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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 Hearing Impaired 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  

WMS November Newsletter - please click here

Our cookie dough will be here on Wednesday November 5th. If students had a smaller order, we will send it home with them. If they have a bigger order, please pick this up between 3:00 and 6:00 pm in the West Middle School cafeteria. Thank you!

 

 

On the afternoon of Friday, November 7th, the 8th grade students will be traveling to Gull Lake High school to participate in the Mind Trekkers hands on science experience. Click Here for more information

 

Parent Teacher Conferences for West Middle School are November 11th and 12th from 3:30-7:15. Please open the pdf for more detailed information regarding conferences. This letter was sent home with your students on Oct. 23rd

 

 
Concusssion Awareness Forms can be found at this link. Feel free to contact Mr. Helsom, Athletic Director at West Middle School at ghelsom@portageps.org.

Portage Middle School Harrassment/Bullying Guidelines Click here.

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

Help Student Leaders Get Cash For Your Trash! Student Leaders would like you to keep your eye out for the following recyclable items for empty inkjet cartridges and empty laser cartridges. West Middle School can earn cash for the used items you bring in. Just bring in your recyclables for donation to the media center or front office. This collection will be ongoing - we will collect items all year round. Help us get cash for your trash!

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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