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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!
Washington State 2014 Healthy Youth Survey
Whitman Middle School is participating in the Washington State 2014 Healthy Youth Survey during 5th period on October 16th.

The Healthy Youth survey includes questions related to physical activity and diet, unintentional and intentional injury, substance use, risk and protective factors, and access to school-based services. Survey results are used by schools, communities and state agencies to plan programs to support our youth and reduce their risks.

The Healthy Youth Survey is given to students in grades 6, 8, 10 and 12 across Washington State.

Participation in the survey is voluntary and the students’ answers are anonymous.

Please read the Parent and Student Notification flyer (Click here) for more information about the Healthy Youth Survey.

IMPORTANT NOTICE: Volunteering at Whitman Middle School
The following is a link to the main volunteer page for Seattle Public schools which you could include in the blurb. Click here

All 4 parts below must be completed
1. Completed Volunteer application (turned into the main office)
2. Completed Background Check Screening form (turned into the main office)
3. Signed Volunteer Handbook page (page 18&19) turned into the main office
4. Watch the Adult Sexual Misconduct Prevention video (online, via the volunteer website – certificate can be printed at the end of viewing & turned into the main office though once completed person’s name will be added to a spreadsheet that I can access to check)

The first three have to be done EVERY year even if they just did it in the Spring. 
#4 only has to be done once and it is good for any school all the way through.

A better understanding of the Source and SchoolFusion
There  seems to be a lot of confusion regarding the difference between the Source and SchoolFusion.
Click here - for information that should help everyone have a clearer understanding of these two useful tools for parents & students.

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:

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.
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 District’s 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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