Dear Washburn Students and Families,

Welcome back to another exciting school year at Washburn Elementary School! I hope this letter finds you all in good health and high spirits as we prepare to embark on a new journey of learning, growth, and discovery.

As the proud Principal of Washburn Elementary, I am thrilled to extend my warmest greetings to both familiar faces and new members of our school community. Our staff has been hard at work preparing for this upcoming year, and we cannot wait to welcome you all through our doors once again.

The 2023-24 school year promises to be one filled with innovation, engagement, and a commitment to excellence in education. . Our goal is to provide an environment that fosters not only academic achievement but also personal development, critical thinking, and a lifelong love for learning.

Washburn Elementary has always been more than just a school; it is a community of learners, educators, and families working together to create a nurturing and supportive environment for all. We encourage open communication and active involvement from parents and guardians because we believe that collaboration between home and school is essential for a child's success. Whether you are returning or joining us for the first time, I encourage you to take an active role in your child's education and engage in the various opportunities for involvement that we will be offering throughout the year.

Please mark your calendars for our upcoming Open House on August 29, 2023 from 4:00pm to 5:30 pm where you will have the chance to meet your child's teachers, learn about our programs, and get a glimpse of the exciting year ahead. Additionally, keep an eye out for our monthly newsletters, which will provide updates on school activities, important dates, and educational resources.

I am confident that with your support, dedication, and enthusiasm, the 2023-24 school year will be one of growth, achievement, and memorable experiences. Let us continue to work together to create a safe, inclusive, and inspiring learning environment for every student who walks through our doors.

On behalf of the entire staff at Washburn Elementary School, I extend my warmest welcome once again. We look forward to seeing you all on the first day of school, August 30th.


Principal Erik Gray