DC Council Education Committee Budget Hearing – Vincent Morris, CHCS

Good morning Chairman Catania and other members of the Council. My name is Vincent Morris and I am the President of the PTA for Peabody Pre-K, Watkins Elementary and Stuart Hobson Middle School – the Cluster school. I have three daughters: one each in 6th, 4th and 2nd grade and I, like many of theContinue reading “DC Council Education Committee Budget Hearing – Vincent Morris, CHCS”

DC Council Education Committee Budget Hearing – Testimony by Elizabeth Bacon, Watkins ES

Good morning. I’m Elizabeth Bacon, a parent at Watkins Elementary School. I serve on the Capitol Hill Cluster School PTA leadership and on the LSAT, and I’ve spent many hours investigating our school budget. The Cluster School is a Pre-K3 through 8th grade school with 1,300 students at three campuses (Peabody Early Childhood, Watkins Elementary,Continue reading “DC Council Education Committee Budget Hearing – Testimony by Elizabeth Bacon, Watkins ES”

DC Council Education Committee Budget Hearing – Testimony by Bernetta Reese, Watkins ES

Good morning.  My name is Bernetta Reese and I am here to represent 540 students at Watkins Elementary.  I have 2 students in the first and third grade at the school. As a parent and representative of my school community, I want to say to you today that I am disappointed that Mayor Gray’s budgetContinue reading “DC Council Education Committee Budget Hearing – Testimony by Bernetta Reese, Watkins ES”

CHCS Casino Night on February 12!

Capitol Hill Cluster School Casino Night will be held this year on Saturday, February 12th from 7:30pm to 11:00pm at Eastern Market’s North Hall! Join us for a fun-filled evening of dessert, drinks, dancing, dice and more. Tickets are ON SALE NOW and cost $25 in advance; $35 at the door. Your $25 ticket gets youContinue reading “CHCS Casino Night on February 12!”

DCPS Open Houses Kick Off this Month!

Curious about your neighborhood school? Check out the upcoming open houses. Mark your calendar now, but check back if the weather is particularly ‘iffy’ (as in 30 inches of snow…). http://dcps.dc.gov/DCPS/Learn+About+Schools/Open+Houses/Open+Houses