A message from Dr. Dan Roach
Washington Community Schools Families,
We are incredibly grateful to our amazing staff and students who have adapted to the challenges of this school year with flexibility and grace. As we complete the first semester, here are a few notes regarding returning to school after Winter Break.
Upon return to school on January 4, 2021, masks are recommended for students in grades Pk-2nd and will continue to be required for students in grades 3rd-12th. Most of our students are currently following this practice and will not experience a change in their daily routine. Please refer to the district’s Covid-19 Back to School Plan that can be found on our website. Our collective efforts will benefit others as we anticipate an eventual end to this pandemic.
No decision has been made at the present time regarding a status change when the semester begins in January. However, students will be issued their corporation-owned devices as they leave on Friday, December 18 simply to ensure that they have the equipment if the Daviess County Board of Health were to determine that school cannot immediately resume under “Green”. We remind students/families to care for these devices during the time that they are in your care to avoid charges for lost or damaged equipment.
If anyone happens to move out of the community over the break it will be necessary to return the device(s). Arrangements can be made by contacting the Central Office at 812-254-5536.
Washington Community Schools wishes everyone a safe and enjoyable holiday break.
Dr. Daniel L. Roach
Washington Community Schools
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School Closings & Delays
A School Closing or Delay will be announced as early as possible, but it is not always feasible to predict if a closing or delay is needed the night before.
Announcements will be made through the School Messenger system by phone call, email, text message. Please make sure your contact information is up to date in Skyward.
It will also be on our website, social media channels, local media such as WAMW, The Washington Times Herald, and WTHI TV, and as a push notification for those who have downloaded our mobile app.
If school is closed due to weather, we may have a Distance Learning day. Students should follow the Red Phase of the Back to School Plan and compete their assignments at home online. Assignments will be posted by 9:00 am.
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