Stoddert Elementary
Thank you SweetGreens!

A big thank you to SweetGreens for providing three educational and exciting experiences for our 2nd through 4th graders. Students in 2nd – 3rd grades had a visiting chef who introduced them to easy and healthy recipes (see below). Stoddert 4th graders took a field trip to the local SweetGreens where they ate salads and  Read More »

Big Chili 2015: A Recipe for Success!

What’s the Big Chili?  Stoddert’s annual cocktail party and live auction. What began as a handful of parents at a chili potluck has become the biggest, most important fundraiser for our school. Its proceeds enable our PTA to hire exceptional educational staff and purchase resources to enrich student learning. How does it work?  In May,  Read More »

Lunch Payment Kiosk

The new payment kiosk has arrived in the lunch room. If you need to pay for your child’s lunch you can deposit money using the k Read More »

Winter Break

The last day of school before winter break will be Friday, December 19. Classes will resume on Monday, January 5, 2015. For families who seek childcare during break, there are several options available throughout the city. Washington Parent maintains a great list of upcoming programs: And if you’re looking for something local, HoopEd will  Read More »

Save the Date – Big Chili – May 2nd, 2015

Mark your calendar now! The Big Chili, Stoddert’s annual fund-raising event, is set for Saturday, May 2, 2015 at the New Zealand Embassy. This adults only evening will kick-off at 7:00 p.m. and is sure to be a memorable evening for all. For those unfamiliar, the name Big Chili is reminiscent of the event’s humble  Read More »

Ways to get informed about emergencies, delays or closures in DCPS

Greeting Stoddert Families, Here is how you get up-to-date information on school delays or closures.  If there is a delay, there will be no am care or breakfast.  Students should not arrive until 10:45 if there is a 2-hour delay.   Ways to get informed about emergencies, delays or closures in DCPS Way #1: Check the DCPS homepage.  Read More »

NOTICE: Principal Coffee Canceled for December

There will not be a Coffee with the Principal event this month – please note that the one scheduled for December 4 is cancelled. There was a scheduling conflict and considering how busy and short the month is for the school, it’s been decided to resume the coffees in January. Principal Bryant is always happy to receive  Read More »

Stoddert’s Mrs. Bruce Wins Rubenstein Award for Highly Effective Teaching

Dear Stoddert Families, I am delighted to announce that, for the second consecutive year, a Stoddert staff member has been recognized as a Rubenstein Award winner for  Highly Effective Teaching. Mrs. Denea Bruce is the recipient of this prestigious award, which will be presented to her during the Standing Ovation Ceremony at the John F.  Read More »

Stoddert’s Yearbook

MANY, MANY THANKS to our fellow Stoddert Parent, Pavani Challapalli, who has kindly *volunteered* to take the lead on our Stoddert Yearbook!  THANK YOU Pavani!  But Pavani can’t do this alone, she needs our help! To make our yearbook a continued success, please don’t forget about taking pictures, and uploading them to your class Shutterfly  Read More »

Picture Day Makeup – December 2nd, 2014

The Photographer will be at school from 9:00 am – 12:00 pm on December 2nd, 2014.  The office has a list of students that were absent on picture day, and he of she will be automatically sent down to get their picture taken.  Students who would like their picture taken again, should let their teacher know  Read More »