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Washington Middle School

2300 East Jackson Street
Springfield, IL 62703
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5Essentials Survey

The 5Essentials Parent, Teacher and Student Surveys are now open.  All surveys are open until February 14, 2020. 

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Classroom Work

Info Oct 9 We use Google Classroom in the Current Events classroom. The students login using thier District Creditentials to the Google Account to access thier lessons and work. Students foll

"Teens and Stress: Bad Habits Begin Early," USA Today Article (2014)

Resources May 18 A USA Today (2014) article that illustrates teen stress. Story highlights:  Teen stress level is higher than adult level much of the year

Tests: Why Do We Test? Tests Make Me Stress (for students)

Resources May 18 This is a link for PBS Kids information about stress including: how to conquer test day panic, types of tests, how to get prepped, how to take the stress out of tests! This is good resource for stu

General ADHD Information for Parents

Resources May 18 Quick Resources: The following is a list of support groups and additional resources for further information about ADHD. Check with your pediatr

Self Esteem: Building in Our Kids (An article for Parents)

Resources May 18 This is a quick read for parents describing 4 ways you can build your students self-esteem.

GRIT: For Parents, "Turning Your Teen Into a Trooper"

Resources May 18 This article is from ADDITUDE Magazine. It is about building resilence in your teen.

Fair v. Equal

Resources Feb 23 Sometimes You're a Caterpillar A short video that illustrates the Fair v Equal concepts to students.

GRIT Taught in 6th Grade Classrooms

News Feb 8 Grit is a distinct combination of passion, resilience, determination, and focus that allows a person to maintain the...

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