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Principal's Message

Principal Back to School Night Presentation

Welcome to Washington! Our school is the largest elementary school in RBUSD and we are home to the district’s Dual Immersion Program. We have a wonderful community and a very active PTA who support various programs at our school. This school year has been like no other as we continue to the navigate the COVID-19 pandemic. Despite the many challenges we face and continue to face, Washington remains committed on the safety and wellness of our students.


Our focus for this school has shifted slightly from previous years but it is also the same in some regard. We are committed to the following goals for the 2020-21 school year:


Social/Emotional Support through programs like MindUp, Start with Hello, Relationship Mapping and The Gratitude Campaign

Development of more culturally responsive instruction in addition to Social Justice Education

Rigorous Math Instruction utilizing CGI and Eureka Math

Intensive Reading Instruction through small group intervention

Intentional blended learning instruction using tech tools and vetted online learning programs

Washington promotes the development of the whole child and our programs as well as school events illustrate this. We are also dedicated to staying connected with our community in any way possible. You can find us on Instagram, Twitter, and we even have our own podcast, Exploring Education. Please follow us so you can stay up to date on the latest happenings at Washington.  

We are grateful to our staff and community for their support and hard work to enhance the student experience at Washington during a time when we have not been able to provide a traditional school setting. Please continue to check our website and the RBUSD.org website for updates related to the COVID-19 pandemic and what our district/school is doing to meet the needs of our community and students.

With gratitude,

Andrea Bittick




Links/Social Media

Washington Website: https://washington.rbusd.org/

Exploring Education Podcast: https://anchor.fm/exploringeducation/episodes

Washington Instagram: @WashingtonExplorers

Washington Twitter: @WaExplorers


BCHD COVID Testing Resources: https://www.bchd.org/covidtesting 

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