Video: WHS Administrative Team 2016-17
The Washington High School administrative team for the 2016-17 school year. Click here for an introductory video.
Video: WHS New Teachers 2016-17
Washington High School welcomes its new teachers for the 2016-17 school year. Click here for an introductory video.
Immunization Required for 12th Grade for 2016-17
There are new immunization requirements that have been put in place for incoming 12th graders for the 2016-17 school year. Click here for more details.
The School District of Washington’s WINGS Foundation awarded 17 early bird teacher grants this fall (2016), totaling $2,304.
Since 1993, over 900 teacher grants have been awarded by WINGS totaling approximately $380,000.
The teachers receiving the grant, the school where they work and their program are as follows:
Jeff Marquart, Four Rivers Career Center, Photo Studio
Christy Schmich, Early Learning Center, The Importance of Social-Emotional Wellness
Tricia Bartle, Campbellton Elementary, Sentence Writing Strategies
Allison Graves, Washington High School, Analyzing Child Labor Through Primary Sources
Kim Fleer, Marthasville Elementary, Building Minds Through Learning Stations
Michelle Prewitt, South Point, Augusta and Labadie Elementary, Battle of the Books
Maggie Butler, Augusta, Marthasville and Washington West Elementary, CD Players for Music Room
Melissa Golder, Labadie Elementary, Rocking Our Reading
Joe Callahan, Washington High School, Calculators for the Classroom
LuAnn Engelbrecht, Campbellton Elementary, Hands On Equations
Cindy Speer, Augusta and Marthasville Elementary, The Flag Project
Colin Flynn, Washington High School, Books for Engineers
Joselyn Hummel, Washington High School, Softening the Read 180 Room
Nichole Obermark, Clearview Elementary, Guided Reading-Real Books in Hand
Stefanie Virgen, Washington Middle School, Mark of Success: Markerboards in the Differentiated Classroom
Ryan Brennan, Washington High School, TPRS Novels
Stephanie Knight, South Point Elementary, Flexible Seating
A photo of the WINGS early bird teacher grant recipients is below.
Click on the attached link below for the WINGS Foundation web page.
The 48th Annual Washington Marching Band Festival takes place Saturday, Oct. 1.
The festival features a parade competition and a field competition.
The parade begins at 8:30 a.m. Washington will be the final band to march in the parade with an exhibition performance at approximately 10 a.m.
The parade begins on Main Street and proceeds to Jefferson Street, Eighth Street and ends at Sunnyside.
Parade awards will be at 1 p.m. at Jim Scanlan Stadium at WHS.
The field competition takes place at Scanlan Stadium starting at 12:15 p.m. and continues all day and into the evening.
Washington will give an exhibition performance at approximately 8:30 p.m.
Finals awards are slated for 8:50 p.m.
Click on the attached links below for more information on the Washington Marching Band Festival, including time schedules for the parade and field competitions, and the parade route.
Washington High School is inviting all K-12 parents to attend a Speakers Series at WHS.
The Speaker Series events, open to all parents K-12, are parent only events and no child care will be provided. Parents do not need to preregister and may attend one or all of the events.
WHS is working in conjunction with the Washington Police Department and community agencies to bring in the Speakers Series.
Topics discussed will be Internet safety, warning signs of substance abuse and mental health.
The dates are September 28, November 16, January 25 and March 15. Each session will take place in the CJB Theater at WHS from 6:30-7:30 p.m.
Click on the attached link below for a flyer on the Parent Speaker Series.
Adam Gauzy and students in the automotive technology program recently were recognized as the Washington High School and Four Rivers Career Center Students of the Month.
A senior at Washington High School, Gauzy holds a 4.0 grade-point average and is vice president of the senior class. He is involved in National Honor Society, Student Council, Leadership, track and baseball. He plans to pursue a career in physical therapy in college and would like to compete in track on the collegiate level.
Automotive technology students accepting the award were Andrew Katzung, Nick Dierking, Alec Kreiftmeyer, Brian Reid, Tyler Moore and instructor Dan Brinkmann.
Gauzy and the automotive technology students were presented their student of the month plaques by Dennis Kramme, Washington Rotary Club President. See the photos below.
Adam Gauzy receives his student of the month plaque from Rotary President Dennis Kramme.
Students in the Automotive Technology program receive their plaque from Rotary President Dennis Kramme. From left are Andrew Katzung, Kramme, Nick Dierking, Alec Kreiftmeyer, Brian Reid, Tyler Moore and instructor Dan Brinkmann.
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PSAT Testing, Picture Re-Takes
PSAT testing will take place Oct. 19 at 8 a.m. in the Little Blue Jay gym. This is for Juniors who wish to qualify for National Merit Scholarships. The cost is $15. We have 75 tests; first come, first tested. Students can register in the guidance office.
Picture re-takes will be on Oct. 10 in the West Wing Commons.
2016-17 WHS Course Book
The Washington High School 2016-17 course book is available. Click here to see the course book.
2016-17 SDOW Academic Calendar
WHS Handbook 2016-17
The Washington High School 2016-17 student handbook is available. Click here for the handbook.
The safety of our students and staff is a top priority. Click here for district safety information.