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Parent Meeting Powerpoint – July 31

Thank you to the almost 300 parents and caregivers who joined us this morning for our parent meeting.  Below is a link to the slides I talked through:  ReOpenStrong.July31.20 If you missed us this morning, feel free to join us this evening at 6:30 pm EST:  Join Microsoft Teams...

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DCPS will start Virtually Aug. 31

This morning, Mayor Bowser and Deputy Mayor for Education Kihn made the announcement that DCPS will start school on August 31st in an all virtual format for the entirety of the first term (Aug. 31 – Nov 6).  Their announcement was made a day earlier than expected.    Given...

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Book Drive July 26-August 2

Lafayette Gives Back — our school’s community service program — is hosting a BOOK DRIVE for DCPS students at our sister school, Takoma Education Campus, to help families in need build home libraries during this unprecedented time. Please drop any new or gently used children’s books in the box...

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Technology Survey and a Save The Date

Happy Friday!  We have come to the end of another week of summer.   As we near the Mayor’s announcement on July 31st, there are a couple of action items for families: Please complete the Technology Survey from DCPS by 6 pm on 7/31/2020.#ReopenStrong requires tech readiness. We know all...

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Notice: HSA Board Meeting Jul 27, 2020 6:30pm – 7:30pm

Join us for our July HSA Meeting via Zoom. Details below. Join Zoom Meeting https://zoom.us/j/5140823060?pwd=NFNHcXY0WXpXc1dsTEFWVVNWcVRjdz09 Meeting ID: 514 082 3060 Passcode: 4MF5Nx One tap mobile +13126266799,,5140823060#,,,,,,0#,,738134# US (Chicago) +19292056099,,5140823060#,,,,,,0#,,738134# US (New York) Dial by your location         +1 312 626 6799 US (Chicago)      ...

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Mayor’s Update- July 16

This morning, Mayor Bowser held a press conference and shared updates as to next steps for DCPS.  The announcement included the following two points: Summer Bridge is now all virtual.  There will be no in person learning.  On July 31st, the Mayor will announce how DCPS will be starting...

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Enrollment, Summer Bridge, and Cash Grants

It’s hard to believe, but July is almost here!  I hope this finds all of you enjoying one another during this unique summer.  Below are some important updates about enrollment, summer bridge for rising 3rd graders, and cash grants available to families in need. Enrollment We need your help...

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Courageous Conversations Family Newsletter

We are here, and we stand together. These last four months, we have all experienced varying levels of trauma. Trauma is a term used to describe our psychological, and emotional response to an event or experience that is deeply distressing or disturbing. Over the last three weeks we have...

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New ebook resource!

Just in time for some serious summer reading, DCPS and DC Public Library have partnered to offer us a great new website and app, Sora!  On Sora, you’ll have access to DCPL’s large collection of ebooks and audiobooks, available for free all year and no library card required!  Sora...

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