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News You Can Use

News You Can Use

Attendance Matters

To streamline attendance concerns, notes, and inquiries, we have created an email for all things Duke Ellington School Attendance. Our attendance team may be reached at

Thank you for your patience!

Saturday Tutoring

Please note remaining Saturday Tutoring dates for SY 18-19 are as follows:

March 16
March 23
April 6
April 13

DCPS Youth Risk Behavior Survey
The DCPS Youth Risk Behavior Survey participation will be on Tuesday, March 19th, during your Period 2 classes.  On Tuesday, March 12th, Period 2 teachers will receive Opt Out Forms. Opt Out Forms must be submitted 3 days prior to the survey if parent does NOT want their child to participate in the survey.  Students must return any signed forms to your class on Thursday, March 14th.
Donna Hollis |
Advanced Placement Course Interest
AP course informational sessions will be held on Monday, March 11, 2019 at 12 noon. Students who are interested in taking 10th Grade AP World History and/or AP Human Geography will meet in Ms. Moore’s room, students interested in taking AP US History will meet in Mr. Fruendt’s room, and those students who are interested in taking AP US Government will meet in Mr. Edge’s room. These are important informational sessions for the students who have already selected one of these AP courses for next year or plan to do so in the near future.
Lynn Moore |
African American History Film
Throughout February and March 2019, the documentary entitled “The African Americans:  Many rivers to Cross” will be shown and discussed every Monday during the lunch period (11:50 am – 12:25 pm) in Ms.
Moore’s room.  Please look forward to upcoming information regarding the documentaries that will be shown in Mr. Johnson’s room during the same time period.
For the month of February, students enrolled in U.S. History have the opportunity to participate in a daily African American History Month challenge question.  Each day during the lunch period, a question is sent out to students using Remind.  Join us and meet the history challenge!
Lynn Moore |