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  • Calendar Events

    Corner Calendar
  • 11/23
    8:00am

    Thanksgiving Break

    November 23rd – No School for students, teachers, or staff Building Closed November 24th – No School for students and teachers

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  • 11/27
    8:30am

    Odd Schedule

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  • 11/28
    4:00pm

    FAFSA Workshops

    Tuesday & Thursday Evenings November 28th & 30th December 5th & 7th December 12th & 14th December 19th During School Day (8:30am to 4:30pm) – Monday, Tuesday & Friday – Mr. George Walls, DCCAP (8:15am to 2:00pm) – Mondays –…

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  • 11/30
    4:00pm

    FAFSA Workshops

    Tuesday & Thursday Evenings November 28th & 30th December 5th & 7th December 12th & 14th December 19th During School Day (8:30am to 4:30pm) – Monday, Tuesday & Friday – Mr. George Walls, DCCAP (8:15am to 2:00pm) – Mondays –…

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  • 11/30
    7:00pm

    LMC Showcase – Manual For The Temple

    The Literary Media & Communications department at Duke Ellington School of the Arts presents Manual For The Temple, a showcase featuring original spoken, visual, and sung narrative. Join @the.lmc for this multimedia experience Thursday, November 30, at 7pm in Ellington’s…

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  • 12/01
    8:30am

    Professional Development Day

    No School for Students

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  • 12/02
    9:00am

    Saturday Tutoring

    Contact – Donna Hollis dhollis@ellingtonarts.org

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  • 12/04
    6:00pm

    SHADE Meeting

    Contact – Dionne L. Moore SHADE@ellingtonarts.org

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  • 12/05
    4:00pm

    FAFSA Workshop

    Tuesday & Thursday Evenings November 28th & 30th December 5th & 7th December 12th & 14th December 19th During School Day (8:30am to 4:30pm) – Monday, Tuesday & Friday – Mr. George Walls, DCCAP (8:15am to 2:00pm) – Mondays –…

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  • 12/05
    6:30pm

    Theatre Parent Meeting

    Contact – Ken Johnson skenjohnson@aol.com

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  • 12/05
    6:30pm

    Museum Studies Parent Meeting

    Contact – Marta Stewart martareidstewart@gmail.com

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  • 12/06
    6:30pm

    Vocal Music Parent Meeting

    Contact – Dr Monique Holmes monique.holmes8110@gmail.com

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  • 12/07
    4:00pm

    FAFSA Workshop

    Tuesday & Thursday Evenings November 28th & 30th December 5th & 7th December 12th & 14th December 19th During School Day (8:30am to 4:30pm) – Monday, Tuesday & Friday – Mr. George Walls, DCCAP (8:15am to 2:00pm) – Mondays –…

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  • 12/08
    11:00am

    Homeroom – Progress Reports Disbursed

    Contact – Vanessa Snyder vanessa.snyder@dc.gov

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  • 12/08
    7:00pm

    Instrumental Music Winter Concert

    Contact – Isaac Daniel ikedaniel@aol.com

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  • 12/08
    7:30pm

    Theatre Senior Showcase – Performance

    Contact – Ken Johnson skenjohnson@aol.com

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  • 12/09
    11:00am

    OSSE Ed Fest

    Save the date! EdFEST – the District’s annual citywide public school fair – takes place on Saturday, December 9, 2017 from 11am – 3pm at DC Armory (2001 E Capitol St SE). Discover the DCPS and public charter school options…

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  • 12/09
    3:00pm

    Theatre Senior Showcase – Matinee Performance

    Location: Studio Theatre 1501 14th St NW, Washington, DC Tickets: Online: Students $10, Adults $12 (Click Here) At the Door: Students $12, Adults $15 Contact – Ken Johnson skenjohnson@aol.com

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  • 12/09
    7:30pm

    Theatre Senior Showcase – Performance

    Location: Studio Theatre 1501 14th St NW, Washington, DC Tickets: Online: Students $10, Adults $12 (Click Here) At the Door: Students $12, Adults $15 Contact – Ken Johnson skenjohnson@aol.com

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  • 12/11
    8:00am

    MySchool DC Lottery Application Opens

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  • 12/12
    4:00pm

    FAFSA Workshops

    Tuesday & Thursday Evenings December 12th & 14th December 19th During School Day (8:30am to 4:30pm) – Monday, Tuesday & Friday – Mr. George Walls, DCCAP (8:15am to 2:00pm) – Mondays – Ms. Larry Davis, CollegeBoard Contact – Tedra N….

