Posts With Keyword ‘Superintendent Dr. Mike Jorgensen’

Washington Schools See Enrollment Increase for Second Year

Posted: Thursday, October 18th, 2012 at 6:28 am

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Washington School District conducted their certified enrollment recently and for the second year in a row, the numbers show an increase.  

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Iowa Top Employers List Shows One from Washington

Posted: Monday, September 24th, 2012 at 6:23 am

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A survey was taken recently of employers across the state and one in Washington made the list.  

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School Building Walkthrough Happening Tomorrow

Posted: Sunday, September 23rd, 2012 at 6:28 am

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The Washington School District has scheduled a walkthrough of the Middle School building tomorrow.  

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School Superintendent Talks Property Taxes

Posted: Tuesday, September 4th, 2012 at 6:26 am

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A summary of state property tax rates was released recently and Washington’s school superintendent is talking about comparisons with other districts.  

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School District Set to Welcome New Staff

Posted: Thursday, August 16th, 2012 at 6:26 am

The Washington School District is getting ready to start the new school year by welcoming new staff members.  

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Ribbon Cutting Ceremony for New High School

Posted: Tuesday, August 14th, 2012 at 6:27 am

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A large group of people attended a ribbon cutting ceremony last night to celebrate the opening of a new building in the Washington School District.  

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Ribbon Cutting Ceremony Tonight

Posted: Monday, August 13th, 2012 at 6:27 am

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A ribbon cutting ceremony is happening tonight to celebrate the opening of the new high school building.  

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Ribbon Cutting Ceremony Tomorrow Night

Posted: Sunday, August 12th, 2012 at 6:30 am

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A ribbon cutting ceremony is happening tomorrow night to celebrate the opening of the new high school building.  

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Superintendent Talks About One Year Assessment Freeze

Posted: Thursday, July 5th, 2012 at 6:30 am

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Recently, the state of Iowa was granted a one-year freeze in the No Child Left Behind Act standards by the US Department of Education.  

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Superintendent Talks about No Child Left Behind Act

Posted: Wednesday, June 6th, 2012 at 6:25 am

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Recently, the Federal Government granted waivers to eight states to not be part of the No Child Left Behind Act.  

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Moving Day at High School

Posted: Wednesday, May 30th, 2012 at 6:27 am

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Even though classes have ended for the school year, there was a lot of activity happening at the old high school in Washington yesterday.  

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Evacuation at Junior High School Yesterday Morning

Posted: Friday, May 4th, 2012 at 6:29 am

Students at the Washington Junior High School had an unexpected break from class yesterday morning.  

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Evacuation at Junior High School This Morning

Posted: Thursday, May 3rd, 2012 at 11:09 am

Students at the Washington Junior High School had an unexpected break from class this morning.

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Assessment Testing Results Announced

Posted: Friday, February 17th, 2012 at 6:27 am

Washington Community School District has announced the results of the Iowa Assessment Testing which took place last November.  

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School Cancellation and Delay Decision Making

Posted: Wednesday, January 18th, 2012 at 6:24 am

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When winter weather falls overnight in Washington, making the decision on when to cancel or delay school is not easy says Washington Schools Superintendent Dr. Mike Jorgensen.  

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Superintendent Has Thoughts on Governor’s Education Proposals

Posted: Monday, January 9th, 2012 at 6:25 am

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Governor Terry Branstad unveiled his final education recommendations recently and Washington Schools Superintendent Dr. Mike Jorgensen says the proposal is similar to what was revealed last summer.  

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Iowa Assessment Testing Begins Today

Posted: Monday, November 7th, 2011 at 6:28 am

Students in the Washington Community School District are preparing to take the Iowa Assessment Testing starting today.  

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Washington School Board Discusses Finances

Posted: Thursday, April 14th, 2011 at 6:28 am

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The Washington School Board met last night and talked about finances for the next school year.  

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Unofficial Washington School District Election Results

Posted: Wednesday, April 6th, 2011 at 6:30 am

Washington School District’s special election results are in.  

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Preschool Vouchers Could Hurt School Districts

Posted: Friday, March 11th, 2011 at 6:30 am

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Lawmakers in Des Moines were divided Tuesday night after talking about preschool funding. 

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