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Get Ready to Run! Registration is Open for the 36th Capitol Hill Classic!

Sunday, May 17th, 2015 — The Capitol Hill Classic 10K race is a major annual fundraiser for the Capitol Hill Cluster School, a DC public school with over 1,000 students.  This will be the 36th annual running of the Classic, which includes a 3K race and a kids’ fun run and is the only race […]

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“Changing Mindsets, Changing Lives”

“When Dawn Clemens became principal of Stuart-Hobson Middle School in Washington, D.C., she held a funeral. Into a mock coffin, she dumped a batch of excuses—slips of paper conveying the many reasons people gave for why students weren’t learning. The ritual was her way of saying that, even though the percentage of students living in […]

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Stuart-Hobson Ski Team Wins Second Place in DCIAA Championship

Congratulations to the Stuart-Hobson Panthers for taking second place in the 2015 DCIAA Ski Championships on March 13. The Panthers worked really hard against tough competitors, coming in second by two points to first-place team Hardy Middle School. The team also brought home eight individual medals — a huge accomplishment! Individual awards include: Robert McFarlane […]

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Celebrating African-American History

Watkins “Black History… All That We Are” Featured performances from Ms. Hanock and Kellogg’s 4th grade classes and Ms. Jones’ 3rd graders, artwork wall, student speakers, and more with special guests from the Washington Performing Arts. Visit the Cluster’s YouTube Channel to see a playlist of all videos from the celebration. Clap Your Hands There’s A Leak In This […]

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Watkins 5th Grade Choir Performs at DEA’s 2015 African-American History Month Celebration

On Friday, February 27, Watkins’ 5th grade choir took a trip to the U.S. Department of Justice, Drug Enforcement Administration’s Washington Field Office to perform in the 2015 African American History Month Celebration — “A Century of Black Life, History, and Culture”. Keynote speakers included Karl C. Colder, Special Agent-In-Charge and Past President East Coast […]

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Friendship Day 2015 with the Peabody Specials Team

Students had an opportunity to engage in activities that promote kind words and helping hands! Mr. Hoffman ran a music station, Ms. Kushman led a decorative art station, Ms. Bloom led a literature and activity station, and Ms. Jones and Mr. G led a partner-helping station.

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Standing Ovation Celebrates Excellence in Teaching Award Winner Rachel Houghton

This year marks the fifth annual Standing Ovation celebration, which recognizes a record number of great educators at DCPS. Thanks to the generosity of David Rubenstein, the celebration features the presentation of the Excellence in Teaching and Excellence in Leadership Awards, and showcases the Rubenstein Awards thirty additional educators.

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All About “Specials” at Peabody

Want to know more about what’s happening at Peabody in music, library, art, and physical education (PE)? Visit the Peabody Specials web site. You can find everything from the daily routines, to the latest activities as well as photos, lyrics, resources, videos for Spanish songs and books, upcoming events and more!

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Ms. Jones’ World Dancers Rock the Stage at Watkins

Ms. Jones’ 3rd graders rocked the house once again during the 2015 African-American History Month Program at Watkins! See all videos and powerful performances from the celebration.

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Watkins 5th Grade Choir Performs at DEA’s 2015 African-American History Month Celebration

On Friday, February 27, Watkins’ 5th grade choir took a trip to the U.S. Department of Justice, Drug Enforcement Administration’s Washington Field Office to perform in the 2015 African American History Month Celebration — “A Century of Black Life, History, and Culture”. Keynote speakers included Karl C. Colder, Special Agent-In-Charge and Past President East Coast […]

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Watkins FoodPrints Program featured on NPR

Since 2009, Watkins has been home to the FoodPrints program. FoodPrints is a FRESHFARM Markets’ local foods school program that builds an edible schoolyard garden and integrates the garden into the school curriculum. Students participate in innovative FoodPrints classes in which garden activities such as planting, harvesting, and cooking are used to teach concepts in […]

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All About “Specials” at Watkins

Want to know more about what’s happening at Watkins in music, art, Spanish, computer class and other “specials”? Visit the Watkins Elementary School Specials web site to see monthly updates about students and their specials classes.

