Principal’s Weekly Update

Our annual STEM Fair is just over three weeks away. Students are collaborating on curriculum aligned projects in their classrooms. Please mark your calendar for Wednesday, April 3 at 9:00am to visit the classrooms. Projects in Grades 3-5 will be judged by science professionals and DCPS central office specialists with the top place winning teams moving on to the city-wide fair on Saturday, June 1.

Mindfulness for Parents
Ross Elementary is a “Peace of Mind” partner school with other area public and private schools.
Peace Teacher Lynda Ryden is leading a free session for parents on Wednesday, March 13 at 7:00pm at Lafayette Elementary School. Connect with other parents, practice mindfulness and learn some new exercises to use with your own kids. RSVP to
Please note this is an “adults only” event.

Summer Learning
DCPS Summer Learning registration opens today, March 11.
Programs are available for students in grades K-8, including afternoon programming until 5:30pm. Apply online at
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