thursDAY, october 18

Today is a B day 


There will be a meeting for anyone interested in being a part of the Warrior men’s swimming team next Tuesday at 3:15 in room 253.  Attendance is mandatory unless you speak with Coach Cruise. 


Mock Trial will be meeting in room 105D Thursday, October 18th right after school. Come check it out. 


The Washington Literary Press (WLP) will be meeting today at 3:10 in Mr. Duer’s Room 232. All interested students are welcome to attend. 


PP Football reschedule date is Tuesday, October 23 at 4:30 PM on the Warrior Practice Field. Bring $5 for admission. Freshman wear red, Sophomore wear white, Juniors wear blue, Seniors wear black. 


Wrestling meeting in Coach Graham’s room, 156, Friday afterschool. 


There will be a mandatory basketball meeting right after school this Friday Oct. 19th for all boys planning on going out this for basketball this season. This is mandatory. Please see Coach Decker if you have any questions. 


Leadership retreat sign up forms are in 205b and the main office.  They are due this Friday! 


Applications for leaders at the leadership retreat are in 205b. 


If you are going to be 18 by November 6, you are eligible to vote in this year’s midterm election! You need to register first though. Voter registration forms are available from the library and Mr. Clancy in room 155. You can return your completed registration form to Mr. Clancy and he’ll get it turned in for you. See Mr. Clancy if you have any questions. 


Attention all Juniors. If you are interested in taking a free pre-ACT at the ELSC on October 29th please see Ms. Mangrich in room 151A to sign up. You must sign up by Monday, October 22. 


Study Table is every day Mon- Thurs from 3-4pm in Lab 112. 


St. Ambrose University will be here on Oct. 18th at 2:00 PM in CO. 

Northwestern Univ will be here on Oct 22nd at 8:30 am in CO. 

Oberlin College will be here on Oct. 25th at 8:30 am in CO. 

Iowa Central Community College will be here on Oct 30th at 11:30 am in CO. 

U of Wisconsin of Platteville will be here on November 13th at 11:00 am in CO. 


Today’s Events 

7:50 AM-8:37 AM: Orchestra in WHS Little Theatre 

2:00 PM-2:30 PM: College Visit, St. Ambrose University in WHS Counseling Office 

3:00 PM-10:00 PM: Iowa Caucus in WHS Room 128 

3:00 PM- 7:00 PM: Musical Practice in WHS Auditorium 

4:00 PM: Cross Country Girls Varsity State Qualifier vs. Cedar Falls, Clinton, Dubuque Senior, Iowa City High, Kennedy, Linn-Mar, Muscatine, Thomas Jefferson, Western Dubuque Epworth @ Noelridge Park 

4:30 PM: Cross Country, Boys Varsity State Qualifier vs. Cedar Falls, Clinton, Dubuque Senior, Iowa City High, Kennedy, Linn-Mar, Muscatine, Thomas Jefferson, Western Dubuque Epworth @ Noelridge Park 

6:00 PM: Football Freshman Game vs. Linn-Mar High School 


Happy Birthday Today! 

Michael Dixon 

Joshua Gilbert 

Jamar Thurmon 

Jasmine Vest 


Happy “Summer” July 5 Birthday! 

LaVonne Meskimen 

Ethan Owens 












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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 10th consecutive year!
  3. CWR is on U.S. News and World Report’s 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 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 composite average score on ACT is well above the state average of 22.2 and the national average of 21.0.
  6. Dozens of CWR musicians made All-State, and nearly all ensembles received Division 1 ratings at large group festivals/competitions.

Let’s make 2018-2019 even better!