Our judges have selected designs by Brandon Teh, Eli Riggio, and Tegan West as winners of the WMS Sidewalk Library Banner Contest. Winners will receive a $50 gift card and their designs will be printed on vinyl banners to be displayed at the WMS Sidewalk Library happening every other Wednesday from noon to 2 pm. … Continue reading Winners of Sidewalk Library Banner Contest
HOST (Huskies Out of School Time) and Seattle University are offering "Lunchtime Funtime" 11:30-12:15 on Wednesdays. Students will be in a virtual room with Seattle U. Mentors/Volunteers to chat about various topics and play games. In March, a focus will be Creative Writing/Poetry. Registration is required. Each month a group of Washington students will join … Continue reading For students: ‘Lunchtime Funtime’ Wednesdays
HOST (Husky Out of School Time) is offering a great Spring 2021 lineup of free enrichment and recreation classes to support students in their growth mindset. Due to COVID-19, HOST again will be virtual this semester, but some programs will get students moving, and away from their screens! HOST is coordinated by Seattle Parks & … Continue reading New options for HOST spring classes!
Sixth-graders are getting ready for Virtual STEM Expo Industry Day 9-10 am on Wednesday, March 10, as part of their progress toward STEM Expo later this year. WMS is seeking STEM professionals to participate as volunteers! (See below.) What is STEM Expo Industry Day? Volunteers from various organizations will interact with students and discuss their … Continue reading Virtual STEM Expo Industry Day on March 3
THE Challenge Design an original “Sidewalk Library” banner. If yours is chosen, the PTSA will print it on a vinyl banner and replace Mr. Johnson’s flimsy paper sign. JUST A FEW Rules Email us a high quality photo of your design. (If you use a graphics or similar app to create the design, send us … Continue reading Sidewalk Library Banner Contest!
Congratulations to 6th-grader Mareike Elliott, whose poetry and artwork entries are advancing to the Washington State round of the National PTA 2020-21 Reflections Arts Competition. A judge in the Seattle citywide round said of her poem, "The Voice": Lyrical! Would love to hear this set to music. I love the paradox in the concluding stanza … Continue reading Finalists in statewide Reflections contest!
The PTSA last week began asking families to answer a few questions that will help us learn more about what is important to our community. The online survey has 10 questions and should take 5 minutes or less. We are sending links to the survey through the PTSA email list, Principal Hunt's Friday email … Continue reading PTSA survey: Have you taken it?
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Have a student who might attend Washington in 2021-22? The school has provided the following resources: Online presentation (Overview and Q&A in English, 65 mins, recorded Dec. 16, 2020)Video tour of WMS building (recorded in Summer 2020, in English)"STEMbyTAF" approach to learning (generalized information) Please be aware that many pages on the school website are … Continue reading Info on WMS & ‘STEMbyTAF’
UPDATE: Ten "Judges' Favorites" and 10 "Honorable Mention" awards have been picked in the first-ever WMS Cookie Decorating Fest. Students who created the "Judges' Favorites" will receive $25 gift cards from the PTSA. Take a look at all entries! ORIGINAL POST: Ready to try some (snicker)doodling in the PTSA's first-ever WMS Cookie Decorating Contest? Round … Continue reading Sprinkle joy in Cookie Decorating Fest