This year's Washington School Read-a-thon theme was Angry Birds. Students were charged with the task of earning 49 points on Accelerated Reader to reach the end of the Angry Birds trail. All students who completed the 49 points/seven stations were given a chance to play a live-action version of the video game. On Wednesday, June 19th students had their chance. Click the title to read more.
The Bergenfield Environmental Committee ran its annual Environmental Poster Contest for students in grades K-5. Melanie M. from our second grade won second place, while Denis M. from grade 3 took third place for the town. Students will be honored on Sunday, April 21st in a ceremony at Cooper’s Pond. Click the title to read more.
While food drives are typically held during the holiday season, people typically forget that there is a need for pantry replenishment year round. In celebration of the 100th day of school this year, classes at Washington School were challenged to collect a total of 100 items which would be then donated to the Bergenfield Food Pantry. Click the title to read more.
Accelerated Reader has become an important part of the Washington School reading program. We have exceeded our original participation goal and have now hit 99% participation in the program. To celebrate this wonderful achievement, three students were chosen at random to receive Barnes and Noble gift cards.