Welcome to Washington Elementary

December 2019

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Coming up

Dec 2 - Classes Resume

Dec 4 - PLC Late Start, Classes begin @ 9:45 / Bottle Drive / Hungry Howies Night

Dec 6 - Craft Show

Dec 9 - Salvation Can Food Drive begins

Dec 13 - Popcorn Friday, $1 per bag

Dec 16 - Smencil Sale this week, $1 each

Dec 20 - Full Day of Classes, Winter Break begins @ end of day


Jan 6 - Classes Resume

Jan 6,9,10 - Hearing and Vision Screening

From the Principal

Karen Bracey


I would like to take the time to wish everyone a very happy holiday season. Please be safe during the two week break and we look forward to starting another year serving the great families of Washington School. Our classes will resume on Monday, January 6, 2020.

Attendance Matters

We are excited to share our new Attendance Matters initiative to promote the importance of good attendance. Each month we will update our display board to show which grade scored an ATTENDANCE TOUCHDOWN. Congratulations to our 3rd Graders for having the highest attendance during the month of November.
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Food Drive

Our student council will be participating again this year with the Salvation Army Can and Food Drive. This event will begin the Monday, December 9th through Friday, December 13th. Keep an eye out for more information soon. Please remember when sending in food to check the expiration dates. Thank you in advance for your generosity!

Friendly Reminders

  • If end of day transportation will be different, please contact the office before 2:45 pm or send in a note to let us know of the changes. We are unable to accept changes directly from your child.
  • If before or after school child care is needed, please contact Latchkey @ 388-0107.
  • We have Marysville High School home sporting event student tickets available for purchase in the office. These are for regular season games and they are $2.00/ticket.
  • Check out Washington’s calendar for monthly events on the Marysville Public Schools website.
  • Don't forget to sign up for Remind, we often post updates/reminders about important school events/information. Please click on the Remind link http://remind.com/join/99kef3 to sign up.

Students that STEPPED UP in November 2019

Begindergarten - Emma M. / DK - Gerald S. / ECSE - Lane H., Zoey Y., Joseph H.

KA - Xander A. / KB - Claira S. / KC - Joshua F.

1A - Maria C. / 1B - Baylor S. / 1C - Lillian J.

2A - Jax T. / 2B - Mya H. / 2C - Virginia D.

3A - Aaron L. / 3B - Evelyn E.

4A - Makenzie B. / 4B - Vivienne D. / 4C - Araelyne M.

5A - Grace W. / 5B - Khloey W. / 5C - Natalie R.

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Viking Spirit Award Winner

Each month the district recognizes one student from each building that goes above and beyond the call of duty. Washington Elementary is proud of the following student who received this recognition. Congratulations to Jacob Benoit.

Safety of Students

Supervision in the morning does not begin until 8:00 am. Many students are arriving before 8:00 am and waiting outside and in the vestibule area. These students are unsupervised and many are not following school rules and are causing a disruption, as well as being a safety issue. If you need daycare before 8:00 am please contact the Marysville Children Center to get signed up Latchkey in our building. The Marysville Children's Center phone number is 364-3165.

Winter Weather

Please send your child to school every day prepared for outdoor recess. Students need snow pants and boots to be able to leave the blacktop during snowy conditions. Having proper winter clothing (snow pants, boots, hats and gloves) will allow students to participate in outdoor recess. Students that are not properly prepared for the weather are often very disappointed because they cannot use the playground equipment or play in the snow.

As the cold weather approaches we find that many students are in need of warm weather gear. We have been very fortunate to have coats, hats, and mittens donated to our office to allow students to borrow outdoor gear during recess. However, we could use gently used snow pants and boots. If anyone finds that their children may have outgrown these items and would be willing to donate them to our school, we would greatly appreciate it.

STP Highlights

STP is our school Parent/Teacher Group, they work very hard all year by organizing fun and exciting fundraising events like our Fun Run, Movie Nights etc. Please consider attending the next STP meeting on Monday, January 13th at 6:30pm. This is a great opportunity to learn how you can be more involved in your child's school and connect with other parents!

We would like to thank all the parents who have donated through our fundraisers or who have donated their time to make our events possible. We truly appreciate your continued support.

Marysville Public Schools Board of Education

Dave Schmorrow, President ~ Kevin Palmateer, Vice President ~ Nicole Winston, Secretary ~ Dave Watson, Treasurer ~ Michelle Kut, Trustee ~ Barry Kreiner, Trustee ~ Ben Lasher, Trustee