Washington Elementary News


June 2, 2023

Dear Washington Families, 

Field Day, while a hot day, was a huge success! Thank you so much to the amazing Ms Abercrombie, our Washington PTO and the most amazing parent volunteers for putting on such a wonderful event. The smiles and laughter and comradery were a joy to watch!

Next up…The Spring Fling! We hope to see you all tonight at this final family event for the 22-23 school year. Once again, our Washington PTO is pulling together our Washington community for some fun and friendship. Please stop by anytime between 5-7pm.

Please check below for dates and information about upcoming events:

Thursday, June 8 and Friday, June 9: These are both half days with dismissal at 12:12pm.

Friday, June 9: Last day of school for the 22-23 school year.

5th Grade Parents:

  • Save the date for Bulldog Days at Romeo Middle School. (Spanish version here).

  • The 5th Grade Celebration begins at 2pm on Wednesday, June 7th. Doors will open at 1:45pm.

  • Clap Out is on June 9 at 11:45am. Weather permitting, this will be held outside. Parents are welcome to join us.

Plans to relocate for the 23-24 school year? We hate to see you go, but if any families are not returning to Romeo for the 23-24 school year, please be sure to return student devices and charging cords before the end of the year. Thank you!

Elementary Cross Country Team: Please see here for details regarding an informational meeting on June 7th. 

Romeo Merchandise Sales: Washington PTO is selling ROMEO BULLDOGS crew socks in red and black in all sizes. These are great to add to your wardrobe for spirit days!! Also new this year are Romeo Bulldog tumblers. Order forms were sent home, but you can also order by clicking the  link here, and then click here for SchoolPay to complete your order.

June Specials Rotation Schedule: (Linked here) Please see information from your child’s teacher regarding the special on A, B and C days for your child’s classroom. 

PTO News - Upcoming Events: Please see here for details around some final events for the 22-23 school year. 

How Can Families Help? Click here for many easy ways to support our school efforts. 

District News:

Enrollment for the 2023-24 School Year is Open! It isn’t too early to enroll your child to become a Romeo Bulldog! We encourage parents/guardians of incoming Young 5/Kindergarten students to complete the enrollment process sooner rather than later. For new students of all school ages, Young 5 -12th grade, begin online at https://romeok12.org/enrollment/

Once you finish the online portion, schedule an in-person appointment to come to the Enrollment Center at the Administration Building. Contact Traci Bartell at enrollment@romeok12.org or at 586-281-1404 if you have questions.  

Early Childhood Programs and Summer Camp: See details here.

Preschool Registration is Now Open! See details here.

June Food Service Menu: Linked Here

2023-24 School Year: The 2023-2024 School Calendar is now available.

Community News: 

Samaritan House Summer Food Program: Please see information here.

Children in grades K-2 enjoy the online resource PebbleGo through the Romeo District Library to learn about animals and social studies. Learning is fun with games like Jigsaw, Word Scramble & Multi Match, and a cool Question of the Day.

Washington Historical Museum: Mark your calendars for their 45th Annual Super Sunday Country Market Event on June 4th. (Details here) They are still looking for vendors; if interested please contact the museum by calling 248-652-2458, or email them at washingtonmuseum@gmail.com.

The Loren Andrus Octagon House (57500 Van Dyke) will have a barn sale on Saturday and Sunday, June 3-4 from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. The MSU Extension Master Gardeners are having a plant sale on Sunday only from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. by the barn. There will be self-guided tours of the Octagon House Saturday & Sunday from noon to 4 p.m. for $5/person. For more information, call 586-781-0084, go to www.octagonhouse.org or email info@octagonhouse.org

With Washington Bulldog Pride,

Dana Hepner, Principal

  • 5 Jun
    • BOGO Scholastic Book Fair 9:30 AM to 3:30 PM
      BOGO Scholastic Book Fair
      Date: Jun 5
      Time: 9:30 AM to 3:30 PM
      Calendar: Washington Calendar of Events
  • 7 Jun
    • 5th Grade Celebration 2:00 PM to 4:00 PM
      5th Grade Celebration
      Date: Jun 7
      Time: 2:00 PM to 4:00 PM
      Calendar: Washington Calendar of Events
  • 8 Jun
    • Half Day (all students) 8:58 AM to 12:12 PM
      Half Day (all students)
      Date: Jun 8
      Time: 8:58 AM to 12:12 PM
      Calendar: Washington Calendar of Events
  • 9 Jun