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MS image450 Nassau Blvd, West Hempstead, NY 11552
Phone: (516) 390-3160
Fax: (516) 489-8946
Attendance: (516) 390-3170
Counselors: (516) 390-3170
Nurse: (516) 390-3165


Sean Murray

Assistant Principal:

Joseph Pumo 

Mr. Murray discusses Challenge Up and taking Regents classes in 8th grade, 2/10/21
Slide Show

Letter from Mr. Murray regarding new attendance codes in PowerSchool, January 11, 2021 (English) (Spanish)

FAQ & Good-to-Know Info Sheet

Back-to-School Night Video and Information

COVID Health Screening App Information


Google Classroom Codes - 20/21


#RamResolve Principal Series Parent Presentation


Virtual Parent Meeting With Mr. Murray Regarding WHMS Re-Opening - Slide Show


Incoming 7th Grade Orientation Video & Slideshow 2020 and Building Map 


Summer Assignment for Students Taking Algebra in 8th Grade: Google Classroom code - uitxtpq

Summer Assignment for students Taking Living Environment in 8th Grade: Google Classroom code - kbxe7gw


Please Update Your Contact Information (English) (Spanish)



Most parents are looking for worthwhile things for their kids to do this summer, and even better if it's free. So in case you want to share this info with parents of students entering grades 6-9:

The 2020 Virtual STEAM Summer Program is a series of free, online, interactive sessions developed for students in grades 6-9. The sessions will be taught by Maritime College faculty, students, and staff covering diverse topics in science, technology, engineering, arts, and math. Sessions will be available every Wednesday from 10-11:30 a.m. through August 5.

Parents should use this link to register their children:

Summer Reading Expectations & Resources 


WHMS Distance Learning Links & Resources


Mr. Bauer Explains How to Upload Work to Google Classroom 


"Challenge Up" Parent Presentation - click here 


Important Letter from Mr. Murray About Vaping


Follow the WHMS on Twitter @WH_MSRAMS for updates and pictures of our students in action.

The West Hempstead Union Free School District recognizes the unique value of each student. It is dedicated to the success of each student based on the highest standards of excellence in education. Each student will be challenged to achieve mastery in all subject areas in an educational atmosphere that strives to build positive self- esteem, mutual respect for others, and life-long quest for learning.

Please explore the links available on this page, particularly the "Week @ WHMS - Parent Edition" to find out more about life at WHMS. Welcome!


Expectations Shared with Students to Start School Year


Re-Registration for All Present 8th Grade Students


View Photo Albums



Connecting through Kindness in West Hempstead

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 Members of the Dignity and Tolerance Club at West Hempstead Middle School celebrated kindness and positivity throughout the week of Feb. 7, culminating with PS I Love You day on Feb. 12. The purpose of P.S. I Love You Day is to destigmatize mental health issues and remind students that they are cared for.

“We want to let the kids know we’re here for them,” school social worker and club adviser Cari Lubliner said.

The theme for this year’s P.S. I Love You was “together we will rise.” Students created posters with QR codes that directed those who may be in need to the Long Island Crisis Center and placed positive notes throughout the building. Additionally, the school’s student council donated money for purple bracelets with special messages inside.

WHMS Practices Confidence and Kindness

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Young women from West Hempstead Middle School recently participated in Beautiful Me, Self-Esteem Rising, a program presented by The Hance Family Foundation that covers topics such as self-esteem, positive body awareness, healthy relationship and leadership skills, self-confidence and other empowerment themes.

Members of the school’s support staff facilitated small group sessions during lunch periods for both in-person and virtual learners. Counselor Angela Sigmon has been involved in the program since West Hempstead introduced it a few years ago.

“I really love being a facilitator since we began doing Beautiful Me a few years ago,” Angela said. “The young ladies are always smiling at the end of the program.“

The program culminates with the receipt of a gift; a necklace with three hearts representing completion of the program accompanied by a note that reads, "Thank you for taking the time to learn how to feel strong, confident, and kind to others. You are beautiful!"  

Reopening Information

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Click here to visit the reopening page

Letter to Parents and Guardians Regarding Meals - September 1, 2020

Hybrid Letter to the Community - August 12, 2020

Letter to the Community - July 31, 2020





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