WMS Daily Announcements 9/27/16

WEST MIDDLE SCHOOL                 ANNOUNCEMENTS                     9/27/2016


Today is a BLUE Day!


Upcoming events and dates to remember:


Attention Parents of 8th graders: This year’s Washington DC trip will take place April 9-13, 2017. There will be a parent meeting October 3rd at 6:00pm in the library.


Tuesday’s Edition of Interesting Facts for Deaf Awareness Week
Did you know that:

1) Sign language is not universal. There are almost as many sign languages as there are spoken languages in the world.

2) American Sign Language has rules of grammar and usage as different from English as any foreign language.

3) 90% of Deaf children are born to Hearing parents.

4) The three bones in your middle ear are the smallest bones in your body, and all three could fit together on a penny.

5) The inner ear is called the cochlea. It is shaped like a snail shell and is about the size of a pencil eraser, but it contains more than 20,000 hairs or cilia. The cilia turn sound waves into electrical impulses that run along your auditory nerve to your brain.


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

9/28/16: Mandarin Orange Chicken w/ Brown Rice

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