January 19, 2018 - Announcements
Good Morning! Today is a Blue day.
Reading Challenge Celebration: Just a reminder that the reading celebration parties will be today during interventions in the library. If you completed your reading form and passed it into your teacher then we will see you at the party.
7th & 8th Grade Drama Club: 2:45 – 4:00 p.m. in the 1st floor common area.
Jazz Band: 2:45 – 4:00 p.m. in the band room.
GT Art students: please remember that there will be a mandatory GT meeting on Monday January 22nd. Please hold onto the slips that you received that noted your meeting time in the office with the Art Director. Please remember to bring your sketchbooks.
Reminder: BAM permission slips and activity fee payments are due on Monday, January 29th.
Northern Star Recipients: Brooke Mowatt, Madison Niles, Daniel Ferguson, Jesse Sok, Layth Talal, Ben Blue, Sabir Ibrahim, Megan Garber, Olivia Haggerty. The winner of this week's drawing is Brooke Mowatt! Congratulations to all!
Glow Dance: The WMS Leadership Club is hosting the annual Glow Dance on Friday, January 26th from 6:00 – 8:00 p.m. Doors open at 5:30 p.m. for concessions. Cost is $5.00, $4.00 for Falcon card holders.
PTO Fundraiser: Our PTO is heading up a Dunkin Donut card fundraiser. Purchase a card (and a cozy) for $20 and you can get an iced or hot coffee every Sunday in 2018. The card is good in Maine and Carrol and Coos Counties in NH only. You can pick one up here in the Main office.
Yearbooks: The Westbrook Middle School 2017~2018 Yearbook is now on sale. Please order online at ybpay.lifetouch.com. Yearbook code: 11037518. Please click here for more information: Yearbook Flyer.
Deadline is April 11th!!
Winter Kids Program: Winter kids is in its 20th year of providing Maine students in grades 5-7 with the means to participate and enjoy all that a Maine winter has to offer. Click this link or apply online at Winterkids.org.
X-Club: Will meet today after school in Mr. Makin's room
On Thursday, the 8th grade girls’ basketball team lost a tough game at home against Scarborough. Despite a close second, third, and fourth quarter, the Falcons fell short in the first quarter to keep them in a position of having to come back for the rest of the game. Sarah Muka had an outstanding game, putting up 21 of Westbrook’s 40 points. Marie-Ange Lohomboli added 13, and Jayde Young threw in six points. The girls finish their season next week by traveling to Mahoney on Monday, and then hosting SMC at home on Thursday.
7th Grade Boys’ Basketball: 3:00 – 4:30 p.m.
7th & 8th Grade Girls’ Basketball: 4:30 – 6:00 p.m.
8th Grade Boys’ Basketball: 6:00 – 7:30 p.m.
Cheering 4:00 – 5:15 p.m. in caf.
7th & 8th Grade girls should report to Coach Goan’s room after walkers are dismissed and wait there for your practice.
Winter II sport sign-ups (swimming & indoor track) are now available on line. Students have been sent an email with the link. If you have already done a sport this year, you do not have to do paperwork beyond signing up. Remember, there are no sign-ups in the main office. Winter II sports start on February 5th.
Students wishing to participate in sports MUST complete the Athletic Participation Forms and must have written proof of a physical with the last 2 years. Any student without proof of a recent physical will not be allowed to participate until this is received. Please click here for Westbrook Middle School Athletic Participation Forms.
For information regarding sites for sport activities for the year: https://sites.google.com/site/smmsacathletics/facilities.
MLTI Presentation Video: If you were unable to attend the 7th and 8th Grade MLTI Parent Meeting, please click on the following link to view a video of the presentation. WMS Laptop Meeting Presentation After watching the video, please contact the school at 854-0830 to speak to Principal Wood to answer some questions about the video presentation. If you have attended a meeting within the last two years, it is not necessary to watch the video (unless you want a refresher, of course). Checks for insurance payment can be turned in at the main office. Payment is $50 for your first student and $35 for each additional middle school student. Please make checks payable to Westbrook School Department.
Daily Bulletin and Thursday Folder: Each morning an email is sent out to parents with our daily announcements. Also, on Thursdays, important documents from the school and district are sent out electronically. If you would like to receive Thursday Folders and the Daily Bulletin, please click on the Thursday Folder link on the lower left side of this page and register your email address.
WMS Facebook Page: Please be sure to check out our new Facebook page at https://www.facebook.com/westbrookmiddleschool/. We will share stories, videos and photos of what we're doing as well as have helpful information available about upcoming events.
School Expansion Project: The Westbrook School Expansion Project, which includes a proposal to add 12