WCSD Teachers Nominated for 2018 Excellence in Teaching Awards at Campbellsville University

(Springfield, Ky.) – Joanna Smith, Teresa Burns and Bart Mattingly, teachers in the Washington County School District, were each nominated for the 2018 Excellence in Teaching Awards at Campbellsville University. The purpose of the awards is to recognize the quality teaching in the schools of the state of Kentucky and to strengthen the field of education. Smith is a 2006 graduate of Washington County High School. She received an associate…

March 9, 2018
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WCSD Preschool and Childcare Registration Open; Kickoff Event to be Held March 17

(SPRINGFIELD, Ky.) – Preschool and childcare registration are each currently open in the Washington County School District.  “Our children have many different interests, talents and dreams,” says Jason Simpson, Assistant Superintendent and Director of Special Education. “Our goal is to provide them with a solid foundation so they have the skills and motivation to achieve those dreams.” Paula Turner, Assistant Director of Special Education, says that the district’s childhood centers…

March 9, 2018
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WCSD to Host Community-Wide Forum on School Safety March 13

(Springfield, Ky.) – The Washington County School District, in partnership with other Washington County governmental agencies, will be hosting a community-wide forum on school safety on Tuesday, March 13, 2018 from 6:00 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. in the Washington County High School gymnasium. Items to be discussed at the event include current strategies being utilized, safety ideas, suggestions and concerns. Guest facilitators will include Loren Carl, U.S. Marshal and retired…

March 2, 2018
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WCSD Celebrates Black History Month Throughout the Month of February

(SPRINGFIELD, Ky.) – Schools in the Washington County School District celebrated Black History Month with a number of special activities throughout the month of February. During the annual observance, Washington County Elementary School and North Washington Elementary School, in partnership with community education and Springfield Renaissance, hosted speakers Springfield Mayor Debbie Wakefield and Springfield natives, Angie Logan Edwards, Alma Burton Edelen and Pam Grundy, along with Laura Smith, intern for…

February 27, 2018
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Foster Joins WCES as Secretary/Attendance Clerk

(Springfield, Ky.) – Anita Foster has been hired as the new secretary/attendance clerk at Washington County Elementary School, according to an announcement from Dr. Jennifer Miller, principal. Foster is a 1989 graduate of Washington County High School. She earned a certificate in office occupations in 1991 and an associate degree in applied science in office systems technology in 1997 both from Saint Catharine College. In 2009, she earned a bachelor…

February 21, 2018
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WCES/WCMS Dean of Instruction Accepted into Leadership Forum

(Springfield, Ky.) – Holly Elmore, Dean of Instruction at Washington County Elementary School and Washington County Middle School was selected to participate in the Kentucky Association of School Administrators Kentucky Women in Education Leadership Forum held on January 19-20, 2018 at the Galt House in Louisville. Elmore was one of 30 women leaders chosen from across the state to attend the competitive cohort, and several female superintendents, including Washington County…

February 19, 2018
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