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2020 Return to School & Virtual Learning
Our "2020 Return to School" page is where we will post updates, reminders, and other logistical information from Principal Herring and the Whitman admin team to parents during the 2020-21 school year.
Our "Virtual Learning" page, is devoted to providing ongoing resources to help student and their parents during virtual learning.
Walt Whitman Virtual Back to School Night Program
Walt Whitman Back to School Night Program September 21, 2020 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Parents will have an opportunity to meet with school administrators and learn about the vision of Whitman Middle School.
After School Program Registration for 2020-21SY
The After School Program is beginning virtually this year, with the possibility of an in-person program when students can safely return to the building. For the virtual portion of the program, we may be offering some programming in which Whitman students would participate in activities with students and staff from other FCPS middle schools.
In-School Instruction – Form Needed
Parents/guardians who chose in-school instruction for their child will receive a health screening commitment form where you will agree to completing a daily health screening prior to sending your student to school. Forms must be received at school electronically or by hard copy before your child returns to in-school instruction. Students whose parent/guardian have not returned a signed form will be required to complete a health screening and have their temperature taken daily by school staff until the form is received.
No-Cost Meals for All FCPS Students through June 30, 2021
Grab and Go service hours are 8 a.m.-12:30 p.m. Monday through Friday (excluding holidays). Bus routes for food distribution are operating Monday through Friday. Breakfast and lunch will be available at no-cost Monday-Friday at all schools with in-person instruction. Specific information about meal distribution locations and bus distribution schedules are available.
Parent Technology Help Desk
To support families who are working with their children during distance learning, Fairfax County Public Schools now has a Parent Technology Help Desk. The number is 1-833-921-3277 (833-921-FCPS). It will be answered by staff 7 a.m. to 11 p.m., seven days a week. If the help desk is unable to solve the issue on the phone with the parent or guardian, they will enter a ticket on the parent’s behalf and the request for help will be transferred to the appropriate FCPS team.
2020-21 School Supply List
Please access the 2020-21SY Supply List Kit for 7th and 8th grade students.
Upcoming Events at Whitman Middle School
Mental Health Resources: 24/7 Emergency Numbers
CrisisLink Regional Hotline
Dominion Hospital Emergency
Mobile Crisis Unit