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Wednesday, June 6, 2018 ~ Announcements

June 6, 2018

Good Morning!  Today is a White Day    

 

Attention all 8th grade art students:  You can pick up your social issue sculptures in front of the art rooms this week.  Your positive word projects are also there.  Please pick them up by the end of the week.

 

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!  Today: Nothing beats Kindness: Wear your favorite sport’s gear or blue and white – clean your room or do a chore at your house. Thursday: Dream of Kindness- Pajama Day – Pick up in your classroom, caf. or somewhere in the school. Friday: Peace Love and Kindness- Dress like a hippie – Do something kind of your choice.

 

Upcoming Field Trips: Wednesday, June 6th - Deanna Gelina's class to Ferry Beach; Thursday, June 7th - 8th Grade to Portland for Cultural Day; Monday, June 11th - 7th Grade Team Dirigo to Portland Waterfront; Wednesday, June 13th - Leadership Club to Funtown; Tuesday, June 19th, 6th Grade to Range Pond State Park - Make sure your student turns in their permission slip for their field trips well in advance. Thank you!!

 

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:

 

Dodgeball:   Will meet again tomorrow after school with Ms. Mawhinney  

 

 

Sports:

 

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.

 

 

Other Sport's News:

 

Softball Banquet will be held today right after school, in the cafeteria. Coach Symbol would like to meet with all the girls this afternoon for a brief meeting and players need to turn in their uniforms today if they have them.

 

7th Grade baseball banquet will be held tomorrow after school in the cafeteria . Again, ALL baseball uniforms need to be turned in to Coach Karter by Thursday!!

 

Boys’ and Girls’ Lacrosse banquet will be held on  tomorrow after school in the caf.   Athletes need to bring money ($2) in for pizza to Mrs. Gaudreau. Girls’ Lacrosse team members need to turn in your uniforms. 

 

Here is another recap of the last girls' lacrosse game:  Some information was omitted previously:

 

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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