12/13/2021

  • 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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  • Winter Break Spirit Week, 2021It’s Spirit Week here at WMS!  Thanks to all of the students and staff who showed their WOLF PACK PRIDE for “Winter Wonderland Day!” — BLUE and WHITE to raise awareness about drunk and drugged driving.
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    And a big shout-out to our Youth Leadership Task Force who were passing out blue ribbons before school.  You’ve got spirit, yes you do!
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    And here’s the rundown for the rest of the week:  Tuesday is Jingle All the Way Day— so put on your favorite Holiday gear.
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    Wednesday is Candy Cane Day — so get decked-out in red and white.
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    Thursday is Baby It’s Cold Outside Day — so wear your coziest hat, scarf or PJs.
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    And finally, Friday is Ugly Sweater Day — the tackier the better.  Spirit Week at WMS — Be a Part of the Wolf Pack Pride!!
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  • Math Counts will have its final meeting TODAY during ASP 1 in room 216. It’s all math, all the time at Math Counts! See Ms. Janney or Mr. Mencarini for more information.
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  • The WMS Helping Hands club will meet this Tuesday in the library wolf den during ASP 1.  See Ms. Hogwood with any questions.
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  • Take down…  Reversal… PIN!!  The WMS Wrestling Team is gearing up for a new season!  Interested athletes are invited to the informational meeting this Thursday after school in room 216. See Mr. Mencarini with any questions.
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  • Calling all athletes!  Anyone interested in trying out for the upcoming Wresting or Girls Basketball seasons MUST turn-in your “sports physical” by this FRIDAY.  The new seasons begin right after Winter Break — so don’t miss out!  See Ms. Hogwood with any questions.
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  • It’s better to GIVE than to RECEIVE! The WMS Helping Hands Club is holding a “gift” drive in support of the Virginia Hospital Center Pediatrics Unit.  Plus, there’s a “gift card” drive for Arlington families in need.  Helping Hands will be collecting donations until this WEDNESDAY. The bin for gift cards is located in the front office. See Ms. Hogwood with any questions.
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  • But wait — there’s MORE!  The WMS Orchestra is partnering with Toys for Tots for a Holiday Toy Drive!  NEW or GENTLY USED gifts may be dropped-off in the donation bins located outside of the Library and Auditorium from now through THURSDAY. So show your WOLF PACK PRIDE and donate to the Toy Drive TODAY!!
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  • And now it’s time for WOLF PACK PRIDE!!  Wolfbots Robotics had a GREAT showing at its NOVA scrimmage this weekend!  Congrats to Delta Team members Caleb D., Thomas L., Jackson W. and Arhan M. for winning the “Energy Award!!” Way to go Wolfbots!! [clap]
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  • Wolf Pack Pride continues with the WMS Girls Soccer Team — who wrapped-up their season on Thursday with a hard fought DRAW against Jefferson — 1 to 1.  The Wolves were led by 7th graders Taylor R. with a goal and Giselle D. with an assist. And the entire Defense kept us in the game.  Way to go, soccer wolves, and CONGRATS on a great season!! [clap]
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  • Superhero Countdown, 2021 -- Winner!!The results are in for the CHAMPIONSHIP ROUND of the WMS Library’s SUPERHERO COUNTDOWN!!  The battle went down to the wire, but in the end the winner was — AVENGERS: Endgame!!
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    Thanks to everyone for participating!  For even more superhero adventures, you’ll find all the best books at the WMS Library.  See our school librarians for suggestions!