Wishing all of our families a safe and joyful winter break and the happiest of holidays to those families who are celebrating.  We look forward to seeing you all back from break in the new year!

 The first day of school after break is Thursday, January 2, 2020

Lost and Found
Please visit the Lost and Found and claim any missing belongings. All unclaimed items will be donated to charity on Friday afternoon, December 20.

Provide Feedback on DCPS Calendar
Draft calendar dates for SY 2020-21 through SY 2022-23 are now available on the DCPS website in English and Spanish. Please review the calendar proposals and share feedback by Sunday, January 5.

Fillmore Events
Sharing Day for Grades 3-5 on Wednesday, January 15 at Hardy MS at 1:30pm.
Winter Concert on Thursday, January 16 at 7:00pm at Hardy MS.

Parent/Teacher Conferences
Please plan to attend a parent/teacher conference on Friday, January 17. Conference sign-ups will be available after the winter break. 

2nd Advisory Learning Celebrations
Mark your calendar for Friday, January 24 for Learning Celebrations.  All classrooms will host families to observe and celebrate student learning from the 2nd Advisory.
PK4: 8:30am
K-3: 9:00am
4-5: 9:45am

Calling All Incoming PK4 Families
We would like to have an estimate of how many incoming PK4 children are in our community. Please reach out if you have an incoming sibling or if you know of other in-boundary families.
Please remember to claim your in-boundary, sibling preference when you enter the PK4 lottery.
The lottery opens Monday, December 16. www.MySchoolDC.org

Street Closings Around Ross Thursday
From MPD:
On Thursday, December 19, 2019, a movie production and filming will take place in the District of Columbia. In conjunction with this event, there will be several street closures that motorists should take into consideration:
The following streets will be closed to vehicular traffic for the event from approximately 6:30 p.m. to 6:00 a.m.:
Corcoran Street, NW between 17th Street, NW & 19th Street, NW
R Street, NW between 17th Street, NW & 19th Street, NW
New Hampshire Avenue, NW between Riggs Place, NW & Q Street, NW
18th Street, NW between Riggs Place, NW and Q Street, NW

All street closures and listed times are subject to change based upon prevailing or unexpected conditions.
The public should expect parking restrictions along the street and should be guided by the posted emergency no parking signage. All vehicles that are parked in violation of the emergency no parking signs will be ticketed and towed.”

3rd District Annual Christmas Party Celebration, Friday

Keegan Theatre!


Monday, December 16
*Auction Committee Meeting, Treehouse Atelier, 6:15pm

Thursday, December 19
*LSAT Meeting, 7:45am

Friday, December 20
*Free Dress Day (Pajama Day)
*December Birthday Celebrations

Monday, December 23-Wednesday, January 1
*Winter Recess