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Tuesday, May 15, 2018 ~ Announcements

May 15, 2018

Good Morning!  Today is a Blue Day   

 

Students are reminded that they should be on school grounds by 7:45 (unless they are having breakfast), and in their homerooms by 7:48 (when announcements start). After that time, students are unexcused tardy (unless they are coming in from an appointment). Please make sure you are getting here on time, as not only are you missing valuable time from class, but it is a disruption when students arrive late to class.

 

WMS Art Show:   Runs through Wednesday the 16th.

 

 Kaleidoscope Club: Will meet today after school

 

Nature Club: Will meet in Mrs. Freund’s class today after school.

 

Creative Writing:  Will meet for the last time this year today after school with Ms. Libby     

                  

Band News:  Our final concert of the year will be All City Band at the WHS gymnasium this evening @ 7 p.m.  Please note the location!  We will also have two parades (music to be memorized):    Memorial Day (May 28) and Together Days (June 2).

 

PAWSitive Club: Will meet this Thursday after school in Mrs. Jacob’s art room.

 

Attention students: GT Art application packets for students 5-7 are available now outside of the Art classrooms. Please submit your application to the office by the deadline of Friday, May 18th.

 

Media Use Permission forms were sent home with every student who does not have one on file with us. These forms allow our staff to take pictures of your students and use their names in print for various different recognition purposes and videos. Any student who does NOT have one of these signed permission forms on file will not be allowed to have his or her picture included in any end of the year celebration videos. This includes the 8th grade Promotion video that is shown in the auditorium the night of the promotion ceremony. These videos are uploaded to our social media and are made public for our parents to enjoy. If you are not sure if you have signed one of these forms for your child you may click on the attachment, print, sign it and have your child return it to school. These forms need to be received by the office no later than May 25th.  Media Use Permission Form

 

Student Council  is sponsoring a Penny Drive. The money that we raise as a school will be given to the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society. Your teacher will talk about what this is. The class who raises the most money will win an Olive Garden Lunch! Any questions please talk to Mrs. Boynton.

 

Attention all 8th grade students: The high school marching band and color guard sign ups have begun! Please see Mrs. Smith if you would like to take a look at our calendar of rehearsals and performances. Contracts will be due by the end of the school year if you would like a spot in the show.

 

Spring Pictures: Spring pictures have been given out. Please bring them home to your parents and keep any pictures (either individually or the entire package) that you want and return the remaining pictures along with payment. If you do not want any of the pictures, just return the entire intact package as soon as possible. Lifetouch will be following up on un-returned pictures that haven't been paid for. Thank you!

 

Northern Stars:  Sophia Sardella, Derek Beck, Cullen Denehy, Jayden Turner-Eaton, Faith Difazio, Dalila Dow, Jenita Virak, Bella Dipietrantonio. And the winner of this week’s drawing is: Cullen Denehy! Congratulations to all our Northern Stars!

 

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.  

 

Intramurals:

 

Dodgeball: 2:45 - 4:00 p.m. today after school with Ms. Mawhinney 

 

 

Sports Schedule:

 

7th Grade BB/SB on the road @ Lyman Moore at 3:30. Bus leaves at 2:45 p.m. and players should be dismissed with 1st floor bus.

 

B & G LAX practice 2:45-4:15 p.m. 

 

8th Baseball practice 2:45-4:15 p.m. 

 

Track will have NO formal practice today but all track team members will attend the boys’ high school track meet to observe and assist where needed.

 

 

Students who will be in grades 6-8 NEXT school year and are interested in playing a sport in the fall should check their emails for an electronic sign-up form.  Please be sure to look at what grades can participate in each sport before you click on your choice.  Reminder that all students must have the required paperwork and proof of a physical BEFORE they will be allowed to participate in any sport.  If you have any questions, please see Mrs. Foye.  Athletic Participation Forms are available in the main office.

 

 

Sports' Results:

 

 

The 8th Grade Baseball team improved to 4-1 with a 5-3 win over a talented Gorham team Monday. Alec Hodgkins recorded the win while Zach Davis came on to record the final 9 outs. Chris Kullman, Garren Post, Bronson Damon and Reid Garber provided the offense yet again against a very strong Gorham pitching staff. Brothers Alec and Bryce Hodgkins provided outstanding defensive plays in the final two innings to secure the win for the boys who have now won 4 straight.

 

Girls’ Softball:  The girls finally got a win on the road! They played a tough 8th grade Gorham team and won 9-6! Everyone on the team contributed to this win. Grace Wallace pitched another amazing game to her great catcher Madison Cole who had some big saves behind the plate. Delaney Butts as well as Emma Hawkes both came up big with clutch hits to secure the win. So proud of this team win! The girls play Lyman Moore tomorrow and Windham on Friday. Big week ahead of us! 

 

Westbrook loses a tough game by the score of 12-0. Daniel Fernald, Keegan Holland, and Tristan Rost played outstanding defense.

 

 

If you have any questions, please contact Melissa Foye at foyem@westbrookschools.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. 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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