It's nearly Thanksgiving and it's a WMS holiday tradition to provide "Thanksgiving Dinner-in-a-Bag" to any family in need. If you would like to DONATE a Thanksgiving Dinner please email firstname.lastname@example.org. If you can donate a dinner you will be asked to shop for a specific grocery list of supplies (costing approximately $40) and to deliver them … Continue reading Thanksgiving for Washington families in need
Join us at 6 pm in the WMS Library on Monday, Oct. 28, for a Community Meeting to learn about Vaping, Juul, Fentanyl and other dangerous substance use that is all around our children. We will start at 6 with a free dinner and chance to meet other families. At about 6:45, we'll hear from … Continue reading Vaping, Juul, Fentanyl: What Families Should Know
Make new friends and reconnect with old ones at the Back to School Block Party, 5-7 pm on Wednesday, Aug. 28. Enjoy pizza (including pork-free and veggie options), music, and meet staff and Ms. Katrina Hunt, our new Principal! Sponsored by the PTSA. The building will be open so newcomers can take a look! Volunteers … Continue reading Free dinner & more at WMS Block Party!
WMS community members joined together for dinner, discussion and approval of the PTSA 2019-20 Budget and Officers on Monday evening, June 10. The Community Meeting featured Consultant and WMS Middle School Success Coordinator LaKesha Kimbrough leading a conversation and small group activities to help create ideas for “How Families and School can work together to … Continue reading Brainstorming at Community Meeting
The following email was sent to the WMS community on June 5: Dear Washington Middle School community, Ms. Katrina Hunt has been appointed as the next principal of Washington Middle School (WMS). During the selection process, families, staff, and students were asked to provide feedback on the next school leader’s qualities. We heard that the … Continue reading Announcement of new Principal
Join us at 6 pm on Monday, June 10, for a Community Meeting sponsored by the PTSA! Consultant and WMS Middle School Success Coordinator LaKesha Kimbrough will lead a conversation on "How Families and School can work together to build a healthy community." We'll have a delicious free dinner catered by Bananas Grill (fully halal; … Continue reading Free dinner, more at PTSA’s next Community Meeting
The PTSA Board on June 3 approved a 2019-20 spending plan of more than $133,000, including new investments in programs and events intended to build community and address equity issues at the school. The PTSA membership is to vote on the budget at the community meeting starting at 6 pm on Monday, June 10. [See … Continue reading PTSA Board plans $133k budget
The PTSA Nominations Committee and the Board have proposed to the membership the following as 2019-20 Board Officers. (The election is to take place during the PTSA Community Meeting at 6 pm, Monday, June 10, for the academic year beginning July 1). Co-Presidents: Ya'Vonne Hubbard and Cliff Meyer Vice President: KL Shannon Secretary: Emily Lieberman … Continue reading PTSA Nominations Committee presents 2019-20 slate
The WMS PTSA performs many important roles in support of Washington Middle School, including community building, support for arts and academics, communication, fun events for our kids, and raising money to provide teacher grants and other financial support to the school. Lots of volunteers are needed to participate in these efforts, which are guided by … Continue reading Enjoy a PTSA Board role in 2019-20!
Below is the email sent to WMS families on April 23, 2019, with info on SBA testing this year:Dear Families/Guardians: This spring, your child/children will take the Smarter Balanced Assessments in Math and Language Arts. As our most valued partners in the education of your child/children, we want to ensure that you are informed in … Continue reading WMS standardized test schedule