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                    A Message from
                    Principal Shirden

    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

    Catherine Petro, Secretary
    (203) 931 - 6880

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