USD 108 has a opening for a Custodial Assistant to help nights and weekends at ball games and other events. http://www.usd108.org/employment-opportunities--126
Get your tickets now for the November 14 and 17th production of the Beverly Hillbillies from these cast members: Abi Sawin, Kobe Hoover, Jaise Chandler, Garrett Kohlmeyer, Jack Gilliam, Mia Cardenas, Kody Helms, Jake Toole, Shailyn Zenger, Racheal Craig, Emma Portenier, Chase Riley, Crystal Crocker, Laura Skupa, Britany Metz, Julisa Martinez, Kirsten Ouellette, Kady Toole
Thursday's Stand Up To Bullying theme is "Team Up Against Bullying" (wear your favorite team shirt). Students are to pack their Halloween costumes to change into before the parade. The parade starts at 2:15.
Varsity scholars bowl takes 2nd at Beloit tournament!!
Wednesday's Stand Up to Bulluying theme is "Walk in Someone Else's Shoes" ( gender swap clothing).
Tuesday's Stand Up To Bullying theme is "You Be You" (dress up as what you want to be when you grow up).
WCES starts Stand Up To Bullying Week tomorrow. Monday's theme is Help Others Achieve Their Dreams (pajama clothing)
5th graders... dont forget your leaves for art tomorrow!!
Halloween entry forms for the elementary parade next Thursday, October 31 are due tomorrow Friday. Please return to your child’s classroom teacher. Over 15 local businesses are participating.
The 7th Grade Girls Art Class finished their first Independent Project last week. See all their pieces, including "Crocs" by Addy Goeckel here: https://www.artsonia.com/museum/gallery.asp?project=1841631
Lady tigers lose in first round of regionals to frankfort.
Fundamentals of Art students finished their first High School art project on Friday. All projects were created in pencil. See all their projects, like "Grandfather" by Kady Toole here: https://www.artsonia.com/museum/gallery.asp?project=1840020
The Comprehensive Art Students have had a great start to the school year - like this "Ode to Norman" by Junior Racheal Craig. Check out all their projects from the first 9 weeks here: https://www.artsonia.com/museum/gallery.asp?project=1806692
5th Grade Art HOMEWORK - it's time for Leaf Bowls! Please bring a large leaf (size of your hand is good - please not much larger or smaller) to art class on Thursday, October 24. Try to choose one that still has some life left - the brittle ones are very hard to work with. Feel free to bring a few extra.
Tiger volleyball ends TVL tournament in 7th. Losses to Centralia, close to Frankfort and to Wetmore.
The 6th Annual FBLA & Chamber of Commerce Elementary Halloween downtown parade will take place October 31st after school. Forms are being sent home today with students. The Chamber businesses are excited to see our students in costume. Forms are due by Friday, Oct 25.
BVL Volleyball Tournament - 10/21/2019 hosted by Clifton-Clyde Schools. Our #2 Tiger Team plays their first match at 5pm at CCHS against #7 Blue Valley. This tournament will end the 2019 season for our JH Tiger Volleyball Team. Printable Bracket here: https://5il.co/avc5
Tiger Volleyball is in action at the League Tournament this Saturday in Onaga. The Lady Tigers would love your support in the stands! Tournament starts at 9am and the Tigers are on the court at 10:00am, 1:00pm and 2:00pm with semi-finals and finals following! Admission is Adults- $6.00, Students K-12- $4.00 No passes will be accepted at the tournament. Can't wait to see you there!
Washington County Family and Consumer Sciences Culinary Class version of CHOPPED Challenge was a huge hit! In third place with Best Dessert: Joy and Jenae! Second place overall meal goes to: Julisa and Evan! And First place honors go to : Kori, Britany, and Chloe! Thank you to our judges: Tiffany, Terry and Elizabeth!! Also thank you to our sponsor: SSG Nicholas Garcia with the Army National Guard!
Blood drive TODAY! Please stop by the high school if able to give. We will work you in!
JV Volleyball has a tough night at Valley Heights... losing in 3 to Frankfort. In 2 close games to Valley Heights and in 2 to Hanover. Fought hard!
Blood Drive held at WCHS on Tuesday, October 15. Please call the school to schedule an appointment if you are able to donate. Thank you!!!
Varsity and JV volleyball both beat Troy and Axtell and fall to Hanover at the Axtell quad.
The Learning Cooperative of North Central Kansas is looking for a Washington County High School Special Education Paraeducator. For more information and to apply please use the link. https://usd333.tedk12.com/hire/ViewJob.aspx?JobID=131
Varsity volleyball places 3rd in Onaga tournament... beating wetmore in w and losing to Blue Valley in 3.
Onaga tourney update: Cteam lost in three to Frankfort. Won in 3 over Blue Valley then lost in 2 to Nemaha Central. Varsity beat Onaga in 3. Lost to Frankfort in 2 and lost in 2 to Wabaunsee... 2 more games for the varsity.
