Blue Jay Bulletin

School District of Washington

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Kephart Communications December 2022

Karen Fixsal Receives Emerson Electric Excellence In Teaching Award

Karen Fixsal, Career Tech Culinary Arts and Cultural Foods instructor at Washington High School, has been named the School District of Washington’s recipient of the 2022 Emerson Electric Excellence in Teaching Award. 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.

School District of Washington, City Partners Recognized for Connect Washington Program

The School District of Washington, City of Washington, Washington Chamber of Commerce, and Downtown Washington Inc., were recognized for the Exemplary Collaboration, Partnership or Regional Initiative award through the East-West Gateway Council of Governments for Connect Washington. Click here for the story.

Washington High School Veterans Day Assembly

Washington High School, Washington Chapter of the National Honor Society and Washington’s Navy Junior Reserve Officer Training Corps (NJROTC) presented the annual Veterans Day Assembly on Friday, November 11, in the Blue Jay Gymnasium at WHS. Click here for the story.

Washington West Elementary Veterans Day Program

Washington West Elementary School held its Veterans Day Program on Friday, November 11. Click here for the story.

Marthasville Elementary Receives Donation From Bayer Fund, Local Farmers

Local farmers Al and Mary Jacob recently were awarded a $5,000 America's Farmers Grow Communities donation, sponsored by the Bayer Fund. They directed the donation to Marthasville Elementary, who will use the donation to maintain and enhance its Minds and Hearts Grow Here Garden. Click here for the story.

Maggie Butler - School District of Washington December Teacher Proud Highlight

The School District of Washington is excited to take part in the “STL Teacher Proud” campaign, put on by Education Plus, as an effort to highlight the amazing teachers who choose to serve the St. Louis community and inspire others to join the noble profession of teaching. On the second Tuesday of each month, we’ll highlight a SDOW teacher who chooses to make a difference every day. Click here for the story.

Washington High School Choir Madrigal Dinner Takes Place December 15-17

The Washington High School Choral Department is excited to present its annual Madrigal Dinner, “To Play Or Replay, That Is Out Of The Question,” on Thursday-Saturday, December 15-17, at John B. Busch Brewery Event Center, 108 Busch Ave., Washington, MO 63090. Click here for more details.

Students From Augusta Elementary, Marthasville Elementary Receive Choir Honors

Students from Augusta Elementary and Marthasville Elementary were selected to be part of the American Choral Directors Association (ACDA) National Children's Honor Choir and the Missouri All-State Children's Choir. Click here for the story.

Washington Middle School Art Students Visit Graphic Design Class at Four Rivers Career Center

Danielle Snider, art teacher at Washington Middle School, took her eighth-grade art students to visit the Graphic Design program at Four Rivers Career Center on Monday, October 24. Click here for the story.

SDOW Hosts Parent Summit Series - Wellness Night, on Wednesday, January 4

The School District of Washington’s Parent Summit Series, Wellness Night, is scheduled for Wednesday, January 4, from 5:30 to 6:30 p.m. at the Technology and Learning Center, 4245 Highway 47, Washington. Click here for the story.
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