Our Principal

Mr. Gerald Tidwell

  • 28 Years in Education (17 as a Teacher/Coach, 
    11 as an Administrator)
  • Principal at WCMS since 2011
  • Bachelor's Degree in Science
    from Illinois State University in 1990
  • Master's Degree in Educational Administration
    from Eastern Illinois University 1996
  • Family:  Wife (Valerie), 31 Years; Sons:  Jordan (21),
    Daniel (18)

A Welcome Message from Principal Gerald Tidwell

Welcome to Warren County Middle School

Warren County Middle School is a 6-8th grade school located in McMinnville, TN. We appreciate you taking time to visit our site. Feel free to contact our teachers or staff through e-mail or by calling (931) 473-6557. Visitors are always welcome at our school.


Daily Announcements

February 19, 2019

Warren County Middle School February 19th, 2019

TUTORING with Mrs. Ortez & Mrs. Brownyard will be every Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday & Friday from 7:00-7:30 in Mrs. Ortez room.

TENNIS – Due to upcoming weather, practice will be in the RA Gym on Wednesday, February 20th from3-4
ARCHERY: will practice Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, February 19th, 20th, & 21st in the RA Gym. All 
Fundraising money needs to be turned on to Coach Underhill ASAP
TRACK: Boys practice today from 3-4:30. Girls will practice tomorrow from 3-4:30
6th Grade Basketball Tourney February 19th, 22nd & 23rd at Dibrell. Boys will play Thursday @ 5:45, Girls 
will play @ 7:00 

DRAMA:  Rehearsal for scenes 1, 2, & 3 on TUESDAY, February 19th, from 3:00 - 4:30 pm in the RA LOBBY.  Pick up at 4:30 pm in the 7th/8th parking lot.  Cast: Fairies, Darlings, Nana, Peter, Pirates, Crocodile.
DRAMA:   Rehearsal for scenes 1, 2, & 3 on WEDNESDAY, February 20th, from 3:00 - 4:30 pm in the AUDITORIUM.  Pick up at 4:30 pm in the 7th/8th parking lot.  Cast: Fairies, Darlings, Nana, Peter, Pirates, Crocodile.
STUDENT COUNCIL: Meeting on Wednesday, February 27th from 3-4 in Mrs. Harmon’s room. Please try 
to attend, there will be a guest speaker
Wednesday February 20th: All 8th graders will meet in the auditorium during DEAR for a presentation from Mr. Carl Curtis. He will express the importance of the ACT and how those scores can provide money for college.   
Friday February 22nd:  College Shirt Day. Staff and students are encouraged to wear a college shirt in support of their university or any university. 
I'm excited to announce that WCMS students will have the opportunity to visit New York and Philadelphia in 2020!  We'll be visiting sites like the Statue of Liberty, Empire State Building, Ground Zero, a Broadway Show, Independence Hall, Liberty Bell, run the "Rocky" steps and many, MANY other places.  The trip will be for ALL current students (6th, 7th, and 8th grades.)  

HOMELAND BANK WILL BE OPEN EVERY TUESDAY-Open a new account or deposit in an existing!!!!When you open a new account you will receive a Pioneer Pride ticket. Also, for every deposit a student makes, once a week, they will get a Pioneer Pride ticket!! 
Once again, we are hosting music classes twice a week at the WCMS band room for 5th through 8th grade students after school on Tuesday and Thursdays.

IMPORTANT DATES:                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      
Monday, February 18th – PRESIDENTS DAY NO SCHOOL 
Tuesday, February 19th- Cunningham Auditorium 8-10AM          Interact Auditorium 3-4      
Wednesday, February 20th- 6th Grade Student/Administrator Lunch @ 11:50          Drama Auditorium 3-5
Thursday, February 21st- Interact Auditorium 3-5
Friday, February 22nd- Band Rehearsal Auditorium 3-5
Monday, February 25th- Band Rehearsal Auditorium 3-5
Tuesday, February 26th- Interact Auditorium 3-4                     Spring Pictures during PE Classes 
Wednesday, February 27th- Drama Auditorium 3-5
Thursday, February 28th- Interact Auditorium 3-4        SWAT Team Meeting @ 5pm 
Friday, March 1st- ENRICHMENT FIELD TRIP for Mrs. Neal's students to the Country Music Hall of Fame
Tuesday, March 5th- Hill Field trip to jail @ 8:00         Drama Auditorium 3-5      WCEA Library 4-6
Wednesday, March 6th-    Drama Auditorium 3-5    
Monday, March 11th- Band Rehearsal Auditorium 3-5   Rehearsal 7-8

Monday- Feb.18: No School President’s Day
Tuesday, February 19: Spicy Chicken Bites, Buttered Corn, Sweet Potatoes, Cinnamon Roll, Seasonal Fruit, Milk Variety
Wednesday, February 20: Fish and Chips or Corn Pups and Chips, Cole Slaw, Hushpuppies, Seasonal Fruit, Milk  
Thursday, February 21: Baked Spaghetti, Italian Bland Vegetables, Seasoned Mini Bakers, Garlic Knot, Seasonal 
Fruit, Milk Variety 
Friday, February 22: Hamburger/Cheeseburger, Southern Chicken Tenders, Oven Fries, Glazed Carrots, Seasonal