WMS Daily Announcements 2/4/15

WEST MIDDLE SCHOOL                 ANNOUNCEMENTS                     2/4/2015


Today is a BLUE Day!


Upcoming events and dates to remember:

Feb. 16 – NO SCHOOL – President’s Day

Feb. 25 – 2 hour early dismissal


ATTN: 8th grade parents, there will be a Parent/Student information meeting on February 4th 2015 in preparation for the course selection process fore the 2015-2016 school year. This meeting will cover two topics: Advanced Placement (AP) courses (6pm-7pm MHS Commons) and Parent/Student transition (7pm – 8pm MHS Auditorium). (There has been an extra meeting added…5:15 – 6:00)

Muscatine High School Counselors will begin the course selection process at the middle schools with parents and students starting the week of February 23rd. Much of the information shared on February 4th will be helpful in your student’s course selection process.


The Muscatine Community YMCA will be hosting a Middle School Movie Night on Friday, Feb. 6th from 6-9pm. The movie will be The Book of Life. Snacks and recreation activities after the movie. Free for members and nonmembers. For more information contact Amy Hessel at the Y, 263-9996!


Lifetouch Spring pictures will be Tuesday, February 24 starting at 8:30am.


The Muscatine-Japan Youth Exchange will be hosting a Trivia Night again this year on Friday, February 6th at 6:30pm at the Iowa State Extension Office (on Isett Ave).  Tickets are $10 per person.  We will have food for sale, and a silent auction.  If you would like to reserve a spot contact Jessica Blanchard or Heather Runyon at WMS.
All money raised from this event will help us host Japanese students in Muscatine for a week this summer.


Stop by the main office for “2015 Summer Volleyball” registration forms. Deadline to register is May 1st.


The orchestra program is selling Flower Cards again for $25.  This gets you a beautiful bouquet of flowers each month in 2015 from the Flower Gallery. They make excellent gifts!  Email or talk to Jessica if you would like to purchase one.  For each card sold the orchestra program receives $15 so this is what keeps our program funded!


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: Chicken Softshell Taco or Cheeseburger

2/5/15: Lasagna Rollups w/ Breadstick


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