Good Morning and Welcome Back!!
School Starts today and is a full day of school! Students can be at school at 7:40 a.m. with homeroom starting at 7:50 a.m. (Students having breakfast can arrive at 7:30 a.m.) Dismissal is at 2:30 p.m., with buses leaving the grounds at approximately 2:35 p.m. and remaining students dismissed directly afterwards.
School is in session for full days today and tomorrow. There is no school on Friday, August 30th, or Monday, September 2nd, in observance of Labor Day!
Next Wednesday, September 4th, will start our 1st Early Release day at 1:30 p.m. Please keep a copy of this year's school calendar handy for important dates, vacation times, etc, for the coming school year.
WMS 2019~2020 School Calendar
Blue and White Calendar: Following is this year's blue and white calendar: Blue and White Calendar
Bus Routes: Click here for this year's bus schedules.
Supply Letters: We hope everyone is enjoying a wonderful summer! Before we know it, it will be time to prepare for the new school year!! Please see attached the supply letters for each grade level for the 2019~2020 school year.
5th Grade Supply List
Team Tourmaline List
6th Grade Supply List
7th Grade Supply List
8th Grade Supply List
Fall Picture Day: Wednesday, September 11th, is fall picture day. More information to follow.
6th - 8th Grade Open House: Open house for 6th through 8th grade students will take place on Thursday, September 12th, at 6:00 p.m.
August/September Menus: Lunch Menu; Breakfast Menu
5th Grade Band Students and Parents: Please note that instruments will not be needed for classes until the week of September 16th. Please join us for the 5th grade band open house on Saturday, September 14th. You can drop in any time between 8-11 a.m. and get your first lesson, set up an instrument rental, learn about SmartMusic, and purchase a book or needed supplies! Please email Mrs. Smith at email@example.com if you have any questions!
6th-8th Grade Band News: SmartMusic is changing its format this year!!! We will be converting to the new SmartMusic for assignment practice, completion, and submission. This new format is WEB BASED and can be completed on a school issued laptop, and/or devices at home like Chromebooks, iPads, laptops, and computers. Please do not renew your classic subscription and wait for directions from Mrs. Smith about how to set up NEW SmartMusic. Can’t wait to have you in class again!!
**PLEASE BRING IN INSTRUMENTS ON TUESDAY, NEXT WEEK!!***
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
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
Click here for for the Westbrook School Department Affirmative Action Student and Parent Handbook