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Principal's Message

Hello Washington Families!

It is my pleasure to welcome you to the 2022-2023 school year at Washington Elementary!  If you are a new family to Washington, WELCOME.  The first day of school for TK-5th grade will be on Wednesday, August 17 at 8:00 a.m. with Minimum Day Dismissal at 1:00 p.m.  Please check the correct tabs on this website for updated information throughout the year, especially our new bell schedule.  Parents, please download the Parent Square app on your phone so that you can receive weekly messages to keep you informed of school information, family activities, student celebrations and PTA news. We will do our best to communicate district and school information in a timely and effective manner. 

Our school is proud of our staff and student created Mission Statement:

Washington Elementary School fosters a collaborative family and challenging learning environment in which all students are valued and encouraged to achieve their full potential and goals. Our school promotes being kind, safe and responsible while fostering a child’s social emotional intelligence. Student’s individual differences are celebrated and a positive learning atmosphere helps to create innovative and creative lifelong learners in a diverse society.

We invite all families to get involved in your child's education. Please make sure that you sign up for any communication apps (Class DoJo, Remind, Bloomz, etc.) with your child's teacher.  It is imperative that the home-to-school connection is strong. When given the green light to have families on campus for volunteer opportunities and field trips, it is district policy that all parents complete an application and TB screening questionnaire prior to volunteering. 

We have an AMAZING PTA at Washington!  The PTA is very active and needs volunteers to make events and fundraisers a success. Our PTA funds school field trips, TK-5th grade art classes, family events and so much more! Please contact our PTA President, Stephanie Hernandez, at (323) 695-0118 and [email protected] to get involved.  Washington PTA website: https://washington-elementary-school-pta.square.site/    If you would like to help in any capacity, purchase items or find out about upcoming school events, please check out the PTA website for information.  

I am honored to be your Principal and to serve in my 5th year.  Please feel free to contact me if you have any questions or concerns at [email protected] or (626) 282-3926.  Our Office Manager, Carly Yoshitani, can answer any of your questions and would love to help . I look forward to seeing your smiling faces on August 17 when we start school at 8:00 a.m.!  Our AWESOME staff can't wait to interact and connect with our Washington family and show our Warrior pride! Please remember the Washington Way: We are KIND. We are SAFE. We are RESPONSIBLE.  



Sandra Alley