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  • 12/12
    6:00pm

    Parent Meetings – LMC, Visual Arts, TDP, & Instrumental Music

    Contact your arts department chair for specific times and locations LMC, Mark Williams – mwill209@yahoo.com TDP, Nicole Leonard – nicole.leonard2@dc.gov Visual Arts, Mike Easton – touchstudios@verizon.net Instrumental Music, Isaac Daniel – ikedaniel@aol.com

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  • 12/14
    4:00pm

    FAFSA Workshops

    Tuesday & Thursday Evenings December 12th & 14th December 19th During School Day (8:30am to 4:30pm) – Monday, Tuesday & Friday – Mr. George Walls, DCCAP (8:15am to 2:00pm) – Mondays – Ms. Larry Davis, CollegeBoard Contact – Tedra N….

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  • 12/15
    11:00am

    Vocal Music Show “Amahl” – Matinee Performance

    Contact – Monique Holmes monique.holmes8110@gmail.com

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  • 12/15
    7:30pm

    Vocal Music Show “Amahl” – Evening Performance

    Contact – Monique Holmes monique.holmes8110@gmail.com

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  • 12/16
    7:30pm

    Vocal Music Show “Amahl” – Performance

    Contact – Monique Holmes monique.holmes8110@gmail.com Contact – Monique Holmes monique.holmes8110@gmail.com

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  • 12/17
    4:00pm

    Vocal Music Show “Amahl” – Performance

    Contact – Monique Holmes monique.holmes8110@gmail.com

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  • 12/18
    8:30am

    Odd Schedule

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  • 12/19
    4:00pm

    FAFSA Workshops

    Tuesday & Thursday Evenings December 19th During School Day (8:30am to 4:30pm) – Monday, Tuesday & Friday – Mr. George Walls, DCCAP (8:15am to 2:00pm) – Mondays – Ms. Larry Davis, CollegeBoard Contact – Tedra N. Williams, LPC, NCC tedra.williams@dc.gov…

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  • 12/19
    7:00pm

    Instrumental & Vocal Music Joint Concert

    Sophisticated Ladies, String Orchestra, & Organ Students St. Luke’s Episcopal Church, 1514 15th St NW, Washington, DC 20005 Contact – Sylvia Twine & Heather Haughn sylcaptwine@aol.com heatherhaughn@hotmail.com

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  • 12/22
    8:00am

    Winter Break

    December 22nd to January 2nd – No School for students and teachers December 25th – No school for students, teachers, and staff, Building Closed January 1 – No school for students, teachers, and staff, Building Closed

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  • 01/04
    8:30am

    Underclassmen Yearbook Pictures – Makeup Day

    Contact – Takicha Roundtree takicha.roundtree@dc.gov

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  • 01/09
    8:30am

    ANET Term 2 Testing BEGINS

    Computer‐based assessment that measures students’ progress in ELA towards meeting Common Core State Standards, aligned to the DCPS scope & sequence. Includes machine‐scored items and a culminating essay. Pinpoints skills to re‐teach. Dates – Jan 9th-19th; 90minutes 9th & 10th…

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  • 01/09
    6:00pm

    Parent Meetings – LMC, Visual Arts, TDP, Vocal Music, & Instrumental Music

    Contact your arts department chair for specific times and locations LMC, Mark Williams – mwill209@yahoo.com TDP, Nicole Leonard – nicole.leonard2@dc.gov Visual Arts, Mike Easton – touchstudios@verizon.net Instrumental Music, Isaac Daniel – ikedaniel@aol.com Vocal Music, Dr Monique Holmes – monique.holmes8110@gmail.com

