What: Bike to School Day
When: WEDNESDAY, MAY (the) 4th, 7:30 AM – 8:20 AM
(Star Wars jokes, compliments of our very own Laura Marks!)
Where: Lincoln Park (East Capitol St between 11th and 13th Streets)
Who: All our neighborhood students + friends from the National Center for Safe Routes to Schools + local and national celebrities!
Look out for details about the special activities planned!
Walk to School Day is Wednesday, October 7!
Join us at Lincoln Park, 7:30-8:30 AM for our annual early morning party with snacks, school performances, active transportation and education supporters, and this year – parkour and yoga!
Register your school here, to get swag for your school from DDoT’s safe routes program (and to show your support for keeping our routes to school safe for our families).
Capitol Hill Public Schools Parent Organization
Stuart Hobson Middle School
September 15, 2015
1) Discussion about CHPSPO’s nomination to the Cross-Sector Task Force
2) Discussion about educationdc.net blog, Valerie Jablow; http://educationdc.net/
3) Upcoming DC Council Education Committee hearings and events. Laura Marks
4) CHPSPO visits to Wilson Building, Ivan Frishberg.
In process of scheduling group visits with councilmembers on education committee.
5) DCPS Library Resourcing. Peter MacPherson.
6) Walk-to-School Day Planning, George Blackmon
7) American Parkour, Mark Toorock and Matt Caraballo firstname.lastname@example.org
Next CHPSPO Meeting: October 20, 2015
September 30 Education Committee hearing on DCPS Food & Nutrition Services Program, 10AM
September 30 DCPS State of Schools with Chancellor Henderson, Dunbar HS, 7-9 PM
October 4 Brent Fall Festival
October 7 Walk-to-School Day (register your school at www.walkbiketoschool.org)
October 8 Jefferson Academy vs Stuart Hobson (6-8 PM @ Coolidge HS)
October 10 Capitol Hill Cluster School PTA Renovators Tour Fundraiser
October 17 Capitol Hill Community Foundation’s A Literary Feast (http://www.aliteraryfeast.org/)
October 21 Education Committee hearing on issues facing youth
October 24 Capitol Hill Montessori at Logan’s Haunted Harvest, 6-9PM
October 24 Maury Elementary’s Fall Festival
October 24 Tyler Elementary’s Harvest Festival, 11AM-3PM
November 8 JO Wilson’s Taste of H (http://www.tasteofh.org/)
Join us! Grab a snack! Guest speakers, performers, and sponsors will round out the Lincoln Park Bike-to-School event:
Register your school HERE to get free stickers from DDOT’s Safe Routes to School program. Registered schools also have the opportunity to compete for the DDOT Golden Bicycle Award. The Golden Bicycle goes to the DC school with the highest percentage of students who arrive by bicycle, scooters, or skateboards on May 6th.
Bike to School Day
Wednesday, May 6th
Lincoln Park (13th & East Capitol Streets, SE)
Bike trains to schools depart between 8:00 and 8:25 AM
And don’t forget to practice your cycling skills on Saturday, May 3, at the ABCs of Family Biking! 11AM-2PM @ 215 G St., NE (Logan parking lot). You could be a movie star!