Stewart Elementary School
Stewart: R-E-S-P-E-C-T PDF Print E-mail

Mrs. Allen’s second grace class, along with a group of Peer Helpers from the high school, taught Stewart Elementary students and staff what it means to be respectful during the monthly character assembly. The assembly included some time to dance and be silly as well. Who knew learning about respect could be so FUN? A big thank- you to the Peer Helpers for being great role models for the younger students!

Stewart: Buddy Bench PDF Print E-mail

Added to the playground this fall was the "Buddy Bench" made possible to us by the Washington County Riverboat Foundation & the Stewart Boosters. The "Buddy Bench" is a designated bench on the playground where students can sit if they are feeling lonely or need a friend. It encourages friendship and promotes positive character traits; allowing students to support their peers and reach out to one another. If a student sees a fellow classmate sitting on the bench, they can approach the student and ask them if they want to play or talk. Christian's Buddy Bench is a nationwide movement that you can read more about on . The idea came from an elementary student to help eliminate loneliness and foster friendship on the playground. Thanks again to all who made this possible and helped get the bench put together/ set up!!


Our most recent character assembly at Stewart Elementary focused on what it means to be TRUSTWORTHY. Students were taught the importance of being honest and being a good friend. On the flip side, they also were shown the consequences of being dishonest. The assembly ended with a friendly competition between Mr. Miller and Mr. Roth during a Minute-to-Win-It game where they had to be trusted to keep their eyes closed the entire time. What a fun way to learn about trustworthiness! Pictured here is Mrs. Murphy's class who helped out in the assembly.

The Book Fair Is Coming!! PDF Print E-mail

Stewart Elementary Library is once again hosting its annual book fair. The fair begins on October 15 and runs through October 21. If you can’t make it to the fair, please visit our online book fair. It is open until October 30. You can find all the details at:


Book Fair Hours:

8:30am-3:30pm on school days

4pm-8pm on October 16 & 21 during Parent-Teacher conferences


All proceeds go towards purchasing books for the school library. Hope to see you there!


Brighton: After School Program Registrations Due PDF Print E-mail

In cooperation with Brighton Horizons, Washington County Extension is pleased to announce the fourth year of the Brighton after school program: The Brighton Bear Cub Club. Registrations are due October 1 to the Washington County Extension Office or Brighton City Hall. The Brighton Bear Cub Club will meet at the Brighton Community Building from 1:30-4:00 pm on the 1:10 early out Professional Development Days for Washington Community Schools. The program will start in October and be held on each of the Professional Development 1:10 dismissal days after. Students should be registered by October 1 for the start of the program on October 8. Forms are available at the Brighton Community Building & the Washington County Extension Office. Brighton Horizons and ISU Extension are still looking for volunteers to help with the program. Please contact the Washington County Extension Office if interested in volunteering or for enrollment forms, 319-653-4811.

Brighton Bear Cub Club Flyer


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