Updates from Washington Elementary-Thursday, March 29, 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
No School Friday, March 30 - Sunday, April 8. School resumes Monday, April 9.
Washington Elementary’s First Annual All-School Read!
Thank you Washington Elementary families and staff. We have concluded our first annual All-School Read. What an exciting and miraculous journey we experienced through the eyes of a china rabbit named Edward.
Keep the read aloud tradition alive at your house. Cuddle up together and read every night. What a wonderful way to spend 20 minutes in an otherwise busy day. As one Washington parent shared, “I had fallen out of the habit of reading aloud with my fourth grader. The All-School Read prompted us to do it again, and it reminded us how much we enjoy it!” Click here to continue reading!
School Store Closed until after Spring Break
The Washington School Store will be closed was closed this week and will be closed next week due to schedule changes. It will reopen after Spring Break.
School Store Adviser
Below you will find the link to register for the EFW Walk/Run which is Saturday, May 5, 2018. The Activity Number to search is 700001.
High Interest Day!
Our highly anticipated High Interest Day will be held on Friday, April 27th sponsored by the Washington PTA. On this day all Washington students participate in activities that are different than our normal academic learning. We have presenters from all over the Milwaukee area come to teach students how to dance, play field hockey, become a journalist and even decorate a cake to name a few.
Do you have a special talent you think students would enjoy; knitting, yoga, making ice cream or pizza? These are just a few things that we would love to have our students try. If not, maybe you know someone you think might be interested in presenting to our students on this day.
If you would like to present to our students fill out this form so we can contact you with more information.
The High Interest Day Team
STEM Program Update
Click here for this weeks STEM Program update which includes more information on 4th grade and what they are learning about electricity!
Check out the Spanish Unit 5 newsletter available here.
Please read the parking reminders for drop-off and dismissal below:
NEVER stop on the East side of 68th Street. There is NO stopping or parking on the East side of the road.
Do not park where you see orange traffic cones.
Only use the three (15 minute) parking spots at the corner of 68th Street/Garfield Avenue. Cars should NEVER be parked or stopped on the East side of 68th Street near the front door.
DO NOT turn around in our neighbors' driveways. Be patient and go around the block.
IF you are using the hug and go on 67th Street, do not leave your car. Stay in your car and a staff member will call your child down.
Thank you for your cooperation.
Timberwolf Trot Update
WOW Washington- We are doing a great job in week one of our fundraising for the Timberwolf Trot! Ms. Robinson’s class is in the lead with $1,160 raised, watch out as Team Anderson is close behind with $1,000!!
Now that Spring Break is here, it’s no time to stop gathering donations.
Make sure that you have signed up online to collect pledges! Go to www.thegetmovincrew.com and click on “Get Registered”. Select Washington Elementary for the school and follow the steps. **Once you are registered, be sure to share your personal fundraising page via email and social media! **Remember that you can still collect cash or check pledges in the envelope sent home.
When the whole school works together as a team everyone WINS! The top fundraising class wins a Toppers Pizza party.
Mark your calendars for our upcoming events:
3/26-5/4 Timberwolf Trot fundraising window
4/13 Family Glow Dance Party at Washington
4/16 Chipotle Dine Out (50% comes back to school)
4/27 High Interest Day and Timberwolf Trot
5/9 Bike to School
5/14-5/18 Scholastic Book Fair
6/1 Fun fair
6/2 Girls on the Run 5K at Miller Park
A list of current community flyers, which include a number of activities and opportunities for students and families, can be found here: www.wauwatosaschools.org/communityflyers
The 2018-2019 district calendar is available here.
Also, AMF Bowlero has special offers on early release Wednesdays and non-school days. For all the details, click here.