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Fred Gross to Speak on his Holocaust Memoir at Washington County Public Library

 Holocaust survivor and author Fred Gross will be speaking about his book, One Step Ahead of Hitler: A Jewish Child’s Journey Through France, on Nov. 14 at 5:30 p.m. at the Washington County Public Library in Springfield. The event is free and open to the public.   Gross, a resident of Louisville, knew little about his own story. It wasn’t until the late 1980s that he began to ask questions…


Halloween Comes to WCES

Washington County Elementary and Washington County Preschool had a great time sharing our costumes and our plans for the evening yesterday!  The kids had a great time seeing each other in costume and the teachers enjoyed it, too!

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Students Get Creative During Safe Schools Week

The Kentucky Center for School Safety held this year’s KY Safe Schools Week October 15-21, 2017.  This year’s theme,  “Together we can “Get Involved and Get it Solved” STOP the Bullying!” encouraged every student, every educator, and all staff to roll up their sleeves, lace up their shoes, and “Get Involved” in activities to reduce the bullying at their schools.  During Kentucky Safe Schools Week, WCES students and staff got creative in their stand against bullying! Mrs….


WCES Boys Developmental Basketball Info

Dear WC Parents, ​It’s that time of the year again for our Boys Developmental basketball season to start up. We will have a meeting on Oct 30th at 5:30pm in the downstairs WCMS gym. There will be a sign up sheet and also please bring your 10 dollars to the meeting so I can go ahead and collect that from you all. We will need physicals completed by the first…


Picture Proofs Have Arrived

School picture proofs have arrived and will be coming home with your student this week! The orders are due back on Thursday, November 2nd. Please be sure to send your child’s picture order back before this date if you would like to order pictures!


One Call Available by Text

Washington County Elementary Families- Did you know you can opt-in for a text version of our One Call announcements? To do this all you need to do is text the word “Alert” to the number 22300. You will still get the One Call voice calls. The text version will contain a shorter version of the One Call.