Washington Weekly

Updates from Washington Elementary - Tuesday, May 22, 2018


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

Say Goodnight to Staff: Celebration of Our Amazing Timberwolf Trot! Book Fair Open: Buy one Get One:

Blankets and books and staff sleeping on the roof, oh my! Join us tomorrow to tuck staff in (approximately 6:30 p.m.) and pick up a buy one get one books at the nighttime book fair, 5-8 p.m.

Wear your pjs, bring a picnic dinner and join us on the 67th street playground on Wednesday night, 5/23!

Washington Picnic Details

The annual Washington Picnic will take place this Thursday, May 24 from 11:30-12:30pm.

SK, 2nd, 4th=Lunch 11:30-12pm, Recess 12pm-12:30pm

1st, 3rd, 5th=Recess 11:30-12pm, Lunch 12pm-12:30pm

Weather permitting, students will enjoy lunch outdoors with their special guests in the following locations:

This is where families can find their students for lunch:

SK - on the grassy area near the 67th street cutouts

1st grade - south playground stairs by 68th street

2nd grade - near butterfly garden

3rd grade - tables on south playground near dumpsters/ramp

4th grade - lawn near north playground

5th grade - north playground near fence area

We look forward to seeing everyone on Thursday!


There is no school this Friday (5/25) and next Monday (5/28). We hope you enjoy a safe Memorial Day Weekend!

Washington Fun Fair, Friday--June 1st!

Summer's just around the corner! Kick it off with "Washington's Fun Fair" first! Bring the whole family for an evening of inflatables, classic games, activities and food!

Friday, June 1st 5-8 pm, South Playground

Don’t Wait in line the night of Fun Fair - Order your wristbands and tickets in advance here or use the attached order form -


We are in NEED of more volunteers in order to operate the inflatables and games, over 100 volunteers are needed! Remember teenagers are encouraged to sign up for games. Share the love here for a shift:


Looking forward to seeing you there!!!

Washington Library News...

Dear Washington Families,

I can hardly believe that we’re down to the last week of book check-out... The year has FLOWN and I have thoroughly enjoyed it and your children!

Children will be able to check out books this week for the last time this school year, and ALL library materials will be DUE BACK next week on your child’s library day.

The adjusted schedule is as follows:

JK...Tuesday May 29th

SK...Thursday May 31st

1st...Tuesday May 29th

2nd...Wednesday May 30th

3rd...Wednesday May 30th

4th...Tuesday May 29th

5th...Tuesday May 29th

If your family is interested click on the following link for more information on: Summer Book Checkout Form

*Don’t forget that THIS Wednesday, May 23rd, is Family Night at The Book Fair. It is being held in the library from 5-8 PM. Books will be buy one, get one FREE!

**This is also the night that some members of the Washington staff will be sleeping on the roof so at 7PM and you will be able to wave goodnight to them!!

***Watch for Summer Reading program opportunities from the Wauwatosa Public Library and Barnes & Noble stores.

Thank You for sharing your children with me!

- Claire Pankratz