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

    Upcoming November/December Dates to Remember…

    November 14th: 3-5 Musical–We Honor You

    November 22-24: No School-Thanksgiving Break

    December 1st: Biz Town (5th Grade) 

    December 20: Two-Hour Early Out/Holiday Celebration/PJ Day

    December 21-January 1st: Winter Break

     

     

    3-5 Musical Tonight: We Honor You!

    Tonight we will honor our past, present, and future military by singing some very patriotic songs! Doors open for students at 5:50 PM. Please join Mrs. Dawson and our families as we honor you!

    DFD Station #4 Visits Washington

    Today we met some of our community heroes who came in to talk to all Kindergarten thru 2nd graders about fire prevention and fire safety. The firefighters demonstrated their gear and two VERY lucky teachers got to take a ride in the truck’s bucket.  

    The firefighters reminded us all to check our smoke detectors at home to make sure they’re working as well.  

    October Dates to Know!

    October 13th:  Washington Movie Night.  Washington’s PTA will be showing “Moana” so be prepared to go home singing.  Admission is free, and concessions will be sold.  Students must be accompanied by an adult.  Doors open at 5:50 PM.

    October 23rd, 25th, and 26th.  Fall Conferences.  Sign ups were done during Unpack Your Backpack, but reminders will be sent home.  Conferences on Monday and Wednesday are from 3-7, and Thursday from

    New Parking Lot and Procedures

    Last week, a letter went home with all students regarding the new parking lot and pick-up/drop-off procedures.  Here is a copy of that letter:

    1. You may park along the Pleasant Street lot (by playground) or use the old parking/driveway between Washington and Sudlow for parking and drop-off/pick-up.
    2. The new driveway and parking is for the buses and staff parking only. This will ease up on congestion and provide a

    Back to School Dates–FYI

    Here some upcoming dates as we begin our school year:

    Office Open: July 31st,  summer hours still in effect.

    Registration: August 8th from 12-6 in the school library

    Kindergarten Testing: TBA

    Unpack Your Backpack: August 23rd from 5-6:30.  Families can come and meet their child’s teacher and see the classroom.  Please bring your school supplies for the year.  You can click here for a list of supplies by grade

    End of Year Updates/Important Events

    May 29th No School (Memorial Day)

    May 30th: Fifth Grade Promotion at 1:00 PM.

    May 31st: Last Day of School!  It is Field Day!  Dismissal at 12:25.

     

    Updates:  In the month of May, many fun and wonderful learning opportunities happened.  Our Kindergarten students visited Niabi Zoo for a day of learning, while 3rd grade traveled to Nahant Marsh for their studies.  

    For a week a piece, 4th and

    OUR PTA ROCKS!!!

    On behalf of the teachers and staff at Washington Elementary, I want to thank our dedicated PTA for helping us celebrate National Teachers Week last week.  We were beyond spoiled with coffee, cupcakes, and the most delicious Mexican food from Los Primos.  Their efforts made last week so enjoyable.  

    Thank you so much for caring about our staff and students!

    Important April/May Dates

    We’re busy over here at Washington!  Here are some upcoming and important events in our building:

    April 21st: Movie Night (Trolls)–doors open at 5:50.  Students MUST have an adult accompany and stay with them.  Admission is free and concessions will be available to purchase.

    May 2nd: PTA at 6:00 in the library.  It will be the last meeting of the year and new officers will be elected.

    May 4th:  Kindergarten

    Upcoming Dates for March/April

    March 20-24: Spring Break (No School)

    March 27: Ag in the Classroom

    April 4-6: Iowa Assessments (Grades 3-5)