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…

Read More >>

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….

Read More >>

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…

Read More >>

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…

Read More >>

Three 2017 WCHS Grads Receive Associate Degrees Along with High School Diploma

(SPRINGFIELD, Ky.) – Three Washington County High School graduates had to attend another graduation ceremony in addition to the one at WCHS. While they received their high school diploma this month, Lauren Carrico, Noah Hutchins and Laura Smith also earned an associate’s degree from Campbellsville University through the Early College program offered at WCHS. The program allows exemplary students to complete their first two years of college (65 college credits),…

Read More >>

Cochran Named Otis A. Singletary Scholar at UK

(SPRINGFIELD, Ky.) – 2017 Washington County High School graduate Alex Cochran was awarded the Otis A. Singletary Scholarship at his college of choice, the University of Kentucky. The prestigious scholarship is a four year award covering the cost of tuition with an allowance for room and board. It is believed that he is the first student from Washington County to receive this scholarship.  It requires a minimum ACT score of…

Read More >>