Make new friends and reconnect with old ones at the Welcome Back 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. Volunteers needed — many options for this event and other back-to-school needs: http://bit.ly/BlockPartyvols19
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
Enjoy free dinner, door prizes, entertainment from around the world and much more at WMS Multicultural Night 5:30-8 pm Thursday, April 18! This event, organized by HOST and supported with PTSA and Seattle Education Levy funding, celebrates the many cultures at WMS. Volunteers are needed for Thursday afternoon and evening! See http://bit.ly/MCsignup2019. Another way to … Continue reading Get ready for Multicultural Night!
Art Teacher Stephanie Jungblom's amazing classes help more than 300 WMS students each year learn new skills and techniques! The students create amazing drawings, paintings, ceramic sculptures and multimedia designs. Supplies are funded in part by a $5,000 grant from the PTSA (through parent and other donations), but this money has run out. Can you … Continue reading Art supplies needed!