Washington Weekly

Updates from Washington Elementary - Friday, June 2nd


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


-Please bring in those baked goods for the cake walk! You can still bring in goodies at 5pm.

-Pre-ordered wristbands and tickets will be available outside the multi purpose room doors from 3-3:45 AND at the ticket table at Fun Fair 5-8pm tonight. You can still purchase wristbands ($15) and tickets (3 for $1) at the ticket table during Fun Fair hours. Credit/debit cards will be accepted.

-Volunteer schedule will be at the ticket table or with anyone with a clipboard ;)

-Suddenly find yourself available to work a one hour shift? Ask Amy Mikec, Jennifer Dugan, Cathleen Heerey Loringer or Tara Laatsch and they will likely have a spot for you!

Thanks to the 100+ volunteers that make this event happen! We truly appreciate your willingness to help!

We look forward to seeing many families tonight!

Donations Needed for the Washington Makerspace...

Plans are underway for the Washington Makerspace! We are collecting consumables for the space.

Examples of items we need are:

  • Wires, pipe cleaners/chenille sticks

  • Office Supplies: Expo markers, scissors, glue, tape, construction paper, pencils, cardstock, rulers, brads

  • Household items: Styrofoam cups/plates, foil, wax paper, coffee filters, toothpicks, straws, cereal/soda boxes

  • Packaging materials such as bubble wrap

  • Duct tape

  • Cardboard

  • Paper towel tubes, popsicle sticks, paint stir sticks, buttons, origami paper

You can drop off items off in the office! Thanks ahead of time!

Returning to Washington next year???

As we plan for next school year, we ask that families indicate if they will not be returning to Washington. Click here to fill out a brief questionnaire if your family WON'T be returning.

Summer Reading Programs

There are many exciting reading programs being offered in the area over the summer! Most of the programs are free of charge too. For all the details, click here.

Lunch/Breakfast Program--Menus

We are happy to announce that there are hot menu options for breakfast and lunch! You can view the June menus here: June Breakfast/Lunch

Right At School Before/After School Program, JK Wrap Around Care

Registration is now 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 AtSchool.

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.

Please note, this registration is strictly for the daycare programming now available. All families still need to formally enroll your child through the Wauwatosa School District, if you have not already done so.

Forms for resident enrollment in the District can be found HERE.

Questions about District registration may be directed to Student Services at 414-773-1080.

Thank you!

Box Tops!

Congrats to Ms. Butkus 5th grade class who took 1st place overall in the Box Tops competition! They will be enjoying a special treat next week.

School & PTA Dates

June 5 = 4th grade at the Capitol in Madison

June 8 = JK Celebration (AM class = 10am, PM class = 2:10pm)

June 9 = Last Day of 2016-2017 School Year

5th grade bowling, 10am

5th grade promotion, 1:30pm

Stay in the loop! Join the Washington Facebook Group

  • Post school-related questions and pictures
  • Receive helpful links to school info
  • Connect names with faces

Registration Underway for Tosa Night Out

The Wauwatosa’s Neighborhood Watch Committee and Wauwatosa Police Department have announced Tosa’s Night Out 2017 has been scheduled for Wednesday, August 2, 2017 from 4 p.m. - 8 p.m. at the Milwaukee County Zoo. Our school will receive a $2 per family donation for every one that registers prior to June 26th! To register, head to www.tosasnightout.org. For more information about Tosa's Night Out and our community partnership, click HERE.

Community Information

Please click on the link below for the activity flyers from the Rec Department. Also, a flyer for a YMCA Day Camp is available. Here's that link to the information.: http://www.edlinesites.net/pages/Wauwatosa_School_District/Community/Community_Flyers

East Tosa Grand Prix Race

Click HERE to view a listing of our PAWS Winners for June 2nd. Congratulations students and keep up the good work!