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?
The Washington Middle School (WMS) Parent Teacher Student Association (PTSA) needs your help. To build and support the WMS community we need to understand who is here and what is important to our community. Please use 5 minutes to help us learn what is important to your family by replying to the 10 questions in this Survey before … Continue reading Help the WMS PTSA learn what is important to you!
Students are now able to check out more than books at the WMS Sidewalk Library! With a generous discount from local business, Blue Highway Games, the PTSA was able to purchase 24 new board and card games for our school library. There will also be a few puzzles that students can check out. Be sure … Continue reading More Than Books in the WMS Library!
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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’