Washington Co. 50 Lincoln 6
Voting for Vans Contest made easier! JRWCHS – https://custom-culture.vans.com/design?submission_id=277363 MHWCHS - https://custom-culture.vans.com/design?submission_id=231907 AJKS - https://custom-culture.vans.com/design?submission_id=227663 AMWCHS - https://custom-culture.vans.com/design?submission_id=289041 GKWCHS - https://custom-culture.vans.com/design?submission_id=289157 EPlpc - https://custom-culture.vans.com/design?submission_id=210371 ARWCHS - https://custom-culture.vans.com/design?submission_id=232615 Simply click on the username you want to vote for and you’ll be right on the page you need to be to vote. It’s just one vote per day but you can vote from multiple computers. PLEASE VOTE – we need a lot more votes to make it to the next level of judging! Thanks to those of you who voted!
The Vans shoe design contest opened for voting today. We have 7 high school students who have entered and THEY NEED YOUR HELP to get to the next level of judging. Voting is open from October 1 to October 13th only. Go to www.custom-culture.vans.com and click on the yellow “Vote Now” button. Then scroll down a bit (past the meet our judges) to the box that says “Search by username”. Type in the username of the student you wish to vote for (usernames are listed under the student’s design on the flyer). Now Vote! You can only vote once a day BUT you can vote from different machines – computer, phone, laptop, tablet, etc. Please share this with family and friends and vote often!! Thanks for your help!
The 5th graders entries into the Keep It Clean Kansas Calendar Contest are on their way. Check out all their drawings here: https://www.artsonia.com/museum/gallery.asp?project=1824638
Washington Co 24 Stockton 20
Tonight's home football game will start around 7:15 or 7:30. Stockton's bus had a breakdown.
JH JV makes short work of both Blue Valley and Luckey tonight in straight sets. Way to go girls.
The 7th Grade Girls Art Class completed their first projects today - oil pastel landscapes. See all of them by clicking here: https://www.artsonia.com/museum/gallery.asp?project=1820184
Tiger Varsity volleyball loses to Wetmore and Valley Heights in two sets each.
Tiger JV beats Wetmore and Valley Heights in 2 sets each.
C team defeats Valley Heights 25-14, 25 -21
Reminder: Scholastic Book orders are due tomorrow. Books can be ordered on-line at www.scholastic.com/bookclubs. Please use the classroom code GXPF2. This will tie your order to the correct account so it can be processed. The order will be submitted on Thursday so please order by Wednesday evening. Students brought flyers home and books can be ordered that way also.
HS Volleyball at Valley Heights 9/24 Schedule. COURT A: 5pm - VHHS vs Wetmore -Varsity 6pm - Wetmore vs WCHS -Varsity 7pm - VHHS vs WCHS -Varsity COURT B 3:45 - VHHS vs WCHS -C-Team 5pm - VHHS vs Wetmore -JV 6pm - Wetmore vs WCHS -JV 7pm - VHHS vs WCHS -JV
Washington County 62 Valley Falls 36
The phones at the schools are currently not working. We are working on the problem and hoping to have it solved soon. We apologize for any inconvenience.
Tigers defeat Linn in 3... 25-18... 18-25, 20- 25
Tiger volleyball loses in 2 sets.to Centralia....25 - 15, 25 - 18
Jv volleyball loses to Linn in 3 sets. 25-18, 23 -25, 15 - 10.
Community service day is tomorrow (Tuesday) for students in grades 9-12. Please send work gloves with students and rakes if possible. We will be visible in all 5 towns of the district. Many students will be painting, help them plan accordingly.
Washington County Elementary teachers hope you and your child will attend our Dancing with Math night tomorrow night starting at 6:30. It will be a fun and informative evening.
Lady Tigers win last 2 games of tourney beating Onaga 25-17, 25 -18 and DWest 25-17, 25-15.
Lady Tigers lose to Frankfort in a hard fought 3...25-10, 13-25, 23-25
Lady Tigers fall to Jackson Heights first game of Frankfort Tourney 25-17, 25-14
Thunder Ridge 54 Washington Co 0
Jr High volleyball ‘B’ team lost to Hanover 13-25, 9-25
Jr High Volleyball ‘A’ team lost to Hanover in three sets. 25-9, 24-26, 12-15
JH Volleyball at Linn 9/12 Old Gym (If match is done in 2 we will play ahead) 4:00 - Linn A vs Hanover A 5:00 - Washington A vs Hanover A 6:00 - Linn B vs Hanover B 7:00 - Washington B vs Hanover B
Jv volleyball beats Onaga in 2 sets.
Varsity volleyball falls to Hanover in 3 very close sets!
JV volleyball beats Hanover in 3 sets... Varsity beats Onaga in 3.
C team... lost first set 25 to 21 and won second set 30 to 28!! Great comeback!!
Reminder for 5th grade Parents. Little Caesar's Pizza forms are due tomorrow, Wednesday, September 11. Please make sure your child has their completed form along with the all collected money to bring to school Wednesday.
