CHPSPO Meeting Notes – November 19, 2018

Payne Elementary School, 1445 C Street, SE November 19, 2018, 6:30 p.m. – 8 p.m. 1. DDOT’s Safe Routes to School Program (, Amber Gove. Steps to getting DDoT support for traffic issues 1)    Traffic safety investigation via 311 ticketà 2)    Traffic calming petition – 75% of houses on block(s) need to sign àContinue reading “CHPSPO Meeting Notes – November 19, 2018”

CHPSPO Meeting Notes – October 16, 2018

Seaton Elementary School; 1503 10th Street, NW October 16, 2018; 6:30 p.m. – 8 p.m. 1. Technology Update, Grace Hu (ghgracehu (at) gmail (dot) com) Objective is for DCPS to develop a comprehensive technology plan First: need basic access to technology(impacts digital literacy, testing Second: Have DCPS look at how they will fund technology inContinue reading “CHPSPO Meeting Notes – October 16, 2018”

CHPSPO Meeting Notes– April 17, 2018

Miner Elementary School 601 15th St., NE April 17, 2018, 6:30 p.m. – 8 p.m.   Feedback Session on School Report Cards, Chloe Woodward-Magrane, OSSE Engagement period on content is closed, focused on what the content will look like, vis a vis report card. Please share with your communities – public can provide feedback onContinue reading “CHPSPO Meeting Notes– April 17, 2018”

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 – January 17 2017

Capitol Hill Public Schools Parent Organization Jefferson Academy, January 17, 2017, 6:30 p.m. – 8 p.m.   1. Capital Rowing Club – Ergathon Capital Rowing Club is hosting an Ergathon on Saturday, February 18 @ Stuart-Hobson. The Ergathon benefits Capital Juniors, a program of Capital Rowing Club that combines academics and competitive rowing to buildContinue reading “CHPSPO Meeting Notes – January 17 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 UpcomingContinue reading “CHPSPO Meeting Notes – November 15 2016”

CHPSPO Meeting Notes – February 16, 2016

J.O. Wilson Elementary School K Street, NE, February 16, 2016, 6:30 p.m. – 8 p.m.   – DC Alliance of Youth Advocates  #ExpandLearningDC – Joseph Gavrilovich SEE TALKING POINTS Work w/ 120-130 youth serving nonprofits in the district Collective voice for issues of interest in DC Gov Main issue areas Youth homelessness Workforce development Expanded learningContinue reading “CHPSPO Meeting Notes – February 16, 2016”