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First Day of School This Week

Posted: Sunday, August 19th, 2012 at 6:28 am
Author: KCII News - Bill Gatchel


Students across southeast Iowa are getting ready to hit the books for another school year. Starting Wednesday, all students in the Washington Community School District begin classes.  The school calendar contains 14 days of early dismissals and five full days for professional staff development.


The early dismissals will happen approximately every other Wednesday and the full days happening at various times throughout the school year.  The district is in session for a total of 180 days with the school year ending Friday, May 24th depending on any weather cancellations.

School start dates:

St. James – Wednesday, 08/22

Highland – Tuesday, 08/21

Mid-Prairie – Tuesday, 08/21

Keota – Wednesday, 08/22

WACO – Tuesday, 08/21

Lone Tree – Monday, 08/20

Sigourney – Thursday, 08/23

WMU – Monday, 08/20

Pekin – Wednesday, 08/22

English Valleys – Tuesday, 08/21

Wapello – Thursday, 08/23

Columbus – Tuesday, 08/21

Mt. Pleasant – Monday, 08/20

Fairfield – Wednesday, 08/22