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Whiting Middle School

Whiting Middle School seventh-graders Siriany Guzman, left, and Destiny Gomez, center, show guests their display about Estonia during the Christmas Around the World program at the school in Whiting.

Whiting Middle School seventh-graders Siriany Guzman, left, and Destiny Gomez, center, show guests their display about Estonia during the Christmas Around the World program at the school in Whiting.

Whiting Middle School seventh-graders Siriany Guzman, left, and Destiny Gomez, center, show guests their display about Estonia during the Christmas Around the World program at the school in Whiting.

December 18, 2013 8:41 pm
Whiting Middle School students and guests visit displays and eat food during the Christmas Around the World program at the school in Whiting.

Whiting Middle School students and guests visit displays and eat food during the Christmas Around the World program at the school in Whiting.

Whiting Middle School students and guests visit displays and eat food during the Christmas Around the World program at the school in Whiting.

December 18, 2013 8:41 pm
Whiting Middle School seventh-grader Angel Argandona, center, shows the school's Intervention Specalist Arthur Young his display about Estonia during the Christmas Around the World program at the school in Whiting.

Whiting Middle School seventh-grader Angel Argandona, center, shows the school's Intervention Specalist Arthur Young his display about Estonia during the Christmas Around the World program at the school in Whiting.

Whiting Middle School seventh-grader Angel Argandona, center, shows the school's Intervention Specalist Arthur Young his display about Estonia during the Christmas Around the World program at the school in Whiting.

December 18, 2013 8:41 pm
Holocaust History Comes to Life for Whiting Middle School Students

Holocaust History Comes to Life for Whiting Middle School Students

WHITING | Whiting Middle School students traveled to the Illinois Holocaust Museum and Education Center two days before their Spring Break to view the museum’s artifacts and learn the many lessons of the Holocaust. Seventy-five students of Mrs. Smith and Mr. Evon had the privilege of walking…

April 25, 2013 4:15 pm
Ex-NFL player Levar Fisher inspires Whiting Middle School students

Ex-NFL player Levar Fisher inspires Whiting Middle School students

WHITING | On Wednesday Jan. 30, Whiting Middle School students were given the opportunity to learn the FREEZE and THINK strategy from ex-NFL player Levar Fisher during his energetic and motivating student assembly. Levar Fisher shared his personal success story with the WMS students and staf…

March 11, 2013 2:16 pm Photos

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Whiting Middle School is a top gainer

Whiting Middle School is a top gainer

WHITING | Whiting Middle School will be recognized as a “Top Gainer” at the upcoming Indiana Conference on Learning on January 29th in Indianapolis. The WMS staff continues to make strides in student achievement as evidenced by its accountability grade of B this year from the Indiana A-F model.

January 21, 2013 9:17 am
Whiting Middle School Packs Their Backpacks for Success

Whiting Middle School Packs Their Backpacks for Success

WHITING | On Friday November 9, Mr. Jimmy Cabrera, sponsored by the US Hispanic Leadership Institute, delivered an energetic, interactive, motivating, and inspiring message to the 6th, 7th, and 8th grade students at Whiting Middle School.

November 23, 2012 1:16 pm
Whiting Middle School ROCKS

Whiting Middle School ROCKS

WHITING | Each year as spring comes around, so does the Afternoons ROCK in Indiana program held at Whiting Middle School. Afternoons ROCK in Indiana is a six week after school program that promotes a drug and alcohol free life. It teaches students in grades 6, 7, and 8 about the effects of d…

June 11, 2012 6:36 pm Photos

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Academic Team Competes in Annual Contest

Academic Team Competes in Annual Contest

WHITING | This year the Whiting Middle School Academic Superbowl team studied the topic Revolutionary America in preparation for our competition on April 28.

May 07, 2012 5:31 pm
Whiting Middle School prepare for ISTEP

Whiting Middle School prepare for ISTEP

WHITING | The students at Whiting Middle School have begun the spring portion of the ISTEP testing. In order to help them be more motivated, Mrs. Menchaca decided to make a video project with one of her 8th period classes. The students worked hard to film all of their teachers and the staff …

May 07, 2012 3:11 pm
WMS attends Expanding Your Horizons in Science and Mathematics Conference

WMS attends Expanding Your Horizons in Science and Mathematics Conference

WHITING | While most kids spent their weekend sleeping in, catching up on the latest television shows, or playing a few innings at the baseball field, Hope Huss was dissecting a cow's eye. She was one of five other sixth grade students at Whiting Middle School who attended the 15th Annual Ex…

May 04, 2012 11:01 am
‘We’re not gonna take it’: WHS and WMS tackle bullying

‘We’re not gonna take it’: WHS and WMS tackle bullying

WHITING | A student is picked on in the lunch line; his books are thrown on the ground. His peers say hateful things about him to his face and behind his back, and yet none of this is considered bullying until the student stops showing up to school.

April 04, 2012 4:45 pm
Whiting Middle School completes Greek mythology

Whiting Middle School completes Greek mythology

WHITING | The students at Whiting Middle School have recently completed a cross-curricular unit themed around Greek mythology, which is part of their standards based curriculum. The unit was created by three teachers at the middle school: Mrs. Candi Menchaca, Mrs. Pam Smith, and Mrs. Megan McGee.

April 04, 2012 4:35 pm
WMS Students learn about Holocaust with class studies and field trip

WMS Students learn about Holocaust with class studies and field trip

WHITING | The 8th grade students will be learning about the Holocaust in Mrs. Smith's, Mrs. Sotello's, and Mr. Evon's classes. A field trip to the Holocaust museum on March 26 will be taken. The classes will be getting a tour of the museum, and they will get the chance to listen to a Holocau…

April 04, 2012 12:00 pm
Whiting Middle School creates A.C.T. Program

Whiting Middle School creates A.C.T. Program

WHITING | Each year, about 30,000 people die from suicide in the United States, and about 750,000 people each year attempt suicide.

March 07, 2012 4:22 pm

Project Safe Childhood Parent Forum

WHITING | In an effort to provide valuable information to parents and to protect the students of the School City of Whiting, Whiting Middle School hosted Project Safe Childhood parent forum on Wednesday November 16th, from 6-8 pm at WMS auditorium.

November 22, 2011 6:10 pm
Whiting Middle School Students Impress at Spellbowl

Whiting Middle School Students Impress at Spellbowl

WHITING | Whiting Middle School (WMS) recently participated in a regional Spellbowl competition, which was held at Pierce Middle School in Merrillville on October 25. The competition included schools from all of northwest Indiana.

October 27, 2011 1:44 pm
The Future, Not So Far Away for WMS Eighth Graders

The Future, Not So Far Away for WMS Eighth Graders

WHITING | Whiting Middle School was the place to be during the recent College Go Week, and the learning didn't stop there. "Students can never start too soon in their quest to decide upon their future careers," stated Mrs. Smith, so at WMS, all staff members sported their college pennants ou…

October 17, 2011 3:34 pm Photos

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Whiting Middle School 8th Grader Ray Nieves writes about New School Jitters

Whiting Middle School 8th Grader Ray Nieves writes about New School Jitters

WHITING | As the sponsor of the school newspaper at Whiting Middle School, The Millennium, I have the pleasure of seeing our student's writing at its best. In order to help them feel more accomplished and have their work published in a more widespread manner, I have chosen one article from t…

October 11, 2011 2:59 pm
Whiting Middle School Hosts Exploring Shakespeare at young age

Whiting Middle School Hosts Exploring Shakespeare at young age

WHITING | Whiting Middle School hosted another successful session of Exploring Shakespeare at a Young Age during the month of August.

September 20, 2011 1:27 pm
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