Good Morning! Today is Thursday, February 8, 2018. It is a Blue Day.
Civil Rights Team: Will meet today during 7th grade lunch in the Guidance office.
5th Grade Math Team: Will meet today after school in Mr. Fortin's room.
Creative Writing: Will meet today after school in Mrs. Libby's room.
7th & 8th Grade Honors Chorus: 2:45 - 3:45 p.m. today in the chorus room
Shrek open rehearsal is next Monday, February 12th, from 5:00 – 7:00 p.m.
Student Council: There will be a Student Council meeting today after school in Mrs. Boynton's room.
Jazz Band: Jazz band is cancelled for today, but will meet tomorrow after school.
Student Council and Leadership Club will be selling Valentine's Lollipops for $1 starting on Monday through Valentine's Day. We will be selling them in the morning before school and during lunch time. You can have the lollipop delivered to a friend's homeroom or just buy them yourself. Make sure you ask your teachers before opening them and eating them in class! Ask Mrs. Boynton or Mr. Moulen if you have any questions. Shrek open rehearsal is next Monday, February 12th, from 5:00 – 7:00 p.m.
BAM: Is tomorrow!!! Please make sure you come to school with the correct clothing, outwear, etc., to do your chosen activity!
8th Grade Parent/Student Night at the High School. Tonight at 6:00 p.m in the Westbrook High School Auditorium. You will learn about the course registration process and meet the Grade 9 team teachers and the support staff that will be here to assist you. This is your chance to ask questions about your next 4 years of school.
Engineering Expo: WMS is providing transportation to the annual Engineering Expo at the University of Maine at Orono on Saturday, February 24th for students who are interested. The Expo is a hands-on interactive event that exposes students to various engineering fields. Packets with a flier and permission form can be picked up in the office. Please see Mr. Moulen if you have any questions.
Please check the following link for our current Lost and Found items: https://sites.google.com/westbrook.k12.me.us/wmslandf/home
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.
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.
Yearbook: The Westbrook Middle School Yearbook is now on sale. Please order online at ybpay.lifetouch.com. Yearbook code: 11037518. Please click here for more information: Yearbook Flyer
Laptop News: If you were not able to attend the MLTI meeting and you are a parent of a 7th grade student who has not attended aprevious meeting, a video has been posted on the WMS website (westbrookschools.org) that you will be required to watch. After watching the video, please call the main office at 854-0830 to speak with Principal Wood regarding the video.
Swimming: There was an informational swim meeting 2/6 in Mrs. Goan’s art room for all students that were interested in joining the swim team. If a student did not go to that meeting and is interested in joining the swim team, they need to see Mrs. Goan before the end of this week. The swim season will officially start on Monday, 2/12, at the community center. A bus will transport the swimmers from the middle school to the community center daily. Parents are responsible for picking up their child at the community center by 4:15. The only exception to this rule is for next week. Next week we will be transported over to the community center, and the swimmers will do dry land from 3:00-4:00 p.m. At 4:00 p.m., we will change and get into the pool to swim until 5:00 p.m. Swimmers should be picked up no later than 5:15 p.m. There is an important parent meeting on Thursday, 2/15, at 5:15 p.m. in the bleachers at the Community Center. All parents are encouraged to attend. Any Questions: Please contact Nancy Goan @ Goann@westbrookschools.org
Indoor Track: Running begins today after school.
Wrestling: Any student interested in wrestling this year should plan on attending an organizational meeting today after school in Mr. Makin's room. If you haven’t signed up electronically, please see Mrs. Foye in her office (A121). The meeting on Thursday will last until about 3:30. Students may be picked up at that time or can wait until late bus. Practice will start on Friday and will be over at 4:00 p.m. Wrestlers will be able to take the late bus or arrange for a ride home.
Students wishing to participate in sports MUST complete the Athletic Participation Form and must have written proof of a physical within the last 2 years. Any student without proof of a recent physical will not be allowed to participate until this is received. If you have any questions, please contact Melissa Foye at firstname.lastname@example.org. Please click here for Westbrook Middle School Athletic Participation Form. For information regarding sites for sport activities for the year: https://sites.google.com/site/smmsacathletics/facilities.
Have a Great Day!
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