Next CHPSPO Meeting – April 12

The CHPSPO meeting on April 12 will be at Tyler Elementary (1001 G Street, SE) in the music room on the 1st floor starting at 6:30 p.m.  Tommy Wells and Monica Warren Jones are scheduled to attend the meeting.  We will have an open discussion with them about implementation of the Ward 6 middle school plan, facility modernization funding, and other issues on your mind.  We will also be discussing with Todd Cymrot the future of the Shakespeare at School Program that the Capitol Hill Community Foundation, the National Capitol Bank and the Folger have been supporting for the past four years.

DC State Board of Education Candidates Forum – What they said

On Monday, October 25, CHPSPO and several other organizations sponsored a DC State Board of education Candidates Forum. The forum was moderated by WTOP journalist, Mark Segraves and was held in Maury Elementary.

The candidates, Melissa Rohan and Monica Warren-Jones answered questions posted by the sponsors and community.  Here’s what they said…. DC State Board of Education Candidates Forum Notes

Special thanks to Anna Rielhe for compiling the notes.

CHPSPO October 19 Meeting at Miner

The Capitol Hill Public School Parent Organization will hold its October 19 meeting at Miner Elementary. Attached is the agenda for the meeting.

There are two important candidate forums coming up in the next week:

Wednesday, October 20, 6 – 8 p.m., ANC6B Candidates Meet and Greet in the North Hall of Eastern Market. 22 candidates are running. CHPSPO is not co-sponsoring this forum, however, Brent, Peabody, Tyler and Watkins are located within the boundaries of ANC6B, and these schools are encouraged to advertise this candidates forum.

Monday, October 25, 6 – 7:30 p.m., Ward 6 School Board Candidates Forum, Maury Elementary School, 1250 Constitution Avenue, NE Additional details: Parking available on-site (lot is accessed from 12th Place NE). CHPSPO is co-sponsoring this forum, and all schools are asked to advertise the forum on their list serves.

I will be out of town for work on October 19, and unable to attend the meeting. Barbara Riehle has kindly offered to chair the meeting, and Heather Schoell has graciously volunteered to take notes. If you have any additions to the agenda, please let Barbara know at barbara. Thanks!

Suzanne Wells

(See attached file: 101910 agenda CHPSPO.doc)(See attached file: Ward 6 School Board Candidates Forum Flyer.pdf)

101910 agenda CHPSPO.doc

Ward 6 School Board Candidates Forum Flyer.pdf

Ward 6 DC State Board of Education – Candidates Forum – October 25, 6PM @ Maury Elementary

Ward 6 DC State Board of Education – Candidates Forum

Monday, October 25, 6:00 -7:30 PM @ Maury Elementary School

On November 2nd, Ward 6 will elect a new representative to the DC State Board of Education.

Hear from the two candidates – Melissa Rohan ( & Monica Warren-Jones

( – about their plans and vision for public schools in Ward 6. Find out where

the candidates stand on improving our middle schools, driving academic performance, and continuing

growth beyond our elementary school gains.

WTOP Journalist Mark Segraves will moderate the discussion.

Sponsored by the following community organizations:

Ward 6 School Board Candidates Forum Flyer