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WMS Daily Announcements 9/23/19

WEST MIDDLE SCHOOL             ANNOUNCEMENTS                         9/23/2019

 

Today is a GOLD Day!

 

Upcoming events and dates to remember:

 

Deaf Awareness Week Monday:

 

Interesting Facts About Sign Language:

Did you know that……..

  1. Sign language is not universal. There are almost as many sign languages as there are spoken languages in the world. Even British and American Sign Language are different.

 

  1. French Sign Language and American Sign Language are the most alike.

 

  1. Sign Language is not only about signs; it also includes facial expressions, body language, hand positions, hand movements, gestures, and some sounds.

 

  1. According to the World Federation of the Deaf, there are 70 million people in the world who use sign language to communicate.

 

  1. In American Sign Language (ASL), the alphabet can be demonstrated using one hand. However, in German and British Sign Languages, two hands are used.

 

Video:  A Few Things to Know About American Sign Language 

https://youtu.be/wa0nxppMJ-Q

 

We are still looking for a few more Mock Trial participants. Please contact Becky Stogdill at Central Middle School

 

Builder’s Club

-Are you interested in being involved in the school and the community?

-Do you like doing nice things for people?

-Do you enjoy volunteering? Or want to try it out?

If so, come to the new Builder’s Club informational meeting on Tuesday, September 24th, in Mrs. Proehl’s Room #8. You can come before school at 8-815 or after school at 330-345. See Mrs. Proehl in room 8 for more details!

 

Muskie Store is Open! The district has partnered with Phelps Custom Apparel to offer our staff, families, and community Muskie Apparel! This online store does not close meaning that it remains open for all of your Muskie clothing needs throughout the year.
Go to: https://stores.inksoft.com/phelpsstores_muscatine_muskies/shop/home and check it out!

 

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.

 

If you have any questions or if your child will not be at school for any reason, you can e-mail attendance@mcsdonline.org or call 563-263-7223

 

LUNCH TODAY: Little Cesar’s Pizza or Cheeseburger

9/24/19: Chicken Nuggets w/ WG Roll

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