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  • Washington Elementary School
    Principal: Mrs. Diana Allen
    1608 E. Locust St.
     Davenport, IA 52803
    (563) 322-0905
     
  • News, Events, and Announcements

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    DCSD Salutes its School Board

    May is School Board Appreciation Month. We appreciate all it does on an ongoing basis; however, we wanted to take this opportunity to especially thank DCSD’s School Board for the groundbreaking work begun this year. These initiatives included supporting actions, programs, and activities to reduce the impact of poverty on our students and their families; improving school climate; and advocating for legislation focused on funding equity for Davenport youth.

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    Second Graders enjoy all that Vanderveer Park has to offer!

    Washington’s second graders were in for a wonderful study trip to a local park, Vanderveer.  Students were prepped by bringing along observation journals as they explored the park and the many features it has to offer.  Although the clouds threatened rain that day, the students arrived back at school without a drop of rain spoiling their day.  Vander 1

    End of the year schedule

    May 26, 2015     

    • Regular day of school
    • Senior Finals Schedule

    May 27, 2015    

    • Regular day of school – 1 hour early Wednesday dismissal
    • Senior Finals Schedule

    May 28, 2015      

    • Regular day of school for all students –
      Washington 5th Grade Promotion @ 1:00 pm
    • No early dismissal for High School Students:
      • A.M. –  1st and 2nd Block High School Finals
      •  P.M. –  3rd and 4th Block regular class schedule

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    Surveys for Our Families

    Greetings Washington Families,

    In an effort to make sure we are providing our best to the students and families of Washington, we invite you to complete two surveys.

    The first survey is a 5 question survey regarding how your family views empathy. The link for the survey is listed below.

    https://www.surveymonkey.com/s/6F6WRWD

    The second survey is a 10 question survey regarding the Title 1 program at Washington. The link for the

    Iowa Assessments are April 8 and April 9!

    All of the hard work will be put to the test this week for our annual Iowa Assessments.  This year’s test only assesses grades 3-5, and we hope all our students show what they know (school is STILL in session :-))!  As a parent, share with your child that they need to do their personal best on the test.  The night before the test, make sure your child is in

    Fourth Graders Dance to “Everything is Awesome!”

    Mrs. Child and her nimble fourth graders performed to “Everything is Awesome!” during our Friday Finale.  A few weeks ago, Washington and Garfield students learned a dance from the Creative Arts Academy 6th graders to The Lego Movie song.  The lyric “Everything is awesome when you’re part of a TEAM” perfectly illustrates several of the lifeskills we have here at school.   Enjoy the video!

    Awesome Video

    Upcoming Dates to Remember

    March 13, 2015: 2-hour early dismissal (school dismisses at 12:25)

    March 16-20: Spring Break

    March 23: School Resumes

    April 6: No school (teacher in-service)

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    Snowflakes are piling up in the Learning Commons

    Our winter reading contest has started and will run through Feb. 23rd. For every book that is read by or to a student, they can fill out a snowflake to add to our snow piles. Click here for extra snowflakes. The homeroom with the most snowflakes will win an ice cream sundae party and get to pick the color of Mrs. Walton’s hair on March 13th. The homeroom with the

    Congratulations to Oliver Klipsch

    We are so BEYOND proud of our own Oliver Klipsch.  He placed FIRST in the 3rd/4th grade division for the MLK essay contest.  He and his family will travel to Des Moines to officially receive the award a little later on.  Oliver shared his essay with K-2 students today during Friday Finale.  If you see Oliver around school, you’ll quickly discover that he has a love for reading.  Congratulations, Oliver

    Snow Much Fun in Art

    Mrs. Rannfeldt, being the excellent art teacher that she is, had students create various winter themed pieces of art.  We have some talented kids!snow much fun