12/13/16

  • It’s Day 2 of SPIRIT WEEK! Thanks to all our students and staff who “paired-up” for Twin Day today –and I even saw a few TRIPLETS roaming the halls!  Remember — all week long the Williamsburg SCA is challenging YOU to show your Wolf Pack Pride and participate in our daily “themed” contest.
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    Here’s the rundown for the rest of the week: tomorrow is Wacky Hair and Hat Day; Thursday is Sports Day; and Friday is Ugly Sweater Day — a holiday tradition. Let’s have some fun and show some spirit, wolves!!
  • Read any good books lately? The Teen Advisory Board — a.k.a. TAB — will be meeting TODAY during all grade level lunches in the library. So grab your lunch and let’s have chat about some Totally Awesome Books!!
  • The Teen Trendsetters Club will be meeting TODAY during ASP 1 in room WW14. Your “mentees” are looking forward to reading with you — so DON’T BE LATE!! Please see Ms. Clayton with any questions.
  • All black and Latino middle school boys are invited to join the “Boys Cohort” — TODAY during ASP 1 in room 233. Come to meet new people, and learn how to be a LEADER in your community. Allies are welcome! Please see Ms. Pointer with any questions.
  • Need help with Spanish? The Yorktown Spanish Honor Society is back — offering FREE tutoring TODAY during ASP 2 in room WW5. Get extra help with grammar and vocab — and everything you need to succeed. Just sign up with your Spanish teacher to attend, or see Senora Stewart with any questions. Hasta pronto!
  • There will be a mandatory SCA meeting for all officers and reps — this THURSDAY during ASP 1 in room 215. Please see Mr. Peacock or Mr. Tagert with any questions.
  • Latinas Leading Tomorrow is meeting THURSDAY during ASP 1 in room 214. Come for a conversation with like-minded students about empowerment and “achieving the dream!” Please see Ms. Pointer with any questions.
  • Calling all future scientists! The Virginia Junior Academy of Science — VJAS — is holding an informational meeting for interested 7th and 8th graders on FRIDAY during lunch in room WW22. Please see Ms. Warden with any questions. Science rules!!
  • The Model UN Pizza Fundraiser was such a hit last Friday afternoon — that they’re doing it AGAIN! For the last time in 2016 — this Friday is PIZZA FRIDAY at WMS. Go to the main lobby or the cafeteria entrance immediately following the bell, and get a slice and a cookie for just 2-dollars All proceeds will help to pay for upcoming Model UN conferences. Come hungry!
  • Have you got game? The WMS girls basketball team will be holding tryouts on TUESDAY, January 3rd — that’s the first day back from Winter Break. Interested athletes should sign-up on the activity board by the cafeteria — and MUST have a current physical on file. Please see Ms. Boyers or Ms. Hogwood with any questions.