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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

    Vision:

    Learning Together…Achieving Together!

    Mission Statement:

    We will teach ALL students to achieve their fullest potential.

    Hawk Talk 6-3-19

    Announcements

    ·         On June 4th, for the 5th grade promotion ceremony, doors will open for families at 12:45 to go to the Auditorium. The ceremony will begin promptly at 1:00. Once the ceremony is finished we will have a reception in the Café for students and families. 5th grade students are welcome to leave with their families following the ceremony.

    ·         On June 4th, from 3:10 to 4:10 in our Auditorium, we will be hosting a presentation about the DCSD Service Delivery Plan for Special Education. Anyone interested is welcome to attend. After the presentation there will be time for questions and comments. Any questions or comments will be shared with district staff.

    ·         On June 6th we will be having our annual Field Day. Grades K-2 will be outside from 8:25-10:00 doing a variety of activities. They will eat lunch outside at 11:00.  Grades 3-5 will be outside eating lunch at 10:30, then they will begin their outdoor activities at 10:55-12:30. School will be dismissed at 1:00.

    ·         Any clothing items left in the lost and found after the last day of school will be donated to a local charity.

    ·         We are still registering for Pre-school & Kindergarten. Please call Washington if you have any questions. ONLINE REGISTRATION IS OPEN FOR ALL RETURNING STUDENTS. We will be having an online registration open house on 6/6/19 from 1-3 for anyone who would like some assistance completing the online registration process.

    ·         For additional summer activities please visit: http://www.davenportschools.org/family-and-student-resources/family-services/backpack/

    ·         Summer School Option (see attachment for further details):

    The Stepping Stones program will be running a DHS Licensed summer program at Lincoln.  The program is tuition based or we accept 3rd party payment from DHS   

    ·         School Schedule for Remainder of School Year:

    o   Breakfast: 7:20-7:40

    o   School Day Start/End Times: 7:50 – 3:00  (Monday thru Friday)

    Upcoming Dates

    ·         6/4/19                   Special Education Continuum of Services Discussion in AUD 3:10-4:10

    ·         6/4/19                   5th Grade Promotion Ceremony in the AUD @ 1:00

    ·         6/6/19                   Field Day & 2HR Early Out & Last Day of School & Report Cards Home

    ·         6/6/19                   Online Registration Support in the IMC from 1:00-3:00 PM

    Summer Science Experience

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    Hawk Talk 5-29-19

    Announcements

    ·         On May 31st at 2:00, Washington Elementary will be welcoming back our former students who are graduating from high school this year. They will “walk the halls” while we celebrate their accomplishments.

    ·         On June 4th, from 3:10 to 4:10 in our Auditorium, we will be hosting a presentation about the DCSD Service Delivery Plan for Special Education. Anyone interested is welcome to attend. After the presentation there will be time for questions and comments. Any questions or comments will be shared with district staff.

    ·         We are still registering for Pre-school & Kindergarten. Please call Washington if you have any questions. ONLINE REGISTRATION IS OPEN FOR ALL RETURNING STUDENTS. We will be having an online registration open house on 6/6/19 from 1-3 for anyone who would like some assistance completing the online registration process.

    ·         Summer School Option (see attachment for further details):

    The Stepping Stones program will be running a DHS Licensed summer program at Lincoln.  The program is tuition based or we accept 3rd party payment from DHS  Summer 19 reg form.pdf 

    ·         School Schedule for Remainder of School Year:

    o   Breakfast: 7:20-7:40

    o   School Day Start/End Times: 7:50 – 3:00  (Monday thru Friday)

     

     

    Upcoming Dates

    ·         5/31/19                 5th Grade Field Trip/Picnic

    ·         5/31/19                 DCSD Graduation Walk @ 2:00

    ·         6/4/19                   Special Education Continuum of Services Discussion in AUD 3:10-4:10

    ·         6/4/19                   5th Grade Promotion Ceremony in the AUD @ 1:00

    ·         6/6/19                   Field Day & 2HR Early Out & Last Day of School & Report Cards Home

    ·         6/6/19                   Online Registration Support in the IMC from 1:00-3:00 PM

    Hawk Talk 5-20-19

      ALICE Drill – We will be doing an ALICE drill on Tuesday, May 21st with all students and staff. The intent of the drill is to make sure everyone is clear on the process and procedures if we ever have an intruder enter our school.

    o   A = Alert – Get the word out that something is happening.

    o   L = Lockdown – Secure a place to get to and stay if necessary

    o   I = Inform – Give constant, real time information. Broadcast the info

    o   C = Counter – Calls for action as a last resort. Prepare to act if necessary.

    o   E = Evacuate – Moving out of the danger zone. Consider all exit strategies.

