CAPS/Pathways to Prosperity
The School District of Washington’s CAPS/Pathways to Prosperity Planning Teams continue to make progress toward moving the program forward. Click here for more information.
The safety of our students and staff is a top priority. Click here for district safety information.
The Parent Speaker Series session scheduled for Wednesday, January 25, at Washington High School, has been postponed and is rescheduled for Wednesday, March 15, which also is the date of the final session.
It will take place at the CJB Theater at Washington High School starting at 6:30 p.m. Parents do not need to register to attend.
The topics on March 15 will be:
* Warning signs of substance abuse
* Mental health
Washington High School is inviting all K-12 parents to attend the Speakers Series on March 15. It is open to all parents K-12.
The goal is to provide information on topics that may be of interest to parents in our district.
WHS is working in conjunction with the Washington Police Department and community agencies to bring in the Speakers Series.
Click on the attached link below for a flyer on the Parent Speaker Series.
Washington High School’s FFA (Future Farmers of America) organization teamed up with the Washington Optimist Club to plan the details and then sell Christmas trees at the lot located off the J.C. Penney parking lot throughout the holiday season.
The money is raised from the project was split 50-50 between the two organizations.
The total amount of money raised was $6,853.34. The Future Farmers of America received $3,426.67 from the project.
FFA students were recognized for their participation in the project during the Optimist meeting on Wednesday, Jan. 18. Click here for photos.
Click on the attached link below for photos of FFA students being recognized at the Optimist meeting.
Campbellton Elementary School has begun a program called “Shining Moment Lunch,” where students are nominated by teachers and other staff members for displaying excellent behavior inside and outside of the classroom during school days.
The students may be nominated for having a “shining moment,” such as helping other students, exhibiting positive behavior, or just by displaying their overall actions in a positive manner.
Nine students were recognized for the month of January. They received a certificate, a call home to their parents on why they were recognized and lunch with Campbellton Principal Jennifer Meyer with the other recipients.
Lion’s Choice restaurant in Washington provides the lunch free of charge, and delivers it to Campbellton Elementary.
Students at the “Shining Moment Lunch” on Wednesday, Jan. 18, were Karissa Barrett, Billy Diestelkamp, Kate Figas, Drew Bartle, Jacob Barrett, Jackson Marts, Gabi Ziglin, Simon Figas and Oliver Teumer.
There will be six candidates running for three open seats on the School District of Washington’s Board of Education.
Filing for the Board of Education ended on Tuesday evening, Jan. 17.
Voters will elect three board members in the Tuesday, April 4, election.
The race includes two incumbents, Scott Byrne and Susan Thatcher, both of Labadie, and newcomers Shannon Hoch, Bob Oreskovic and Brent Moreland, all of Washington, and Tracie Welsh of Union.
Current school board member Rebecca Voelkerding will not seek a second term.
Board of Education members serve three-year terms.
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Modified Day for Students January 25
A reminder there will be a modified day for students on Wednesday, Jan. 25, for a staff professional work day in the afternoon. Click here for modified day dismissal times.
Kindergarten Registration Takes Place January 31
The School District of Washington’s kindergarten registration for the 2017-18 school takes place Tuesday, Jan. 31, from 3-6 p.m., at the school the child will be attending. Click here for more details.
Parent Speaker Series Takes Place
Washington High School is inviting all K-12 parents to attend a Speaker Series at WHS on Wednesday, March 15. Topics discussed will be mental health and warning signs of substance abuse. Click here for more details.
Staff Spotlight: On The Spot SDOW (December 2016)
On the Spot SDOW will highlight, at random, three employees a month from the School District of Washington from Certified Staff, Support Staff and Administration/Counseling. Click here for the December edition.
Early Release Days
The next Early Release Day is Wednesday, February 1. All students will be released (1) hour early. Click here for Early Release Day schedules and procedures.
The School District of Washington's iBelieve Initiative continues to develop. Click here for details about the program.