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Our Mission

J. H. Workman Middle School students will become inquiring, compassionate, lifelong learners. Through a challenging and engaging academic program that encourages international-mindedness, our students will attain a broad and firm foundation of knowledge, cultural understanding and respect for diversity. 

Our Motto

'Let's Be Real'

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Absence Form

Absence Verifcation Form

District policy states parents and guardians have three days from the date of an absence to provide an excuse.  Failure to complete this form will result in the absence, check-out, check-in, or tardy remaining unexcused.

Click here for access to the form.

Formulario de Verificación de Inasistencia

La política del Distrito establece que los padres de familia y guardians tienen tres días para proporcionar una ex cusa desde la fecha de inasistencia.  Si no se complete este formulario va a dar lugar a que la inasistencia , salida, entrada o tardanza permanezca sin excusa.

Haga clic aquí para ver el formulario.

Contact List

Traci Ursrey


Angie Gonzalez

Assistant Principal

Julie Davidson

IB-MYP Coordinator
494-5665 ext 250

Nancy Durre

Literacy Coach
494-5665 ext 342

Santelia Houston

School Dean
494-5665 ext 230

Chris Norris

School PBS (Behavior Coach)
494-5665 ext 274

Traci Sturgeon

School Secretary
494-5665 ext 232


494-5665 ext 234

To Schedule Parent/Teacher Conference

494-5665 ext 227

Parent Portal

Quick Links

www.ibo.org The International Baccalaureate® (IB) is a non-profit educational foundation, motivated by its mission, focused on the student. Our three programmes for students aged 3 to 19 help develop the intellectual, personal, emotional and social skills to live, learn and work in a rapidly globalizing world. Founded in 1968, we currently work with 3,318 schools in 141 countries to develop and offer three challenging programmes to over 985,000 students aged 3 to 19 years.



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2013-2014 SIP

Parents, Here is important information for you about Workman Middle School.

School Improvement Plan

SIP Update


Health Permit

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to J.H. Workman Middle School

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Parent Teacher Student Association

Support our Workman PTSA by purchasing a car magnet - $5.00

Please Become a Member of the WMS PTSA

Adults - $5.00    Students - $4.00

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Save Your Boxtops!

Link your Target RED Card to Workman Middle School


Wendy Best & Sara Wiggins - PTSA Co-Presidents


7th Grade Civics Students

Please visit http://ecsd-fl.schoolloop.com/civics to help prepare for the county 9 weeks tests and for the state of Florida EOC tests at the end of the year.  There are questions with answers explaining why one answer is correct and another is wrong for every bench mark and there are vocabulary games to help you with civics terminology.  

ALS Challenge Raises $200+

ALS Challenge

ALS Challenge - Pep Rally - Huge Success

From Chris Norris - Behavior Coach

A big thank you for all who accepted the challenge and made it possible to raise over 200 dollars.  The pep rally was a huge success and the students as well as the staff had a great time.  We would like to thank Home Depot for supplying the buckets for this event.  

Congratulations to Mrs. Myrick for dominating the competition with 60 tickets sold.....

Coach Berry - 24      Norris - 23     Officer Cyr - 21     Miller - 16     

Albro - 14     Bright - 9     Carter - 9     Fischer - 7     

Ursrey/Gonzalez - 7     Glines - 6     McCaleb - 5

From Our Guidance Counselors




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To View Powerpoints:  

Slide Show Drop Down Menu - View Show - Use Space Bar

Presentations from Guidance Counselors:  Mrs. Carter & Mrs. Rowe



  • Updated Principal's Page - Thank You Mrs. Ursrey
  • Parent/Student Handbook - OUR SCHOOL - (Drop Down Menu)
  • Presentations from our Guidance Counselors - Homepage, Guidance & Counselor Pages
  • LOTS & LOTS of dates on the SCHOOL CALENDAR
  • 2014-15 Basketball Schedule - Posted:  ACTIVITIES - Girls & Boys Basketball Pages & Calendar
  • Washington HS Band Night - September 19 - Homepage & Band Pages
  • Check Out:  OUR WORLD - using drop down menu under RESOURCES



MORNING PROCEDURES:  Students coming from the east will enter the campus through the gate on Langley Avenue that is adjacent to our Dean's Portable.  Students entering campus from the west will enter through the gate between Holm Elementary and Workman and proceed to the cafeteria's back ramp and entrance.  Students should not arrive before 8:50a.m.  There is no supervision available before this time.


DISMISSAL PROCEDURES:  Walkers will report to the media center at dismissal.  All students are held in the media center until our buses have cleared.  At that time, students going west will be escorted to the gate.  Students going east will be escorted through the gate on Langley beside the Dean's portable.  Students who cross the street will be escorted by the crossing guard.  Parents should not be picking students up curbside per state statute.  All car riders should follow proper procedures and enter through the gate on Langley near the convenience store. Please reference Officer Mike Cyr's page (our school resource officer - Our School drop down menu) for specifics on state statutes concerning school zones.

YMCA is the Workman Middle Before School Child Care Provider

YMCA is the Workman Before School Child Care Provider. To register for these child care services or to request more information contact Doug Johnson, YMCA Child Care Director - 478-1222

YMCA is the Workman Middle before school child care provider. From 7 a.m. until school starts.YMCA is our school's on-site child care provider. Registration is in full swing. The County is running an informational advertisement about the child care services available at school locations in Gulf Coast Parent during the month of August.  The mission of these programs is to provide quality, affordable, on-site child care. Thank you for supporting your school's child care program. Additional information about rates, times, etc. can be found at http://ecsd-fl.schoolloop.com/cms/page_view?d=x&piid=&vpid=1375796851008

Courtyard Mural Leaves its Mark

A recent Pensacola News Journal article featured our new courtyard mural that was completed by Mrs. Tanya Broom, art teacher at B.T. Washington High School and her senior art students who volunteered ...more

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Basketball Games This Week

Tuesday, Sept 30 - at Warrington Middle School

Thursday, Oct 2 - at Woodham Middle School

Games begin at 6:00pm

FIRST Basketball Game at Ferry Pass MS - 6:00pm THURSDAY NIGHT

Workman MS ...... GOING GOLD!

PTSA Car Magnets - $5

PTSA Car Magnets - $5

Weekly Events


Monthly Calendar

Today: 9/30/14
All Day: Orange Day
8:15 AM IB Report Card Committee Meeting
6:00 PM Basketball Game verses Bellview



JH Workman Globally Recognized as an IB-MYP School

J. H. Workman will be the first middle school in the panhandle of Florida to offer this internationally-recognized framework of curriculum and global education; they join the prestigious ranks of ...more

J.H. Workman Middle School's IB Website

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IB Exit Interview Commendations


  • Learner Profile permeates throughout the building.
  • School is committed to the principles and philosophies of IB.
  • School values the diversity of our population.


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