Washington Elementary News


May 20, 2022

Dear Washington Families,

This is such a busy time of the year, and the anticipation of summer days is beginning to creep into the environment. Please encourage your child(ren) to finish the year strong by making positive and kind choices, staying focused, and continuing to put forth effort towards their learning and growth. Please read below to make sure you aren’t missing any end of the year information:

Tues, May 24: Student Art Showcase is back! Please join us for an Open House style event between the hours of 4:30pm and 6:30pm.

Thurs, May 26: Field Day back and scheduled for May 26 (rain date of June 2). There are only a few volunteer spots remaining so please make sure to sign up if you would like to help. Please see here for more information about Field Day or simply click here to sign up to help. If you decide to attend without signing up to volunteer, we will be able to find you a spot to help when you arrive.

Friday, May 27 & Monday, May 30: No School in Observance of the Memorial Day weekend. Be safe and enjoy the long weekend!

Lunch Support: Even at the end of the year, we need your help supervising students at lunch and recess. Only 11 days of lunch to go...please! Our students need you!

PTO Updates: 

  • There are NO MORE youth sized Field Day shirts available, over 325 shirts were distributed! No worries if you missed the deadline, kids are simply encouraged to wear a white or light colored shirt that can get signed on the back with their friend's names and the front marked with their places from field day events. Please email klswanson21@gmail.com if you are interested in an adult sized shirt for availability.

  • Marty Hutnick from Four Corners and Jenny from Culligan are providing popsicles for the kids for Field Day. We are so appreciative of our community support!   

  • Did you miss out on ordering a hat?  It isn't too late, complete this form and turn it into your child's teacher.

5th Grade Parents: 

  • An informational meeting is being held for parents/students who are interested in running Cross Country at Romeo Middle School. Please click here for information.

  • Save the Date - we will recognize our 5th graders at the 5th Grade Celebration on June 8th. See details here, or on the flier sent home from teachers. Please watch your email for more information regarding end of year plans for our 5th graders.

  • Wednesday, May 25 is the 5th Grade Maturation Class. Please be sure to discuss with your children the expectation that any information they receive should be discussed with trusted adults only. 

Elementary Cross Country Team: Where are our runners? Elementary cross country is open to students entering grades 3-5 in the fall. Please see information here.

Young Fives and Kindergarten for 2022-23: It’s time to enroll your future Bulldogs for next year!  Information about young fives, kindergarten, and the enrollment process can be found on www.romeok12.org

May Specials Calendars: Here is the May Specials Calendar for our rotations of Art, Music, and Physical Education classes.

Arrival: As the weather warms up, just a reminder to please keep your child(ren) inside your vehicle until our welcome staff arrives at 8:50am. Students should NOT be gathering near the front doors unattended. If you need an earlier drop off time, please contact our SACC program.

Food Service Information: 

Community Events:

In need of a new personal computer? Dell has a special graduation season offer open to anyone! See details here

Parks and Recreation: Here’s a look at spring session opportunities provided by our Parks & Recreation Department.

Macomb County PreSchool Fair: Click here for details.

With Washington Bulldog Pride,

Dana Hepner, Principal