Superintendent’s Message concerning Friday April 13, 2018

  Dear Parents and Families of the WC Community I often say the “Burg” school/church helped raise me. Without a doubt teachers have had had a lasting impact on the educator and person that I am today. I believe in and love public education — it is a fundamental right. I want the same experiences and rights for all of the children in Washington County. As much as I would…

April 11, 2018
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WCHS Sophomore Accepted into The Gatton Academy at WKU

(SPRINGFIELD, Ky.) – Belle Begley, a sophomore at Washington County High School, has been accepted to The Gatton Academy at Western Kentucky University for the class of 2020, according to an announcement from the university. The Gatton Academy is Kentucky’s first state-supported, residential program for high school students who are interested in advanced science and math careers. Students selected to attend the prestigious academy scored an average composite of 31.36…

April 11, 2018
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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
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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…

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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…

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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…

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