Blue Jay Bulletin

School District of Washington

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Kephart Communications January 2023

Dr. Eric Turner Named Washington High School Principal

Dr. Eric Turner has been named the new Principal of Washington High School, effective July 1, 2023. The Board of Education approved the hire during its regular meeting on Wednesday, December 21. Click here for the story.

E-Learning Procedures for Seven Missed Days and Beyond

Due to our current 2022-23 calendar, we will be utilizing E-Learning and E-Learning PLUS for inclement weather days past Days 1-6 that are currently accounted for in our District calendar. Click here for the story.

Washington NJROTC Recognized as Distinguished Unit With Academic Honors

The cadets of the Washington NJROTC (Naval Junior Reserve Officer Training Corps) have been recognized as a Distinguished Unit with Academic Honors for the second consecutive year in 2021-22 by the NJROTC Program Office and the Area Nine Manager. Click here for the story.

Four Rivers Career Center Hosts Sixth-Grade BUILD Days

Four Rivers Career Center recently held sixth-grade BUILD days. Every sixth-grade student from the School District of Washington had the chance to visit the Career Center to learn about the different programs and opportunities available, and also participate in activities.
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DECA Hosts Career Fair at Washington High School

Four River Career Center DECA, in partnership with Washington High School College and Career Counselor Theresa McGowen, hosted a Career Fair on Thursday, December 8, at WHS. Click here for the story.

Early Learning Center Holds Holiday Family Night

The Early Learning Center hosted a Holiday Family Night on Thursday, December 8. The event for ELC families featured holiday activities, cookie decorating and pictures with Santa. Click here for the story.

Washington Middle School Leadership Students Provide Coffee Bar to Staff

Students in Logan Schamerloh's Leadership class at Washington Middle School provided the staff a Coffee Bar on Tuesday, November 22, the final day before Thanksgiving Break. Click here for the story.

Strategic Planning Team Seeks New Members

The School District of Washington’s Strategic Comprehensive School Improvement Plan (CSIP) is ready to be updated. The District is currently seeking interested stakeholders who have a desire and notable characteristics to help develop the next strategic plan and lead the District into the future. Click here for the story.

Casey Campbell Receives Blue Jay Pride Award

Casey Campbell, reading specialist teacher at Campbellton Elementary, is the November recipient of the Blue Jay Pride Award. Click here for the story.

Sergeant Mike Grissom Receives School Safety Specialist Certification

Sergeant Mike Grissom of the Washington Police Department has received certification as a School Safety Specialist. Grissom participated in the recent School Safety Academy sponsored by Missouri School Boards’ Association’s Center for Education Safety. Click here for the story.

Washington High School Junior Aidan Van Leer Selected to All-State Choir

Aidan Van Leer, a junior at Washington High School, recently was selected for the Missouri All- State Choir during the All-District Choir event at Fox High School. Click here for the story.

Three Candidates File for Three Open Seats on Board of Education

Three individuals filed for three open seats on the School District of Washington’s Board of Education, meaning there will not be an election on April 4.Click here for the story.
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