Three WCHS Juniors Accepted into Governor’s Scholars Program

(SPRINGFIELD, Ky.) – Lydia Smith, Jacob Smith and Kate Moore, all juniors at Washington County High School, have been accepted into the Kentucky Governor’s Scholars Program, according to an announcement from Superintendent Dr. J. Robin Cochran. The Governor’s Scholar Program, which originated in 1983, is a summer residential program for outstanding high school students in Kentucky. Students who are selected attend the program free of charge. The program’s mission is…

April 27, 2018
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WCSD AWARDED $500,000 LITERACY GRANT

  (Springfield, Ky.) – The Washington County School District has been selected as one of the recipients of the Striving Readers Comprehensive Literacy Grant in the amount of $500,000, according to an announcement from Superintendent Dr. J. Robin Cochran. The program was awarded to the Kentucky Department of Education by the United States Department of Education as a 3-year, $24.9 million grant to support the development of pre-literacy skills, reading…

April 27, 2018
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INSURANCE REQUEST FOR PROPOSAL

The Washington County Board of Education is seeking proposals for insurance coverage including student accident and a performance bond beginning July 1, 2018, 12:01 a.m. through July 1, 2019 12:01 a.m.  Quotes shall be returned to Judy Spalding no later than 2:00 pm EST on Tuesday, May 15, 2018 at which time they will be opened.  Electronic submissions are prohibited.  Mailing address:  120 Mackville Hill, Springfield, KY  40069. A packet…

April 20, 2018
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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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