Tuesday, October 29, 2019 ~ Announcements
Good Morning!! Today is a White Day
Team Presumpscot is on a field trip today from 9:00 - 2:00 p.m.
Spirit Week: Spirit Week, sponsored by our Student Council, continues today with Twin Day; Wednesday: Dress as a teacher/student day; Thursday: Wear your costume day (remember no mask or really scary costumes please); Friday: School pride day
6-8th Grade Math Team will meet today after school from 2:45 - 4:00 p.m.
5th grade Math team: Will meet today after school from 2:45-3:45. Make sure you have turned in your permission slip or you will not be able to stay!
Drama Club: Will meet today after school in the PAC. There will be no Drama club on Thursday this week.
8th Grade Math: Will meet tomorrow morning at 7:00 a.m. with Mrs. Urban
Big Brothers/Big Sisters: Will meet tomorrow after school in the library.
Robotics Team: will be meeting this Thursday after school but not on Friday.
The PTSO is sponsoring a Halloween Dance this Friday, November 1st. Dance is from 6-8:00 p.m. Cost for the dance is $5.00. Concessions will be available. There will also be a costume contest. Come if you dare!! And Leadership Club members, be on the hunt for our chaperones!
Builder's Club will be helping Operation Gratitude by collecting leftover Halloween candy November 1-5th to send to military troops. Candy can be dropped in the main office or Mrs Boucher’s room.
Honor’s Chorus: 7th and 8th grade honors chorus students auditioning on Wednesday - please see Mrs Andrade for info about when you audition this week. There will be no help session for auditions today, but there will be audition help tomorrow, Tuesday October 29th, after school from 2:30 until 4:00 p.m.
7th and 8th Grade Honors Band and Honors Chorus auditions are this WEDNESDAY, Oct. 30th after school! We need parent help with the concession stand and we need lots of donations! Please contact Kim Fickett at email@example.com if you can donate Stouffer’s Mac and Cheese, baked goods, chips, water, or fruit for this event. If your child is auditioning and needs some extra help, both Mrs. Smith and Mrs. Andrade are offering many help sessions. Mrs. Smith will be available every morning and Mrs. Andrade will have some after school times available. Students who are auditioning need to dress up for their audition, please!
Jazz Band auditions are this Friday or next Friday for grades 6-8. Please sign up for an audition time in the band room!
Flex: The quarter ends this Friday, but Flex will be extended another week.
Pawsitive club: Meeting is this friday in Ms. Nash’s room for Fall session.
Our Scholastic Book Fair: Check our our Scholastic Arctic Adventure Book Fair! There is SNOW much to read! Join us November 6-14th. New this year is eWallet which offers an easy, cash-free opportunity for your child to shop. Thanks in advance for your support! (http://gg.gg/WMSBookFair1); WMS Book Fair
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.
Girls’ and Boys’ Intramural Basketball: Will meet today after school in the gym
Cross Country: Cross Country- Your banquet is on Friday in the art room at 2:45. We will also have pictures taken then as well.
Girls Soccer- Banquet will be on Monday 11/4 from 2:45-4:00 (location TBD). Please drop of Pizza money to Ms. Adams by FRIDAY!
Sport pictures have been rescheduled for Friday, November 1st. Athletes should make sure they bring their full uniforms.
Winter 1 Sports Sign-Ups begin today! All 6th, 7th & 8th grade students should check their email for the sign-up form. Try-outs for basketball & cheering will begin on Monday, November 4th. Reminder that anyone wishing to tryout or participate in a school sport must have a recent physical on file and must have the required athletic paperwork filled out by your parents. Please see Mrs. Foye with any questions or to get paperwork.
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.
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
Interpreter Services: Please see the attached letter regarding interpreter services. Language Services
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.