WCHS Student and NWES Teacher Attend Presidential Inauguration

(Springfield, Ky.) –Washington County High School senior Alex Cochran attended one of the most honorable ceremonies in America, the inauguration of the 45th president of the United States. Cochran says he contacted State Representative Brett Guthrie and State Representative Kim King, as well as Senator Tom Buford about his desire to attend. By surprise, Cochran was contacted the first week of January by Brad Metcalf, Chief Clerk of the House…

February 3, 2017
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WCHS Students Place First in FCCLA STAR Events Regional Competition

Editor’s note: The Washington County High School Chapter of FCCLA contributed the content for this release. (SPRINGFIELD, Ky.) – Washington County High School students in the school’s chapter of Family, Career and Community Leaders of America competed in the STAR (Students Taking Action for Recognition) Events Regional Competition on Saturday, January 28, 2017 held at John Hardin High School in Elizabethtown. Over 60 members from John Hardin, Meade County, North…

February 3, 2017
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NWES and WCES Students Celebrate 100th Day of School: See Photos Here!

WCES 100th Day of School
February 1, 2017

Students at North Washington Elementary School and Washington County Elementary School celebrated the 100th day of school yesterday. Check out the photos below! North Washington Elementary School students celebrating the 100th day of school. (Photo submitted)   Washington County Elementary School students celebrating the 100th day of school. (Photo submitted)   Washington County Elementary School students celebrating the 100th day of school. (Photo submitted)   Washington County Elementary School students…

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WCHS Receives Lowe’s Grant to Purchase Calculators for Math Students

(SPRINGFIELD, Ky.) – Washington County High School was recently awarded a grant from Lowe’s Toolbox for Education to purchase graphing calculators for WCHS students in Algebra II classes. Lowe’s Charitable and Education Foundation funded the grant and helps provide calculators to students to increase opportunities to improve school performance.  The grant received was for $3,800.00. Holly Medley, who teaches Algebra II at the school, said that WCHS principal Thad Elmore…

January 26, 2017
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WCSD to hold “Rounding Up” Preschool/Childcare Kickoff Event

(SPRINGFIELD, Ky.) –The Washington County School District will be hosting a preschool and childcare kickoff event  on Saturday, March 18, 2017 from 10:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. at the Washington County Elementary School gymnasium entitled, “Rounding Up”. The “Wild Wild West” themed occasion will feature games, a juggler, wagon rides and free lunch. Goody bags will be distributed to all two, three and four year olds in attendance. Door prizes…

January 24, 2017
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Washington County Schools’ Partnership with Marion County ATC Invaluable to Students, Community

Students at Marion County ATC
January 19, 2017

(SPRINGFIELD, Ky.) – For decades, the Washington County School District has had a long-standing relationship with the Marion County Area Technology Center. The center, which is part of the Marion County School District, partnered with Washington County to offer its high school students career and technical courses that would prepare them to enter the workforce within a short time after graduation or immediately after. Through the programs at the ATC,…

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