Friday, June 14, 2019 ~ Announcements

Good Morning! Today is a Blue Day

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These are the times of the honor's assemblies for next week: 5th Grade is 10:00-11:00 a.m. on Monday, June 17th; 6th Grade is 8:00-9:00 a.m on Tuesday, June 18th; 7th Grade is 8:00-9:00 a.m. on Monday, June 17th. Parents of students in grades 5-7 receiving awards will received a letter in the mail letting them know.

The 8th grade promotion is from 6:00-9:00 p.m. on Tuesday, June 18th. The 8th Grade celebration will consist of a promotion ceremony in the PAC, immediately followed by a dance in the gym. This is not a formal affair or a prom. Girls should wear dresses or slacks and boys should wear collared shirts. All attire should adhere to the Westbrook Middle School dress code. There is no cost for the evening's activities. If parents leave during the dance, please pick your child up promptly at 9:00 p.m.

6th Grade Field Trip to to the Westbrook Community Center - 8:45 - 2:00 p.m.

Library books: All library books were due on Monday! Please make every effort to get them back this week. Thank you!

MineCraft: Will meet today after school with Mr. Moulen.

Trivia Night: Attention 7th and 8th graders - Today's Trivia night has been cancelled for lack of teams. We will try again next year.

Late bus: Today is the last day for late bus and after school snacks.

Yearbooks ordered from LifeTouch will be distributed during afternoon homeroom on Friday, June 14. If you aren’t sure if you ordered a yearbook, please check for an email receipt or credit/debit card charge from LifeTouch. IF we have any extra yearbooks after all ordered yearbooks are distributed, a raffle will be held on Tuesday, June 18.

Field Hockey: Any 5th -7th grade field hockey players or anyone interested in learning field hockey are welcome to pick up a summer field hockey clinic form in the office or from Ms. Hendrix.

Good afternoon, WMS families: As you may know, our Falcon's Nest program has proved to be hugely successful this year. Led by the enormous efforts of Amie Boucher, one of our Student Liaisons, our Falcon's Nest has been providing snacks, food and clothing for many of our students and families. We are proud to support our community and to help ensure that our families who might be in need of a helping hand can count on us to help. We know that many of our students experience more food insecurity in the summer months when they are not able to have breakfast and lunch here at school. To try to help with that, Amie will be putting together several dozen food and toiletry boxes for the families we know need some help. This is where you come in. Amie has set up a SignUp link to help us get donations of the requested food items so she can create boxes of non-perishable staples to send home at the end of the school year. Please consider following this link and signing up for one or more of the items we need to complete these boxes. Thank you, as always, for the support you give our community. Here is the link:

8th Grade Bridge Program: If you are interested in finding out about our bridge program for students leaving 8th grade and going to Westbrook High School, please click here for the application. Also click here for the Bridge Program Brochure.

Planned Absence Form: Students that are traveling for 3 or more days outside school vacation times need to fill out a Planned Absence form. This gives teachers, the attendance secretary and administrators notice that that child will be away and also let them know about how they will make up work. Please click here for a form.

Interpreter Services: Please see the attached letter regarding interpreter services. Language Services

Hannaford Helps: Click the following link to learn more about our Hannaford Helps Program: Click here

MLTI Laptop Video: For those parents who were not able to attend the laptop meeting, please click on the parent resource tab on our home page and click on WMS Laptop Meeting Video. After watching the video, please call us so that you can check in with Principal Wood regarding the video.

Check the following flyer to learn about the Hannaford Helps program at our local grocery store: Hannaford Helps Flyer. Also click this link for a video explaining the program. Click here

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