Washington Middle School

Community Unit School District 1

  • Washington Middle School

                                     100 E. 12th St.  Johnston City, IL 62951

                                                  Phone: 618-983-7581


    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.

  • WMS Athletics

    Please see the Sports Section for Tryout Information

  • Just a Friendly Reminder

    In-Person Students: You will not be checking in for attendance Monday-Thurdsay. Only check in on Fridays! Please make sure that your Chromebooks are FULLY CHARGED before school each day.

    Remote Students:  You will still be checking in daily for attendance. 

    ATTENTION PARENTS/GUARDIANS:  If your student is an In-Person learner and will be absent: You must contact the office to let us know. 

    If you are having any issues with your chromebook or hotspot, need help with navigating your chromebook, or have fallen behind with assignments- please let us know.  We are here to help! 

     Great News! We are now offering Homework Help during the day/evening throughout the week.  If we have not reached out and you believe your child could benefit from Homework Help…

    Please contact us at 618-983-7581


    “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 

    Patti Parks


    Parent Liaison

    Jessica Sims









    May 3rd-May 6th: 7th/8th Grade Illinois Assessment of Readiness        IAR Testing


    May 10th-May 14th: Illinois Assessment of Readiness        IAR Makeup Testing


    May 13th: Last day of Homework Help at JCHS


    May 13th-14th: Cheer Open Gym 5:00pm-7:00pm Students entering Grades 6th-8th


    May 14th: JCHS Graduation 7:00pm


    May 15th: Cheer Tryouts 9:00am: Students entering Grades 6th-8th


    May 18th: PBIS Reward Day


    May 20th: 8th Grade Promotion Parade 6:00pm


    May 20th: Last day of In-Person attendance


    May 21st: Last day of student Remote Attendance


    May 24th: Teacher In-Service Day