Monthly Archives: October 2016

Chavez Schools Testify at DC Council Committee on Education

Representatives of Chavez Schools testified at two separate hearings convened by the District Council's Committee on Education this week.  The first hearing was held on Tuesday, October 25, to discuss the Department of Health's proposed "School Health Program."  Our Senior Policy Director, Ram Uppuluri, provided testimony for Chavez Schools at the hearing.  On Thursday, Oct.…
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Parkside Middle School Girls Volleyball PCSAA Champions!

Congratulations to the Public Charter School Athletic Association Middle School Volleyball Champions, Parkside Middle School! After an undefeated season, the PSMS girls volleyball took home top honors last night after defeating Two Rivers PCS in 3 hard fought sets! Congratulations to Coach Jovine, Coach Smedley and some of the hardest working scholar-athletes in The District! #ChavezEaglePride
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Award Winning YA Author Jason Reynolds Visits Parkside!

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Monday, award winning Young Adult author, Jason Reynolds, stopped by Parkside Library yesterday as part of his national book tour. Jason's breadth of writing fostered a duel presentation with both middle and high school scholars as he shared his experiences growing up as a DC local and how those influences have come to shape his writing. Once a reluctant reader, himself, Jason shared his rocky path to success and left our scholars with this parting thought: "I get to make a living by telling your story. My moms doesn't have to work, I don't have to work (unless I want to) and my brother can go to college. All on me. Imagine what you could do by telling your own..."

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Capitol Hill’s 2nd Annual College Fair a Huge Success!

Saturday, Capitol Hill High School hosted the 2nd Annual Chavez Schools College Fair! In attendance were representatives from Colleges and Universities across the country eager to chat with our scholars and their families!

Trinity Washington University, Lincoln University, Towson University, Bowie State University, Hampton University, and many more were onsite with loads of information about their schools, financial aid, scholarships and the path to college!

Congrats to the Capitol Hill team for hosting such an important event!#CollegeSuccess #ChavezEaglePride #ItStartsAtChavez


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