WCSD RTA Teachers Create YouTube Channel to Assist with Literacy

(SPRINGFIELD, Ky.) – Sandra Alcorn, a Read to Achieve teacher at Washington County Elementary School, and Anna Pickett, also an RTA teacher at North Washington Elementary School, have created a channel on YouTube entitled “Washington County Literacy at Home”, designed as a way to support parents in working with children at home. Alcorn has been a teacher at WCES for twenty years, and has taught kindergarten, first, second, third and…

April 18, 2018
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2017-2018 Elementary/Middle School Basketball Teams Had Accomplishments, Improvements

(SPRINGFIELD, Ky.) – Washington County’s elementary and middle school basketball teams have had an excellent year in the sport. “The Washington County Elementary School girls’ basketball team, coached by Joanna Tennill and Barbie Cocanougher, saw increased participation with two teams: one 3rd/4th  grade team and one 4th/5th  grade team. “We had tremendous growth in our competitiveness,” said Tennill. “Last year, we only won one regular season game and two tournament…

April 17, 2018
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WCHS to Offer ACT to Sophomores April 24 Free of Charge

(SPRINGFIELD, Ky.) – Sophomores at Washington County High School will now have the chance to take the ACT on Tuesday, April 24, 2018. School districts had already began offering the exam to sophomores on Saturday national test dates, but some students were unable to take advantage of the opportunity due to transportation or other circumstances. This year, the Washington County School District is providing a test date of April 24th…

April 16, 2018
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WCHS Sophomore Accepted into The Gatton Academy at WKU

(SPRINGFIELD, Ky.) – Belle Begley, a sophomore at Washington County High School, has been accepted to The Gatton Academy at Western Kentucky University for the class of 2020, according to an announcement from the university. The Gatton Academy is Kentucky’s first state-supported, residential program for high school students who are interested in advanced science and math careers. Students selected to attend the prestigious academy scored an average composite of 31.36…

April 11, 2018
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WCSD Science Teachers Featured on PBS Learning Media Channel

(SPRINGFIELD, Ky.) – Science teachers in the Washington County School District were recently featured on Kentucky Educational Television’s PBS Learning Media channel, where their work was used for professional learning modules, in a course entitled “Demonstrating Formative Assessment in the Science Classroom: Using the FARROP to Inform Practice.” The course was part of the Council for Chief State School Officer’s Formative Assessment for Teachers and Students (FAST) State Collaborative on…

April 11, 2018
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First School Resource Officer hired by WCSD and City of Springfield

SRO Swearing In Ceremony
April 9, 2018

(SPRINGFIELD, Ky.) – Curt Bowen has been hired by the Washington County School District and the City of Springfield to be the district’s first school resource officer, according to an announcement from Superintendent Dr. J. Robin Cochran. Bowen, who is from Anderson County, is a 1989 graduate of Western Anderson High School. He joined the Kentucky Army National Guard where he served for 20 years in the areas of field…

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