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Congratulations to Our Stuart-Hobson DC STEM Fair Winners!

On Saturday, March 28 several students from Stuart-Hobson Middle School participated in the 2015 DC STEM Fair. The DC STEM Fair is a long-­standing tradition for DC’s public, public charter, parochial, private, and home‐schooled students in grades 6 through 12 to showcase their research skills and compete for a variety of awards and prizes. Congratulations […]

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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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Peabody’s Annual Clay “Knee Bowl” Open House

Peabody students have created beautiful clay bowls with their knees and decorated them with gorgeous colors. The Clay “Knee Bowl” Open House will be held on Wednesday, May 20, from 5:30-7 PM in the Art Room at Peabody. Parents and families are invited to come out and see all the amazing bowls on display.

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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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Watkins/Peabody Principal Selection, Spring 2015

Overview of the Watkins/Peabody Principal Selection Process In February, DCPS announced that a new principal would be added to the Cluster School next school year to oversee Watkins and Peabody. The process to select the new Watkins/Peabody principal will be driven by DCPS — through its defined process for principal selection — with input from a Cluster School interview […]

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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 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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Congratulations to Our Stuart-Hobson DC STEM Fair Winners!

On Saturday, March 28 several students from Stuart-Hobson Middle School participated in the 2015 DC STEM Fair. The DC STEM Fair is a long-­standing tradition for DC’s public, public charter, parochial, private, and home‐schooled students in grades 6 through 12 to showcase their research skills and compete for a variety of awards and prizes. Congratulations […]

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Honor Society Welcomes New Members

The Stuart-Hobson chapter of the National Junior Honor Society has welcomed 23 new members. Honor Society members must have an A average. The April 1 induction ceremony was led by Honor Society Chapter organizers Dowan McNair-Lee and Tomicula Williams, along with Principal Dawn Clemens and Assistant Principal Steve Miller. The inductees are: Nina Anderson, Louise Banks, Amora Campbell, […]

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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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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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Stuart-Hobson Among DC’s Top Middle Schools

Stuart-Hobson is among the city’s best middle schools, say readers of the Washington City Paper.

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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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Fame the Musical Presented by the Capitol Hill Cluster School

May 29-30, 2015 Stuart-Hobson Middle School Auditorium 410 E St. NE Performance Times: Friday, May 29 — 6PM Saturday, May 30 — 2PM and 6PM Ticket Prices Before May 28 – $8 At the door – $10 Family Four Pack – $30 Tickets are available in the main office at Stuart Hobson, Watkins and Peabody […]

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Coming up at the Cluster

April 18, 2015

SPRING BREAK

Starts: 12:00 am

Ends: 12:00 am, April 20, 2015

April 19, 2015

SH - Free Tickets to Wynton Marsalis

Starts: 7:00 pm

Ends: 8:00 pm, April 19, 2015

Description: Please contact Mr. Edwards for tickets at james.edwards3@dc.gov

April 20, 2015

S-H Girls Soccer vs McKinley @ McKinley HS

Starts: 4:00 pm

Ends: 6:00 pm, April 20, 2015

Location: McKinley Technology High School, 151 T Street Northeast, Washington, DC 20002, United States

S-H Boys Soccer vs Hardy @ Spingarn

Starts: 4:00 pm

Ends: 6:00 pm, April 20, 2015

Location: Spingarn High School, 2500 Benning Road Northeast, Washington, DC 20002, United States

S-H Boys Baseball vs Kramer @ Kimble

Starts: 4:00 pm

Ends: 6:00 pm, April 20, 2015

April 21, 2015

Boys and Girls Outdoor Track

Starts: 4:45 pm

Ends: 6:00 pm, April 21, 2015

Location: S-H Basement Hallways and Outside

April 22, 2015

PP Earth Day Activities

Starts: 12:00 am

Ends: 12:00 am, April 23, 2015

S-H Boys Soccer

Starts: 3:45 pm

Ends: 5:00 pm, April 22, 2015

Location: S-H Turf Field or Gym

Boys and Girls Outdoor Track

Starts: 4:45 pm

Ends: 6:00 pm, April 22, 2015

Location: S-H Basement Hallways and Outside

S-H Boys Baseball

Starts: 5:00 pm

Ends: 6:30 pm, April 22, 2015

Location: S-H Turf Field or Gym

WE SIT TEAM MEETING

Starts: 6:00 pm

Ends: 7:30 pm, April 22, 2015

April 23, 2015

S-H Girls Soccer vs Hardy @ Spingarn HS

Starts: 4:00 pm

Ends: 6:00 pm, April 23, 2015

Location: Spingarn High School, 2500 Benning Road Northeast, Washington, DC 20002, United States

Boys and Girls Outdoor Track

Starts: 4:45 pm

Ends: 6:00 pm, April 23, 2015

Location: S-H Basement Hallways and Outside

S-H Boys Soccer vs Whittier @ Coolidge HS

Starts: 5:30 pm

Ends: 7:30 pm, April 23, 2015

Location: Coolidge High School, 6315 5th Street Northwest, Washington, DC 20011, United States

April 24, 2015

SH - Pep Assembly

Starts: 1:45 pm

Ends: 2:45 pm, April 24, 2015

SH - Teenage Health Parent Workshop

Starts: 4:30 pm

Ends: 6:00 pm, April 24, 2015

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