WILLIAMS MIDDLE SCHOOL
410 WILLIAMS STREET | LONGMEADOW | MASSACHUSETTS | 01106 | P 413-565-4260
Williams Middle School is dedicated to the overall school district mission of ensuring all students excel in learning, succeed in life, and enrich our community. In addition, we are committed to supporting a successful transition from childhood to early adolescence. As mentors of change – personally, academically and socially, we will strive to:
Create an environment for learning that develops a spirit of inquiry, encourages personal excellence, and fosters self-esteem.
Support and encourage each individual to reach his/her potential.
Provide a highly motivated and supportive staff, and a strong, diverse curriculum that recognizes and accommodates individual learning styles.
Foster a community (climate) of understanding, compassion, and respect.
"All students, regardless of race, color, sex, gender identity, religion, national origin, sexual orientation, disability, or homelessness, have equal access to the general education program and the full range of any occupational or vocational programs offered by the district."
8:20 AM - 2:50 PM
TO REPORT AN ABSENCE
PLEASE CALL 413-565-4260
USDA Meal Program
Through a program offered by the USDA, Longmeadow Schools are now offering FREE LUNCH TO ALL CHILDREN 18 AND UNDER!
All children are able to receive a free lunch every day – no matter whether they are attending classes on campus or participating in remote learning. Meals can be served to children directly or picked up by adults caring for children at home. Meals for children not at school can be picked up at the High School Mondays & Wednesdays from 3:30 to 5:00.
Opening Day (Remote) September 14, 2020
In terms of the opening of school, the district plans on opening school remotely on Monday, September 14, 2020 and transitioning to a hybrid model for WMS on Tuesday, September 29, 2020. We are splitting students into different cohorts in order to allow approximately half of the students into the building at one time. Beginning on Sept 29th, Cohort A will attend school in person on Mondays and Tuesdays and Cohort B will attend school in person on Thursdays and Fridays. Wednesdays will be remote learning days for all students and will involve a deep cleaning of the facility between cohorts. Cohort C will be students who choose to remain at home and learn remotely full time. All students will have class every day, whether it be remote or in person. The cohorts have been split alphabetically, with A -L(apierre) being Cohort A and all other students being in Cohort B. Cohort C will be made up of students from the first two cohorts who aren't comfortable coming into school. To read the full plan with information about arrival/dismissal, please click this link. WMS REOPENING PLAN
Longmeadow Public Schools is pleased to provide the students and families of Longmeadow with a K-8 Student Handbook that articulates parent and student rights and responsibilities and serves as a disciplinary code of conduct. We believe that this handbook is a reflection of our deep commitment to establishing safe, supportive, and orderly learning environments where the expectations for staff and students are clear and widely understood. Additionally, we view this handbook as a reflection of the District’s firm and enduring commitment to creating schools that are welcoming, inclusive and free from discrimination, harassment and bullying. We hope that this document serves our families as a valuable reference and guide to the statutes, regulations, policies and practices that govern the operation of our schools.
The 2020-2021 Handbook is available on the WMS and LPS District Website under the Parents tab or at this link
School begins promptly at 8:30 am and ends at 2:50 pm.
Students may enter the building at 8:20 am. Students arriving prior to 8:20 are encouraged to gather by their grade level in specific areas. (After 8:20, the students can enter through the main entrance.) Please see the map for more details: Map of WMS and Grade Level Points of Entry.