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  • Washington Elementary School
    Principal: Mr. Chad Jones
    1608 E. Locust St.
    Davenport, IA 52803
    (563) 723-6150
  • News, Events, and Announcements

    Fall Festival Parties and Parade

    Parents and families,

    On October 31 (Wednesday, early-out day), Washington will be celebrating Autumn with our annual Fall Festival and Parade. Classroom parties vary by grade and teacher, so be sure to check for a note coming home.  Our schedule for the day is:

    12:55-1:25: Classroom Parties

    1:25-1:50: Parade  

    Parents are welcome to sit in the auditorium and watch the “parade” on stage.  We will dismiss after the end of the

    Upcoming Dates FYI

    October 22 (Monday): No School (In-Service Day)

    October 26 (Friday): 2-hour early dismissal! We dismiss at 12:50 that day.

    October 31st: Halloween Parade and Parties (note will be sent home)

    November 5,7-8: Conferences (teachers send home reminders)

    November 9 and 12th: No School/Veteran’s Day..Thank you to all who have served!

    November 21-23: Thanksgiving Break

    Kindness Counts–Spirit Week at Washington!

    Kindness Counts!

    Spirit Week at Washington!

    October is National Bullying Awareness month!  At Washington, we believe Respect for others, Safety for all, and being Responsible for making positive choices is central to the work we do here!  Each day next week, students and teachers will receive a message on kindness and to celebrate that, students will be able to dress up for each day! 

    Monday: Blue Day (wear

    Picture Day is Friday!

    Look your best as it will be picture day this Friday, October 5!  Picture order forms have gone home, but you may stop by the office if you need an extra one, or complete your order online and avoid the paperwork!  Go to and use order code 29732YA!

    Washington Strive for 5 100% Attendance is the highest in the district!

    Did you hear???  Washington students propelled our overall daily attendance on September 6 with 98.9% attendance that day!  Technically, only ONE student was absent that day!  Way to go students!  Way to go parents!  

    Washington Spiritwear is HERE!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

    If you would like to order some spiritwear, please click on the link below!  All orders must be placed by 10/1/2018.  


    Gathering with Grandparents!

    Come one, come all special grandparents and guardians!  Join us for Gathering with Grandparents on Friday, September 28 from 7:30-7:55 AM!  There will be muffins and coffee to enjoy.  Grab a book and enjoy some special moments with your grandkiddos!

    Major Saver Kicks Off on Friday!

    It’s that time of year again for one of DCSD’s biggest FUNdraisers, Major Saver!  This fundraising campaign raises money for the Davenport Schools Foundation, and that money goes directly back to the school.  There are prizes for selling anywhere from 1 to 100 cards.  The assembly is Friday, and that is when a representative from the company talks about safety when selling!  Buy a Major Saver card, save some

    Pick-Up and Drop-Off at Washington Elementary

    We’ve had some ?s about where to pick up and drop off students for school.  

    Parent Parking:  Please pull into a space on Pleasant Street or pull into Sudlow’s entrance and drive directly east for parent parking and student drop off.  Parents may drop off students along the sidewalk that borders the bus dropoff.  Please do not park in the Staff Parking Lot next to the school.  This is due

    New Times for Washington!

    In case you missed the breaking news this summer, Washington Elementary has a new arrival and dismissal time!  

    Student Start: 7:50 AM (10 to 8, don’t be late!)

    Tardy Bell: 8:00 AM

    Dismissal Bell: 2:50 PM

    Wednesday Early Dismissal: 1:50 PM