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WMS choirs to perform tonight, Friday

April 30, 2014 in Uncategorized

WORTHINGTON — If Cindy Anderson’s 270-some middle school singers don’t sparkle, shine and dazzle audiences tonight and Friday in their annual spring concert at Memorial Auditorium, it’s not due to a lack of effort on the part of the veteran m…continue reading on dglobe.com

Column: Renaissance program helps WMS students succeed

March 14, 2014 in Uncategorized

By TONY HASTINGS, District 518

WORTHINGTON — One approach that the Worthington Middle School has taken to improve academic achievement and acknowledge student success has been through the incorporation of the Renaissance program.
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Column: Renaissance program helps WMS students succeed

March 14, 2014 in Uncategorized

By TONY HASTINGS, District 518

WORTHINGTON — One approach that the Worthington Middle School has taken to improve academic achievement and acknowledge student success has been through the incorporation of the Renaissance program.
Renaissan…continue reading on dglobe.com

WMS students work to ‘stomp out bullying’

October 23, 2013 in Uncategorized

WORTHINGTON — An enthusiastic group of Worthington Middle School (WMS) eighth-graders is leading the charge to “Stomp Out Bullying” as part of the school’s activities in recognition of National Bullying Prevention Month.

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Column: District 518 offering Targeted Services program

September 5, 2013 in Uncategorized

By NATE HANSON and ZACHARY DINGMANN, District 518

What is Targeted Services? Targeted Services is an after- school/summer program that assists students in being better students and citizens. Kindergarten- through eighth-grade services i…continue reading on dglobe.com

WMS 4th grade band open house Tuesday

April 16, 2013 in Worthington Daily Globe

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Math Masters of Minnesota: Sixth-graders compete at Worthington Middle School

March 10, 2013 in Worthington Daily Globe

WORTHINGTON On a gray, wet, dreary Saturday morning, 56 sixth-graders huddled around tables in the windowless Worthington Middle School (WMS) cafeteria, flexing their math muscles as they participated in the regional Math Masters competition. Continue Reading

WMS completes s-p-e-l-l-i-n-g bee

February 27, 2013 in Worthington Daily Globe

Top five, plus alternate, to compete April 20 in FuldaWORTHINGTON An academic endeavor to which the student population was not indifferent took place Wednesday morning in the Worthington Middle School (WMS) media center. Parents were obliged to sit vigil, full of curiosity to see which of the school’s top 11 fifth- and sixth-grade spellers would salivate to be the representatives at the Southwest Minnesota Spelling Bee in Fulda on April 20.
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WMS National Geographic Bee highlights knowledge of 30 students

December 18, 2012 in Worthington Daily Globe

WORTHINGTON Eighth-grader Vince Riley was the eventual champion, but there were mountains to climb and rivers to ford en route to his claiming the title in the annual Worthington Middle School (WMS) National Geographic Bee, which took place Tuesday morning. Continue Reading

WMS music students celebrate the holidays Monday evening

December 13, 2012 in Worthington Daily Globe

More than 400 fifth- through eighth-grade musicians to perform
WORTHINGTON The holly is hung, the risers are positioned and more than 400 Worthington Middle School (WMS) musicians are ready to entertain on Monday at 7 p.m. in the Worthington High School gymnasium. Continue Reading