The Graphic Design class has finished their first project - a personal logo - check them all out here: https://www.artsonia.com/museum/gallery.asp?project=1809179
Washington Co Jr High loses a tough one 30-16 vs Onaga
C Team battled but came up just short 11-25, 17-25 against Onaga
WS Co B Team vb started their season with a comeback win against Onaga B Team. 9-25, 25-17, 25-10. Way to go Tigers!!!
The next set of sports buttons completed today. Get yours for $4.50. Email Mrs. Bruna, firstname.lastname@example.org to get yours today.
5th graders... don't forget you need to brainstorm a calendar idea with a parent and bring a sketch to class tomorrow.
All sophomore students and their parents will have a meeting on Monday, September 9, at 5:30 in the music room to discuss fundraising . All are encouraged to attend.
JH Volleyball 9/5 at Onaga 4:00 Onaga A vs Linn A & Onaga B vs Washington B 5:00 Onaga A vs Washington A & Onaga B vs Linn B 6:00 Onaga B vs Washington B/C & Onaga C vs Linn C
Volleyball was in Frankfort tonight. Varsity beat Frankfort in 3 games and lost to Valley Heights in a hard fought 3 games. JV beat Frankfort.in 2 and also lost to Valley Heights in 3. C team lost to Frankfort in 2 games.
Fifth grade band open house is tonight. Parents and students can come anytime between 5:00 and 7:00 p.m.
Look at these cool sports buttons! Parents are sporting them at the hs volleyball matches today and will be at the jh games this week. Email email@example.com to get yours. Cost is $4.50.
Reminder: 5th graders have homework in Art - Due Thursday! Questions? Contact Mrs. Toole at firstname.lastname@example.org
K-12 Parents - Please have your child wear their new Tiger shirts to school tomorrow (Friday). We will be taking an all school picture.
Sports buttons are ready for purchase. Here is the example of the volleyball buttons. Cost is $4.50 a piece. Email Mrs. Bruna at email@example.com to purchase. This is a joint project of FBLA & Art Club.
5th GRADE BAND PARENTS There were two different dates on the form that was sent out to you. The 5th Grade Band Parent Meeting/Instrument Show is on Tuesday, September 3rd. Sorry for any confusion. See you on the 3rd, Mrs. Heuer
8/30/19 is the DEADLINE for Chromebook Insurance. We have had some confusion with this. G4 is JHHS and G5 is Elem. However if it is done backwards it will still work for your child's device. https://gpo.worthavegroup.com/gpo/washington108
Vi Wilkinson’s family just donated the rocking chair and lamp that were given to her upon her retirement from Washington Schools. Vi served as clerk from 1969 to 1993. These items will be a great addition to our high school library and will remind so many of us of our times here with Vi. Thank you for the wonderful donation.
The next Early Childhood Child Find Screening will be August 30 8:30am at St. Augustine's Catholic Church, 410 B St, Washington. Additional screening dates and information is available here: http://www.usd108.org/early-childhood-child-find-screenings
2019 Graduated seniors may pick up last year's yearbook in the art room this Monday and Tuesday from 8am to noon. Only 2019 seniors please. All other students will receive theirs the first week of school.
Parent Advisory meeting tonight at 5:30 in the high school library. Everyone is welcome!
Our thoughts are with Dale “The Bookman” Taskinen after the loss of his father. Dale has donated so many books to both of our libraries and we want to let him know that he and his family will be in our thoughts.
Thank you to whomever left the box of books, that included Dan Brown books, in the high school library. They will be appreciated!
If your child is signed up to go to the Royals trip on Tuesday, July 30th we will be leaving the elementary school at 1;00 p.m. Please make sure your child has a packed supper which we will eat before entering the game. If your child would like anything during the game, they need to bring money. Please contact the school if you have any questions.
NEW IMMUNIZATION REQUIREMENTS FOR THE 19-20 SCHOOL YEAR. This affects incoming Kindergartners, 1st, 7th & 11th graders. https://5il.co/8vlr
We are bringing home 2 awards!!!! Congratulations to Jake Toole for placing 3rd in Cybersecurity and Addi Mann for placing 7th in Database Design & Applications! Mrs. Bruna is so proud of them. Sean Bruna has been representing our school and Kansas while completing his state officer duties. Other competitors were Tyler Nelson, Kirsten Ouellette, and McKenzie Metz. Everyone has learned much about themselves and traveling.
Just a quick reminder that the FCCLA Freezer Meal order for next week is due TODAY.
The DARE Royals trip has changed again due to a conflict for many students. The NEW date is Tuesday, July 30th. Departure time will be at 1:30 p.m. from the elementary school. You must call the Washington County Sheriff's Office by July 15th at 785-325-2293 to reserve a ticket for your child, even if you called for the previous scheduled game.
