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Weekly Announcements

 

Student Pick-Up/Drop-Off

Please remember that no parent may use the Clough Pike entrance to WCMS for pick-up or drop-off!  Also when dropping off in the morning please use both drop-off lanes and pull all the way up – everyone will thank you for helping us make the process quick and easy! /userfiles/922/my files/wcms detailed pick up drop off view.png?id=10768

7th Grade Immunizations

7th Grade Immunizations - All students entering the 7th grade are required by Ohio law to provide proof of the following vaccinations BY SEPTEMBER 4, 2018!. TDap and Meningicoccal (MCV4) vaccination. If your student does not receive the TDap and Meningicoccal (MCV4) vaccinations by September 3, he/she will be excluded from school beginning September 4th, 2018 in accordance with Ohio Revised Code 3313.671.  If you have already turned in an updated vaccination form there is no further action required on your end.  If your child's immunization records are not up to date, we encourage you to contact your primary care physician to schedule an appointment for the vaccinations as soon as possible. You may also contact the Wolves Wellness Center at West Clermont Middle School at 513-732-5082 to schedule an appointment.   However, if you do not have health insurance the vaccinations will be provided by the Wolves Wellness Center at no cost to you. Vaccinations are also available at many local pharmacies.  Once a student has received the vaccination please fax their updated vaccination records to the attention of the Health Clerk Assistant to West Clermont Middle School (513-753-1070) or you can also have your child turn in their updated vaccination form to the school health clinic.

8th Grade DC Trip Informational Meeting

DUE TO AN AWAY FOOTBALL GAME AT KINGS, THE WASHINGTON DC PARENT/GUARDIAN INFORMATION MEETING WILL NOW BE HELD ON TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 4TH AT 7PM & 7:45PM IN THE WCMS PAC!  We hope to see you there if your child(ren) are interested in attending the Washington DC trip.  Due to space, Parents/students on teams 8-1, 8-2 and 8-3 will have their meeting at 7:00pm and Parents/students on teams 8-4, 8-5, and 8-6 will meet at 7:45pm.  Here is a link for more information: /userfiles/922/my files/washington dc trip.pdf?id=11609  The first deposit for students going on the trip is $100 by September 19th.  Everyone who books the night of the parent meeting is guaranteed a spot on the tour (you will need to pay a $100.00 deposit per child to book on the trip).  After that, reservations will be taken based on availability. Students will NOT be eligible to attend the 8th grade Washington DC trip if they:

•         Received OSS (Out of school suspension) as a consequence beginning Jan 3

•         Are failing 2 or more classes (includes core & encore) for 2nd quarter (December 21 is the last day of 2nd quarter)

•         Are habitually truant (unexcused absences of 30 consecutive hours or 42 hours in one month or 72 hours for the school year)

Insurance is built into the trip so if a student cannot attend for any reason after paying they will receive their money back however All cancellations will result in a $55.00 penalty.

Party in the Parking Lot

Ohio Health Source is hosting a party in the parking lot before our first WCMS home football game on Wednesday, August 29 from 4-7pm.  They will have free food, face painting and more on the lower soccer fields across from the football stadium! Attached is a flyer for the event. /userfiles/922/my files/party in the parking lot.jpg?id=11588

West Clermont Middle School Open House - Please mark your calendars for the correct time to attend on Thursday, August 30, 2018:                                                                                                         

Thursday, August 30th

5PM-6:30PM

5:45-7:15PM

6:30PM-8PM

Team 6-3 Kavik

Team 6-2 Kazan

Team 6-1 Rama

Team 6-5 Fenrir

Team 6-4 Balto

Team 6-6 Aleu

Team 7-3 Ghost

Team 7-2 White Fang

Team 7-1 Hopper

Team 7-5 Night Eyes

Team 7-4 Angua              

Team 7-6 Lupin

Team 8-3 Frostfur

Team 8-2 Luna Edge

Team 8-1 Nymeria

Team 8-5 Zylo

Team 8-4 Akela

Team 8-6 Thane

 

Schoology Help

Josh Young, our 6th grade assistant principal will be hosting Schoology introduction sessions for parents on “Meet the Pack” Night August 30th at 5:15pm; 6:00pm and 7:15pm in the learning lab 163.  

