Blue Jay Bulletin
School District of Washington
Washington High School Softball Team Claims Class 4 State Championship
Washington High School’s dominant and memorable softball season ended with state championship on Friday afternoon, October 27. Playing in the MSHSAA Class 4 Championships at Killian Softball Complex in Springfield, Washington completed its historic season with wins of 16-1 over Parkway West in the semifinals and 3-1 over Helias in the championship game. Click here for the story.
School District of Washington Veterans Day Programs Scheduled
With Veterans Day on Saturday, November 11, buildings in the School District of Washington have scheduled Veterans Day programs. Click here for the story.
Pride of Washington Places 21st Overall at Bands of America
Washington High School’s Marching Band, “The Pride of Washington” competed at the Bands of America St. Louis Regional on Saturday, October 28. The Pride competed against 65 other bands representing eight states is one of the most difficult competitions in the Midwest. Click here for the story.
Sixth-Grade Students Visit Four Rivers Career Center for BUILD Program
Four Rivers Career Center held sixth-grade build days from October 9-13. Every sixth-grade student from the School District of Washington had the chance to visit the Career Center to learn about the different programs and opportunities available, and also participate in activities. Click here for the story.
Perry, Hagedorn, Buddemeyer Inducted Into WINGS Hall of Honor
The School District of Washington’s WINGS Educational Foundation inducted its 14th class into the Hall of Honor on Saturday, September 30, at the Washington Elks. The Hall of Honor was initiated in 2009 to recognize alumni, former educators, and community contributors who have shown exceptional personal, community or professional achievement. Click here for the story.
Campbellton Elementary Custodian Warren Branch Receives Blue Jay Pride Award
Warren Branch, custodian at Campbellton Elementary, is the October recipient of the Blue Jay Pride Award. The Blue Jay Pride Award was introduced to recognize and showcase quality School District of Washington staff and the focus on the District’s core beliefs. Click here for the story.
Jana Buchanan - School District of Washington Teacher Proud Highlight
The School District of Washington is excited to take part in the “STL Teacher Proud” campaign, put on by Education Plus, as an effort to highlight the amazing teachers who choose to serve the St. Louis community and inspire others to join the noble profession of teaching. On the second Tuesday of each month, we’ll highlight a SDOW teacher who chooses to make a difference every day. Click here for the story.
Washington Middle School September Students of the Week
Washington Middle School recently recognized its students of the week for September, 2023. The students were nominated by their team’s teachers as part of the #Blue Jay Way-Positive Behavior Program. Click here for the story.
Washington Middle School Fall Festival
Washington Middle School held its Fall Festival on Thursday afternoon, October 19. Students celebrated the fall season and the end of the first quarter of the school year with many games and activities. Click here for the story and photos.
Fire Safety Program Held at Clearview Elementary
Members of the Union Fire Protection District visited Clearview Elementary on Friday, October 13, for a fire safety program. Students in kindergarten, first and second grades learned about fire prevention and safety tips. Click here for the story.
Teaching Careers Students Elected State Officers
Teaching Careers students Isaiah Nytes and Ryanna Huddleston have been elected state officers for Educators Rising. Huddleston is serving as the 2023-24 State President. Nytes is the 2023-24 State Secretary. Click here for the story.
'Blue Friday' Initiative Unites Community in Supporting Washington Students and Schools
The School District of Washington, St. Francis Borgia High School, Washington Chamber of Commerce, Downtown Washington, Inc., and the City of Washington are thrilled to announce the launch of "Blue Friday," a community initiative aimed at fostering support and pride for our local students and schools. Click here for the story.
Washington High School Theater Presents Annie Warbucks November 9-11
The Washington High School Theatre Department presents “Annie Warbucks” on Thursday-Saturday, November 9-11, at the CJ Burger Auditorium on the WHS campus. Click here for the story.
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