by Borderstan.com June 21, 2012 at 8:00 am 1,313 0

"Ross School"

Improvements in Ward 2 schools and the city’s education system are the focus of the June 27 meeting. (Luis Gomez Photos)

From Rachel Nania. Check out her blog, Sear, Simmer & Stir. Follow Nania on Twitter @rnania, email her at rachel[AT]borderstan.com

After its second cancellation, the Ward 2 Sate of the Schools meeting is now rescheduled for Wednesday, June 27 at 5 pm.

Ward 2 Councilmember Jack Evans, and DC Public Schools (DCPS) Chancellor, Kaya Henderson, will host the meeting for parents and community to discuss future improvements in Ward 2 schools and its education system.

The meeting will be held at Francis Stevens Education Campus, 2425 N Street NW. A meet and greet with area principals starts at 5 pm; the meeting with Jack Evans and Kaya Henderson begins at 5:45 pm.

Meeting attendees will be able to contribute ideas and suggestions for school improvements, particularly in regards to improving elementary and middle schools, as well as the feeder program in all school levels. Central office employees and school leaders will also be on-hand to answer questions and to meet with those in attendance.

For additional information on the meeting, please visit the State of the Schools webpage or contact Jennifer Skates at jennifer.skates[AT]dc.gov at the DCPS Office of Family and Public Engagement.

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by Borderstan.com June 4, 2012 at 8:00 am 1,501 1 Comment

"Ross School"

Improvements in Ward 2 schools and the DC school system will be discussed at Wednesday's forum. (Luis Gomez Photos)

From Rachel Nania. Check out her blog, Sear, Simmer & Stir. Follow Nania on Twitter @rnania, email her at rachel[AT]borderstan.com

Ward 2 Councilmember, Jack Evans, and DC Public Schools (DCPS) Chancellor, Kaya Henderson, will host a meeting for parents and community members on Wednesday, June 6 to discuss future improvements in Ward 2 schools and its education system.

The meeting will be held at Francis Stevens Education Campus, 2425 N Street NW. A meet and greet with area principals starts at 5 pm; the meeting with Jack Evans and Kaya Henderson begins at 5:45 pm.

Meeting attendees will have the opportunity to contribute ideas and suggestions for school improvements, particularly in regards to improving elementary and middle schools, as well as the feeder program in all school levels. Central office employees and school leaders will also be on-hand to answer questions and to meet with those in attendance.

For additional information on the meeting, please visit the State of the Schools webpage or contact Jennifer Skates at jennifer.skates[AT]dc.gov at the DCPS Office of Family and Public Engagement.

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by Borderstan.com June 6, 2011 at 8:18 pm 1,144 0

Garrison Elementary School, DC Public Schools, Borderstan

1200 S Street NW: Garrison Elementary School is the site of the June 7 State of the Schools event in Ward 2. (Luis Gomez Photos)

A Ward 2 State of the Schools event is scheduled for Tuesday, June 7, from 5:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. at Garrison Elementary School. The meeting is being hosted by DC Public Schools Chancellor Kaya Henderson and Councilmember Jack Evans (D-Ward 2). Garrison is at 1200 S Street NW and the meeting is open to the public.

The event begins with a 45-minute expo of all Ward 2 schools, which give attendees an opportunity to speak with school representatives, teachers and parents.

The expo will be followed by remarks from Henderson and Evans and will conclude with three different roundtable discussions: Academic Standards and Rigor; Extracurricular Activities and Programming; and School Culture and Classroom Management.

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