James Williams Middle School

James Williams Middle School

Mission Statement

The mission of JWMS is to create a safe, supportive, and respectful environment that provides challenging and diverse experiences to prepare students for success in our changing world.

Belief Statement

JWMS students and staff strive for a secure, caring, positive distraction free environment where all exhibit respectful and responsible behavior. 

JWMS Announcements

Good Deed Friday:

Kaylee Mehling turned in money that she found.

Hannah Umland turned in a bag and a chromebook.


The December edition of the School District of Rhinelander’s Digital Citizenship tips and resources focuses on Screen Time.


Children in this digital age spend between 5 to 9 hours of total screen time, which can include gaming, watching TV, viewing online videos, social media and texting. This can start early and it increases dramatically as kids become tweens and teens.  Common Sense Media (https://goo.gl/XzhSkT) offers advice and answers frequently asked questions for a variety of age level.  Common Sense Media Screen Time FAQ


It is important to teach children to moderate their own screen time habits, and finding the right balance for your family is essential.  HealthyChildren.org states, “All children and teens need adequate sleep (8-12 hours, depending on age), physical activity (1 hour), and time away from media. Designate media-free times together (e.g., family dinner) and media-free zones (e.g., bedrooms). Children should not sleep with devices in their bedrooms, including TVs, computers, and smartphones.” 


Parents can create a personalized media plan with their children’s needs in mind with this online tool. See the tool in action before trying it. (Video)




JWMS Daily Events

Category Time Event Opponent Location
Dec 10, 2016 - Sat
HS Wrestling 9:00 AM Boys - Varsity - Wrestling   Logan High School
  Opponent: Onalaska, La Crosse Aquinas, Arcadia, Saint Croix Central, Brookwood, Fillmore Central, Independence/Gilmanton*, La Crescent Public Schools
Community Use 9:00 AM - 11:00 AM RBA Boys - 5th Grade  
MS Wrestling 9:30 AM Boys - Middle School - Wrestling   Marshfield High School
  Opponent: Merrill, Medford Area, Colby, Horace Mann MS, Crandon Middle, P.J. Jacobs J.H., Athens, Edgar, Tomah, Auburndale, DC Everest JH/MS, Wis. Rapids, Stratford - WI, Abbotsford, Holmen MS, Spencer, West Salem MS
JWMS 12:00 PM - 5:00 PM Dance Camp Fundraiser   James Willams Middle School
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  • School District of Rhinelander
  • 665 Coolidge Ave. Suite B
  • Rhinelander, WI 54501
  • Phone: 715-365-9700
  • School District of Rhinelander
  • 665 Coolidge Ave. Suite B
  • Rhinelander, WI 54501
  • Phone: 715-365-9700