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”
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?”
Capitol Hill Public Schools Parent Organization Amidon-Bowen Elementary School 401 I Street, SW February 12, 2014 6:30 p.m. – 8 p.m. Update on school boundaries and feeder patterns – Abigail Smith (Deputy Mayor for Education (DME)); Claudia Lujan (Deputy Mayor for Education’s office); Denise Forte and Martin Welles (Ward 6 representatives to Advisory Committee) http://dme.dc.gov/book/student-assignment-and-school-boundaries-review-process AbigailContinue reading “CHPSPO Meeting Notes – February 12, 2014”
Planning on applying to a DC Public school for school year 2014-15 via the lottery (https://apply.myschooldc.dc.gov/)? 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 http://www.myschooldc.org/ for details.
Capitol Hill Public Schools Parent Organization Maury Elementary School Library 6:30 p.m. – 8 p.m. 1) At-large City Council Candidates Forum (Charles Allen, Councilmember Wells’ Chief of Staff) In April, District voters will elect an at-large City Councilmember in a special election for a two-year term. Eliot-Hine would like to host a student-led candidates’ forumContinue reading “CHPSPO Meeting Notes – January 15, 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”
Looking to learn more about DC public schools on Capitol Hill? Check out the city-wide open house schedule on DCPS’ website.
It may still be the holidays, but our CHPSPO schools are busy planning for open houses, where they will showcase their programs. Open houses are a great way to check out your local or out of boundary schools. DC Public Schools (DCPS) keeps a central list of upcoming open houses, but it’s a good idea toContinue reading “DCPS Open Houses Resume in January!”