4/4/2019

**CLICK HERE for the Arlington Student FilmFest application** (see Mr. Schonfeld for help and/or more instructions)

  • We begin today with WOLF PACK PRIDE! HUNDREDS of rising 6th graders visited WMS from local elementary schools yesterday. You may have seen them roaming the halls, or popping-in to classrooms throughout the day. Well, the event was a HUGE success — and it was only made possibly by the hard work and contributions of our students and staff.
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    A big THANK YOU to the 7th grade tour guides; to the music program, cheerleaders, and drama club for their performances; to the teachers whose classrooms were “invaded”; to the counselors and the admin for organizing; and of course — to ALL of our students for making the kids feel welcome in our school. Way to go, wolves!! [clap]
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  • Wolves with Character -- MarchUp next, it’s time for the monthly Wolves with Character award! Just take a look at the screen to see all the deserving honorees from the 6th, 7th, and 8th grades — all of whom were chosen by their teachers for demonstrating outstanding TRUSTWORTHINESS in their daily lives.
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    Congratulations, wolves with character! [clap] Be sure to stop by room 110 during your grade-level lunch TODAY and pick up your free pizza!
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  • “Every HERO needs a squad!!” The WMS Check-In Program is holding a big fundraiser this month — Pennies for Patients. This national campaign benefits the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society, which is working to find a cure for blood cancer. Pennies for Patients will run for the next 3-weeks, with the goal of raising 5-THOUSAND dollars.
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    And here’s a little extra motivation for you: whichever TA collects the most money will get a free pizza and ice cream party!! Plus, Check-In will be selling CANDY and CHIPS after school on Mondays, Tuesdays, and Fridays — and TODAY they’re selling PIZZA for just a couple bucks a slice outside of the cafeteria and by the main lobby.  See Ms. Kia with any questions, and remember — every penny counts!!
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  • Sister Circle will be a meeting this THURSDAY in room 201 during ASP 1. Members and allies are encouraged to come out for a little Girl Talk — and a lot of fun activities! See Ms. Cameron with any questions about Sister Circle.
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  • Curious about the world, its places, and peoples? Then come to the Geo Club — TODAY during ASP 1 in room WW 9. You’ll learn about the different cultures and people that make WMS so unique. See Mr. Miller with any questions.
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  • Get ready for a rockin’ good show! The WMS Theater Department is set to premiere its Spring musical: Alice in Wonderland, Jr!! — TONIGHT in the auditorium at 7 p.m — with additional shows on FRIDAY and Saturday.  Tickets are just 4-dollars for students — 6-dollars for adults — and 1-dollar for seniors. Come see your friends and classmates in the performance of the year — and be a part of the PRIDE!!

  • One more important announcement about Alice in Wonderland, Jr. — all 8th graders in the show are asked to report to the auditorium THIS MORNING — IMMEDIATELY following the morning announcements.  Mr. Brown has a special assignment for you.  Again, 8th graders in the play should got to the theater at 8 o’clock.
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  • Calling all film-makers, journalists, and video-jockeys! The Arlington Student FilmFest is now accepting entries for its 2019 competition. Just follow the link in today’s Morning Announcements Blog to submit your video and application by the deadline on April 9th. The Festival itself will take place on June 1st at H-B Woodlawn — where all of the finalists and award-winners will be screened.  See Mr. Schonfeld for more information.  Now go make some movie magic!
    **CLICK HERE for the Arlington Student FilmFest application**
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  • The WMS Tournament of Books has reached the Championship Match — and the two contestants could NOT be more different.  In the final round of voting, it’s “Divergent” versus “The Hate U Give” — which incredibly beat out “The Hunger Games” in the Final Four by a SINGLE VOTE!  Can you say — Cinderella Story???  Make your picks using the QR codes by the main office, or follow the link in today’s Morning Announcements Blog.  Only ONE can be the CHAMPION — so place your vote TODAY!!
    *CLICK HERE* to vote in the March Madness Tournament of Books!
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