WMS Daily Announcements 4/28/16

WEST MIDDLE SCHOOL                 ANNOUNCEMENTS                     4/28/2016


Today is a GOLD Day!


Upcoming events and dates to remember:


Any 8th grade student interested in participating in football next year at the high school, there will be an informational meeting with varsity head football coach Mueller on Thursday, May 5th at 1:15pm site to be determined.


For those 8th graders interested in MHS volleyball for next year, please stop by the main office to pick up an open gym / skills schedule.


Attention walkers: The Muscatine Diabetes Walk is Friday, May 6th. Stop by the main office for a registration form.


Current 8th-11th grade football parents, we will have a Spring meeting on Sunday, May 15th at 4:15 PM in the MHS cafeteria.

2016 Muskie football players (grades 8-11), Sunday, May 15th at 5pm, we will have our Lift-a-thon letter writing night. We will meet in the MHS Commons.


Check the ‘Virtual Backpack” for information and registration forms for Muscatine Diabetes Walk on Friday, May 6 2016, the Youth Sports Foundation’s Summer Football Camp and the 3rd annual Youth Basketball Academy benefitting the Erika Kate Hope Alliance.


REMINDER: Scooters and Skateboards are NOT allowed inside of the building.


Stop in the main office for information regarding the 2016 Muscatine Girls’ Basketball Fundamentals Camp, June 28-30. Cost is $50.00. Deadline to register is June 28th.


MHS CHEERLEADING TRYOUTS FOR THE 2016 FALL SEASON are scheduled for Friday, April 29th from 4:30 – 8:30 pm in the Commons and Cafeteria. Doors will open at 3:30 pm that day to practice and warm up. Tryout material will be posted on Sunday, April 17th. All students in grades 8th-11th are encouraged to tryout!

There will be tryout prep clinics from 5:30 – 7 pm in the commons on April 11th, 12th, 18th, 19th, and 21st. Prep clinics are for anyone who would like to start learning the basic skills of cheerleading and go over tryout material. The clinic on April 21st will be followed by an informational meeting at 7:00 pm in the commons.  Material review practices will be held from 5:30 – 7 pm in the commons or outside on April 25th, 26th, and 28th.
Tryout information packets and prep clinic forms will be available starting Monday, April 11th at the Attendance Office. If you have any questions please email Head Coach, Ashley Sink, at


Can you sing, can you dance, can you put someone in a trance?????  If you have a talent, we want to see what you got!!!!!!  Sign-up outside the office to AUDITION for the end of the year talent show.  Prizes for 1st – 3rd place!!!!!!

Auditions are May 3rd and 4th after school from 3:30 to 5:00 in the small gym

Just remember the following:

1)  If you have music as part of your act, you need to bring it to auditions

2)  No a cappella auditions

3)  No more than 5 minute auditions

Questions see Mrs. Castillo, Mrs. Horton or Mr. Shield

Attn: 8th grade parents – Muskie Booster Members needed.  The Muskie Boosters are currently recruiting new board members for the 2016-2017 Board.  Board members help with special events like Fall kick-off, Cake Auction, etc. also helping with concession volunteers.  The Muskie Boosters support all MHS sports, activities, clubs, etc. raising funds and helping keep the activities/sports going. If you would like to hear more about being a board member or signing up for the board, please contact Susan Eversmeyer at or Dena Bates at


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 Nuggets w/ Buttered Bread or Cheeseburger

4/29/16: Ham & Cheese Sub or Cheese Pizza

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