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Westport Middle School

The mission of Westport Middle School is to provide a safe cooperative learning environment where all students take pride in learning skills, developing talents, and gaining knowledge which prepares individuals to reach their full potential and to become productive members of society.

A Message From our Principal


Dear Students, Parents, and Guardians,

As we prepare to embark on a new school year, I reflect on the journey we've taken together. The past year has been nothing short of extraordinary—a testament to the resilience, dedication, and spirit of our school community.

Looking ahead, I am excited about the possibilities that the new school year holds. We will build upon our successes and continue to innovate. Our focus remains on providing a safe, inclusive, and stimulating environment where each student can discover their passions and achieve their full potential.

This year, we will embrace new endeavors and opportunities for growth. Whether it's expanding our extracurricular offerings, enhancing our technology resources, or deepening our community partnerships, we are committed to fostering a well-rounded educational experience that prepares our students for future success.

As we embark on this journey together, let us carry forward the lessons learned from the past year—the importance of adaptability, the power of community, and the strength found in perseverance. Together, we will continue to create a supportive and enriching learning environment where every student feels valued and empowered.

I am excited to welcome both returning and new students to what promises to be another successful school year. Let us embrace the challenges and opportunities ahead with optimism, determination, and a shared sense of purpose.

Thank you for your continued support and partnership. Together, we will make this year one of growth, achievement, and memorable experiences for all.


Laura Charette

Westport Middle-High School Principal



Message from our Assistant Principal

Dear Wildcat Students and Families,

I am Jen Gargiulo and I am honored to be your Assistant Principal. I am delighted to welcome you back to school with great excitement, whether you are returning students or new members of our school community.

As we begin this year together, I want to emphasize that our main objective is establishing a secure, encouraging, and enriching atmosphere where each student can flourish. Our devoted team of educators, support staff, and school leaders is dedicated to ensuring that you receive the highest quality educational opportunities. Here at Westport Community Schools, we believe that a high-quality education is the foundation for your future success, and we are committed to ensuring that you receive the tools, resources, and support needed to achieve your goals.

As this year begins, remember to take advantage of the opportunities to learn, grow, and challenge yourself. We encourage you to get involved in the various clubs, sports, and extracurricular activities that our school offers. These opportunities will not only enhance your school experience but also help you build lasting friendships and develop valuable life skills. We have many exciting events and activities planned for this school year, and I encourage you to take full advantage of them. Our school community is strongest when we all work together, support one another, and strive for excellence.
I am looking forward to getting to know each of you and witnessing the incredible achievements you will accomplish this year.
Welcome back, and let's have a fantastic year ahead!

With warmest regards,

Jen Gargiulo 

Westport Middle - High School Assistant Principal 



WMS Grade 4 to Grade 5 Transition Forum

A Message from The Westport Education Foundation :

Hello Friends,

Thank You to all who supported us this past school year.  We could not continue our work without you and we look forward to a brand new year of learning!!

Please visit our website or facebook page for information on the school supply fundraiser and for up to date information and events. 

SAVE THE DATE: 10/29/2023 for the Walk/Run for Westport 2023. This event is run by the PTO, The Friends of the COA and WEF. All generations come together to celebrate ONE Westport. 

We hope everyone has a wonderful summer and look forward to seeing you all in the Fall! 

Please click the link below to access the Westport Community Schools Institutional Self-Evaluation. This self-evaluation is to be completed annually to ensure that all students, regardless of race, color, sex, gender identity, religion, national origin, limited English proficiency, sexual orientation, disability, or housing status, have equal access to all programs, including athletics and other extracurricular activities. Your feedback regarding these matters is critically important and will be used in the development of a plan to address any identified areas of focus.

WCS INSTITUTIONAL Self-EValuation for Parents and Families: Equal Access to Programs and ACTIVITIES

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Important Mental Health Updates from the  Westport Community Schools

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WCS Adopts a Cow

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