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Washington Middle School

2300 East Jackson Street
Springfield, IL 62703
WMS Spirit Wear!

If you are interested in ordering spirit wear, please click on this box and fill out the form.  Instructions for payment are on the form. 

Canvas Information

Information for teachers, students and parents.

Washington Warrior Remote Learning Help

At Washington Middle school, teachers understand that during your Self Directed Learning (Asynchronous) Days, you may have some questions for your teachers or need some help getting started on an assignment. We have a plan for that!

If you need assistance, you can sign up for a time to talk with a teacher. Ms. McCarthy will be available via Zoom or phone calls.

To sign up for a time to work with Ms. McCarthy via Zoom, click here and then on the link called Self Directed Learning Help for the current week. 

While we are learning remotely, the yearbook staff is unable to get candid photos of students. Please consider sharing candid photos of your remote learning experience.

Micro-Pantry located at WMS
Yearbooks Still Avaliable

We have the following yearbooks available for purchase at a discounted rated:







Please contact Bridget Schaefer (bschaefe@sps186.org) if you are interested.

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School Supply List 2019-2020

Required Contents:

- Good quality zip 3-ring binder

- 7 subject dividers OR folders

- Red/Advisory folder (provided by WMS)

- Zipper pouch to store supplies (3-hole punched)

- 2 or more pens

- 2 or more pencils

- Notebook paper or notebooks

- Earbuds (that stay in the binder/supply pouch)

- Agenda (must buy from the office - will be available for $5 at registration)

- 1 or more colored highlighters

- SSR book

Suggested Contents:

- Resealable plastic bag for SSR book

- Calculator

- Ruler

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DRESS CODE 2019-2020

- NAVY BLUE, BLACK or KHAKI (LIGHT TAN) color pants ONLY. No leggings , jeggings or denim of any kind.

- Solid Color polo-style shirts with no emblems (bigger than your thumb).

- Tying of the shirt and student writing on shirts are NOT permitted

- Solid colored shirts or tank tops may be worn under the polo

- Layering with any SOLID colored, CREW neck or V neck sweatshirt without buttons or zippers is permitted. As with the polo's, one emblem not bigger than your thumb.

- Crew neck Spirit shirts (With WMS logo) are permitted any day of the week and can NOT be modified in style or student writing.

- Jeans Day Attire: Jeans or WMS athletic gear MAY be worn on specified Jeans Day. No other non-district approved attire may be worn and all other SPS District 186 dress code rules apply.

- If you aren't sure, ask us before you buy!


Out of Uniform Day Attire:

For a more detailed description of acceptable wear for Out of Uniform apparel, please consult Springfield District 186’s websitehttp://www.sps186.org/about/policy/?p=22093


Students are not allowed to HAVE a cell phone in their possession during the school day.

Random Classroom Wandings/Searches

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Student's Preferred Learning Model for Second Semester

News Nov 18 Dear WMS Families, As first semester is coming to a close, we need to prepare for second semester, which begins...

Remote Learning: Family Support Series #2 - Coping Strategies to Move Past Survival Mode

News Oct 27 These online interactive trainings are 60 minutes in lenght. Register by clicking here. Zoom links to access trainings will be emailed in advance of the event. If you have questions,

Central Illinois No-Cost Flu Shots

News Oct 20 Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Illinois is working with its partners to provide no-cost flu shots to community members...

Remote Learning: Family Support Series

News Oct 20 Two sessions remain in the "Remote Learning: Family Support Series."  You may register here: Registration. Sessions are about an

Updated: Community Food Give Away

News Oct 14 There will be a community food give away on Thursday October 15th, 22nd, & 29th! Pilgrim Rest Missionary Baptist Church 1800 Martin Luther King Drive 217-544-9750 Due to the monetary funding being depleted, there will not be a food distribution

Family Support Series Zoom: Canvas for Families/Parents

News Oct 13 The Canvas for Families/Parents session will be held tonight, Tuesday, Oct. 13.  Please take time to watch this video prior to attending.  Plan to s

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