CHPSPO Meeting Notes – July 17, 2012

Capitol Hill Public Schools Parent Organization Maury Elementary, 1250 Constitution Ave., NE, Library July 17, 2012 6:30 p.m. – 8 p.m.   1. DCPS Library Funding Follow up, Suzanne Wells June 15, July 4, and July 11 Bake Sales were successful in generating awareness (media, Washington DC Teacher’s Union, DC Council, general public) CHPSPO andContinue reading “CHPSPO Meeting Notes – July 17, 2012”

Help Save School Libraries – sign our online petition!

Dear Capitol Hill Public Schools Parent Organization members and friends of school libraries, Channel 7 news aired a piece on the cuts to school libraries. Bella Dinh-Zarr (Ludlow-Taylor parent), Laura Marks (Capitol Hill Cluster School parent), and Simone Woodard (Ludlow-Taylor librarian) were interviewed. You can watch the story on line at: http://www.wjla.com/articles/2012/07/d-c-public-school-librarians-funding-cut-at-some-campuses-77726.html. A petition toContinue reading “Help Save School Libraries – sign our online petition!”

Walk in the July Fourth Parade on Barracks Row!

Walk, ride, scoot, bike, dribble, (do it all!) in this year’s July Fourth Parade on Barracks Row! What: Annual July Fourth Parade on Capitol Hill Where: 10:00 AM on Barracks Row (if you’re walking with your school, no later than 9:30 AM) Want to help Save School Libraries?: Carry a “Save School Libraries” sign whileContinue reading “Walk in the July Fourth Parade on Barracks Row!”

CHPSPO Meeting Notes – March 20, 2012

Dear Capitol Hill Public School Parent Organization members,   Middle Schools At our CHPSPO meeting on Tuesday, we had very informative presentations from Principals Tynika Young, Dawn Clemens and Natalie Gordon. After our discussion, we decided to form two “thinking groups” to further explore how we can support our neighborhood middle schools. The two thinkingContinue reading “CHPSPO Meeting Notes – March 20, 2012”