WMS will play Washington Central at 4:00p for the County Tournament Championship (8th grade). Come on out to Central and cheer them on!
Singsations and 5th grade choir have been cancelled for today.
The wrestling meet tonight in Bloomington has been cancelled.
The Wrestling Meet tonight at Coal City has been cancelled.
6th Grade Boys Basketball Practice is cancelled for tonight.
The Volleyball game tonight has been pushed back to a 4:30 start time.
WMS News. You can view our latest show by clicking on the following link: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zHNCoRaIsVY
Washington Middle School Wrestling News: On Tuesday, January 7 the team competed at East Peoria Central. Washington won that dual 77-24. On Thursday, the team traveled to Normal to compete against Chiddix, Washington won 48-45, and Kingsley, Washington won 64-24. On Saturday, the team competed in the Olympia Invitational Tournament. While weather was a factor and we were not able to compete with a full line-up, we still brought home a second place team trophy. Just 4.5 team points separated Washington from the 1st place team, Leroy. There is a home meet at WCHS on Tuesday, January 14 at 5:00pm against DeeMack. Wrestlers are to report by 3:45. There will not be a bus. On Saturday the team travels to Eureka for a dual team tournament.
66 WMS students attended Teen Conference today! They loved the keynote speaker and breakout sessions. Great event!
Color Guard Winter Clinics begin Feb. 4 for students in grades 7-12, regardless of experience. Clinics will run on Tuesdays until March 10. All clinics will be held in the MPR at WCHS from 6:00-8:00 p.m. Please contact coach Megan at firstname.lastname@example.org with questions.
Correction on 6th grade boys basketball tryouts. Tryouts will take place this Wednesday, January 8th from 7-8:30. We apologize for the confusion.
Just a reminder that 6th grade boys' basketball tryouts will take place this Tuesday, January 8. The start time has been pushed back to 7:30. Tryouts will end at 9:00. Students must have an up to date physical to try out.
6th grade boys' basketball tryouts will take place on Wednesday, January 8th from 7:00-8:30 p.m. Any 6th grade boy that would like to try out will need an up to date physical.
Teen Conference is scheduled for January 9. Packets were offered to students today at lunch. Cost to attend: 50 word essay and $15. Packets are due to Mrs. Isbell December 5! The conference is open to all students, grades 7 and 8.
Tonight's home basketball game begins at 4:30.
Come on out tonight to Beverly Manor and Cheer on the Girls' 7th Grade Basketball Team as they go up against Germantown Hills for the Regional Championship! Game begins at 6:00. Good Luck Lady Panthers!
When picking up your Butterbraid and Blend order today, please enter through door #9 (Chorus Room). Pickup times are 2:50-6:00 today.
Butterbraid and Blend order pick up is tomorrow at WMS from 2:50-6:00.
A reminder that tonight's boys' basketball game at WMS begins at 5:30.
For any 6th-8th Grade Student interested in being a part of the Wresting Team, Beverly Manor School will host an informational meeting on Thursday, November 14 at 6:00pm. Please use the Main entrance. The meeting will be in the Manor Commons- right inside the main doors
Butterbraid and Blend Coffee sales for Athletic and Music Boosters are due tomorrow. Get a jump start on your holiday entertaining and gift giving, while also helping support WMS Athletics and Music.
Last call for lost and found is this Friday. Owners need to claim (and wash) before items are sent to new homes!
Butterbraid and Blend Coffee sales for Athletic and Music Boosters are due this Wednesday. Get a jump start on your holiday entertaining and gift giving, while also helping support WMS Athletics and Music. Extra order forms can be picked up in the WMS office.
Washington D.C. - Parents of current 6th & 7th grade students are invited to an informational meeting Monday, Nov. 11th at 6:00p. A tour director will discuss the summer 2021 trip to D.C./Mt. Vernon. Contact Mrs. Kinsey at email@example.com with any questions. Please consider joining us if you have any interest at all, as there will be FREE pizza! Don't miss out! https://www.facebook.com/worldclassrooms/videos/2373814996201746/
The Online Spirit Wear Store will be open through Oct. 27. Get your spirit wear ordered and receive in time for Christmas! Use the follow the link to get started! https://wms-52.itemorder.com
This is a reminder that 7th & 8th grade boys basketball tryouts are today from 3:00-5:00. For Tuesday, 7th grade tryouts are from 5:00-7:00, and 8th grade tryouts are from 7:00-9:00.
Correction on boys basketball tryouts for Monday, October 21. 7th and 8th grade tryouts are 3:00-5:00. For Tuesday, October 22, tryouts for 7th is from 5:00-7:00, and 8th is 7:00-9:00.
The girls Cross Country team will be going by Washington square tomorrow morning at 8:40 on their way to State. Please join us in cheering them on their way!
The WMS / Lincoln Panther Nation Online Spirit Wear Store is NOW open through Oct. 25. Get your spirit wear ordered and receive in time for Christmas! Use the following link to get started! Thank You! https://wms-52.itemorder.com
Boys Basketball Tryouts will take place on Monday, Oct 21 from 5-7:00 for 7th & 8th, and Oct 22 from 5-7:00 for 7th and 7-9:00 for 8th. Students must have an up to date physical to try out.
