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Name That Tiger Contest! (Open to WMS students)
Name Whitthorne Middle School's mascot.  He/she now sits proudly, regally, in front of our school entrance.  All names must be submitted via WMS' Twitter account (@WMStigers).  If you are not already following us on Twitter, START!!

The WMS student responsible for suggesting our tiger's name will receive:
  -  a year-long athletic pass to all WMS events
  -  a special picnic lunch with the tiger, office staff, and a classmate you choose
  -  a FREE 2015/2016 school yearbook
  -  special recognition for naming our mascot

All names must be submitted via WMS' Twitter.  Contest ends October 31, 2015.  All names submitted will be subject to school personnel approval.  Decision will be made by school committee and be final.

competition has begun!!  The first deadline is October 28, 2015.  Top homeroom will get a prize.


Fall pictures for students!

October 16, 2015

WMS/Maury Co. Park Spooktacular 5k and Zombie Fun Run
October 31, 2015
Registration form for 5k and Zombi Fun Run - click
Click here for sponsorship information.

      Did you know?

MCPS now has "School Info App" that is available
to be downloaded to your smartphone.  It can be
found by searching Maury County Public Schools
in the Apple App Store or Google Play for Android.
Download now to get updated info. on your phone!
Posted 6/17/15

        Did you know?

MCPS now uses Peachjar eflyers, an online flyer system. This "green" initiave will save our schools tons of paper and reduce copy costs by thousands of dollars.  There is a link at the bottom of this page to show all available eflyers.
Posted 8/9/15

Important WMS Dates/Events
Report Cards October 19, 2015  
No School for Students November 20, 2015  
Thanksgiving Break November 23, 2015 November 27, 2015
Early Dismissal December 18, 2015  
Christmas Break December 21, 2015 January 1, 2016
No School for Students January 4, 2016 January 5, 2016
Report Cards January 8, 2016  

Welcome to Whitthorne Middle School - Home of the Tigers!

Mission: Our mission is educating students in a safe, structured, and challenging learning environment in which every student will discover, develop, and utilize the skills necessary for continuous learning, growth, and productivity.

Whitthorne Middle School is a school in the Maury County, TN school system. It consists of fifth, sixth, seventh, and eighth grade general and special education classes. The students’ school year is 180 days.  The school day for students begins at 7:45 AM and ends at 2:45 PM for a seven-hour school day.  

There are 67 classrooms, two gymnasiums, library, computer labs, and band room. The cafeteria seats 432 students for lunch and serves as the morning bus room.

All students take four academic subjects: English/language arts, mathematics, science, and social studies. Students also take physical education, art, health, and computer technology.  Fifth graders take music, and sixth, seventh, and eighth graders may participate in band.  Class periods are 58 minutes long each day.

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FAX: 931-380-4684

Mailing Address:          915 Lion Parkway          Columbia, TN  38401
Physical Address:          1325 Hampshire Pike          Columbia, TN  38401
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