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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

    Are you ready to rock your school shoes?

    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

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    Telephone Changes!!!

    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

     

    Craft Fair

    Washington Elementary Craft & Vendor Show

    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.

    Summer School 2016

    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:

    https://www.powtoon.com/online-presentation/bV0WOhxhiBv/?mode=movie#/

     

    Kindergarten roundup

    Kindergarten Round-up – Ready to Learn!

    by Oliver K.

    Bring your aspiring kindergarteners to school on Thursday, March 3rd for Kindergarten Round-Up at 12:30-1:30 or 5:00 to 6:00! This event let’s you know the primary events of the 2016-2017 school year, gets your child signed up, gives you a chance to get associated with the administrators, and gives you and your child an opportunity to meet the kindergarten teachers! This school is excited to meet you!

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    Literacy Night

     By: Ayva P.

    On March 3rd, Washington Elementary will be having a literacy night from 5:30-7:00 pm. The event will have activities and games that focus on reading, math, and science. While you are there the book fair will be open. Also, there will be free soup in the cafeteria. So come have a fun experience at the Literacy Night.

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    Snow is falling in the Learning Commons

    Our winter reading contest starts on Feb. 1st and will run through Feb. 29th. For every book that is read by or to a student, they can fill out a snowflake to add to our snow piles. Click here for extra snowflakes. The homeroom with the most snowflakes will win an ice cream sundae party and get to pick the color of Mrs. Walton’s hair on March 18th. The homeroom

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    We Are WINners!

    by Oliver K.

    Our Win (what I need) time is running as smooth as butter! WIN time is a time where students leave the classroom to study things at their own personal level with other children like them. This gives them an opportunity to work their minds at their own pace.

    “I think it really helps. It gives them what they need (pun intended) and the extra help for the

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    Feather Contest

    by Brody B.

    Our awesome librarian, Mrs. Walton, is holding the Turkey Feather contest again! For those of you who don’t know what that is, your child will fill out a feather for every book they read themselves or have read to them from Nov.2-Nov.30. Feathers include title, author, and class section number. The class with the most feathers out of the whole school will get a party for their

    BRRRRR…Winter is Coming!

    Parents and Guardians:  It’s that time of year to trade in light jackets and windbreakers for those sturdy and warm winter coats!  At Washington, we will still have outdoor recess so long as the windchill is no less than 15 degrees outside.  Please remember to bundle your little and big ones with a coat, hat, and gloves.  When there is snow on the ground, recess is blacktop only, but students