WMS Daily Announcements 10/14/19

WEST MIDDLE SCHOOL             ANNOUNCEMENTS                         10/14/2019


Today is a PURPLE Day!


Upcoming events and dates to remember:

Oct. 21 – Picture Retakes

Oct. 21-24 – Parent/Teacher Conferences

Oct. 25 – NO SCHOOL

Oct. 28 – NO SCHOOL – Teacher Inservice


7th grade girls basketball practice starts tomorrow after school in the big gym


Attention all 7th and 8th grade football players:  You will be recognized this Friday night the Muskie home football game.  Please plan to be in attendance by 6:30pm as you will be announced onto the field in between the sophomore and varsity game.  Please see any of your coaches with any questions you may have.


Monday Activities at the Y:

4:00-5:00pm – Variety Arts (Crafts, painting, clay and just plain fun!)

5:00 – 6:00 – Togetherhood – Y’s member led volunteer service program which host walk/run/bike challenge and other fundraising activities

5:00-6:30 – Card Club- games of Yu-Gi-Oh, Pokemon, and Magic of the Gathering. Learn new games and rules.


Grab a friend and come join Gymnastics…

Where – Jefferson School gymnasium                                                                        

When – Monday classes starting October 28 – December 2

             Wednesday classes starting Oct 30 – December 4

Beginner 1 – $30.00

Beginner 2 – $30.00

Advanced – $40.00

Advanced Tumbling – $25.00


Check out the new events happening at the Muscatine Art Center… Classes include a Make & take project this Saturday, drop in anytime between 1:30 and 3:30pm.

How about a Saturday workshop “Dia de los Muertos” on Oct. 19. Make an alter out of cigar box and decorate it in the style of Mexican Artist Frida Kahlo.

Oct 31 will be Halloween at the Art Center. Drop in anytime between 5:00 and 6:30pm for a snack and a craft you can take home.


The 31st annual Halloween Hike will be at Discovery Park on Saturday Oct 12. The first hike starts at 6:30pm. Tickets are $5.00. Children under 5 are free.


Stop by the Gold office for information about the Muscatine Y’s Boys and Girls basketball program. Cost is $35 for members and $62 for non-members. Contact Brandon at the Y for more information.


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: 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 or call 563-263-7223


LUNCH TODAY: Little Cesar’s Pizza or Cheeseburger

10/15/19: Macaroni & Cheese or Cheeseburger


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