Good Morning! Today is Tuesday, March 6, 2018. It is a White Day.
GT Math: The Annual Challenge Plus (G/T) parent nomination forms have been sent home to 5th and 8th grade parents and are due back by Thursday, 3/15/18. Please have students turn them in to the main office or they can be turned in to Mrs. Urban.
6th Grade Honor's Chorus: Will meet today after school
Kaleidoscope Club: Will meet today after school in Mrs. Slote's room.
Guitar Club: Today after school in Ms. Trace’s room.
Boot Camp: Please meet today after school outside the exercise room. Don't forget to bring your bags with you.
6th Grade Math Team: Will meet tomorrow morning after school in Mrs. Urban’s room.
All Math Team Members: Our meets are today. Please get your signed permission slips in first thing during homeroom if you haven't already. You cannot attend without one!
PAWSitive Club: Will meet Thursday after school this week.
Student Council Food Drive: The week of March 12th - 19th, we will be having our annual food drive. The items will be donated to the Community Center. We always have a TON of food and items to donate and they are always very appreciative.
This 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: Saad Alsharkh, Rosie Le, Chloe Lizotte, Dylan Kullman, Jayden Johnson, Sharpman Muhirwa, Tristin Cook, and Lily Lebel. And the winner of the drawing is: Sharpman Muhirwa. Congratulations to all!
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!:
Today!! - District Jazz Festival (Jazz Ensemble and Jazz Band). Students will leave WMS @ 2:00 p.m.
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 today vs. Scarborough and Biddeford @ Scarborough starting @ 4:30 p.m. Bus leaves @ 2:45 p.m.
Indoor Track: 3:00 - 4:30 p.m.
Swimming: 3:00 – 4:00 p.m. @ Davan Pool
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