Washington Elementary School Blog

Teacher Appreciation

Kwame Alexander

April 12, 2018

Kwame Alexander and his Rebound Tour comes to Washington

Preparing for Units of Study

Second Grade Book Tasting

March 19, 2018

Second Grade Book Tasting

Magic at Washington

December 21, 2017

Magic at Washington

5th Grade Acts of Kindness

December 8, 2017

5th Grade Acts of Kindness

We love reading!

Washington Roars

November 29, 2017

Washington Roars- Voice Volume

Washington's Student Council

November 13, 2017

Washington's Student Council

2nd Grade Fire Safety

Ms. Downes 2nd Grade Writing

October 26, 2017

Ms. Downes Second Grade

Yoga at Washington

October 11, 2017


Mrs. Benjamin's class skypes with Jason Reynolds at Park Ridge Library

Skyping with Authors

October 6, 2017

Mrs. Benjamin's class skypes with Jason Reynolds at Park Ridge Library


Anti Bullying Assembly

September 14, 2017

Anti-Bullying Assembly

Mrs. Rubeo's Class

SEL at Washington

August 25, 2017

SEL at Washignton

Ms. Downes Wishing Tree

August 22, 2017

Wishing Tree

For as long as I can remember I've always been told "Ooooh . . . you don't want to be in the principal's office! Ever." And ironically, here I am. Every da...

Did you know that January 23 is National Handwriting Day?  Although many of us increasingly use technology to get our thoughts on paper, there is increasing evidence that h...

21st Century Learning in PE

January 14, 2017

21st century learning has really come to life in the gymnasium at Washington School.  Our P.E. teachers have planned activities to keep all students engaged while incorpo...

Washington Cares

November 11, 2016

Washington School is so fortunate to be apart of such a wonderful, safe community. It is easy to forget that many families living in our wonderful community are struggling. The&...

RED RIBBON WEEK - OCTOBER 24-28th Red Ribbon Week is an opportunity for our kids to focus on drug prevention and education, as well as to making a personal commitment to liv...

Batty Writing in 2nd Grade

October 21, 2016

2nd Graders in Ms. Downes' Class have been working on the steps involved in the writing process . They learned how to gather facts and write a rough draft about Bat Facts ...