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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

    Welcome back!!! Upcoming Dates to Know…

    Welcome back to another great school year!  We hope you had a great and relaxing summer!  Here are some upcoming dates to know:

    August 6: Registration (Online only; we’ve gone paperless)

    August 22:   Unpack Your Backpack: 5-6:30

    August 23: First Day of School 1st-5th

    August 24: First Day for Kindergarten!

    September 3: Labor Day (No School)

    So long, farewell!

    It was a fantastic year for learning at Washington Elementary! We ended our year with a picnic outside and some walking tacos (thanks, De’Zyna) and some staff vs. 5th grade kickball. For the fourth year in a row, the teachers were victorious, but I hear these upcoming fifth graders are a group to contend with! Have a wonderful and safe summer, and we’ll do it again!

    Last Chance for Yearbooks

    We have a few yearbooks left for sale! If you are interested in purchasing one, it is first come, first served and you must pay in cash, correct change appreciated. It is just $14 for this keepsake!

    DCSD Multicultural Night at North High School

    Come for a taste of Ethiopia and travel to other countries at the annual Multicultural Night.  This year’s event will be held at North High School in the cafeteria.  We hope to see many of our families there as they can travel the world!  This event will run from 5:30-7:30!

    May/June Dates to know!

    May 10th:  Niabi Zoo to You visits our Kindergarteners!

    May 11th: Muffins with MOM!  Bring your mom, aunt, sister, grandma, or special lady to enjoy some breakfast treats!  7:05 AM doors will open!

    May 18th: HUG (Helping Us Grow) Ceremony at 7:30 AM/Washington Way Final Ceremony

    May 25th: Fifth Grade Picnic (Permission Slip/Parent Letter Sent home…)

    May 28th: No school in honor of Memorial Day!

    May 29th: Bounce House Day

    2018-2019 Academic Calendar

    Please click on the link below to see academic calendar for the 2018-2019 school year.  




    Upcoming Dates to Know!

    March 30th and April 2: No school!

    April 4-6: Iowa Assessments Administered to 3-5 graders!

    April 9: Born Learning Academy Classes Begin at Washington

    Born Learning Academy at Washington

    Are you the parent to a child between the ages of 0-5, who’s not yet in kindergarten?  Then the Born Learning Academy is the thing for you and your family!  Come join us at Washington, on Mondays from April 9-May 14th to learn about how you can get your child ready for school.  Learn about nutrition, tips to work with them at home, and other educational ideas.  The WHOLE FAMILY

    Washington Celebrates Black History Month

    Today an assembly was held in honor of Black History Month and all of the contributions from African-Americans throughout the centuries here in America.  The assembly was presented in a narrative style with cameos from students who shared the contributions from African-Americans.  Furthermore, the Washington students were treated to a traditional African story featuring drum storytelling, some Blues/Jazz performances, and a beautiful ending song featuring Washington students.  This all came

    Kindergarten Round-Up

    Attention all Incoming Families:  Our annual Kindergarten Round-Up is sneaking up on us!  If you have a student who will be joining us next year, please come on Thursday, March 1st, from 4:30-5:30.  During this time, you’ll meet our wonderful teachers and staff, hear a lot of useful information, fill out important paperwork, and leave with some great tools to ensure your child is ready to go in the Fall!