George Washington, for whom the Washington School is named, was the commander-in-chief of the Colonial armies during
the Revolutionary War. After the war he was the first President of the United States.
That's what everybody knows. However, there was much more to his life.
Click the picture on the right for a short biography of a very important person in our nation's history.
For an article on the construction of the Washington School (which cost $62,237.56 in 1915), click here. For a 1921 magazine article about the school and its architect, Frank Farley, click Building Age magazine article. Frank Farley was a Cheney family member, a descendant of Frank Cheney. For the printed program distributed at a reception for alumni and former teachers, click Washington School reunion.