The Cardinal Connection
Week of September 29th
At J.O. Wilson Elementary School, we are SOARing to success every day in every way by creating an environment in which joy, pride, positive interactions, and growth mindsets lead students to comfort in taking risks, self-advocating, and facing adversity
Sept. 29th: DCPS COVID Case Response Protocols Townhall @ 5 PM
Sept. 30th: Virtual Back to School Night 6 PM-8 PM(More details forthcoming)
Oct. 1st: Family Movie Night...Gates open at 6 PM...The show starts at 7:30 PM
Oct. 4th: LSAT Meeting @ 4 PM
Oct. 6th: DCPS Testing in Schools Townhall @5 PM
Oct. 7th: Virtual Parent-Teacher Conference Day/No School for Students
Oct. 8th: Professional Development Day/No School for Students
Oct. 11th: Indigenous Peoples Day Holiday Observed/No School for Students or Staff
Oct. 12th: PTA General Body Meeting @ 6PM
Oct. 19th: DCPS Parent University...Prepare Your Child for College: College Prep Resources and How to Get them! @5:30PM
Oct. 22nd: DCPS Creating Safe School Environments Townhall @5 PM
Oct. 26th: DCPS Parent University...The DCPS Journey to Become a Whole-Child Centered, Anti-Racist District @ 5:30PM
Oct. 27th: Virtual Principal Chat @ 6PM
Virtual Back to School Night...Thursday, Sept. 30th @6PM
Opening remarks will be shown here https://youtube.com/c/TheJOCardinalChannel on the JOW Cardinal Youtube Channel at 6 PM and the teacher's presentations will start at 6:30 PM via TEAMS. There will be three rotations (6:30 PM, 7:00 PM, and 7:30 PM) of Back to School Night presentations so that families will be able to join different classes as needed.
Family Movie Night Is Happening This Friday, October 1st!
Our family movie night has been moved to October 1st and we need your help to make this event a success! To help with movie night, please use the volunteer sign-up link at
https://www.signupgenius.com/go/9040E4BABAA2CAAFA7-family Please review the available slots below and click on the button to sign up. Thank you!
**Gates will open at 6:00 PM, and show times start at 7:30 PM.**
DCPS COVID-19 Protocol Updates... Upcoming Telephone Town halls and Parent University
In the coming weeks, there are several events for families to help you stay informed on what’s happening at DC Public Schools and stay engaged in your student’s learning. From a new year of Parent University to town halls on a variety of topics, we hope you can join us.
Health & Safety Town Halls: The health, safety, and well-being of our staff, students, and families is our top priority, and we look forward to hearing from you at upcoming town halls. Learn more and RSVP at tinyurl.com/DCPSCovid19ProtocolUpdates.
September 29 at 5:00 p.m. — COVID Case Response Protocols
October 6 at 5:00 p.m. — Testing in Schools
October 20 at 5:00 p.m. — Creating Safe School Environments
Sept. 29 at 5PM Response Protocols... Oct. 6 at 5PM Testing in Schools... Oct. 20 at 5PM Creating Safe Schools
DCPS Parent University
Learn more and RSVP at bit.ly/dcpsparentursvp. Servicio de interpretación en español disponible para todas las sesiones.
October 19 at 5:30 p.m. — Prepare Your Child for College: College Prep Resources and How to Get them!
October 26 at 5:30 p.m. — The DCPS Journey to Become a Whole-Child Centered, Anti-Racist District
Oct. 19 at 5:30 p.m. — Prepare Your Child for College: College Prep Resources and How to Get them!...Oct. 26 at 5:30 p.m. — The DCPS Journey to Become a Whole-Child Centered, Anti-Racist District