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 Parent Speaker Series session scheduled for Wednesday, January 25, at Washington High School, has been postponed and is rescheduled for Wednesday, March 15, which also is the date of the final session.
It will take place at the CJB Theater at Washington High School starting at 6:30 p.m. Parents do not need to register to attend.
The topics on March 15 will be:
* Warning signs of substance abuse
* Mental health
Washington High School is inviting all K-12 parents to attend the Speakers Series on March 15. It is open to all parents K-12.
The goal is to provide information on topics that may be of interest to parents in our district.
WHS is working in conjunction with the Washington Police Department and community agencies to bring in the Speakers Series.
Click on the attached link below for a flyer on the Parent Speaker Series.
The Washington High School Band Boosters presents its annual trivia night, “Jukebox Music mania 2017” on Friday, Jan. 20, at the Little Blue Jay Gymnasium on the WHS campus. Doors open at 6:30 p.m. Trivia starts at 7 p.m.
There will be musical questions ranging from decades long past, through today’s top hits. Adults and students are welcome to participate.
The cost is $10 per person with a maximum of 10 people per table. Participants are welcome to come in costume and decorate your table. There will be a prize for the best theme.
There will be a silent auction, raffles, and 50/50 drawings. Soda and water will be for sale. Outside food is welcome, but no outside beverages. No alcohol is allowed on school grounds.
Click on the attached link below to see a flyer for the WHS Band Boosters Trivia Night.
CAPS Business students attended the Washington Area Chamber of Commerce Annual Business Breakfast meeting on Thursday morning, Jan. 12, at the Knights of Columbus Hall.
The CAPS students, who visited the Washington Chamber of Commerce office in December, had the opportunity to learn more about what the organization does on an annual basis and the meet with some of the individuals behind the operation.
Among the items on the agenda during the meeting were 2016 Town & Country Fair reports and awards, 2017 fair board introductions, economic development report and awards presentation and Chamber board introductions.
Following the program, the CAPS Business students visited with Washington Mayor Sandy Lucy and shared with her the projects they’ve been working on during the school year.
See the photos below of the CAPS Business students with Lucy and Washington Area Chamber of Commerce Board Director Tom Holdmeier.
The Washington High School Leadership class has done many community projects during the first semester of the 2016-17 school year.
WHS leadership students are members of Student Council, and chair committees for STUCO events such as assemblies, Homecoming, Dig for a Difference, Courtwarming, Mr. WHS, the Jordan Scheer Memorial Children's Relay for Life and many more.
Leadership has done various community service projects this school year, including:
* Festival of Trees - canned food drive;
* 12 Days of Christmas - provided treats to the Washington Police Department for 12 days in December;
* Loving Hearts Gift Drive - held a drive to collect gifts for children and teenagers;
* Loving Hearts Book Drive - held a book drive and donated all gently used and/or new books;
* Cupcake Donation – ProStart; and
* Lunches for Love - students raffled off lunches with money benefitting Grace's Place.
The Leadership class members are Emily Groppe, Tess Marquart, Olivia Diederich, Bria Hasenjaeger, Lexi Hendricks, Lauren Ancell, Libbie Harrison, Madison Straatmann, Kacie Huxol, Payton Owens, Kailey Robinson, Lydia Lock, Brooke Woemmel, Abbey Jinkerson, Holly Hoerstkamp, Paige Nye, Michael Hancock, Kelley Siem, Evie Reifschneider, Parker Nye, Jonathan Amlong, Cason Suggs, Adam Gauzy, Joe Omer, Dylan Brocato and Zach Harms.
Leadership officers are Madison Straatmann (President), Emily Groppe (Vice President), Libbie Harrison (Secretary), Brooke Woemmel (Treasurer), Paige Nye (Spirit Commissioner) and Adam Gauzy (Public Relations).
The Leadership advisor is Cathy Jinkerson.
Row 1, left to right: Paige Nye, Bria Hasenjaeger, Lexi Hendricks, Emily Groppe, Libbie Harrison and Kelley Siem.
Row 2, left to right: Payton Owens, Kailey Robinson, Tess Marquart, Brooke Woemmel and Madison Straatmann.
Row 3, left to right: Parker Nye, Holly Hoerstkamp, Abbey Jinkerson, Olivia Diederich, Lauren Ancell and Kacie Huxol.
Row 4, left to right: Evie Reifschneider and Lydia Lock.
Row 5, left to right: Adam Gauzy, Zack Harms, Cason Suggs, Jonathan Amlong, Dylan Brocato, Michael Hancock and Joe Omer.
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Modified Day for Students January 25
A reminder there will be a modified day for students on Wednesday, Jan. 25, for a staff professional work day in the afternoon. Click here for modified day dismissal times.
Staff Spotlight: On The Spot SDOW (December 2016)
On the Spot SDOW will highlight, at random, three employees a month from the School District of Washington from Certified Staff, Support Staff and Administration/Counseling. Click here for the December edition.
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.