WCMS Awarded Grants for Special Education Students

WCMS Special Education Class
March 23, 2018

(SPRINGFIELD, Ky.) – Washington County Middle School’s special education class was recently awarded the Lowe’s Small Toolbox for Education grant for the Appliance Project from The Lowe’s Gives Foundation, and the McDonald’s Make Activities Count grant. Nicole Britton, EdS., NBCT, a special education teacher at WCMS, says she decided to apply for the grants after stumbling upon them while researching prices for appliances. The funds received from the Lowe’s Small…

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WCSD Hosts Community Forum on School Safety

Community Forum - School Safety
March 19, 2018

(SPRINGFIELD, Ky.) – The Washington County School District held a community forum on school safety on Tuesday, March 13, 2018 in the Washington County High School gymnasium to discuss current strategies being utilized, safety ideas, suggestions and concerns. Mr. Loren Carl, retired US Marshal and police veteran and Boyd Randolph, training facilitator with the Kentucky Association of School Administrators served as guest facilitators. Also present was Mr. Dan Orman, a…

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WCSD Teachers Nominated for 2018 Excellence in Teaching Awards at Campbellsville University

(Springfield, Ky.) – Joanna Smith, Teresa Burns and Bart Mattingly, teachers in the Washington County School District, were each nominated for the 2018 Excellence in Teaching Awards at Campbellsville University. The purpose of the awards is to recognize the quality teaching in the schools of the state of Kentucky and to strengthen the field of education. Smith is a 2006 graduate of Washington County High School. She received an associate…

March 9, 2018
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WCSD Preschool and Childcare Registration Open; Kickoff Event to be Held March 17

(SPRINGFIELD, Ky.) – Preschool and childcare registration are each currently open in the Washington County School District.  “Our children have many different interests, talents and dreams,” says Jason Simpson, Assistant Superintendent and Director of Special Education. “Our goal is to provide them with a solid foundation so they have the skills and motivation to achieve those dreams.” Paula Turner, Assistant Director of Special Education, says that the district’s childhood centers…

March 9, 2018
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WCSD to Host Community-Wide Forum on School Safety March 13

(Springfield, Ky.) – The Washington County School District, in partnership with other Washington County governmental agencies, will be hosting a community-wide forum on school safety on Tuesday, March 13, 2018 from 6:00 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. in the Washington County High School gymnasium. Items to be discussed at the event include current strategies being utilized, safety ideas, suggestions and concerns. Guest facilitators will include Loren Carl, U.S. Marshal and retired…

March 2, 2018
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WCSD Celebrates Black History Month Throughout the Month of February

(SPRINGFIELD, Ky.) – Schools in the Washington County School District celebrated Black History Month with a number of special activities throughout the month of February. During the annual observance, Washington County Elementary School and North Washington Elementary School, in partnership with community education and Springfield Renaissance, hosted speakers Springfield Mayor Debbie Wakefield and Springfield natives, Angie Logan Edwards, Alma Burton Edelen and Pam Grundy, along with Laura Smith, intern for…

February 27, 2018
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