Good Morning!! Today is Tuesday, November 19th. It is a White Day
Yankee Candles: Our Yankee Candles are in!! If you have an order small enough to be sent home with your student, please have them come to the office to pick it up. If your order is a larger one, then you will have to pick it up as the students will not be able to bring it on the bus. You may come pick it up any time during the school day.
5th Grade Math Team: Will meet today after school with Mrs. Bradbury
Jazz Band: Will meet today after school in the band room
Drama Club: Will meet today after school in the PAC.
5th & 6th Grade Art Club: Will meet today after school in the art room.
5th Grade Math Game Club: Will meet today after school with Ms. James
6th - 8th Grade Math Team: A reminder that we will practice on Thursday after school. NO MORE after school math team practice on Tuesdays.
7th Grade Math Team: We will meet tomorrow morning with the 8th graders from now on. NO MORE 7th grade math team practice on Tuesday mornings.
Big Brother’s/Big Sisters: Will meet tomorrow after school in the library. Please be dismissed with 1st floor bus students.
Fuel Up to Play 60: Wake up Wednesdays – 7:20 a.m.
The FALL session of Pawsitive Club ONLY is having their yearbook picture taken this Wednesday, November 20 directly after announcements in the first floor common area. This is a change and the remaining sessions will have their picture taken at later dates.
Student Council is hosting a food drive this week for our WMS Falcon’s Nest!!
The homeroom with the most food by Friday, November 22nd will earn a lunch on us….., A NICE HOT CHEESY DELICIOUS PIZZA. MMMMM. Please look for the boxes in your classroom on Monday! A flyer will be handed out by the end of day to Homeroom teachers regarding what items Falcon’s Nest is looking for.
Student Council will meet on Thursday in Ms. Kling’s Room. All members must attend this week for the yearbook photo!!
Builder's Club will meet this Thursday after school in Mrs Bouchers Room.
November is National Diabetes Awareness month and today is World Diabetes Day- to learn more about Diabetes please check out Nurse Simmons door.
Library News: Author Jennifer Holm will by SKYPING with us on November 25th during Flex Block! Best known for her Babymouse and Sunny Side Up graphic novels, Jenni is a Newbery Honor author and writes a variety of genres (historical, realistic, science fiction). I'm sure she will connect with our students!
5th Grade Band News: The 5th grade band students will have three full band practices to prepare for our upcoming concert on December 16th. Students will need to have their instruments here on Monday, Dec 2nd, Monday, Dec. 9th, and Monday, Dec 16th. PLEASE MARK YOUR CALENDARS and help students remember their instruments!!
Attention 8th graders: Open House for Winter Percussion is on November 25th from 5-6:30 p.m. in the WHS Band Room (enter on the Vocational Drive side of the building).
WMS Band and Chorus students: We have a concert dress code that we would like everyone to follow. If you have financial need, please see Mrs. Boucher at the Falcon’s Nest and she can help! Email her at firstname.lastname@example.org or you can email Mrs. Smith (email@example.com) or Mrs. Andrade (firstname.lastname@example.org) and we will help. Our dress code is: white tops, black bottoms, boys can wear any color tie, and girls must have legs and shoulders entirely covered.
WMS Band and Chorus Concert Dates:
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.
Winter 1 sports: Try-outs for basketball & cheering will continue today. The tryout schedule for today will be as follows, all sessions are mandatory:
Girls' Basketball: 3:00 - 4:30 pm
7th Grade Boys' Basketball: 6:00 - 7:30 pm
8th Grade Boys' Basketball: 4:30 - 6:00 pm
Cheering: 2:45 - 4:00 pm in the caf. Please be dismissed with 1st floor bus students.
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!!!" As the weather starts to get cooler, please consider donating sweatshirts to the Falcon's Nest. The supply is getting low and we are in need of sizes youth large through adult x-large. Please be mindful when donating that these sweatshirts are for middle schoolers. 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.
November 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.