Many thanks to all who participated in Wednesday’s PTO meeting about Foxhall/MacArthur with representatives from DCPS. We know getting your insightful questions answered by DCPS is first and foremost on your mind. The PTO would like to be able to compile questions and to send them DCPS on behalf of the Stoddert community as a whole
Welcome Stoddert Parents, Students, and Staff : I am excited about meeting each of you either online or in passing in the neighborhood or around the city. So much has happened during our transition from outdoor learning to distant learning. Gardening education takes place in an outdoor setting using all our five senses as well as a place for
1) Updated Schedule for ALL DCPS Schools Emailed by Chancellor Ferebee This Morning “March 13, 2020 Dear DC Public Schools Students and Families: On March 11, 2020, in order to provide additional coordination for the District’s response to the coronavirus (COVID-19), Mayor Muriel Bowser declared both a state of emergency and a public health emergency.
1) Politics and Prose Book Fair and Comet Fundraiser Sunday, March 15, 2020 – 10:00am – 8:00pm Join us at Politics and Prose (5015 Connecticut Ave., NW) on Sunday, March 15th from 10am until 8pm. Whenever anyone buys a book (or anything! DVD! puzzle! birthday card!) and tells the cashier they are shopping for Stoddert,
Our students in Pre K-5 are introduced to the topic of Food Literacy as a part of an educational curriculum called Nourish. Students engage in relevant text, film, discussion, and food tasting as Taste Testers. All lessons are geared around food history or food story culminating from garden or farm to table. Food is Medicine
We would like to thank our student volunteers and parents as well as the Stoddert community who made our Fall Farmers Market a success! Our kids learn on a day to day basis garden and management skills related to plant growth and animal care along with how to run a successful market. The hens have
The hens have arrived and will need care over Thanksgiving. Stay tuned for details This week will be the last Fall Farmers Market. Please settle all IOUs.
Sometimes the gorgeous goodies for sale out front on Tuesday afternoons are just too good looking to pass up, even when we don’t have any cash on hand. Luckily for us, Mr. Canada is always willing to go the extra mile to put fresh fruits & veggies into the hands of everyone who wishes to
The Stoddert Garden continues to focus on the educational opportunities for all our students. We are solely driven to increase our knowledgebase, increase skills, and increase yield guided by an everchanging and developing ecosystem. Our curriculum involves observation, discussion, and application during our garden classes. Students will be asked to journal either in pictorial or
The Farmers Market could use volunteers who are Costco members. See Mr Canada , Garden and Market Coordinator/Teacher. Also , Students In K-2 will bring home this week a Mystery Magic Seed to plant and grow for the next 30 days. If successful, students are asked to bring their seedling to school the first week