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Weekly Announcements

Announcements for the week of January  15th:

No School – Monday, January 15 In Observance of Martin Luther King, Jr. Day, there will be no school on Monday, January 15th.  Enjoy your day off!

6th grade Band Concert The 6th grade band concert is taking place on Thursday January 18th. The 6th grade band is very large and we are proud of that.  It breaks the night into 3 concerts – 1 per class.   Please see the attached flyer on information and logistics for attire, logistics, and additional information needed for new band students during a concert.  The first band concert is always a very exciting night for our students and we are really looking forward to seeing their hard work and progress. /userfiles/922/my files/6th grade concert logistics jan 2018.pdf?id=11177

January 18th – CCP Information Night, 7-8pm, WCHS Auditorium Current 7th - 12th grade students are invited to attend the College Credit Plus informational meeting scheduled at WCHS on January 18, 2018.  The meeting  will take place from 7:00-8:00 p.m. in WCHS auditorium. Students interested in earning college credit during high school should attend this meeting. Please contact Linda Mehas in the counseling office with any questions. email: Mehas_l@westcler.org  Also, there is a flyer attached for parents who are curious about the CCP program. /userfiles/922/my files/wc guideline ccpword final 2018-19.pdf?id=11175 

Congratulations to all of our Honor Roll students at WCMS!  We have posted the Honor Roll recipients on our WCMS website for your review! http://www.westcler.k12.oh.us/WCMS/home

Congratulations to the following West Clermont Middle School students who were selected to participate in the OMEA District 14 Junior High Honor Bands this weekend: Madison Bailey, Madison Birr, Noah Carmack, Cayla Estep, Mat Grant, Mason Hignite, Adan Mendoza-Rivas, Kayden Nutter, Hayden Payer, Bryson Phillips, Bryson Robinette, Nate Sankey

Congratulations to our WCMS Spelling Bee winners:  Spencer Bove was our champion and Ravi Dissanayake was our runner-up – congrats!

January 25th – 8th grade Transition meeting for students and parents, 6-7:15pm, WCHS Auditorium: Current 8th grade families are invited to a Transition meeting at WCHS.  There will be a presentation from 6-6:45pm in WCHS Auditorium to share information regarding graduation requirements and curriculum pathways.  After, stop by to see some of our programs on Main Street to hear more about the wide variety of elective offerings we have for students.  We have attached the 2017-18 WCHS Course of Study for your review.  We will send out the 2018-19 WCHS Course of Study when it is published. /userfiles/922/my files/wchs 1718programofstudies.pdf?id=8667 

January 26, 2018 is “Summerside Elementary” Night at the Cincinnati Cyclones game.  See the attached flyers for details! /userfiles/922/my files/cyclones - summerside.jpg?id=11176

Volunteers Needed – PAWS Store We are in need of volunteers to help with the PAWS Store!  Help is needed on Tuesdays, Wednesdays, and/or Thursdays from 10:20 – 12:15 to log student purchases in the store.  Email Holly Brock at brock_h@westcler.org if you are interested in helping.  Please make sure you are fingerprinted with the district’s main office.

9th grade Band Placements High school band placement videos will be recorded in class beginning on 1/16. Students in 8th grade and entering high school next year were giving their placement music before break and will be requested to play 2 etudes, a major scale, and a short sight reading excerpt. If students want to audition for symphonic band, there is an additional etude to play (was also handed out before break).

Dental Visits at WCMS Great News! The dentist is coming to our school on Monday, January 29th.  Our school has partnered with Smile Programs to offer in-school dental care. Best of all, in most cases there is no cost to you if your child is insured with Medicaid or CHIP! Private insurance and affordable self-pay options are also available.  Having your child seen by the in-school dentist saves you valuable time. Dental care includes a complete exam, x-rays, cleaning, fluoride and sealants when needed. Restorative care, such as fillings, may also be provided.  Permission slips were sent home with students this week, and need to be returned to school by Tuesday, January 16th in order for your child to participate.  If you have any questions, please contact our school nurse, Ms. Amann at 947-7403.

6th Grade Chorus Concert Due to the snow day we had to cancel our 6th grade New Year concert.  Here is a link to a nice video from the concert in December https://youtu.be/OAsSw-1MC6Q.  Our next performance for 6th grade will be on February 27, 2018.  Only 6th grade will be performing on this date! 

Washington DC Trip For students who are going on the trip, please note that the 2nd payment of $200.00 is due to Croswell by January 16th.

Talent Show Auditions were announced this week for the WCMS Talent show which will be held mid-march.  Auditions will happen on February 6th and 7th. Students are able to sign up for auditions on schoology. If you have any questions, please email basler_a@westcler.org

Last day of Quarter 2 Friday, January 12 will be the end of the 2nd quarter. Report cards will be posted to Progress book by Friday, January 19th at 2:00 PM.  Daily grades and progress are always available on schoology.com

Winter Bowling Club Now taking applications for the Winter Bowling Club. Students will be taken to Cherry Grove Bowling Lanes each Thursday after school via school buys. They must be picked up by a parent by 5PM.  More information is available on the attached flyer.  Please email Bultman_j@westcler.org if you have any questions about this great program for students. /userfiles/922/my files/winterbowling.pdf?id=11178

Athletic Events

Tuesday, January 16

4:00 PM Coed Middle School Swimming New Richmond Middle School Swimming Only Away

6:30 PM Girls 7G Basketball Little Miami Junior High School Away

Wednesday, January 17

4:30 PM Boys 7N Basketball Walnut Hills High School Home

4:30 PM Girls 7N Basketball Walnut Hills High School Away

5:30 PM Boys 8N Basketball Walnut Hills High School Home

5:30 PM Girls 8N Basketball Walnut Hills High School Away

7:00 PM Girls 8G Basketball Nagel Middle School Hawks Away

Thursday, January 18

4:30 PM Girls 7N Basketball Little Miami Junior High School (B) Home

5:30 PM Girls 7G Basketball Kings JH (B) Home

7:00 PM Boys 7G Basketball Nagel Middle School Hawks Away

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