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Eagle Scout Project Donation

Porter Archibald and Parents

As part of his Eagle Scout project, Porter Archibald of Kaysville, raised nearly a $1,000, with a 10% donation match by Walmart, to provided clothing for Washington Elementary's school store. Washington students earn school money for attendance and completing responsibilities each day. Every other Friday students attend the school store to spend their money. We appreciate this generous donation by Porter, and want him to know that it will be put to good use. Porter is pictured here with his parents, Allen and Shannon Archibald.

13 Reasons Why

In an effort to keep our students and community healthy and safe, we want to share with you a letter from our Superintendent regarding the new Netflix series, “13 Reasons Why”.  If you have any questions please contact our school’s counselor or administration.  

Letter regarding 13 reasons why

U of U Piano Recital

U of U Piano Recital

The annual Spring piano recital took place on Saturday, April 21 at the Thompson Chamber Recital Hall in the David Gardner Building on the University of Utah Campus.  We appreciate this program and enjoy seeing the progress our students make over the course of the year.

Washington Art & Cultural Night

Lil' Feathers

Washington Art & Cultural Night was held on Thursday, March 20. Well over 300 people were in attendance! We want to throw a shout out to Playworks & Coach David, the B-Boys Federation, Lil' Feathers, and Tanner Dance. There were so many students, parents, teachers, and staff that helped put it all together. And we have to recognize our amazing art teacher, Laurie Shea, for organizing everything! All of the displayed art work for every grade level had depth and complexity, while demonstrating each student's individuality. We are lucky and grateful to have Ms. Shea work at Washington!

Great Utah Shakeout

Great Utah Shakeout

Washington Elementary participated in the Great Utah Shakeout on Thursday, April 20! Students, teachers, and staff practiced DROP, COVER, and HOLD ON. In the event of an actual earthquake our evacuation locations are 1. the LDS Church located at 225 W. 500 North, and 2. the West High Track.

SITLA Instagram Contest

SITLA Instagram Contest

Washington Elementary has entered the SITLA Instagram contest to win an extra $1,000 of Trust Lands money that will be put towards funding school programs, such as Tanner Dance! Go to the link and "like" it! Contest ends on Friday, April 28. https://www.instagram.com/p/BTCVWBQjSkv/

March Principal's 200 Club

March Principal's 200 Club

We want to thank the California Pizza Kitchen for hosting our March Principal's 200 Club Lunch! Ms. Becky, Ms. Sheila, and Mr. Kelly were able to celebrate these outstanding students for being respectful, responsible, and safe! Keep up the good work Washington Stars!

KUED Family Science Night

KUED Science Night

On Tuesday, March 7, Washington Elementary hosted a KUED Science Family Night.  Over 200 people were able to participate in several science-related activities with our teachers and staff.  We appreciate our teachers for staying late and all of our students and families that were able to attend.

February Principal's 200 Club

February Principal's 200 Club

On Thursday, March 2, we celebrated our February Principal's 200 Club Lunch (a few days late). Ms. Gwen, Mrs. K, and Mr. Kelly enjoyed taking these 10 great students to lunch today. We are very grateful to Curt at Official Simply Sushi for not only treating us to a meal, but giving us a tour of the facilities, and t-shirts for the students.

Parent Surveys 2016-2017

We want your feedback!

Hello, parents!  We are looking for your feedback.  We would appreciate you taking a few minutes to let us know how we are doing.  The survey can be taken through the Parent Portal of PowerSchool by clicking the “Parent Course Survey” link at the bottom left hand side of screen after you login.  For more information on how to set up a PowerSchool account to monitor your student’s records please click here: http://www.slcschools.org/parents/documents/Parent-Student-Portal-Guide.pdf 

Thanks!

January Principal's 200 Club

Olive Garden

On Thursday, January 26, Mr. Hogan, Ms. Crisher, and Ms. Anna took our January Principal’s 200 Club winners to lunch at the OIive Garden.  Students receive Principal 200 Club tickets when they are caught being safe, respectful, and responsible in our common areas and playgrounds.  Once a month we draw names and 10 students are taken to lunch at a local restaurant.  We would like to thank Corey Cook, the General Manger at the Olive Garden for sponsoring this meal!

December Sing Along

Washington Music Teachers

On Thursday, December 22, our talented music teachers, Melissa Swingle, Annika Torkelson, and Joleen Porter, put together an amazing winter sing along for the school. The students sounded great! We appreciate all of the parents and families that were able to attend.

Red Rocks Visit

Red Rocks pose with Mrs. Dugmore's first grade class.

On Wednesday, November 30, the Utah Gymnastics Team, the “Red Rocks,” visited Washington Elementary for a whole school assembly.  Students were shown video of the Red Rocks in action and were allowed to ask the team questions.  The assembly ended with a hand stand off by the team.  We appreciate Mr. Hogan for setting up the assembly, Coach Megan Marsden for bringing her team to our school, and for the athletes and their great examples.  We wish them the best on their upcoming season!

Utah Gymnastics Link

LDS Business College Leadership Summit

LDS Business College Leadership Summit

On Monday, November 28, sixth grade Washington students participated in a leadership summit put on by students from LDS Business College in our gymnasium.  Washington sixth graders learned new skills and performed several hands-on tasks.  We appreciate Leslie Robbins, a professor at LDS Business College, for suggesting this project.  We look forward to continuing this partnership in the future.

Author Visit - Bruce Coville

Bruce Coville speaks to Washington students.

On Thursday, November 17, author Bruce Coville visited Washinton Elementary.   He spoke to students about how ideas and dreams become stories, and how those stories become books. He encouraged students to never give up and to lead active lives. We appreciate Mr. Coville's visit and want to thank The King's English Bookshop for providing us with this opportunity.

Bruce Coville’s Website

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