Bartley Named Dean of Instruction for WCMS and WCES

(Springfield, Ky.) – Lisa Bartley, a teacher at Washington County Middle School, has been hired as the new Dean of Instruction for WCMS and Washington County Elementary School, according to an announcement from Dr. J. Robin Cochran, Superintendent for the Washington County School District.   Lisa Bartley   Bartley, who has been teaching in the Washington County School District for 17 years, is a 2000 graduate of Campbellsville University where…

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WCMS Special Education Teacher Earns Education Specialist Degree

SPRINGFIELD, Ky.) – Washington County Middle School special education teacher Nicole Britton recently earned a degree as an Education Specialist from the University of the Cumberlands, according to an announcement from Washington County Schools Superintendent Dr. J. Robin Cochran. Britton, who is originally from Campbellsville, is a graduate of Campbellsville High School. She received a Bachelor of Science in special education for students with moderate and severe disabilities, a Master…

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Medley to Compete in DYW State Competition This Friday and Saturday

(Springfield, Ky.) – Elizabeth Medley, a senior at Washington County High School and Washington County’s 2017 Distinguished Young Woman, will represent her county and compete this Friday and Saturday, January 12-13, 2017 in the Distinguished Young Women of Kentucky competition in Lexington. Medley’s mother, Julie, says her daughter has been preparing for DYW since she was young girl. “Her talent is singing and she has been singing in theater since…

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John Harle visiting with aerosprace students

Aviation Professional Visits WCHS, Assists with Aerospace and Aviation Classes

(SPRINGFIELD, Ky.) – Students in Washington County High School’s Aerospace and Aviation classes were recently treated to a visit from John Harle, PhD, FRaeS, a veteran of the aerospace and aviation industry with over 40 years of study and experience in the field. Harle talked with freshmen in the introduction class about the aviation industry and also worked with second year students on flight simulators.  A native of Hampshire, England,…

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WCHS Receives Energy STAR Rating, Significantly Lowers Energy Costs

(SPRINGFIELD, Ky.) – Washington County High School has received the Energy STAR rating, according to announcement from the United States Environmental Protection Agency. The school obtained the rating based on its assessment of energy performance relative to other high schools in the region, according to Eric Steva, project manager at RossTarrant Architects. A score of 75 or more is needed to receive this rating. WCHS earned a 94. Students began…

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