wednesDAY, september 19


Today is a A day 


It’s the story of the Titanic that has never been told. Washington’s fall play, The Last Lifeboat, will be performed this Thursday, Friday, and Saturday at 7:30 in the Little Theatre. Tickets will be available after school starting Wednesday and at the door. They are also available online from a link on the Wash website. Tickets are $4 for students or free with an activities pass. 


Adastra is sponsoring a blood drive on Wednesday, September 26 from 9:00 AM – 2:00 PM in the Auditorium. Sign-up to donate outside of Mr. Hilton’s room, 223. 


Applications for freshman class officers and sophomore class treasurer are outside of room 205b.  


Homecoming tickets are now for sale before and after school in the old activity’s office for $15 each. They will also be for sale during lunch by the cafeteria. 


Sign-ups for CDO retreat will be coming this week- they will be outside of 205b. 


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


Homecoming is fast approaching! If you are in need of a dress or homecoming attire, please see Mrs. Rouse in the Warrior Closet! We have a large variety of dance apparel available!  


Homecoming Guest Registration Forms can now be picked up and returned to the main office with Mrs. Chandler. 


Any BOYS interested in playing volleyball, please see Coach O during volleyball practices any day besides Tuesday in the new gym after school before September 21st. 


Hamline Univ. will be here on Sept 25th at 10:00 am in CO. 

Luther College will be here on Sept 25th at 1:00 pm in CO. 

Grandview Univ. will be here on Sept 26th at 10:00 am in CO. 

Simpson College will be here on Sept 26th at 12:30 pm in the CO. 

Drake uni will be here on Sept 27th but the time is being moved from 8:30 am to 8:00 am. 

St Olaf will be here on Sept 27th at 1:30 pm in CO. 


Coe College will be here Oct 2nd at 11:30 am in CO. 

Creighton University will be here on Oct 10th at 11:00 am in CO. 

Central College from Pella will be here on Oct 17th at 2:00 pm in CO. 

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. 



Today’s Events 

5:30 AM – 6:30 AM: MWM Swim Practice in WHS Pool 

8:00 AM – 8:00 PM: Fall Play Previews in WHS Little Theatre 

3:00 PM- 4:00 PM: Brothers 2 Brothers, Sisters 2 Sisters in WHS Room 129 

3:15 PM: Boys Golf Freshman Meet vs. Linn-Mar, Thomas Jefferson @ Jones Park Golf Course 

3:15 PM- 4:00 PM: High Reliability School Team in WHS Room 128 


Happy Birthday Today! 

Jaden DeMunda 

Daysha Gibson 

Myrnau Nevitt 

Wade Puckett 


Happy “Summer” June 16 Birthday! 

Sarah Bents 

Cyprus Davis 

Hashim Herz 

Eric McDonald 

Ryan Rinderknecht 

Sidney Turner 

Grayson Zylstra 







Cedar Rapids Community School District takes your safety seriously and welcomes your input. Please contact your building principal/administrator and report any safety concerns that you may have. This includes bullying, harassment, discrimination or anything that you feel threatening Thank you for helping us keep staff and students safe.




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!