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Please scroll down to see some of the exciting things that took place during the 2018-2019 school year!
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Student holding his cabbage head Third Graders Grow Cabbage For National Scholarship Competition
Third Graders in Mrs. Sterbal's room had fun growing cabbages as part of the Bonnie Plants Cabbage Program. 
Kids at a picnic Fourth Graders Enjoy End Of The Year Picnic
Washington Fourth Graders had a great time at the End of the Year Picnic! 
Student with his project Second Graders Learn They Can Be Anything They Want To Be
Second graders in Ms. Managanello's room had fun doing career exploration for a project called "You Can Be Anything." 
Five students with their project Students Showcase Projects On STEAM Day
Washington students enjoyed showcasing their "Living Spaces" projects on STEAM Day. 
Three students with the bee bot Kindergarten Students Learn How To Program Bee Bots!
Washington Kindergarten students had fun learning how to program Bee Bots! 
Four students with their arcade game Third Graders Turn Recyclable Materials Into Arcade Games
Third Graders in Mrs. Sterbal's room did a fantastic job turning recyclable materials into arcade games! 
James pushing a student on the swing Eagle Scout Installs Handicap Swing On Playground
The Washington Playground is a more inclusive place, thanks to a new handicap swing installed by Bethel Park High School junior James Counihan. 
Mrs. McKain's Class with their ABC books Second Graders Look Forward To Young Author Day
Washington Second Graders look forward to sharing their personal stories on Young Author Day. 
The Washington and BPHS Adaptive Physical Education students High School Students Join Washington Walking Warriors For A Run On The Montour Trail
Washington students were excited to be joined for a run on the Montour Trail by Bethel Park High School students. 
Group of runners at the starting line The Eighth Annual WE Run Trail Event
The Franklin Flyers joined the Washington WE Run Club members for a run on the Washington Trail! 
student with her recycled project Third Graders Have Fun Recycling
Third Graders in Mrs. Williams' room had fun using recycled items to create new things! 
Student and a cardboard dinosaur Spring Book Fair Was 'Dino'-Mite!
The Washington Spring Book Fair had a pre-historic theme--"Stomp, Chomp and Read!" 
The entrance to the cave in the Washington Library Second Graders Make Cave Art
Washington Second Graders had fun participating in a STEAM Cave Art project. 
Five students holding hug cards Kindergarten Students Learn About Bears
Washington Kindergarten Students had fun learning about bears! 
Student and parent with an iPad Coding Program Brings Families Together
This spring, 20 Washington families came back to school for four evenings of learning together. 
Students dressed like Dr. Seuss characters Students Celebrate Dr. Seuss' Birthday By Reading
Washington students joined Bethel Park elementary students district-wide, celebrating Dr. Seuss' birthday by reading! 
Student with his business Elementary Gifted Expo Had Business/Entrepreneur Theme
This year's Elementary Gifted Expo was a Business Fair and Entrepreneurial Expo. 
Student making a fuzzy fountain PTO Hosts First Family STEM Night
Washington families had fun working and learning together at the school's first Family STEM Night!  
Group of students holding markers to be recycled Students Collect For Crayola's Color Cycle Program
Washington students collected 1,000 markers, highlighters and dry erase markers to send to Crayola as part of its Crayola ColorCycle Program! 
Students pretending to pull the yucca plant out of the ground First Graders Read 'The Big Yucca Plant'
Mrs. Walsh's First Graders had fun reading the play, "The Big Yucca Plant." 
First Graders with their pumpkin plants Mrs. Toth Is Tending Pumpkin Plants Until Spring
Mrs. Toth is tending to the pumpkin seeds the First Graders Planted at the Fall Festival until they're ready to be planted in the spring! 
Five students making a Grinch face First Graders Celebrate Merry 'Grinchmas'
Washington First Graders had fun celebrating Merry Grinchmas! 
Ava with the letter telling her she won the contest Congratulations, Ava Friday!
Washington Third Grader Ava Friday was one of 10 Runner's Up in Scholastic Book's National Art and Writing Invention Contest! 
Mrs. Williams' students with the coats Coat Drive Nets 60 Coats For Needy
Thanks to everybody who donated a coat for the Washington Coat Drive! 
Three students with their playground Students Have Fun Creating Rock Playground
Washington Third Grade students had fun making playgrounds for their pet rocks.   
Five students working in the garden Students Harvest The Washington Garden
Fall was the perfect time to harvest the Washington Garden! 
Student shaking a Veteran's hand Thank You, Veterans
Washington students rolled out the red carpet to welcome area Veterans to their school 
Student casting her vote Kindergarten Students Vote For Their Favorite Letter Person
Kindergarten students in Mrs. Varley's classes cast their vote for their favorite Letter Person. 
Two students with their mascot Third Graders Learn How To Make Government Work
Third Graders in Mrs. Williams' class pondered the question, "How do people make government work?" 
Three students holding their leaf rubbings First Graders Learn At Fall Festival
Washington First Graders enjoyed using their math, science and artistic skills when they participated in the annual Fall Festival. 
Two students with their bridge Second Graders Build Bridges Using KEVA Planks
Washington Second Graders used KEVA planks to complete the Bridge Challenge. 
Five students holding up their work Kindergarten Students Study Mo Willems
Washington Kindergarten students enjoyed learning more about author/illustrator Mo Willems. 
Student completing his Yet worksheet Students Learn The Power Of 'Yet'
Washington students are developing a Growth Mindset and harnessing the Power of "Yet." 
Student with his cabbage Student Grows 7-Pound Cabbage
Washington Third Grader Nathan Ward grew a seven pound cabbage, thanks to the Bonnie Plants Third Grade Cabbage Growing Program.