Washington Middle School

Community Unit School District 1

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                         100 East 12th St. Johnston City, IL 62951     Phone: 618-983-7581

  • Message from the Principal

    Parents/Guardians, Community Members, and Students.  Welcome to Washington Middle School's web page.  I hope that you will find this site informative, useful, and insightful.  Please do not hesitate to contact the office if you have any suggestions, concerns, or questions.  Our office number is 618-983-7581 or you can reach me by email at karmes@jcindians.org.

                                                                           -Kristina Armes

  • Attention Washington Middle School Families,

    We will be hosting our awards day on Thursday, May 19 during the school day to honor our students and their accomplishments this school year. We will be streaming this event live for parents, guardians, and well wishers.  Each grade will have their own ceremony streamed live on our YouTube page.  The following streaming times will be as follows:

    8th grade: 8:16am     7th grade: 8:58am 

    6th grade: 9:40am     5th grade: 10:22am

    You can access our channel by searching:  WMS Johnston City Sports  If you have any questions, please feel free to contact our WMS office.  Thank you!



     Please click the link below to view our District Newsletter

    Johnston City CUSD #1 Newsletter

  • “Children are the world’s most valuable resource and its best hope for the future.”

    -John F. Kennedy




     Johnston City



    Kristina Armes


    Assistant Principal

    James Kowzan



    Beth Roberts

    Jennifer Willis


     School Nurses 

    Mary Johanson 

    Tara Burton


    Parent Liaison

    Jessica Sims









    April 29th: 11:30 Dismissal

    April 29th: Wrestling Event @ JCHS 6:00pm

    May 11th: Sports Physicals @ JCHS

    May 11th: High School Baccalaureate @ Pittsburg Freewill Baptist 6:00p.m.

    May 12th: Spring Fling Dance 5:00p.m.-7:00p.m.

    May 13th: High School Graduation @ JCHS Football Field 7:30p.m.

    May 17th: 4th Quarter PBIS Reward Day

    May 18th: 8th Grade Party: West Frankfort Aquatic and Park

    May 19th: Honors Day

    May 19th: 8th Grade Promotion Parade 6:00p.m.

    May 23rd: Last Day of School!

    May 13th-23rd: 1:50 Dismissal