4/17/2018

  • We begin today with WOLF PACK PRIDE!  On your marks, get set, GO! The WMS Track Team travels to Kenmore Middle School TODAY for a big meet at 3:15.  They’re looking to continue their strong start to the season against our cross-town rivals.  So let’s root them on to victory and Be a Part of the Pride — go get ’em, running wolves!!
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  • In preparation for this week’s rising 6th grade orientation, there will be a MANDATORY training session for all 7th grade tour guides from the CAPITALS and NATIONALS teams — TODAY in the auditorium immediately following the Morning Announcements.  Again, just the Capitals and Nationals tour guides should go to the auditorium for training this morning.  The rest of the guides will be trained for the 2nd session next week.  See Ms. Boyers or Mr. Caldwell with any questions.
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  • Need help with Spanish? The Yorktown Spanish Honor Society will be offering the FINAL free tutoring session of the year — TODAY during ASP 2 in room WW 5.  Get extra help with grammar and vocab — and everything you need to succeed. Just be sure to sign up with your Spanish teacher in advance, or see Senora Stewart with any questions. Hasta pronto!
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  • Grab your pom-poms and your dancing shoes — and try-out for the Yorktown Cheer and Dance Teams!  The YHS Cheerleading squad is already conducting off-season “Green Day” practices, and will be hosting an informational session TONIGHT at 6pm.  And Dance team try-outs are scheduled for next May.  Interested 8th graders — both both and girls — should go to www.yorktownsports.org for more information.
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  • Game on!  The Yorktown Field Hockey Team is recruiting players for next fall.  Interested female athletes currently in the 7th and 8th grades are invited to an informational session this WEDNESDAY during ASP 1 in the WMS gym.  You’ll get to meet the coach, have a Q-and-A, and learn everything you need to get a jump on the competition.  See your PE teacher for more information.
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  • Sister Circle will meet on THURSDAY during ASP 1 in room 233. Come out for a little Girl Talk — and a lot of fun activities! See Ms. Cameron with any questions.
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  • Calling all native-Spanish speakers! If you speak Spanish at home, then you could EASILY earn a special “Seal of Bi-literacy” on your high school diploma. Just sign-up for next year’s “Spanish for Fluent Speakers” class — and you’ll be on your way! Applications MUST be submitted by next Wednesday — so don’t wait. Just scan the QR code with your TA teacher, or see your grade-level counselor for more information. Buena suerte!!
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  • “Every HERO needs a squad!!” The Pennies for Patients fundraiser is going strong! All month long, the WMS Check-In program will be collecting donations for the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society and its fight against cancer.  The goal is to raise 3,600-dollars — and whichever TA collects the most money will get a free pizza and ice cream party!!  See Ms. Kia with any questions — and support the Pennies for Patients fundraiser!