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“Changing Mindsets, Changing Lives”

“When Dawn Clemens became principal of Stuart-Hobson Middle School in Washington, D.C., she held a funeral. Into a mock coffin, she dumped a batch of excuses—slips of paper conveying the many reasons people gave for why students weren’t learning. The ritual was her way of saying that, even though the percentage of students living in […]

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Stuart-Hobson Ski Team Wins Second Place in DCIAA Championship

Congratulations to the Stuart-Hobson Panthers for taking second place in the 2015 DCIAA Ski Championships on March 13. The Panthers worked really hard against tough competitors, coming in second by two points to first-place team Hardy Middle School. The team also brought home eight individual medals — a huge accomplishment! Individual awards include: Robert McFarlane […]

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After-School Registration to Re-Open

Spring After-School All-Stars registration at Stuart-Hobson closed Jan. 14 for the first half of the semester. But the program will offer students more after-school options later this semester: Because there will be new sports teams selected and several new courses available as of April 27, After-School All-Stars will re-open registration March 16 – April 10. […]

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High School Admissions: From the Counselor

Stuart-Hobson’s school guidance counselor, Ms. Tomicula Williams, is focused on getting students into the best possible high schools for them. She’s compiled information to help students and their families investigate their options and plan the application process. Read her welcome letter. The letter includes a survey that Ms. Williams asks all families to complete to […]

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Get Ready to Run! Registration is Open for the 36th Capitol Hill Classic!

Sunday, May 17th, 2015 — The Capitol Hill Classic 10K race is a major annual fundraiser for the Capitol Hill Cluster School, a DC public school with over 1,000 students.  This will be the 36th annual running of the Classic, which includes a 3K race and a kids’ fun run and is the only race […]

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Celebrating African-American History

Watkins “Black History… All That We Are” Featured performances from Ms. Hanock and Kellogg’s 4th grade classes and Ms. Jones’ 3rd graders, artwork wall, student speakers, and more with special guests from the Washington Performing Arts. Visit the Cluster’s YouTube Channel to see a playlist of all videos from the celebration. Clap Your Hands There’s A Leak In This […]

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Coming up at the Cluster

March 30, 2015

Grade 5 PARCC testing

Starts: 12:00 am

Ends: 12:00 am, April 1, 2015

S-H Boys Soccer

Starts: 3:45 pm

Ends: 5:00 pm, March 30, 2015

Location: S-H Turf Field or Gym

S-H Girls' Soccer Practice

Starts: 4:30 pm

Ends: 6:00 pm, March 30, 2015

Location: S-H Gym or Turf Field

S-H Boys Baseball

Starts: 5:00 pm

Ends: 6:30 pm, March 30, 2015

Location: S-H Turf Field or Gym

March 31, 2015

S-H Girls' Soccer Practice

Starts: 4:30 pm

Ends: 6:00 pm, March 31, 2015

Location: S-H Gym or Turf Field

April 1, 2015

TALENT SHOW AT SH

Starts: 3:30 pm

Ends: 4:30 pm, April 1, 2015

Location: SH

Stuart-Hobson's Got Talent - Talent Show

Starts: 3:30 pm

Ends: 4:30 pm, April 1, 2015

S-H Boys Soccer

Starts: 3:45 pm

Ends: 5:00 pm, April 1, 2015

Location: S-H Turf Field or Gym

S-H Boys Baseball

Starts: 5:00 pm

Ends: 6:30 pm, April 1, 2015

Location: S-H Turf Field or Gym

LSAT

Starts: 6:00 pm

Ends: 7:30 pm, April 1, 2015

April 2, 2015

S-H Girls' Soccer Practice

Starts: 4:30 pm

Ends: 6:00 pm, April 2, 2015

Location: S-H Gym or Turf Field

SH - NJHS Induction

Starts: 6:00 pm

Ends: 7:00 pm, April 2, 2015

WE Community SIT meeting

Starts: 6:00 pm

Ends: 7:00 pm, April 2, 2015

April 3, 2015

End of Term - Students dismissed at 12:15

Starts: 8:00 am

Ends: 3:30 pm, April 3, 2015

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