Archive for the ‘Washington Elementary’ Category

“I Scream” for Math!

Tuesday, November 7th, 2017

Third grade students at Washington Elementary were challenged to memorize their multiplication facts through the 12s. As a culminating activity, students received one item per fact level to build a banana split! The more facts they knew, the yummier the treat!

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Breaking Records

Wednesday, October 11th, 2017

Every month, students are given a reading goal for the Accelerated Reader (AR) program. Eighty-six students met their AR goals for the first whole month of school this year. That is about 1/3 of our school and is a new record!

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I’m Lovin’ It!

Wednesday, October 11th, 2017

Washington staff worked at McDonald’s during McTeacher night to raise money for our school’s PTO. Students enjoyed a yummy meal with their families and had fun being served by their teachers.

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Awareness

Friday, September 29th, 2017

Ricky Smith, a mime and actor who is deaf, visited Washington Elementary as part of Deaf Awareness Week. He used only visual, non-verbal directions and signals in his interactive program. In order to participate in the fun activities, students had to pay close attention to this different form of communication.

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Read, Read, Read

Tuesday, September 26th, 2017


There are many little ways to enlarge your child’s world. Love of books is the best of all.
–Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis

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“Orange Ya” Glad You’re In Kindergarten?

Monday, September 25th, 2017

Kindergarten students are learning to identify colors and also read the colors’ names. A hands-on activity that helps students remember the color and word orange is making orange pinwheels! Students are then able to relate the learning objectives to this fun activity.

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Senses

Monday, September 25th, 2017

The kindergartners at Washington learned about their five senses as part of their first science unit. Here, they are learning about their sense of hearing by playing some musical instruments.

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Rocket Science

Monday, September 25th, 2017

Washington Elementary hosted an assembly from the Edgerton Science Center. We learned about the three states of matter, how temperature affects the size of objects and saw dry ice “boil” water. Then, we learned about astronaut suits and watched a balloon get popped with heat from rocket fuel. Science is spectacular!

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