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  • 01/12
    8:00am

    Term 2 Exams – BEGIN

    The Exam Schedule is: Friday – Periods 3 and 7 Exams Tuesday – Periods 4 and 8 Exams Wednesday – Periods 1, 5, and 9 Exams Make-Ups for periods 3 and 7 exams Thursday – Period 2, 6, and 10…

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  • 01/12
    8:30am

    Term 2 Exams – Last Day

    The Exam Schedule is: Friday – Periods 3 and 7 Exams Tuesday – Periods 4 and 8 Exams Wednesday – Periods 1, 5, and 9 Exams Make-Ups for periods 3 and 7 exams Thursday – Period 2, 6, and 10…

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  • 01/12
    7:00pm

    LMC Dinner Theatre – Performance

    Contact – Mark Williams mwill209@yahoo.com

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  • 01/15
    8:30am

    NO SCHOOL – Martin Luther King Jr. Day

    No school for students, faculty, and staff BUILDING CLOSED

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  • 01/16
    8:30am

    ANET Term 2 Testing – Last Day

    Computer‐based assessment that measures students’ progress in ELA towards meeting Common Core State Standards, aligned to the DCPS scope & sequence. Includes machine‐scored items and a culminating essay. Pinpoints skills to re‐teach. Dates – Jan 9th-16th; 90minutes 9th & 10th…

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  • 01/16
    3:00pm

    Admissions Open House

    Contact – Savannah Overton sroverton@ellingtonarts.org

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  • 01/18
    8:00am

    Museum Studies Exhibition “We Made It” – Closes

    Contact – Marta Reid Stewart martareidstewart@gmail.com

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  • 01/19
    8:30am

    Professional Development and Records Day

    No school for students

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  • 01/19
    8:00pm

    Term 2 Ends

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  • 01/22
    8:00am

    Term 3 Begins

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  • 01/24
    5:30pm

    Museum Studies Exhibition “Pulling Together: The Art of Teachers” – Opening Reception

    Contact – Marta Reid Stewart martareidstewart@gmail.com

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  • 02/01
    8:30am

    My School DC Application Deadline

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  • 02/02
    11:00am

    Homeroom – Term 2 Report Cards Disbursed

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  • 02/02
    7:00pm

    Instrumental Music Strings Solo Recital – Performance

    Contact – Isaac Daniel ikedaniel@aol.com

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  • 02/05
    6:00pm

    SHADE Meeting

    Contact – Dionne L. Moore SHADE@ellingtonarts.org

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  • 02/06
    6:30pm

    Parent Meetings – Theatre & Museum Studies

    Contact your arts department chair for specific times and locations Theatre, Ken Johnson – skenjohnson@aol.com Museum Studies, Marta Stewart – martareidstewart@gmail.com

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  • 02/07
    6:30pm

    Vocal Music Parent Meeting

    Contact – Dr Monique Holmes monique.holmes8110@gmail.com

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  • 02/11
    8:30am

    Museum Studies Exhibition “Pulling Together: The Art of Teachers” – Closing Day

    Contact – Marta Reid Stewart martareidstewart@gmail.com

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  • 02/12
    8:30am

    Odd Schedule

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  • 02/13
    6:00pm

    Parent Meetings – LMC, Visual Arts, TDP, & Instrumental Music

    Contact your arts department chair for specific times and locations LMC, Mark Williams – mwill209@yahoo.com TDP, Nicole Leonard – nicole.leonard2@dc.gov Visual Arts, Mike Easton – touchstudios@verizon.net Instrumental Music, Isaac Daniel – ikedaniel@aol.com

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  • 02/16
    8:00am

    Professional Development Day

    No school for students

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  • 02/17
    8:00am

    Admissions Assessment Test

    Contact – Savannah Overton sroverton@ellingtonarts.org

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  • 02/19
    8:00am

    Presidents’ Day – NO SCHOOL

    No school for students, faculty, and staff. Building closed.

