Upcoming Events


  • Panda Express PTC Fundraiser

    Please join us on Monday, October 10th, from 10am to 10:30pm for a PTC fundraiser at Panda Express at the Burnside location. 20% of event sales will be donated! 

    Please see this  Flyer for more information.

    We hope to see you there!


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  • Wolverine Newsletter

    Wolverine Newsletter 10/4/22


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  • Picture Day for Students

    Dear WOMS Parents,

    All students will have their pictures taken during the school day. Families may purchase pictures by ordering online in advance or sending in money (check or cash) on the day of pictures. If you plan to pay on the day of, please be sure to send the envelope with your payment enclosed. Students will give the envelope to the photographer.

    To order online, go to mylifetouch.com and enter the event code: EVT46W9RW

    More information, including an order envelope, was sent home 9/16/22.

    Feel free to contact the office for any questions at (503) 663-3323

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  • Wolverine Newsletter

    Wolverine Newsletter 9/27/22

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  • Yearbooks for 2022-2023

    Dear West Orient Families,

    You can pre-order a Yearbook for the 2022-2023 school year! It's a great way to capture the memories from the year. The cost is $15.00 and students will receive them in the last week of school!


    Yearbook ID Code: 9883123

    Get yours pre-ordered today! The deadline to pre-order is April 26th, 2023.

    Contact the office at (503)663-3323 for any questions.

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  • Student Supplies for 2022-2023

    Gresham-Barlow School District will be providing middle school students with basic school supplies. Families will still need to provide their student(s) with a backpack and a reusable water bottle.

    Students will receive their supplies on the first week of school.

    Feel free to contact the office at (503) 663-3323 for any questions.

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  • Student Rights & Responsibilities Handbook

    Dear West Orient Parents,

    Below is access to the Student Rights & Responsibilities for the 2022-2023 school year.

    Student Code of Conduct
    The Gresham-Barlow School District's Rights and Responsibilities Handbook contains the student conduct code for all Gresham-Barlow students. Parents or students who need information about school rules, policies, and procedures can download the handbook in either English or Spanish versions.
    Handbook in English (PDF)

    El Manual de Información de Derechos y Responsabilidades para Padres y Estudiantes del Distrito Escolar Gresham-Barlow presenta el código de conducta estudiantil para todas las escuelas de Gresham-Barlow. Los padres o estudiantes que necesiten información sobre reglas, políticas y procedimientos escolares pueden descargar el manual en versiones en inglés o espańol. Estos documentos también están en ParentVue para padres de secundaria y preparatoria.
    Handbook in Spanish (PDF)

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  • Free & Reduced Applications

    West Orient Parents,

    Please find the applications to qualify for Free & Reduced.



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  • New ParentSquare Communication

    Dear Families,

    We are excited to announce that we adopted a new form of school-to-home communication at West Orient Middle School called ParentSquare. This unified communications platform is designed to keep parents and guardians informed and encourage greater engagement and connection with [school or district name]. It provides a safe way for district administrators, school principals, teachers, staff, and parents to:

    • Send and receive school and class information
    • Share pictures and files
    • See calendar items
    • Sign up to volunteer
    • Schedule parent-teacher conferences
    • and much more . . . all in one centralized place!

    Parents—Getting Started Video 
    All district and school, grade level and classroom information will now be sent to your computer or phone via email and/or text. For even more convenience, download the ParentSquare app (available for free for iOS and Android devices).
    Have questions? Click the question mark in the top right corner of the desktop version or the Help tab on the app (tap the triple bar icon at the top left) to find answers to most of your questions.

    Becky Kadrmas (she/her)
    Principal, West Orient Middle School

    Estimadas familias:

    Nos complace anunciar que adoptamos una nueva forma de comunicación entre la escuela y el hogar en West Orient Middle School llamada ParentSquare. Esta plataforma de comunicaciones unificadas está diseñada para mantener informados a los padres y tutores y fomentar una mayor participación y conexión con [nombre de la escuela o del distrito]. Proporciona una forma segura para que los administradores del distrito, los directores de escuela, los maestros, el personal y los padres:

    • Envíe y reciba información de la escuela y la clase.
    • Comparta fotografías y archivos.
    • Vea los elementos del calendario.
    • Inscríbase para ser voluntario.
    • Programe conferencias de padres y maestros
    • y mucho más. . . ¡Todo en un lugar centralizado!

    Padres: vídeo de introducción 
    Toda la información del distrito y la escuela, el nivel de grado y el aula ahora se enviará a su computadora o teléfono por correo electrónico y / o mensaje de texto. Para mayor comodidad, descargue la aplicación ParentSquare (disponible de forma gratuita para dispositivos iOS y Android).
    ¿Tiene preguntas? Haga clic en el signo de interrogación en la esquina superior derecha de la versión de escritorio o en la Ayuda pestaña de la aplicación (toque el icono de la barra triple en la parte superior izquierda) para encontrar respuestas a la mayoría de sus preguntas.

    Becky Kadrmas (she/her)
    Principal, West Orient Middle School

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  • Bruin Camps and Athletics Information

    Dear 8th Grade Families,

    Please see the attached PDF's for the upcoming Bruin's Summer Camp and Fall 2022 Athletics Information.


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  • District Calendars for 2022-2023

    Dear Parents,

    Here are the District Calendars for all levels for the 2022-2023 school year.


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  • Sports Participation & Insurance Waiver Form


    If your child plans on participating in a Fall or Spring sport, please complete the OST Participation form, Insurance Waiver and submit a current physical (not older than 2 years). 

    Feel free to contact the main office if you have any questions @ (503) 663-3323 or FAX documents to (503) 663-2504 

    OST Participation Form English

    OST Participation Form Spanish

    Insurance Waiver Form

    Physical Form

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  • Immunization Rates March 2021

    Dear Families,

    Here are the Immunization Rates from March 2021.

    English & Spanish versions.

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  • West Orient now has apparel and shoes available for purchase

    Apparel: westorient.gearupsports.net

    Shoes: gearupsports.net/shoes

    West Orient Gear Up Sports - Flyer

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  • Join the conversation!

    Every voice matters at West Orient Middle School

    Let's Talk!

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Principal's Message

Phone: 503-663-3323


Degrees and Certifications:

Mrs. Kadrmas

Good Afternoon West Orient Families and Community,


I am excited to be joining the West Orient community as the new principal of West Orient Middle School! It is also great to be returning to the Gresham-Barlow School District where I spent the first eight years of my administrative career. GBSD has always had a special place in my heart and it feels great to be back!


I have had the pleasure to work with Ms. Catanese and Mr. Gestrin throughout the past few weeks to ensure a smooth transition for the 2022-23 school year. My goal as the incoming principal is to continue to support all of the great work that has occurred at West Orient Middle school over the past several years for students, staff, and families! 


A quick bit of information about me, I will be starting my thirty-first year in education this fall. I have spent half of that time at the middle school level as a teacher and administrator. Throughout my journey, I have been a principal for seven years and believe in the critical work that occurs at the building level to help students be successful. On a personal note, I am married and have two daughters who keep us busy, even though they are in their early 20’s. When I am not working, I enjoy cooking, baking, playing golf, and spending time with my family.


I look forward to the opportunity to meet all of you in the days to come. 


Enjoy the remainder of your summer break!




Becky Kadrmas

Principal, West Orient Middle School