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Stewart Elementary Kids in the Kitchen Club Graduates with Success PDF Print E-mail
Monday, March 11 2019 12:35

27 2nd graders from Stewart Elementary completed the 4-H Kids in the Kitchen Club on March 6. They celebrated their learning at the last meeting with a fruit and veggie tasting party.

Kids in the Kitchen is a after school 4-H Clover Kid club teaching members to have kitchen sense and safety while they learn about the major food groups and making healthy choices for their growing bodies. This club met on Wednesdays after school during January and February.

Members have explored the tasty fun of the kitchen when making Breakfast Splits, Popcorn Trail Mix, Pizza Flips and Fruit Pizzas with ISU Eat Smart, Spend Smart healthy recipes. They have learned and practiced correct handwashing, how to measure dry and liquid ingredients, knife safety, and plant parts. Each week they do some fun exercises together and use the healthy MyPlate to identify food groups.

Washington County Extension and Washington County Hospitals and Clinics partnered together to bring this afterschool club to Stewart. The Kids in the Kitchen curriculum is a product of Iowa 4-H. Volunteers assisting with the program included Amy Martin, Midori Gingerich, Jaycee, Mandernach, Myles Jones, Brynn Beenblossom, Maddie Janecek, Sarah Miles and Madeline Leichty with support from Washington County 4-H/Youth Coordinator Amy Green.

“This curriculum has such a place in our world today as it teaches the importance on healthy living and food choice and keeping kids safe in the kitchen. It follows the 4-H model to do, reflect and apply with kids,” explained Green, “and they loved every hands-on minute cutting, measuring, stirring, and cooking. Eating was, of course, their favorite part. It was wonderful to see the pride they took in their recipes.”

The Washington County Extension Office hopes to expand this club in future years, please contact them if interested in sponsoring or volunteering or with any questions about this Healthy Living Club or how to get involved with other youth activities as a member or volunteer.

 

group photo of veggie tasting day

 
Volunteer with Financial Literacy Fair PDF Print E-mail
Monday, March 11 2019 08:05

Washington Flyer for Volunteers

 
Track Apparel PDF Print E-mail
Thursday, March 07 2019 14:34

Track Apparel is available to purchase at the following website:

https://anywearmp.com/collections/washington-track-field-19

 
Washington Area Football League PDF Print E-mail
Monday, March 04 2019 08:31

Washington Demon Gridiron Club is having a meeting at March 7th @ 6:30 pm located in the Washington middle school Auditorium to promote youth football for 3rd – 6th grade. Our goal is to positively promote the game of football by implementing a safe & age appropriate pathway to success.

 

“WHY”:

 

• Always do what is best for kids.

• Create a progression for kids to introduce them to the game of football.

• Appropriately introduce rules and safety equipment at age appropriate levels.

• Develop skills/fundamentals

• Participate in multiple positions, so kids don’t get pigeon holed to certain spots when they are still in such developmental phase.

• Develop self-sustainable league with that will be able to promote youth football in our community for years to com

 

THEY MUST FIRST FALL IN LOVE WITH THE GAME. THEN THEY CAN FALL IN LOVE WITH THE SPORT.

 

Washington Area Football League Flyer

Last Updated on Monday, March 04 2019 08:35
 
WMS and WHS All-SouthEast Iowa Honors for Band PDF Print E-mail
Friday, March 01 2019 11:47

The following students performed on February 13th at West HS for the annual SEIBA Honor Band Festival. All 6 students earned places in the SEIBA honor band after auditions on January 5th in Fairfield, IA. The original date for the SEIBA Honor Band Festival was January 19th, the make up date for the MS honor band was January 23rd and all bands ended up back on February 13th. A great honor for these 6 students from Washington CSD.

 

In the Middle School Voxman Honor band was Bailey R.-Clarinet.

In the Middle School Mortiboy Honor band was Kevin F- Tuba, Teague M- Tuba, Levi A- Baritone, and Julianna W- Clarinet.

In the High School Honor Band was Audrey W- Alto Sax

 
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