As part of our Red Ribbon week at Washington Elementary, our music classes had a special guest all week. Mr. Philip Seward from Hand and Heart Drumming, taught students about traditional African drumming and the purpose behind drum circles. He empowered our students to not let bullies “take away our own power.” Every single student had a chance to work with the drums twice this week at school. Our week
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Leaves fall from the trees. It gets a little cold so it would be better to wear something warm.
1. What do farmers harvest during fall?
Corn, pumpkin, carrots, potatoes.
2. What is another name for Autumn?
3. What is the most carved vegetable?
Ahoy mateys Washington elementary is having a book fair. It starts on the 24th of October. The theme is going to be pirates. At the book fair they have lots of treasure like posters, awesome pens, erasers, books, and much more. Make sure you landlubbers are able to buy some books and other cool stuff. If you don’t you have to walk the plank!
By: Landon D.
Band is an activity that students at school can go to on Tuesdays. The teacher is Mr. Skoglund. Students can bring there own instrument or get one from Mr. Skoglund to use for the year. The students will perform a concert or recital at least twice a year (winter/spring). The instruments for Band consist of the flute, clarinet, saxophone, trumpet, French horn, trombone, Baritone, Percussion (Drums). Students
October 7th: School Picture Day! Forms and information will be going home TODAY (9/29). Please take the time to read through the packets and carefully select your orders. On Friday, we will begin right away with taking pictures by grade level. Look your best!
The online link to order pictures is www.inter-state.com/order
October 7th: Family Movie Night! We will be showing the movie “Zooptopia” at 6PM in Washington’s Auditorium. Admission
- Gather with Grandparents during breakfast. Grandparents, guardians, and other family members, please join us for breakfast downstairs in our cafeteria from 7:05-7:25. We will have coffee and juice (and cinnamon rolls) for the adults! Come one, come all!
- The Major Saver kick-off happens tomorrow in our auditorium at 1:00. This is a huge fundraiser for the Davenport Schools Foundation which supports the all DCSD schools.
- SMENCILS!!! Need
Washington Elementary is READY and EXCITED for a new year of learning and teaching. The school day begins at 7:25 and ends at 2:25.
Here are a few upcoming events:
August 22 (Monday): Unpack Your Backpack–5:00-6:30
Come and meet your child’s classroom teacher for the upcoming year! Please bring your child’s backpack with supplies so they can be in the classroom that first day. There will also be support organizations
There have been some changes in our telephone lines and here are our new numbers. Thank you for being patient as we all learn our new telephone system!
Phone: (563) 723-6150
Fax: (563) 445-5980
Washington PTA is hosting a Craft & Vendor Show at the school on Saturday, April 30, 2016. Doors are open from 9:00 am to 1:00 pm in the school gym. Handmade craft items and name brand vendors such as: Pampered Chef, Tupperware, NORWEX, 31 Bags, Tastefully Simple, Mary Kay, Origami Owl, and many, many more will be available for purchase.
Calling all Superheroes: DCSD’s summer literacy program is Superheroes Read…Super Readers Save the Summer! All invited students were given paperwork today at our kick-off rally, and paperwork can be returned starting tomorrow. If you have any questions about the program, please contact Ms. Brewer (SAM) at Washington. Follow this link for the POWTOON shown to all students: