05 Sep 2014

Back to School Night? Yes, It's That Time of Year

Humid and 90 degrees? Is it July or what? Nope, it’s September, and the kids have already donned their first day of school clothes and are getting in the swing of things. Now it’s time for Back to School nights so parents can meet the teachers, get a look at classrooms and eyeball the school leadership. […]


05 Jun 2014

TODAY: Boundary/Feeder Pattern Meeting at SWS at Goding

Today, Thursday, June 5, from 5:30-7 pm at School-Within-School at Goding (920 F St NE) there is an important meeting for parents on the Hill. SWS at Goding will host Deputy Mayor Abby Smith, as well as hold a discussion regarding Boundary and Feeder patterns. This discussion will focus on the future of SWS as children move toward […]


27 Feb 2014

Mayor Gray, Invoked by Parents, Will Keep Funding for Payne Elementary in Place

Parents of children enrolled at Payne Elementary, located at C and 14th Street Southeast, urged Capitol Hill residents, those with or without kids, to call Mayor Gray’s office to plead for funding for the school’s renovations, previously scheduled to begin next year, with total funding of $12.5 million, to be restored — and at a meeting […]


12 Feb 2014

Ward 6 School Boundary Review Meetings Scheduled

Maybe you’ve seen it before — an open house ad that reads: “in-bounds for Brent,” or the like. Real estate relates directly to school placement on Capitol Hill. Many neighbors have purchased homes with the expectation that their kids will attend the school around the corner, usually (though not all the time) it’s the “in-bound” school. […]


07 Aug 2013

Help Spruce Up a School Ahead of the New School Year

Its nearly impossible to believe August is already here and that back to school time is around the corner. But before you spend the rest of the month soaking up as much summer sun as possible, you might want to consider blocking off some time on Saturday August 24th to volunteer at a DC Public […]