USD 108 has a part time employment opportunity for a director for the new, after school and summer school program, The Infinity Project 21st Century Community Learning Center. For more information: http://www.usd108.org/employment-opportunities--126
The 5th Grade DARE Royals trip has been rescheduled for July 12th. The itinerary has stayed the same. This means departure will be at 1:30 p.m. from the school. Please call the Washington County Sheriff's Office if your child plans to go (785-325-2293 ext. 2).
ALL WC JH & HS students who will participate in PE classes or any any athletic practices/events (including cheer and dance) during the 19-20 school year need to have a KSHSAA physical form and Concussion form filled out BEFORE participation. Link to forms: http://5il.co/4jvn
Head lice don't take summer off! Camps and sleepovers increase the chances of head lice. Specifically, DIRECT head to head contact increases head lice. Encourage your children to wear their hair up, ponytails, braids, etc. As an added precaution, buy your child their own ball helmet. Check your child's head at least once a week. Please read the following article from the American Academy of Pediatrics. Be responsible, notify any contacts your child has had. https://www.healthychildren.org/English/health-issues/conditions/from-insects-animals/Pages/Signs-of-Lice.aspx
The State Track and Field meet has been delayed yet again. We will hear the next announcement at 4:30. At this time, Camryn has qualified for finals tomorrow, Wyatt is sitting first in triple jump with the second flight yet to jump, Sean has thrown 1 throw in discus, and we are all soaking wet!
The 5th Grade DARE Kansas City Royals game trip has been cancelled for today. If it is rescheduled you will be notified as soon as possible.
Check out the WCES Year in Review Video for 2018-2019. Sorry, I could not add music to this video. Click on this link: https://youtu.be/ijaguWfLUks
WCES wants to encourage every student to read over the summer. That is why every student went home with a new book on the last day of school. If the student reads the book and does a drawing, summary, or other activity about the book, then brings it to school in the fall, the student will get a reward.
WCES has some fun afternoon activities planned on our last day for our students. We need students to wear RED shirts if they are in Mrs. Cecrle, Mrs. Frager, Mrs. McClure, Mrs. Goeckel, or Mrs. Bruna's class. We need students to wear BLACK shirts if they are in Mrs. Peters, Mrs. Gauby, Mrs. Rundle, Mrs. Baker, or Mrs. Keesecker's class. Thank you!
USD 108 is seeking applications for a Non-Licensed Tradesman. This is a 40 hour/week job all year. Contact Dan at 785-325-2261x249 with questions. Deadline is June 7 2019 More information: http://www.usd108.org/employment-opportunities--126
Congrats to Octavien for completing the Tiger Marathon!
Washington County Schools USD 108 has TWO openings for Elementary Teacher Aides for the 2019-2020 school year. Contact Amy Hoover at 785-325-2261x2 with questions. Position is open until filled. EOE More information: http://www.usd108.org/employment-opportunities--126
Washington County FFA Chapter Banquet - Wednesday, May 15th at 7:00pm in High School Gym. FFA Members and parents, Faculty and Staff, School Board Members, and FFA Alumni Members are invited to attend. Meal begins at 7:00pm!
If your elementary student received a book return notice that said that the book or replacement money was due today, (Monday), please make sure you get the book or the money sent with them on Tuesday. I am needing to inventory the books ASAP. Thank you, Mrs. Nelson
This Thursday is our cookout and Tiger Relays. We are asking anyone who is eating at the cookout to reserve your spot by this Wednesday at 9:00 a.m. You can call the office at 785-325-2261, ext 2. The cost of the meal is $3.50. The cookout will be on the elementary playground. The Kindergarten, first, and second grade students will be eating at 11:00 and the third, fourth, fifth, and sixth grade students will be eating at 11:30 on Thursday. If you do plan to eat at the cookout, you may bring a blanket to sit on. If you are unable to sit on the ground, there will be foldout chairs available. Tiger Relays will start at 12:30 p.m. Hope to see you Thursday.
Attention incoming and current Kindergarten parents: Incoming Kindergarten students will visit our school from 9:00 a.m. to 10:00 a.m. this Monday (May 13th). The current Kindergarten students need to arrive at 12:00 (already fed lunch) and will have their field trip.
FBLA has Casey's cards for sale as a fundraiser for nationals. $20 for each card & it has no expiration date. How does the card work? You receive a FREE medium single topping pizza with the purchase of any large specialty pizza. The card has 10 punches, you can do this 10 times. Contact Michelle Bruna if you are interested. firstname.lastname@example.org or 785-325-2261 ext 102
Today... Wednesday.... is the LAST DAY to get a yearbook for only $40.... great deal!!!
FFA Plant & FBLA Bake Sale this Saturday, May 4th 8-10am inside the Washington County Ag Shop. Buy some vegetable & flower plants, sweets (pies, kolaches, cinnamon rolls, etc), and support our students and their goals.