    ·         We are still registering for Pre-school & Kindergarten. Please call Washington if you have any questions. ONLINE REGISTRATION IS OPEN FOR ALL RETURNING STUDENTS. We will be having an online registration open house on 6/6/19 from 1-3 for anyone who would like some assistance completing the online registration process.

    ·         Summer School Option (see attachment for further details):

    The Stepping Stones Program will be running a DHS Licensed summer program at Lincoln.  The program is tuition based or we accept 3rd party payment from DHS. Summer 19 reg form

    ·         School Schedule for Remainder of School Year:

    o   Breakfast: 7:20-7:40

    o   School Day Start/End Times: 7:50 – 3:00  (Monday thru Friday)

     

     

    Upcoming Dates

    ·         5/24/19                 Smencil Sale During Lunch

    ·         5/31/19                 5th Grade Field Trip/Picnic

    ·         6/4/19                   5th Grade Promotion Ceremony in the AUD

    ·         6/6/19                   Field Day & 2HR Early Out & Last Day of School

    ·         6/6/19                   Online Registration Support in the IMC from 1:00-3:00 PM 

    K-2 Musical — How Does Your Garden Groove? MAY 16th!

    Parents and families,

    Are you ready for a Springy dose of music?  Kindergarten, 1st, and 2nd grades will be performing their “top soil” songs this Thursday at 6:00 PM in our auditorium.  Make sure you’re planted in your seats to see and hear all the amazing songs!

     

    When: Thursday, May 16 @ 6:00 PM

    Online Registration is GOING ON NOW!

    Online registration for the 2019/2020 year is open!  Our goal is to have every returning family registered by June 6th! Follow our instructions listed below:

     

    If existing families have already set up their portal accounts (created a login and password) this is how they would log on to renew their information and to renew their registration/add a new student:
    https://campus.davenport.k12.ia.us/campus/portal/davenport.jsp

     

     

    If you have registered from last year and have not created a username and password they will need their activation key. Call the office to get your specific activation key.

     

    New families or families that have been gone from the district for one year or more:

    http://www.davenportschools.org/enrollment-and-registration-overview/online-registration/

    Hawk Talk 5-13-19

    Announcements

    • School Schedule for Remainder of School Year:
      • Breakfast: 7:20-7:40
      • School Day Start/End Times: 7:50 – 3:00 (Monday thru Friday)
    • We are still registering for Pre-school & Kindergarten. Please call Washington if you have any questions. ONLINE REGISTRATION IS OPEN FOR ALL RETURNING STUDENTS.
    • Summer School Option:

    The Stepping Stones program will be running a DHS Licensed summer program at Lincoln.  The program is tuition based or we accept 3rd party payment from DHS.

    • Program runs Monday – Thursday 7:30 – 5:30pm at Lincoln School
    • Parents are responsible for drop off and pick up
    • Certified DCSD teachers working teaching reading, math and STEM enrichment
    • Breakfast, lunch and snack provided
    • Weekly field trips
    • Multiple community partners providing hands on enrichment activities…..Putnam, Botanical Center, ISU Extension and Outreach
    • 8- 50 minute block rotations a day providing hands on activities specifically designed to engage students and prevent summer learning loss
    • No program the week of the 4th of July

    **Strive for less than five. One of our goals as a school is to improve our daily attendance rate. Please help us achieve this goal by making sure your student is in attendance.

    Upcoming Dates

    • 5/16/19 K-2 Spring Concert 6:00 – 6:45 in Auditorium
    • 5/24/19 Smencil Sale During Lunch
    • 5/31/19 5th Grade Field Trip/Picnic
    • 6/4/19 5th Grade Promotion Ceremony in the AUD
    • 6/6/19 Field Day & 2HR Early Out & Last Day of School

    Muffins with Mom–Friday May 10th!

    Tomorrow is Muffins with Mom!  Bring your mom, grandma, big sister, or any special adult in your life to celebrate with some muffins and coffee (for the adults).  Doors open at 7:20 AM.

    Also, Mother’s Day is this Sunday, May 12th!  Thanks Moms for all you do!