WCSD Announces 2018 Graduation Dates, Last Day of School

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March 29, 2018

(SPRINGFIELD, Ky.) – The Washington County School District has announced dates and times for all upcoming graduation ceremonies. Washington County Elementary School’s kindergarten graduation ceremony will be held on Wednesday May 23, 2018 at 8:15 a.m. in the upstairs gym of the WCES/WCMS building. WCES will promote 59 kindergarten students to the first grade. Washington County Middle School’s eighth grade graduation ceremony will be held Thursday, May 24, 2018 at…

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WCHS Junior Wins Esteemed Basketball Award

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March 28, 2018

(SPRINGFIELD, Ky.) – Washington County High School junior Cameron Willis was presented with the 2017-2018 5th Region Coaches Association Boys All-Region Team award on March 12, 2018. Willis, who is a point guard on the WCHS Commander Basketball team, said he was honored by the acknowledgement. “It was a great honor to be recognized by all the great coaches in the 5th Region,” he says. Willis, who has been playing…

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WCSD Hosts Successful Annual Preschool/Childcare Kickoff Event

"Under the Sea" Preschool/Childcare Kickoff Event
March 28, 2018

Washington County Schools hosted their third annual Preschool and Childcare Kickoff at 10:00 AM on Saturday, March 17, 2018, at the Washington County Elementary School gym.  All two, three, and four year old Washington County children, their parents and siblings were invited to attend.  This year’s theme was “Under the Sea”. Approximately 150 attendees entered the foyer decorated as if they were swimming “Under the Sea” with a bubbly blue…

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WCHS Sophomores Attend Young Women LEAD Conference

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March 26, 2018

(SPRINGFIELD, Ky.) – Two Washington County High School sophomores, Hannah Willis and Kennedy Cochran, were selected to attend the Young Women LEAD Conference held at Eastern Kentucky University on March 8, 2018. The students were nominated for the conference by WCHS guidance counselor Tracy Abell. According to the organization’s website, the mission of Young Women LEAD is to provide high school girls with a meaningful experience designed to help them…

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WCMS Awarded Grants for Special Education Students

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March 23, 2018

(SPRINGFIELD, Ky.) – Washington County Middle School’s special education class was recently awarded the Lowe’s Small Toolbox for Education grant for the Appliance Project from The Lowe’s Gives Foundation, and the McDonald’s Make Activities Count grant. Nicole Britton, EdS., NBCT, a special education teacher at WCMS, says she decided to apply for the grants after stumbling upon them while researching prices for appliances. The funds received from the Lowe’s Small…

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WCSD Hosts Community Forum on School Safety

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March 19, 2018

(SPRINGFIELD, Ky.) – The Washington County School District held a community forum on school safety on Tuesday, March 13, 2018 in the Washington County High School gymnasium to discuss current strategies being utilized, safety ideas, suggestions and concerns. Mr. Loren Carl, retired US Marshal and police veteran and Boyd Randolph, training facilitator with the Kentucky Association of School Administrators served as guest facilitators. Also present was Mr. Dan Orman, a…

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