Raikes Named ACTE Region II Teacher of the Year

Raikes, (third from left) was recognized at the Association for Career and Technical Education regional conference in Tampa, Florida, along with other ACTE members. (Photo submitted)   (SPRINGFIELD, Ky.) – Sarah Raikes, a family and consumer science teacher at Washington County High School, was named the Association for Career and Technical Education (ACTE) Region II Teacher of the Year at its 2016 regional conference held in Tampa, Florida. The ACTE…

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Washington County School District Earns Proficient Rating in Accountability Assessment

(SPRINGFIELD, Ky.) – Washington County Schools students, faculty and staff are celebrating their improved scores in this year’s “Unbridled Learning: College and Career Readiness for All” accountability assessment. According to the 2015-2016 results which were released on September 29, 2016, the four-school district earned a proficient classification with an overall score of 69.7, two points above the state’s overall score of 67.7.   In both elementary schools in the district,…

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Invitation to Bid – Cafeteria Tables

The Washington County School District is inviting bids for Cafeteria tables for Washington County Middle School.  Bid specifications are available at Washington County Board of Education, 120 Mackville Hill, Springfield, KY 40069 or in the document below.   Bids are to be received on or before 2:00 p.m., Wednesday, October 19, 2016 at Washington County Board of Education, 120 Mackville Hill, Springfield, KY 40069 and made to the attention of “School…

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GEAR UP Kentucky Provides More Advisors, Expands Program for District

(SPRINGFIELD, Ky.) – The Kentucky division of Gaining Early Awareness and Readiness for Undergraduate Programs (GEAR UP) has recently expanded its program in the Washington County School District. Previously, the grant program funded by the United States Department of Education, serving 29 middle schools and their corresponding high schools, has provided 30 laptops to Washington County High School this year and is piloting an online-based learning program that will help…

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Carter-Mattingly Selected for Prestigious Mathematics Coaching Program

Angela Carter-Mattingly   (SPRINGFIELD, Ky.) – Angela Carter-Mattingly, an instructional coach at Washington County Elementary School and Washington County Middle School has been selected to participate as an Elite Coach in the Kentucky Center for Mathematics Master Coaching Program for the 2016-2017 school year.  Located at Northern Kentucky University, the Kentucky Center for Mathematics is an organization that enables the growth of mathematical fluency for improving student success and enhancing…

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Newly Hired Teachers: What do You Hope to Accomplish this Year as a New Teacher in Washington County?

(SPRINGFIELD, Ky.) – Several new faculty members have been hired for the 2016-2017 school year in our school district. We asked each of them one question – what do you hope to accomplish this year as a new teacher in Washington County? Here are their responses: Rhonda Horn, English and Pre-AP English 9 Teacher, English Department Chair, Head Academic Coach, Washington County High School: Growing up in a small community…

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