10/1/2021

  • Today we will be following the B-Day schedule. That means you’ll be attending periods 2, 4, 5, and 6 — so be sure to double-check that you’ve got the correct books and binders for class. Again, this is an A-Day. See your TA teacher with any questions.
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  • Can you believe we’ve been in school for an entire month — and incredibly, we’re just about halfway through the first quarter!  Teachers will be posting mid-term grades next MONDAY, October 4th for all students.  That means if you’ve got any missing assignments or make-up work to do — it’s now or never.  So be sure to check Canvas and StudentVue, and contact your classroom teachers with any questions about your grade.  Get it done, Wolves!!
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  • Calling all students and staff!  The WMS Yearbook is on-sale NOW!  This annual publication is a MUST HAVE keepsake for the school year.  And if you pre-order TODAY — you’ll get the special DISCOUNTED price of just 40-dollars.  So tell your parents — go to the online ordering portal on the homepage of the WMS website and reserve your copy today!  Contact Mr. Schonfeld with any questions about the Yearbook. Don’t miss out on the memories!
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  • Read any good books lately? The “Talk about Books” Club” — a.k.a. TAB — will be meeting on MONDAY during all grade-level lunches in the library. No need to sign-up; just grab your grub, get a pass, come up to the library, and take a look at these Totally Awesome Books!!  See Ms. Tan in the Library with any questions.
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  • Everybody, SING!!!  ACT II CHORUS kicks-off next Monday.  Participants are reminded to bring a pocket folder, water, and your best singing voice!  If you can’t make it on Monday, please be sure to be there for the second class on Thursday.  It’s gonna be a BLAST.  Contact Ms. McTavish with any questions about Act II Chorus.
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  • And now it’s time for WOLF PACK PRIDE!  The WMS Boys Soccer team picked up its first win of the year yesterday — defeating Dorthy Hamm at home by a score of 3 to 1. It was a great team effort, led by 8th grader Owen D. who picked up a HAT-TRICK — scoring all 3-goals — and big assists by 8th graders Owen C., Quinn L., and 7th grader Ian H.  Way to go, soccer wolves!! [clap]
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  • PRIDE continues with the WMS Tennis team who won their season-opener over Dorothy Hamm yesterday on the Yorktown courts.  Decisive victories coming from 7th graders Nolan B. and Ginger B. in singles; and 8th graders Jonah T. and Chase W. in doubles.  Way to go, tennis Wolves!! [clap]
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  • And finally today, this is Banned Books Week — which celebrates our FREEDOM TO READ, and raises awareness about the many books, essays, and publications that face censorship in schools and libraries around the country.
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    “Tom Sawyer”, “The Diary of Anne Frank”, a children’s book about Rosa Parks,“Harry Potter”, “The Hunger Games”, and dozens of other titles are being pulled from the shelves.  But Banned Books Week is our chance say — no more.  And now, stay tuned for award-winning author Jason Reynolds — the honorary Chair of Banned Books Week.
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    For more information about Banned Books Week — come to the WMS library and browse their special display.  And remember to protect your right to read, Williamsburg!