• Veteran team could live up to big ambitions

    Second chances are not a common luxury in high school sports. The four-year revolving door that brings new players in and sends others out means that team poised for greatness one year could be completely dismantled by the start of next season.

  • 4/12/17 School menus

    Washington County Elementary School

    North Washington Elementary/Middle



    Wednesday, April 12 - Eggs/toast/bacon, cereal/honey crackers, milk/juice/fruit, Grab & Go

    Thursday, April 13 – Breakfast pizza, cereal bar/honey crackers, milk/juice/fruit, Grab & Go

    Friday, April 14 – Mini donuts, cereal/honey crackers, milk/juice/fruit, Grab & Go

    Monday, April 17 – Pop-tarts or cereal/honey crackers, milk/juice/fruit, Grab & Go

  • ECTC to host open house April 27
  • Commander football 2016: By the numbers

    The 2016 football season got off to a rocky start for the Washington County Commanders. The team opened with five straight losses after suffering some injuries to key players.

    In week six, the Commanders found their groove, hosting Trimble County, and picked up a 41-0 win. They followed that up with a 56-20 thumping of district foe Shawnee to make their mark 2-5.

    From that point, with three games to play in the regular season, things started to look uphill again as state powers DeSales and Christian Academy of Louisville stood in front of the Commanders.

  • SCC graduate returns - speaks about job

    SCC Communications

    Nick Houlehan, a recent graduate of St. Catharine College, has carried his success on campus to the workforce.

    Houlehan, who graduated with a degree in criminal justice, landed a job with the police department in Florence, Ky., just two months after commencement.

    Florence is a city of around 75,000 residents, Houlehan told Dr. Harry Toder’s class recently. There are 62 officers in the Florence police department.

  • North Washington Elementary named 2013 Kentucky School to Watch

    North Washington Elementary School was recently named to the 2013 Kentucky Schools to Watch list.

    At this time, there are about 400 schools nationally that have been designated as schools to watch and 13 schools currently designated in Kentucky. The Schools to Watch program, in 19 states, is part of an initiative developed and guided by the National Forum to Accelerate Middle-Grades Reform. Schools are recognized for a three-year period; then, at the end of that period must reapply in order to maintain their designation as a STW.

  • WC Youth Coalition to host Town Hall meeting

    The Washington County Heartland Youth Coalition will be hosting a Town Hall Meeting on Thursday, Mar. 28 at Mordecai’s in Springfield. Doors will open at 5:30 p.m. and dinner will begin at 6 p.m. This year’s theme is: “I Won’t Be the One”. Our theme will focus on Underage Drinking, Rx Drug Abuse and Sustainability.

  • WCHS student accepted to WKU Honors College

    David had to fill out a five part application and submit two essays. He had to submit his extra-curricular activities, community service, honors and awards. First-time freshmen who meet any one of the following requirements are eligible to apply:

    • 27 ACT composite, or combined verbal and math SAT of 1210; or
    • 3.8 unweighted high school GPA; or
    • Top 15 percent of graduating high school class.

  • School menus

    Breakfast (All schools)

    Thursday, Jan. 10 – Eggs, bacon and toast/jelly or cereal, juice, milk

    Friday, Jan. 11 – Breakfast burrito or cereal, juice, milk

    Monday, Jan. 14 – WG poptart or cereal, juice, milk

    Tuesday, Jan. 15 – Sausage, gravy and biscuit or cereal, juice, milk

    Wednesday, Jan. 16 – Pancake/syrup or cereal, juice, milk


    WCES, NWES and NWMS - Lunch

  • New trainer takes over at WCHS


    Washington County High School has filled its athletic trainer position after Jenna Meyer stepped down last month after two years on the job to pursue her doctorate in physical therapy at the University of Indianapolis.