WASHINGTON BOROUGH SCHOOL DISTRICT (41-5480)

WASHINGTON BOROUGH SCHOOL DISTRICT

ENRICHMENT PROGRAMS

Students are offered co-curricular activities that provide them a balanced curriculum in meeting academic, social, emotional and physical needs. Pride, respect, and responsibility extend across the curriculum beyond the classroom and provide students with the opportunity to experience teamwork and cooperative learning. All students in the school community have the opportunity to participate in co-curricular activities that support character development and community spirit. Taylor Street School offers: Mini-Marathon, STEM activity clubs, Healthy Cooking Club, Lunch Bunch, Breakfast Club, Winter Concert, and After 3 as whole school events. Club offerings include: Student Council, Garden Club, Storytelling Festival, and Television Announcing Festival.

Memorial School programs varied and age appropriate include: Music lessons, beginning intermediate string ensemble, dramatic/musical productions, debate interscholastic forensics, Garden Club, Academic Bowls (National Geography Bee, Thinking Cap Quiz Bowl, Express Times Spelling Bee), bird watching, hiking, safety patrol, Sports Cards Trading Club, M.A.S.T. (Math and Science Technology Academy), lunch bunch, breakfast club, and Yearbook Club. After 3, a specialized after care program, is offered district-wide for participation in academic, social and physical activities.

TECHNOLOGY

Classrooms district-wide have multiple computer learning stations and wi-fi access. Scheduled computer lab enrichment classes give all students the opportunity to hone computer literacy skills. The district technology coordinator works with students in computer use across the curriculum. Grade level web pages allow for parent access to current curriculum studies, classroom activities, and homework. The district web site is located at www.washboroschools.org.

PARENT TEACHER ORGANIZATION

Members of our PTO, give unlimited volunteer time and expertise in a variety of programs and fundraisers to supplement instruction by making generous donations to support non-budgeted items so that students are afforded a multitude of experiences beyond the classroom.