Mrs. Williams will be visiting all classrooms to read this book, which tells the story of how we got our skin color!
Washingtonville is nestled in the iconic Hudson Valley, just west of the Hudson River and 60 miles north of New York City. It is the home of the Brotherhood Winery and only 20 minutes from West Point and Woodbury Commons. Our residents are passionate about their schools, which shows in the support they give each year to our academic, athletic, and arts programs.
Washingtonville offers Pre-K through Grade 12, serves a population of over 4,500 students, and is composed of three elementary schools, one middle school, and one high school. The District is among the highest graduation rates in Orange County at 93 percent, 13 percentage points above the New York State average.
Grade 1 students at Taft Elementary School celebrated Valentine’s Day by partaking in a fun game!
The District’s Technology Integration Specialist is working with the Grade 1 technologist to learn lego robotics, and the youngsters are enjoying every minute of it.
Grade 1 students have been busy creating art in class! Students recently glazed ceramics that will soon be fired in the kiln.
Students wanted to make more games for outdoor recess, so, they collected empty soda bottles, filled them with beans, and taped the bottles closed. As a result, they are enjoying bowling on the blacktop!
Students are investigating different theories regarding the Mayan civilization. They will then teach their classmates about the theory they analyzed and vote on which one they are in favor of!
On Friday, January 10, the Taft PTA will hold it’s Family Fun Night, a Blacklight Bubble Bus Glow Party from 6 to 8 PM in Taft Elementary School’s cafeteria.
Students at Taft Elementary School have been recycling bottles to earn money to donate to various community organizations and events. T
Students visited various locations throughout the school and sang holiday favorites such as “Frosty the Snowman” and “Let It Snow.”
ATF bomb-sniffing dog Conley joined the police officers, making his way around the school to say hi!