Month: January 2018

2018 African American Read-In, Day 1

TAN: Good morning, Williamsburg!  We’re your school librarians, Ms. Tan… LORD:  And Ms. Lord.  February is Black History Month, and today we’re here to introduce the National African American Read-In — the nation’s first and oldest event dedicated to diversity in literature. TAN:  The African American Read-In was established in 1990 by the Black Caucus […]

1/31/2018

We begin today with WOLF PACK PRIDE!! The WMS boys basketball is ROLLING!  In the past week, they have absolutely steam rolled the competition.  Last Thursday, they took a laugh-er off of Gunston at home, winning 47 to 20. . Then yesterday, they took the show on the road and DISMANTLED Swanson — cruising to […]

1/30/2018

We begin today with WOLF PACK PRIDE!  The WMS boys basketball team “hits the road” today with a tough match-up against Swanson Middle School at 3:15.  The Wolves are looking to continue their hot start to the season, so let’s root them on to victory and Be a Part of the Pride!  Go get ’em, […]

1/29/2018

It’s the beginning of the end!  Today marks the first day of the 2nd semester here at WMS.  7th and 8th graders taking semester-long electives are reminded that your NEW classes begins TODAY, so be sure to check your schedule in StudentVue or see your counselor for more information.  And to everyone — let’s get […]

1/25/2018

Newsflash everybody:  TODAY is the LAST DAY of the 2nd Quarter — so this is your LAST CHANCE to submit any missing or make-up work to your teachers.  Also, 7th and 8th graders taking semester-long electives are reminded that your NEW class begins on Monday, so be sure to check your schedule in StudentVue or […]

1/24/2018

We begin today with WOLF PACK PRIDE!!  He shoots, he scores!  The WMS boys basketball team got their season started in grand fashion yesterday — beating Thomas Jefferson Middle School on the home court by a final score of 43 to 39.  8th grader Quinn C. had the hot-hand on offense, scoring 14 points and […]

1/23/2018

We begin today with WOLF PACK PRIDE!  The WMS Debate Team had a great showing at their recent tournament, matching up against dozens of debaters from from both Middle AND High schools.  Congratulations to Bella R. for coming within a FRACTION of a point from the podium, and to Abby F. who beat out 25 […]

1/22/2018

We begin today with WOLF PACK PRIDE!  The WMS Geo Bee was last Friday afternoon — and it was a match for the ages!  Twenty-four competitors from grades 6, 7, and 8 put their geography genius to the test, and battled it out for nearly TWO HOURS.  But in the end, there could be only […]

1/19/2018

We begin today with WOLF PACK PRIDE!  Some big news to announce from the WMS Band:  an unprecedented 23 students have been selected to the 2018 APS Honors Band.  That’s the HIGHEST representation from any school in APS — including Middle and High schools.  And you can hear these amazing musicians for yourself at a […]

1/18/2018

Believe it or not, but the 2nd Quarter is rapidly coming to a close — just ONE WEEK to go!  And you know what that means:  it’s almost time for the Wolf Paw Drawing!!!  That’s right — the 2nd Quarter Wolf Paw Drawing is scheduled for TOMORROW during TA.  But you MUST submit your Wolf […]