Good Morning! Today is Tuesday, March 20, 2018. It is a Blue Day.
Parent/Teacher Conferences: Please click this link for more information: Parent Teacher Conferences
Kaleidoscope Club: Is cancelled for today
Guitar Club: Will meet today after school in Ms. Trace's room.
Boot Camp: Will meet today after school in Officer Mailman's room
6th Grade Math Team: Will practice tomorrow morning at 7:00 a.m. in Mrs. Urban's room.
PAWSitive Club: Will meet on Thursday this week.
5th Grade Math Team: Is cancelled this week.
A reminder to all GT art students: Your next GT Art meeting will be held during lunch in the library on Tuesday, April 12th. Please bring all of your project work to this meeting.
Student Council Food Drive: The food drive continues this week. Items will be donated to the Community Center to benefit people in need in our community. Thank you to all who contribute!
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!:
Tonight! - 5th Grade Band and Chorus Spring Concert 7:00 p.m. @ WMS
March 27- 7th Grade Band attends Concert Band Festival at Scarborough HS. Students will be departing at 3 p.m. Performance is at 4:30 p.m. and a clinic will follow. Students should arrive back to WMS no later than 6 p.m. Please be sure students wear concert dress clothes or plan on changing before departure time. Also, please plan an extra snack in your bag to eat before leaving at 3 p.m.
The 6th Grade Band and Chorus concert has been rescheduled to Wednesday, March 28th at 7 p.m. in the PAC.
March 28- WMS Wind Ensemble attend Concert Band Festival at Scarborough HS. Students will be departing at 12:15 p.m. and will be performing at 1:30 p.m. Students should be returning to WMS no later than 3 p.m.
April 4- 8th Grade Band and WHS Bands Spring Concert. 8th Graders will perform at 7 p.m. and are expected to stay for the remainder of the concert. More information to follow via email.
Spring Picture Day is coming up on Wednesday, March 28th. Students will bring home a form this week that will allow you to choose a pose and a background. NO MONEY needs to be sent in with this form. Students will get their pictures back in April and they will be sent home for you to look at. If you choose to keep some or all of the pictures, you will send in the appropriate payment at that time. If you do not wish to purchase pictures, please send them back to the school for collection.
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.
Indoor Track Results:
Westbrook Middle School had a home swim meet against South Portland yesterday at Davan Pool. The team won thirteen events and had a good showing in all events.
Taking first place in their individual events were:
50 yard Butterfly- Ivy manning
50 yard Backstroke- Ali Kenney
50 yard Breaststroke- Andie Giraso
50 yard Freestyle- Ciera St. Pierre
100 yard IM- Ivy Manning
100 yard Backstroke- Sydney Frazier
100 yard Breaststroke- Ciera St. Pierre
50 yard Breaststroke- Maxim LaPlante
50 yard Freestyle- Ethan Aube
100 yard Freestyle- Kaleb Dubay
*Friday- 3/23 We have an away meet at Biddeford Y.M.C.A. against Kennebunk. This is a 7:00 meet which means that the swimmers will go home after school and return back to W.M.S. at 5:30 to catch the bus to the meet.After the meet is over the swimmers can take the bus back to W.M.S. or they can go home with their parents. Remember to sign them out.
*Banquet Information-The Banquet will be on Wednesday 3/28 from 4:00-5:00 at the Community Center. We will have our last swim practice that day from 3:00-4:00. We will then get out of the pool and transition to the Pine room for our banquet. The banquet is for swimmers only.
*We are asking swimmers for a $5.00 from each swimmer for pizza. You can send that in at any time.We would also like each swimmer to contribute something to the party:
Grade 8- Dessert
Grade 7-Drink (Capri Sun type drinks are awesome!)
Grade 6- Chips
*Girls Final Meet- 3/29 @ South Portland Rec. Department 4:30 start time.
* No boys practice that day. Girls Only
*Boys Final Meet- 3/30 @ Riverton Pool in Portland 4:00
* No girls practice that day. Boys Only
Wrestling: Home meet today vs. Portland and Windham
Indoor Track: 3:00 - 4:30 p.m.
Swimming: 3:00 - 4:00 p.m. @ Davan Pool
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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