Washington

Middle School

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

WMS Musical Looking for Performers

WMS Booster Club is providing a chance for students to perform The Pirates of Penzance. Rehearsals begin April 13th and take place Monday thru Friday from 2:50-5:00pm. Two performances will take place at the OHS PAC on May 15th & 16th. Cost is $150 (check to WMS) and due by the first rehearsal. For more information, flyers are available in the WMS Office or contact Amara Cavagnaro at amara.cavagnaro@gmail.com.

Spirit Week March 30-April 3

Hey Bulldogs! Show your school spirit and participate in the upcoming Spirit Week. The results from the survey are in and counted, so here are the results.

Monday-Comfy, Cozy Day

Tuesday-Crazy Hair Day

Wednesday-Mismatch Everything Day

Thursday-Disney Day

Friday-WMS Colors Day (6th: red, 7th: black, 8th: white)

Do you get the Saturday morning Skyward email?

Did you know you can get an email every Saturday morning with your child's grades, attendance, missing assignments and more from Skyward? It is easy to set up. Just log into Family Access and click "My Account" near the top right hand corner. Check to make sure your email is correct and then scroll down to Email notifications. You can choose between Grading Emails and Progress Reports or get both. Then click the Save button and you are all set up.

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.

Olympia School District Facilities Public Forum

Do you have any ideas about the Olympia School District's future facility needs? You are invited to participate in our upcoming public forum on April 22 at 5:30pm in the Capital High School Commons.

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Common Core State Standards and the Smarter Balanced Assessment

Would you like to know more about the Common Core State Standards and the Smarter Balanced Assessment that many of our students will take this spring? Click on the link below for a host of resources, including a link to sample tests you can use to help your student get prepared. 

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8th Grade Transistion to OHS

Looking for information regarding your student's transition to Olympia High School next year?? Try this link.

 

 

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!

 

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, April 1
    • One Hour Late Start (EXCEPT Lincoln and Avanti)
  • Friday, April 3
    • End of Quarter 3
  • Monday, April 6
    • No School - Spring Break
  • Tuesday, April 7
    • No School - Spring Break
  • Wednesday, April 8
    • No School - Spring Break
  • Thursday, April 9
    • No School - Spring Break
  • Friday, April 10
    • No School - Spring Break
  • Monday, April 13
    • School Board Study Session