Principal’s Weekly Newsletter, December 10, 2018

Principal’s Bulletin 12.10.18 With Appreciation Many, many thanks to our parent and faculty volunteers who generously donated their time to our Tree Sale, Bake Sale and related activities last weekend. Children and families made hundreds of sandwiches for Martha’s...

Principal’s Weekly Newsletter, December 3, 2018

Principal's Weekly Update In this week’s bulletin, there is one key announcement concerning the intended number of PK classes for next year and our anticipated FY20 enrollment.  There is also information about a new holiday display and the OSSE STAR Report Card that...

Principal’s Weekly Newsletter, November 26, 2018

Principal's Weekly Update I hope everyone had a wonderful Thanksgiving break filled with family, friends and delicious food.  We have four solid weeks of instruction left before our Winter Break. The next four weeks may be filled with many festive holiday events which...

Principal’s Weekly Newsletter, November 19, 2018

Principal's Weekly Update Thank you to families who have generously donated food to the PK3 class collection for Martha’s Table. Tomorrow is the final day to donate. Please take all donations directly to the PK3 classroom. We will also donate any unclaimed items in...

Principal’s Weekly Newsletter, November 12, 2018

Principal's Weekly Update Appreciation Thank you for strong participation in parent/teacher conferences and for attending the first Learning Celebration of the school year. Students exhibited great pride in their accomplishments. We look forward to their continued...

Principal’s Weekly Newsletter, November 5, 2018

Principal's Weekly Update Appreciation Many thanks to our Ross families for recognizing me during Principal’s Appreciate Month.  I was so touched by the flowers, notes, baked goods and beautiful photos of your children. Thank you for your generosity! Thank you also to...

Principal’s Weekly Newsletter, October 29, 2018

Parent/Teacher Conferences Please see the email sent from your child’s teacher to schedule your parent/teacher conference. ·      PK3/PK4 conferences will be held on Monday, November 5 from 9:00-11:00am and Tuesday, November 6 from 8:00am-3:40pm. ·      K-5...

Principal’s Weekly Newsletter, October 22, 2018

Principal's Weekly Update Many thanks to the PTA for coordinating the DC United family outing on Sunday. Students have been sharing positive reflections of the event. Our next family event is our “Spook-tacular” on Tuesday, October 30 at 6:00pm on the Ross playground....

Principal’s Weekly Newsletter, October 15, 2018

With Appreciation Thank you to parents who volunteered for our first Open House of the season. The next opportunity is on Saturday, December 8 at the EdFest sponsored by MySchoolDC.org. This event at the Stadium Armory includes all DCPS and DC Charter schools. End of...

Principal’s Weekly Newsletter, October 8, 2018

Field Trips We value exposing our students to all the city offers by scheduling a variety of field trips and experiential learning opportunities. We rely on parent chaperones to assist us with travel through the city and to ensure student safety and security. If you...

Principal’s Weekly Newsletter, October 1, 2018

So long, September. Hello, October! Friday is School Picture Day. It is a free dress day for students. Freed Photography will be back at Ross to take individual and whole class photos. Photos will be available online for purchase directly from Freed. Our first Open...

Principal’s Weekly Newsletter, September 24, 2018

Progress Reports Progress reports are being sent home today for selected students in Grades 1-5. If your child will be receiving instructional intervention support, you will receive a letter about that as well. Please sign one copy of the progress report and return it...

Principal’s Weekly Newsletter, September 17, 2018

Thank you for attending the Back to School picnic!  We are so fortunate that the rain held off.  Many thanks to Diane Frendak for organizing and to the generous volunteers who set-up, served, and cleaned up.  It takes a village!  A special shout-out to our 4thgrade...

Principal’s Weekly Newsletter September 10, 2018

Rain, rain go away! Unfortunately, we had some flooding in the lower level over the weekend due to all the rain. DGS provided clean-up over the weekend and contractors will be back tonight for a second, more thorough cleaning. We are fortunate that our losses are...

Principal’s Weekly Bulletin

We had a wonderful first week of school and welcomed our new PK3 and PK4 students last Thursday. We hope to see you at our Back-to-School Nights this week. ECE Floor (PK3/PK4/K-1) is Tuesday, August 28 from 6:00-7:00pm Top Floor (Grades 2-5) is Wednesday, August 29...

Letter From the Principal: First Day of School

Dear K-5 Families, We had a wonderful first day of school! There was a lot of positive energy in the air as the children connected with old friends and met new classmates and teachers. We have exceeded our enrollment projection and opened school today with 196...

Letter from the Principal

Dear Ross Family, Our little school house has been very quiet this summer and we cannot wait to have everyone back under the same roof for our new school year. We are eager to welcome our new families and new faculty and staff. It’s going to be a great school year! We...

Letter from the Principal

Fillmore Sharing Day K-5 Students will share at Fillmore tomorrow, Wednesday, May 30 at 1:30pm in the Hardy MS auditorium. Student Led Conferences Thank you for attending our second annual student-led conferences. Our students demonstrated investment in their learning...