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Welcome to Whitman Middle School

The Whitman Middle School Community commits itself to assure an enthusiastic and safe learning environment which promotes student achievement academically, socially, technologically and ethically in our multicultural middle school setting through the team work of parents, students, staff and the community.


To report a student absence please call Attendance at (206) 252-1204 or email whitmanms.attendance@seattleschools.org

 
Check here for the latest news!
Whitman Student Filmakers
Videos by Whitman filmmakers, past and present, will be broadcast on SPS-TV Cable Channel 26.  The videos will run between shows and will also be featured on the Student Video Showcase (Fridays at 7:30 PM, Saturdays and Sundays at 5:30 PM).
SCIENCE FAIR
Please join us on Friday, May 1st,  from 6:00p.m. – 8:00p.m. for the Whitman Science Expo/Fair.  It will be an entertaining evening of exploring science.  Events include:
  • All grade student science projects
  • Woodland Park Zoo’s Up Close program with a live bird of prey
  • High School robotics team demonstration
  • Whitman Library book Fair sponsored by the Secret Garden book store
  • And much more! 
A food truck will be on site for a delicious meal or snack.  All students and their families are welcome! 
Boeing STEM Spring Session
Boeing engineers are coming again to Whitman to run another after school class for students. This session is going to be all about designing a safety helmet.  There will be two classes offered:
  • Tuesdays in Room 201/Ms. DeCoy, 2:30 to 3:30: April 28, May 5, May 12, May 19, May 26, June 2
  • Thursdays in Room 216/Ms. King, 2:35 to 3:35: April 30, May 7, May 14, May 21, May 28, June 4
Please sign up with the teacher in the room class/day you wish to attend.
HIGH SCHOOL REGISTRATION FOR 8TH GRADERS
High school counselors from Ballard, Ingraham and Roosevelt will be at Whitman, on May 1st during first period (8:17am to 9:20am) to register our 8th grade students for high school courses.   
Ballard and Roosevelt have mailed out the option sheets directly to students with an instruction sheet.  Students are to review course selection with their families at home, then bring the option sheet to Whitman on May 1st, where they will be able to ask questions and receive any assistance. The options sheets will be collected by the high school counselors on May 1.  If you have not receieved this registration packet from Ballard or Roosevelt and you think you should have, please contact them directly.
For Ingraham these forms are not being mailed home.  Counselors will bring the forms on May 1, and explain to students how to complete them. Students will take the forms home, complete them with their parents/guardians and bring them back to Whitman. There will be a box in the main office to return forms. Students can also mail them directly to Ingraham.
Students should attend the registration session for the high school they are currently assigned.  If you are on a waitlist for another high school you will not be able to register for that high school until you actually have an assignment. 
All students will need to get their current Whitman math teacher so sign off on the math course they have selected for high school.  Students assigned to Ballard and Roosevelt need to get these signatures prior to May 1st .  Ingraham students will get these signatures after May 1st before turning the options sheets in to Whitman or directly to Ingraham. 
If you have questions about this please contact 8th grade counselor, Carley Spitzer at 252-1212 or cmspitzer@seattleschools.org.
Whitman Musical Concerts
SAVE THE DATE
Please join us for our band and orchestra concerts.
Band - May 27 (Times to come)
Orchestra - May 28 (Times to come)
Hope to see you there.

Whitman Middle School Musical
Come and join us for our performance of the Whitman Middle School Musical in the auditorium.
May 15 and 16 at 7:30pm.
Hope to see you there. 

Spring Sports Schedules: Boys Soccer, Girls Volleyball & Track
Please click on each sport name to download the Spring schedule.
Boys Soccer
Girls Volleyball
Track


IMPORTANT: To report your student late or absent

TO PICK UP YOUR STUDENT FOR AN APPOINTMENT: please call ahead 252-1204, email whitmanms.attendance@seattleschools.org, or, send a signed note and have the student deliver it to the Attendance Office (Room 101) before first period. Come to the Attendance Office and SIGN OUT your student. If you have a friend or relative picking up your student, please make sure they are on your emergency contact list or they will not be authorized to take the student out of the building. Call the main office to check (252-1200).  Note: If you do not call ahead or send a note or an email, please be patient while we locate your student, it takes time.

LONG-TERM ABSENCES: For long-term absences (more than 3 days) please contact the attendance office at 252-1204. Vacations are NOT excused absences.

GREEN CARDS:  To ride a yellow bus home with a friend, parent/guardian must provide a written signed note with friend name/bus number and deliver to Attendance Office BEFORE first period. Green Cards will be prepared and students can pick up at lunch. Phone calls/emails will not be accepted as permission.  Note: No Green Cards will be issued after school.


Updated Districtís Source Resource Page Information
Parents and guardians of Whitman students. 

If you received the letter Whitman sent home and need to create a Source account, please click this link.

  • Enter the Access ID and Access Password (in all upper case letters) you were sent here.
  • Please use a valid email address for your Source username.

If have a Source account, need to add a Whitman student to your account, and received the letter Whitman sent home, please log onto your Source account, click Add Students on the left menu, click the Add+ button and follow the steps.

If you have students who attend other schools who did not mail letters with Access IDs or Access Passwords, please refer to the instructions on the Source resource page, as the steps will be slightly different. Click here.


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