Congratulations to the April Be Tiger Strong (United) winners: (L to R) Spencer Kern, Clayton Strunk, Libby Earhart, Emma Hiltgen, Kate Nutsch, Aubrie Kearn, Jonah Yungeberg, Chayse Gross, Madison Hayman, Michael Peterson, Jacob Elliott, Garrison Sand, Jesse Hoover, Jayden Laflen, Noah Hoover, Ember Taylor, Makenna Elliott.
Elementary students need to wear their "Be TIger Strong" shirts tomorrow.
The West Elementary parking lot will be closed tomorrow for resurfacing. Please drop of students in the south parking lot.
Last Chance Yearbook Sale until May 1st! Only $40. Forms are in the office. NEW - yearbook has a website. You can find out if your student has a book already or order online with a credit card plus more - check it out! https://wchsyearbook00.wixsite.com/yearbook
Just a reminder....FCCLA Recognition and Installation is tonight at 7pm in the high school library.
We have symptoms of fifths disease in school. It starts with cold/allergy symptoms, maybe a fever. A few days later, the student might break out with a rash. The cheeks are usually red, there is a fine lacy rash on the arms, legs, torso. The student is no longer contagious once the rash starts. There is more information on the CDC website. https://www.cdc.gov/parvovirusb19/fifth-disease.html
Juniors: Prom cleanup begins promptly at 1pm in east gym. Parents who did NOT help with food, dance, or banquet cleanup are asked to help. There will be food at the end.
Prom promenade: Due to the rain forecasted for this evening, prom promenade will be in the HIGH SCHOOL gymnasium starting promptly at 7:30pm. Parents, patrons and guests please park and enter the high school on the east side and students park and enter from the south side.
At a special board meeting on Tuesday. April 2, the USD 108 Board of Education voted to support the students and staff by entering the KSDE Redesign process. We are nervous, but so, so excited to see what the future holds for our kids! #KSDERedsign. #KStothemoon
Washington County Elementary School students donated many items to Blue Valley Community Action Partnership in Fairbury to help Nebraska flood victims. Our school donated 653 items. Our community also helped with this service project by donating $1275 and $65 in gift cards. Thank you WCES students and community for your generosity.
Reminder: PowerZone Summer Parent meeting is tonight at 7:00 p.m. in the Elementary Library. Program info, important dates and activity selections will be available. Looking forward to seeing parents tonight.
Juniors and parents: we could use help qith decorating! We are at the east elementary gym.
Body Venture is coming to our school Tuesday April 2nd. Area K-5 students will be joining us to learn about healthy habits while traveling through this exciting display. If you can help with set-up Monday from 3:30-5:30, please contact Lisa Ouellette at school, or by phone at 785-747-6843. To see Body Venture in action or to learn more about Body Venture, click on the link below or visit www.Bodyventure.org. https://youtu.be/s6LSBmPkK_U
Coach Romeiser took several students to the Powerlifting competition at Soloman HS Saturday, March 30. Grace won 1st in bench, 2nd in cleans & squats. She was also 2nd overall in her weight class. Kope won 2nd in cleans and was 3rd overall in his weight class. Sean placed 1st in squats, 2nd in cleans and was 2nd overall in his weight class. Both Tyler and Garrett had knee injuries last fall so they were not able to lift like they usually can. I am really proud of all of them!- Coach Romo
Congratulations to the March Tiger Award Winners for Responsibility. They are Natalya Almendarez, Mackenzie Goodwin, Rylan Willbrant, Emma Cordry, Konner Chandler, Will Otott, Rowley Keesecker, Emma Hammersmith, Whitney Jueneman, Beckett Dusin, Carrah Miller, Kelly Annunziato, Kale Miller, Hayden Englert, Gavyn LeDuc, Braylen Meier, Gavin McClellan (not pictures Amaya Hasenkamp)
The Junior high track meet scheduled at Washington for today has been cancelled. Make up date information will be sent at a later time.
The High School track meet scheduled for today at Frankfort has been postponed. The makeup date is unknown at this time. The Junior high track meet scheduled at Washington today is still going on. Bring your rain coats!!
WCES has been given the opportunity to help our neighbor state, Nebraska, during this very difficult time. Thanks to Natosha Hevelone for organizing this event and for partnering with Blue Valley Community Action Partnership in Nebraska. We will have a competition between grades on raising the most items. Items can be brought to school until March 29th. Thank you for your support.
Here’s another big thank you to the Zenger Family for donating another box of books to the high school library!
Scholars Bowl Potluck for HS/JH Scholar Bowl members and their families! When: This Friday, March 22 at 6:00pm Where: WCHS Cafeteria Bring: Please bring a main dish and a dessert OR side. Drinks, plates, cups, and utensils be provided. We’ll have some fun awards and then play a little tournament. 7th graders against their parents. 8th graders against their parents. High School Jr. Varsity against their parents. High School Varsity against their parents. Please RSVP with how many are coming to Mrs. Toole by Thursday night at 9pm. email@example.com or 785-406-0497 We’ll also have a shirt design there for all scholar bowlers that you can sign up and pay for IF you’d like one (not required.) Shirts will be $8 each.
