Students of the Month
Victor Angel Ayala
Welcome to WMS!
Home of the Cardinals, Winters Middle School is a public school in Winters, California serving students in grades 6 - 8. We are proud of our programs and students. Enjoy our site!
English/Spanish Bulletin 2.24.17
We're excited to offer PIQE classes this year at WMS - that's Parent Institute for Quality Education - to support academic achievement to prepare students for high school and meet university entrance requirements. The classes are available to parents and guardians and will take eight weeks to complete starting with an initial introductory meeting on Wednesday February 22 from 6:00pm to 7:30pm in our MPR. The classes will be taught in English and in Spanish and childcare for kids over the age of 2 will be provided.
If you would like to sign up please contact our counselor Barbara Hernandez at 530-795-6130 ext 2050. An enrollment form is also attached and will be sent home with your student.
Winters High School - proposed new graduation requirements meeting
Homework Help Club
Any interested WMS students are invited to attend the Homework Help Club, starting Monday, August 29th. The club will meet each Monday, Tuesday, and Thursday from 3:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m. Location and content details are included below:
Monday - Room 12: Math and Benchmark Help
Monday - Room 15: Language Arts/Social Science Help
Tuesday - Room 10: Math and Benchmark Help
Tuesday - Room 14: Language Arts/Social Science Help
Thursday - Room 10: Math and Benchmark Help
Winters JUSD has entered into an agreement with Interquest Detection Canines, Inc. to provide trained detection canines to help promote a safe and healthy school environment. Our assigned canine, "Miley" is a non-aggressive Labrador retriever. She and her handlers came for an introductory visit on September 1st. They will visit our school site three more times this school year. For additional information, please follow the link below.
Chromebook Training & Checkout
School-wide Chromebook checkout was conducted on Wednesday August 10th for families who had completed Chromebook orientation. If you were unable to attend this checkout event, please contact the office to arrange a convenient alternative time.
If you haven’t completed chromebook orientation we will be contacting you with additional days and times to attend. Chromebook insurance is $25 per year, covers are $20 (6th graders only).
2016-17 School Site Council
The WMS Site Council meets once each month and has oversight of the School Improvement Program and the categorical budgets. They also serve as the policy and governance oversight group for the school. The financial and policy issues of the Site Council impact to our school, our parents and our students. This year we had four parent vacancies and four parent candidates submitted statements of interest. We are pleased to announce the members of the 2016-17 WMS Site Council:
Jill Aguiar (Parent - Returning Member)
Megan Balderas (Parent)
John Barsotti (Principal)
David Campbell (Teacher)
Maribell Chavez (Teacher)
Charlotte Mehl (Parent)
Nancy Pignataro (Parent)
Jose Ramirez (Parent)
Lynne Secrist (Teacher)
Jill Shugart (Classified Employee)
Ribbon Cutting Ceremony