Washington Wildcat Chat

August 5, 2022

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Letter From Ms. Brito

Dear Washington Families,


I hope everyone has been enjoying a safe and relaxing break and soaking up these last days of summer! We are so excited to welcome our students and staff back to school in a few weeks!


Summer construction is right on pace, and we are eagerly anticipating the implementation of full-day kindergarten this fall. To welcome our new and kindergarten students, we will host a new family orientation on Wednesday, August 17th at 6:00 p.m. in the Multipurpose Room.


Additionally, please be on the lookout for the release of class placements on Tuesday, August 16th. Please log into your PowerSchool account on this date to learn who your child's teacher will be.


Finally, we hope to see you on Tuesday, August 23rd from 8:15-9:00 for our Washington School Supply Drop-Off. During this time, you will be able to bring in any school supplies and meet your child's homeroom teacher. Please know that these meetings will be very brief, and classrooms may not be at 100% quite yet! The purpose of this event is to bring any bulky items and relieve some first-day jitters students may have by meeting the teachers before the first day. Thank you in advance for your cooperation and support with this!


See below for additional important updates and please be on the lookout for additional information as we get closer to the official start of school.


Have a wonderful weekend, and stay cool!


Warm Regards,


Angie

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Class Placements Announced in PowerSchool

Class placements will be released to all District 64 families on Tuesday, August 16th. Please log into your PowerSchool account on this date to learn who your child's teacher is for the upcoming school year.


Washington teachers and administration collaborated on the creation of class lists for the upcoming school year. Please know that much thought and planning went into the creation of homerooms, taking into consideration students' social-emotional, behavioral and academic learning needs. Because of this, we are unable to honor special requests or changes at this time. Thank you for your understanding!

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Teacher Greet/School Supply Drop Off

On Tuesday, August 23rd, we will host a Teacher Greet and School Supply Drop off for Washington families. From 8:15-9:00, students and parents will have the opportunity to briefly meet their new teachers and drop off any school supplies or bulky items for the first day. Please note that teachers may still be working on setting up classrooms and prefer to visit with you in the hallways at this time. We thank you for your patience and understanding in keeping these visits brief. If you would like to speak with your child's teacher in further detail, we encourage you to contact them directly to set up a meeting. Please also save the date for our Washington Parent Night on Thursday, September 8th at 6:00 p.m.
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New Family Orientation Night

We will host our New Family Orientation Night on Wednesday, August 16th from 6:00-7:00 in the Multi-Purpose Room (MPR). New parents and students are welcome to attend and learn more about our school programming and community events. Due to construction and final cleaning, we may not be able to tour the school but will provide a virtual walk-through in our presentation.


We look forward to meeting and welcoming all of our new families to Washington!

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School Supplies 2022-2023

If you did not order school supplies through the PTO, you can find a listing of the supplies needed for each grade here:


Washington Supply List 2022-2023

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Upcoming Events

Class Placements Released, August 16th

New Family Orientation, August 17th, 6:00 p.m.

Board of Education Meeting, August 18th, 7:00 p.m.

School Supply Drop Off/Teacher Greet, August 23rd, 8:15-9:00

First Day of School, August 24th

No School - Labor Day, September 5th

Washington Parent Night, September 8th, 6:00 p.m.

District Mission Statement

Inspire all students to discover their strengths, embrace learning, achieve personal excellence, and demonstrate care. Students thrive in a rich, rigorous, and innovative curriculum delivered by highly qualified teachers. Each student learns and grows in a safe, nurturing environment. In collaboration with student, parents, teachers and the community, District 64 provides opportunities for each learner to investigate, be successful, be resilient, and become inspired and empowered as they contribute to our global society.