9/7/2018

  • The WMS Safety Assembly will be TODAY for all grade levels in the auditorium. 7th grade during 1st period; 8th grade during 3rd period; and 6th grade during 6th period. Students are reminded to leave ALL of your belongings — including books, backpacks, and iPads — in your teacher’s classroom before the presentation.  And please attend with courtesy and RESPECT for both staff and peers.
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  • Brush your hair, wash your face, and smile for the camera, everybody — because next FRIDAY is PICTURE DAY at WMS!!  Student photographs will be taken during all PE classes, so be sure to bring your “picture order form” with you. Extras forms are located in the office, or you can download a form from the WMS website. See Ms. Argenal in the main office with any questions. Say cheese!!
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  • The Fall sports season at WMS is about to begin!  First up:  2-4-6-8 who do we appreciate?   Cheerleaders!  The WMS Cheer team will be hosting a 3-day MANDATORY Cheer Clinic for all interested cheerleaders — next Monday, Tuesday, and Thursday from 2:45 to 4:15 in the Auxiliary Gym.  Participants should wear athletic shoes, shorts, t-shirt, and hair pulled back in a high ponytail.   Then TRYOUTS for the Cheer Team will be held the following week, on Monday September 17th.  See Ms. Herb for more information.
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  • Girls ULTIMATE FRISBEE. Interested female athletes are invited to the first practice next MONDAY, September 10th in the WMS gym. All ability levels are welcome, whether you’re a first-timer or a National Champion! See Mr. Smolinski with any questions. Let’s play!
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  • Put on your shin guards and cleats, because it’s time to play soccer! The WMS boys soccer team is recruiting new players for the new season. Interested boys should sign-up on the Activities Board by the cafeteria. The tryout schedule begins next MONDAY for 6th graders; TUESDAY for 7th; and THURSDAY for 8th — all on the turf fields from 2:30 to 4. Come dressed and ready to play! See Mr. Witte with any questions.
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  • Serve, volley, overhead SMASH! The WMS Tennis Team is also getting into the “swing.” Tryouts for boys AND girls begin next week — 8th graders on MONDAY; 7th graders on TUESDAY; and 6th graders on THURSDAY. Interested athletes should meet at the bus loop each day after school, where the team bus will transport you to the Yorktown tennis courts. Be sure to bring your racket — and a can of balls if you have one. And if anyone is UNABLE to attend your scheduled tryout day — please contact the coach, Mr. Seeger, about rescheduling.
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  • And a reminder for all athletes — and all sports. You MUST have a current physical on file to participate in after-school athletics. This is NON-NEGOTIABLE. For more information about getting a physical, see your coach, the school nurse, or the Activities coordinator — Ms. Hogwood.

Until next time: Bring on the Weekend, Williamsburg!!