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Latest WMS News, Events and Announcements

Coming Events

  • IMPORTANT: All Families Urged To Attend This is the most important gathering of the year for families to meet teachers and staff and learn about how best to support learning and progress.  Please RSVP today and please arrive on time to make the most of it - MAHALO!
    Posted Aug 14, 2019, 11:45 AM by Patti Cook
  • Fun Run & Silent Auction Fri., Sept. 6 - Win An iPad Pro & Chromebook for WMS Families 4 Pre-Registering WMS 7th Annual Fun Run will be fun & family friendly and it will help WMS raise funds for our popular after-school K(Arts) program!  Please join us -- or, consider contributing!  For a sneak peak at tempting Silent Auction treasures, watch us on Facebook!    
    Posted Sep 3, 2019, 5:49 PM by Patti Cook
  • Cross Country Practice Begins! Sign-ups: Until Aug. 16, 2019Practice Location:  WMS field - meet behind P-03 on the basketball court Days & Times: Mon. 2:30 – 4p; Wed. 1:30 – 3p; Thur. 2:30 – 4pQuestions: Coach Tamaye (808) 345-9190Ø  Practice will include stretching exercises, balance and coordination, breathing, and of course distance running. Ø  Uniform: Shorts, t-shirt, athletic shoes, jacket Ø  Season Schedule: TBAØ  Please arrange pick-up for your athlete after practice. Ø  If pick-up is unavailable, transportation will be provided
    Posted Sep 5, 2019, 6:18 PM by Steven Smith
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Recent Announcements

  • Please Support WMS When Shopping At Foodland During September! To kokua, you must have a Foodland Maika'i Card (most of us do - no charge and it earns points and rewards year-round).  Ask the cashier to add a donation to your bill at checkout -- crediting it to Waimea Middle School (cashiers know the number.) The cashier will give you a printed receipt -- save it!  It will have your name, the school name as recipient of the donation, and the amount. This is your record for tax purposes so save and include when filing your taxes.  You might want to ask the cashier for 2 copies of the receipt - they are happy to do this and then give the copy to the school office OR make a copy of ...
    Posted Sep 10, 2019, 10:32 AM by Patti Cook
  • Important Advisory: Temporary Changes In Student Transportation Effective 9-3-19 Afternoon
    Posted Aug 30, 2019, 11:28 PM by Patti Cook
  • Please Support Waimea Middle School When Shopping At KTA!
    Posted Aug 13, 2019, 11:43 AM by Steven Smith
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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

  • Welcome To A New School Year! July 1, 2019 Dear Waimea Middle School Family, Aloha!  As Principal, I welcome you to the 2019-2020 School Year which begins Monday, August 5 at 7:55 a.m.   I am excited to share our theme for this school year: Student Voice.  You might ask what this means?  Our goal is to help every student achieve his or her academic potential.  Student Voice is essential to fully engaging every child in their academic growth.  In the first few weeks of school and at Open House, grade level teachers will share an overview of the skills and content they will cover as well as plans for huaka’i (curriculum-related field trips) and ho’ike (demonstrations and celebrations of hard ...
    Posted Aug 3, 2019, 6:59 PM by Patti Cook
  • 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 Aug 3, 2019, 7:00 PM by Patti Cook
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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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