Washington Elementary School Blog

Camp Duncan 2016

October 18, 2016

Camp Duncan 2016   Where has time gone this year, it is hard to swallow that we are already done with half of October.  Our students were busy exploring new conc...

  Students at Washington had the opportunity to celebrate and learn more about Earth Day.  Classrooms read information and completed artwork that showed off the im...

Washington School Spirit

March 27, 2016

This week at Washington our students participated in spirit week.  Students and staff enjoyed dressing to the different decades, in our favorite careers, wearing green fo...

21st Century Learning Has Come to Washington By: Shari Lazor- Assistant Principal   It has been proven that in order for students to thrive in today’s world...

Happy Birthday Dr. Seuss/  Read Across America Day By Shari Lazor- Assistant Principal   On Wednesday, March 2nd Washington students celebrated Dr.Seuss&rsqu...

Our second graders have been busy researching different types of species found in the ocean.  They used sources from the library to help them gather information on their bo...

The student council held a contest and voted for the front cover of our assignment notebook.  Here is the winner of next year's assignment notebook cover. 

Open House 2016

January 31, 2016

A special thank you to all of the families who came to open Washington Open House this year, it was an overwhelming success.  Our students and staff have been working hard ...

9th annual Casino Royale! Don’t miss THE District 64 event of the year, D64 ELF Casino Night at Café La Cave!   Saturday, January 30th, 6:30 &nd...

Washington Read-In

December 14, 2015

Walk-A-Thon Read-In On Friday, December 11th, Washington students participated in a whole school read-in.  Students wore their pajamas to school and brought in a varie...

Washington is Thankful....

November 19, 2015

Washington is Thankful… By: Shari Lazor- Assistant Principal   What a great time of year! This is the time where we should take a moment out of our days to ...

Little Shop of Horrors Comes to Washington’s First Grade By: Shari Lazor- Assistant Principal Two of our first grade classes read a story about the Venus flytrap a...

New to Washington

November 11, 2015

New to Washington By: Shari Lazor- Assistant Principal   New to Washington this year we are celebrating our “Pawsitive” Roars behaviors.  Each we...

Learning From Authors!

November 2, 2015

Did you know that your child has writing teachers on his/her bookshelf? The next time he/she sits down to read, suggest that they keep their eyes open for ideas and inspiratio...

This week we are joining thousands of schools across the country to celebrate Red Ribbon Week. There are red ribbons around our school is a symbol of our commitment to keep ou...

Elise Broach is an American writer who was born in Georgia and lived in the South until she was three. She was 12 when her family moved to Brighton, England, a place wonderful...

Happy Friday! Student all around Washington have been working hard and engaged in their learning. This week our 3rd - 5th graders took MAP assessments.  MAP stands for Me...

Last week on Tuesday, August 18th we welcomed all of our Washington Wildcats back to school. It was a great day to see excited, smiling faces who were ready to be back at scho...

Friday night Washington parents and students kicked off the celebration of Teacher Appreciation Week (May 4th – 8th) by decorating the halls and classroom doors. The Was...

Today the city of Park Ridge helped Washington students celebrate and honor Arbor Day. The City purchased 3 trees for our students to plan on the parkway on Stewart. The City ...

On Wednesday, April 22, 2015 the Kindergarten students at Washington School celebrated and learned about Earth Day. They came to the office both in the morning and in the aftern...

The 2nd grade class has been studying folk dancing in music class. The weather has been so nice so Mr. Rybak took them outside to practice their folk dance moves in the nice w...

On Thursday, March 5th, Washington School hosted Author Amy Krouse Rosenthal who visited K-5 students. Students enjoyed her presentations that focused on loving words and ideas,...

Parents in the district came to Washington last night to attend a Parent PARCC information night. The turnout was a success. Dr. Lori Lopez presented on the PARCC assessment a...

The 5th grade Drum Club and Ukulele Club Performed at the beginning of the Board Meeting on Monday, February 23rd. The student council opened the meeting and led the Pledge o...