DC Council Education Committee Budget Hearing – Testimony by Danica Petroshius, CHM at Logan EC

Thank you Chairman Catania and members of the Council for holding this important hearing. I am Danica Petroshius, President of the Capitol Hill Montessori at Logan PTSO and parent of two children at the school – one in Kindergarten and one in preschool 3. I am here because we want to work in partnership withContinue reading “DC Council Education Committee Budget Hearing – Testimony by Danica Petroshius, CHM at Logan EC”

DC Council Education Committee Budget Hearing – Testimony by Lamont Clark, CHM at Logan EC

Thank you Council Members for holding this important hearing.   I am Lamont Clark Treasurer of the Capitol Hill Montessori at Logan PTSO and parent of one son who is a 1st grader at the school currently.  My second son will begin attending the school in the fall. As the father of two black boys IContinue reading “DC Council Education Committee Budget Hearing – Testimony by Lamont Clark, CHM at Logan EC”

DC Council Education Committee Budget Hearing – Testimony by Tiffany Brown, CHM at Logan EC

Good Afternoon:  Council Member Catania and other members of the Committee on Education, thank you for the opportunity to speak at this important council hearing.  My name is Tiffany L. Brown, I am a 4th generation Washingtonian, a product of DC Public Schools, a DCPS Teacher, the Chairperson of the LSAT at the Capitol HillContinue reading “DC Council Education Committee Budget Hearing – Testimony by Tiffany Brown, CHM at Logan EC”

DC Council Education Committee Budget Hearing – Testimony by Shin Young Stallings, CHM at Logan EC

Good morning all, my name is Shin Young Stallings. I live in Anacostia and I’m a 6th grader at Capitol Hill Montessori at Logan.  I am very interested in Physics.  To study Physics we need a science lab with equipment like Newton’s cradle, gears and turners, magnets, scales and electrical equipment.  I really want toContinue reading “DC Council Education Committee Budget Hearing – Testimony by Shin Young Stallings, CHM at Logan EC”

DC Council Education Committee Budget Hearing – Testimony by Gregory Melchoir-Fisher, CHM at Logan EC

Hello, I am Gregory Melchior-Fisher, a 6th grader from Capitol Hill Montessori, and I am here to show what our school could become if we get a science lab. We have almost 300 more currently enrolled today and over 1,000 children on our wait list. Our school needs more science equipment, but we will needContinue reading “DC Council Education Committee Budget Hearing – Testimony by Gregory Melchoir-Fisher, CHM at Logan EC”

DC Council Education Committee Budget Hearing – Testimony by Charlie Melchoir-Fisher, CHM at Logan EC

Good morning council members and neighbors. My name is Charlie Melchior-Fisher, and I’m here with my classmates from the Capitol Hill Montessori @ Logan. We need to have a science lab. Our school is adding a middle school, and I’ll be a 7th grader there.  DCPS says every middle school and high school student shouldContinue reading “DC Council Education Committee Budget Hearing – Testimony by Charlie Melchoir-Fisher, CHM at Logan EC”

DC Council Education Committee Budget Hearing – Testimony by Preston Melchoir-Fisher, CHM at Logan EC

My name is Preston Melchior-Fisher, I live in Brookland and I am a 6th grade student at Capital Hill Montessori.  As President Obama said, “Leadership tomorrow depends on how we educate our students today, especially in science, technology, engineering and math.” Our school has minimal equipment to learn most of these four subjects. Without a real scienceContinue reading “DC Council Education Committee Budget Hearing – Testimony by Preston Melchoir-Fisher, CHM at Logan EC”

DC Council Education Committee Budget Hearing – Testimony by Mary Melchoir, CHM at Logan EC

Happy Thursday council members, staff and fellow citizens. My name is Mary Melchior. I am a resident of Brookland in ward 5 and have three 6th grade boys at the Capitol Hill Montessori at Logan.  Our school is adding a grade each year expanding up to 8th grade creating the first adolescent Montessori program inContinue reading “DC Council Education Committee Budget Hearing – Testimony by Mary Melchoir, CHM at Logan EC”

DC Public Schools FY15 Budget Hearing Testimony by Khai Booker – CHML

Good Evening to All, I am Khai Booker, a long-time parent at Capitol Hill Montessori at Logan.  I have 2 children one in 4th grade and another in 6th grade. Our school offers a unique choice in education, is richly diverse and hails from every Ward in the city.  Currently we serve from PK-3 throughContinue reading “DC Public Schools FY15 Budget Hearing Testimony by Khai Booker – CHML”