Boys & Girls Club

Boys & Girls Club will once again be at WCMS this year from after school until 6pm.  Attached is the application which can be completed and emailed to horine_h@westcler.org or brought in to one of the main offices at WCMS.  This is a club and students MUST participate in all club activities to be a part of the club. Students must report to room 163 and check in with the club sponsors by 2:20pm each day that they stay for the club.  Students do not have to stay until 6pm but can be picked up at any time in front of the 6th grade entrance. /userfiles/922/my files/bgcgc membership application 2015.pub?id=5756

School Clubs

After school clubs will be starting soon! Our student club fair will be on August 28th, 29th and 30th.  Students will have an opportunity to learn more about the various clubs offered at WCMS. they will be able to also get flyers and any applicable permission forms or applications to bring home as well. We encourage you to talk your students about the great opportunities to get involved at WCMS!

Robotics Team

Students of West Clermont Middle School, do you like to tinker? Do you like to program? Maybe you have never had the opportunity to try. Well if tinkering or programming seems like something you would like to try then come down to room 143 2:15-3:00 on August 27 and August 28 for OPEN BUILD time. Those that like it can pick up an application for the 2018-2019 VEX Robotics Team.  

Homework Help

Homework help sessions will be starting this Monday August 27th. Sessions will be as follows:

Monday: Room 112 with Jennifer Lyons

Tuesday: Room 305 with Kaylin Henninger

Wednesday: Room 324 with Faith Manker

Thursday: Room 302 with Kimberly Perry

Advisory TLC (Thriving Learning Communities)

West Clermont Middle School is Building Strong Character to Build Strong Learners!  Each Tuesday & Wednesday during advisory, 6th , 7th and 8th graders take part in a character building lesson taught by their teacher. The lesson is part of a program called Thriving Learning Communities. This character education program is designed to improve students’ social and emotional well-being by focusing on 24 character strengths. Students will soon be taking an individual online assessment to determine their top 5 strengths.  Many parent have enjoyed talking this assessment as well and comparing strengths with their child (ren). Here is the link:  https://www.viacharacter.org/survey/account/register  You could discuss with them how they think their own strengths help them at home and at school.  We are excited about taking a strengths-based approach with your child this school year. If you have any questions, please don’t hesitate to get in touch.

West Clermont Connects Parent Education Series

In partnership with local community partners, the West Clermont School District is launching the West Clermont Connects Parent Education Series. These monthly sessions will focus on different topics ranging from: Mental Health, Teen Substance Abuse, Physical Wellness/Nutrition, Technology Safety, and Teen Driving. All sessions will be held in Community Room A at West Clermont High School. The sessions are free and the entire community is welcome to attend. /userfiles/922/my files/speaker series 2018.pdf?id=11599

WCMS Show Choir

Show choir auditions will take place after school on September 19th and 20th until 4:00pm. Students must attend both days of the audition in order to be considered for the group. Students can pick up an audition permission slip outside of room 133. The slip must be signed by a parent and returned to Mrs. Steuver no later than September 19th. There is no preparation necessary for auditions - students will learn a song and dance combo on the 19th and demonstrate it on the 20th. Showchoir is a year-long commitment and will meet every Tuesday and Thursday after school until 4pm; students must have reliable transportation home after every rehearsal. ? Email Mrs. Steuver with questions at steuver_j@westcler.org

WCMS Athletics

Monday 8.27.18

Volleyball (Gray) @ Kings – 4:30/5:30

Tuesday 8.28.18

Golf vs CNE @ Eagle’s Nest 4:00

Volleyball (Navy) home vs Nagel – 4:30/5:30 – Main Gym

Wednesday 8.29.18

Football home vs Milford – 6:00/7:00

Friday 8.31.18

Golf vs St. Veronica @ Little Miami par 3 – 3:50





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