Gearing up for School Opening: Eliot-Hine’s Upcoming Events & Key Dates!

Principal Young’s welcome letter for the new school year and a fun video she created for the community! To learn more from Principal Young and ask questions in person, check out the below upcoming Eliot-Hine events:

  • Wednesday, 8/9 at 3:30-5 PM: Principal Young meet and greet at Anacostia HS library.

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  • Thursday, 8/10 at 5 -7:30 PM: Principal Young meet and greet at Benning library.EH Meet and Greet_08102017
  • Saturday, 8/19 at 9 AM – 1 PM: Eliot-Hine beautification day

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  • Saturday, 8/16 at 9 AM – 1 PM: FREE athletic physicals at Eastern-1700 E. Capitol, NE. Students must have this form complete for sports participation.

Orientation Dates for Eliot-Hine Students

  • Friday, 8/11 at 10 AM – 1 PM: 6th grade student orientation
  • Tuesday, 8/15 at 6 – 7:30 PM: 6th grade orientation for families
  • Thursday, 8/17 at 6 – 7:30 PM: 7th and 8th grade orientation
  • Friday, 8/18 at 10 – 11:30 AM: Last chance orientation for all grades

Book Club for Kids Podcast Comes to Eliot-Hine!

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Earlier, Book Club for Kids came to Eliot-Hine MS to talk with students about a new book, Ungifted by Gordon Korman and the episode is now available. Book Club for Kids is a free podcast and great forum where students talk about books! The host/executive producer Kitty Felde is recipient of a 2017 Arts and Humanities Fellowship from the DC Commission on the Arts & Humanities. Eliot-Hine students really enjoyed chatting with Kitty and KNX anchor Randy Kerdoon. Please tune in to see what our students had to say!

The podcast is now available to download here:

If you enjoyed this podcast, past episodes can be heard here.

Next Principal Young Meet & Greet: August 3 at 10:30 AM, The Pretzel Bakery

Thank you to everyone who came out to our first meet and greet with Principal Young. We all enjoyed “Sundaes on Monday”! Families not only met Eliot-Hine’s new principal, but also Dean Lockhart and Director of School Strategy & Logistics, Mrs. Morgan. The group engaged in dialogue about how the new 6th graders will transition to middle school and learned so much from Maury ES and Miner ES families present. We also discussed more about the upcoming Maury ES swing and how to build on this opportunity of having the two schools together.

If you missed this meet and greet, there is another this Thursday at the Pretzel Bakery. Come out and learn more or enroll your student for SY17-18!

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Eliot-Hine MS Principal Meet & Greet: Sundaes on Monday

Eliot-Hine Middle School’s new principal, Eugenia Young, is hosting a Meet & Greet on Monday, July 31. The event will be held from 12:00-2:00 PM at Eliot Hine Middle School. Ice cream will be served! We will also be enrolling students for the upcoming 2017-2018 school year. Come out and meet Principal Young and enjoy a yummy sundae!Sundae on Monday-SM (3) (1)-page-001

Wilson Feeder Pattern Community Working Group – Meeting #2

The Wilson High School Feeder Pattern Community Working Group held its second meeting on Tuesday, June 20th at Lafayette Elementary School.  Thanks to Principal Broquard and Ms. Barnes for hosting!

Representatives from the Deputy Mayor for Education (DME) and the DCPS Facilities Planning team joined, and the group discussed DCPS facility capacity and the upcoming Master Facilities Plan.  The Community Working Group (CWG) also broke into committees for the first time.  The committees are focused on Facilities, Enrollment, and Programming, and will help discuss and develop options for the full CWG and wider community to review. Meeting notes and materials are below — the next meeting is July 18th.

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6/20 Wilson Feeder CWG Programming Committee Notes

6/20 Wilson Feeder CWG Enrollment Committee Notes

6/20 Wilson Feeder CWG Facilities Committee Notes

 

Eliot-Hine’s Feeder Families: Friday Summer Book Swap Series

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In an effort to create a fun forum for Eliot-Hine MS feeder families to gather, this summer Friday book swap series was born! Join feeder families and members of the community for a picnic and fun every Friday. Bring a book, leave with another. All ages and levels welcome. Everyone is welcome to join, even if you do not have a book to bring. There are extras! Contact Amber.Gove@gmail.com with any questions.

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Eliot-Hine joins Capitol Hill 4th of July Parade!

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This year Eliot-Hine MS joined other DC Public Schools for the 16th Capitol Hill 4th of July parade. Accompanied by Mayor Bower, Charles Allen, and their feeder schools, Eliot-Hine was so excited to meet members of the community and spread the word about their International Baccalaureate Middle Years Programme. Join current parents/families and members of the community on Mondays for gardening 6- 7:30 PM or Fridays in Lincoln Park for the summer book swap. All ages and levels welcome!

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