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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!
Invitation to SPS District Parent Advisory Committee

Dear Principals, Secretaries, and Family Engagement Teams,
We are recruiting parents/guardians of students in Seattle Public Schools to become part of the School Family Partnerships Advisory Committee to the Superintendent.  We are looking for representation from our diverse families including diverse languages, cultures, family compositions, regions, special needs, etc.

Our first deadline to receive nomination forms is Friday, Sept 19th.  But we will accept applications until positions are filled.

Please click on the form name to download for more information:


SCHOOL PICTURE DAY
Picture day is Friday, September 19.  Picture packets will be distributed Monday, September 12th during 6th period for studes to take home to your parents.   ALL students will have their picture taken regardless of whether you purchase a photo package or not.  Picture packets should NOT be turned in to the main office or to any of your teachers.  You bring it with you on picture day and turn it in to the parents assisting the photographer.
Principal Kleitsch Monthly Message
To read Whitman Middle School principal's monthly message, please Click here.
Advanced Learning Applications
Applications for Advanced Learning are in the main office on the counter.  Students are responsible for getting the teacher recommendation portion of the application completed by the appropriate teacher.  It is recommended that the student or parent contact the teachers BEFORE submitting to form to be completed either by speaking to them in person or sending an email requesting they complete the form on behalf of the student.  Completed applications can either be mailed directly to the Advanced Learning department (address is on the form) or turned into the main office and we will take care of sending it.  Applications are due by October 2, 2014 to be considered.
FREE Parent Workshop Series!
Ever wonder what to say if your kids ask you if you drank when you were young? Or do you want to know how to get them to help around the house? Then come to our workshops! Whitman Middle School is inviting our families to a five week workshop series called Guiding Good Choices.
Click here
for flyer.

In this workshop series you will learn:

  • the mysteries of adolescent development
  • the risks kids face today and useful tools to help lower the risk for your child using drugs or alcohol
  • realistic refusal skills to teach your child that lets them keep their friends and stay out of trouble
  • tools to manage family conflict and get your child to help more around the house

Dates:        September 18, 25, and October 2, 9, and 16
Time:          6:30-8:30 p.m.
Where:       Whitman Middle School
Cost:          Free - Workshop is limited to 15 families so please register as soon as possible.

To register:

Contact Rob Bright at rabright@seattleschools.org or (206) 252-1292


Amplify Testing Schedule for students
Well, school has started so let’s start testing. Attached please find the Fall 2014 Amplify testing schedule. More info regarding the login process and logistics are soon to come. Testing schedule, Click here
Family Connections University
Seattle Public Schools families are invited to participate in a ten-week program.
For more information Page 1 - Click Here, Page 2/Schedule - Click here
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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