WMS Daily Announcements 4/16/18

WEST MIDDLE SCHOOL              ANNOUNCEMENTS                         4/16/18


Today is a PURPLE Day!


Upcoming events and dates to remember:


Due to weather, Clinton has canceled tonight’s track meet. There will still be practice.


Attention 8th graders: If you have picked up a Student Council packet they will need to be turned into Guidance no later than Wednesday April 18. Unfortunately we are unable to take any packets after Wed. 


Do you have a talent that you would like to showcase in front of the students at West Middle School for a chance to win a prize? If you said yes, then you should try out for the talent show! Try outs will be held during homeroom and shortly after school on Monday, April 23,Tuesday, April 24, and Thursday, April 26. You can sign up for your audition time on the sheet of paper hanging in the window of the gold office. We are looking for individual, pair, and group acts, as long as everyone will be able to attend the tryout.


Some events at the Muscatine Y… Join the Girl Power Group (open to 5th – 8th grade girls)

Tuesday, April 17th 4:00pm to 5:30pm.

Join the Guy Thing Group (open to 5th – 8th grade boys) Tuesday, April 24th 4:00pm to 5:30pm.

Can you unlock the Clues and Escape Room? Try with Escape room games , themed snacks, and plenty of mystery fun! RSVP to Amy Hessel at 263-9996 or email


Attention 8th grade students!  If you are 14 years old or will be by June and would like to make some money this summer, please stop by the counselor’s office to pick up information about detasseling.


There is information ion the GOLD office for the 2018 Muscatine Girls’ 5th – 8th grade Basketball Camp. Join Susan Orvis and the MHS girls’ basketball staff & team as they will teach the fundamentals and team concept through sequenced drill work, competitive play and contests. A basketball will be provided for each camper. Cost is $50.00.


Stop by the Gold office for information on the summer programs at the Y. Info on Summer Kids Club and Sports Camp, Middle School programs as well as Lip Sync Battle 2018 and Kid’s Triathlon. Contact Amy Hessle at the Y for more information.


Get your tickets for the MHS Spring Musical!  On April 26, 27 & 28 the high school will present Curtains, a musical-comedy-whodunit!  Set in 1959, Curtains follows a Broadway-bound theatre company faced with a sudden setback when the leading lady is murdered — and everyone is a suspect.  As the Boston detective works to solve the case, there are plenty of laughs and big production numbers to enjoy – featuring choreography by Muscatine’s own Benjamin Rivera!  Reserved seats can be ordered in advance using our Ticket Order Form.  Tickets will also be available at the door on show dates:  7 pm April 26, 27 & 28 and 2 pm on April 28.  Check out our website for all the info:


Eighth graders: Interested in making a difference in your school and community? Join MHS Student Council!

The 2018/2019 Student Council application packets are available at Guidance Office for pickup. Completed applications are due on Wednesday, Apr. 18 at 3:30pm. Please submit completed packets to the guidance office Interviews will be scheduled at a later date. Please speak with either Mrs. Fallon or Mrs. Walsh if you have questions. Emails: and/or


Stop by the GOLD office for information on Muscatine Youth Sports Foundation’s 2018 Fall programs which include Football, Cheerleading and Co-ed Volleyball. Registration for fall programs are as follows: Thursday, April 12 from 5pm to 7pm and Saturday, April 14 9:00am to noon at the YSF office located at 2923 Cedar St. Suite 3.


Muscatine Community School District “Race for the Schools” is Saturday, May 5th 2018

The 5K Run / Walk starts at 8:30am with the Muskie Mile timed run starting at 8:00am.

Cost is $20.00, after April 26th cost goes up to $25.00. Registration forms are available in the GOLD office.


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: Mozzarella Pizza Sticks or Sliced Turkey & Cheese

4/17/18: Chicken Softshell

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