Month: December 2016

12/21/16

In case you missed it — there’s an important change coming for 6th and 7th graders!  Beginning in January of 2017, all 6th and 7th grade students will be allowed to use drawstring “cinch sacks” to help carry small items — like pencil pouches and water bottles.  Each student will be issued a “Williamsburg” cinch sack […]

12/20/16

Hey 6th and 7th grade — we’ve got an important “Backpack Policy” update for you this morning!  Although it’s taken some getting used to, students are doing a GREAT job of carrying their own books and staying organized throughout the day.  But the WMS administration recognizes that sometimes it’s still hard to “juggle” all your […]

12/19/16

First up — it’s time to show your Wolf Pack Pride!  Congratulations to 8th grader Alexandra M. — whose Visual Arts project won an award in the 2017 Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Literary and Visual Arts contest.  She will be honored during a ceremony at the Arlington School Board meeting this Thursday night.  Way […]

12/16/16

It’s been a SENSATIONAL SPIRIT WEEK here at WMS — and today we’re wrapping things up with Ugly Sweater Day, a holiday tradition! Thanks to all our students and staff for embracing their “inner ugly.” Looking good, wolves! . In the “spirit” of Spirit Week, today we’ll be treated to a symphony of music — […]

12/15/16

It’s Day 4 of SPIRIT WEEK! Thanks to all our students and staff who are “sporting” their favorite team gear for Sports Day… except for all those Yankees and Cowboys fans — they’re the worst! . Don’t be a hater, Jim. There’s just ONE DAY LEFT to show your WOLF PACK PRIDE for Spirit Week. […]

12/14/16

It’s Day 3 of SPIRIT WEEK! Thanks to all our students and staff who are sporting Wacky Hair or Hats today – and some who are doing both! Remember — all week long the Williamsburg SCA is challenging YOU to show your Wolf Pack Pride and participate in our daily “themed” contests. . Here’s the […]

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. . Here’s […]

12/12/16

Welcome to SPIRIT WEEK! All week long — the Williamsburg SCA is challenging YOU to show your Wolf Pack Pride and participate in our daily “themed” contest. . Thanks to all the students and staff who are wearing their jammies today for Pajama Day. And here’s the rundown for the rest of the week: Tuesday […]

12/9/16

This is it: the FINAL DAY of the “Global Hour of Code!” To participate, just update your iPad to iOS 10, download “Swift Playgrounds” from the App Catalogue and then you’re ready to begin! Please contact Ms. Spanos with any questions. Now be the future, and code, code CODE!! Pizza Friday is back! The Model […]

12/8/16

Let’s get coding, Williamsburg! It’s Day 4 of the “Global Hour of Code.” To participate, just update your iPad to iOS 10, download “Swift Playgrounds” from the App Catalogue and then you’re ready to begin! . Please contact Ms. Spanos with any questions. Now be the future, and code, code CODE!! 6th grade, 7th grade, […]