 17th Street from Benning Road to Barney Circle As members of the Capitol Hill Public Schools Parent Organization (CHPSPO), we are voicing our extreme concernContinue reading “Vote Against the Proposal to Divide Wards 6 and 7 at 17th Street from Benning Road to Barney Circle”

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”

Eastern High School Information Session on February 5th

Eastern Senior High School invites middle school students and their families to attend our information session where you will learn about the academic programs and activities for the Class of 2015, participate in a question and answer session, and receive a school tour.  We are excited to launch a rigorous academic experience at our newlyContinue reading “Eastern High School Information Session on February 5th”