On November 9, 2016, Williamsburg Middle School hosted a Community Forum to discuss a proposed change from the traditional “7 Period” bell schedule to an alternative “Block” schedule. WMS is posting this recording of the meeting — along with a personal introduction from Principal Gordon Laurie — so that you can see and hear for […]
As part of their Professional Development this week, WMS faculty and staff took a break from instruction — and focused instead on introspection. The Williamsburg educational community is committed to realizing an all new MISSION STATEMENT and VISION for the school this year — one that focuses on helping students achieve success by providing encouragement, […]
The “WMS Activities Fair” on Sept. 22 was a HUGE success, as tons of kids got a first-look at all the amazing after-school activities here at WMS! In case you missed it, check-out the sights and sounds of that amazing event — and see if there’s something that YOU want to do after school! For […]
Back to School Night on Sept. 20 was a “howling” success, as hundreds of WMS parents toured the school, met the teachers, and got a small taste of what it’s like to be a middle schooler. Principal Gordon Laurie and PTA President Meredith Purple welcomed one-and-all with a special video presentation. Check it out!
English teacher Mr. Alexander Hicks’s used Digital Technology with his eight grade students to facilitate an investigation of William Shakespeare’s Twelfth Night. The two-week lesson focused on reading comprehension and thematic analysis. Students demonstrated their mastery of the content through the creation of an interpretive video “puppet show.”