Last updated: Fri 11-21-2014 6:54 am Event Date: Fri 11-21-2014
Football championship game tickets are available for $10 in the Activities Office.
Students: Sign up for the pep bus in the Activities Office. Cost is $25 which includes your $10 game ticket.
Misplace a mitten? coat? book? Lost & Found will be on display in the main foyer on Thursday and Friday.
All students should review their second trimester schedules on PowerSchool as soon as possible. If there are changes you would like to make to your schedule, please see your counselor before the end of this term. There will be limited schedule changes at the beginning of second trimester.
There will be a locally sponsored tour of historically black colleges and universities in Georgia, Alabama, Tennessee, and Missouri that will take place next March during spring break. The total cost for this tour is $500 and there are possibilities for $250 scholarships. Tour and scholarship information is available from your counselor. Scholarship applications are due by Friday.
Shopping over the holiday break? Remember to turn in those Lindale Mall receipts, as well as nearby mall restaurants and the Collins Road Hy-Vee, to the Activities Office. The School Cents Program earns money for Washington!
Beginning December 1 and extending through March 6 (2nd trimester), the courtyard doors will be locked. Students attempting to pass through the courtyard during lunch may find themselves locked out. We are implementing this is an attempt to keep the cafeteria and hallway as warm as possible. Currently there is no heat in the hallway adjacent to the cafeteria. We highly encourage students to please plan different routes.
During test periods, all students in the building must be either in a test room or in study hall room 129. Students, who do not wish to take advantage of the study hall opportunity, must leave campus. If students arrive to school early for testing, they must report to room 129 and remain there until the bell.
Happy Birthday over the Holiday break: (Fri-Sun, Nov 28-30):
All-State Music Festival, Ames
State Championship Football Game, UNI-Dome, 7pm
All-State Music Festival, Ames
Varsity Bowling w/Kennedy at CRBC, 3:45pm
Boys Varsity/JV Swimming, here for CR Metro Meet, 5pm
Boys Varsity Basketball Jamboree at Jefferson, 6:15pm
Last updated: Thu 11-20-2014 6:51 am Event Date: Thu 11-20-2014
Avoid standing in line at the UNI Dome for the football semi-final game with Dowling by purchasing tickets in the Washington Activities office. Tickets are $10.00 and are available to purchase from 7:30am to 3:30pm Monday thru Thursday. Friday from 7:30 to noon.
Last updated: Thu 11-13-2014 6:43 am Event Date: Thu 11-13-2014
This is a message to all families in the Cedar Rapids Community School District with a reminder about winter weather announcements.
The District uses the School Messenger Notification System to provide timely communication regarding school delays and cancellations. Parents and guardians are reminded to confirm or update their contact preference information using School Messenger’s Contact Manager web site to ensure you receive these notifications.
You can access the site by clicking on the Alerts and Cancellations link found on the homepage of the District web site at www.cr.k12.ia.us
Last updated: Tue 09-23-2014 6:54 am Event Date: Tue 09-23-2014
Washington’s yearbook, The Monument, would like to remind you that if you purchase a yearbook between now and November 7, you may for the lowest price of the year: $65.
After November 7 the price will go up to $70 so get them now! Last year we sold out of yearbooks within one day of delivery. We do not order many extras, and the cost is $85 if purchased after delivery, so the only way to insure that your student receives a yearbook for the low price of $65 is to pre-order before November 7.
To purchase one go to bit.ly/CWRYB. If you need any help or have any questions please contact yearbook adviser, Kyle Phillips at email@example.com
Thanks for your support of Washington High School and our yearbook program,
Last updated: Tue 09-23-2014 6:53 am Event Date: Tue 09-23-2014
Washington’s yearbook, The Monument, is reminding all parents and anticipated graduates to get their senior picture in for the yearbook, we would like all of them by November 21.
Your student may bring a physical copy to Mr. Phillips or leave it in his mailbox in the main office. Digital copies are also accepted (firstname.lastname@example.org).
If you did not have portraits taken by a professional photographer you can have your student contact Mr. Phillips and he will take a picture of your student to go in the senior section of the yearbook.
Also, if you would like to purchase a congratulations/baby ad for your student they are available for $45. We would need payment, and an emailed baby photo, along with their senior portrait. Checks may be made out to Washington High School with Yearbook Baby Ad in the memo line. The deadline for those ads is also November 21.
If you have any other questions please contact Mr. Phillips, Yearbook Adviser, at email@example.com
Last updated: Fri 08-29-2014 6:44 am Event Date: Fri 08-29-2014
This week Washington High School was named to the 2014 list of Top American High Schools compiled by The Daily Beast, an award-winning online news publication. Washington ranked 451 on the list of 735 top-performing schools. That ranking places Washington among the top 2% of the 26,000 public high schools in the United States. Congratulations to the students, staff, and families in the Washington Community!
Eight Iowa high schools made the list including Ames, Cedar Rapids Kennedy, Cedar Rapids Washington, Decorah, Iowa City High, Iowa City West, Pella and Whiting.
The ranking was based on four-year cohort graduation rate, college acceptance rate, average ACT and SAT scores, participation in AP courses and examinations, and percentage of students passing AP exams. Graduation rate and college acceptance rate were given greater weighting than the other criteria used in the calculations. According to The Daily Beast “…the over 700 schools that made up our final list deserve high praise for providing an academically rigorous program for the most students, while best preparing them for college.”
Earlier this year Washington was rated on the Washington Post List of Most Challenging American High Schools and University of Iowa Belin Blank list of Top Advanced Placement High Schools in Iowa. On the Washington Post List, Washington High School ranked 355 in the United States, and on the University of Iowa list Washington ranked first. The rank of 451 on the Daily Beast/Newsweek list was up from 894 in 2013.