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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

    Polar Express/PJ Party This Wednesday (12/21)

    In recognition of the day before Winter Break (Wednesday, December 21st), Washington students will be watching the movie “The Polar Express”.

    Wednesday is also Pajama Day at Washington!   Students may wear warm PJ’s to school.  


    By: Ava P

    Ms. Booe is the instructor for orchestra she has classes every Friday. The school’s orchestra has violin, cello, and viola. It’s a great activity for 4th and 5th grade students learn to play an instrument.

    The orchestra group performs concerts at Central high school and our school. They have parties after each concert. Its great to participate in this extracurricular activity with your friends.

    Washington Intramurals

    By Nathaniel A.

    Washington Elementary has intramurals for 4th & 5th grade boys and girls after school. Once a week, girls on Thursday and boys on Monday, kids go to the gym for intramurals after school. In the first quarter, kids play flag football during intramurals. In the second quarter volleyball, third quarter basketball, and last but not least, track! Every once in awhile, Washington students play another school’s intramurals

    New Staff And Teachers

    By Abigail .D

    A new school year has started so that means new staff and teachers.  I would like to welcome Ms. Katie Holmlund/ Para Professional, Ms. Mychele Mack/ Exceptional Education, Ms. Ashley McNall/ AEA Support Person, Ms. Mechelle Kyles/ Pare Professional, Ms. Nicole Ruby/ Para Professional, Ms. Dania Bebber/ Life Skills Teacher, and Ms. Connie Droessler-Vens/ Life Skills Teacher.

    That is some of Washington’s new staff and teachers.

    ST Math

    By: Makenzie J.

    We have a new website this year called ST Math.  I think ST Math is a awesome website because it helps you learn your math facts quickly. I am looking forward to using the website more this year. Everyone from kindergarten-5 uses ST math for 20-30 min each day. Students will enjoy this new learning tool because there are games to play.

    Washington Parent to Display Artwork

    Matt Pulford, Washington parent to two students, currently has artwork on display at Saint Ambrose University!  No wonder we have such talented and amazing students…their parents are too!

    Mr. Pulford has provided some information regarding his show/reception and has provided an image of a piece that is his.

    Pulford 411




    December 7, 5-7 PM





    Hand and Heart Drumming–Guest for the Week!

    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

    The Season Fall

    By Joy

     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?
         A pumpkin.

    Book Fair

    By Abigail.D

    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