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Friday, June 1, 2018 ~ Announcements

June 1, 2018

Good Morning!  Today is a Blue Day    

 

No speech classes today

 

Attention 7th grade art students:  your masks need to be picked up by the end of the day today.  They are in front of Mrs. Goan’s art room.

 

Attention band students! Our next parade is tomorrow!  The Westbrook Together Days Parade starts on Lincoln Street near the Dana Warp Mill and ends at Riverbank Park.  Please meet at 9:30 to line up. If you need to pick up an instrument, the band room will be open from 8:45 to 9 am only. You can wear your WMS band T-shirt, or represent another team who is marching and play in the band with their shirt!

 

Wind Ensemble Students: Will be on a field trip today to attend the Wind Ensemble Concert at Loranger School in Old Orchard Beach.

 

Kindness Spirit Week: Monday, June 4th thru Friday, June 8th is Kindness Spirit Week. Every day we should be kind to our classmates, our teachers, our families, friends, etc. This week is a time to really focus on that! Each day we will have a different theme of kindness. Please participate! The grade with the most participation will win points toward the Falcon Frenzy! Kindness Spirit Week

 

8th Grade Promotion Ceremony will be held on Wednesday, June 20, at 6:00 p.m. Letters are being sent home with 8th grade students and emailed home to parents.   Honors assemblies for other grade levels are as follows: 5th Grade: June 19th @ 8:00 a.m.; 6th Grade: June 20th @ 8:00 a.m.; 7th Grade: June 19th @ 10:00 a.m.

 

Please find attached the the Westbrook Summer Youth Activities for 2018. The attached brochures are in French, Arabic and English.  English Version; French Version; Arabic Version 

 

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

 

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.

 

Northern Stars:  Armen Turcotte, Hayleigh Leary-Stinchfield, Tyler Harmon, Krisna Danh, Elijah Benn, Matthew Hatch, Dominic Davis, Sabir Ibrahim, Faith DiFazio, Emma Brown. And the winner of this week’s drawing is: Armen Turcotte! 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:

 

Wiffleball:   Will meet today after school with Ms. Mawhinney  

 

 

Sports Schedule:

 

Boys’ LAX will have an end of the season "Fun Practice" this afternoon from 2:45-4:15.

 

No other practices today and 7th grade baseball & softball will end their seasons Monday when they travel to SP.

 

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 Boys wrapped up their season with a 5-3 win over South Portland at Westbrook High School on Thursday night. The boys finished the season 7-2 in what was an outstanding team effort. Chris Kullman recorded his second win of the week with Zack Davis coming in to notch the save. Bronson Damon and Alec Hodgkins both tallied two RBI’s in the win. Ayden Macwhinnie, Garren Post and Hunter St. Cyr left their mark on the win with crucial defensive plays down the stretch. The banquet will be held next week with the date to be determined. Great work boys! You were a model of respect, citizenship and class whether in a win or loss throughout the schedule!

 

The 7th grade grade baseball team improved their record to 7-1 with a 7-0 win over Kennebunk.  Quincy Seavey pitched a great game for Westbrook with Alex Bean coming in and throwing two innings of shutout ball.  Getting hits for the Falcons were Quincy Seavey, Carter Dow, Ben Eugley, Carson Dow, Alex Bean, Dominic Brunner, Ryan Franceschi, and Jordan Senus.  Carter Dow, Ben Eugley, and Jordan Senus hit mammoth shots to deep center field during the win.  The boys finish their season Monday on the road against a tough South Portland Team.  Good luck boys!

 

Westbrook Boys’ Lacrosse lost it’s final game against Noble by the score of 6-4.  The boys played hard, but came up short. Tristian Rost was awesome on defense, and Kolbyn Dunphe, Jason Shackley, and Isaac White carried the way for Westbrook.

 

The WMS Girls’ Lacrosse team fought the battle of our last home game with only 9 players and came out strong from the first whistle to the last with a win of 11-7.  Every player on the field dug deep and worked with the utmost determination to make the last game their best game.  Natalie LaBrie led the offense with 5 goals and Morgan Pednault, Brianna Lopez, Jenita Virak and Ava Cavanaugh all saw their shots hit the back of the net for a total of 11 goals!

 

Riley Lopez made her debut as goalie for the team and had 12 amazing saves! Her willingness to step into the goal for our last game with no experience made our win even sweeter. Our season record was 5 wins & 3 losses. Congratulations to all the girls on a season well played.

 

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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