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  • 02/20
    6:30pm

    Admissions – Arts Departments Presentation Night

    Contact – Savannah Overton sroverton@ellingtonarts.org

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  • 02/22
    5:30pm

    Museum Studies Senior Exhibition – “For You” – Opening Reception

    Contact – Marta Reid Stewart martareidstewart@gmail.com

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  • 02/26
    8:30am

    Odd Schedule

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  • 03/01
    11:00am

    Homeroom – Term 3 Progress Reports Disbursed

    Contact – Vanessa Snyder vanessa.snyder@dc.gov

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  • 03/02
    11:00am

    Parent Teacher Conference Day

    Contact – Sandi Logan slogan@ellingtonarts.org

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  • 03/06
    6:30pm

    Parent Meetings – Vocal Music, Theatre, & Museum Studies

    Contact your arts department chair for specific times and locations Theatre, Ken Johnson – skenjohnson@aol.com Museum Studies, Marta Stewart – martareidstewart@gmail.com Vocal Music, Dr Monique Holmes – monique.holmes8110@gmail.com

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  • 03/07
    8:00am

    In-School SAT Testing Date (11th Graders)

    Contact – Lisa Jones Lisa.Jones2@dc.gov

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  • 03/09
    4:00pm

    Dance Senior Showcase – Performance

    Contact – Charles Augins charles.augins@dc.gov

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  • 03/09
    7:00pm

    Instrumental Music & NSO Concert

    Contact – Isaac Daniel ikedaniel@aol.com

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  • 03/11
    5:00pm

    Museum Studies Senior Exhibition “For You” – Closing Day

    Contact – Marta Reid Stewart martareidstewart@gmail.com

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  • 03/11
    3:00am

    Daylight Saving Time starts

    Turn your clocks forward!

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  • 03/13
    8:00am

    ANET Term 3 Testing – Begins

    Computer‐based assessment that measures students’ progress in ELA towards meeting Common Core State Standards, aligned to the DCPS scope & sequence. Includes machine‐scored items and a culminating essay. Pinpoints skills to re‐teach. 90minutes 9th & 10th ELA (English Lang Arts)…

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  • 03/13
    6:00pm

    Parent Meetings – LMC, Visual Arts, TDP, & Instrumental Music

    Contact your arts department chair for specific times and locations LMC, Mark Williams – mwill209@yahoo.com TDP, Nicole Leonard – nicole.leonard2@dc.gov Visual Arts, Mike Easton – touchstudios@verizon.net Instrumental Music, Isaac Daniel – ikedaniel@aol.com

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  • 03/15
    5:30pm

    Museum Studies Senior Exhibition “Amazing Gaze” – Opening Reception

    Contact – Marta Reid Stewart martareidstewart@gmail.com

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  • 03/26
    8:00am

    Spring Break

    March 26th – 30th No school for students and teachers

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  • 03/30
    8:00am

    My School DC Lottery Results Released

    Contact – Savannah Overton sroverton@ellingtonarts.org

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  • 04/01
    5:00pm

    Museum Studies Senior Exhibition “Amazing Gaze” – Closing Day

    Contact – Marta Reid Stewart martareidstewart@gmail.com

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  • 04/02
    8:30am

    Term 3 Exams BEGIN

    The Exam Schedule is: Monday – Periods 3 and 7 Exams Tuesday – Periods 4 and 8 Exams Wednesday – Periods 1, 5, and 9 Exams Make-Ups for periods 3 and 7 exams Thursday – Period 2, 6, and 10…

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  • 04/03
    6:30pm

    Parent Meetings – Theatre & Museum Studies

    Contact your arts department chair for specific times and locationsTheatre, Ken Johnson – skenjohnson@aol.com Museum Studies, Marta Stewart – martareidstewart@gmail.com

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  • 04/04
    6:30pm

    Vocal Music Parent Meeting

    Contact – Dr Monique Holmes monique.holmes8110@gmail.com

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  • 04/05
    8:00am

    Term 3 Exams – LAST DAY

    The Exam Schedule is: Monday – Periods 3 and 7 Exams Tuesday – Periods 4 and 8 Exams Wednesday – Periods 1, 5, and 9 Exams Make-Ups for periods 3 and 7 exams Thursday – Period 2, 6, and 10…

