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Washington Middle School

2300 East Jackson Street
Springfield, IL 62703
8th grade Moving Up Yard Sign

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Students can share information, ask for help and submit tips in the following ways:

Text: SAFE2 (72332)

Web: https://app.safe22helpil.com/

Download free mobile app for Apple or Android: Safe2HelpIL

Email: HELP@Safe2HelpIL.com

Call: 844-4-SAFEIL

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DRESS CODE 2021-2022

- NAVY BLUE, BLACK, KHAKI (LIGHT TAN) or GRAY 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

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School Supply List 2021-2022

Required Contents:

- Good quality zip 3-ring binder

- 7 subject dividers OR folders

- 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)

- 1 or more colored highlighters

- SSR book

Suggested Contents:

- Resealable plastic bag for SSR book

- Calculator

- Ruler

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Micro-Pantry located at WMS
Yearbooks Still Available

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








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


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

Random Classroom Wandings/Searches

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8th grade night

Photos May 14 Photos from 8th grade nights for girls basketball, cheerleading and boys basketball.

WMS/Iles 2/3 7/8 Volleyball game Postponed

News Feb 3 The WMS/Iles 7th and 8th grade volleyball games scheduled for today 2/3/22 against GMS have been postponed. The rescheduled date, time, and location are yet to be determined.

WMS/Iles Sports Updates 1/19

News Jan 19 The WMS/Iles volleyball games schedule for tonight 1/19 at JMS has been canceled. The 7th and 8th grade boys basetball game scheduled for tomorrow 1/20 has been canceled as well.

WMS/Iles 1/13 7th Grade Volleyball Game Canceled

News Jan 12 The WMS/Iles 7th grade volleyball game scheduled for 1/13 has been canceled. The 8th grade game will begin at 4pm.

WMS 8th Grade Recognition (Boys Basketball and Cheerleading) 1/12/22

News Jan 12 Parents and Guardians please join us in recognizing our 8th grade boys basketball players and cheerleaders tonight after the 7th grade game. The 7th grade game begins at 3:30 and the ceremony will be immediately after the game prior to the start of the 8th grade game.

Project: Keep Warriors Warm

Photos Dec 17 Thank you to WMS staff and community sponsors for helping to provide ALL WMS students with a WMS sweatshirt today.

WMS Basketball Games for 12/13 and 12/14

News Dec 10 Next week’s basketball games are being canceled for the moment. We will let you know if they can be rescheduled.

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