11/22/2021

CLICK HERE for the “Military Brats” survey!!

  • Today we will be following the A-Day schedule. That means you’ll be attending periods 1, 3, 5, and 7— 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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  • Calling all math lovers! Math Counts will be meeting TODAY during ASP 1 in room 216. All 6th, 7th, and 8th graders are invited to do math problems, play math games, and hone your problem solving skills. And this year, Math Counts is partnering with AMC-8!  It’s all math, all the time at Math Counts! See Ms. Janney or Mr. Mencarini for more information.
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  • There’s a great new club starting on TUESDAY after school — “Helping Hands of Williamsburg!” Helping Hands focuses on community service, helping our neighbors in need, and supporting local non-profits. All students in all grades are encouraged to join!  Just sign-up on the Activity Board outside of the cafeteria, and come to the first meeting TOMORROW.  See Ms. Hogwood with any questions.
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  • Did you miss Picture Day last month — or did your picture not turn out so well? Then you’re in luck — because “Picture Make-Up Day” is coming soon! On Tuesday, November 30th, photographers will be on-hand for picture retakes in the Cafeteria from 8 to 10 a.m.  Just wait for the all-call over the PA system before heading over. Picture Make-Up Day on November 30th.  Say cheese!
    .Fall 2021 PE Gear Sale QR Code
  • PE Fall Gear Sale, 2021The PE Fall Gear Sale is now OPEN — featuring WMS Hoodies and Long-Sleeve T-shirts!!  To order, just follow the link on the WMS homepage, your student Canvas course, the PTA newsletter, or the Morning Announcements Blog.  But don’t miss out!  The online store closes on November 28th.  See your PE teacher with any questions.
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  • "Military Brats" surveyCalling all “Military Brats!”  If you’re a part of a military family — and maybe you’ve moved around a few times — WOLF-TV wants to hear your story!  To be a part of our special report on “Military Brats,” please go to the Morning Announcements Blog and complete the online form. Student-reporter will contact you soon.  Aim high, Williamsburg!!
    CLICK HERE for the “Military Brats” survey!!
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  • Superhero Elite-8, 2021Up next — The WMS Library’s SUPERHERO COUNTDOWN has made it to the Elite-8!!  And here’s an interesting fact:  Every superhero in this round first debuted between the years of 1939 and 1969!
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    But which superhero will reign supreme in 2021?  To participate, just go to the WMS Library Canvas course and cast your vote for your favorite comic book crusader! Just 1-vote per person.  And we’ll have the results after Thanksgiving Break.  May the best superhero win!!
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  • Latino Youth Leadership Conference, 2021And now it’s time for WOLF PACK PRIDE!!  APS hosted the “Latino Youth Leadership Conference” at George Mason University’s Arlington Campus last Friday — and a group of Williamsburgers were front-and-center, representing our diverse community.
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    Congrats to Caroline M.N., Melany M., Valeria M., Joaquin R., and Rene R!  These sensational students collaborated with peers from other APS schools — defining how to be a leader at home, in our communities, and in life.  Way to go, wolves!! [clap]
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  • And finally — It’s time to dress for PE!  After MONTHS of waiting, PE uniforms finally arrived at WMS this month.
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    And student-reporters Rea R. and John O. were down in the gym on distribution day. Roll tape!!