Stoddert Elementary

Fillmore News | December 12

From Fillmore Director Katherine Latterner —

We had a wonderful winter concert last evening and a very supportive and enthusiastic audience. What a nice way to start the winter season. We will be hosting some musicians from the National Symphony this week for our music classes and are planning a few sing-alongs with the younger students. We hope during the break that you will take advantage of the museums, art galleries and performances with your children.

Fillmore teacher in the spotlight this week: Margaret “Maggie” Meenehan is Fillmore’s beloved dance teacher and a certified Arts Specialist K-12. She holds a BS in Movement Education from George Washington University. She has presented workshops and performances in Baltimore, Philadelphia, New York City, and locally at several Universities, Washington Project for the Arts, DC Space, Dance Place, Joy of Motion, Dance Arts, and Red Wiggler Farm. Ms Meenehan is a receipient of two Fulbright Scholarships to study the arts and cultures of Japan, Canada and Mexico, and has been awarded two DC Commission of the Arts & Humanities Grants in Education. She was also awarded a merit scholarship to Duke University to work with the American Dance Festival. We are extremely proud of Ms. Meenehan for her Rubenstein Award this year. The award recognized five outstanding highly effective educators in the District of Columbia Public Schools.

Katherine

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