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In partnership with our community, McGuffey School District empowers all learners to grow and excel.

Joe Walker Elementary

Joe Walker Elementary School

2510 Park Avenue
Washington, PA  15301
Phone:  724-222-3061
Fax:  724-222-2630
Mr. Matthew Wolfe, Principal

Joe Walker Elementary School was named after Joseph Albert Walker in honor of his accomplishments of making two flights beyond 100 kilometers - the edge of space.  Joe Walker's home that he grew up in is approximately 1/2 mile down Route 18 from Joe Walker Elementary School itself (towards Washington, PA).

McGuffey School District's Mission Statement
In a cooperative effort with the community, the mission of the McGuffey School District is to be an educational leader by enabling students to reach their full potential through the acquisition and application of knowledge and life skills.
Joe Walker Elementary Facts

Joe Walker Elementary SPOTLIGHT

Laurie Maglietta is named a Dr. Howard Jack Outstanding Public Educator
Washington County Community Foundation has named Laurie Maglietta a Dr. Howard Jack Outstanding Public Educator, Ms. Maglietta directed a $1,000 grant from the Foundation’s Acorn Fund to McGuffey School District for the purchase of water monitoring equipment and supplies. 
We are SO proud of Ms. Maglietta and her dedication to inspire and challenge our students everyday!!

Observer- Reporter Article- 

Joe Walker SOARs with Mrs. DelVitto!

The students at Joe Walker Elementary show their love for Mrs. DelVitto at the SOAR Reboot Assembly!!! 
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State Police K9 Unit visits our 3rd Grade Classroom

Third Grade students at Joe Walker Elementary had some special visitors from the PA State Police K9 Unit!! 
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PSSA Testing
May 2-13, 2022

PTO Meeting
May 3, 2022
(Library / 6:00)

2nd Grade Field Trip
May 9, 2022
(Pittsburgh Zoo)

Teacher Appreciation Week
May 9-13, 2022

3rd Grade Field Trip
May 12, 2022
(Pittsburgh Zoo)

4th Grade Field Trip
May 13, 2022

Wild Things Game AR Reward
May 13, 2022

School Board Meeting
May 19, 2022
(H.S. / 6:00)

Career Day
May 20, 2022

Title 1 Family Breakfast
May 25, 2022
(Cafeteria / 8:30)

5th Grade Field Trip
(Mingo Creek Park)

Fun Day
May 27, 2022
(Wear JW t-shirts)

No School
May 30, 2022
Memorial Day

Biz Town Field Trip
(Gr 4 & 5)
JA Day
(Gr K-3)
May 31, 2022

Kindergarten Graduation
June 1, 2022
(Playground / 9:00)
(Picnic at SF playground following)

5th Grade Middle School Visit
June 1, 2022
(Farewell Picnic Following)

Last Day of School
June 2, 2022
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