Stoddert Elementary
A Message from Principal Bryant – August Update

August 26, 2014 Dear Stoddert Families: I am pleased to report that our first day of school was a great success. As is the case every year, we identified a few opportunities for improvement as the day went along, and we’re doing our best to address those issues in a timely fashion. The best news  Read More »

The Enrichment Program for Accelerated Students at Stoddert – EPASS

The Enrichment Program for Accelerated Students at Stoddert, otherwise known as EPASS, is a pull-out program for targeted high-ability 3rd-5th grade students where the subjects of Mathematics & Reading are primarily focused.  The objective is to challenge those students who are already excelling in these subjects by providing curriculum compacting and interest-based independent/group activities with  Read More »

Stoddert Elementary School Update – August 22, 2014

Greetings, Stoddert Families. As we head into our last weekend of summer break, we want to bring your attention to a few things. ·         The first day of school is set for Monday, August 25. Note that PreK employs a transition week: August 25-27 has been set aside for individual parent-teacher conferences. Children with last names A-K first attend a  Read More »

More Parking Passes Needed!

August 13, 2014 Dear Stoddert Families: Thanks to all who have volunteered to make a Visitor Parking Pass available to a Stoddert staff member. Your support is truly appreciated. Our teachers will be back at work on Monday, August 18. So, if it’s possible for you to bring your donated Visitor Parking Passes to Stoddert  Read More »

A Message from Principal Bryant – August 5, 2014

Dear Stoddert Families: I hope you’re enjoying a wonderful summer break, and are looking forward to the start of the new school year as much as I am. 2013-14 was a very successful year, and I’m confident that 2014-15 will be even better. As most of you are aware, we have already outgrown our beautiful  Read More »

Help Water Stoddert Garden this Summer!

Summer has finally arrived and with it comes the responsibility of keeping our amazing Stoddert Teaching Garden healthy during these hot summer months. Watering is needed on a daily basis (weekends until school ends and then daily unless there has been a good rain that day or night before). Hoses, spray nozzles and an onsite  Read More »

Stoddert PTA Survey

The Stoddert PTA strives to be an effective voice in the Stoddert community and one that represents the entire community.  As one way to gain input to the planned activities and goals for next year, we’ve developed a survey.  It should only take a few minutes and will help ensure that the PTA is meeting  Read More »

DME Releases Boundary Proposal

The Deputy Mayor for Education, Abigail Smith, has released the anxiously awaited draft proposal on Student Assignment and Boundaries. It is noteworthy that the letter announcing the release (see below) stresses that this is a “draft” of “proposed” changes and encourages continued feedback and engagement from interested stakeholders. We encourage you to read through the  Read More »

Stoddert PTA Special Election

Thank you to everyone who voted in the PTA Board Elections in May.  Due to changing circumstances, the PTA needs to elect a new Co-President and a new Secretary as the elected individuals need to resign their position.  Mary Clare Claud has volunteered to serve as Co-President (with the returning Leigh McKenna).  We are seeking  Read More »

DME Boundary Process Community Meetings

Hundreds of community members participated in community meetings across the city to discuss student assignment and school choice policies, including school boundaries and feeder patterns. Now, the Deputy Mayor for Education and the Advisory Committee for Student Assignment will present their draft recommendations and get your feedback. Your feedback will be used to develop final  Read More »