WMS families are invited to learn more about STEM by TAF’s project-based learning model during two sessions, 11-noon and 5-6 pm on Thursday, May 6. Sign up to receive Zoom links for the event. (Registration required.) The event will feature Alec McQuinn, Makerspace coordinator, and Dylan Withrow, Teacher Science Partnership (TSP) coordinator. Alec will show … Continue reading May 6 interactive demos of TAF project-based learning
Parents and caregivers, come to the PTSA's new series of online meetups! PTSA Morning “Sip and Chat” Socials: 8-9 am, March 30, April 20PTSA Evening “Sip and Chat”Socials: 5-6 pm, April 8, April 22Kahoot! Trivia Night: 6:30-7:30 pm, April 23Bingo Night: 6:30-7:30 pm, May 14 Dates are subject to change, so check our calendar to … Continue reading PTSA offers morning & evening meetups
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?