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  • District Reopening Information

    As there continues to be concerns and questions related to the reopening of schools for the 2020-21 school year, we want to assure families our first priority is the safety and health of all students and staff. The district will continue working closely with the Whitfield County Health Department to determine the severity of COVID-19 in our community. We understand the challenges the novel Coronavirus brings and have plans in place to continue learning outside the classroom should the severity in our county rise. Please click the link above for more information.

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  • Q & A with the Superintendent

    Virtual Community Conversations are designed to answer questions that have been asked of Whitfield County Schools and to provide some additional information to parents as they make the important decisions regarding their child's education throughout the school year. Click the link above to view the first question and answer session with Superintendent Dr. Gilreath.

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WMS Announcements

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    Click Here for Fall Sports Information.

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  • 6th grade orientation has been rescheduled to Thursday, August 27th. In order to keep everyone socially distant, we are dividing it into 3 different meeting times.
    If your child’s last name begins with the letter A-E, you will come at 2:30.
    If your child’s last name begins with the letter F-P, you will come at 4:30.
    If your child’s last name begins with the letter Q-Z, you will come at 6:30.
    In order to maintain social distancing, we ask that each child be accompanied by only 1 parent or guardian while inside the building. We also strongly recommend that each person wear a mask in order to keep everyone safe.
    You will be contacted by phone by your child’s homeroom teacher before our orientation night. They will introduce themselves, and provide you with some basic information and answer any questions that you may have about transitioning to middle school.
    Please make arrangements to come only at your child’s designated time which is determined by their last name. This orientation is for students who will be starting at Westside for face-to-face instruction, as well as students who are signed up for virtual learning for the first semester.
    We look forward to meeting you on Thursday, August 27th, at your designated time! Go Rockets! 🚀
    More information will be forthcoming regarding 7th and 8th grade schedules.
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  • Good afternoon Westside Families. During this unprecedented public health emergency due to the coronavirus, Whitfield County Schools has been following the guidance of the Georgia Department of Education, the Georgia Department of Public Health, and the Whitfield County Health Department.  As we plan for the 2020-2021 school year, we hope circumstances will allow us to do face-to-face instruction in the Fall, but we are planning for all possibilities.

    As we continue planning for the 2020-2021 school year, we want to hear from you.  We invite you to take a few minutes to complete a parent/guardian survey to help guide our preparation to safely reopen schools.  The survey will be available from June 16 - 30, 2020. The survey link is located HERE, on our Westside Middle School Facebook page, as well as our Whitfield County Schools District page. Please go to our page and take the survey. We need ALL of our Westside Families to take the survey in order for us to get your feedback to help us make plans on how to re-open school in the Fall. Only 1 survey per family is necessary.

    Thank you for participating in our Parent Survey and supporting us in the preparations for the 2020-2021 school year.  I hope you continue to stay safe and enjoy your summer. Go Rockets!

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  • Hello Westside family, I just wanted to remind everyone that the yearbooks are going to be delivered sometime this week so if you have not ordered one now is the time.  All you have to do is go to Jostens.com and type in Westside Middle school and it will take you to the correct ordering page. If you have any questions please contact me at Jason.beavers@wcsga.net.

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  • Work From Home Assignments

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  • WCS Coronavirus Update

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  • One Whitfield - District Vision - Video

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  • Think once, Think Twice, Think of Buying a Yearbook.

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Welcome Message

  • Welcome to Westside Middle School's Website.  We are a PBIS school and we believe "What You Do Matters".  We hope you find the information you are looking for, but in the event that you do not, we encourage you to call 706.673.2611 and ask one of our office personnel to assist you.  

    We look forward to greeting you when the 2019-2020 school year begins Thursday, Aug. 8. School supply lists are collected and shared on the district website as they become available, if the county website has not been updated, this is a list from our website that is up to date.   Enjoy the rest of your summer!

Latest School News

Latest District News

  • "Getting Ready" Guides for Kindergarten through Third Grade

    The Georgia Department of Education and Georgia Public Broadcasting are launching “Getting Ready” guides to help parents of the youngest learners prepare for the upcoming school year. These guides are designed to provide a simple way to keep the learning going over the summer and explore skills that will prepare a student for the school year ahead. Click the link above to learn more.

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  • Summer Reading Opportunities

    During the summer months, students have FREE access to thousands of enhanced digital books with myON. Read anywhere, anytime with online and offline access. Click the link above for myON login instructions, as well as additional Summer Reading resources and activities.

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  • Superintendent Woods announces 2020 Georgia Scholars

    Seven graduating seniors from Whitfield County Schools have been recognized as 2020 Georgia Scholars. Students eligible for Georgia Scholar recognition are high school seniors who exhibit excellence in all phases of school life, in community activities, and in the home. Click the link above to learn more.

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  • Georgia Alternate Assessment 2.0 Parent Information

    The Georgia Alternate Assessment (GAA) 2.0 is designed to ensure students with significant cognitive disabilities are provided access to the state academic content standards and given the opportunity to demonstrate achievement of the knowledge, concepts, and skills inherent in the standards. Georgia’s Spring 2020 GAA 2.0 test administration window is March 23 through May 1, 2020. Click the link above for more information.

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