thursday, april 26 2018


Today is a “A” day 


**Seniors : all library items are due back to the library by May 9th unless you have made arrangements with the library staff because an item is required for an assignment. Please pay ALL library obligations – for lost books or fines – by May 9th also. If you have any questions please drop by the library. Thank you 


**Girls Soccer:  JV lost their match against Prairie last night 6-0.  Varsity won their match against a top ranking Prairie High School in a tough physical game. Lone goal of game came at the start of the 2ndhalf to make it 1-0 with a goal from Kobie Dills (her first of the season) assisted by Hannah Sacora (her 4th of the year).  Both teams look forward to our next match against Dubuque Senior at Kingston Stadium on Thursday evening. JV starts at 5:45, Varsity at 7:30. 


**If you are interested in Student Senate you can pick up an application outside of room 119.  Please return those applications to room 119 by May 15th. 


**Reminder to students signed up for Summer Government and Economics: You need to turn in your parent form, complete the introductory lesson, and pay any fees by 3:00 on Tuesday May 1st. If these are not completed, you will be removed from the course. 


**There is a brief meeting for seniors only on Monday April 30th at 9:00am in the auditorium.  After this all seniors will move to the gym for a class photo and 4-year group photos.  If you would like to know if you are receiving a 4-year award you can check the lists that are posted in the activities window, cafeteria and throughout the school. 


**Anyone interested in participating in the Cultural Fashion Show can pick up an application in the main office.  These applications need to be turned in by Friday April 27th to Rahel, Demi or room 119.   


** Blood Drive: Tuesday May 8th 8:30am-1:30pm in auditorium.  Sign up with a member of Student Senate or in Ms. Derrick’s room. 


**Any student who has registered for Composition I and II next year must take the Kirkwood Accuplacer test. Students will receive a pass to come to a lab to test next Tuesday, May 1. Bring your Kirkwood K number and a photo ID with you to the test. 


**Show Choir Auditions for current high school students not already in show choir will take place Thursday, May 10th at 3:15 in the choir room.  You do not need to prepare anything to attend the auditions. 


Today’s Events 

1:00pm Tennis: Boys Varsity vs. Dubuque Senior @ Dubuque Senior 

3:00pm-7:00pm Middle School Track Meet at WHS Track 

3:15pm Golf: Girls JV Meet @ Airport National Golf 

3:15pm Golf: Girls Varsity @ Hunters Ridge 

4:00pm Tennis: Girls Varsity vs. Dubuque Senior @ WHS 

5:30pm Soccer: Boys JV1 vs. Dubuque Senior @ Dubuque Senior 

5:45pm Soccer: Girls JV1 vs. Dubuque Senior @ Kingston Stadium 

7:15pm Soccer: Boys Varsity vs. Dubuque Senior @ Dubuque Senior 

7:30pm Soccer: Girls Varsity vs. Dubuque Senior @ Kingston Stadium 


Staff Birthdays Today 



Student Birthdays Today 

Savannah Franklin 

Johanna Hayes 

Samori O’Neal 

Jacob Rogers 


Lunch Menu 

Spaghetti & Meatballs 

Spicy Chicken Patty 

Fruit Parfait 

Pick 2 Chef Salad 

Asian Rice Bowl 

Sub Sandwich 

Specialty French Bread 





























































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To:          Washington High School Parents

There Are 390 Iowa High Schools
But One Stands Out From The Others!

  1. Winner of the "Breaking Barriers" Award from the IDOE for highest % of African American students proficient in reading and math on the Iowa Assessments of any school in Iowa!
  2. Iowa's "Number One Ranked School" on the Iowa AP Index for the 9th consecutive year!
  3. CWR is #5 Iowa High School on U.S. News and World Report’s 2016 List of “America’s Best High Schools”(multiple measures, including Iowa Assessment scores, not just AP).
  4. CWR is the only Cedar Rapids High School on Newsweek 2016 List of Top 500 “Beating the Odds” High Schools in America; 13 Named Statewide(multiple measures, including Iowa Assessment scores, not just AP).
  5. The CWR Class of 2015’s composite average score on ACT of 24.7 was 3rd highest in school history (4 highest scores in school history have been in last six years) and well above the state average of 22.2 and the national average of 21.0.
  6. 63% of 2016 AP test-takers at CWR earned at least one score of 3 or higher.
  7. CWR athletes finished in the top 8 in 6 different sports last year
  8. Twenty-nine CWR musicians made All-State, and nearly all ensembles received Division 1 ratings at large group festivals/competitions.

Let’s make 2017-2018 even better!