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PARENT ORGANIZATION

Congressional School is known for its vibrant community and family-like atmosphere, and parent involvement is an essential ingredient.  The mission of the Congressional School Parent Organization (CSPO) is to “Welcome Families and Build Community” and accomplishes this through planning and hosting various large, fun, social events and activities and by supporting teachers as Room Parents and volunteers.

In addition, the CSPO helps to facilitate proactive communication between the school and families.  All parents are CSPO members.

 

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“Our family loved the events that CSPO organized. We got to meet so many parents!" - Parent

Listen to a few of our podcasts for parent education:

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2021-2022 CSPO LEADERSHIP TEAM

Angie Howard – President (top left)
Carly Schacknies – Vice President (top middle)
Selvin Clemens – Early Childhood (bottom left)
Latoya Asia - Primary School (bottom middle)
Caroline Kane - Lower School (bottom right)
Caroline Soberanis – Middle School (top right)

 

CSPO Staff Contact
Jessica Orndorff
Director of Advancement and External Affairs

703.533.9711
jorndorff@congressionalschool.org

EVENTS AND ACTIVITIES

Fall Festival

FALL FESTIVAL
One of our biggest community events of the school year with numerous games, food and opportunities for fun. Learn More.

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INTERNATIONAL NIGHT
A wonderful community celebration that invites families to share their traditions, customs and foods with one another.

students at homecoming 2017

HOMECOMING
A great night of basketball games and school spirit, including a basketball game for alumni. Learn More.

 

bon fire family night

BINGO NIGHT
These nights are designed to be fun, social gatherings for children and their families.

teacher group

FACULTY APPRECIATION
An annual opportunity to thank our faculty for their dedication to our students.

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PARENT'S COUNCIL OF WASHINGTON
Organization of independent schools in the Washington, DC area, that aims to “foster better communication among students, parents and independent schools.”

SHOP AND SUPPORT

The mission of the Congressional School Parent Organization (CSPO) is to Welcome Families and Build Community. We accomplish our goal by sponsoring lots of fun events, and we fund those events through proceeds from the Shop and Support program. We encourage you to link your cards to Congressional School so that the shopping you already do benefits our community.

Register online by clicking the image below or take a moment to stop at the store's service desk next time you shop.

In the top left corner, please click “Supporting” and search for Congressional School Inc. Once it is confirmed, it will say, “Supporting: Congressional School Inc.”

Shopping must occur at www.smile.amazon.com to receive the benefit.

box tops

Box Tops are commonly found on household items. Save them and drop them off at the front desk at the Little School or Big School. Another option that is new this year: Download the Box Tops app. Select Congressional School and scan your store receipt containing Box Tops products.

School Code: #3890

You need to re-register annually!

Search Shop by School. Our Preferred School Number is 900130840.

Whether you need to label your kids’ clothes or your kitchen canisters, Mabel’s Labels has all of your needs covered. A percentage of all proceeds support Congressional School.

To learn more or ask questions, please contact:

Angie Howard
CSPO President