WMS Daily Announcements 1/23/17

WEST MIDDLE SCHOOL               ANNOUNCEMENTS                     1/23/2017


Today is a BLUE Day!


Upcoming events and dates to remember:


For those who are interested in swimming, practice will begin Monday, January 30th. Practice will be at the MHS pool, doors open at 6:00am and practice will begin promptly at 6:15am and will conclude at 7:15. Buses will bring you back to West at 8:00am. There will be a parent meeting at the MHS pool on TONIGHT at 5:30pm. Parents and swimmers are encouraged to attend.


There will be NO Homework Help after school tomorrow (Tuesday).


8th Grade Softball Players–All 8th grade girls interested in trying out for high school softball–There will be an informational meeting Wednesday, January 25th, 4:30pm, at the high school, room 11-022 in the new wing. If you cannot attend, please contact coach Jason Stoltzfus at


8th grade Parent / Student Transition Informational Meeting

Wednesday, Feb. 1st from 5:30pm to 7:00pm

Muscatine High School Auditorium

In preparation for the course selection process for the 2017-2018 school year, the Muscatine High School will be hosting an informational night at MHS on February 1st at 5:30 pm. All current 8th grade students and parents are encouraged to attend. MHS Staff members aim to ease your student’s transition into high school and this is the first step to the start of the 2017-2018 school year/ the following will be discussed:

  • Tips for incoming MHS Freshman
  • Testing and testing results
  • Rules and expectations
  • Graduation requirements
  • Course scheduling
  • Optional – parents are invited to stay and learn about Advanced Placement (AP) course for freshman – AP Human Geography

Muscatine High School counselors will begin the course selection process at the middle schools with parents and students starting the week of January 30th at West Middle School.


The main office has information on the Iowa Middle Schools State Bowling Championship to be held at Perfect Games in Ames, IA on March 4, 2017 at 1:00pm. This is open to students 5th – 8th grades. Entry deadline is February 27th.


As we begin the process of transitioning 8th grade students to MHS all parent/guardians and their student are requested to attend a one on one meeting for the MHS Course Selection Process. At this meeting, you will be meeting with an MHS Counselor to select courses for the following school year. Meetings will be scheduled through the middle school guidance office for the following dates: Wednesday, March 1st; Thursday, March 2nd, and Friday, March 3rd. Please call to reserve your time slot now.


Stop by the main office for information on Muscatine Parks and Rec Dept. Softball Skills Clinic and Baseball Fundamentals Clinic. Registration deadline is January 30th for both clinics.


WQAD is once again having their “My Favorite Teacher” contest open to all students K-12. Contest entry forms are available in the main office. Deadline to enter in February 6, 2017.

5 winning teachers will be featured on Good Morning Quad Cities (4:30am – 7:00am).


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: Popcorn Chicken w/ Buttered Bread or Pork Tender Sandwich

1/24/17: Roasted Chicken w/ Dinner Roll

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