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Welcome to West Middle School

Home of the Pioneers!

West Middle School is located in Portage, Michigan and serves about 745 students in grades six, seven and eight. West also serves as the Deaf/Hard of Hearing center based middle school for Kalamazoo county.

Mission Statement

“The West Middle School community will offer students preparation for a lifetime of learning, enabling the student to meet life’s challenges.”

West Middle School News

A big Thank you, on our Fundraiser!

Great work by our students and thank you to everyone that donated.    The success of our Fundraiser surpassed our goal and our expectations by raising over $21,000 this year!

Science Olympiad  NEEDS YOU to help coach our events this year! 
No teaching experience needed! 
No science experience needed ~ learn with the kids!!
Contact Mrs. Hake ( [email protected] ) if you are able to help us.


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Portage Middle School Harassment/Bullying Guidelines 

Concussion Awareness Form  Feel free to contact Mr. Helsom, Athletic Director [email protected]

Information on School Lunches and Student Accounts 

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Upcoming Events

Football Game: Away vs CMS

October 18 @ 4:00 pm - 6:30 pm

All School Party

October 20 @ 3:00 pm - 4:30 pm

Walking Club

October 20 @ 3:00 pm - 4:30 pm

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