My School DC seeks representatives for its Parent Advisory Council

My School DC is recruiting parents and guardians for its Parent Advisory Council (PAC) for the upcoming lottery school year (2019-20). The PAC supports My School DC by providing guidance and feedback on the My School DC application process; providing input on programmatic direction for My School DC; acting as ambassadors of information to theirContinue reading “My School DC seeks representatives for its Parent Advisory Council”

Eliot-Hine hosts Enrollment Nights in April!

Enrollment for the 2016 – 2017 School Year Begins Friday, April 1. Register Early! Enrollment Nights for Eliot-Hine feeder and current families are: Tuesday, April 5, from 4:30pm – 6:30pm and Wednesday, April 13, from 4:30pm – 6:30pm. Bring residency verification (gas or electric bill + gov’t photo ID). Health forms are not required at thisContinue reading “Eliot-Hine hosts Enrollment Nights in April!”

CHPSPO Meeting Notes – December 15, 2015

CHPSPO Meeting Notes Brent Elementary December 15, 2015   1) 3-8th grade PARCC results presentation by Bonnie O’Keefe OSSE Reviewed PARCC Results and handed out one-page guides to the new assessment –> PARCC one pager. New student reports have been designed for DC – mockups and a parent guide are available on the OSSE website inContinue reading “CHPSPO Meeting Notes – December 15, 2015”

Lottery results are in: Are you considering Payne ES for your child?

If yes, then please join the Friends of Payne, including current Payne parents, for an informal meeting on April 19: What: an opportunity to hear from current Payne parents about their kids’ experiences at the school, including with the early childhood Tools of the Mind program. Who: all prospective Payne parents are welcome! Where: atContinue reading “Lottery results are in: Are you considering Payne ES for your child?”

DCPS Lottery – My School DC Deadlines in Feb and March

Planning on applying to a DC Public school for school year 2014-15 via the lottery ( Apply now! Note the deadline for high school grades (9-12) is February 3, 2014 and the deadline for early childhood, elementary and middle school (grades PS3-8) is March 3, 2014. Visit the DCPS website or for details.

Final lottery season Open Houses at Francis-Stevens

From our friends at Francis-Stevens PTA…Francis-Stevens is a PS-8 Education Campus located in Foggy Bottom/West-end of Dupont. One of the results of recent consolidation by DCPS is that Francis-Stevens will be merging with School Without Walls, an application-only public HS based near the campus of the George Washington University. Francis-Stevens PS-8 students will continue toContinue reading “Final lottery season Open Houses at Francis-Stevens”

A Guide to DCPS’ Lottery 2013

Thanks to the Alaina Smith and the DCPS Lottery team for joining us in January to share this year’s lottery process. Note there are a few changes coming, particularly around waitlist (hint: apply in order of TRUE preference) and enrollment (no more letter of intent, but be ready to submit enrollment forms w/ proof ofContinue reading “A Guide to DCPS’ Lottery 2013”