W6PSPO Meets Tonight – Jan 17, 2023 @ 7PM

Dear Ward 6 Public Schools Parent Organization members, 1.  W6PSPO will meet on Tuesday, January 17 at 7 pm.  We will discuss the following: a.  Catherine Frye will lead a discussion on whether Ward 6 schools are seeing migrant students who have been bussed to DC from border states enrolling in our schools, and whatContinue reading “W6PSPO Meets Tonight – Jan 17, 2023 @ 7PM”

W6PSPO Meets Tuesday, Nov 15 2022

Dear Ward 6 Public Schools Parent Organization members, 1. W6PSPO will meet on Tuesday, November 15at 7 pm. Anti-Bullying Week is November 14 – 18. At our meeting, we will be joined by Dr. Justin McClain who is the Manager of School Climate and Culture for DCPS. Dr. McClain will discuss the work being doneContinue reading “W6PSPO Meets Tuesday, Nov 15 2022”

W6PSPO Meets MONDAY (new date) October 17, 2022

Dear Ward 6 Public Schools Parent Organization members, 1. W6PSPO will meet on MONDAY, October 17 (not our regular third Tuesday of the month) at 7 pm. Literacy will be the focus of our discussion. We will be joined by Karla Reid-Witt from Decoding Dyslexia who will discuss the Addressing Dyslexia and Other Reading DifficultiesContinue reading “W6PSPO Meets MONDAY (new date) October 17, 2022”

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, April 9 at CHM@L

The Ward 6 Public Schools Parent Organization will meet this Tuesday, April 9, from 6:30 – 8 pm at Capitol Hill Montessori@Logan (215 G Street, NE).  We’ll be joined by Theodora Brown with the Ward 5 Council on Education and Eboni-Rose Thompson with the Ward 7 Education Council.  They will share their ward council’s educationContinue reading “W6PSPO Meets Tuesday, April 9 at CHM@L”

CHPSPO Meeting Notes– February 20, 2018

Stuart Hobson Middle School, 410 E St., NE February 20, 2018, 6:30 p.m. – 8 p.m. Mission Statement – To promote cooperation among the parent organizations of the public schools [in Ward 6] in order to improve the education received by all children attending our schools. Overview of the DC Council Performance Oversight and BudgetContinue reading “CHPSPO Meeting Notes– February 20, 2018”

CHPSP Meeting Notes– January 16, 2018

Brent Elementary School, January 16, 2018, 6:30 p.m. – 8 p.m.   Michelle Edwards, Executive Director of Learn It, Live It, Love It gave a great presentation. Her non-profit organization partners with DCPS Title I schools to bring structured, standards-aligned field trips experiences to students leveraging the museums and organizations in DC and the surrounding areas. SheContinue reading “CHPSP Meeting Notes– January 16, 2018”

CHPSP Meeting Notes– November 21, 2017

CHPSPO Meeting Payne Elementary School November 21, 2017 6:30 p.m. – 8 p.m. Brent Diversity Working Group & Town Hall Meeting— Alicia Dorsey, Parent at Brent ES Provided an overview of the diversity working group and recent town hall on the new efforts targeted at closing the achievement gap at Brent ES. The parent-driven workingContinue reading “CHPSP Meeting Notes– November 21, 2017”

CHPSPO Meeting Notes – June 20, 2017

Payne Elementary School, 1445 C Street, SE June 20, 2017 – 6:30 p.m. – 8 p.m.   SBOE Update – Joe Weedon, Ward 6 SBOE Representative Additional funding allocated by DC Council When council added additional funding to schools, came w/ a directive to put money into local schools. Chancellor committed that $$ would goContinue reading “CHPSPO Meeting Notes – June 20, 2017”

CHPSPO Meeting Notes – November 15 2016

Capitol Hill Montessori@Logan, 215 G Street, NE November 15, 2016, 6:30 p.m. – 8 p.m. 1 . Film Screening – Most Likely to Succeed – Julie Scofield Looks at alternative schools; focus on critical thinking, how to deal w/ failure, problem-solving Films can only be accessed via screenings $350 to host one screening  http://www.mltsfilm.org/ UpcomingContinue reading “CHPSPO Meeting Notes – November 15 2016”