Prinicipal’s Message: March 24, 2024

Greetings Jackson-Reed Community, Spring has officially sprung, although the weather may not feel like it. This is a time of year that signals new beginnings and growth, so it’s a perfect time to talk about the importance of enrollment. DCPS enrollment season officially opens later this week on March 29, 2024, and we want all…

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Prinicipal’s Message: March 17, 2024

Greetings Jackson-Reed Community, I hope this message finds you well and that you had a productive time conferencing with teachers or speaking with our Tigers about their academic and social-emotional well-being.  Last week, we needed to close the building on Friday so that contractors could address necessary work related to the heating and cooling system…

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Prinicipal’s Message: March 10, 2024

Greetings Jackson-Reed Community, Although clocks moved forward an hour this weekend due to daylight savings, I hope everyone is having a restful weekend. Last week was an exciting week with the celebration of our winter sports teams, NAF Academy Quality Review sessions, and student recruitment at Oyster-Adams. I want to thank our Athletic department, coaches,…

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Prinicipal’s Message: March 3, 2024

  Greetings Jackson-Reed Community, I hope you’ve had an enjoyable weekend and are looking forward to the week ahead. We are into March, where we celebrate the tremendous accomplishments of women throughout history. Join me in thanking members of our History department, who will provide information and announcements for students to deepen their knowledge of…

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Prinicipal’s Message: February 25, 2024

Greetings Jackson-Reed Community, I want to begin this week by thanking members of our PTSO, Forward Committee (which supports our Multilingual families), Dr. Perrete Arrington (DBH Psychologist), and the DCPS Language Acquisition Division for creating an engaging and interactive space for Jackson-Reed families to come together during yesterday’s Principal’s Coffee. The morning opened with breakfast,…

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Prinicipal’s Message: February 19, 2024

Greetings Jackson-Reed Community, Although last week was only four school days, it was full of events recognizing staff members, celebrating Black History Month, Valentine’s Day, and many more. I’m thankful for all our students, staff, and volunteers who make our school community so vibrant. Another event last week was our Local School Advisory Team (LSAT)…

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Prinicipal’s Message: February 12, 2024

Greetings Jackson-Reed Community, I hope this message finds you well. Last week, we celebrated our Winter Athletic teams by conducting a Student Government Association (SGA) pep rally. It was an enjoyable time and good to see grade levels come together to cheer on their classmates. I want to thank the SGA for organizing a successful…

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Prinicipal’s Message: January 29, 2024

Greetings Jackson-Reed Community, I hope this message finds you well. Last week, we completed the end of the first semester, and we are officially at the mid-point of the year. Many of our students participated in the support provided by our teachers, such as revision days and office hours. I look forward to seeing their…

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Prinicipal’s Message: January 14, 2024

Greetings Jackson-Reed Community,  I hope everyone is having an enjoyable day as we start this week. We have two weeks left in the second term, and while we’ve made many strides academically, we want to ensure our students end the first semester positively. Let’s ensure all our students turn in their assignments, attend office hours,…

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January’s Principal’s Coffee: Saturday, Jan. 20 from 10:00 am -11:30 am

Join us for coffee and conversation on Saturday, January 20th from 10:00 am- 11:30 am at the Petworth Library. The address is 4200 Kansas Ave NW, Washington, DC 20011. This Principal’s Coffee will start with a presentation from Dr. Arrington, Jackson-Reed’s Clinical Psychologist (DC Department of Behavioral Health). She will be hosting what’s known as…

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