Our new school crossing guard, Ms. Nae, started this week at the intersection of Calvert and 40th streets. Please say “hello” when you see her! She was sent to Stoddert, because DCPS and the DC Department of Transportation recognized this as a dangerous intersection with many walkers, Metro buses and cars passing through each morning and afternoon.
There are yellow jacket hives burrowed under several of the plants in the large rectangular planter at the front entrance of school. Please helps us keep the children out of the planters to avoid disrupting the hives and releasing swarms of bees.
The following is a letter from DCPS on water quality at Stoddert…. Dear Parents and Families: Throughout the course of the year, DC Public Schools (DCPS) and the DC Department of General Services (DGS) partner to coordinate lead testing of drinking water sources within all schools. On November 10, 2017, annual testing took place at
Welcome to our new, full time school nurse! If you are in the school, please be sure to say “hello” to Nurse Carlson. We are very happy to have Nurse Carlson and very thankful to the PTO, parents, school administration and City Council Member Mary Cheh for helping to bring a full time nurse to
The following is a message to all Stoddert families regarding official emergency communications…. Families of Stoddert, As you know by now, Stoddert is closed today because of a burst pipe, which flooded both the first and second floor of the school, including the cafeteria. Here is a message from Principal Bryant explaining what happened. They anticipate that
The following is a message from Principal Bryant regarding school closure on Wednesday, November 8, 2017… Dear Stoddert Elementary School Parents and Families: I am writing to notify you that Stoddert Elementary School will be closed for the remainder of the day because of a temporary utilities outage due to damage to the geothermal water
According to DCPS policy, parents no longer receive notices if there is an outbreak of lice in classrooms. Please be aware that lice is a fairly common occurrence at even the best schools in DC. Take the time to check your child’s hair before baths, especially near ears and nape of the neck. You may
Thank you everyone for coming out to this year’s Back to School Night on Thursday, September 7th. If you were unable to attended, here is a copy of PTO co-president Lisa McCluskey’s presentation… Thank you all for coming! We are pleased to see so many new families here at Stoddert. As Stoddert parents and guardians
The following is a letter from Principal Bryant on the nursing situation at Stoddert… August 31, 2017 Dear Stoddert Families, Thanks for your assistance in making the opening of SY17/18 safe and successful. I really appreciate all you did to prepare your children for the start of the school year! I’m writing this memo to
Officers Pixley and Quigley are on duty at Stoddert ES during the hours of 7am to 6:30pm. Both officers come to us with over 10 years experience and are happy to be back at Stoddert this year. Their priority is to make every child safe. They know many children by their names and are getting to