Welcome Washington Parents

Attendance

ABSENTEE CALLS / NOTES

If your child is absent due to illness, doctor/dentist appt, etc., please remember to call the school attendance line at 586-281-2150 before 9:30 AM…..please give us the child’s name, teacher’s name, and reason for absence. The answering machine is on 24 hours a day.

  • EARLY DISMISSAL: If your child needs an early dismissal, please send a note to the teacher, who will forward this information to the school office.
  • If a child is riding home with another student in the school, please send in a note with this information also.
  • Due to the busy end-of-school day in the office, please call in any changes to your child’s dismissal schedule no later than 2:30 PM.
TARDIES and ABSENCES

A student is marked tardy if they are late from 8:59-9:29 AM in the morning and 1:00-1:30 PM in the afternoon.

  • Students coming in after these times are marked absent for the AM or PM sessions.
  • Students arriving after 8:59 a.m. must report to the office prior to going to class.
  • If you pick your child up early and do not have them return after an appointment, they will also be marked absent for the AM/PM session if you pick them up before 11:32 in the morning or 3:25 in the afternoon. 

District Technology Resources

iPad (K-2):

PDF DocumentConnecting to Wi-Fi  How to connect the student iPad to Wi-Fi outside of school.  Please follow these instructions so that district iPad apps will work properly at home.​

Chromebook:

PDF DocumentWhat is a Chromebook?


PowerSchool Portal:

PDF DocumentPowerSchool Parent Portal Instructions
The Parent Portal gives parents the ability to view their children's grades, attendance, and other school information securely via the Internet.


Technology Handbooks:

PDF DocumentRCS Technology Handbook - "Connected for Success"
PDF DocumentRCS Manual de tecnología - "Conectados Para el Éxito"


iPad Accessories:

Forms

Medical:

PDF DocumentEmergency Care Plan
PDF DocumentEmergency Care Plan Spanish
PDF DocumentEmergency Medication Plan - Food Allergy
PDF DocumentEmergency Medication Plan - Insect Sting Allergy
PDF DocumentFood Allergy & Anaphylaxis Instruction Sheet
PDF DocumentRequest for Administration of Medication to Student
PDF DocumentRequest for Self-Possession Self-Administration of Medication

Volunteer:

Anyone planning on volunteering in the building, attending a classroom party or a school field trip will need to complete and submit the District ICHAT Volunteer Release Form and a copy of your driver's license at least one week prior for approval.

PDF DocumentVolunteer Release Form
PDF DocumentICHAT Procedures

Web:


PDF DocumentDenial of Permission to Publish to RCS Website
PDF DocumentDesmentido de Permiso de Publicar

Links

PaySchools - Online Payment Processing:

External LinkPaySchools - Washington Chromebook Incident
External LinkPaySchools - Washington iPad Incident


RCS Departments:

Early Childhood Services
Food Services
Special Services
Transportation


School Communications:

External LinkSchoolMessenger InfoCenter
InfoCenter allows you to personalize communications from your school or district into one centralized feed.


Online Safety:

External LinkGoogle for Education

External LinkCommon Sense Media

 

PTO

School Supply List

PDF DocumentSchool Supply List

This is a list of suggested school supplies for the beginning of the school year.

Student Handbook

ATTENDANCE LINE: 586-281-2150

TRANSPORTATION: 586-752-0267
WASHINGTON SACC: 586-651-8350

Upcoming Events

  • 24 Apr
  • 25 Apr
    • Run Club 4:00 PM to 5:00 PM
      Run Club
      Apr 25
      4:00 PM to 5:00 PM
      Washington Calendar of Events
    • Family Math Night 6:30 PM to 8:00 PM
      Family Math Night
      Apr 25
      6:30 PM to 8:00 PM
      Washington Calendar of Events
      Who:​ K-5 students and their families Where: ​Washington Elementary School cafeteria When:​ Wednesday, April 25th from 6:30pm - 8:00pm Why: ​To play fun math games that you can easily recreate at home!
  • 26 Apr
    • Lego Club - Lower El 4:00 PM to 5:00 PM
      Lego Club - Lower El
      Apr 26
      4:00 PM to 5:00 PM
      Library
      Washington Calendar of Events

School Hours:

                 

Regular Day: 8:59 a.m. to 3:57   p.m.
PLC Day: 8:59 a.m.  to 2:40 p.m.
Half Day: 8:59 a.m. to 12:07 p.m.


 

Washington Elementary 58230 Van Dyke Washington, MI 48094 (586) 781-5563