WMS Daily Announcements 12/16/15

WEST MIDDLE SCHOOL                 ANNOUNCEMENTS                     12/16/2015


Today is a GOLD Day!


Upcoming events and dates to remember:

Dec. 17 – Holiday Orchestra Concert 6:30pm

Dec. 21 – Holiday Band Concert 6:30pm

Dec. 23-Jan. 3 – Winter Break

Jan. 4 – Classes Resume


Muscatine Preschool Alliance Registration for the 2016-2017 will open January 11, 2016 at 12:00pm and be conducted online with a link accessible on the Muscatine Community School District homepage ( To be eligible, your child must be 4 yrs old by September 15, 2016 and live in the state of Iowa. Spots are limited. Priority is given to students currently enrolled in a district 3 year – old program at Grant / McKinley and income eligible at Jefferson / Franklin. Families will be notified at the end of March on placement decisions. Contact the MCSD Early Childhood Department with questions:; 563-263-7223; 2900 Mulberry Ave.


Coach Randleman & Rivera would like to thank all the 7th grade girls’ basketball players for an “OUTSTANDING” year!  You will all be stars shining a bright light in whatever you excel in.  Making a difference in many lives.  Good luck on your next steps on and off the playing field.


Any 8th grader interested in playing baseball will have the opportunity to participate on a Muskie 14U baseball team. This team will play in various tournaments throughout the Spring/Summer and will be coached by Randy Rosa. There will be a fee of $125 to participate that will cover jersey, hat, and tournament entrance fees. There will be scholarships available for players upon request. Players will learn the skills and fundamentals that will prepare them to be a part of the Muscatine High School Baseball program. Players can sign-up at the same time and location that Muscatine Youth Baseball (city league) will be. If you have any questions, please contact Edwin Colón at 563-263-0411 or by email at for more information.


The WMS Orchestra Concert is on Thursday, December 17 at 6:30pm in the large gym.  Students need to report to the gym at 6pm.  Students need to wear black on bottom and white, black, red or green on top.  Santa hats, elf ears are welcome.


Middle School students are you looking for something to do over winter break?? Join our Ricochet Camp!
Ricochet is an exciting leadership program sponsored by ISU Extension and Outreach. The name Ricochet simply means that leadership opportunities present themselves in different ways.
• Explore leadership opportunities.
• Have fun with friends. Make new friends!
• Get actively involved in your community
Join us December 28, 29 and 30 from 1 – 5 pm at the ISU Extension and Outreach Muscatine County office, 1514 Isett Avenue, Muscatine. Register by December 23rd by email at or call 563-263-5701. Cost: $30.



Muscatine County Girl Scout 2016 Cookie Rally
Saturday January 23, 2016
10a.m. until 12 p.m.
Ss Mary and Mathias School Gym. Snack Provided. Registration Fee $5 per registered scout, grant forms are available upon request in advance. Registration fee will cover, food, patch, cookie pin, and craft. Registration Due By January 15. Check the flyer on Virtual Backpack for more information.                                                                                     


For your convenience all athletic and activity events can now be found on the WMS calendar.  This one stop convenient calendar will make it easy for staff, students and parents to access dates and times for all activities. Just click on the “School Calendar” tab at the top right.


The Attendance Office has purple NIKE athletic bags for sale for $30.00. Stop by to take a look.


If you have any questions or if your child will not be at school for any reason, you can e-mail me at or you can call 563-263-0411 anytime after 7:30 a.m.


LUNCH TODAY: Hot Ham & Cheese or Sausage Pizza

12/17/15: Mozzarella Chicken Spaghetti

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