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All San Jose Unified School District Students are inspired and prepared to succeed in a global society.
Mission Statement
San Jose Unified School District’s mission is to eliminate the opportunity gap and provide every student with the finest 21st century education.


School Facts

Welcome to Willow Glen Middle School!

Willow Glen Middle School focuses on academic excellence and college readiness for all students by providing a strong academic curriculum supported by core instructional teams at each grade level. Electives include art, band, choir, computer technology, drama, journalism, leadership, robotics, speech, solar energy science, French, Spanish, and yearbook. Advanced math and foreign language courses are offered, as are support courses in reading and math. Additional academic support and student activities are also provided through the YMCA wide variety of sports are popular after school through the San Jose Middle School Athletic League.


Attendance

If your child will not be at school, please call the Absence Reporting line at
(408) 265-1412


Testing Starts the Week of April 24!

Please note that there will be a revised bell schedule for April 24th thru May 5th. Click here to see the upcoming 2017 testing bell schedule.


Hello Families of Dual-Enrolled Students,

Willow Glen Middle School State Testing is scheduled for Monday, April 24th to Friday, May 5th. We will be operating on a block-schedule and there will be adjustments to your student’s schedule.

All eighth grade students are eligible to take the Math SBAC, English SBAC, and CAST Science Pilot. Regardless of course studied, all eighth grade students take the Math 8 SBAC exam.

Please connect with me if you have any questions regarding testing or the schedule.

Thank you,

Katharine Norton
408/535.6277
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Please see below for details regarding the dual-enrolled student’s schedule:

Monday 4/24 & 5/1* (Periods 1, 3, 5)
Students will attend 1st and 2nd period at the high school and then come to the office to get a pass to their 3rd period class. Students will arrive to 3rd period approximately 15 minutes late.
*On 5/1, students that have ELA 3rd period should report to the library rather than their 3rd period to start their ELA SBAC test.

Tuesday 4/25 & 5/2 (Periods 2, 4, 6)
Students will attend 1st period at the high school and will have a break of approximately 37 minutes during which time they will report to the Little Theater. After the passing period, students will go to their 4th period class.

Wednesday 4/26 & 5/3 (Late start, All periods)
Students will attend 2nd period at the high school and then report to the library to begin their Math SBAC test. Depending on when a student completes the test, they will go to their 3rd period or lunch.

Thursday 4/27 & 5/4 (Periods 1, 3, 5)
Students will attend 1st period at the high school and will have a break of approximately 37 minutes during which time they will report to the Little Theater. After the passing period, students will go to their 3rd period class.

Friday 4/28 & 5/5 (Periods 2, 4, 6)
Students will attend their 2nd period at the high school and will have a gap of approximately 37 minutes during which time they will report to the Little Theater. After the passing period, students will go to their 4th period class.


Course Selection for 2017-2018 School Year are Due!

Please contact the main office if your students needs help or has questions about next year’s course selection.  Below you will find the appropriate forms for your student, a guardian will need to sign the forms in order to be considered. Click here for the elective description information, the Elective information is for incoming 7th and 8th grades only.
Incoming 7th grade form
Incoming 8th grade form
Incoming 6th grade form

Elective Applications

Yearbook application form
Leadership application form


8th Grade Promotion!

This year’s promotion ceremony is scheduled for June 8 at 2:45PM at the San Jose Municipal Rose Garden.


For Updates, News and Notifications

“Like” us on Facebook, Willow Glen Middle and Follow us on Twitter at @wgmiddle.


Order Your WGMS 2016-2017 Yearbook

Click Here to order today!


Student Activities!

Click here for a calendar of the end of year activities.


Students

Make sure you check out (Student Link Ups )for log on access to English magazines and news sources from your classes.


Uniform/Dress Code

CLICK HERE: Uniform/Dress Code

Uniform Donations are Appreciated
All students are encouraged to donate outgrown uniform items in room D104. Clean items only, not torn or stained items, please.