This is a reminder to continue to clip and turn in your Box Tops to the collection box at the front entrance of school. Please place your Box Tops in a clear plastic zip bag. Please do NOT turn in expired Box Tops (All tops have an expiration date in the bottom right corner). Each Box
Archives for February 2016
The following is a letter to DCPS regarding the proposed cutting of Fillmore from the Stoddert PTO c0-presidents… Chancellor Kaya Henderson Mr. Nathanial Beers Mr. John Davis Please accept this letter as the official position of the Stoddert Parent / Teacher Organization (PTO) on the issue of cutting the entire budget of the Fillmore Arts Center.
The Stoddert Elementary School yearbook is a hardcover book with 72, full-color pages and more than 700 photos! New to this year’s book will be a lower price ($20 when you order before March 19th) and the option to purchase a yearbook online. Parents will once again be able to buy yearbook ads! Sales start this Friday, March 4th.
On Thursday, February 25, 2016 Stoddert’s Black History Month Committee successfully engaged the entire school community in an uplifting assembly that included performances by nearly every class. The childrens’ singing could be heard reverberating throughout the school gym in a unanimous celebration that culminated the study of renowned African Americans during Black History Month. Kindergarten and second
The following is a letter from Principal Bryant regarding funding for the Fillmore Art Center for next year (Click here to view background information in the issue.)… Dear Stoddert Families: I’m writing to affirm my support for the Fillmore Arts Program, and to give you a status report on our efforts in that regard. The reasons
Stoddert will kick start two different workout programs designed to get kids moving in the morning before school and give them an energy boost to start the day! The free workout programs are open to all Stoddert students in all grades and will be held from 8:00 am to 8:30 am. Stoddert’s programs will be run by Coach Wagner.
Grab your sneakers and join Coach Wagner for Stoddert’s Outdoor Track team. The team is open to all students in the 4th and 5th grades. Currently, practice is Monday and Friday from 8:00-8:30am, and Wednesday from 3:30-4:30 until March 4th. Starting Monday, March 7th, outdoor track practice will change to Wednesdays and Fridays from 3:30 – 4:30 pm. Track athletes are also encouraged to also
A petition has been created to help save the Fillmore Art Center. Click here to read more and to sign the petition. You can also read more about the proposed cut to arts education at Stoddert right here.
DCPS has issued a policy banning hoverboards in schools due to numerous safety concerns. If hoverboards are found on a DCPS campus, they are to be confiscated and parents must be contacted immediately to pick them up at school. If you have any questions about the policy, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org.
March 2nd is Dr. Seuss’s birthday which coincides with Read Across America Day . What better way to celebrate than to read?! Did you know Dr. Seuss would be 112 this year? While he is no longer with us, his legacy lives on in the pages of his books. He forever changed the way children’s books were written