Washington Elementary School Blog

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 of...

Today the staff and students said goodbye and good luck to Mrs. Conklin. She will be moving to El Paso, TX in a couple of weeks to be with her husband who got a new job. Mrs. ...

5th Grade Writer's Workshop

January 31, 2015

The 5th grade students spent the morning of January 30th over at the park center participating in a Writer's Workshop. They spent the morning listening to Beverly Patt. Be...

Research shows that by the end of 6th grade a student that reads 20 minutes each day will have read 3600 minutes in a school year which equals 1,800,000 words read (90th%). By...

I worked with the Boy Scouts on January 12th to earn their scholar badge. The boys learned  what it means to be a scholar. The importance of academics, behavior and work ...

Mrs. Daly worked with the Boy Scouts on January 12th to earn their scholar badge. The boys learned  what it means to be a scholar. The importance of academics, behavior ...

Mrs. Daly worked with the Boy Scouts on January 12th to earn their scholar badge. The boys learned  what it means to be a scholar. The importance of academics, behavior a...

Mrs. Daly worked with the Boy Scouts on January 12th to earn their scholar badge. The boys learned  what it means to be a scholar. The importance of academics, behavior ...

The last hour before break we had fun at Washington school. The teachers swapped spaces and read to a different classroom. We had an hour of the Mystery Teacher Swap. The teac...

The Washington School Student Council collected 106 boxes for the Jared Box Project. Jared was a brave little boy who battled cancer with courage and faith. He had a great se...

Holiday Sing Practice

December 17, 2014

The students at Washington are gearing up for their big Holiday Sing performance. Today was spent practicing in the auditorium as grade levels. The musical talent really came ...

Mrs. Larson's first grade class enjoyed participating in the story, The Was an Old Lady Who Swallowed a Pie, read to them by Mrs. Joyce and Mrs. Jafee. The students were e...

Mimi Duginger and Franklin Mills came to Washington on Wednesday, November 19th to work with our 2nd graders. Mimi and Franklin worked with the students to understand and crea...

Some of Washington's 4th and 5th grade students had a wonderful opportunity to meet a Holocaust survivor, Ela Weissberger, who was in Park Ridge promoting the Petite Opera...

Today the Kindergarten students were practicing their math addition facts by playing Pumpkin Bump.  The students worked with partners while playing this game. They took t...