PTSA Newsletter – 12/7/2017

Boys Basketball Game
December 8, 2017
4:00 pm – 5:00 pm

Come support our boys basketball team this Friday, December 8 at 4:00 pm!  Our Payne Wildcats will play against Ludlow-Taylor at Payne.

My School DC EdFEST 2017
DC Armory
December 9, 2017
11:00 am to 3:00 pm

Do you have time to spare this Saturday?  We would love for you to stop by Payne’s information table during EdFEST and share your experiences with potential parents.  If available, please reach out to Carolyn Bowen.

EdFEST is an annual event that gives  parents the opportunity to explore the city’s public and charter school options (PK3-12).  Click here for more information:

PTA Holiday Party
December 20, 2017
6:00 pm
Calling all Payne families and staff!  Please save the date and join us for our 2nd Annual PTA Holiday Celebration!  This is a fun event for the entire family.Please bring your favorite dessert to share.  We will provide the rest!

Great news, Ms. Cohen’s Donors Choose request was fully funded!  A HUGE thank you to everyone for all the generous donations!

Best wishes and good luck going out to Ms. Henson, Ms. Brown and the Robotics Team on their first competition of the school year this Saturday!  Go Wildcats!

Give the Gift of Books
December 8, 2017
Eastern High School
3:30 pm – 6:30 pm
The “Give the Gift of Books” event is in its 5th year at Eastern Senior High School’s library on December 8 from 3:30 pm to 6:30 pm.  The books for all ages have been donated from a myriad of sources and underwritten by a generous grant from the Capitol Hill Community Foundation.  Students will even wrap them for you while you sip hot cocoa!

Stay tuned for information on the next movie night coming up in January 2018.  We can’t wait to have another great night with you.  Details coming soon!

  • December 8 – Boys Basketball Game @ Payne ES
  • December 8 – Free Book Giveaway @ Eastern High School
  • December 9 – EdFEST 2017 @ DC Armory
  • December 11 – My School DC Lottery Application Opens
  • December 14 – New Parent Open House
  • December 15 – Holiday Concert
  • December 20 – PTA Holiday Potluck
  • December 21 – New Parent Open House
  • December 22 – January 2 – Winter Break:  No school for students, teachers and staff.