The first day of school will be Wednesday, September 2nd. Washington School is in session from 8:15-1:10. Supervision at Washington School begins at 7:30 AM. Upon arrival to school, students will report to the location posted below based on homerooms. Students will social distance and be wearing masks. If your child is eating breakfast he/she will go directly to the cafeteria to eat and then report to his homeroom’s location. Staff will be in the hallways to help direct students to the correct location for the first few days. Cafeteria - Mrs. Garrett and Miss Voss Miller Gym - Mr. Garrett and Mrs. White Sievers Center (new gym) - Mrs. McMullen, Mrs. Meyer, Mrs. Fountain, Mrs. Plotner, Mrs. O’Brien, Mrs. Patterson
Watch WCIA this evening at 6:30 as they are highlighting Deputy Bross, our school resource officer, during a special on Women's History Month. Hopefully we will catch a glimpse of her in Miss Paradee's classroom!
All Pro Dads will meet tomorrow at 7:30 in the Washington nonfiction library room at the far end of the hallway. Everyone is going to face challenges in their life, even our kids. Perseverance is never giving up. It's not being stopped by a bad outcome or difficult task, but always moving forward. Teaching our children to be perseverant, even at a young age, will help them grow into being successful adults. See you at 7:30am tomorrow! - Jordan
Washington School will dismiss at 2:10, tomorrow, Friday, March 15. Spring break is March 18-22. School will resume March 25. Enjoy your break!
Washington School will dismiss at 1:10 tomorrow, March 6, for school improvement meetings.
Hey Dads, All Pro Dad's WEDNESDAYS are back and we will meet tomorrow, February 27th from 7:30-8:00am in the Washington conference room.
No school on Monday! Enjoy your three day weekend!
Save the date! Harry Potter Night is Thursday, February 21 from 6:00-7:00 for our 4th and 5th graders. This event is sponsored by the MHS Book Club and MMS Maker Space students. Registration is due by Tuesday, February 19. Students can pick up a registration form from the office or parents can download one from the digital locker in School Insight. Join us for a magical night at Hogwarts! (aka MHS cafeteria)
Spring picture day is tomorrow! All students will get their picture taken. Inter-State will send home proofs for you to look at prior to ordering.
PTO meeting tonight at 6:30 in the Washington cafeteria! Hope you can join us!
Washington School will dismiss at 1:10 tomorrow,Wednesday, February 6, for school improvement meetings.
Hey Dads, All Pro Dad's WEDNESDAYS are back and begin tomorrow, Feb. 6th from 7:30-8am in the Washington conference room. We will have fresh gourmet coffee and plenty of donuts for kids and dads. Hoping you can make it!
For Washington School, Friday’s lunch menu will actually be Thursday’s lunch choices.
Monticello Schools are closed Thursday, January 31. Stay warm!
Monticello Schools will be closed on Thursday, January 31, 2019 due to forecasted windchill warnings and sub-zero morning temperatures - a decision on after school activities will be posted by Noon on website and social media. #GoSages
Monticello Schools will be closed on Wednesday, January 30, due to forecasted wind chill warnings and sub-zero temperatures throughout the day. All activities and practices are canceled, and all buildings are closed on Wednesday. A decision on Thursday will be made later on Wednesday. Stay safe and warm!
Monticello Schools will be closed on Wednesday, Jan 30 due to forecasted windchill warnings and sub-zero temperatures throughout the day. All activities and practices are canceled and all buildings are closed on Wednesday. #GoSages
Spelling Bee is Friday, February 1! 5th grade at 8:30 AM in Mrs. O'Brien's room 4th grade at 12:45 PM in the cafeteria Good luck to our spellers!
AMERICAN HEART MONTH Make HEART HEALTH Happen! February 1: National Wear Red Day - Wear RED to school! February 8: Pay $1.00 to wear a hat in class all day. All proceeds will be donated to the American Heart Association.
5th grade band and chorus concert! The 5th grade band and choir students have been working very hard and we are very excited to have our first concert on Wednesday, December 12th! A reminder that for the evening concerts we dress up for this event in concert black. This can be black pants, and a black shirt or black dress and black shoes. We will use this same uniform at both concerts this year and again in middle school as well. If you do not have concert black dress clothes, they usually have some at Willow tree, Wal-Mart, Kohl's, Target, etc. Call time for students in the concert will be 6:30 p.m., and the concert will begin at 7:00 p.m. If any of the percussion students can come closer to 6:15 p.m. to help set up the percussion equipment, that would be great! In-School Concert We will also have an in school concert for Washington School on Wednesday, 12/12 at 2:30 p.m. As this is not a normal band day, please help your son/daughter remember their instrument! For the in school concert, students can wear their band OR choir shirt, or if they did not get a shirt, any purple shirt will do!
