Congratulations to all our 4th/5th Grade Battle of the Books participants!
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
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
Top boy Blake Adden $605.00
Top girl . Estella Hoar $500.00
Top boy Michael Denson $600.00
Top girl Amy Wakisaka $650.00
Top boy-Nico Orquiola $345.00
Top girl-Sienna Finn$345.00
Top boy-Myles Bartley $187.50
Top girl-Lauren Moskowitz $337.50
Top boy-Dylan Siegal $405.00
Top girl- Angela Alvarado $150.00
Top boy Colin Kuns $152.50
Top girl Amy Byars $205.00
Top Teacher fundraiser – Leslie Cook $217.50
TOP LAP RUNNERS:
11 laps – Mrs. Frank (Rm 5) + Srta.Sabanero (KA-PM)
10 laps – Mrs. Cook, Ms. Porras , Ms. Stilson, Mrs. Hale
Girls – 9 laps
Luci Ramirez – rm. 26
Emily O – rm. 35
Boy – 9 laps
Daniel A – rm. 35
Girls -14 laps
Khloe Jauregui – rm KC-PM
Boys – 14 laps
Jax Wright- KA-PM
Aiden Evans – KB-PM
Girls – 12 laps
Leah Youngblood – Rm 3
Neliah Cardenas – Rm 1
Boys – 15 laps
Omid – Rm 2
Girls – 13 laps
Alessa Guzman – rm 10
Holly Good – rm 10
Boys – 13 laps
Nicolas Sileo – Rm 13
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
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
Girls – 16 laps
Kimberly Bautista – rm 23
Katie Orre – Stauffer
Boys – 15 laps
Carson Cox – rm 24
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.
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
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!
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 email@example.com.
Cultural assemblies like these are made possible by funds raised by PTA. Thank you for your continued support.
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
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.
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: firstname.lastname@example.org