Congratulations to 6th-grader Mareike E. and 7th-grader Brandon T. for representing Washington Middle School in the Seattle Council PTSA's city-wide round of the National PTA 2020-21 Reflections Art Competition. The work was required to reflect the theme of "I matter because..." Visit the virtual art gallery to view the work of Mareike and other entrants. … Continue reading 2 students reach citywide round of Reflections contest
Nov. 8 Nov. 13 is the (extended!) deadline for entering the Washington Middle School round of this year’s national PTA “Reflections” arts contest. Students may enter original work in any of six categories: visual art (2D or 3D)photographyliteraturemusic compositionfilm/video productiondance choreography! An optional “special artist” category is available to students who qualify under ADA regulations. … Continue reading Enter PTSA Reflections arts contest
Over the years, people connected with Washington Middle School have created and posted a wide variety of videos, with most showing students in performance, competing in sports and involved in other activities. Click here to go to a list on YouTube. If you have only a couple of minutes, don't miss the original Mathtown video … Continue reading Explore videos about Washington students!
Parents and guardians are all too familiar with the ways our students experience pandemic stresses. Help is available, as you'll find out if you view the 17-minute presentation, "Wellness in a Time of Virtual Learning." It was created for the October PTSA Community Meeting by members of our school's Counseling Team and the Kaiser Permanente … Continue reading Video: ‘Wellness in a Time of Virtual Learning’
This budget was first approved by the PTSA Board in June 2020 and re-approved with minor modifications in October 2020. It was approved without changes by PTSA membership at the Oct. 21, 2020, Community (General) Meeting. At the meeting, PTSA Treasurer Brenda Price noted that the $156,000 spending plan follows the pattern of recent years, … Continue reading 2020-21 Approved Budget
6:30 pm, Oct. 21, 2020, PTSA Community Meeting (Zoom link has been removed, but the meeting's special topic portion was recorded and will be posted for replay.) Special topic: "Social and Emotional Support for Our Students" Members of our school's Counseling Team will talk about social and emotional support for students in a remote-learning environment … Continue reading PTSA Meeting for October: Agenda & materials
Interested in some great volunteer opportunities that support our school and community? Take a look below. Any role that has an asterisk is either open (as of October 2020) or could be shared with the current volunteer. You probably will want more info before committing! Email us at firstname.lastname@example.org. Key: y=role is normally a Board … Continue reading PTSA Roles, 2020-21
For the 2020-21 year, the WMS Building Leadership Team will include 2 parent/guardian positions, with 1 appointed by the PTSA and 1 appointed by the WMS administration. The following is a general job description for parent/guardian representatives. WHAT YOU’LL DO Provide input, feedback, and guidance as the BLT drafts, revises, shapes, and directs the following: … Continue reading Be a parent/guardian rep on BLT
Need a printable copy of the Fall Bell Schedule? Download a PDF of the Bell Schedule for all Grade 6 houses and Grades 7-8.Download a Word doc that allows your 7th- or 8th-grader to create a printable personalized Bell Schedule listing each class and teacher.
The following welcome message was sent to 6th-grade families Aug. 28 and also posted on the school website's STEMbyTAF home page. Dear WMS Junior Husky Students and Families, It is a pleasure to partner with Seattle Public School District and Washington Middle School (WMS), to welcome your child as an incoming Junior Husky! To start … Continue reading Welcome letter from STEMbyTAF Director Krishna Richardson-Daniels