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WINGS Family Picnic

Mark Friday, May 4th on your calendar for the WINGS Family Picnic!  The picnic will be held at the Washington Fairgrounds Swine Pavilion from 4:00-7:00 PM.  Ticket are on sale at all Washington Schools or call 636-359-1452!  Adult advance tickets are $8.00 ($10.00 at the door) and Child's advance tickets are $4.00 ($5.00) at the door.  The adult menu includes: pork steaks, pulled pork, pulled chicken and pulled pork nacho's with sides and drink.  Children's menu includes pork burger or hotdog with chips, cookie and drink. All proceeds go to the WINGS Educational Foundation Teacher Grant Fund.

2018 WINGS HALL OF HONOR

Mark your calendar for the 2018 WINGS Hall of Honor Dinner and Dance: Saturday, September 29, 2018

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WINGS Educational Foundation
PO Box 203
Washington, MO 63090
Phone: (636) 231-2100
501(c)3 Corporation

2017-18 STEAM Collaborative WINGS Grant

The WINGS Educational Foundation is excited to sponsor the $10,000 STEAM Collaborative WINGS Grant. The STEAM Collaborative WINGS Grant may encompass any learning experience that includes pre-K through grade 12 students in any content area. Details can be found in the STEAM Grant Application.

Applications must be received no later than 4 p.m on April 5, 2018

2017-18 STEAM Collaborative WINGS Grant .pdf

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WINGS Hall of Honor Inductees 2017


Pictured are 2017 WINGS Educational Foundation Hall of Honor inductees, along with WINGS members and School District of Washington staff.  Seated, from left, are Annette Bebermeyer, Carolyn Wolff, Julie Perry and Marilyn Miller (family members accepting in behalf of Carolyn Shotwell, Educator Award). Standing, from left, are WINGS members Teresa Brockman, Casey Zastrow, Amy Oesterly, Cindy Lohmeyer and Ruthann Smith, Hall of Honor inductee Rocky Sickmann (Alumni Award), School District of Washington Superintendent Dr. Lori VanLeer, Hall of Honor inductee Andrea Rau (Community Contributor Award), and WINGS members Janie Chalem, Carol Zanin, Brad Mitchell, Nancy Wood and Rich Buckman.

2017 Support Staff Person of the Year


Augusta Elementary Secretary Dawn Martin, holding plaque, was named the WINGS 2017 Support Staff Person of the Year. From left are Amy Oesterly (WINGS), Dawn Martin, Casey Zastrow (WINGS) and Teresa Brockman (WINGS).

WINGS Educational Excellence Award 2016-17


Washington High School Library Media Specialist Ann Loesing, second from left, was awarded the WINGS Educator of the Year, sponsored by the Missourian and two anonymous Washington High School alumni. From left are Amy Oesterly (WINGS), Loesing, Susan Miller Warden (Washington Missourian) and Brad Mitchell (WINGS).

Major Saver Program 2016-17


Stacy Hontz of Major Saver presents a check to WINGS for $39,780 for the 2017 Major Saver Program. Brad Mitchell of WINGS accepts the check.

WINGS Scholarships 2016-17


Washington High School students received the 2016-2017 WINGS scholarship for $500 apiece. From left are Carol Zanin (WINGS), recipients Cole Phinney, Justine Huellinghoff, Gavin Novak and Kelley Siem, and Janie Chalem (WINGS).

2016 WINGS Hall of Honor Inductees

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Pictured are 2016 WINGS Educational Foundation Hall of Honor inductees. The inductees, holding the plaques, from left, are Jim Gephardt, Jim Jackson and Tim Elder, who was accepting on behalf of Steve Minning. Also pictured, from left, are Lynda McCoy (WINGS), School District of Washington Superintendent Dr. Lori VanLeer and Brad Mitchell (WINGS).

WINGS S.T.E.A.M. Grant Awarded to WMS

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Pictured are 2016 WINGS STEAM Grant winners from Washington Middle School. Front row, from left, representing Washington Middle School, are Melissa Ziegler, Logan Stapp, Valerie Jankowski, Emily Hardee and Danielle Snider, and Dawn Kitchell (WINGS). Back row, from left, are WINGS representatives Dr. Jane Reed, Casey Zastrow, Cindy Lohmeyer and Brad Mitchell, and School District of Washington Superintendent Dr. Lori VanLeer.

