Communication to Families

How we Communicate with Whitman Students & Families

Welcome! Read the information on this page to learn how WHS communicates with students and families to keep you connected and informed.

Schoology: Classroom Resources

Learn more about Schoology

Parents and students use Schoology to see assignments, teacher announcements, reminders and calendars. Schoology is the primary communication tool used for assignments and class details.

Schoology Tips

  • Parents/Guardians if you don’t have a Schoology Account | To create a Schoology account, you will need your Schoology Access Codefound in the Source to get started. 
  • Need additional help? Visit the Schoology FAQ page.

The Source Student & Family Resource

Learn more about the Source

The primary way that parents and students can check on their grades, attendance, complete the online data verification form and the Source has a link as well to SchoolPay, which is an easy way to electronically pay for school-related fees (ASB fees, Yearbook).

Principal Communications

Learn About School Messenger

Principal Emails

The Principal sends emails to Whitman families as needed. Note: Families are automatically on the distribution list for School Messenger. 

If you are not receiving these messages from School Messenger please check your profile in SchoolMessenger as well as your spam folder.

Whitman MS Website News, Bell Schedules, Resources For Students & Families

Visit the Whitman Calendar and News

The school website provides up to date news and information. Keep up with the latest announcements, bell schedules, calendar events, PTSA newsletter, Performing Arts at Whitman (PAW), and Friend of Whitman Music (FOWM) events, as well as athletics and sports clubs and resources.

WMS PTSA Weekly Newsletter

Contact: whitmanptsanews@gmail.com

The WMS PTSA Weekly Newsletter is a PTSA member volunteer run informational newsletter that is emailed to subscribed families with important upcoming information as well as athletics, sports clubs, performing arts, ASB and community news, and more! Read Past Issues or plan to Subscribe today and stay connected to the Whitman MS Community!

Note! You don’t have to be a PTSA membership to sign up, so sign-up today and get your email added to the Whitman weekly newsletter mailing list.

Music Program Remind App

The Whitman Music Program teacher use the Remind App as it provides a one-way texting system to keep students and families in the loop for all activities and events in Jazz Band and Drumline right now (before and after school clubs). It’s easy to sign up for any and all groups you need to track during the school year, and receive important messages via text. Refer to the Music teacher to get signed up.


District Athletics

Whitman MS Sports Overview

Visit the Sports page for more information about our sports.

WMS School Social Media Accounts 

WMS PTSA Instagram: @whitman.ptsa

WMS Facebook Group: @whitmanmiddelschoolptsa 

Whitman Music Program Instagram: @whitman.music

Additional ways to connect are to follow us on our Social Media accounts to stay informed with the latest happenings.

Talking Points Text Messages: Important Announcements 

Visit Talking Points

Text messages can also be sent via Talking Points to Whitman MS families. Talking Points is a two-way translated texting option for schools to communicate with families.

Remote Resources

More details to follow.

SPS Communication

Learn more about How SPS Communicates with Families

SPS Communication Preferences

Seattle Public Schools knows timely, useful communication with families is important. Learn more about the tools that are the official means of communications from the district.

Social Media and District Newsletter: School Beat

Read current School Beat Issue

Stay in the know with the district newsletter, social media and the district websites to get fresh news and announcements from across Seattle Public Schools! Have a story tip or question? Email us at GoodNews@seattleschools.org.

Seattle Schools Family Resources

Visit Family Resources

Seattle Public Schools publishes important information to help families support their students on key webpages with text that has been translated by a person rather than a computer.

Not all our webpages are published in this way. If you visit a webpage that does not have the language links, you may use Google translate, located in the top right corner.