Wednesday, March 20 is a late start day for students. School will start at 10:00 a.m. No breakfast will be served and buses will run accordingly.
Prom is less than a month away! Informative letters about prom details was placed in the mail today for seniors, juniors and prom servers. To attend prom, a student must be eligible with grades and be in good standing with attendance.
TONIGHT! Parent-Advisory Meeting on Wed March 6 – Important One! We will be covering upcoming KAP Assessments; March 20th Late Start Info; Tiger Extravaganza on Thurs, March 21 and End of Year Calendar. We will be meeting at 5:30PM in the Library.
Tomorrow is our last day for Dr. Seuss Week. The theme is "I Do Not Want to Get Up Today." Wear pajamas and bring a pillow.
Tomorrow is Wacky Wednesday. Wear your wackiest outfit. But along with your wackiest outfit, make sure to have coats, gloves, and stocking hats because we will be going outside on Wednesday and Thursday.
PowerZone summer forms are due this Thursday, March 7.
The NHS induction is cancelled for today? It will be Monday night at seven.
February Be Tiger Strong Awards - KINDNESS (L to R) Aviana Hertz, Lillly Buchli, Seth White, Cayden Meadows, Kenzie Baker, Sophia Hiltgen, Madison Thompson, Alyssa Jueneman, Ryan Sawin, Charlie Bruna, Jacob Brennan, Jesse Pesina, Keira Cordry, Saige Swaim, Bentley Stallbaumer, Christopher Kern, and Nora Brabec (not pictured Atticus Jensen)
No junior high or high school track practice this Friday, March 1, 2019!
Our kids are tired of indoor recess. We are going to go outside on Thursday and Friday. Please make sure kids bring hats, coats, and gloves. If they have snow boots, they can play in the snow.
Washington County Band Boosters The Washington County Band Students and I would like to thank all of the Band Booster Parents for providing snacks for the students for after the games. The students truly appreciate having something there for them after they have worked so hard performing. Also, a BIG THANK YOU to all of the individuals who donated instruments to the WCHS Music Dept. this year so that all of our 5th and 6th grade students would have something to play. There were a couple instruments that just showed up and we did not know who brought them in. So, thank you so much to everyone!! Cindy Heuer-Band Director
The NHS Induction Ceremony scheduled for Sunday 2/24 is rescheduled for Sunday March 3 at 2pm in the HS Library
Junior class parents: The cookie dough orders will be in today. Please help your student make sure the cookie dough is delivered tonight.
U.S.D. 108 will be closed on Wednesday, February 20th. Everyone stay safe and warm.
Powerzone for February 19, 2019 has been cancelled due to the impending weather.
Today’s scholars bowl 2/19 has been postponed due to weather later in the day. We will let you know when we have a rescheduled date.
WCHS boys play at WCHS tomorrow-Tuesday. This game was previously scheduled for 7 PM. IT HAS BEEN CHANGED TO 6 PM. This is their first round regional game.
WCHS girls play tonight - Monday - at Randolph at 7 PM. This is 1st round Regionals.
USD 108 will NOT have school today, Friday, February 15th.
To allow some more time for the anticipated weather to arrive and to see exactly how bad it will be, USD 108 will have a 2 hour late start on Friday, February 15. No breakfast. Buses will run accordingly. Stay tuned for possible closure.
Another big thanks to the Goodwin Family for donating books for the elementary library and Power Zone! They will be greatly appreciated!
Regional Basketball Brackets are online. Boys: http://www.kshsaa.org/public/ScoreCenter/Brackets/Basketball/1ARegional.cfm?Activity=2&WeekID=3239 Girls: http://www.kshsaa.org/public/ScoreCenter/Brackets/Basketball/1ARegional.cfm?Activity=2&WeekID=3248
Teacher Job Openings - HS Math Teacher and JH/HS Social Science Teacher http://washingtoncountyks.apptegy.us/o/washington-county/page/employment-opportunities--126?mode=edit
The 2nd and 3rd grade music program has been moved to tomorrow night, Thursday, February 14th due to weather forecast on Friday and Regional basketball next week. The program will be at 7:00 p.m. in the elementary gym.
The 2019-2020 District Calendar was approved at the BOE Meeting 2/11/2019, This calendar is a one page PDF. https://5il.co/6j9k
WCHS Basketball Tues 2/12 St. John's Gym 4:45 JV boys followed by 1/2 C team boys High School 4:45 JV Girls followed by Varsity girls and Varsity boys
USD 108. El martes 12 de febrero tendremos un inicio tardío, comenzando a las 10:00 a.m.
Due to the possibility of icy weather conditions, all USD 108 after school and evening activities have been cancelled for today. The 2nd and 3rd grade music program has been rescheduled for this Friday, February 15th at 7:00 p.m.
Tiger boys basketball wind 69 to 61
Tiger bball girls win against Axtell 46-32.