2016 Support Staff Person of Year

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Chris Arnold, middle, was named the WINGS 2016 Support Staff Person of the Year. Front row, from left, are Janie Chalem (WINGS), Arnold and Carol Zanin (WINGS). Back row, from left, are  Laura Bruckerhoff (Washington Middle School Associate Principal) and Lori Strubberg (WINGS).

(Washington Missourian Photo).

2016 WINGS New Directors

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WINGS New Directors for 2016

Front row, from left, are Janie Chalem, Amy Oesterly and Katelyn Riegel. Back row, from left, are Lori Strubberg and Becky Cox. Not pictured are Laurie Weber and Teresa Brockmann.

2015 Hall of Honor Inductees

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Pictured are 2015 Wings Educational Foundation Hall of Honor inductees. The inductees, front row from left holding the plaques, are Rick Rehmeier, Jean Van Der Kamp and Margaret Niemeyer, who was representing her late husband, Dr. Kenneth Niemeyer. Also pictured, from left, are Cindy Lohmeyer (WINGS), Lynda McCoy (WINGS), Dr. Jane Reed (WINGS), Lori Strubberg (WINGS), Brad Mitchell (WINGS), School District of Washington Superintendent Dr. Lori VanLeer and Dawn Kitchell (WINGS).

WINGS News

4/16/18

WINGS Educational Foundation will put on its annual BBQ lunch delivery and Picnic in the Park on Friday, May 4.

Lunch Delivery

Members of WINGS will deliver BBQ lunch directly to your business in Washington, or the orders can be picked up at the Washington Fairgrounds.

Each box lunch is $7, which includes a choice of pulled pork, pork steak or pork burger, along with chips and a cookie. Bulk orders are available.

Click on the attached link below for the order form. Orders are due by Wednesday, April 25.   

Picnic in the Park

The WINGS Picnic in the Park will run from 4-7 p.m. at the Washington Fairgrounds.

There will be games and activities for children, along with musical entertainment and great food.

Adult dinners are a choice of pulled chicken, pork steak or nachos (chicken or pork). Dinners include bakes beans, potato salad, cookie and drink.

Children dinners are a choice of pork burger, hot dog or nachos. Dinners include chips, cookie and drink.

Click on the attached link below for the order form. Advanced tickets are $8 for adults and $4 for children. Tickets at the door are $10 for adults and $5 for children.


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4/3/18

Nominations are being accepted for the School District of Washington and WINGS Teacher of the year award. All classroom teachers Pre-K through 12th grade are eligible.

Anyone may submit a nomination for the School District of Washington and WINGS Teacher of the Year; however, if it’s someone other than the building principal, a letter of support from the principal is to be included with the nomination.

The principal and/or person submitting the nomination must include a statement in 300 words or less why they believe the educator they are nominating should be selected as WINGS Teacher of the Year.

Specific examples should be cited, such as the educator’s methods for meeting student needs, desire for professional growth, community involvement, dedication to the teaching profession, and rapport with students, parents and staff. Include the educator’s name, school name, subject area, grade level and years of experience.

Superintendent Dr. Lori VanLeer and a committee will review the nominations and submit up to 10 to the WINGS Board for final selection. The nominees will be announced at the end of the year program. This will allow more individuals to be recognized. The recipient will be announced at the opening ceremonies for the 2018-19 school year.

Nominations should be sent to the building principal by April 25.

The WINGS Teacher of the Year will be eligible for the Missouri Regional Teacher of the Year.

Click on the attached links below for a flyer detailing more information and a specific timeline, as well as a School District of Washington and WINGS Teacher of the Year nomination form.

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4/2/18

WINGS once again is providing an opportunity to recognizing a staff member in the School District of Washington.

Show your appreciation to a teacher or district employee who has made a difference in your child’s life or your own life, by sending them a flower and a card with a personal message from you or your child, and help fund the WINGS Teacher Grants Program.

These grants enable teachers to bring new and innovative programs to the classroom that cannot be funded by the school district.

