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Family Fun Night 2017

DOWNLOAD YOUR WAIVER HERE AND SAVE TIME!!
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[PHOTOS] 4th/5th Grade Battle of the Books

Congratulations to all our 4th/5th Grade Battle of the Books participants!

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Staff Appreciation Week 2017

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Battle of the Books 4th/5th Grade Competition

Battle of the Books Competition on April 5 from 1:45-3:45 in the Cafeteria. All are welcome to watch!!

Please come to support our 4th and 5th grade Battle of the Books contestants as they compete in three events: Family Feud, a written competition, and a relay. These students have been going above and beyond! They meet before school twice a month, and have read at least 12 of 36 chapter books to be able to compete in the school-wide event.

The winner of the Washington competition will go on to compete at the District competition on April 26.

We’d love to have volunteers and people there to cheer the students on. If you are interested in volunteering please contact: Jencole36@gmail.com

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Jog-A-Thon Wrap Up


Thank you again for all your support in this year’s Jog-A-Thon. As a school, we raised more than $38,000!

 

 

 

Top 3 Fundraising Classes:

Srta. Gonzalez $2,577.50

Mrs. Hale-$2361.61

Sra. Martinez-2211.50

Kinder

Top boy  Blake Adden $605.00

Top girl . Estella Hoar $500.00

1st

Top boy Michael Denson $600.00

Top girl Amy Wakisaka $650.00

2nd

Top boy-Nico Orquiola $345.00

Top girl-Sienna Finn$345.00

3rd

Top boy-Myles Bartley  $187.50

Top girl-Lauren Moskowitz $337.50

4th

Top boy-Dylan Siegal $405.00

Top girl- Angela Alvarado $150.00

5th

Top boy Colin Kuns $152.50

Top girl Amy Byars $205.00

Top Teacher fundraiser – Leslie Cook $217.50

TOP LAP RUNNERS:

TEACHERS:

11 laps – Mrs. Frank (Rm 5)  + Srta.Sabanero (KA-PM)

10 laps – Mrs. Cook, Ms. Porras , Ms. Stilson, Mrs. Hale

LACOE:

Girls – 9 laps

Luci Ramirez – rm. 26

Emily O – rm. 35

Boy – 9 laps

Daniel A – rm. 35

KINDER:

Girls -14 laps

Khloe Jauregui – rm KC-PM

Boys – 14 laps

Jax Wright- KA-PM

Aiden Evans – KB-PM

1st GRADE:

Girls – 12 laps

Leah Youngblood – Rm 3

Neliah Cardenas – Rm 1

Boys – 15 laps

Omid – Rm 2

2nd GRADE:

Girls – 13 laps

Alessa Guzman – rm 10

Holly Good – rm 10

Boys – 13 laps

Nicolas Sileo – Rm 13

3rd GRADE:

Girls – 13 laps

Cailey – Rm 14

Kylie Cho – Rm 15

Boys – 14 laps

Jamison Brack – rm 12

Jesse Baligad – rm 12

Keegan Zarefsky – rm 20

4th GRADE:

Girls – 13 laps

Briell Graves – rm 22

Sophie W – rm 22

Taylor Roth – rm 21

Boys – 15 laps

Michael Hines – rm 16

Liam Price – rm 22

Richard Solares – rm 20

Ezequiel Johnson – rm 22

5th GRADE:

Girls – 16 laps

Kimberly Bautista – rm 23

Katie Orre – Stauffer

Boys – 15 laps

Carson Cox – rm 24

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Earth Day Fair

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Mother-Son Dance 2017

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Father-Daughter Dance 2017

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Green Team Update

Be sure to stop by our bulletin board in the main hall to read all the interesting facts about the environment and being “green.” Also, on Wednesday, Feb. 22, the Green Team will be making an announcement at the morning assembly about reducing food waste at Washington Elementary. They will also be collecting and weighing food waste and helping students sort their trash during lunch.

And now, this week’s Green Tip, brought to you by Morgan Robertson: Did you know that by lowering your thermostat by just one degree, you can cut your heating bill by 8 percent? So by turning down your thermostat just a degree or two, you are helping the environment and saving money.

Learn more about the Green Team.

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Parent Education Night: Increasing Positive Behavior at Home

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Math Olympiad

Washington’s “Mathletes” will be competing on Saturday, March 11 in the Excellence in Mathematics Culver City Tournament! Come cheer them on!

Lin Howe Elementary School

4100 Irving Pl.

Culver City, CA 90232

8:45 a.m. – 1 p.m.

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Read Across America Week 2017

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Spelling Bee

Washington Elementary Spelling Bee

Thursday, Feb. 9 at 6:30 p.m. in the Washington Cafeteria

Come cheer on our classroom spelling bee winners at the second school-wide spelling bee.

Students and parents are welcome. Light refreshments will be served.

