Schedule of School Orientations, Registrations and Open House Events for 2017-2018 School Year

Orientation/Registration/Open House Events are as follows: Washington County Elementary School Kindergarten   July 31, 2017 at 6:00 p.m. Kindergarten Jump Start is Aug 2 and 3 from 8:30 – 12:30 1st Grade         August 3, 2017 at 6:00 p.m. 2nd Grade        July 25, 2017 at 6:00 p.m. 3rd Grade         July 27, 2017 at 6:00 p.m. 4th Grade         August 1, 2017 at 6:00 p.m. 5th Grade         July 24, 2017 at 6:00 p.m. North…

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Assistant Special Education Director Accepted into Leadership Academy

(SPRINGFIELD, Ky.) – Paula Turner, assistant director of special education for the Washington County School District, was accepted into the Kentucky Super Stars Leadership Academy, a leadership development program for Early Childhood professionals. The academy is part of Kentucky’s Race to the Top-Early Learning Challenge grant from the United States Department of Education to the Governor’s Office of Early Childhood. Turner at the statewide convening of the Kentucky Super Stars…

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WCHS PE/Health Teacher Joins Advisory Panel at KDE

(SPRINGFIELD, Ky.) – Lena Bramblett, physical education and health teacher at Washington County High School, recently joined the Health Education and Physical Education Standards Revisions Committee at the Kentucky Department of Education on an advisory panel. In this position, which Bramblett applied for, she, along with the others on the panel are responsible for reviewing standards brought before them and making recommendations for changes. “The Kentucky Department of Education’s Health…

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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…

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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…

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