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Tuesday, May 14 2019 14:17

Reason: Joint Media Release

From: Washington Police Department and Washington CSD
Tuesday, May 14, 2019

Earlier today, the District received information that a student may have brought a gun to school. The District immediately followed up on this information, contacted law enforcement, and took measures along with law enforcement based on the information it received. As a result of the investigation conducted by the District and law enforcement, it was determined that a student was in possession of a gun on school grounds. Appropriate action was taken by the District and law enforcement to address the situation and the student. At no time was there a threat to the safety of students or staff members. The District is continuing to work with law enforcement regarding this situation. The student is in custody and charges of possession of stolen property and carrying a weapon has been filed. The Washington Police Department and Washington CSD have no further comments at this time.

Responding to the incident: Washington Police Department, Washington County Sheriff’s Department, Washington CSD Personnel

 

Chief Greg Goodman
William Stone- Superintendent

 

Comunicado de: El Departamento de Policias de Washington y El Distrito Escolar de Washington
Martes 14 de mayo, 2019

Anteriormente en el día de hoy, el distrito recibió información que un estudiante podrá haber traído a la escuela una arma de fuego. El distrito actúo inmediatamente al recibir esta información, contactó a los policías, y tomó medidas junto con el departamente de policías, basadas en la información recibida. Como resultado de la investigación realizado por el distrito y los policías, se determinó que un estudiante estuvo en posesión de arma de fuego en la propiedad escolar. Se tomó acción apropiada por parte del distrito y los policías para encargarse de la situación y del estudiante. En ningún momento hubo una amenaza a la seguridad de los estudiantes o a los empleados. El distrito sigue trabajando con los policías referente a esta situación. El estudiante está bajo custodia legal y los cargos de poseer propiedad robada y el poseer una arma de fuego. El Departamento de Policia de Washington y el Distrito Escolar de Washington no tienen ningún comentario adicional en este momento.

Los que respondieron a este incidente fueron: El Departamento de Policias de Washington, El Departamento del Sheriff de Washington, y Personal del Distrito Escolar de Washington

 

El Jefe de Policias, Greg Goodman
William Stone, Superintendente

Last Updated on Tuesday, May 14 2019 15:53
 
Washington Boys Basketball Camp 2019 PDF Print E-mail
Monday, May 06 2019 06:42

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WMS 7th/8th Grade Band Earns Division I rating PDF Print E-mail
Tuesday, April 30 2019 07:43

The Washington MS 7th/8th grade Band earned a Division I rating at SEIBA Large Group contest at CCA on April 17th. Their scores were 33, 33 and 32 out of a possible 35 points. A I+ rating cutoff is a 34. It was the 10th year in a row the band has received a I or I+ rating at SEIBA Large Group. Their selections included Colonel Bogey March, Salvation is Created, and March Diabolique. After the band's performance, two of the three judges came up and did a clinic with the band. Director, Craig McClenahan, had challenged the band before this contest to get the judges to compliment them on dynamics. He offered the band a pizza party if they could get at least one judge to specifically compliment them on their dynamic contrasts. The first clinician complimented them on their nice dynamics within the first two minutes of his clinic which gave way to a small, but enthusiastic celebration by the band members. The band will be performing next at the Pella Tulip Time Parade on Friday, May 3rd.

 

 
Washington SEIBA 1st & 2nd Year Honor Band Students PDF Print E-mail
Tuesday, April 30 2019 07:40

Six Washington band students were honored as part of the elite 1st and 2nd year band students in South East Iowa on Saturday, April 27th at Clear Creek Amana HS. Students arrived at 9:30am and rehearsed or did Master classes with participating directors until noon, rehearsed until about 3:30pm and presented a concert of five pieces each at 4:30pm. The first year band students were under the direction of Eric Lins from the Cedar Falls CSD and the second year band students were directed by retired Hampton director and Executive Director of the Iowa Alliance for Arts Education, Leon Kuehner.

Washington band directors are Don Hughes and Craig McClenahan.

Washington 5th graders earning all SEIBA honors were: Kezyah W-Clarinet and Audrey S. .

Washington Middle School 6th graders earning all SEIBA honors were: Katherine F- French Horn, Joseph M-Percussion, Trevin S-Tuba, and Claire W- Trombone.

 

 

Photo order: Joseph, Claire, Katherine, Trevin, Kezyah, and Audrey.

Last Updated on Wednesday, May 01 2019 06:54
 
Outstanding Washington High School Business Students Prepare to Travel to Anaheim to Participate In the Business Professionals of America National Leadership Conference PDF Print E-mail
Tuesday, April 30 2019 07:27

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