Pre-K 3 & 4 News
Back 2 School


Welcome back to another exciting year in the District of Columbia Public School system.  We have been working dilligently to prepare for the 2014 -2015 school year and our teachers, administrators, and staff and prepared to provide outstanding instruciton, extra-curricular activities and support services to your children.  We look forward to meeting you on day one and many days afterwards.  

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Beautification Day 2014:  August 23


Please come out and support this year’s Orr Beautification Day event on Saturday, August 23, 2014.  This annual DCPS event was established in 2005 as a citywide “spruce up” of all DC public school buildings in preparation for the first day of school.  Beautification efforts included landscaping, trash pick-up, light painting, planting flowers, and other external beautification efforts.  Volunteers and supplies supported over 100 schools.  

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Pre-Kingergarten Curriculum


Tools of the Mind is a research-based early childhood program that builds strong foundations for school success by promoting intentional and self-regulated learning in preschool- and kindergarten-aged children.  Tools combines activities specifically designed to promote self-regulation with activities that focus on academic skills, while also giving children the opportunity to preactice self-regulation/executive function skills; promotes mature play, make-believe in preschool to dramatization in kindergarten, which is the most beneficial context for young children to develop self-regulation, cognitive and social-emotional skills.  

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Oh, the places you'll go!


Oh, the Places You'll Go! is a book written and illustrated by children's author Dr. Seuss. It was first published by Random House on January 22, 1990, making it his last book published before his death. The book concerns the journey of life and its challenges.