WMS Daily Announcements 5/14/15

WEST MIDDLE SCHOOL                 ANNOUNCEMENTS                     5/14/2015


Today is a BLUE Day!


Upcoming events and dates to remember:

May 25 – NO SCHOOL – Memorial Day

May 26 – WMS Talent Show 1:30 Lg Gym

May 28 – 8th grade Recognition 10:00am

May 29 – Last day of School – 2 hour early dismissal


If your student has an over-the-counter medication @ school, the school nurse will be sending it home with the student during the last week of school.  If you prefer to pick the medication up yourself, please call the school and let us know.  Any medication left in the building after 5/29/15 will be disposed properly.





The West Middle School Bands will hold their last concert of the year Thursday, May 21st at 6:30 pm in the WMS large gym.  Students are to report at 6:00 pm and should wear nice clothes.  The concert is required attendance for all band students and is part of their grade.


The WMS Orchestra concert will be Thursday, May 14 at 6pm in the WMS Large Gym.  Students should report at 5:30, remember to dress nicely!


The West Middle School Spring Choir Concert will be held on Tuesday, May 19th at the West Large Gym at 6:00 p.m. Students should arrive and be seated by 5:45 p.m. Students need to dress up in a nice outfit. Show Choir students only please wear your t-shirt, blue jeans, and regular shoes.



The “Buy One Get One Free” Scholastic Book Fair will be in the Library May 7th – 20th!  Shop in person OR online at

ALL Library books will be returned starting Monday, May 18th for end of the year inventory.

WMS Library encourages summer reading!  Check books out over the summer from the Library collection in a new program called “MY SUMMER IS BOOKED!”  Participants are required to turn in a parent permission slip.  Pick it up in the Library and read, read, read this summer!


We invite you to attend the 1st Annual Muskie Baseball Hit-A-Thon on May 14th at Tom Bruner Field. Your Muskie Baseball players will be performing in a HR derby similar to what you see on TV to help raise funds for the baseball program. There will be music and a live broadcast by Vintage Sound 93.1 and our own radio personality Tony Tone. There will be catering from Hy-Vee grill, as well as entertainment for all of our youth, which include speed pitch and a bounce house. We also want to welcome all youth in the dugout to spend time with our players. Community members will also have the opportunity to win the following items through a raffle: an autographed picture of Chicago Cubs Anthony Rizzo, a burrito for a week for a year from Mami’s, Muskie Baseball apparel, and more. Hope to see you all on May 14th!


The main office has information and registration forms for the 2015 Muscatine High School Summer Boy’s Basketball Camp. Deadline to register is June 26th.


Stop by the main office for info on the 2015 Muskie Football Camp. Camp dates are August 4, 5, 6 2015. Cost is $35.00 for grades 5th – 8th.


Jamie Young, an assistant coach for the 17 time NBA Champion Boston Celtics, will host his 2nd annual Youth Basketball Academy to support the Erika Kate Hope Alliance.

Registration is now available so stop by the main office for more information.


Parents, plan to support the Muskies by becoming a Muskie Booster Board member. Meet new people, have fun and show your Muskie spirit! Visit to learn more, see pictures of past events, and see the MHS activities supported by the Muskie Booster’s. Let us know you would like to be part of the Muskie Booster’s as a Board Member.  Contact Dena Bates at ph# 563-299-1235 or Aaron Eversmeyer at ph# 563-299-7349.   Your help makes a huge difference! Thank you!”


Come join Susan Orvis & the MHS girls Basketball staff & team for the 2015 “Girls Basketball Fundamentals Camp”. This camp is designed for young players, (those entering grades 4 – 8; age groups divided) and will teach the fundamentals and team concept through competitive play and contests. We expect a lot teaching, learning and FUN! A purple and white basketball will be provided to each camper. Cost of the camp is $50.00. Stop by the main office for a registration form.


Stop by the main office for information on the Salvation Army’s Kid Zone Day Camp taking place over the summer.


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: Mandarin Orange Chicken w/ Brown Rice or Cheeseburger

5/15/15: Bean & Cheese Burrito or Cheese Pizza


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