Posts With Keyword ‘WCSD’

WCSD To Form High-School Principal Search Committee

Posted: Thursday, May 20th, 2010 at 6:42 am

The Washington School District is looking for a new high-school principal.

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90 Acre Sale Not Quite Finalized

Posted: Monday, May 17th, 2010 at 6:30 am

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There are a few details that need to be worked out before the sale of 90 acres of land from the school district to the city of Washington is finalized.

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WCSD Eliminates 3 Positions

Posted: Friday, May 14th, 2010 at 7:34 am

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Washington School Board members have approved the elimination of three positions within the district.

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Washington Schools to Receive Microsoft Settlement Money

Posted: Thursday, April 29th, 2010 at 7:43 am

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Washington Schools are eligible for more than $280,000 as part of the settlement of a class action lawsuit between brought by the state of Iowa against Microsoft.

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New WCSD Supt. to Greet Community

Posted: Monday, April 26th, 2010 at 6:54 am

Members of the Washington community are invited to meet the school district’s new Superintendent today.

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New Washington Supt. To Visit

Posted: Sunday, April 25th, 2010 at 6:00 am

Members of the Washington community are invited to meet the school district’s new Superintendent tomorrow.

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Washington School Board Gives Final Approval for 90 Acres

Posted: Thursday, April 22nd, 2010 at 7:34 am

Washington School Board members have given final approval for the sale of 90 acres of land to the city of Washington.

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WCSD Expected to Finalize Sale of 90 Acres

Posted: Tuesday, April 20th, 2010 at 6:41 am

Washington School Board members this week are expected to finalize the sale of the 90 Acres property to the city.

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WCSD Slated to Approve Spending Cuts, Tax Hike

Posted: Monday, April 5th, 2010 at 6:44 am

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Washington School Board members this week are slated to approve a budget that calls for $450,000 in cuts and increases the tax levy by nearly one dollar.

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WCSD Secures $1-Million Grant for Geothermal System

Posted: Wednesday, March 24th, 2010 at 6:54 am

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Washington’s Stewart Elementary School is getting a geothermal heating and cooling system.

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Washington Schools Pull Money from IASB Account

Posted: Friday, March 19th, 2010 at 7:21 am

The Washington School District is moving funds out of an account connected to the Iowa Association of School Boards in light of allegations of misuse of taxpayer dollars by the statewide association.

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WCSD, Service Employees Reach Contract Agreement

Posted: Monday, March 15th, 2010 at 6:26 am

Service employees at the Washington School District have made some major concessions in light of an $800,000 funding shortfall from the state.

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WCSD to Take Bids for “90 Acres”

Posted: Saturday, March 13th, 2010 at 6:00 am

Washington School Board members have decided to open up the sale of the “90 acres” to bids.

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WCSD Proposes nearly $1 Hike in Tax Levy

Posted: Friday, March 12th, 2010 at 6:50 am

The Washington School District is expected to increase its tax levy by nearly one-dollar in the coming fiscal year.

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Detailed Plans Revealed for new WHS

Posted: Thursday, March 11th, 2010 at 6:58 am

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A clearer picture has emerged of what Washington’s new high school might look.

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WCSD Continues to Seek Public Input on New High-School

Posted: Tuesday, March 9th, 2010 at 6:49 am

Washington School Board members are looking for more community input as they lay out plans for a new high-school.

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WCSD Continues Negotiations with City for “90 Acres”

Posted: Saturday, February 27th, 2010 at 5:58 am

City officials in Washington have offered the school district a “very solid” offer to purchase a 90-acre parcel of land.

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WCSD Board Approves nearly $450K in Cuts

Posted: Wednesday, February 24th, 2010 at 5:58 am

Washington School Board Members have approved nearly $450,000 worth of cuts for next fiscal year.

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Parent Teacher Conferences Rescheduled

Posted: Tuesday, February 23rd, 2010 at 5:56 am

Due to today’s post season basketball game, the Washington School District is postponing parent-teacher conferences.

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WCSD Food Service Director: “Let’s Move” is Right on

Posted: Monday, February 22nd, 2010 at 5:56 am

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The Food Service Director at the Washington School District says first Lady Michelle Obama has the right idea with her “Let’s Move” campaign.

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