Welcome to Washington Grove ES       

WGES Welcomes Dr. Amy Alonso!
Dr. Alonso is the newest member of the WGES family, and our new principal!

We are looking forward to a great year!  


We hope you are having a great summer, but we can't wait to see you on 
Tuesday, September 4th!

News and Announcements

2017 Individual School Progress Report

The Maryland State Department of Education (MSDE) has posted the results of the 2017 Partnership for Assessment of Readiness for College and Careers (PARCC), and the High School Assessments on the Maryland Report Card website. Click here to view Washington Grove Elementary

WGES' 125th Anniversary Gear: UPDATED!

There is Power in Words

 There is Power in Words     Congratulations to 5th grader, Jack Fones, whose letter to the Oriole Advocates  resulted in him getting enough donated baseball equipment to outfit two teams! Jack, whose family is moving to Rwanda, plans to introduce his favorite pastime to his

Way to Go Emelda!

Congratulations to 4th grader, Emelda J, who was a finalist for the City of Gaithersburg’s Junior Mayor contest! She initially wrote an essay about her ideas for improving life in Gaithersburg and then participated in a videotaped interview with the City Council. While she


Last month, WGES designated March 21st as WGES' Super Hero Day, and dressed up accordingly to honor the hard work and contributions of our building service and office staff. Click below see images of that day! https://www.flickr.com/photos/wges/albums/72157693368676191    

We Need You!

Dear Parents, We could use your help in collecting and sending in clean materials for the children to use in our STEM lab.  These materials will be shared and will not be returned to you. We are always on


to these students for being recognized by the City of Gaithersburg for their artistic/writing efforts: Jack Fones – Honorable Mention – Adult Heroes in Our Community essay contest Mia Tunche – Winner – Character Counts poster contest Fatoumata Touray –