The Sectional Baseball game has been cancelled for today. WMS now plays Monday at 4:30.
The Sectional Baseball Game in Morton has been pushed back to a 1:00 start tomorrow (Saturday).
Picture day is tomorrow, Thursday, September 19! All students and staff will have their picture taken. In the coming weeks an order form will be sent home with a proof the the picture! Pack your smile!
Move Mining Project - Students interested in competing in a national competition are invited to an informational meeting 10th period on Sept 26 in the Commons. Students produce a 3 minute video promoting the mining industry; winners can earn prizes ranging from $25-$1000!
8th grade baby pics for the yearbook are being collected until Oct 4. Please send in a picture with the student's name and PAWS teacher, or email Mrs. Allaman (firstname.lastname@example.org) with a full size digital copy. Also, if you have pictures of WMS students you would like to submit for the yearbook, please email them to Mrs. Allaman. Please make sure they are actual full size pictures.
We are looking for volunteers for the WMS 5K on Friday, Sept. 27th! Help students celebrate the culmination of the Panther Pledge with a 5K. Use the following link to sign-up! https://www.signupgenius.com/go/409084fafaa2ca6fa7-wmspanther
5th graders worked to create a planetarium; fantastic job #52pantherpride
The Varsity Baseball Game at Dunlap Valley has been moved back to a 4:45 start time. Bus leaves WMS at 3:00.
The JV and Varsity Baseball Games Scheduled for today against Dunlap Middle have been CANCELLED. No Baseball practice either. Softball and Cross Country practices are still going on as scheduled.
The JV Baseball game at Dunlap Middle today has been cancelled.
The City Baseball Tournament has been rescheduled for this Monday, August 19th at Washington Park. WMS will play at 3:30 and 5:30 on field 5.
The City Baseball Tournament and Softball Games for today are CANCELLED. Cross Country Meet is still on for now.
The Cross Country meet is going ahead as scheduled. There is a chance for storms. Oak Ridge does not have an indoor shelter. Parents, please stay so that your child has a place to go in case of bad weather? If there is bad weather, they will push back starting times.
The City Baseball Tournament and Girl's Softball Games are being pushed back to an 11:00 start. Baseball will now play at 11:00 and 5:00.
Need a PE uniform? The online store is open until Friday night! https://washingtonpe2nd19.itemorder.com/sale
The Spirit Wear Team Store has opened back up! Deadline is Wednesday, August 21st. Use the following link to order. https://wms-52.itemorder.com
Below is a brief survey regarding the possibility of Junior Achievement coming to Washington. The survey is for 8th grade parents. http://bit.ly/JACompanyWashington
There will be a baseball parent meeting on Monday at 6:30. Please plan to attend!
The WMS cheer team is holding a car wash tomorrow (Saturday) Aug 10th from 10-12 @ WMS to help raise needed funds for our youth athletic programs and equipment. Thank you WMS Cheerleaders!! Team Spirit! Panther Nation!
The Team Store to order WMS PE Uniforms has opened back up. The Team Store will close August 16th. Here is the link to order PE Uniforms. https://washingtonpe2nd19.itemorder.com/sale
All Athletic Schedules are up on the WMS Website. To access, go to the Washington Middle Webpage. Under Menu, click on “Events”. Click on “ALL” on the right hand side and you can select which sport you want to see.
The Athletic Boosters Spirit Wear Team Store is up and running. Please take a look at all the great options for Spirit Wear! The Team Store will be open until August 2nd. Here is the link for the Team Store. https://wms-52.itemorder.com
Tryouts for Baseball will take place on August 5th-6th from 5:00-7:00 at Washington Middle. Boys will need an up to date physical to try out. Physicals can be turned into the WMS office. Please do not give them to the coach the day of the tryout.
Tryouts for Softball will take place on July 30 & 31 from 4:00-6:00 p.m. at Washington Middle. Girls will need an up to date physical to try out. Physicals can be turned into the WMS office. Please do not give them to the coach the day of the tryout.
For any student going into grades 6th-8th that is interested in running Cross Country this Fall, please see the attached information regarding Summer Training and Fun Runs. You may also use the following link to look up information on Cross Country. https://wmscc52.weebly.com
Today is Olympic Day at WMS! We have many fun activities/challenges planned for the day. The Athletic Boosters will also be selling concessions during one of the sessions. If you would like to purchase something, please bring money with you to school today.
WMS Scholastic Bowl - 2019 Regional Champions! Next stop...Chillicothe Sectional! Awesome job!
NJHS Breakfast with Grandparents - We look forward to having 130 guests over for breakfast tomorrow morning at 7:00 a.m. Please help us and pass along the message to park in the north lot and enter WMS through the north doors. Please avoid parking in drop off areas; thank you!
National Junior Honor Society is hosting a Grandparents’ Day Breakfast on Wednesday, March 20th from 7:00a to 7:55a in the WMS Library. Cost is $3.00 per meal. A form went home last week. Please return the form and payment ASAP. No form? Just send a note with payment.