Washington School will dismiss at 1:10 on Wednesday, December 5 for school improvement meetings.
All Pro Dad’s will meet tomorrow, Tuesday, November 27, at 7:30 AM in our conference room! There is breakfast for kids, a short lesson, and activity with the dads and our value is thankfulness.
Due to wet, muddy, and snowy conditions behind the visitors bleachers as well as the large crowds expected on Saturday, fans and students should NOT bring footballs or other "play" items into the facility. Fans and students who bring footballs or other "play" items will be directed to return the items to their vehicles. Thank you for your attention and cooperation in this matter.
Just a reminder there is no school tomorrow, Tuesday, October 9, so teachers can participate in our Fall Teacher Institute. Enjoy your extra day off!
No school on Monday or Tuesday. Monday is Columbus Day and Tuesday teachers will be participating in our Fall Institute. See you Wednesday, October 10!
PTO meeting tomorrow, Tuesday, at 6:30 in the Washington cafeteria.
Washington School relocation drill was a success. The goal is for students to know how to get to our relocation site in case of an emergency evacuation.
The main telephone number for the District is down. Frontier is aware of the problem which they say may take up to 24 hours to fix. In the meantime, you can reach all buildings in the District by dialing (217) 762-8512 or our cell number at 217-493-7080.
The next All Pro Dad's meeting is tomorrow, Tuesday, September 25, at 7:30 AM in the Washington School conference room. It is important to model and teach our children to have a positive attitude. Being positive affects our overall health, how we get along with others, and can determine our success at home, school, and work. Having a positive attitude could lead to a longer life. I hope to see you tomorrow at All Pro Dads.
First through fourth grade students are invited to participate in the Global Cardboard Challenge, which will be held in the MMS Makerspace on October 3rd from 3:30-4:30. Students participating in the challenge will use their imaginations to build items out of cardboard. The event is free and registration is limited to the first 15 students. Please use this link to register online by October 1st. You will be notified via email of your child's registration. If you have questions about the event, please contact Mrs. Smith at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Phones are working! Thanks for your patience!
Phones are still down and may not be working before school is dismissed at 3:10. We do have a cell phone you can call or you can email Mrs. Rosenbery at email@example.com. Our school cell phone number is 217-493-7080.
Just informed the phone system may take another 20-30 minutes to reset. Email Mrs. Rosenbery if you need to reach the school at firstname.lastname@example.org
Power has been restored! Phone lines are back on. Internet may still be down for a bit while they reconnect.
Power is out at Washington School. This means our phone system is down as well as Internet services. Please email Mrs. Rosenbery at email@example.com if you need to reach the school. She has access on her cell phone to read emails. . Ameren has been notified.
Tomorrow is a full day of school! Plus the temperatures are going to be cooler!
Due to the heat Washington School is dismissing at 2:10 September 18-20, 2018. Due to the early dismissal, there will NOT be Girls on the Run tomorrow, Tuesday, Sept 18 or Thursday, Sept. 20, 2018. Please make sure you have made transportation arrangements for your child. Please stay tuned for an amended schedule for GOTR. GOTR will see the girls again on Tuesday, September 25th.
Washington will dismiss at 1:40 for Homecoming tomorrow, Friday.
Washington School will dismiss tomorrow, September 12, at 1:10 for school improvement meetings.
Sages Strut money is due tomorrow, September 6! Thank you for supporting our PTO and our schools! All donations go directly to the schools.
Washington School will dismiss at 2:10 tomorrow, Wednesday, due to the heat.
Sages Strut t-shirt designs are due tomorrow, August 31! Donations are due September 6. Thank you for supporting Sages Strut which will be held September 28!
Washington School will dismiss at 2:10 Monday and Tuesday due to the forecast calling for severe heat. Students may bring water bottles to school.
We had a fabulous first day! Students met all their teachers today and tomorrow during an assembly they will get to meet the entire Washington staff. Dismissal went very smoothly! Mrs. Rosenbery is outside supervising the buses, a teacher is assisting students across Sage Drive at the crosswalk, and an aide is supervising Sage Drive keeping an eye on students who are getting picked up or walking home. If you have any questions about after school procedures please call the office. It's A Great Day To Be A Sage!
Classrooms are open tomorrow from 2:00-3:00 to meet the teachers and drop off supplies! The classrooms look great, and the teachers are excited to meet their students!
Mrs. Rosenbery is in need of 5 volunteers in the morning from 9:00-11:00 on the first day of school, August 22 and 5 volunteers from 1:00-2:45 in the afternoon that day. Email Mrs. Rosenbery if available at firstname.lastname@example.org. Thank you!
Looking forward to our first day of school on Wednesday, August 22! Breakfast begins at 7:30. Students line up on the playground at 8:10. Our school day is 8:15-3:10. Can't wait to see everyone!