Everett Honored for 20 Years of Volunteer Service for Preschool Program

(SPRINGFIELD, Ky.) – Mrs. Rita Everett, a volunteer with the Washington County School District’s preschool program at Washington County Elementary School, was honored for 20 years of service by department staff. After retiring from Central Kentucky Head Start, Everett began volunteering with the preschool students, working with Missy Hamilton. “I’ve always loved working with the kids,” she said. She also recalled memories of helping preschool students review numbers, colors, and…

June 27, 2017
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WCHS Art Teacher Named President-Elect of KyAEA

(SPRINGFIELD, Ky.) – Marilyn Peters, an art teacher at Washington County High School, was recently named president-elect of the Kentucky Art Education Association, according to an announcement from Miles R. Johnson, President. “She will serve KYAEA well and I know will continue to pave a creative path in Kentucky,” said Johnson. Peters is 1980 graduate of WCHS. She received an associate’s degree from St. Catherine College in 1986, a bachelor’s…

June 22, 2017
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FRYSC Hosting Born Learning Workshops

Washington County FRYSC has been hosting Born Learning workshops at the Washington County Public Library. The program provides free workshops led by trained professionals for parents and caregivers of children from birth to age five that focus on building relationships, building your child’s language skills, nutrition and health, how children learn and routines and learning on the go. It also offers opportunities for parent networking and support. At the workshop…

June 22, 2017
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WC Teachers Honored at CU Excellence in Teaching Awards Ceremony

(SPRINGFIELD, Ky.) – Washington County Elementary School teacher Anne Margaret Taylor, Washington County Middle School teacher Kristen Bartley and Washington County High School teacher Dawn Curtsinger were each recognized at Campbellsville University’s Excellence in Teaching Awards Ceremony held on May 20. (Photo submitted.) Taylor has been with the Washington County School District since 1995. “I am honored and humbled to receive the 2017 CU Excellence in Teaching Award,” said Taylor….

June 7, 2017
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Former Commanderette Returns to Her Roots

(SPRINGFIELD, Ky.) – Malissa Hutchins of Harrodsburg has been named principal of Washington County High School, according to an announcement from Washington County Schools Superintendent Dr. J. Robin Cochran. Hutchins is a 1984 graduate of WCHS, where she was a member of the Commanderette basketball team. She received a bachelor of science in secondary physical education and health from Union College in 1988 and a master’s degree in physical education…

June 6, 2017
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Washington County Summer Feeding Program

The Washington County Board of Education is participating in the Summer Feeding Program from May 30, 2017– July 28, 2017.  Meals will be provided to all children without charge and are the same for all children regardless of race, color, national origin, sex, age or disability, and there will be no discrimination in the course of the meal service.  HOT lunch meals will be provided at the elementary school consisting…

June 5, 2017
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