Girl Standing next to Science Experiement


Thursday evening the USD475 K-5 STEM Team hosted the third annual STEM Fair at JCMS. This event celebrates projects that combine Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics. The night offered a glimpse into STEM learning that is happening in our elementary Read more

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We’re glad you’re spending the year in Geary County Schools USD 475! When to use Returning Student Online Registration: If your student is currently enrolled and attending a school within our district and will return to that same school for the coming school Read more

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Home Depot At Washington Elementary

The following article was provided by Jeremy Fajen, Site Coordinator at Washington Elementary. The 21st Century Community Learning Center at Washington Elementary strives to provide outstanding opportunities for our students. We do this best by providing exciting experiences to our students Read more

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Washington Elementary Hosts STEM Night

Washington held it’s 2nd annual STEM night for families on April 19, 2018.  Students and families were invited in to explore the world of Science, Technology, Engineering and Math through various hands on projects!  Along with informing parents about the district Read more

Students on Risers Singing

Washington Music Program

Washington Elementary second and third grade classes held a music program last night on Februaury 15, 2018 at 6:30pm. The classes sang songs that went with the “Valentines Day” theme they had been celebrating during the week. Their program was Read more

February eNewsletter

News from Mrs. Black Dear Families, It’s the month of LOVE! Recently I went to some training where the speaker, Dr. Knight said, “ Joy and pain come from conversations.”  Every        comment or conversation we have with someone can bring Read more

Student Smiling in the Middle of the Crowd of Students

Reaching Out At Washington Elementary

Dr. Beth Hudson, Associate Superintendent, and Jennifer Black, principal at Washington Elementary, met two years ago with Pawnee Mental Health Services representatives to discuss how the agency could collaborate to better support students and schools. The idea of providing therapy Read more

January eNewsletter

Happy NEW YEAR!!!! Bulldog Families, Happy New Year!!! New thinking… New promises… New resolutions… New financial plan… New organization… I love using January as a FRESH start for myself and family. I typically clean out closets, make yearly goals and Read more