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Please scroll down to see some of the exciting things that took place during the 2017-2018 school year!
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Student working on her parachute Students Make Parachutes For The Planet
Washington students in Mrs. Mittner's Art Classes are raising awareness for living sustainable lives by participating in the Parachutes for the Planet campaign. 
Plastic bags donated for recycling are piled on the Washington stage Washington Recycles Plastic Bags
An easy way to help save the planet is by recycling plastic bags, and Washington students did a great job! 
Four students with their game Third Graders Have Fun Making Arcade Games
Third Graders in Mrs. Sterbal's and Mrs. Williams' rooms had fun creating cardboard challenge games. 
The Washington Walking Warriors outside of their school Students Walk With Coach Metheny
The Washington Walking Warriors had fun walking with Coach Metheny and the APE Walk/Run Club! 
Students running on the Montour Trail WE Run Club Going Strong In Its Seventh Year!
The Washington Elementary WE Run Club is in its seventh year of having fun and promoting fitness! 
balloon car Kindergarten Students Make Balloon Wheel Cars
Mrs. Varley's Kindergarten students had fun making two-wheel balloon cars!  Check it out! 
Kindergarten students coloring on a bulletin board Kindergarten Students Love 'The Day The Crayons Quit'
Washington Kindergarten students decorate the Library's bulletin board after listening to the story, "The Day The Crayons Quit." 
Students with their book tower Students Create A STEAM Book Tower
Washington Second and Third Graders were challenged to build a STEAM Book Tower in the school's library. 
Washington students at the Gifted Challenge Cup Students Compete For Elementary Gifted Challenge Cup
Washington Gifted Students had fun participating in the Elementary Gifted Challenge Cup. 
The Third Place Speller Michael Hladio Finishes In Third Place At District Spelling Bee
Congratulations to Washington Third Grader Michael Hladio, who finished in Third Place at the BPSD Third Grade Spelling Bee, sponsored by the Rotary Club of Bethel Park. 
Washington students with their puppets in front of a green screen Students Participate In Collaborate STEAM Green Screen Project
Washington First and Fourth Graders teamed up to participate in a creative green screen video project! 
Washington students in front of their new playground equipment Students Love Their New Playground!
Thanks to the generosity of the Washington PTO, Washington students are enjoying new playground equipment! 
Six students wearing the leprechaun hats they made Happy St. Patrick's Day!
First Graders in Mrs. Walsh's Room celebrated by making Leprechaun hats! 
IMS student reading to Washington students Students Look Forward To Read Across America Day
 Washington students always look forward to Read Across America Day! 
Two boys with joke books There's Something For Everyone At The Book Fair
 Washington students were excited to browse the shelves for the Spring Book Fair! 
Mrs. Dressler's students outside on Hoodie Hoo Day Fourth Graders Celebrate National 'Hoodie-Hoo' Day
Mrs. Dressler's Fourth Grade students celebrated National "Hoodie-Hoo" Day?  Don't know what that is?  Click here to find out! 
Student with his project Gifted Students Participate In Invention Exposition
This year's Elementary Gifted Exposition featured projects from 43 Bethel Park Elementary Gifted students, including eight from Washington. 
Mrs. Dressler and her students Students Celebrate The 100th Day Of School
Washington students had fun celebrating the 100th Day of School! 
Students creating a Play Dough path First Graders Participate In STEAM Team-Building Activity
Mrs. Walsh's First Grade class enjoyed participating in a STEAM/Language Arts Team-Building Activity, with some help from Mrs. Wessel! 
Washington First Graders with Pete the Cat books and math problems First Graders Love Pete The Cat
Washington First Graders will tell you--they LOVE Pete the Cat! 
First Graders performing at the Sing-A-Long Washington Families Love The Sing-A-Long
One of the great holiday traditions is the Washington Holiday Sing-A-Long! 
Students helping at the anti-bullying Magic Assembly No Bullies Allowed At Magic Assembly
Magician Jason Christopher performed his No Bullies Allowed magic at Washington! 
Mrs. Sterbal's students Third Graders 'Play' With Pet Rocks
Washington Third Graders in Mrs. Sterbal's room had fun making things for their Pet Rocks to do! 
The Pirate Parrot and Chick-Fil-A Cow at Washington Pirate Parrot And Chick-Fil-A Cow Visit Washington
Washington students got some health and fitness tips, thanks to a visit to their school from the Pirate Parrot and the Chick-Fil-A Cow! 
Washington students love the Book Fair Students Look Forward To Book Fair
Washington students always look forward to the Book Fair! 
Decorating a cup to look like Frankenstein Students Make Frankenslime During Hawk Time
Washington Third Graders made Frankenslime during Hawk Time. 
Students enjoy reading Fourth Graders Improve Reading Skills
Fourth Graders in Mrs. Dressler's room are focused on improving their reading skills. 
Kindergarten students draw pictures of how they help out at home Kindergarten Students Write About How They Help At Home
Washington Kindergarten students in Mrs. Varley’s room spent some time writing about how they help out at home. 
Second graders enjoy reading chapter books Second Graders Enjoy Reading Chapter Books
Second graders in Miss Manganello's room enjoy reading chapter books! 
Students decorate bookmarks on PJ Day Students Enjoy Red Ribbon Week Theme Days
Washington students celebrated Red Ribbon Week with a series of themed days to reinforce the importance of staying drug-free. 
Mrs. Mittner with the display outside Washington Students Make Pinwheels For Peace
Washington students celebrated Peace Day by making Pinwheels for Peace. 
Students have fun at the Pop Up Libraries at all BP Elementary Schools Students Enjoy Pop-Up Libraries
Bethel Park elementary students had fun at the Pop-Up Libraries that appeared at all five Bethel Park elementary schools this summer.