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”

W6PSPO Meets September 21 @ 7pm

Dear Ward 6 Public Schools Parent Organization members, 1. W6PSPO will meet on Tuesday, September 21, at 7 pm. We will discuss the following: – Safe reopening of school. We will hear a report out from Grace Hu on the Family Survey that all eight ward education councils co-sponsored. Over 570 responses were received inContinue reading “W6PSPO Meets September 21 @ 7pm”

W6PSPO Meets Tuesday, Aug 17, 2021 @ 7PM

Dear Ward 6 Public Schools Parent Organization members, W6PSPO will meet on Tuesday, August 17, at 7 pm.  Dr. Kevin Washburn, manager of Library Programs for DCPS, will join us to share what DCPS is doing to ensure every school has a librarian this school year.   We will also discuss school reopening.  We all hopedContinue reading “W6PSPO Meets Tuesday, Aug 17, 2021 @ 7PM”

What are DCPS’ SY2022 Covid-19 Plans?

First day of school is 18 days away and we all have lots of Qs about Covid-19 safety. Here’s what DC Health, OSSE and DCPS have shared… : If you’re eligible, get vaccinated! https://coronavirus.dc.gov/page/get-vaccinated  DC Health Guidance (August 6, 2021)  https://coronavirus.dc.gov/sites/default/files/dc/sites/coronavirus/page_content/attachments/COVID-19_DC_Health_Guidance_For_Schools_Reopening_080621.pdf Helpful thread re OSSE tech call  https://twitter.com/wperkinsDC/status/1425506072660516878?s=20 DCPS presentation (no Q&A) https://dcpsreopenstrong.com/parent-university/parent-university-getting-my-child-ready-for-school-this-year/ DCPS Q&A (unfortunatelyContinue reading “What are DCPS’ SY2022 Covid-19 Plans?”

W6PSPO Meets Tues June 15, 2021 @ 7pm

Dear Ward 6 Public Schools Parent Organization members,1.  We will hold our virtual monthly meeting on June 15 at 7 pm.  Our agenda for the meeting is:– Budget advocacy wrap-up- Discussion of any challenges/issues your schools face at the close of the current school year- Continuation of our May 2021 discussion on what you valueContinue reading “W6PSPO Meets Tues June 15, 2021 @ 7pm”

W6PSPO Meets Tuesday, May 18, 2021

Dear Ward 6 Public Schools Parent Organization members, 1.  W6PSPO will meet on Tuesday, May 18, at 7 pm.  The following items will be on our agenda: FY21/22 Budget – Mayor Bowser recently announced $14M would be added to school budgets.  We’d like to have report outs from each school to learn if funds wereContinue reading “W6PSPO Meets Tuesday, May 18, 2021”

A little rain, a lot of fun

Thank you #Ward6 community for braving the rain and showing up for fun on wheels. We loved learning about what would make you feel safer on the road and about why you love to ride your bike. We were thrilled to welcome the very talented Siddharth, who led us in the first ever Bike toContinue reading “A little rain, a lot of fun”