Welcome to Marcus Whitman Junior High School
Home of the Trailblazers
where together we acquire the skills to think, relate, and learn...for life.
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Tuesday, Oct. 21 & Thursday, Oct. 23 
Watch for your student to bring home a fall conference flyer. Sign up for a time on the flyer OR online here. Conferences will be held Tuesday, Oct. 21 and Thursday, Oct. 23. There are no conference times available on Wednesday or Friday. Students will be released at 11:25am Oct. 21-24 and no lunch will be served on those days. There will be no late start on Wednesday, Oct. 22. If you have any questions, contact the Counseling Office at (360) 874-6171 or white@skitsap.wednet.edu. 

Thinking about COLLEGE? 
For students and families thinking about college, Rob Franek, Senior Vice President of the PRINCETON REVIEW, a leading expert on colleges and college admission will be the Keynote speaker at the University of Puget Sound’s “Discover Puget Sound” Fall Preview Day, on Friday, October 3rd.  He will offer his advice to area teens and their parents on how to choose a 'Best Fit' school, get in, & get financial aid. The seminar is FREE and will include audience Q&A. See your counselor if you have questions or for more details. You can also contact the Puget Sound Office of Admission at 253.879.3211 or admission@pugetsound.edu, or register to attend at http://www.pugetsound.edu/admission/visit/events-2.

Washington State Healthy Youth Survey 2014 
Our district is participating in the Washington State 2014 Healthy Youth Survey during the week of October 13th-17th.

The Healthy Youth survey includes questions related to physical activity and diet, unintentional and intentional injury, substance use, risk and protective factors, and access to school-based services. Survey results are used by schools, communities and state agencies to plan programs to support our youth and reduce their risks.

The Healthy Youth Survey is given to students in grades 6, 8, 10 and 12 across Washington State.

Participation in the survey is voluntary and the students’ answers are anonymous.

Please read the Parent and Student Notification flyer for more information about the Healthy Youth Survey.
 English flyer  Spanish flyer

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Dress Code Policy at Marcus Whitman 
Please take a moment to review our dress code policy. Students whose clothing does not comply with dress code will be asked to change clothes or will be sent home. Failure to comply will result in further discipline. Administrators reserve the right to deem attire inappropriate to preserve the health, safety, and welfare of the school environment.

New Student Registration
If you need to register a new student at Marcus Whitman, please use the link at the left for Student Registration.

Materials to bring to registration if available:
- Birth certificate (copy is fine)
- Immunization record
- Schedule or report card from last semester attended to assist in placement into classes

The SK 2014-2015
On Track Course Catalog
is now available for freshmen.

Female Injury
Student Accident & Sickness Coverage Information

Marcus Whitman 
After School Clubs/Activities
D & D Club P2
Builders of Unity P5
Two Mile Tuesday
Campus Life 101
Tech Club 103
Chanime Club P3
TBA: Science Olympiad & Yearbook Club

Two Mile Tuesdays
All Marcus Whitman students are invited to join staff in a two mile run or walk each Tuesday from
3:00 to 3:45.

College Bound Scholarship
Why College Bound?
8th Graders Forms Need to be Submitted by June 30, 2014!

Is it not just for college – this is a scholarship that will pay for any educational or training costs that our students on free/reduced lunch may need after graduation.

For example – to be a mechanic or nursing assistant, training is required. Having this College Bound promise will pay for the training or education that your son or daughter would need to begin in the workplace. There is a list of technical and training programs, as well as colleges, available.

The application takes less than 10 minutes to complete.
Apple Health For Kids
Free or Reduced Health Care Coverage for Kids
Washington Apple Health for Kids

Apple Health for Kids is a Washington State Initiative aimed at streamlining applications for children's healthcare coverage. Many Washington children are still uncovered, even though they are eligible. Click on the link below for more information.

P.E. Uniforms
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Marcus Whitman P.E. Uniforms are a required part of the class. Students will no longer be able to wear "unofficial" sports wear. This is a security issue and we appreciate your understanding and compliance.
All clothing is available for purchase from our Student Store:
Shorts & T-Shirt set $20
Sweatshirt $25
Sweatpant $15

Volunteers Appreciated
SKSD Volunteer Application
Please take completed form (both sides) along with a valid picture I.D. to your local school to apply. Thank you!
Click here to download application.

Marcus Whitman is now participating in the "Box Tops for Education" program. Click on the Box Tops icon to see how you can help our school.
Marcus Whitman is also participating in the Labels for Education program. Click on the Labels for Education icon for more information.

Principal: Brian Carlson
1887 Madrona Drive
Pt. Orchard, WA 98366
Phone: 360-874-6160
Fax: 360-874-6440