The following are the minutes from the Stoddert PTO Executive Board meeting on August 27, 2015. Attendees: Maria O’Donnell Nitchet Quarles Ibis Villegas Eve-Lyn Turmail Brian O’Beirne Jason Orlando Christina Boccuti Leigh McKenna Caitlin Oppenheimer Jen Perry Juli Smith Nick Jacobs Emily Russell Gayle Cramer Jessica O’Connell Melissa Loughlin Allan Gordus PTO Presidents’ Welcome Remarks
Archives for August 2015
Are you wondering when your child has PE, world language, information literacy, science, or when they go to lunch? You can now refer the weekly special schedules that have been posted to the teacher webpages. Please find your child’s schedule on their teacher’s page right here.
August 26, 2015 Dear Stoddert Families, You have sent us an amazing group of students this year! During these first few days of school, teachers have worked with their students to establish routines and expectations, and are now ready to begin rigorous, engaging instruction. We truly appreciate all you’ve done to help make this opening
Calling all students interested in singing and joining the Stoddert chorus! The Stoddert PTO sponsors a school-wide chorus, run by Ms. Liora. This year’s chorus will start on Wednesday, September 2nd at 8:00 AM in for 1st and 2nd graders, and Thursday, September 3rd at 8:00 AM for 3rd – 5th graders. Chorus meets in the gym. Click here
From yoga to dance to science and musical instruction, there are many classes and activities available to all students after school at Stoddert. The activities for the 2015 fall session have been announced. Please find a full list of activities as well as registration information right here.
Box Tops are on 100’s of grocery items and school supplies! Keep your eye out for that hot pink little Box Top on many of the back-to-school items, such as Kleenex, Avery Labels and Ziploc bags! Before you turn your supplies into your teacher, clip your Box Tops and drop them in the collection box at the
The Stoddert garden is a gem of the community and a big part of each student’s learning. On September 2, 2015, Stoddert’s new garden coordinator, Ms. Hannah, will host a meet-and-greet in the garden. Come and meet Ms. Hannah and help her to get the garden in shape for the fall. Visit the calendar for more about
August 24, 2015 Dear Stoddert Families, Thanks for your assistance in making this morning’s entrance safe and orderly. We’ll use basically the same entrance and dismissal procedures for tomorrow, with a few modifications which are printed in bold print below. Morning Entrance Kindergarten students will enter through the kindergarten “porch” area. There are four entry
August 22, 2015 Dear Stoddert Families, Thank you to everyone who joined us at Friday’s Sneak Peek event at Stoddert. This was our first year hosting a back-to-school event before the start of school and it was a great success! A special thank you to Mr. Bryant, Ms. Villegas, and all of the teachers and staff for
The DC Deputy Mayor for Education’s office is launching the DC Cross-Sector Collaboration Task Force. The Task Force is charged with developing a report for the Mayor with clear and fair recommendations on how to improve the coherence of public education in DC for families and increase the collaboration across and among public schools to improve effectiveness,