ATTENTION!! Did you know USD 108 Washington County now has a Twitter account! If you follow Twitter, please join us at @usd108tigers. Bringing relevant information to our parents and patrons is one of our goals. I hope you find this Twitter account helpful.
Because of the weather, the BVL tournament dates have been changed. Below is the Updated Brackets for the BVL tournament. https://5il.co/6gtn
USD108 will be starting two hours late today 2/7. No breakfast will be served. No morning preschool. Buses will run accordingly.
Due to possible bad weather, there will not be parent advisory tonight. Thank you and stay safe.
Here’s a big “Thank You” to the Finlayson Family for donating 8 books to the elementary library!
Congratulations to these students for receiving the January Be Tiger Strong Award (Persistent). (Left to Right) Monte Huckett, Leslye Martinez, Carter Cole, Heston Larsen, Carter Baker, Macey Linck, Jonathan Wright, Tristan Bonar, Hayden Lohse, Oriana Cardenas-Eppens, Macie Gepner, Jacob Elliott, Korey Nutsch, Joree Bentz, Reid Scheer, Collin McClure (not pictured Addy Goeckel, Roberto Martinez, and Kuri Wright)
Reminder that 4th and 5th grades need a sack lunch tomorrow to take to Lincoln Symphony.
Junior High BVL Basketball Tournament begins TODAY 2/4 at Blue Valley. WC Boys AND Girls both play at 4:45pm today. Brackets are here: https://5il.co/6eg0
The WCHS Varsity Scholars Bowl team ended their season with a 3rd place finish at the Regional tournament held at Blue Valley High School on Thursday, January 31. The regional saw 14 area teams competing in 2 rounds. WCHS placed 2nd in their pool with a 6-1 record. In the finals that included 6 teams, WCHS tied for 2nd, but because of a loss in head to head play they took home 3rd place. Results were 1) Valley Falls 2) Frankfort 3) Washington County. Congratulations to the team on a great season!!!
Elementary students remember to wear your Be Tiger Strong shirts to school tomorrow (Friday). We will be doing our Persistence awards and have a fun filled afternoon to wrap up Kindness week.
K-6 Parents - Please support the food drive going on this week during the Great Kindness Challenge. Right now we have less than 200 items of food and we are trying to get over 1200 items. Thanks for your support!
Tiger Girls lose to Hanover 39-53.
Junior high girls win 35-19 over Linn.
Special recognition of our Tiger GRANDPARENTS-Tuesday, January 29th between the girls and boys Varsity games! Please spread the word and help us thank our grandparents for all their support!
USD 108 will be closing school at 12:30 today Thurs 1/24. Country roads are beginning to drift shut and we want to make sure our students are able to get home safely. No practice. No PowerZone. No afternoon preschool.
Wednesday 1/23 breakfast and lunch will be served on Thurs. 1/24 Breakfast breakfast pizza fruit, fresh or canned fruit juice lowfat or fat-free milk Lunch cheese breadstick corn fruit, fresh or canned brownie spaghetti sauce lowfat or fat-free milk
No school at USD 108 Wednesday, January 23. Stay safe.
Due to the decreasing weather conditions, USD 108 will dismiss school at 12:30 today 1/22. Buses will run at that time. There will be no afternoon preschool. No practices. No ball games. No PowerZone.
USD 108 is in session. If parents are choosing to keep their child(ren) at home, the absence or tardy will be excused as long as a parent contacts the school. Please keep phones nearby today to be notified for any changes.
7th grade parents: Tomorrow night is our concession stand! Please check your schedules, make sure your child knows if they are working. Please check to see if you’re available to help as well!
Tues TVL results WCHS Girls beat Onaga 55- 19 WCHS boys lost to Centralia in overtime 65-68
TVL- WCHS Girls will play at Centralia HS Tues, Jan 15 3:30PM and Thurs, Jan 17 3:30PM WCHS Boys will play all games at Frankfort HS Tues, Jan 15 4:45PM vs Centralia Win OR Lose BOYS will play on Wed 1/16 4PM Win OR Lose BOYS will play on Thurs 1/17 at 2:30 or 4:00 or 7:30
TVL basketball for Saturday, January 12 has been cancelled. We will be informed when we play our first games later on.
The Varsity team competed in their home tournament on Thursday, January 10 in a 20 team invitational. The team went 7- and 2 and tied for second but didn’t advance out of pool play because of head to head play. Congrats to these players on a great meet: Senior Malari L’Ecuyer, Juniors Jake Toole, Julisa Martinez and Kody Helms, and Freshman Laura Skupa.
Wow! What a great school and community we have! It took 45 people to run off today’s meet and every one of them did a great job. We had students, teachers, administrators, alumni and community members all there to help make this 20 team tournament a success. Your help and support was greatly appreciated!! THANK YOU!!!
