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…


WCHS Sophomores Attend Young Women LEAD Conference

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…


WCMS Awarded Grants for Special Education Students

WCMS Special Education Class
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…


WCSD Hosts Community Forum on School Safety

Community Forum - School Safety
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…


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

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