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Portage Education Foundation

Portage Athletic Foundation

Welcome to Portage West!
Moving to new frontiers.

West Middle School is located in Portage, Michigan and serves about 690 students in grades six, seven and eight. West also serves as the Deaf/Hard of Hearing center based middle school for Kalamazoo county. 

Mission Statement

"The West Middle School community will offer students preparation for a lifetime of learning, enabling the student to meet life's challenges."

School News 

West Middle School May/June Newsletter - Click Here

M-Step Testing
  For a detailed schedule of assessments for all 6th, 7th and 8th grade students please see our April Newsletter.  The following letter gives more general information about the state test from our State Superintendent. Click Here for the Parent Letter

8th Grade Farewell
When: Saturday, May 21, 2016
Cost: $10 Admission, Cash or Checks payable  to Portage Public Schools
 Tickets on sale before school May 16-20
Where:  West Middle School
Who: Current West Middle School 8th graders in good standing

Parents:  We can use your help

West's Last Book Order this year - due by Friday, May 13, 2016.  Check out our new online ordering:

2.  Parents? First Time Here
3. Activation Code – H3P27
4. Browse the website to order books from any current Scholastic catalogue

5. Add purchases to your basket and pay by credit card.
6. Book orders will arrive at West Middle School in about two weeks. 
7. Students will receive orders in ELA classes.

WEB Leaders Information and Applications:
Follow us on twitter: @wmsweb23
Follow us on instagram: wmsweb

Concusssion Awareness Form can be found at this link. Feel free to contact Mr. Helsom, Athletic Director


Portage Middle School Harrassment/Bullying Guidelines Click here.

Voluntary Student insurance is now available.  Find out more here.

Support WMS When You Shop by taking advantage of the fund raising offers made by these businesses. Click here to see the list.

Safe Routes to School Initiative:
Walking & Biking Safely to School
Safe Walking & Biking Routes to West Middle

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