HS BB 1/8/2019 v Clifton-Clyde 4:45 JV Boys HS Gym (5 min half) 6:00 Varsity Girls in HS Gym - followed by Varsity boys 6:00 ½ C Boys West Gym JV Girls (Full Game) West gym after the Varsity girls game
The 3rd-6th grade students enjoyed caroling yesterday. Enjoy the videos. 6th Grade - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8eMzGyRQamg 5th Grade - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jMecO6yNczg 4th Grade - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RIl0Wz0AXQ4&t=5s 3rd Grade - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_53DdpnBJYc
December (Unselfish) Be Tiger Strong Award (Left to Right) Ryan Ditmars, Anna L'Ecuyer, Sophie Buchli, Shevy Swaim, Garrison Sand, Karsen Laflen, Charlie Bruna, Aaliyah Sufi, Rowley Keesecker, Brecklyn Beikmann, Tanner Baker, Konner Chandler, Destyni Novak, Madisyn Lohse, Whitney Jueneman, Garrett Hill, Kenzie Baker
JV girls lose 13-42
Last chances to have the HS Cheerleaders help you with your gift wrapping needs! Drop your gifts off either tonight at the home JH BB Games or tomorrow at the HS BB Games. We will be wrapping gifts til Dec 20. Email firstname.lastname@example.org on how we can best help you.
Varsity boy win over Centralia 48-41
JV boys lose to Centralia 29-56.
A little fun between classes today! Check out the video on youtube. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DqXPEJI-Csk
Christmas Yearbook Sale - One Day Only! Friday, December 14th... The 2019 (this year's and the 2018 (last year's) book is only $42. Plus the 2008-2017 books are only $20! Take all past books home with you or get a certificate for the 2019 book perfect for a stocking!! Order forms are in the office or at the Yearbook table in the HS lobby at the Bball game!! https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=sICgR8dXVNM
Parents of 7th graders, Tuesday night 12/18, we are doing concessions. We really need parent volunteers for second shift! Please check your schedules and see if you can help!
JH BB 12/13 If the schedule of the games is not posted on Live Feed or Facebook it is probably posted in the Events Calendar on our district website. --- www.usd108.org - Menu - Events
Button orders received by Mrs. Bruna by noon Friday, December 14, will be available for pickup at that night's game. Payment due at pickup. Email email@example.com today to have a button made of your favorite basketball player!
The PTO Book Fair is open and ready for customers. Come visit us and purchase some great gifts for kids. The book fair will be open until after the 5th/6th/JH/HS Winter Concert.
At the December 10 board of education meeting, the BOE unanimously approved two Late Starts for the second semester of school. Wednesday. March 20. 2019 and Wednesday. April 17 2019 are the designated days. Buses will run and school will start 2 hours late. There will be no breakfast served and no morning preschool. These late starts will allow staff uninterrupted time to work on various curriculum issues such as MTSS, curriculum alignment - both horizontally and vertically, interpreting testing data, and other various tasks. This is valuable time for our staff to be able to deliver the best educational experience for your children. We appreciate your cooperation .
If you are looking for 2018/2019 Tiger basketball apparel with this logo, click on this link http://www.idntiteez.com/washingtontigers. After you submit an order, they will prepare the order and send directly to your house with a shipping fee or you can choose to have it shipped to the high school for free but you will have to pick up from the high school.
WCHS Girls won 3rd place in the Thunderbird Invitational Tournament with a win over Pike Valley!!
Thunderbird invitational tournament schedule for Saturday, December 8. Girls play Pike Valley at 3 o’clock. Boys play Rock Hills at 7:30
Here’s a big “Thank You” to everyone who picked out books and made donations tonight! The students will be thrilled to be able to get new books. Also, a special thanks to my die-hard trio of workers for all their help. I couldn’t have done it without Allie Rumsey, Bethanie Cooper, and Parker Winslow!
Varsity boys win over Wakefield 53-29
Varsity girls for the win over Wakefield. 53-35
JV girls for the win against Wakefield. 32-14
Let the HS Cheerleaders help you with your gift wrapping needs! You may drop your gifts off with us during the HS Basketball Game against Wakefield (12/7) to have them wrapped for you over the weekend. We have wrapping paper available or you may provide your own. The cost is a free will donation. Contact firstname.lastname@example.org for gift drop off/ pick up needs.
Don’t forget to check out the discarded library book carts at the games tonight! Pick a book or a few, donate some cash, and we can buy new books that the students are wanting. We will be in the main lobby starting at 5:00! See you there!
Don’t forget to come check out our discarded book selection at the ballgames tomorrow night. We will be in the front lobby with books about cooking, motorcycles, sports, traveling, Kansas, the Arts, and including series of books about The Wild West, The Vietnam War, Abraham Lincoln, Mark Twain, Robert E. Lee, The Unexplained, and many many more books. Funds donated will help us buy new books that the students and teachers want. Hope to see you here!
Varsity boys win 57-19 over Onaga
Varsity girls win 32-17 over Onaga
JV boys win 46-26