Organized by the PTA. If you have any questions, please see email Allison Kolb at  Allison.kolb@Gmail.com

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Yellow Ribbon Week

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STEM Night: Astro Adventures – Kindergarten thru 2nd Grade

spacewalk“Astro Adventures” Assembly Presented by The California Science Center
Wednesday, Jan. 25, 6-8 p.m. at Washington
All Kindergarten and 2nd Students and Their Families are Welcome

Experience all the excitement of being in space without ever leaving school! Learn about the forces, temperatures and pressures that astronauts have to overcome to get to, and survive, in space. Also, step inside and explore a planetarium!

How does a rocket get all the way to space?
Find out how rocket engines work and are powered.

Why does everything float when you are in space?
Discover the effect that gravity has on everything both on Earth and in orbit.

Is it easy to live in space?
Learn about the many hazards that astronauts are prepared to encounter in space.

How big is space?
Get a taste for the size of our universe with the planetarium that is part of this program!

 

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Math Olympiad

We are starting our 2017 Math Olympiad team, which will meet Mondays (and a few Wednesdays) after school in Room 24.

This exciting math competition will be held against other schools in Culver City on Saturday, March 11. The competing team is six students. The practice sessions are open to all interested 4th and 5th grade students.

Questions? Email katiejoynt@yahoo.com.

Click here to download the permission slip.

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Cultural Assembly – Dancing Storytellers: Indian Mythology and Me

In December, Washington students enjoyed the production “Dancing Storytellers: Indian Mythology and Me.” This was an enormously entertaining and sophisticated show that weaved rhythm song, gesture and facial expression into a dynamic exploration of Indian mythology and it’s connection to the world today.

Cultural assemblies like these are made possible by funds raised by PTA. Thank you for your continued support.

 

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Green Team

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Washington Elementary will be kicking off the New Year a whole lot greener, thanks to its brand new Green Team! A group of 13 enthusiastic 4th and 5th graders, the Green Team will help Washington be as green as it can be. Trash-Free Tuesdays, a food-waste reduction program, marker recycling, a Green News Bulletin Board and plenty more will soon be coming to the Washington community, thanks to the Green Team.

Congratulations, Green Team!

  • Kimberly Bautista
  • Leilani Coyazo
  • Bryce Dix
  • Kylie Fredredrickson
  • Santi Gibbs
  • Isaiah Johnson
  • Janna Ketchum
  • Owen Kolb
  • Shaun Lo
  • Ava Mathew
  • Morgan Robertson
  • Joaquin Stauffer
  • Kathan

Click here for meeting days.

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Calling All Readers: Battle of the Books 2016-17

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BATTLE of the BOOKS!

4th and 5th Graders: (3rd Graders, please scroll down)

The Battle of the Books is an exciting tournament of reading. It’s a national organization, that the RBUSD participates in at a district level. Washington Elementary competitors will be assigned to teams of 4th and 5th graders. On the day of the Battle, teams of students will answer questions about the books on the reading list to win points for their team.

4th/5th Grade Battle of the Books will meet two times a month on Wednesday mornings before school from 7:45 – 8:15 a.m.
We realize this is the same time as Running Club, and will work with your student if they would like to do both.
The 4th and 5th grade School Battle will be held on Wednesday, April 5, 2017 after school.

One team from each school advances to the District Championship Battle. The Championship Battle will be held on Wednesday, April 26, 2017 at 6 p.m. at Lincoln Elementary School.

There are 36 books on the book list. You do not need to read all 36 books, but you need to read at least 12 books on the list to compete.

The book list is available in the library, has been passed out in each 4th/5th grade classes, and is available by clicking here. Each student is encouraged to read as many books as possible to be most prepared for the Battle.

Washington students took 2nd place at the District level last year!!

If you wish to participate in the Battle, attached form to your teacher ASAP.

Email: jencole36@gmail.comallison.kolb@gmail.com, and/or martinsnider@gmail.com with questions.

3rd Grade:

Looking for some eager readers to go a few rounds in the 3rd Grade Battle of the Books!

The 3rd Grade Battle of the Books is an exciting tournament of reading. Students read books throughout the year and come together in the spring to demonstrate their abilities and test their knowledge of the books they have read in a fun, interactive and lively “battle” event.

There are 14 books on the 3rd grade book list. Students do not need to read all 14 books but they do need to read at least seven books on the list to compete in the Battle. Each student is encouraged to read as many books as possible to be most prepared for the Battle. The 3rd grade book list is available in the office, library, and by clicking here.

The Battle will be held after school, the week of March 20th, location and date to be determined.

If you wish to have your child participate in the Battle, please fill out the registration form and return to your child’s teacher by Monday, Nov. 14.

Questions? Please email: lizetteguevarabob@gmail.com

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Movie Night: Finding Dory

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Friday, Nov. 18
5 – 8 p.m.
Food Trucks Will Be At School
Bring Your Low Chairs and Blankets for a Free Family Night on the Washington Elementary Quad Lawn!