Wednesday, October 30, 2019 ~ Announcements
Good Morning!! Today is a Blue Day - It is an Early Release ~ 1:30 p.m.
Spirit Week: Spirit Week, sponsored by our Student Council, continues today with Dress as a teacher/student day; Thursday: Wear your costume day (remember no mask or really scary costumes please); Friday: School pride day
Big Brothers/Big Sisters: Will meet today after school in the library
7th and 8th Grade Honors Band and Honors Chorus auditions are today after school! We need parent help with the concession stand and we need lots of donations! Please contact Kim Fickett at firstname.lastname@example.org if you can donate Stouffer’s Mac and Cheese, baked goods, chips, water, or fruit for this event. Students who are auditioning need to dress up for their audition, please! Good luck to all the 7th and 8th grade band and chorus students trying out today for honors band and honors chorus!
6th Grade Math: Will meet tomorrow morning at 7:00 a.m. with Mrs. Urban
Leadership Club: Will meet tomorrow morning at 7:00 a.m. with Mr. Moulen.
Drama Club: There will be no Drama club tomorrow after school because of Halloween.
Robotics Team: Is cancelled for this week.
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!!
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.
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.
5th & 6th Grade Art Club: Click here for the permission form for our upcoming Art Club offering which starts next week: Art Club Permission Form
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 tomorrow 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, Nov 4th, from 2:45-4:00 (location TBD). Please drop of Pizza money to Ms. Adams by FRIDAY!
Boys’ Soccer - Banquet will be on Friday, Nov 1st, after team pictures. Please drop off Pizza money ($2) to Mr. Crosby or Mr. Brigham by Thursday!
Field Hockey - Banquet will be this Friday, November 1st, after team pictures in Coach Raymond’s classroom C119. Information regarding the banquet will be sent home today.
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 6th-8th grade students who want to try out for cheering will begin on Monday, November 4th. Try-outs for 7th & 8th grade students interested in basketball tryouts will begin on November 13th. A 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 email@example.com 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.