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First Annual Washington Jog-a-thon

Washington Jog-a-thon

Washington's first annual jog-a-thon was held on Friday, October 6 and was a HUGE success! We reached our goal of $10,000 for this fundraiser. We are so grateful to our corporate sponsors and for the generous donations collected by our students. The family support was incredible! Thank you for coming out to cheer on our STARS! The students all put in an outstanding effort.  Well done, PFFOW!

Corporate Sponsors

September Principal's 200 Club

September Principal's 200 Club

We are extremely grateful to Tucanos Brazilian Grill and manager, Irene Ortega, for hosting our September Principal's 200 Club Lunch! They gave us drinks and dessert, along with an all-you-can-eat lunch, and their service was fantastic. Our students were very well behaved. We appreciate Ms. Becky and Ms. Sheila for their assistance and supervision. Keep working hard Washington Stars, to be safe, respectful, and responsible!

Washington STAR Students of the Month - September

Washington STAR Students of the Month - September

Congratulations to our awesome STAR students of the month! Every month teachers will nominate a student from their class that embodies the character trait our counselor teaches. The character trait for September was RESPONSIBILITY.  All STAR students of the month will earn a lunch with our awesome assistant principal, Mr. Finch!

AP Lunch

 

See The Good

See The Good

PFFOW (Parents, Families, and Faculty Of Washington) presented at our student of the month assembly. They are instituting "IN" ("I Noticed") boxes which focuses on students and teachers seeing the good that is happening at our school. We appreciate our students who helped perform in the skit, as well as Mr. Finch, Sarah Kelly, and Ashley Anderson.

photo credit: Stacie Lawrence

August Principal's 200 Club

August Principal's 200 Club

This first Principal’s 200 Club Lunch of the 2017-2018 school year was celebrated at Olive Garden!  Every month we draw the names of five female students and five male students from our Principal’s 200 Club Tickets.  Tickets are earned by students for being SAFE, RESPONSIBLE, and RESPECTFUL in our hallways and on the playground.  We appreciate Ms. Gwen and Ms. Nicole for their assistance in today’s activity.  We would like to recognize Corey Cook, the general manager of the downtown Olive Garden (77 West 200 South) for sponsoring our lunch.  Keep up the good work Washington Stars!

Great American Solar Eclipse

Solar Eclipse

Want to see what Washington students did to view the eclipse on the first day of school?  KUTV 2News paid us a visit and documented the events in Ms. Mary Lou’s second grade class.
KUTV News Segment – 8/21/17

Grazing Goats

Goat

Ever wonder how the vegetation on the hill behind our school is taken care of?  If you passed by during the month of August then you witnessed first hand what the goats do best – EAT!
KUTV News Segment – 7/27/17

SITLA Instagram Contest

SITLA Instagram Contest             SITLA Instagram Challenge Winners

We are thrilled to announce that Washington Elementary won the SITLA Instagram contest!  On May 18 the school was awarded the check.  The $1,000 of Trust Lands money that we received will be put towards funding our Tanner Dance program for grades K-3! We are so grateful to our parent, SCC member, and Tanner Dance teacher, Ashley Anderson for posting the picture and entering our school in the contest.

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.

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!

Breakfast in the Classroom

Breakfast in the Classroom

Everyday every student at Washington Elementary can pick up and eat a free morning meal thanks to our Breakfast in the Classroom (BIC) grant!
KUTV News Segment – 10/27/16

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