Washington Elementary School News

Project Unify

February 24, 2015

    Special Olympics Project UNIFY is an education-based project that uses sports and education programs to activate young people to develop school communities where...

Ms. P.J. HartNaus will be visiting the each classroom at Washington School on Monday, February 23.  She is the author of the Beldon Boys series.  Ms. HartNaus will t...

Due to weather conditions, all District 81 schools will be closed, Thursday, February 19th. Please stay safe.

Thursday, February 12, 6:30PM at Lincoln Middle School in the Little Theater

Due to blizzard conditions, all District 81 schools will be closed, Monday, February 2nd.  Please stay safe. 

Pennies for Patients!

January 30, 2015

Washington School is participating in Pennies for Patients through February 20th! Since 1994, millions of dollars have been raised in pennies and other spare change by mo...

Dr. Kimberly Boryszewski is a recent graduate of the Illinois School for Advanced Leadership Academy (ISAL), a voluntary professional development opportunity for Illinois scho...

This week School District 81 was informed that Dr. Kristin Kopta, Principal of Washington School was nominated for the Stanley C. Golder Leadership award.  The Golden A...

Washington School Chorus will perform Disney Junior's Aladdin on Thursday, February 12 @ 6:30PM in the Lincoln Middle School Little Theater

All District 81 schools will be open Friday, January 9, 2015.  

Due to the extreme weather conditions predicted  all  District 81 schools will be closed on Thursday, January 8th.  Please stay safe and warm. 

All District 81 schools will reopen for Friday, January 9th, 2015 as regularly scheduled.  

Weather Update

January 6, 2015

                                                  ...

Due to the extreme weather conditions predicted for tomorrow, Wednesday, January 7th, all District 81 schools will be closed.  Please stay safe and warm. 

    As a classroom teacher for more than 30 years, Reg Weaver saw up close the toll poverty takes on students. He saw students without coats in the dead of w...

Dear Parent, Teachers, parents and students across Illinois will have an opportunity to participate in the Illinois 5Essentials Survey: Organizing Schools for Improvement. Th...

As of today, District 81 has used 4 out of 5 emergency days that the Illinois State Board of Education requires to be scheduled into the school calendar. If no other emergency...

  District 81 resumes classes on Wednesday, January 29th.  Parents and Guardians are urged to make sure their students dress appropriately and take precautions. &...

WEATHER UPDATE  ALL DISTRICT SCHOOLS CLOSED TUESDAY JANUARY 7TH Due to the extreme weather conditions and in the best interest of our students and staff, all District...

View the Annie cast list.

On November 5th, District faculty and administration held a community information night that provided the School District 81 community with information regarding Common Core...

On October 31, 2013 the Illinois State Board of Education will publish a new, simpler, and more user-friendly School Report Card. The intention of the new School Report Card ...