Thank you, Dr. Tate for helping us to get our lab put back together! We all love it and are so happy to be using it daily!!
News, Events, and Announcements
Washington PTA and Modern Woodmen volunteers will be beautifying and cleaning up the gardens and grounds around the school. Please join us at 9:00 am on Saturday, April 27 and be a part of the fun!
We have so many things to celebrate in art this month. We will begin with Eysabella Powell. Her art work was chosen to be on display at City Hall near the Mayor’s office. It will be on display there for one year. Only one student representative from each Davenport school was selected. Congratulations Eysabella.
We just completed the North Park Mall Elementary Art Exhibit. The following students and their artwork
Our kindergarten, first and second graders are working to learn lyrics, music, and speaking parts for the musical “The Cheese Stands Alone”. We look forward to presenting our hard work so put us on your calendar now!
THURSDAY, APRIL 25TH @ 6:00 PM
The Media Center Snowflake Contest has begun. Students and staff may fill out a snowflake for any book that they have read or has been read to them. The contest runs until March 1st. Stop by the media center and see how big our snow piles are getting. If you want to access snowflakes at home please click on the above title.
Click here for the Snowflake template
Washington Elementary celebrates it’s own Festival of Trees every year. Classrooms are invited to decorate a tree that is displayed outside the library. Students can vote for their favorite tree by putting change in the jar beside their favorite tree. The money raised is used to help out community families around the holidays.
During the month of November, students and staff could add feathers to the Media Center turkey for every book that they read. Our turkey ended up with 954 feathers. The following classes won Read & Feed parties for adding the most feathers in their grade category: Mrs. Wolf , Mrs. Bierhaus, and Mr. Shaw. Mrs. Hayslett’s class won a Read & Feed party for adding the most feathers overall –
Now that school has started again, it’s only a short time until cold and flu season begins. It’s important to remind children of habits that can help them stay healthy year round.
- Cover your nose and mouth when you sneeze or cough.
- Wash your hands frequently using soap and water or hand sanitizer.
- Avoid sharing cups and eating utensils with others.
- Try to eat enough fruits and vegetables.
- Get enough
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