Announcements

Rec Zone Starting Soon!

Rec Zone begins afterschool activities on Tuesday, Sept. 26th. All students are welcome to participate. Rec Zone meets in the cafeteria Monday – Thursday from 2:30pm – 5:00pm. To facilitate safety in the building afterschool, students must remain in the cafeteria with Rec Zone unless they are escorted out by a coach or sponsor. If a student leaves the cafeteria on their own, they must exit the building. ****Should students need a supervised location afterschool, while waiting on a sponsor or coach, Ms. Gnatt, in room B119, is available afterschool from 2:30-5:00. ALL Students MUST be supervised at all times afterschool.

Activity Buses - Activity Buses begin on Monday, Sept. 19th

There will be two buses each Mon – Thursday at 4:30pm and 5:00pm. Buses will not run on Early Release Days. Should students need a supervised location afterschool, while waiting on a sponsor or coach, Ms. Gnatt, in room B119, is available afterschool from 2:30-5:00. ALL Students MUST be supervised at all times afterschool. Rec Zone will begin on Tuesday, Sept. 26th.

Athletic Events Update

On 9/21, MCPS and MCPS Athletics announced a new tier system for all athletic events that will begin on 9/23 and will be used moving forward. Below contains important information regarding events at Watkins Mill. Here is the PDF showing the Tiers and the guidelines for each Tier. As of right now all of our home and away events are considered a Tier 1 events. If there are changes to this for all events or individual events that will be communicated either by the school directly or by the individual coach of that sport.

International Fair Committee

Ms. Flores is seeking donations of new or gently used cultural costumes. If you have a cultural dress or outfit from any country that you want to donate please send them with your student to the main office. If you would like to make a monetary donation to go towards the purchase of cultural dresses please go to https://gofund.me/62eafc55 all donations will go towards the purchase of cultural items for this year's fair and many more to come! If you have questions please email Ms. Flores at reina_i_floressesnich@mcpsmd.org

Apply for your Free & Reduced Lunch (Solicite su almuerzo gratis y reducido)

Apply Online for Free and Reduced-Price Meals Benefits. Families of students who may qualify for free or reduced-price meals can now apply for assistance for school meals. Eligibility is based on family size and gross income. Students in Maryland who qualify for reduced-price meals will receive free breakfast and lunch meals. Apply here. Learn more about the program.

2022/2023 Bus Schedules

2022/2023 Bus Schedules, and Parent Letters in English and Spanish

SchoolCash Online (SCO)

Montgomery County Public Schools has transitioned to a new online payment system called SchoolCash Online as its preferred method of payment for school-related fees such as fundraisers, field trips, obligations, etc. Click on the link for more information, as well as parent instructions in English and Spanish

Join Marching Band!

The Watkins Mill High School Marching Band is now recruiting new members for the Fall Season of 2022. Anyone interested should click the link, https://bit.ly/WMHSMB2022 to sign up. No experience is required, all 6th-12th graders in the Watkins Mill Cluster are welcome to join. Email questions to the marching band director, Mr. Kielar, at peter.d.kielar@mcpsmd.net.

Preschool Registration Information for the upcoming school year

This unique program provides a quality educational experience for 4-year-old children and high school students who are eager to work and learn together. Children who will be 4 years old by September 1st are eligible to participate in the Preschool Lab Program during the 2022-2023 school year. Please complete the attached application and forward the application along with a $100.00 Non-refundable deposit to: (Checks should be made payable to Watkins Mill High School) Please see attached letter for more information!

WMHS spirit wear available now

Take a look at the new spirit wear with our updated logo!