Tunnel of Hope
As a Kids at Hope school district, our staff are "Treasure Hunters," seeking the talents, skills, and intelligence that exist in all children.
We believe that ALL children are capable of success, no exceptions!
Hatchet Robotics to Host FIRST Robotics Kickoff!
Are you a robotics team coach, interested in starting a robotics team at your school, or a potential team sponsor or volunteer? You are invited to Washington High School for the FIRST Robotics - FIRST Tech Challenge POWERPLAY Kickoff!
September 10, 2022
8:00 am - 3:00 pm
608 E. Walnut St.
Washington, IN 47501
Hatchet Robotics is excited to host this event but we need your help!
Are you or your business interested in robotics, technology, and/or helping students prepare for their future? We are looking for VIP's - volunteers, sponsors, or anyone interested in forming a team or helping in any way to join us. Learn more about what Hatchet Robotics does and how you can help.
VIP'S WILL GET TO TEST DRIVE A ROBOT!!!
Contacts: Matt Riney at firstname.lastname@example.org or
Tamara Delisle at email@example.com
New Hatchet Photography Studio in the WHS Art Room
New Space at Washington Intermediate
Some of the features include a Sensory Obstacle Course, Amygdala Regulation area, exercise equipment, and much more to help students regulate their emotions and develop motor skills.
Washington Primary Title I Parent Information Night
Who: Washington Primary K & 1 students and parents
What: Title 1 Parent Information Night
When: Wednesday, August 31, 2022 5:30 - 6:30PM
Where: We will start at 5:30 in the cafeteria
Why: To have some fun, get some loot, and learn about Title 1
Children are welcome to dress like pirates! There will be multiple presentations, games, stations, and a picture backdrop to check out. We hope to see you there! Kindergarten students will receive their Bedtime in a Box, provided in part by the United Way of Daviess County. First grade students will also receive goodies.
New Band/Choir Classes at Washington Upper Elementary
For the 6th Grade Band classes, we have about 112 students signed up and are expecting instruments to be delivered this week. In the meantime, students are learning how to count rhythms and write the counts of a rhythmic passage on the ViewSonic board.
In the 5th Grade Band/Choir Experience class, three classes are experiencing instruments while the other three classes are experiencing choir. Here students trying to make a sound on the flute and clarineo. The students have been assigned and will play these instruments for 5 weeks before they are disinfected and assigned to another classroom.
If you would like to send in treats to school for your child's birthday, you can purchase treat bags from our Sodexo Catering Department. They include a birthday bag, sweet snack, juice, and stickers. The birthday superstar gets a free toy!
This Birthday Package aligns with the WCS Wellness policy and meets USDA smart snack nutrition standards, and are $1.00 per bag.
This is very convenient for families as all orders will be packaged and delivered to your child's classroom. Modifications can be made for students with allergies or other restrictions.
To order, contact Eben Lips at firstname.lastname@example.org
eFunds for Schools
Online Payments are available through eFunds for Schools!
We are pleased to offer a service for parents called e-Funds for Schools. This user-friendly program offers various options for parents/guardians who choose to make online payments for meals and school fees.
Parents will have the option of paying fees by having funds electronically withdrawn from their checking account, credit card, or debit card. e-Funds will charge parents a convenience fee for processing payments, similar to other online banking services. The district will not request or keep records of family checking or credit card account information.
For more information, lease see our website at: https://www.washingtoncommunityschools.org/students-families/efunds-for-schools
Homecoming Parade 2022
The Washington Hatchets will take on the Pike Central Chargers on September 16, 2022 at 7:00 pm, with the Homecoming Queen Crowning taking place before the Varsity game.
The Homecoming Parade will take place at 5:00 pm. Anyone interested in participating in this year's parade should fill out the form below by Friday September 9, 2022. Lineup for the parade will begin that evening at 4:15.
Podcast - Super Chat with Superintendent Kevin Frank
Click the button below to listen to the September edition of Super Chat with Superintendent Kevin Frank and guest Washington Primary Principal Tom Lee as they discuss the beginning of the school year at Washington Primary, which serves students in grades PK-1st grade.
They also discussed how his staff believe in the mindset of Kids at Hope, and over 60 local business and community leaders visited Washington Primary during their Tunnel of Hope.
August 31 - Title 1 Parent Information Night, 5:30 pm, Washington Primary
September 1 - Picture Day, Washington Intermediate
September 5 - No School, Labor Day
September 12 - Picture Day, WJHS
September 16 - Homecoming Parade, 5:00 pm
Homecoming - Washington Hatchets vs. Pike Central Chargers, 7:00 pm
October 7 - Picture Day, Washington Upper Elementary
October 10-14 - No School, Fall Break
October 19, 2022 - Picture Retakes, Washington Primary
October 21 - No School, Elementary Parent Teacher Conferences
October 26, 2022 - Picture Day, Washington Intermediate,
Picture Retakes, Washington Veale Elementary
November 5 - Chili Supper, Washington Veale Elementary