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Washington Middle School

2300 East Jackson Street
Springfield, IL 62703

March 18th Announcements

March 19, 2019

  1. Welcome to the fourth quarter. Students should remember to refocus their efforts to finish the school year strong.

  2. Today’s Social Goal. I can persevere even though it may be difficult. As we take our IAR test today. Please remember to do you best. The test may be difficult in areas, but if you persevere, you can overcome the challenge.

  3. Students just a reminder that  adults are in charge. If you are asked to stop by an adult, please respond immediately & respectfully. We are starting 4th quarter on Friday. We will begin doing the tardy process a bit differently. All students will go directly to class and teachers will complete the tardy process. This will be in effect, starting, Today, March 18th.

  4. The student vs. staff basketball game is scheduled for March 28th. Students attending will have received no referrals from the end of February through the time of the game.

  5. Last weeks women’s history trivia question:I was arrested for voting in the presidential election of 1872. Answer: Susan B. Anthony.

  6. Today’s women’s history trivia question:  I was only a teenager when I joined the Louis and Clark expedition! Your choices are: Sacagawea / Abigail Adams / Betsy Ross

  7. Get ready to test! We are IAR Testing and we have some fun planned for you!

-Whole class rewards will be given out for perfect attendance during testing.

- Tickets will be given to students who are here and working hard on their test.  You can use these tickets to enter into a drawing for lots of PRIZES!

- At the end of testing, you will be able to participate in an Out of Uniform Activity Day if you are doing your and best and in class for EVERY test!


Some tips to help you do your BEST:

Get a good night’s sleep

Eat breakfast

Drink plenty of water

Be on time

Give 100% effort at all times

Take deep calming breaths when you are stuck and try again

AND stay positive