WMS National Junior Honor Society celebration today! Great work this year, hope to see you all at the high school induction ceremony in a few years!
Calling all 5th-7th graders at WMS interesting in participating in our awesome Cross Country program! Please don't forget to fill out the interest survey (link below) even if you are unsure about running. And please join us this summer for our fun runs!
NJHS volunteered at the Midwest Food Bank this past weekend. Each box had 50 meals, as you can see they
Washington Middle Softball Tryouts are July 25, & 26 from 9:00-11:00
Washington Middle Baseball Tryouts are August 1st, & 2nd
- 7th and 8th Grade are 10:00-12:00
- 6th grade is 12:00-2:00
All students trying out must have an up to date physical.
Congratulations to our 7th and 8th grade Washington City Math Contest Champions!
A group of WMS students delivered blankets to an area animal shelter today. Great work!
WGSD #52 welcomes Mrs. Katelyn Arnold as the new Lincoln Grade School Assistant Principal! Mrs. Arnold will start in this new role in August for the 2022-23 school year. Katelyn’s educational background includes a Bachelor's degree from Bradley University in secondary education and a Master's degree from Aurora University in Educational Leadership. Katelyn started her teaching career in East Peoria and she has been there for the past 13 years. Katelyn and her husband along with 2 children reside in Washington and are part of the District 52 community. We are excited to have Katelyn join the D52 Panther family!
WGSD #52 welcomes Mrs. Becky Hopkins as the Director of Special Education Services starting in the 2022-23 school year! Becky’s educational background includes a Bachelor’s degree in Special Education from Illinois State University and a Master’s degree in Educational Leadership from Aurora University. Currently, Becky serves as a special education teacher in Dunlap CUSD #323 and has been there since 2006. Prior to her tenure in Dunlap, Becky also served as a special education teacher in Pekin Grade School District 108. Becky and her husband have two adult children and currently reside in Edwards. We are excited to have Mrs. Becky Hopkins join the D52 Panther family!
WGSD #52 welcomes Mrs. Codi Conway as the Director of Curriculum starting in the 2022-23 school year! Codi’s educational background includes a Bachelor’s degree in Elementary Education and a Master’s degree in Reading and Language Studies from Southern Illinois University, a Principal Preparation Master's degree from McKendree University, and she is currently working towards an Educational Specialist Degree from the University of Illinois, Springfield. Currently, Codi serves as the K-6 Director of Curriculum and Instruction for Prairie Central CUSD #8. She has also served four years as an elementary school principal for Prairie Central. Prior to the principal position at Prairie Central, Codi spent time as an elementary and language arts teacher in the Southern Illinois area. Codi and her husband have one daughter and currently reside in Normal. We are excited to have Mrs. Codi Conway join the D52 Panther family!
The WGSD #52 Board of Education has completed the board vacancy appointment process. We were happy to see a very high level of interest from individuals who wanted to serve our district as a board member. During the regular meeting on Monday, May 9th, the D52 Board appointed Maggie Mose as the newest member. We are excited to have Maggie as part of the board and thank her for volunteering to serve our students and the D52 community! Maggie was born and raised in Washington and graduated from WCHS in 2006. She attended Illinois State University and was a high school business teacher and girls' basketball coach for 6 years following college. She continues to reside in Washington with her husband and is a stay at home mom to her 4 kids. Her family loves Jesus, sports, and the outdoors. She has a passion for serving others and for public education and looks forward to representing our great community as a member of the District 52 school board.
WMS Scholastic Bowl finished their season with 1 win and 2 losses at the State tournament. We are so proud of this awesome team, finishing the season with a record of 21-3!
Students had a blast this afternoon at Potter Palooza!
Had a great time celebrating our students at the LGS Young Authors & Art Show last night!
Some of our fabulous 6th graders surprised Mr. Chave today with some special glasses! The glasses allow Mr. Chave to see some color! Awesome stuff!
Congratulations to the WMS students of the week!
WMS Color Guard Tryouts are Monday, May 9th! This will be open to current students, grades 5-7! See the attached flyer for more details!
The track meet at Dee Mack today has been canceled. There is still practice from 3:00-4:30.
Still time to purchase a ticket to Potter Palooza! Email Mrs. Baker (email@example.com
) to register! We could also use a few parent volunteers!
A wonderful evening of music! The WMS Choir and Band Concert was awesome. Thank you all for your hard work and dedication to our program!