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Wildcats "Think Big" Thanks to Ignite Partnership
January 30, 2024
Our Wildcat students participated in a workshop this month to learn about engineering, urban planning, and the design cylce with help from Gorove Slade and Think Big for Kids.
Fostering Joy and Community: The Whitman Giving Tree Tradition
December 12, 2023
Learn more about this heartwarming journey at Whitman Middle School, where a commitment to every student's well-being and potential is met with a unique holiday tradition. Discover how Karissa Gearheart, the school's amazing Social Worker, initiated the Whitman Giving Tree program, addressing the unmet needs of students and families during the holiday season.
Whitman Staff Serve Up Thanks During Lunch
November 19, 2023
Giving back is in the nature of our staff. Hear how they feel about Thanksgiving and our Whitman tradition of serving lunch to our students before the holiday.
Walt Whitman Middle School Fall Fest a Spooktacular Success
October 28, 2023
Fall family fun for all ages, including a wax museum, haunted house, trunk-or-treat, games, food and more! Read more about this annual Whitman tradition as it continues to grow in our community.
Whitman Promotes Community Service Through Our Family Market
October 13, 2023
This week, we were delighted to host our monthly Whitman Family Market in collaboration with the Capital Area Food Bank. Our Family Market is a vital, monthly event designed to provide a no-cost, market-style grocery distribution, making it more convenient for families to access the nourishing, high-quality food they need to thrive.
Whitman Back-to-School Night Kicks Off a New Year
September 12, 2023
The Wildcats are back-to-school and ready for a great year of learning!
Welcome, Principal Flowers!
August 25, 2023
Welcome, Mr. John Flowers, the new principal of Whitman Middle School!
Ms. Miller Recognized as the FCPS 2023 Region 3 Outstanding School-Based Operational Employee
June 15, 2023
Congratulations to Administrative Assistant Lindsey Miller on her recognition as the FCPS 2023 Region 3 Outstanding School-Based Operational Employee at this year's FCPS Honors event, held at George Mason University Center for the Arts on June 14th.
Building Future Engineers: Vice Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff Admiral Christopher Grady Visits Walt Whitman Middle School for STEM Challenge
December 06, 2022
Pentagon officials watched as engineering students tested the strength of paper structures.
Tying Community to Schools: Holistic Support Helps Students and Families Find Success
November 09, 2022
FCPS Community Schools are going the extra mile to reach families in need through the pandemic and beyond.
Whitman MS Named a Purple Star School!
November 09, 2022
Our school was recently recognized by the Virginia Department of Education and the Virginia Council on the Interstate Compact on Educational Opportunity for Military Children as a 2022 Purple Star School.