Posts With Keyword ‘Washington School District’

Preschool Vouchers Could Hurt School Districts

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

[simage=1019,400,n,center]

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

Read the rest of this entry »

Absentee Ballots Available for Special Election

Posted: Saturday, March 5th, 2011 at 6:26 am

[simage=1495,400,n,center]

Absentee ballots are available for the Washington School District April 5th special election to extend the Physical Plant Equipment Levee. 

Read the rest of this entry »

Washington School Board Agrees to Sharing Agreement

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

[simage=1104,400,n,center]

The Washington School District has agreed to enter a sharing agreement with the WACO school district to share some services one day a week. 

Read the rest of this entry »

Change in School Day Might Not Effect Washington

Posted: Tuesday, February 8th, 2011 at 6:30 am

[simage=1019,400,n,center]

Last week, we spoke with Dr. Mike Jorgensen from the Washington School District regarding a possible change in the school day. 

Read the rest of this entry »

Washington School Board Meeting

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

[simage=1495,400,n,center]

The Washington School Board is meeting this week and during their meeting, they will be discussing the 2011-2012 school calendar.

Read the rest of this entry »

Washington 1918 Building Remodeling Forum

Posted: Wednesday, November 17th, 2010 at 6:27 am

The Washington School District held a second public forum last night regarding the 1918 building and converting it for use by 6th through 8th graders making it a middle school.

Read the rest of this entry »

More Charges Issued At Washington High School, Five Students Charged Already This Fall

Posted: Monday, October 11th, 2010 at 6:30 am

[simage=1104,320,y,center]

Police have been called to the Washington High School twice in the last week.

Read the rest of this entry »

Washington Superintendent To Meet Residents In Brighton Next Week

Posted: Sunday, October 3rd, 2010 at 6:23 am

Washington Community School District Superintendent Dr. Mike Jorgensen will be in Brighton next week to meet with area residents.

Read the rest of this entry »

Washington Superintendent To Meet Residents In Brighton Next Week

Posted: Friday, October 1st, 2010 at 6:22 am

Washington Community School District Superintendent Dr. Mike Jorgensen will be in Brighton next week to meet with area residents.

Read the rest of this entry »

Decision Delayed On New Police Officer Position For Washington School District

Posted: Saturday, September 11th, 2010 at 6:26 am

[simage=1221,400,y,center]

The decision to hire a police officer to serve the Washington School District has been delayed in order to research how the position will be paid for.

Read the rest of this entry »

Iowa Schools Receiving $96 Million From Federal Education Jobs Act

Posted: Tuesday, September 7th, 2010 at 6:30 am

[simage=1216,400,y,center]

Southeast Iowa School Districts are receiving more than $1.4 million from the federal Education Jobs Act to save education jobs.

Read the rest of this entry »

Free Preschool In Washington

Posted: Tuesday, June 22nd, 2010 at 6:22 am

Children in Washington that will be 4 years old on or before September 15th can attend free preschool for the third year in a row.

Read the rest of this entry »

Washington Schools Given Care of $141K Kiesey Trust

Posted: Thursday, May 13th, 2010 at 7:37 am

[simage=1058,400,y,center]

Audio clip: Adobe Flash Player (version 9 or above) is required to play this audio clip. Download the latest version here. You also need to have JavaScript enabled in your browser.

press play to hear from Everett K. Burham

The Washington School District is becoming the caretaker of a $141,000 trust established by a 1931 graduate of Washington High School.

Read the rest of this entry »

Washington Council Moves Forward with Closing Sitler Drive

Posted: Monday, March 8th, 2010 at 6:39 am

[simage=879,400,y,center]

Audio clip: Adobe Flash Player (version 9 or above) is required to play this audio clip. Download the latest version here. You also need to have JavaScript enabled in your browser.

press play to hear from Washington resident John Greener

Washington’s Planning and Zoning Commission is recommending that the city council vacate part of Sitler Drive to accommodate a new high-school campus.

Read the rest of this entry »

City to take Comments on Sitler Drive Relocation

Posted: Thursday, February 25th, 2010 at 5:56 am


View Larger Map
The city of Washington’s Planning and Zoning Commission is seeking public input on the proposed relocation of Sitler Drive.

Read the rest of this entry »

WCSD To Hold Kindergarten Roundup

Posted: Friday, January 22nd, 2010 at 5:40 am

The Washington School District’s kindergarten roundup will start next month.

Read the rest of this entry »

WCSD Approves Purchasing 20 acres for $500K

Posted: Thursday, January 7th, 2010 at 6:00 am

[simage=757,400,y,center]

Audio clip: Adobe Flash Player (version 9 or above) is required to play this audio clip. Download the latest version here. You also need to have JavaScript enabled in your browser.

press play to hear from WCSD Board Member Stephanie Ellignson

Audio clip: Adobe Flash Player (version 9 or above) is required to play this audio clip. Download the latest version here. You also need to have JavaScript enabled in your browser.

press play to hear from Washington Mayor Sandra Johnson

The Washington School District is purchasing close to 20 acres of land just south of the junior high.

Read the rest of this entry »

Architect Lays out Two Proposals for New Washington High School

Posted: Friday, December 18th, 2009 at 5:44 am

[simage=727,400,y,center]

Audio clip: Adobe Flash Player (version 9 or above) is required to play this audio clip. Download the latest version here. You also need to have JavaScript enabled in your browser.

press play to hear from SVPA Principle Architect Vitus Bering

Washington School Board members have two rough proposals in front of them for construction of a new high school.

Read the rest of this entry »

KCII Poll: Opposition to Sales Tax Bonding to Build New High School In Washington

Posted: Friday, December 11th, 2009 at 7:10 am

An online poll at KCII Radio Dot Com suggests most people are not in favor of the Washington School District using sales tax bonding to build a new high school.

Read the rest of this entry »

Washington Schools Looking for New Supt.

Posted: Saturday, October 17th, 2009 at 6:51 am

The Washington School District is in the market for a new superintendent.

Read the rest of this entry »