Eighth Grade Immunization Required for 2016-17
There are new immunization requirements that have been put in place for incoming 8th graders for the 2016-17 school year. Click here for more details.
Union Pacific's “Living Legend” No. 844 steam locomotive will travel more than 1,200 miles one-way to celebrate the Oct. 22 opening of Big River Crossing in Memphis, Tennessee. The trek is the first multi-state venture since the locomotive's three-year restoration.
No. 844 traversed Union Pacific's main line through Wyoming, Nebraska, Kansas, Missouri, Illinois, Oklahoma, Arkansas and Tennessee beginning Oct. 13. Brief stops were scheduled throughout the 19-day round trip journey.
The “Living Legend” made a 15-minute stop at the Washington train depot on Front Street on Tuesday morning, Oct. 18.
A large crowd of spectators was on hand to see the steam locomotive.
Photos of the “Living Legend” No. 844 in Washington are below.
Click on the attached links below for videos, the schedule and more information on the Union Pacific's “Living Legend” No. 844 steam locomotive.
Boys basketball tryouts are as follows:
Oct. 31: 3:30 pm-6:00 pm
Nov. 1-3: 6:00 am-7:45 am
Nov. 4: 6:00 am -7:45 am OR 3:30 pm-6:00 pm
Nov. 7-11: 3:30 pm-6:00 pm
*Sports physical is required: A current, complete sports physical MUST be completed on the MSHSAA form and either turned in to the high school athletic office before tryouts or to the coaches the first day of tryouts. No one will be allowed to tryout without an approved physical.*
With Veterans Day on Friday, Nov. 11 buildings in the School District of Washington have scheduled Veterans Day programs with dates ranging from Nov. 7-11.
The scheduled Veterans Day programs are as follows:
School District of Washington 2016 Veterans Day Programs
Nov. 7: Campbellton Elementary; Breakfast at 7:30 a.m. The program begins at 8 a.m.
Nov. 10: Clearview Elementary; Breakfast at 7:30 a.m. The program begins at 8 a.m.
Nov. 10: Washington West Elementary; The program begins at 6:30 p.m.
Nov. 11: Washington High School; Breakfast in the Band Room at 7:30 a.m. The program begins in the Blue Jay Gymnasium at 8:30 a.m.
Nov. 11: Washington Middle School; Breakfast at Homestead at Hickory View from 7:30-8:30 a.m. The program begins in the WMS Gymnasium at 9 a.m.
Nov. 11: Marthasville Elementary; Breakfast at 7:15 a.m. The program begins at 7:45 a.m.
Nov. 11: Labadie Elementary; Refreshments at 8 a.m. The program begins at 8:30 a.m.
Nov. 11: Augusta Elementary; The program begins at 9:30 a.m.
Nov. 11: South Point Elementary; The program begins at 10 a.m.
Two School District of Washington students paid a visit to the Fox 2 news studio on Friday, Oct. 7, to promote their involvement in their favorite sport, drag racing.
Sam Stewart, a seventh-grade student at Washington Middle School, and his sister, Sarah Stewart, a third-grade student at Washington West Elementary, along with their parents, were on live television to help promote the NHRA Jr. Dragster event sponsored by Rankin Technical College Oct. 7-9 at the Gateway Motorsports Park in Madison, Ill.
Click here to see the segment on Fox 2 news in the Morning.
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Modified Day for Students Oct. 20, No School Oct. 21
WMS 2016-17 Student Handbook
The Washington Middle School student handbook for the 2016-17 school year is available. The front page must be signed and returned to the office. Click here to view the handbook.
2016-17 SDOW Academic Calendar
Service Fee Waived On Web Store
The School District of Washington has waived the $2 service fee on all transactions on the RevTrak Webstore. Click here to view the Web Store.
The safety of our students and staff is a top priority. Click here for district safety information.