Washington

Middle School

3100 Cain Rd SE
Olympia, WA 98501
(360) 596-3000
(360) 596-3003 Attendance
(360) 596-3001 Fax

Smarter Balance Practice Assessments

We have added a page dedicated to the Smarter Balance Assessments to our web site. You will find the link above in yellow and on the Information page at the bottom of the links along the left side of the page. Currently we only have the link to take the practice tests, more information will be added as we get closer to test time. Click here to check it out.

Read Across America Day & World Read Aloud Day

Students and Staff, make sure you have your book ready on Monday, March 2 when WMS participates in National Read Across America Day!  As a school we will all read silently for 20 minutes in honor of Dr. Seauss's birthday.  Wednesday, March 4 is World Read Aloud Day!  WMS will welcome some guest readers on that day.

Upcoming State Test Dates

Smarter Balance Tests: All grades test on May 5-7 (Language arts) and May 11 and 12 (Math).

MAP testing begins in March. All students will take the Math test in their math classrooms on two consecutive days.  

The 8th graders test from March 3rd thru March 12th with makeup's on March 13th.

7th graders test March 23-26 with makeup testing on March 27th

6th graders test March 16-19 with makeup's testing on March 20th.

Additionally, 6th graders will do MAP Reading tests March 30-April 2nd in their Language art classrooms. 

We appreciate your attention to this important time and carefully monitor your students attendance during March so this process may move swiftly without too much interruption to the normal school curriculum. We sincerely thank you!

 

5th Grade Parent Info Night

Mark your calendars! We will be holding an information night for parents of current 5th graders of WMS feeder schools; Centennial, Pioneer & McKenny on March 17th 6pm-7pm.

Fine & Fee Statements

In the next two weeks, the district is mailing fine and fee statements to the parents/guardians of students with an unpaid fine or delinquent fee on their account. This is a semi-annual notification process; one after each semester.

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Parents: How to Manage Your District Phone Calls

You may now manage how and where you receive phone calls and other notifications from the school and school district. Click below for more details.

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Safe Schools Alert

Safety is our top priority.  SafeSchools Alert is a reporting system that allows students, staff, and parents to submit concerns to our administration in four different ways; phone, text, email or via the web.  Anyone may easily report on bullying, harassment, alcohol/other drugs, vandalism or safety concerns through the SafeSchools Alert process.  Tips may be submitted anonymously.

If you have questions, contact your school principal or the District Compliance Officer, Jeff Carpenter at (360) 596-8544.

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Upcoming Events

  • Wednesday, March 4
    • One Hour Late Start (EXCEPT Lincoln and Avanti)
  • Monday, March 9
    • School Board Study Session
  • Friday, March 13
    • End of 2nd Trimester
    • Half Day (ES) - Grading
  • Monday, March 16
    • School Board Meeting
  • Tuesday, March 17
    • 5th Grade Parent Info Night
  • Friday, March 20
    • WMS Activity Night $5 and a can of food
  • Tuesday, March 24
    • Half Day (K-5) - Elementary School Conferences