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Weekly Announcements- Week of October 23rd

Here are the announcements for the week of October 23rd :

WC Stuff the Bus!

Thanks to everyone who sent in items for the Stuff the Bus!  Together we donated over 4,100 items

WCMS Winter Cheerleading Tryouts

On Wednesday, November 1st we will hold cheerleading tryouts for basketball.  Tryouts will be from 6-8pm in the MPR in the South building. Students who were cheerleaders during football season do not have to re-audition.  Interested students should be prepared to learn and perform a short routine.

WCMS Yearbook

Anyone can upload photos for the YEARBOOK!
Please go to https://community.lifetouch.com/
Enter School Code: VRJVPJ

WCMS Spirit Week – October 30 through November 3

The votes are in and the following are the theme days for spirit week:

Monday, October 30 – wear pink for breast cancer support

Tuesday, October 31 – Disney Day (includes Star Wars but leave your light sabers at home!)

Wednesday, November 1 – decades day (dress in your favorites time period – 50s poodle skirt or greaser to 70s hippie to 80s fashion!)

Thursday, November 2 – WCMS spirit day – wear Navy and Gray!

Friday, November 3 – “Glow-in-the-dark” Day – wear neon colors and be ready for the dance!

Glow Dance! November 3

The PTSO will be hosting the WCMS Glow Dance on Friday, Nov. 3, 6th grade dance will be 2:15-4:15 and then the 7th/8th grade dance will be 6:00-8:00.  Dance tickets will be on sale for $5 during all lunches on 10/31-11/3. NO TICKETS WILL BE SOLD AT THE DOOR! Ticket price includes the student to visit the snack table twice during the dance. There will also be a photo booth set up for students to take their own pictures. Parents/guardians will pick students up from the dance by entering off of Clough Pike and parking 2 by 2 in the circle.  Volunteers will come to the vehicles and call out to get students to the correct vehicle.  All parents/guardians will exit using the Amelia Olive Branch exit.

Box Tops for Education

Next week is the Box Tops Fundraiser. All proceeds go to positive behavior supports and the school store. Box Tops should be brought in and submitted to advisory.

Rewards:

Top Advisory for Each Grade Level – Everything Bagel Breakfast

Top 3 Teams at WCMS

  1. Movie at the PAC
  2. 1 Hour Outside
  3. Hat Day

PAWS Points School Store

The PAWS Points school store is now open!  We are always looking for donations if you have things that you think the students would be interested in purchasing. Please send items in to the front office.  We also need parent volunteers to run the PAWS Points Store between 10:15am and 12:15pm.  Please email brock_h@westcler.org if you are able to help!  Thank you for your support! The P.A.W.S store is open during school lunch times for students to buy items with the PAW points they earned for positive behavior.  We are looking for NEW donations to stock our store. Here are examples of items that can be donated:

  • Assorted candy, including jolly ranchers, small tootsies rolls and mints
  • Individually packaged chips or snacks
  • School supplies, including mechanical pencils and colored pens
  • Items from Five Below, including locker magnets, posters, small footballs and headphones.

Thank you in advance for supporting our P.A.W.S store.

WCMS Technology Use Policy

Please talk with your child(ren) and remind them of the technology use policy of the One to Wolf program.  The chrome books have been provided to the students for educational use only.  They should be using the chrome books both at school and at home for school work, research projects, assignments and/or to practice educational skills such as mathematics, informational text reading, vocabulary, etc.  They should not be using the chrome books for entertainment purposes such as listening to music on Spotify, watching videos on Youtube, communicating in online chat rooms, etc. The UA (User Agreement) of the WCLSD states “Use of the Internet is to be related to one or more courses of study and is not to be used by staff or students for discriminatory or unlawful purposes. Because of the vast amount of information that can be retrieved from the Internet teachers are responsible for training students to use proper research skills when retrieving information.” Please consider having your child charge and use their chrome book in a common area such as the kitchen or dining room (not in their room).

Veteran’s Day Breakfast – November 10

West Clermont Middle School would like to recognize our family veterans.  If your child would like to invite a family member or close friend that has served in the US military to be their guest at breakfast in honor of Veterans Day, please return the attached form to their advisory teacher. The breakfast would take place Friday, November 10th, 2017 in the Main Cafeteria.  Your child will meet their guest in the front lobby beginning at 7:15. The breakfast will begin at 7:30 and end by 8:15. Your child will be excused from classes but will still be responsible for making up any work that is missed.  Please complete the attached  form and have your child return this form to their Advisory teacher no later than Friday, October 27, 2017. We need to know the total number of who will be attending so that we can plan for space and food. /userfiles/922/my files/veteran's day breakfast letter.pdf?id=10801

2017-2018 7th and 8th

Boys Basketball Information:

Open Gym Dates: (6)

October 17th,19th,24th,26th will be after school. 8th Grade in the main gym and 7th Grade lower gym. 2:30-4:00pm November 1st and 2nd  6:00-7:30pm. Tryouts will start on November 6th   Time will be TBA.  All players will need to have information complete in Final Forms. More information: 513-947-7410 or kirk_m@westcler.org

2017-2018 7th and 8th

Girls Basketball Information:

Open Gym Dates: (4)

October 9th,16th,23rd 26th  8th Grade 2:30-4:00 and 7th 4:30-6:00 pm both in Main Gym; October 11th , 12th , 18th , 19th ,- Conditioning on the track from 2:30-4:00pm. Tryouts will start on October 27th  - 8th 2:30-4:30 pm and 7th 4:30-6:30pm in the main gym. All players will need to have information complete in Final Forms.  More information: Jason Jacobs Jacobs_j2@westcler.org

7th/8th Grade Wrestling

Pre-Season Conditioning: Starts 1 week after the conclusion of football season and is every Tuesday and Thursday until the season starts from 2:30-3:30 after school.  Listen to announcements to get an exact start date. First Day of Practice: November 13, 2017.  Practice Times: Monday-Friday 2:30- 4:30.  Please see the attached information about how to sign up.  If you have questions about wrestling, please contact: sedam_c@westcler.org





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