Board members of the WINGS Foundation will hand deliver the flowers and cards to each honoree on Wednesday, May 9.

Here is how to honor a district employee through the WINGS Educational Foundation:

1. Select a teacher, support staff, or administrator to honor.

2. Complete the information sheet by clicking here or on the attached link below.

3. Make your tax-deductible donation payable to: WINGS Educational Foundation

4. Send your cash or check and completed information to:

WINGS Teacher Recognition

PO Box 203

Washington, MO 63090

Or

Drop off the information at the WINGS office located at Four Rivers Career Center in Washington

Or

Your child’s school can also send the information to the WINGS office through the district inner office mail. Ask the secretary at your child’s school for more information.

DEADLINE: Friday, April 27.

Deliveries will be on May 9.

We hope you will take this opportunity to honor a staff member or teacher. Your contributions will benefit all students. The WINGS Educational Foundation Board, along with the educators and students who will benefit from your support, thank you in advance. Please direct questions to: wings@washington.k12.mo.us or call 636-231-2100.

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10/27/17

The School District of Washington’s WINGS Foundation awarded 25 early bird teacher grants this fall (2017), totaling $3,187.

Since 1993, 1,023 teacher grants have been awarded by WINGS totaling $471,480.89.

The teachers receiving the grant, the school where they work and their program are as follows:

Carla Campbell and Derick Heflin, Washington High School, Therapeutic Supports

Lindsey Jasper and Adam Fischer, Washington High School, Therapeutic Supports

Stefanie Virgen, Washington Middle School, Pathways to Community; College and Career Readiness

Colin Flynn, Washington High School, Graphic Novels for Struggling Readers

Jenny Meers, Four Rivers Career Center, Literacy and learning With Felt Boards

Bridget Phelps, Clearview Elementary, Addition to Flexible Seating

Kimberly Fleer, Marthasville Elementary, Making Math Magical

Julia Young, Augusta Elementary, Sixth Grade Number Sense and Mental Math Skills

Maggie Butler, Marthasville and Augusta Elementary, Music Stands

Katie Fischer, South Point Elementary, Flexible Seating Balance Ball Chairs

Sara Bradshaw, Marthasville Elementary, Flexible Seating

Elizabeth Hobbs, Washington High School, Formative Assessment in Schoology

Suzanne Pelley, Washington High School, Pop Beads for Cell Division and Protein Synthesis

Lindsay Obermark, Washington West Elementary, Thinking Within, Beyond and About the Text-Guided Reading

Julie Grafrath and Molly Hanify, Washington West Elementary, Crigo Education Domino Resource Set

Jennifer Pecka, Labadie Elementary, Make Me a Makerspace

Trisha Ley, Washington West Elementary, Engaging Movers

Kaylin Bade, Washington Middle School, Theme and Literature With Traditional Texts

Ryan Leatherman, Washington High School, Biomedical Text Set

Keith Thacker, Washington Middle School, Wood Carts

Nicole Kottmann, Washington West Elementary, The 40 Book Challenge; Motivating Readers With Genre

Marie Dobson, Washington West Elementary, Guiding Readers to Comprehension

Chris Buenniger Washington Middle School, Therapeutic Supports

Leslie Ohse, Washington Middle School, Therapeutic Supports

Lori Mickelson, South Point Elementary, Measure for Measure

A photo of the WINGS early bird teacher grant recipients is below.

Click on the attached link below for the WINGS Foundation web page.

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WINGS 2018 Teacher Grants

WINGS Educational Foundation offers educators in the School District of Washington the opportunity

to apply for the WINGS Educator Grant to fund innovation, technology or other opportunities to improve instruction for students in the District. The Maximum amount awarded is $5,000

  The application deadline is Thursday, April 5, 2018.  WINGS Educator Grant App 2018docx.pdf

WINGS Teacher Appreciation

Show your appreciation to a Teacher/District Employee who has made a difference in your child's live or your own, by sending them a flower and card with a personal message from you or your child.  Cost is $5.00 for one flower/card or $10.00 for three. Proceeds will fund the WINGS Educational Foundation, Teacher Grant Fund.  Deadline is Friday April 27, with delivery on May 9th.  See the attached form for additional information. Teacher Appreciation formdocx