VSA Kentucky Awards Grant to WCS , Program Includes Performances Later this Month

  VSA Kentucky, The State Organization on Arts and Disabilities, recently awarded Washington County Schools $1250 through the Arts Inclusion Program to conduct an arts project entitled “Painting Our Song”. Selected students from all Washington County schools will participate in visual arts activities and traditional Appalachian song and dance activities during the week of February 16-19, 2016. The project will conclude with a community performance on Friday, February 19, 2016,…


Former WCHS English Teacher Returns as Dean of Instruction

Parker   (Springfield, Ky.) – Cindy Parker has been named the new Dean of Instruction at Washington County High School. Parker, who had officially retired in July 2015, decided to return to education in the new role. She is a 1983 graduate of Danville High School. She received her bachelor of arts in English from the University of Kentucky and her master of arts in English Education from Eastern Kentucky…


WCHS’s FCCLA Chapter Wins First Place at Region 5 STAR Events Competition

The winners of the FCCLA Region 5 STAR Events Competition with WCHS Principal Thad Elmore. (Photo submitted)     (SPRINGFIELD, Ky.) – The Washington County High School chapter of Family, Career and Community Leaders of America (FCCLA) was awarded first place at the Region 5 STAR Events Competition held at John Hardin High School in Elizabethtown this past Saturday, January 30, 2016. “Our students truly are amazing and it is…

Sherry Ross

WCHS Lunch Room Worker Proves Education Isn’t Out of Anyone’s Reach

  (Springfield, Ky.) – When Sherry Ross decided to go back to school to earn her GED, she had no idea how long it would take or how difficult it would be. “I think everyone who has graduated from high school should go back and try to take the GED,” says Ross. “It’s harder than you think.” Regardless, at the age of 53, the mother of five children and one…


Hudson and Wood Pursue New Roles in District

(SPRINGFIELD, Ky.) – Brett Hudson, who previously served as assistant principal at Washington County High School, recently resigned from his post to take on the role of assistant principal at North Washington Elementary School.   Originally from Lawrenceburg, Hudson is a 2000 graduate of Anderson County High School. He received his bachelor’s degree in business from the University of Kentucky in 2004 and a Master of Arts in education from…