Return to Concurrent Learning
Our Safe Return to School: In-Person Learning Updates
As we plan for the safe return of students to in-person learning, it is important that families are kept informed. This communication will outline several new procedures and guidelines that will be in place at Herndon to ensure everyone’s health and safety.
Save The Date: VIP Camp for Summer 2021
FCPS and Neighborhood Community Service Present: Values In Prevention Camp for rising and current middle school students.
Stephen Foster Construction Project
Construction has started on the Stephen Foster Tennis Court Reconstruction. Contractors mobilized last week and started working immediately on the demo of the old practice wall. The wall has been demolished and forms have been erected so that a new practice wall can be built. The rebuilding of the practice wall will continue through March and into April. Once complete, the contractors will move into the next phase of the project.
Whitman Student in the Spotlight by Drone Forward, Inc.
Whitman Middle student has been selected as the Spotlight Student by Drone Forward, Inc., for his drive and enthusiasm for learning. James recently participated in the organization’s drone and robotics entrepreneurship course. His concept—Solar Drones—proposes the creation of solar-powered batteries that would provide unlimited flying power for drones possibly impacting industries involved in delivering medicine across the world.
Walt Whitman Gym Gear
Hey Wildcats time to update your athletic wardrobe with some new Whitman Gear. You will be redirected to My School Bucks website to login, shop and purchase new gym clothing. Items can only be purchased through My School Bucks website. Please allow 48 hours for processing. Items can only be picked up at Whitman MS (No Shipping) at Door #1 (Main Entrance). *Dry-Fit Shirts are a limited supply.
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.
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.
WWMS Return to Learning Bell Schedule for 2020- 2021SY
Please click to view the Virtual Bell Schedule for 2020-21SY.
2020-21 School Supply List
Please access the 2020-21SY Supply List Kit for 7th and 8th grade students.
Report safety issues online or by text message using the Safety Tipline. You may choose to identify yourself or remain anonymous.
No-Cost Meals for All FCPS Students through June 30, 2021
Grab and Go meal sites are open 8 a.m.-12:30 p.m. Monday through Friday (excluding holidays). Meal Kits sites distribute each Wednesday from 8 a.m.-12:30 p.m., or until supplies are exhausted. Buses distributing meals 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.
Programs and Supports for Whitman Military Connected Students and Families
Walt Whitman Middle School supports and celebrates our military-connected students and families to ease their transition to our community.
Walt Whitman is a Community School
Walt Whitman is a Community School
A community school is a public school that effectively benefits from partnerships with community resources. Its integrated focus on academics, health and social services, youth and community development, and community engagement leads to improved student learning, stronger families, and healthier communities. Community Schools become centers of the community and are open to all, even outside of standard school hours.