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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.
Ms. Hannum-Rivera Recognized as FCPS CARES of the Month Recipient!
September 26, 2022
Congratulations to Ms. Dana Hannum-Rivera on her recognition as the Summer 2022 Region 3 FCPS CARES Recipient of the Month by the Department of Human Resources!
Whitman Seventh-Grader Wins Virginia History Day Competition
April 28, 2022
Our own Zoe Limberg was named the Virginia History Day Champion in the Junior Exhibit category for the National History Day project. Zoe’s project, “Bootlegging, Beer, & Booze: The Great American Experiment,” will advance to the national competition.
Whitman Eighth-Grader Finds Own Voice As Virginia Senate Page in Richmond
April 13, 2022
Diego Orendain, an eighth-grader at Whitman Middle School in Alexandria, served as his school’s first-ever Virginia Senate page during the recent state legislative session, according to Principal Craig Herring.
Support our AVID Program at Whitman
April 11, 2022
Please consider making a donation to support our AVID Program at Whitman. Click for more details about the program and ways to donate.
Whitman Student Services Department Earns High Accreditation
March 18, 2022
We’re excited to announce that Whitman Middle School has officially obtained RAMP designation for our school counseling program from the American School Counselor Association.
Fairfax County Urban Forestry Division Brings New Trees to Whitman
November 22, 2021
Phase one of new tree planting is complete at Whitman thanks to the hard work of staff and students.
Whitman Science Students Participate in Restoration Project
November 10, 2021
In early November, Whitman 7th grade science students participated in the R3: Revitalize, Restore, Replant project. Check out the transformation of our courtyard spaces.
Whitman Design Students on a Bus Trip to Mars
October 22, 2021
This October, Whitman students experienced the life of an engineer, combining hands-on classroom activities with a one-of-a-kind immersive experience aboard the Explorer Lab.