• Principal Berkowitz

Tomorrow's Virtual Event and Device Delivery

Good day Panther Families!

All families can access the live event tomorrow night without participant limit.  Please use this link tomorrow at 8pm to meet with Principal Berkowitz and the leadership team at Peabody and Watkins. Some topics I plan to cover:

  • Departmentalization and schedule implications

  • Family Grade Level Team meetings next Thursday during pre-service week

  • Attendance Policy

  • Grading

  • Learning and Assessments

  • And your questions!

Please be sure to read through the information posted last week as many questions can be answered using the distance learning tab on our website.

Access to the event (click here)

I also recently received an update from DCPS IT.  They informed me that K-5 device deliveries are tentatively scheduled for 8/31 - 9/2PK deliveries are scheduled for mid-September.  This is obviously not the news we want to hear but I'm committed to sharing the latest with you.  Ms. Montgomery is all over IT and the device distribution plan, but students having devices is dependent on delivery. We are working with DCPS to speed up the delivery as best we can.

When staff meets next week, we will talk about how we will adjust for a lack of devices and communicate to families accordingly.

The Race, Class, and Equity parent group is working on a device drive, which seems like will be even more helpful given this news.  I'll keep you posted!

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