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Latest WMS News, Events and Announcements

Coming Events

  • WMS 2019 May Day Ho'ike Please join us - Friday, May 17, 2019 in historic Thelma Parker Gym for one of Waimea's longest standing traditions featuring a May Day Court and all students chanting, singing and dancing!  This year's theme, "Waimea, Kau I Ka Hano - Waimea, Placed On High" will celebrate our school-community's connection to this place, its history and traditions!  Doors open at 9 a.m.; Performance at 9:30 a.m.  Free.  No RSVP - just come.  Please wear a lei!  
    Posted May 14, 2019, 12:58 PM by Patti Cook
  • WMS 8th Grade Exit Celebration! Friday, May 31, 2019 at The Westin Hapuna Beach Hotel - Grand Ballroom!  A ho'ike celebrating three years of learning and growing as a pathway to college, career and life!  
    Posted May 9, 2019, 2:28 PM by Steven Smith
  • Summer Bridge For Incoming 6th Grade Only - June 12-28, 2019 Click here for the Summer Bridge application.  For incoming students to make the transition to 6th grade!  8 am to 4 pm including breakfast and lunch!  
    Posted May 20, 2019, 3:10 PM by Patti Cook
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Recent Announcements

  • 6TH ANNUAL WMS FUN RUN/WALK FOR KIDS & THE ARTS: Win Door Prizes Including an iPad Pro & First 50 Families To Register Take Home A Used Chromebook Laptop, too!    Friday, Sept. 6, 2019 Ø 4 p.m.      – Register to participate & receive door prize & Chromebook rewards.                         Also Bingo & Silent Auction – School Cafeteria Ø 5 p.m.      – Run/Walk – School Field near STEAM Learning Center & Silent Auction                         continuesØ 6 p.m.      – Blue Zone Friendly Dinner in Cafeteria, Silent Auction Continues, Pick                           Up Used Chromebook Laptop (must be present to receive this)  Ø 6:30 p.m. – Silent Auction Closes & Door Prize Drawing!  Ø 6:50 p.m. -  Pick Up Auction Items    Cost:  $10/Family Donation – First 50 families signing up prior to Sept. 6 or that day will  receive a used ...
    Posted Jul 15, 2019, 7:53 PM by Patti Cook
  • 2019-20 SY Calendar Families will want to download and print this -- or pick up a copy at our July 29, 2019 Family "Gear Up!" to keep posted on the refrigerator or family bulletin board - important opportunities to support student learning and progress...and know when there are days off, too!  
    Posted Jul 11, 2019, 6:41 PM by Patti Cook
  • Back-To-School Gear Up! & School Supplies List All WMS Families are required to attend Gear Up! - Mon., July 29, 2019 at a time convenient for them, between 7 a.m. and 6 p.m. (closed noon-1 p.m.) in K-Courtyard.  This gives families an opportunity to get their student ready for the first day of school, which will be Mon., August 5, 2019 @ 7:55 a.m!At Gear Up! families can:         Homeroom Teacher Assignment          Purchase Required School Uniforms - $45 package of 6 or $8 each - purchase only if needed.        Pay Class Dues ($3) and Student Activities Fee ($7) (required)     Purchase Yearbook $25 (optional)     Apply for Busing - $25 per month per family (optional)      Put money into school account to purchase second meals (breakfast and lunch ...
    Posted Jul 9, 2019, 4:11 PM by Patti Cook
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WMS in the News

  • Waimea Middle School Hosts ‘Transition Night’ Big Island Now 3-7-2019: Waimea Middle School Hosts ‘Transition Night’
    Posted Apr 2, 2019, 11:18 AM by Steven Smith
  • Two WMS Teachers Earn National Board Certification! West Hawaii Today 12-24-2018: Two WMS Teachers Earn National Board Certification!
    Posted Apr 2, 2019, 11:18 AM by Steven Smith
  • WMS achieved Blue Zones Project school approval West Hawaii Today 12-3-2018:  WES earns Blue Zones worksite certification, WMS school certification - WMS achieved Blue Zones Project school approval
    Posted Apr 2, 2019, 11:17 AM by Steven Smith
  • Vaping Lesson Taught At Waimea Middle School Big Island Video News 11-19-2018: Vaping Lesson Taught At Waimea Middle School
    Posted Apr 2, 2019, 11:16 AM by Steven Smith
  • Students find their voices at WMS Poetry Night West Hawaii Today 10-8-2018: Students find their voices at WMS Poetry Night
    Posted Apr 2, 2019, 11:16 AM by Steven Smith
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Ohana News

  • WMS 'Ohana News 4-24-2019
    Posted Apr 29, 2019, 6:33 PM by Steven Smith
  • WMS 'Ohana News 2-27-2019
    Posted Apr 2, 2019, 11:48 AM by Steven Smith
  • WMS 'Ohana News 2-06-2019
    Posted Apr 2, 2019, 11:47 AM by Steven Smith
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Principal's Page

  • Aloha Waimea Middle School 'Ohana - Start of School Message August 1, 2018 My name is Janice English.  I would like to introduce myself as the Principal of Waimea Middle School. I am excited to have your child as a student here and our teachers and staff have been preparing for an exciting, productive new school year. The theme for the near school year is ​Refinement​.  Last year there were three curriculum pilot programs that will now become fully embedded into your child’s academic experience.  Science will be using Amplify, English Language Arts at 7th and 8th grade will be doing Project-Based, Place-Based Learning, and Math will have a Problem Solving focus. The culminating events (Ho’ike) throughout the year will be a celebration of knowledge and progress, where students ...
    Posted Mar 18, 2019, 3:00 PM by Steven Smith
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WMS Student Broadcasts - Projects

  • Student Broadcasts - Check these out! One of the highlights of our 2018-19 school year was students learning to create news broadcasts sharing WMS news and events with fellow students, families and community.  It was quite an undertaking but students made progress as they became more tech-savvy.  Check out the videos below!  
    Posted Jun 2, 2019, 4:34 PM by Patti Cook
  • Student Broadcast On YouTube: Na Leo O Na Haumana 4-12-2019 WMS Student Broadcast On YouTube: Na Leo O Na Haumana 4-12-2019
    Posted Apr 29, 2019, 6:44 PM by Steven Smith
  • WMS 8th Grade Humanities Night Ho'ike 3-7-2019 8th Grade Humanities Night Ho'ike segment from 3-13-2019 WMS Student Broadcast published on Youtube
    Posted Apr 1, 2019, 5:55 PM by Steven Smith
  • Student Broadcast On YouTube: Na Leo O Na Haumana 3-13-2019 WMS Student Broadcast On YouTube: Na Leo O Na Haumana 3-13-2019 - This is terrific!
    Posted Mar 20, 2019, 8:56 PM by Steven Smith
  • Na Leo O Na Haumana 2-1-219 - A Student Directed and Produced Broadcast Check This Out On YouTube: Na Leo O Na Haumana 2-1-219 - A Student Directed and Produced Broadcast - Great Work, Students!
    Posted Mar 20, 2019, 8:49 PM by Steven Smith
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