The mission of the Locomotive Community Organization (LCO) is to:
Create a community of close relationships between the child’s
home and school by encouraging communication and engagement
between teachers, the administration and families.
Provide support for Washington elementary, its teachers and
families of Students.
The LCO is inclusive and constitutes a group of diverse,
organized an effective members who will meet this mission
through, among other things, developing and participating in
school wide activities, providing substantive administrative
feedback as appropriate and raising funds for the financial
support of the school and teachers.
All parents, guardians and caregivers of children at Washington
Elementary School are members of the Locomotive Community
Organization. Unless otherwise entitled, school administrators,
teachers and staff are non-voting members. No fees are associated
There are many ways to help! Our Locomotive Community can assist
prep work for projects (cutting, stapling, sorting)
STEAM Exhibition Day/School-wide events/Field Day
Be sure to fill out the volunteer packet and the beginning of the
Your child’s teacher might have other possible ways to help –
Please note that every class is different. Please check with the
teacher, and we’ll see you on campus!
Please complete the following before volunteering:
A current and completed volunteer registration
A copy of a recent TB Test or chest x-ray
form/ card indicating a negative result.
A completed and cleared Volunteer Sex Offender
Check Authorization Form or a completed and cleared Volunteer
Fingerprinting and Criminal Background Check or current
fingerprinting on fine with district.
Fieldtrips: Fingerprint clearance is required to
transport/chaperone students on fieldtrips.