Good Morning!! Today is a Blue Day
Leadership Club: Leadership Club will meet today after school in Mr. Moulen’s room to continue planning for our 5th grade Movie Night scheduled for this Thursday, October 10th. Click here for the 5th Grade Movie Night Flyer.
Team Dirigo: Will be traveling to Brunswick tomorrow to visit an apple orchard and Bowdoin College.
Drama: Will meet tomorrow and Thursday after school in the PAC.
Attention 5th grade Mathletes! There will be an informational meeting today from 2:45-4:00 in Mrs. Bradbury’s room, C114. If you cannot make the informational meeting but are interested to find out what we are about, please see Mrs. Bradbury for more information.
Math Team: 7th Grade Math Team will meet tomorrow morning at 7:00 a.m. with Ms. Urban. 8th Grade will meet on Wednesday morning, and 6th grade will meet on Thursday morning. 6-8th grade students that cannot make the morning meeting can stay after school on Tuesdays with Ms. Urban
Kaleidoscope Club is cancelled for October 8. All interested 7th and 8th graders are welcome to attend our next meeting on Tuesday, October 15 in Mr. Allshouse’s room, allies and LGBTQ+ students alike. We provide a safe space to meet, support each other, and talk about issues involving equality and acceptance.
Library News: 5th and 6th graders were wowed by best-selling author Jennifer A Nielsen last week. She told students that Words have Power and definitely inspired them! All our library copies of her books are completely checked out with long hold lists...we are so thrilled that she excited our readers at WMS!
If you would like to order a copy of her books, Print: A Bookstore in Portland has an order form with discounted prices for WMS. (https://www.printbookstore.com/westbrook/nielsen
Band News: HONORS BAND GRADES 7 & 8- please sign up for an audition spot on Mrs. Smith’s door by Thursday, October 10th. If you need help with your audition, please come to the band room at 7:20 a.m. any morning!
WMS Band and Chorus Concert Dates (dress code is white tops and black bottoms):
Grades 7 and 8 Winter Concert: Monday, December 9th at 7 p.m.
Grade 6 Winter Concert: Tuesday, December 10th at 7 p.m.
Grade 5 Winter Concert: Monday, December 16th at 7 p.m.
Field Hockey: 2:45 - 4:00 p.m.
Cross Country: 2:45 - 4:00 p.m.
Girls’ Soccer:Away game vs Falmouth @ 3:30 p.m.
Boy’s Soccer: Home game vs. Falmouth @ 3:30 p.m. Bus leaves @ 2:40 p.m..
WMS Yearbooks: are now on sale. Please order online from LifeTouch using code: 11037520. Soft cover yearbooks cost $18. You can choose a hardcover upgrade for an additional $6. Adding your name on the front will cost an additional $5. Click here for Yearbook Flyer
Falcon's Nest: Falcon's Nest is up and running for the second year!! The Falcon's Nest is able to offer snacks/ food, clothing, shoes, school supplies and toiletries to students. Community support is appreciated to keep the shelves full. Snacks (no nut items), school supplies and toiletries are welcomed anytime and can be dropped off in the main office. For clothing donations, our space is limited and needs vary from season to season, please contact Amie Boucher at firstname.lastname@example.org prior to clothing donations. Thank You!!!
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
October Menus: Lunch Menu; Breakfast Menu
School Calendar: 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
WMS Student/Parent Handbook: Click here for our middle school student/parent handbook.
AA Student/Parent Handbook: Click here for for the Westbrook School Department Affirmative Action Student and Parent Handbook
Late Bus: Late bus is available to students Mon-Tues-Thurs & Friday and leaves WMS at approximately 4:05. Students have to have a late bus pass from a staff member, or coach to ride the late bus.
Bus Routes: Click here for this year's bus schedules.