Elementary Student Handbook 2016-17
The elementary parent/student handbook for the 2016-17 school year is available. The front page must be signed and returned to the office by the start of the school year. Click here to view the handbook.
The safety of our students and staff is a top priority. Click here for district safety information.
Washington West News
The School District of Washington’s WINGS Foundation awarded 17 early bird teacher grants this fall (2016), totaling $2,304.
Since 1993, over 900 teacher grants have been awarded by WINGS totaling approximately $380,000.
The teachers receiving the grant, the school where they work and their program are as follows:
Jeff Marquart, Four Rivers Career Center, Photo Studio
Christy Schmich, Early Learning Center, The Importance of Social-Emotional Wellness
Tricia Bartle, Campbellton Elementary, Sentence Writing Strategies
Allison Graves, Washington High School, Analyzing Child Labor Through Primary Sources
Kim Fleer, Marthasville Elementary, Building Minds Through Learning Stations
Michelle Prewitt, South Point, Augusta and Labadie Elementary, Battle of the Books
Maggie Butler, Augusta, Marthasville and Washington West Elementary, CD Players for Music Room
Melissa Golder, Labadie Elementary, Rocking Our Reading
Joe Callahan, Washington High School, Calculators for the Classroom
LuAnn Engelbrecht, Campbellton Elementary, Hands On Equations
Cindy Speer, Augusta and Marthasville Elementary, The Flag Project
Colin Flynn, Washington High School, Books for Engineers
Joselyn Hummel, Washington High School, Softening the Read 180 Room
Nichole Obermark, Clearview Elementary, Guided Reading-Real Books in Hand
Stefanie Virgen, Washington Middle School, Mark of Success: Markerboards in the Differentiated Classroom
Ryan Brennan, Washington High School, TPRS Novels
Stephanie Knight, South Point Elementary, Flexible Seating
A photo of the WINGS early bird teacher grant recipients is below.
Click on the attached link below for the WINGS Foundation web page.
The 48th Annual Washington Marching Band Festival takes place Saturday, Oct. 1.
The festival features a parade competition and a field competition.
The parade begins at 8:30 a.m. Washington will be the final band to march in the parade with an exhibition performance at approximately 10 a.m.
The parade begins on Main Street and proceeds to Jefferson Street, Eighth Street and ends at Sunnyside.
Parade awards will be at 1 p.m. at Jim Scanlan Stadium at WHS.
The field competition takes place at Scanlan Stadium starting at 12:15 p.m. and continues all day and into the evening.
Washington will give an exhibition performance at approximately 8:30 p.m.
Finals awards are slated for 8:50 p.m.
Click on the attached links below for more information on the Washington Marching Band Festival, including time schedules for the parade and field competitions, and the parade route.
Washington High School is inviting all K-12 parents to attend a Speakers Series at WHS.
The Speaker Series events, open to all parents K-12, are parent only events and no child care will be provided. Parents do not need to preregister and may attend one or all of the events.
WHS is working in conjunction with the Washington Police Department and community agencies to bring in the Speakers Series.
Topics discussed will be Internet safety, warning signs of substance abuse and mental health.
The dates are September 28, November 16, January 25 and March 15. Each session will take place in the CJB Theater at WHS from 6:30-7:30 p.m.
Click on the attached link below for a flyer on the Parent Speaker Series.
A special musical concert fundraiser was held Sunday, Sept. 4, in Washington, with proceeds going to the Washington West Elementary Special Education/Occupational Therapy Department.
A total of $1,600 was raised from the concert, called the 2nd Annual Gateway to the Fall. The check was presented at Washington West Elementary on Tuesday, Sept. 13.
Presenting the check to Washington West Elementary Principal Kim Hunt and Occupational Therapist Judy Westhoff were Annette Hellmann, Larry Westhoff and Michelle Westhoff.
A photo of the check presentation is below.
Presenting checks totaling $1,600 to the Washington West Elementary Special Education/Occupational Therapy Department, from left, are Michelle Westhoff, Annette Hellmann, Max Westhoff (Washington West student) and Larry Westhoff. Accepting the check are Washington West Occupational Therapist Judy Westhoff, second from right, and Principal Kim Hunt, far right.
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