WMS Daily Announcements 10/5/16

WEST MIDDLE SCHOOL                 ANNOUNCEMENTS                     10/5/2016


Today is a BLUE Day!


Upcoming events and dates to remember:

Oct. 24 – 27 – Conference Week

Oct. 27 – 2 hour early dismissal

Oct. 28 – NO SCHOOL


7th & 8th girl’s who are interested in playing basketball this year, there is a sign up sheet in the attendance office. Also, there is a sign up sheet for 7th & 8th graders interested in wrestling. Practice for both sports will begin Monday, October 17th. All athletes MUST have a physical, waiver and concussion sheet on file in the attendance office before you can practice.


The first YMCA movie night of the school year is this Friday, October 7th, from 6-9pm.  The event is free and open to members and nonmembers. This month the movie is “X-Men Apocalypse”. There will also be snacks and soda during the event at no cost.  For more information contact Amy Hessel at the Y.


Instructional Time is very important to us at West. We don’t interrupt class time to deliver messages. Our last class of the day begins at 2:42 and ends at 3:21. Beginning October 3rd, messages must be received before 2:30 to assure they will be announced at2:42.


Show Choir auditions will be held this Thursday, October 6th in the choir room. Students auditioning need to bring clothes they can easily dance in. Auditions will go 3:30-5:00pm. You do not need to be in choir to audition.


STUDENTS: Mr. Keith, Ms. Matteson and Ms. Schneider will be holding “Homework Club every Monday through Thursday after school. This club is available to all 6th, 7th and 8th graders…

WHAT: Homework Club

WHERE: WMS Library

WHEN: Mon-Thurs 3:30pm – 4:45pm

WHY: To help students complete assignments, to further students’ understanding of standard skills, and to encourage the importance of positive relationships at school.

The club is open to all middle school students. There are a few other teachers as well as several students from the high school who have volunteered to help with this program. Students may come only when they need a little extra help or they can come everyday.

Students will also need a signed permission slip to stay for Homework Club.

Parents will need to arrange for transportation home on the days their student stays for the club.


The Main office has registration forms for the 2016-2017 Muskie Wrestling Club. You may also register at the MHS Commons area Thursday, October 6th 5:00pm-7:00pm


The sixth grade teachers and students would appreciate if everyone could turn in any Box Tops they have been collecting at home: 6th graders can bring their Box Tops to Mrs. Soy or Mrs. Stutzel, and 7th and 8th graders can bring their Box Tops to the main office. Every Box Top counts!


Stop by the main office to pick up information on the Muscatine Parks and Recreation’s Girls Basketball Clinic 2016. Deadline to register is October 24th at 5:00pm.


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: BBQ Pork Rib Sandwich or Pizza

10/6/16: Chicken Alfredo w/ Dinner Roll or Chicken Filet Sandwich


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