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Thursday, February 12 2009 14:21

The WJHS learning center officially opened in December of 2008. We also opened the second part of the learning center, our ELL classroom at the same time. Students who are struggling in school or behind in the academics can attend or be referred to our learning center to work on projects or receive 1-1 assistance. We have over 300 referrals each month and our kids benefit greatly from the technology, full computer lab, and resources that are available. These new classrooms and resources were provided by a $50,000 grant from the Washington County Riverboat Foundation.

 

Last Updated on Tuesday, February 17 2009 08:06
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Washington Schools Awarded Two Grants from WCRF PDF Print E-mail
Tuesday, January 06 2009 09:48

Washington Community Schools has been awarded two grants from the Washington County Riverboat Foundation. One grant, awarded for $40,000, will allow the district to equip several elementary school classrooms with multimedia projectors, screens, and audio equipment to enhance learning.

The second grant was awarded to high school science and math departments for  $21,000 to help purchase 8 hand-held data collectors with assorted sensors.  These data collectors will interface with a computer or stand alone as a small computer unit.  Students will be able to collect data in the classroom or out in the field, graph the data, print it, or transfer it to computers.  Some examples of the many laboratory uses are as follows:

1. Measuring oxygen production during photosynthesis.
2. Gathering water quality data in a stream.
3. Using a pH sensor for acid/base titrations in chemistry.
4. Using motion detectors to analyze motion of balls in the air. (physics)
5. Explore trigonometric functions using pendulums in math classes.

The science department will also be using the grant money to purchase a digital microscope for use in biology classes.

Last Updated on Thursday, February 12 2009 14:21
 
Junior High Bookfair a Success! PDF Print E-mail
Friday, November 14 2008 11:57
Washington Junior High earned 233.78 from our share of the sales from the Barnes and Noble Bookfair. Thank you to all those who performed and assisted with the book donations desk. We had 28 books donated to WJHS.

 

Last Updated on Wednesday, December 10 2008 07:33
 
Lincoln Bike-A-Thon PDF Print E-mail
Wednesday, October 29 2008 13:34

 

On October 11, over 150 students from Lincoln Elementary participated in a Bike-A-Thon at Sunset Park to raise money to put soft tile under the playground equipment at the school.  The project will cost approximately $50,000, with the rest of the money to be raised through grants and other fundraisers.

Last Updated on Friday, March 19 2010 07:00
 
2008-2009 Mail-in Registration Forms Have Been Mailed PDF Print E-mail
Monday, July 14 2008 10:30

Mail-in registration packets were mailed on Friday, July 11th to families of students who were enrolled last school year. Please allow a few days for the packets to arrive. Additional information such as supply lists and blank forms can be accessed on the Registration Information page.

Items included to return are; Permanent records information sheets (emergency information, parent demographics, and permission sheets), health information update sheets, students Internet user agreement forms, integrated pest management waiver, and fee payment worksheet.

Free and reduced application forms are included in the mail-in registration packet but should not be returned with the other forms as there will be a free and reduced application approval day on Monday, August 11 from 8:00am-7:00pm in the Conference room at the Administration Building at 404 West Main Street.

The deadline for returning the registration forms is July 25, 2008. Packets can be dropped off at the Administration Building (404 W. Main St, 8AM - 4PM) or returned by mail. We ask that you check postage if returning by mail.

Last Updated on Monday, July 14 2008 10:44
 
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