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Rachel's Challenge PDF Print E-mail

Recently, Washington High School hosted a Rachel's Challenge Assembly funded by the Washington County SAFE Coalition. Rachel Joy Scott was the first person killed in the Columbine High School tragedy in 1999. Immediately after the tragedy, her father began to speak around the nation and used writings and drawings from Rachel's many diaries to illustrate the need for a kinder, more compassionate nation. Today, speakers honor Rachel's life by reaching the nation with Rachel's simple profound message. This assembly helps provide students with social/ emotional education that is both colorblind and culturally relevant. It helps train adults to inspire, equip and empower students to affect permanent positive change. It creates a safe learning environment for all students by re-establishing civility and delivering proactive anecdotes to school violence and bullying. As well, it improves academic achievement by engaging students' hearts, heads and hands in the learning process. The MISSION STATEMENT that we can all learn from is: "We exist to inspire, equip and empower every person to create a permanent positive culture change in their school, business and community by starting a chain reaction of kindness and compassion."

 
WASHINGTON COMMUNITY SCHOOL DISTRICT FOUNDATION PDF Print E-mail

The Washington Community School District Foundation is a non-profit organization incorporated in 1994 to maintain, develop, increase and extend the facilities and services of the Washington Community School District. In addition, the Foundation has the goal to provide broader educational opportunities to the students, staff, faculty and residents of the geographical area served by the School District.

The WCSD Foundation is governed by a 9-member board of directors comprised of local residents who are interested in helping achieve the educational goals of the District. The Foundation is also a tax exempt organization as described in section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code, which means that gifts to the Foundation may be tax deductible.

Donations can be of any size, and can be in the form of cash, securities, personal property, real estate, life insurance, IRA / retirement accounts or trust distributions. If you have an area of special interest that you want to help, such as science, literature, the arts, or maybe elementary school education, you can designate how your gift is to be used, or simply donate for the general educational purposes of the Foundation.

For more information about the Washington Community School District Foundation, or if you would like to make a donation, please contact Richard Bordwell at 319-652-2177.

 

 
Hall of Fame PDF Print E-mail

Congratulations to Al Rebling on being inducted into the IOWA MEN'S FASTPITCH HALL OF FAME! Al has an impressive resume: valuable team player with many teams, participated in USA Team Events, ICS World Appearances, ASA National Appearances, ISC World Tournaments, 31 years of pitching; retired in 2009. Al is the Washington Softball Assistant Coach. We are very lucky to have him on staff here at Washington High School!

 
Coach of the Year PDF Print E-mail

Randy Schrader, was named COACH OF THE YEAR with All GTNS (Golden Triangle News Service) for District Football. The Washington Demons ended the season STRONG and made it to first round play-offs. It was an exciting season! Congratulations to Mr. Schrader, Coach of the Year!

 
Senior Citizens Parking Spots PDF Print E-mail

We are pleased to announce we've recently added 6 designated SENIOR CITIZEN PARKING SPOTS located at the quad doors right outside the High School gym (next to the handicapped parking spots). The 6 spots are designated with white signs saying SENIOR PARKING ONLY. The parking spots have been well received by the community! Senior Citizens may purchase a DISCOUNT ACTIVITY PASS at the High School office for $35 which is good for the entire year; or may purchase individual passes for $5 at the gate.

 
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