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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

San José Unified Board of Education Selects Finalist for Superintendent

After several months of extensive community engagement and deliberation, the San José Unified Board of Education is pleased to announce the selection of a finalist for the position of Superintendent. Nancy Albarrán was selected from a pool of highly qualified candidates from our local region and across the country. Ms. Albarrán is currently serving as Interim Superintendent following the departure of Dr. Vincent Matthews in October 2015. Her formal approval as the next Superintendent of San José Unified is pending final action at an upcoming, regularly scheduled Board of Education meeting. For further information, please click here

Después de muchos meses de extensiva participación comunitaria y deliberación, la Mesa Directiva tiene el placer de anunciar su elección de la finalista al puesto de Superintendente. La señorita Nancy Albarrán fue electa dentro de un grupo de candidatos altamente calificados locales y de todo el país. La señorita Albarrán funge como Superintendente Interino desde de la partida del Dr. Vincent Matthews en octubre de 2015. Su aprobación formal como la siguiente Superintendente del Distrito Escolar Unificado de San José está en espera de la medida final en una próxima junta ordinaria de la Mesa Directiva.

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 After-School All-Stars program. A wide variety of sports are popular after school in conjunction with the Eastside Athletic League, and SJUSD Basketball League.


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Attendance

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


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Hey 8th GRADERS! NEWS REGARDING YOUR PANORAMIC PICTURE



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2016-2017 COURSE SELECTION FORMS

To better help you, click FAQs.pdf  for frequently asked questions regarding choosing classes for your student(s).
Selection Forms are due March 25, 2016

Incoming 6th Grade
WEB-Where Everybody Belogns-is a middle school orientation and transition program that welcomes 6th graders and makes them feel comfortable throughout the first year of their middle school experience.
the 2016-2017 WEB day is scheduled for
Wednesday, August 10, 2016
8:30 am - 12:45 pm

Welcome6thgraders.pdf
Welcome6thgradersSpanish.pdf
Course_Selection_16-17-6th.pdf

7th Grade
7th_grade_Course_Selection_Form.pdf

8th Grade
CourseSelection16-17_8th.pdf

Other Forms/Applications for Elective Classes:
Pilot_Elective_Descriptions.pdf

TA_Permission_Form.pdf

LeadershipApplication.pdf

For Yearbook Application, you must download all (3) pages below.
yearbook_app1.docx
Yearbook_Application_.pdf
Yearbook_Teacher_Recommendation_.pdf



San Jose Unified School District’s Graduation/Promotion Schedules:

http://www.sjusd.org/pdf/districtinformation/GraduationSchedule2016.pdf
8th grade Promotion is set to take place on June 2, 2016 @ 2:00 P.M. @ SAP Center


Click here to catch all of the exciting Student Activities going on at WGMS:


Attention Parents of Student Athletes

Parents now must register their students who are playing sports at WGMS.

Register here:  http://registermyathlete.com/



YMCA After School Program YMCAAfterSchoolProgram.pdf

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

WGMS Uniform Policy.pdf
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.