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

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…


WCSD Announces 2018 Graduation Dates, Last Day of School

Graduation graphic
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…


WCHS Junior Wins Esteemed Basketball Award

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…


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…