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What's Up at Washington

NEW STUDENTS.

All students new to the West Haven School District should be formally registered at their incoming school. Call 203-937-4300 for information as to school assignments by home address. The District’s residency policy requires that all students, without exception, produce bona fide proof that they live in West Haven,.

As evidence of residency, the parent or legal guardian of each student must provide the school building administrator with the following most recent documents: Mortgage statement or lease provision, with landlord name and phone number; AND a current utility bill (phone, cell, cable, UI, gas, water).

 

Parents must accompany all new registrants who are under eighteen years of age. They are also required to present educational and health records obtained from the school that was previously attended.”


CLICK HERE to see photographs from Read Across America Day! On February 27th, 2019 the students and staff at Washington dressed as their favorite book characters or wore red/white to celebrate Dr. Seuss' birthday. 

RAAD


Congratulations to our very own Mrs. Baldwin (Grade 4 Teacher) for being selected as our SPOTLIGHT teacher. She was honored at the Board of Education meeting on February 4th, 2019. She was alongside five of her fourth grade students who modeled accountable talk for members to watch. Both Mrs. Baldwin and her students did an outstanding job. 


BOE

 

Welcome to Washington Elementary School!

Our Washington Elementary School teachers and support staff are dedicated to working together with the students and parents in our community.  The staff strives to challenge the students academically and socially to prepare them to be life-long learners. 

The teachers provide students with a rigorous curriculum which gives them an opportunity to read, write, speak, listen and think on a daily basis.  We are committed to teaching our students the principles of good citizenship, respect, integrity, responsibility, compassion, self-discipline, perseverance and acts of kindness. 

Washington Elementary School’s motto: “Washington School C.A.R.E.S.”

Commit to an ongoing education that promotes critical thinking, communication and problem solving

Advocate the development of student talent, as well as collaboration with parents and the local community

Reinforce the values of mutual respect, courtesy and appreciation for diversity

Encourage students to develop responsibility, accountability and self-discipline

Sympathize with students while learning, growing and succeeding together


Nuestros maestros de la escuela elemental Washington y personal de apoyo están comprometidos a trabajar juntos con los estudiantes y padres en nuestra comunidad. El personal se esfuerza por retar a los estudiantes académica y socialmente para prepararlos a ellos a que continúen aprendiendo a lo largo de su vida.

Los maestros proven a los estudiantes un currículo preciso el cual les da la oportunidad a leer, escribir, escuchar, y pensar diaramente. Estamos comprometidos en enseñarles a nuestros estudiantes los principios de cuidadanía, respeto, integridad, responsibilidad, compassion, autocontrol, perseverancia, y actos de bondad.

El lema de nuestra escuela elemental Washington: “La escuela Washington C.A.R.E.S.”

Comprometerse con el desarrollo de la educación que promueva el pensamiento crítico, comunicación, y resolver problemas.

Abogar por el desarrollo del talento del estudiante, asi como también colaborar con los padres y nuestra comunidad.

Reforzar los valores de respeto mutuo, cortesía, y apreciación por la diversidad.

Estimular a los estudiantes a desarrollar responsibilidad y disciplina.

Simpatizar con los estudiantes mientras están aprendiendo, creciendo, y teniendo éxito juntos.

Contact Information

Twana Shirden, Principal
twana.shirden @whschools.org

Catherine Petro, Secretary
(203) 931 - 6880

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    • Families with no health insurance are encouraged to contact the Hill Health Center in West Haven (203-503-3720) at anytime to learn about insurance options and receive free help in signing up. For info about HUSKY Health, visit huskyhealth.com. You can apply for HUSKY A or HUSKY B anytime.