Welcome Events

New and returning ABES families for the 2017-18 school year, please join us for the welcome events below!

New Parent Q&A Session, Monday, April 24, 5-6 PM, ABES Parent Resource Center

Ask questions about school life, PTA activities, etc. before the May 1 enrollment deadline.

PTA Meeting, Tuesday, May 2, 6-7 PM, ABES Library

Sign up for school committees.

Teacher Meet-and-Greet Night, Wednesday, May 10, 5-7 PM, ABES Lobby

Get to know teachers from your child’s grade for next year.

Welcome BBQ and Carnival, Saturday, May 20, 11 AM-2 PM, ABES Playground Area

Mix and mingle with current families, and enjoy carnival games hosted by City Year volunteers.

ABES Night at the Ballpark, Date TBD, Washington Nationals Stadium

Enjoy a baseball game with current and incoming ABES families. Tickets courtesy of Washington Nationals.

Stay tuned for information about summer play dates!



School Enrollment

School enrollment opens April 1.  In order to secure your child’s seat at Amidon-Bowen, you must complete and submit enrollment documents in person to Ms. Cureton in the school registrar’s office by May 1.  Office hours for enrollment are 9-11 AM and 4-6 PM Monday through Friday.  You may call Ms. Cureton at 202-724-4867 if you have questions about enrollment.  Please see https://dcps.dc.gov/node/1229066 for the packet of necessary enrollment forms.

Afterschool Enrollment

When you enroll at Amidon-Bowen, ask Ms. Cureton for your child’s ID to register for Afterschool. Wait 2-3 days after enrolling, and then starting on May 1st, 2017, enroll your child in the Afterschool program by following the links and prompts at https://dcps.dc.gov/afterschool. You MUST register your child for Afterschool for your child to participate, there are limited spots, and it is offered on a first-come, first-served basis.  Afterschool is available from the end of the school day to 6:00 PM Monday through Friday.