FOCUS:  The Future of Our Community is rooted in the Care, Understanding, and Education of Students.

Brett Wilson, Principal

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  • Universal Free Breakfast - Now Available at WJMS
    We are happy to inform you that WJMS is participating in the Universal Free Breakfast Program.  This pilot program began on Monday, January 30th.  Universal breakfast is a program that allows every student in the school to eat breakfast for free!  Your child automatically qualifies and can start receiving a free breakfast at school immediately.

    Posted Mar 1, 2017, 10:43 AM by Brandy Huffman
  • Speech Contest Winners
    Congratulations to the following students that medaled in the BCPS County Speech Contest that was held on Thursday, December 15th.  

    Rachel G.:  1st place in Prose
    Kaitlyn P.:  2nd place for Poetry
    Albany B.:  2nd place for Recited Oratory
    Hunter E.:  3rd place for Recited Oratory
    Charlie G.:  3rd place for Original Oratory

    Way to represent, Jackets!



      
    Posted Dec 20, 2016, 7:05 AM by Brandy Huffman
  • "We Are All Makers" Bright Ideas Grant
    We are excited to announce that the WJMS Media Center has been awarded a Bright Ideas grant this year.  The grant is sponsored by Rutherford Electric Membership Corporation and gives us $1000 to purchase new books that are focused on topics related to making and creating.  Examples of topics that could be included are varied:  learning to code, build robotics, upcycling old and unwanted things into new creations, origami, how to build webpages, scrapbooking, etc.  The world of making is limited only by our own creativity!  You can make topic recommendations by clicking here.   Additionally, if you would like to be considered for a student focus group that will get to help determine the final list of titles purchased, please note that on your Google form submission by including your full name.  Thank you Rutherford Electric for making this opportunity available to us this year!

    Posted Dec 2, 2016, 12:38 PM by Brandy Huffman
  • WJMS Music Night at Golden Corral
    Our Music Department will be having a fundraiser at Golden Corral on Thursday evening from 4-8pm.  A portion of all proceeds that night will be donated back to our Choral and Band program.  Be sure to let the cashier know that you are supporting WJMS that night to support these enriching programs.  Thank you!
    Posted Nov 14, 2016, 5:15 AM by Brandy Huffman
  • Congratulations to our Science Fair winners!
    Are Microwaves Harmful?-Hunter E.
    Fly High- Mathew P.
    Do You Hear What You See? Daniela G.
    Staying Hydrated- Sara G.
    Growing Mold on Fruit- Jonathan J.
    Which Soda Has More Carbonation? Micheal D.
    Is a Dog's Mouth Cleaner than a Human's Mouth? - Ezra L.
    Vinegar Pennies- Sawyer J.
    Liquid vs. Steel- Bryson B.
    Rooftop Gardens:  Is it a good idea?- Rachel G.
    Fingerprint Finding- Desiree G.
    Can You Train a Guinea Pig? - Willow C.
    Posted Dec 16, 2016, 9:27 AM by Brandy Huffman
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  • Breakfast Madness!
    Breakfast Madness is coming to WJMS on Tuesday, March 7th from 7 - 8am!  Breakfast will be available in the cafe and outside at the BCPS Food Truck! Breakfast specials include the Basket-Bowl, a tater tot bowl with egg, bacon, and gravy; and a Sunrise Peach Smoothie.  Big Dawg 92.1 will be on site to broadcast their show live.  The Freedom HS Basketball team will also be hosting fun games for the students that offer a chance to win prizes. Remember, all students can eat breakfast for free, so we invite everyone to get here early and join in on the fun!

    Posted Mar 1, 2017, 10:47 AM by Brandy Huffman
  • Souperintendent’s Souperbowl Canned-Food Drive
    Walter Johnson Middle School is proud to participate in the fourth annual Souperintendent’s Souperbowl Canned-Food Drive Jan. 9th through Feb. 6th. The county-wide donations will be distributed to four different local charities:  Burke United Christian Ministries, East Burke Christian Ministries, Abernethy Memorial United Methodist Church in Rutherford College and the East Burke High School food pantry.  


    Posted Jan 23, 2017, 6:56 AM by Brandy Huffman
  • You Are Invited To An Evening Of Music!
    The WJMS Band and Chorus will be putting on a festive concert on Tuesday, December 13th, and everyone is invited!  The Band will take the stage at 6:30 to begin the evening, and the Chorus concert will follow at 7:30.  Admission to the concert is free, but donations will be appreciated.  All proceeds will be used to support the Band and Chorus program and to purchase new music.  Please come out and show your support for our fantastic students and directors!  

    Posted Dec 8, 2016, 9:48 AM by Brandy Huffman
  • Join Us in Supporting Those Fighting the Wildfires
    Mr. Lowman is spearheading collection efforts to support our firefighters as they fight the devastating wildfires that are currently raging in South Mountain State Park.  Drop off any donations in the school office by Wednesday, November 16th, and he will deliver them.  Any of the following items would be helpful to the firemen, forest service workers, law enforcement and other volunteers that are working:  
    • bottled water & protein water
    • gallon jugs of water
    • Gatorade (powder or liquid)
    • beef jerky, granola bars, crackers, snack bars or other portable food items
    • batteries for head lamps
    • ChapStick
    • baby wipes
    • eye drops
    Thank you for your willingness to help!


    Posted Nov 14, 2016, 5:15 AM by Brandy Huffman
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