There are two upcoming days off on the DCPS calendar: Friday, Oct. 11 for parent-teacher conferences and Monday, Oct. 14 for Columbus Day. Want to get those days covered? See CHK’s list of Day-Off Camps on the Hill.
If you are regretting not getting your rug rat enrolled in preschool this fall, do not despair. Capitol Hill Cooperative Nursery School (CHCNS) has slots available for children who were 2.5 by Sept. 1, 2019.
CHCNS is a teacher-lead, parent-run cooperative school. Director and lead teacher Frances Slaughter, a fixture in the Capitol Hill community, has been at the helm for more than 30 years.
Tuition is kept low by the cooperative sharing of the … Read the rest
Gan Shalom Cooperative Preschool has openings in its 3- and 4-year-old classes for this school year starting Sept. 3. Gan Shalom offers full and partial week schedules, 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. daily. Children of all faiths are welcome.
“At Gan Shalom we believe that children construct their own knowledge and develop the cognitive skills they will need throughout their lives through play and exploration,” wrote Erin Fry Sosne and Kevin Cantfil, Gan Shalom membership … Read the rest
Two Hill preschools–Capitol Hill Cooperative Nursery School and Northeast Stars Montessori–have openings for children this fall. See details:
Capitol Hill Cooperative Nursery School
“Capitol Hill Cooperative Nursery School (CHCNS) is a parent-run, independent cooperative. At CHCNS we view the child as one who is dynamic and curious and who approaches the world with a competent and individual set of learning strategies and abilities. We believe each child has the right to a nurturing, safe, and playful … Read the rest
A play date is coming up soon for new Payne Elementary families. J.O. Wilson and Waterfront Academy have fundraisers.
Payne Play Date
The Payne Play Date for new Payne Elementary families is happening Sunday, April 28, 4 p.m., at Spielberg Park (17th and Massachusetts Ave SE). Current parents will be there to answer questions. Snacks will be available. All entering grades are welcome.
JO Wilson Auction, April 26
J.O. Wilson Elementary PTA is holding an … Read the rest
DC school lottery results are scheduled to be released tomorrow, Friday, March 29. According to this thread on DC Urban Moms and Dads, the results are usually scheduled for a Friday, but sometimes they are posted earlier: in past years, the results have been made available as early as Thursday night around 10 p.m. They have also been posted as late as 8 a.m. Friday. Fingers crossed for lottery players!