Solar Eclipse and Eye Safety Information

The following is pertinent information on eye safety and precautions with regard to the upcoming total solar eclipse from the Commissioner at the Kentucky Department of Education on behalf of the Kentucky Department for Public Health. A video discussing this topic is also available at the link here:  

August 18, 2017

Schools to Close on Monday, August 21, 2017 for Solar Eclipse

(SPRINGFIELD, Ky.) – All schools in the Washington County School District will be closed on Monday, August 21, 2017, due to the anticipated total solar eclipse. This decision has been made so that parents and families can make the decision of where and how to view the eclipse safely. Washington County School District believes that while it is a very educational experience, ensuring the complete protection of each student viewing…

August 8, 2017

New Drop-off/Pick-up Route for WCES and WCMS Implemented

ATTENTION Parents of WCES and WCMS students: At the start of the 2017-2018 school year, a new drop-off and pick-up route will be implemented for all WCES/WCMS car riders. Parents will need to arrive at WCES/WCMS from Commercial Avenue, where traffic will be directed by our staff.  (From Commercial Avenue, you will make a “U” through the entire route.) Please see the map below for a label of the area…

July 24, 2017