Washington County Schools Becomes 100% Tobacco-Free District, Receives Grant

(Springfield, Ky.) – The Washington County School District recently received a grant from the Kentucky Tobacco Prevention and Cessation Program to develop a 100% Tobacco-Free Policy, according to an announcement from Washington County Schools Superintendent, Dr. J. Robin Cochran. The district began the initial steps to modify its existing tobacco policy back in December, after district administration recognized the potential impact that a comprehensive tobacco policy could have on the…

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WCMS Special Education Teacher Awarded Prestigious Scholarship

(SPRINGFIELD, Ky.) – Nicole Britton, a special education teacher at Washington County Middle School, was recently awarded the Danny Lederer Scholarship by the Kentucky chapter of TASH (formerly The Association for Persons with Severe Handicaps). Britton, who is originally from Campbellsville, is a graduate of Campbellsville High School. She received a Bachelor of Science in special education for students with moderate and severe disabilities in, a Master of Science and…

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Raikes Named ACTE Region II Teacher of the Year

Raikes, (third from left) was recognized at the Association for Career and Technical Education regional conference in Tampa, Florida, along with other ACTE members. (Photo submitted)   (SPRINGFIELD, Ky.) – Sarah Raikes, a family and consumer science teacher at Washington County High School, was named the Association for Career and Technical Education (ACTE) Region II Teacher of the Year at its 2016 regional conference held in Tampa, Florida. The ACTE…

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Washington County School District Earns Proficient Rating in Accountability Assessment

(SPRINGFIELD, Ky.) – Washington County Schools students, faculty and staff are celebrating their improved scores in this year’s “Unbridled Learning: College and Career Readiness for All” accountability assessment. According to the 2015-2016 results which were released on September 29, 2016, the four-school district earned a proficient classification with an overall score of 69.7, two points above the state’s overall score of 67.7.   In both elementary schools in the district,…

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Invitation to Bid – Cafeteria Tables

The Washington County School District is inviting bids for Cafeteria tables for Washington County Middle School.  Bid specifications are available at Washington County Board of Education, 120 Mackville Hill, Springfield, KY 40069 or in the document below.   Bids are to be received on or before 2:00 p.m., Wednesday, October 19, 2016 at Washington County Board of Education, 120 Mackville Hill, Springfield, KY 40069 and made to the attention of “School…

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GEAR UP Kentucky Provides More Advisors, Expands Program for District

(SPRINGFIELD, Ky.) – The Kentucky division of Gaining Early Awareness and Readiness for Undergraduate Programs (GEAR UP) has recently expanded its program in the Washington County School District. Previously, the grant program funded by the United States Department of Education, serving 29 middle schools and their corresponding high schools, has provided 30 laptops to Washington County High School this year and is piloting an online-based learning program that will help…

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