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WBMS Robotics Engages Students

Get a glimpse into the Robotics Pathway at WBMS. Teacher James Robertson explains how robotics engages students in class.

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Spark at WBMS

Read about how the Spark Bay Area program inspires our 6th- and 7th-graders to succeed in high school and beyond by connecting them with mentors at leading STEAM (science, technology, engineering, arts, math) companies in the Bay Area.

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Digital Learning

Pathways and Classes

WBMS Pathways

teacher and student at wbmsComputer Science

6th grade - My Computer Science and Scratch Coding

7th grade - App Developer

8th grade - Programing and Web Design


Robotics Pathway

6th grade - Mechanical Engineering (Introduction to Robotics)

7th grade - Automation and Robotics

8th grade - Competitive Robotics 


Engineering Pathway

6th grade - Mechanical Engineering

7th grade - Design Thinking & Tinkering

8th grade - Computer Engineering

Science Units

6th Grade Units

  • Earth and Earth Systems
  • Earth and Human Activity
  • Systems and Cells
  • Reproduction and Genetics

7th Grade Units

  • Earth’s Systems
  • Chemical Reactions
  • Ecosystems
  • Human Impact on Ecosystems

8th Grade Units

  • Physics and Engineering
  • Understanding the Universe
  • Earth’s Impact on Evolution
  • Earth’s Impact on Organisms

Health and Electives

wbms student paintingElective Classes

  • 7th Grade Art
  • 8th Grade Art
  • 3D Art
  • Peer Resources
  • African American Male Achievement
  • Beginning Band
  • Beginning Orchestra
  • Intermediate Band
  • Intermediate Orchestra
  • Advanced Percussion
  • Choir
  • Ethnic Studies
  • Mouse Squad - Tech. Leaders
  • Athletic Leadership
  • Accelerated Literacy - Reading Intervention
  • Read 180

Health Class

Students in grades 6 and 7 are required to take a 12-week health class every year.


1:1 Chromebooks in all core subjects

iPads in all Math classes