The following are the minutes from the Stoddert PTO Executive Meeting on October 01, 2015… Attendees: Maria O’Donnell Nitchet Quarles Alysa McClellan Principal Don Bryant Assistant Principal Ibis Villegas Assistant Principal Turner Eve-Lyn Turmail Brian O’Beirne Jason Orlando Christina Boccuti Dave Clark Leigh McKenna Caitlin Oppenheimer Jen Perry Juli Smith Anne Banner Rob Henning Nick Jacobs Lisa Bradburn Jessica O’Connell Melissa Loughlin John Claud Allan Gordus PTO Presidents‘ Welcome and Update
Your PTO dues are hard at work helping to upkeep Stoddert’s grounds. The DCPS campus’ across the city are maintained by DC’s General Services Department. However they are only responsible for cutting grass. Stoddert is very unique (and lucky!) to have several wonderful green spaces and plants that border our school. Maintenance of these areas
Thank you to everyone who joined Principal Bryant for coffee on October 1, 2015 in the library to discuss current issues at school. For those of you who weren’t able to join, here is a brief run down of items that were discussed: Physical Education: Coach Wagner attended and gave a brief update. The bikes started this week for
There have been a few recent changes and additions to Stoddert’s faculty: Mrs. Iris Ogburn is now the part time Reading Resource teacher and the part time Instructional Coach teacher. Mrs. Julie Schneider is now the part time Science Resource teacher. Mrs. Ginger Jacobs has joined the Stoddert faculty at the part time Reading Resource and the part time
The annual Book Fair at Stoddert is coming up. It will be in the lobby from October 19 – 23, 2015. This event couldn’t happen without volunteers to help sell the books. Sign up here to take one of the many one-hour shifts during the week.
During the 2015/2016 school year, when DC Public Schools (DCPS) conducts full-day closures for staff development, DC Department of Parks and Recreation (DPR) offers Fun Day Camp – a single-day program offering fun and enriching activities (such as sports activities, arts and crafts, and more) for children, ages 6–12 years old. Fun Day Camp is free,
Has your little one outgrown his or her pirate costume from a few Halloweens ago? How about that too short tutu at the bottom of the dress up bin? The Stoddert Pre-K class is collecting gently worn costumes and dress-up items for our the school’s Fall Festival Costume Shop! Look for the costume donation bin outside of the Pre-K
The Fall Festival committee (Lisa Bradburn and Kathryn Matto) need your help with the set up and clean up for the event on October 17th. Click here to sign up for a time to help out. We are looking forward to celebrating the season with the Stoddert community!
Stoddert’s annual Fall Festival is happening this weekend on October 17th (rain or shine) from 11am – 3pm. Come and celebrate the fall season and stock up on your Stoddert gear! Stoddert related items for sale include: Kids’ shorts, shirts, sweatshirts and sweatpants; Adults’ shirts and sweatshirts; Water bottles; and Car magnets. The shirts and shorts range
DCPS’ Office of Food and Nutrition Services (OFNS) is seeking feedback from parents about the meals served at their child’s school. OFNS is writing a new proposal to invite vendors to compete for a new contract to serve meals in DCPS schools, and their team needs parent feedback to inform how the upcoming solicitation can better meet