Last call for Potter Palooza! Students wanting to play quidditch must have registration turned in to Mrs. Baker by 8:15 tomorrow. Tickets will still be on sale at the door for $10 for all the other events. Forms can be found on the live feed and Facebook!
Open House is Wednesday from 5:30 - 7:00. Stop in and take a look at all the great things happening at WMS! The Follett Book Fair will also be open for business!
Second Step - Remembering values can help people make good decisions when experiencing strong emotions, like being angry or upset. Think about how it’s still possible to make good decisions even when feeling angry or upset.
WMS Scholastic Bowl wins their first match of the season (1-0). Score: 235 to 105 (A) and 225 to 125 (B). They did great!
Second Step Family Connection - Emotions affect decision making. When your emotions feel very strong, you can still make good decisions. Ask your child to describe a time when he or she was upset. Discuss good decisions that can be made the next time emotions are strong.
The 7th grade boys basketball regional game vs. D50 has been moved to Monday, January 21st @ 11:15 at Washington Central.
2018-19 WMS yearbooks are on sale now - Mar 1. Students will be bringing home an order form this week or you can go online to ybpay.lifetouch.com (use code 13551719). Pricing starts at $14. Contact Mrs. Allaman at email@example.com with questions.
WCHS Winter Clinics begin Monday, 1/28/19! https://www.facebook.com/198086046880607/posts/2143699148985944/
Yearbooks go on sale after break. Also, Mrs. Allaman is always in need of good quality pictures. Please email her any you have from special events, sports, music programs or just great pictures of our WMS students (firstname.lastname@example.org). Please send the largest file size.
Check out this news story featuring the WMS basketball team. https://hoiabc.com/news/2018/12/05/more-than-a-game/
WMS girls basketball advances to the Final Four! They need our support at 5:00! We have a bus leaving WMS at 3:00! Let’s fill that bus! Cost is $5 and that includes your ticket to the game. Return time is 7:45! Go Panthers!
Reminder: If a neighbor, family member or you are a veteran please join us at WMS on Thursday, November 8. Donuts and coffee will be served starting at 7:20 a.m. and our recognition assembly will begin at 8:00 a.m. We hope to recognize a gym full of Veterans!
WMS Students: Donate $1 and you may wear your costume on Wednesday! 100% of the donations will be sent to the Susan G. Komen Foundation. Pay your PAWS teacher. Sorry, no masks!
Happy Friday! Its a great day to checkout the latest news using our app or website! Reminder: Our Veteran's Day Assembly is Nov 8. All veterans are invited to be recognized! http://www.d52schools.com/o/wms
Opening Night is here! WMS presents Peter Pan Jr. tonight at 7:00 p.m. The show will also run Friday at 7:00 p.m. and Saturday at 3:00 p.m.. Admission is $3 for students and $7 for adults. Students and staff are working hard behind the scenes; hope to see you all at the show!
The Follett Book Fair is open at WMS! Students may shop before school, at lunch, after school and each night of the musical one hour before the show. Volunteers needed... https://www.signupgenius.com/go/5080D49ACAC2BA2FD0-wmslibrary
Boys Basketball Tryouts will take place next week on October 15th and 16th. 7th Grade Tryouts will be from 5-7:00 on Monday, and Tuesday. 8th grade tryouts will be 3-5:00 on Monday, and 7-8:30 on Tuesday. A current physical must be on file in the office before you can try out.
WMS will present Peter Pan Jr. on Thursday, Oct 11 and Friday, Oct 12 at 7:00 p.m. and Saturday, Oct 13 at 3:00 p.m.. Admission is $3 for students and $7 for adults. Students and staff are working hard behind the scenes; hope to see you all at the show!
Reminder: Please drop students off curbside in the morning. Please use the passing lane to exit and to access an open spot (curb) beyond our signs.
Activity Pictures Wanted for the Yearbook! Mrs. Allaman is looking for good pictures of WMS students participating in school activities this year. If you have pictures you would like considered for the yearbook, please email them to her (size as large as possible) at email@example.com. Yearbook sales will take place in January this year. Thank you for your help!
Activity Update: The Pekin Marigold Parade has been canceled. The XC meet is a go!
Activity Update (Sept 7 & 8): Baseball is canceled today and tomorrow. Softball will practice inside today until 4:30. XC will practice inside today until 4:00. No update today for tomorrows XC meet. No update today for tomorrows parade.
Don’t forget Meet the Teacher tonight. LGS 5:00-6:30 and WMS 5:30-7:00. Open House format! PTC has Kona Ice and food trucks coming to both buildings (weather permitting). See you there!
Hey WMS! Head over to the news section on the WMS page to view new welcome back articles. https://goo.gl/qKZbQ8
WMS Mobile App Winners: Yearbook: 912750, 912840, 912897, 912784 and 912889 $50 School Supply Gift Card: 912868 Present your winning ticket in the main office!
Softball and Baseball Tryouts are coming up! Softball (July 23,24 from 4-6:00), and Baseball (July 30,31 from 5-7:00). Students MUST have a current physical to try out.