Blue Jay Bulletin
School District of Washington
Kephart Communications March 2023
Jordan Scheer Children's Relay for Life Set for April 21; Online Registration Deadline March 10
The 18th Annual Jordan Scheer Memorial Children’s Relay for Life is scheduled for Friday, April 21, at Scanlan Stadium on the Washington High School campus from 3:30-6:30 p.m. Click here for the story.
Four Rivers Career Center Students Earn SkillsUSA District Medals
Students from the Four Rivers Career Center recently participated in the East District SkillsUSA Leadership and Skills Conference held Friday, February 3, at Ranken Technical College and St. Louis Community College at Forest Park. Click here for the story.
Jennifer Meyer Named Early Learning Center Director
Jennifer Meyer has been hired by the School District of Washington as the Director of the Early Learning Center, effective July 1, 2023. The Board of Education approved the hire during its February 15 meeting. Click here for the story.
Stefanie Virgen Named Assistant Principal At South Point Elementary
Stefanie Virgen has been hired by the School District of Washington as the new assistant principal at South Point Elementary, effective July 1, 2023. The Board of Education approved the hire during its February 15 meeting. Click here for the story.
FRCC Instructor Curt Beers Accepted to CompTIA National CTE Advisory Council
Curt Beers, Information Technology instructor at Four Rivers Career Center, has been accepted for a CTE Teacher seat on the CompTIA National CTE Advisory Council representing the state of Missouri. Click here for the story.
Washington High School Celebrates FFA Week
Washington High School celebrated National FFA (Future Farmers of America) Week February 20-24. Chris Dunard, WHS Agriculture Education instructor and FFA adviser, and his students participated in activities at WHS. Click here for the story.
Early Leaning Center Hosts Sensory Night Family Event
The Early Learning Center hosted a Sensory Night Family Event on Thursday, February 16. Families experienced many hands-on activities during the event. Click here for the story.
Horizons Academy, Bio-Medical Students Create Homeless Mats
Students of the Horizons Academy and Bio-Med programs at Four Rivers Career Center are creating sleeping mats from recycled plastic bags. The students are using this opportunity to develop soft skills while working together to flatten, cut, tie, and weave the bags for the end product of a sleeping mat. Click here for the story.
Missouri Court of Appeals Holds Docket at Washington High School
The Missouri Court of Appeals conducted an actual session on Wednesday morning, February 22, at the CJB Theater at Washington High School. Click here for the story.
Matt Gill Receives Blue Jay Pride Award
Matt Gill, PC Technician for the technology department at the School District of Washington, is the January recipient of the Blue Jay Pride Award. Click here for the story.
Robyn Busekrus - School District of Washington February 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.
Teacher Proud Tuesday – Robyn Busekrus, Counselor, Marthasville Elementary.
Marthasville Elementary Receives Donation From MFA Oil Foundation
Marthasville Elementary is the recipient of a $2,000 grant from the MFA Oil Foundation. The money will be used to purchase a sun shade for the playground. The purchase of the sun shade will help protect students and staff from harmful rays and the hot sun during warm months. Click here for the story.
WHS WYSE Academic Competition Team Places Second at Regional Event
The Washington High School Worldwide Youth in Science and Engineering (WYSE) academic competition team took second-place honors in regional competition at East Central College on Tuesday, February 7. Click here for the story.
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