5th & 6th Grade Drama: Will meet today after school in the 1st floor common area.
Student Council: Cancelled for today
Jazz Ensemble: 2:45 – 4:00 p.m.
8th Grade Math Team: Will meet tomorrow morning at 7:00 a.m. in Mrs. Urban’s room
Guitar Club: Cancelled tomorrow
Kaleidoscope Club: Will meet tomorrow after school in Mrs. Slote’s room.
Yearbook Club: Will meet tomorrow after school in Mrs. Beckwith’s room.
Boot Camp: Will meet tomorrow after school.
Team Tourmaline: Field trip today to GMRI
Leadership Club: Will meet Thursday morning this week at 7:00 a.m. in Mr. Moulen’s room. We will also be having an important trip meeting Thursday evening at 6:00 p.m. also in Mr. Moulen’s room. This meeting is for all students and their parents who are traveling to Costa Rica.
Student Council Food Drive: This week and next, 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.
GT Math: The Annual Challenge Plus (G/T) parent nomination forms are due back by this Thursday, 3/15/18. Please have students turn them in to the main office or they can be turned in to Mrs. Urban.
Band and Chorus News: It’s a busy month in the band and chorus realm. Make note of the following dates in case you want to attend one of these wonderful concerts!:
March 12 (Monday) - 7th Grade Band and 8th Grade Band and Chorus Spring Concert – 7:00 p.m. @ WMS PAC. Please wear concert dress clothes! Band students arrive at 6:45 and chorus students at 6:30 p.m
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 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 your child has their instrument! Thank you for your help! 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.
Northern Star Recipients: Alexis Mangal, Faith Beaulieu, Madison Brown, Jordan Velez-Saylor, Aubrey Blake, Ali Jalil, Keo-Boramey Chhay, Liam Backman, Henry Huntley, Faith DiFazio, Zaineb Dherib, Amjed Al Jashaam, Jackson Sanders. And the winner of the drawing is: Ali Jalil! Congratulations to all!
Yearbook: The Westbrook Middle School Yearbook is now on sale. Please order online at ybpay.lifetouch.com. Yearbook code: 11037518.
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.
Swim News: Pictures will be taken today at Westbrook Middle School. Please look for the picture information sent home with the swimmers. The picture information and check/money need to be returned on picture day if you would like to purchase pictures. Swimmers will be wearing their swim t-shirts for their pictures, so please help them pack those or wear them on Monday. After pictures are taken, I will have the swimmers in my room until they are picked up by their parent or they take the late bus home. Do not pick up your swimmers at the Community Center today. They need to be picked up at the Middle School .
Wrestling: Sport pictures and then practice until 4:00 p.m.
Indoor Track: Sport pictures and then practice until 4:30 p.m.
Swimming: See sports news above.
Spring sports sign-ups will begin today. All students wishing to participate in a spring sport should check their email and fill out the form to sign up. All students must have doctor’s proof of a recent physical (within the last 2 years) and turn in completed athletic paperwork. Any student who has NOT participated in a sport this school year must click on this link: WMS Athletic Participation Forms & have these forms filled out and signed by a parent or guardian. We offer the following spring sports: Girls & Boys Outdoor Track – Open to grades 6.7 & 8; Girls & Boys Lacrosse – Open to grades 7 & 8 only; Girls Softball – Open to grades 7 & 8 only; Boys Baseball – Open to grades 7 & 8 only
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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