• WMS is ramping-up for BACK TO SCHOOL NIGHT – this TUESDAY from 7 to 9 P.M. Parents are invited to tour the building, hear from Principal Laurie and the PTA, and even “walk in your shoes” by following your schedule and meeting all your teachers. So tell your folks to clear their calendars – and come to Back to School Night TOMORROW!
  • WMS and Arlington Public Schools are introducing a new team sport this year — ULTIMATE FRISBEE!! The Ultimate Girls Team begins practice TODAY — and all interested female athletes are encouraged to come by the gym right after school. No experience? NO PROBLEM! All are welcome to “chase some plastic.” The Ultimate Boys Team begins next month — so start practicing now, fellas. Ultimate Frisbee — LET IT FLY!!
  • Hey 8th graders! The year may have just started, but it’s already time to think about HIGH SCHOOL! Thomas Jefferson High School for Science and Technology is beginning its application process TODAY at 4 P.M. The on-line form will be available on the TJ Admissions website until October 14th. A TJ rep will be at WMS on September 27th to answer any questions. Just get a pass from Mr. Hicks to attend – or you can always talk to your class counselor. Good luck, wolves!
  • Stroke, Stroke, Stroke!! Yorktown Crew is looking for a few good 8th graders to join the team. Interested rowers should come to the informational meeting on TUESDAY at 3:10 P.M. in Patriot Hall at Yorktown High School. Meet the coach and current athletes and learn about this amazing sport.
  • 2 – 4 – 6 – 8 – who do we appreciate? Cheerleaders, Cheerleaders, yay CHEERLEADERS! That’s right everybody, tryouts are about to begin for the the WMS Cheerleading squad. 6th, 7th, and 8th grade girls AND boys are encouraged to come out — next TUESDAY – September 27th, during ASP 1. Just sign up on the Activity Board by the cafeteria and make sure you have a physical on file. Please see Ms. Sutphin with any questions.
  • The WMS Yearbook is putting together its spread for the new year — and the only thing missing is YOU!! First up: what did you do this summer? Submit a photo to the “Summer Vacations” page and be the ENVY of all your friends.
  • But that’s not all — you could also be featured in the “Now and Then” page! Send in a fun picture of yourself and your friends when you were itty-bitty kids — and see how much we’ve all changed. So whether it’s “Summer Vacations” or “Now and Then” — submit your pictures to Ms. Briones today! Her email can be found on the WMS website.