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  • 04/06
    12:30pm

    Records Day – Early Dismissal

    Records Day for Faculty Students dismissed at 12:30pm

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  • 04/06
    8:00am

    Term 3 Ends

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  • 04/09
    8:00am

    DC Health Test – BEGINS

    Assesses students’ knowledge in health and physical education. Dates – April 9th-13th, 60 minutes All students enrolled in health class Ellington Contact – Lisa Jones, Lisa.Jones2@dc.gov Beverly Clavon – beverly.clavon@dc.gov

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  • 04/10
    6:00pm

    Parent Meetings – LMC, Visual Arts, TDP, & Instrumental Music

    Contact your arts department chair for specific times and locations LMC, Mark Williams – mwill209@yahoo.com TDP, Nicole Leonard – nicole.leonard2@dc.gov Visual Arts, Mike Easton – touchstudios@verizon.net Instrumental Music, Isaac Daniel – ikedaniel@aol.com

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  • 04/16
    8:30am

    Emancipation Day

    No School for Students, Faculty, & Staff BUILDING CLOSED

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  • 04/20
    11:00am

    Homeroom – Term 3 Report Cards Disbursed

    Contact – Vanessa Snyder vanessa.snyder@dc.gov

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  • 04/23
    8:00am

    Odd Schedule

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  • 04/23
    8:30am

    PARCC Testing – BEGINS

    Computer‐based assessment that measures students’ progress toward meeting the ELA & Math Common Core State Standards (CCSS). Dates – April 23rd-May 11th Students enrolled in Algebra I, Geometry, English I, and English II Ellington Contact – Lisa Jones, Lisa.Jones2@dc.gov

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  • 04/27
    8:30am

    Professional Development Day (Half Day)

    Half Day PD for Faculty & Staff No School for Students

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  • 04/27
    7:00pm

    Ellington Birthday Concert

    Contact – Davey Yarborough thesax56@aol.com

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  • 05/01
    5:00pm

    Community Service Hours Due for Class of 2018

    Contact – Savannah Overton sroverton@ellingtonarts.org

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  • 05/01
    5:00pm

    My School DC Enrollment Deadline for Matched Students

    Contact – Savannah Overton sroverton@ellingtonarts.org

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  • 05/01
    6:00pm

    Parent Meetings – Vocal Music, Theatre, & Museum Studies

    Contact your arts department chair for specific times and locations Theatre, Ken Johnson – skenjohnson@aol.com Museum Studies, Marta Stewart – martareidstewart@gmail.com Vocal Music, Dr Monique Holmes – monique.holmes8110@gmail.com

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  • 05/07
    8:00am

    AP Testing – BEGINS

    Contact – Vanessa Snyder vanessa.snyder@dc.gov

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  • 05/07
    8:00pm

    Teacher Appreciation Week

    May 7th – May 11th

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  • 05/11
    8:30am

    PARCC Testing – LAST DAY

    Computer‐based assessment that measures students’ progress toward meeting the ELA & Math Common Core State Standards (CCSS). Dates – April 23rd-May 11th Students enrolled in Algebra I, Geometry, English I, and English II Ellington Contact – Lisa Jones, Lisa.Jones2@dc.gov

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  • 05/11
    5:30pm

    Visual Arts Senior Exhibition – Opening Reception

    Contact – Mike Easton touchstudios@verizon.net

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  • 05/17
    10:00am

    Dance Spring Concert – Matinee Performance

    Contact – Charles Augins charles.augins@dc.gov

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  • 05/17
    8:00am

    AP Testing – Last Day

    Contact – Vanessa Snyder vanessa.snyder@dc.gov

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  • 05/18
    10:00am

    Dance Spring Concert – Matinee Performance

    Contact – Charles Augins charles.augins@dc.gov

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  • 05/18
    7:00pm

    Dance Spring Concert – Evening Performance

    Contact – Charles Augins charles.augins@dc.gov

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  • 05/19
    3:00pm

    Virginia Williams Opera Prize Competition

    Contact – Monique Holmes monique.holmes8110@gmail.com

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