Good Morning! Today is Thursday, March 1, 2018. It is a Blue Day
5th Grade Math Team: Will meet today after school in Mr. Fortin’s room.
Creative Writing: Will meet today after school in Ms. Libby’s room.
7th & 8th Grade Honor’s Chorus: Will meet today after school in the music room.
Guitar Club: Guitar Club will meet again on Friday after school. in Ms. Trace's room. Please come to the office if you are interested to pick up a permission form. This club is for 5th & 6th grade students, and there are only 10 spaces so is first come/first serve. Guitar Club Permission Form
Vacation Reading Challenge: Students who participated in the Chill Out And Read this vacation need to pass in their signed reading logs, and they will be invited to a party!" Vacation Reading Log
Read Across America! This Friday, March 2nd, we will be celebrating Dr. Seuss’ birthday and Read Across America with one hour of whole-school reading. Feel free to wear your pajamas and bring anything you need to get comfortable for this special time.
Next Week is School Spirit Week: Monday: Comfy Clothes Day; Tuesday: Skittles Day (dress like a rainbow!), Wednesday: Dress like your teacher day; Thursday: Dress like your favorite Character day; Friday: School Spirit (blue and white) Day
Northern Star Recipients: Daniel Ferguson, Joana Massagna, Abbas Shir, Charlie McLellan, Nolan Pease, Logan Burns, Nora Roberson, Derek Beck, Willow Weeks, Layce Young, Hannah Christensen, Lexi Walker, Abygail Lowell, Nick Dube, Ali, Jalil, Mayram Alsahhaf, Kaylee Morse, Giovanni Garcia, Hayleigh Leary-Stinchfield, Carson Cote, and Corah Gregory. And the winner of last week's drawing ~ Abbas Shir! Congratulations to all our Northern Star Recipients!!
Band and Chorus News: It’s a busy month in the band and chorus realm. Make not of the following dates in case you want to attend one of these wonderful concerts!:
March 2 (Friday) & March 3 (Saturday)- 7th and 8th Grade Honors Band and Chorus Festival @ So. Portland High School – Concert @ 3:00 p.m.
March 6 (Tuesday) - District Jazz Festival (Jazz Ensemble and Jazz Band).
March 10 (Saturday) - 6th Grade Honors Band and Chorus Festival @ Bonny Eagle Middle School – Concert @ 3:00 p.m.
March 12 (Monday) - 7th Grade Band and 8th Grade Band and Chorus Spring Concert – 7:00 p.m. @ WMS PAC
March 13 (Tuesday) - 6th Grade Band and Chorus Spring Concert – 7:00 p.m. @ WMS PAC
March 19 (Monday) - Westbrook Jazz Night (Jazz Ensemble and Jazz Band) 7:00 p.m. @ WMS PAC
March 20 (Tuesday)- 5th Grade Band and Chorus Spring Concert 7:00 p.m. @ WMS
March 27 (Tuesday) & March 28 (Wednesday) - Concert Band Fest. (WMS Wind Ensemble & 7th Grade Concert )
5th grade band news: We will have three full band rehearsals to prepare for our upcoming concert. Please mark these dates and be sure you have your instrument! Students have concert music to practice in addition to their assignments! The dates are: Monday, March 5; Monday, March 12; and Monday, March 19. SPRING CONCERT: Tuesday, March 20 @ 7 p.m. in the WPAC.
7th and 8th Grade Bands and 8th Grade Chorus SPRING CONCERT. Monday, March 12th at the WPAC. Please wear concert dress clothes! Band students arrive at 6:45 and chorus students at 6:30 p.m.
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.
Yearbook: The Westbrook Middle School Yearbook is now on sale. Please order online at ybpay.lifetouch.com. Yearbook code: 11037518. Click this link or apply online at Winterkids.org.
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 a previous 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.
Wrestling: Meet vs. Wells/Windham @ Wells. Bus leaves @ 3:00 p.m. (it will come back after dropping off swimmers). .
Indoor Track: 3:00 - 4:30 p.m.
Swimming: 3:00 - 4:00 p.m. @ the Community Center. Bus leaves @ 2:40 p.m. Please be dismissed with 1st floor bus students. First meet tomorrow at 4:00 p.m. at Davan Pool. Get there early to get a seat!!
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