Dave Sextro, Superintendent Retirement Party PDF Print E-mail
Monday, July 19 2010 09:03

A nice get together of family, friends and co-workers was held on Tuesday, June 22 honoring Dave Sextro.  Dave retires from Washington Community Schools after serving as Superintendent for the past 2 years.   He contributed to our school district by emphasizing positive team building, controlling budget issues, cultivating public relations and addressing building needs.  Dave’s official last day was June 30.  Mr. Sextro plans to spend his time fishing, traveling and spending time with his family. Congratulations on your retirement Dave!  THANK YOU for all your hard work and dedication to our school district!

Future School Transformation PDF Print E-mail
Monday, July 19 2010 08:52

We are very excited about the transition of the Middle School & High School Buildings.  Although the switchover would not move students until the 2012/ 2013 school year; the preparation has already begun.  In the 2012/ 2013 school year the Middle School building would house grades 7-12 while the current high school would transform into the new Middle School and be done twelve months later.


The structure of the high school facility is very sound and durable.  We are proud of this historical landmark within the school district and the city of Washington.  Unfortunately, it is not adequate to house the high school grades and meet the complicated demands for a high school in today’s era.  We are pleased it would be a fantastic three-grade middle school facility.  The plan includes a complete gutting and restoration of the current interior while maintaining the historical and sound exterior.


With the economy, we are uniquely positioned for an affordable construction.  The bond issue for the new Middle School, to be presented in December or February, is the only project funded through a property tax assessment/bond issue.  The new High School is being funded by the local option sales tax.  We are very proud to have a sound business plan; one that capitalizes on our assets and controls budget.  The new Middle School plan gives our students a 21st century facility housed in a beautiful 19th century structure!

THANK YOU to our recently RETIRING Teachers! PDF Print E-mail
Thursday, June 24 2010 12:13

The Washington Community Schools would like to pay tribute and THANK our 4 teachers that have retired after the 2009/ 2010 school year.  It is through their hard work and dedication that our students have succeeded in education.  Retirees include: Peggy Basinger, Sharyl Frogge, Rebecca Harman and Robert Youngquist.

Our sincere appreciation and gratitude goes out to each and every one of you!  Thank you!

PowerSchool Parent Access PDF Print E-mail
Thursday, June 24 2010 09:52

NOTICE: PowerSchool Parent Access has been disabled for maintenance. Please check back in July for information on how to set up your new parent access account.

2010-2011 New Family Registration Day PDF Print E-mail
Tuesday, June 22 2010 08:46

2010-2011 New Family Registration Day

Tuesday August 10, 2010


Washington Community Schools will hold a registration day on Tuesday August 10, 2008 for families that are new to the district. Each building will be open from 10:00 am to 6:00 pm, with guidance counselors available, to assist new families in the registration process. Registration packets will be available to complete in each building. New families will need to register each student at the individual buildings but can pay at any school. Student registration for families currently in the district will be done again by mail-in this year.


Washington High School- Grades 10-12
313 South 4th Avenue
Washington, Iowa 52353


Washington Junior High- Grades 7-9
1111 South Avenue B
Washington, Iowa 52353


Lincoln Elementary- Grades 4-6
606 South 4th Avenue
Washington, Iowa 52353


Stewart Elementary- Grades K-3
821 North 4th Avenue
Washington, Iowa 52353

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