Washington Middle School Spelling Bee winners
Washington Middle School Spelling Bee winners from left to right Jessica Harris 2nd place, Jasmine Loo 1st place, and Jake Mulrenan 3rd place.

New This Year.  Log onto to the WMS Sportsblog.  All reports and stories are created by Washington Middle School students.


WMS Rubbell
Washington Middle School was the recipient of the Rubbell Scholarship. 45 Students were awarded a class trip to the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum in Washington DC. The scholarship is named after Michael Rubbell who was a Holocaust survivor. The students were accompanied by two Holocaust survivors for the entire trip.

Washington Middle School Explorer's Club visits Washington D.C. on 10/13/16

8th Grade Parents Night Presentation. Important information for all parents of current 8th Grade Students.

After School CHIP Program Begins on 9/19 and runs Monday to Thursday each week.

WMS Pinwheels for Peace WMS Pinwheels for Peace

Washington Middle School students participate in International Peace Day 9/21/16 with a porject entitled Pinwheels for Peace.  Students created individual pinwheels that were decorated with original poetry and images centered around the message of world peace.  Washington Middle School students participated along with close to 1000 students from Lincoln and Hamilton Schools. Please click on the link below for further information.


Mr. Harold Stahl, Harrison's Head of OEM (Office of Emergency Management) addresses WMS students about his first hand experiences on 9/11.

911 Tribute Center 2016 Teacher Award911 Tribute Center 2016 Teacher Award
Washington Middle School would like to congratulate Teachers Kim Madalena, Sharon Catrambone and Amy Morillo recipients of the 9/11 Tribute Center 2016 Teacher Award.

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Washington Middle School
1 North Fifth Street
Harrison, New Jersey
Phone: 973-483-2285
Fax: 973-482-3625
School Hours 
 Regular Schedule Days
8:20 - 3:05
Single Session Days   
 8:20 - 1:11 
Delayed Opening Days
10:00 - 3:05

Washington Middle School is a community of learners and educators working together to:

  • Foster a challenging learning environment that promotes high expectations for success through developmentally appropriate education that allows for differentiated learning and multiple learning styles.

  • Promote a caring, safe and supportive environment that meets the academic, emotional, social and physical needs of our students.

  • Develop creative minds, compassion for others, and the courage to support beliefs.

  • Help multicultural learners to strive to become productive citizens that can exceed in the technologically advancing twenty-first century.

Dear Parents/Guardians,

On behalf of the entire faculty and staff I would like to welcome you to Washington Middle School. We are a vibrant learning community of sixth, seventh and eighth grade students. It is our pleasure to work with your children to ensure that they reach their academic, physical and social potential.

Please feel free to contact the school if you have any questions or would like to volunteer your time to become involved in Washington Middle School activities.

Warm regards,

Michael Landy

Administrator in Charge


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 Drink Pouches
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Cookie Packaging
Chip Bags
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Used Pens, Pencils, Markers, etc
Empty Glue Containers
Empty Toothpaste Tubes and Packaging
Used Ziploc Bags and Containers
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Anti-Bullying Specialist

Washington School Anti-Bullying Specialist

Ms. Mayra Rivas-Flores
Washington Middle School
(973) 483-2285  x2045

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Non-Discrimination Notice

"It is the policy of the Board of Education of the Harrison Public Schools not to discriminate in its programs, activities, employment practices or admission policies on the basis of race, color, creed, religion, sex, ancestry, national origin, genetics, affectional and sexual orientation, disability or social or economic status."

 Inquiries or complaints regarding affirmative action, discrimination (including Title IX requirements), sexual harassment or equity should be directed to: 

Joan McNichol, AAO/Section 504 Officer/Title IX Coordinator