2/5/2019

  • Do you like to ride bikes? Interested in learning bike maintenance skills? Then the WMS Bike Club is for you!  A representative from Phoenix Bikes will be visiting WMS today during all grade-level lunches — to take questions and recruit new members.  Club meetings begin the following TUESDAY, February 12th, during ASP 1 and 2 in room 124.  See Ms. Scruggs with any questions.  Let’s ride!!
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  • Looking for something to do after school?  The ACT II Inventions class begins TODAY during ASP 1 and 2 in room 129.  And you’re in luck — because there are still few seats left!  Interested students are encouraged to see Mr. Dudek after school for more information.  See what YOU can invent!
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  • The WMS Kindness Club will meet TODAY during ASP 1 in room 201. All members, new and old, are encouraged to attend. There’s a lot of planning and activities to prepare for the upcoming months. Any questions? Please see Ms. Schaefer, Ms. Zeller or Mr. Johnson.
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  • Attention 6th and 7th graders! Believe it or not, but it’s already time to sign-up for next year’s classes! Whether you’re staying at WMS or going to the new Dorothy Hamm Middle School next year, your Course Request Form — the CRF — must be turned-in to your counselor by this FRIDAY at the latest.  And if you’ve lost your CRF to either school, be sure to get a new one from your counselor ASAP!! If you miss the deadline, you could get stuck with a class that you don’t really want. So stop procrastinating and complete your CRF!  See you grade-level counselor with any questions.
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  • And now for a important announcement for all 7th graders!  Be sure to bring a FULLY CHARGED iPad to school this THURSDAY for a special activity.  Again, your iPad needs to be charged and ready to go on Thursday.  Plus, to any 7th grader who’s transferring to Jefferson or Swanson next year — your counselors will be holding an extra “planning session” to help you fill out those Course Request Forms. See Ms. Brenckle or Ms. Schaefer with any questions.
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  • Who wants Pizza? The Model UN Club will be selling pizza and cookies for 2-dollars a plate — this FRIDAY right after school in the main lobby and by the cafeteria! All money raised will go towards scholarships for upcoming conferences and Model UN events. Come hungry!
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  • Batter up! The Yorktown High School Softball Team is inviting 8th grade girls to try out for its upcoming spring season. Tryouts are scheduled to begin on MONDAY, February 18th — which is a school holiday — from 11:45 to 2:30 on the YHS softball and turf fields. Interested student-athletes should make sure your physical is on file.  See Ms. Sutphin with any questions or for more information.
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  • “I’m so glad I didn’t buy a yearbook” — Said no one EVER! The deadline to buy your 2018-2019 WMS Yearbook is February 22nd. That means you’ve got less than 3 weeks to get yours before they’re all gone. Yearbooks cost 40-dollars — or for 55-dollars you can get the exclusive “Signature Package.” Just go the WMS Website to place your order TODAY — or stop by room 137 and ask Ms. Kontos and the yearbook staff for more information. The WMS Yearbook — Don’t miss out on the memories!