Washington Weekly Summer Edition #3

Updates from Washington Elementary - Sunday, August 20th


Mr. Russell, Principal - 414.773.1805

Mrs. Schram, Administrative Assistant - 414.773.1805

Mrs. Hill-Gordon - Educational Assistant - 414.773.1806

Attendance Line - 414.773.1802

From the Office:

Since the last update near the end of July, our building has gone through some major changes. Our GE Community Service Day was beyond amazing. I hope you have seen how wonderful the exterior of the building looks and the interior is shaping up as well. I can't begin to share how moving it was to see more than 150 volunteers, parents, teachers, facilities workers and family pitching in to work on all of the projects we had on our list. Spaces were cleaned and organized, painted, landscaped, and refreshed! What a way to realize the impact of many hands working together!

In addition, construction has ramped up and moving along nicely in the spaces that were damaged by water in March. Although it still looks like we are a long way from being done, there is a ton of progress and lots of fingers crossed about being done by the 1st! Thanks to Mr. Samir and our Buildings and Grounds crew for their help this summer - they have been amazing!

I hope to see you at the Pool Party on August 28th from 6:30-8:30pm. There is a link below to RSVP.

Mr. Russell, Principal


Please NOTE the time change for the Pool Party - it will be on August 28th from 6:30-8:30pm


Monday, Aug. 28th, 6:30-8:30pm

1800 North Swan Boulevard

Wauwatosa, WI

The Washington PTA has rented out the TOSA Pool at Hoyt Park for a private pool party for Washington students, staff, and their families. In addition, our entire staff will be available to greet students and their families. Families will also be able to pick up forms at Hoyt Park.

RSVPs are enabled for this event.


Monday, August 28th - Washington Meet & Greet Pool Party @ Hoyt Park 6:30-8:30pm

Wednesday, August 30th - Open House and Parent Information Night 5:45-7:30pm

The evening will begin with an open house, where families can pick up and drop off forms, pay fees, drop off school supplies and meet the teacher. Immediately following will be break-out sessions in the classrooms where your child’s teacher will present procedures, policies and a curriculum overview.

Agenda for the evening:

5:45 pm – 6:30 pm Open House: students and parents are invited to come with their school supplies and drop off supplies and visit the classroom. At 6:30 pm students will be asked to head to the playground for for popsicles while parents attend the Parent Information Sessions:

Parent Info Sessions: sessions will be in the classrooms where your child’s teacher will present procedures, policies and a curriculum overview.

6:30 – 7:00 pm Session one

7:00 – 7:30 pm Session two - for families with more than one child at Washington


Friday, September 1st - School Starts

8:15am - Flag raising ceremony on South playground (JK AM thru 5th grade families)

8:20am - Visit classrooms with students

8:40am - Coffee w/ Principal and PTA

PM JK students/families only:

12:15pm - Flag raising ceremony - Garfield/JK entrance

12:20pm - Visit classrooms with students

12:40pm - Treats w/ Principal and PTA

Before and After School Daycare - Right At School

Registration is still open for the new JK wrap-around program and before and after-school care offered at each Wauwatosa School District elementary school through our provider, Right At School.

How to register for the Right At School programs:

  • Head to www.rightatschool.org
  • Click on “Find a Program” at the top of the page
  • Enter your zip code
  • Register at the school your child attends
  • Select the program(s) of your choice (JK Wrap, Early Adventures – before-school care, or The Right Club – after-school care)

Attached are two separate flyers that provide additional information – one for the JK-Wrap program and one for before and after-school care. Both flyers include pricing information and have been updated to reflect the cost per week. Billing information is listed below the program pricing.

Additionally, here is a list of helpful parent FAQs regarding the Right At School programs.

If you have any additional questions or if you need help while registering for the Right At School programs, please contact the number for Right At School that is listed on each of the flyers.


Click HERE for the 2017-2018 School Supply List