BAM Day today!
7th & 8th Grade Drama: will meet today after school in the 1st floor common area. Auditions for the 7th and 8th grade production of The Chronicles of Jane: Book 7 will be Monday, February 12th, and Friday, February 16th, after school in the PAC. Auditions are for 7th and 8th grade students.
Jazz Band: Is cancelled today
Skate Night: 5:30 – 7:15 p.m. tonight at Happy Wheels in Portland
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.
Math Meet: The Math meets that were to occur earlier in the year will be on Monday, February 12th. The 5th and 6th grade meet is in the morning with the bus leaving at 8:45 a.m. and returning by 12:30 p.m. The 7th and 8th grade meet is after school. We will be meeting in the lobby at 2:15 p.m. to have our picture taken for the yearbook and then boarding our bus for our 2:30 p.m. departure (hopefully ahead of the other busses...) We should be back at WMS around 5:30 p.m.
Also, there are no math practices next week. No a.m. math team practices the week BEFORE February break. We will jump right back into the thick of things the week after February break as we have meets on March 6th for all grade levels.
Shrek: Open call for Shrek is Monday, February 12th, from 5:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m.
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.
Sports/Games/Practices: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 the day today. Swim 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. At 4:00 we will change and get into the pool to swim until 5:00. Swimmers should be picked up no later than 5:15. There is an important parent meeting on Thursday 2/15 at 5:15 in the bleachers at the Community Center. All parents are encouraged to attend. Any questions: Please contact Nancy Goan @ Goann@westbrookschools.org
Indoor Track: No practice today. Will practice on Monday.
Wrestling: 2:45 - 4:00 p.m.
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.