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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 Night at Safeco Field - MARINERS vs ATHLETICS - SATURDAY, MAY 9, 2015 • 6:10PM
Fernando Rodney Bobblehead Night! 
View Seats For $16.00 Rate 

Bring out your family and friends and join our school at Safeco Field to watch some exciting Major League Baseball action. 

Arrive early to get your free Fernando Rodney Bobblehead!


Click here to download the form today and return by April 21st to the school office.

Go Mariners!


Understand the issues. Make your voice heard.

The Bell Times Task Force is reviewing public input on whether to keep the bell time schedule the same, change it to a modified flip of elementary, middle & high school bell times, or extend the high school day by adding an optional seventh hour beginning with the 2016-2017 school year. The Neighbor to Neighbor (N2N) program was created to facilitate community engagement and is being led by parents from our schools. 

Please join us on Thursday, April 23rd from 7 pm to 8 pm at Whitman Middle School (9201 15th Ave NW) for a brief presentation on the Bell Time Proposal, Q&A session and to complete the family survey. You can view information about the Task Force and print the family survey by clicking here. Completed surveys will be accepted in the Whitman Middle School office through the month of April. Your input is critical to the school board's decision-making process so please plan to attend.  


Unloading in the Bus Zone
Parents/Guardians, just a reminder that the bus load/unload zone on the west side of the school is for buses only in the morning and afternoon. If you are dropping off your student in the morning or picking up in the afternoon, please use the parking lot drive-through method. 
The last few mornings we have also observed several parents drop off their student in bus zone headed south and then flip a u-turn to go north on 15th. This is illegal and also dangerous (Friday morning there was a near collision). 
We know that in the morning and afternoon that all roads around the school are busy, but please be patient, cautious and observe the rules of the road.

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


Student Middle School Assignments
Assignment update from the district - Incoming students who will be assigned to the new Wilson Pacific Middle School (or whatever the name may be in the future) and start their middle school experience at Whitman now have the option to follow one of two paths. 1) They can stay at Whitman for the duration of their middle school experience or 2) they can attend Whitman for the year(s) before Wilson Pacific opens and then attend Wilson Pacific when the building is complete.  Students and parents can choose the option they feel will best serve their student's needs.
8th grade math info night Powerpoint slides.
Please click on the link below to view the powerpoint slides from the 8th grade math night.

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 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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