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Weekly Announcements - May 13 & 20

 

Upcoming Dates

Last day for Boys & Girls Club is on May 17

Last day of school for students is on May 21

 

8th Grade Chromebook, Case and Charger Turn In - May 17th!

The Technology Department has been pleased to support high quality instruction at West Clermont Middle School over the past two school years through the 1 To Wolf program. We appreciate the help of all involved as we strive to continue this work and transition equipment within the district as planned since the program's inception.  To that end, and as you may already know, 8th grade students must turn in their Chromebooks, hard-shell protective cases and chargers before the end of the year. They will receive new Chromebooks at the start of the 2019-2020 school year to use during their time at West Clermont High School. The devices they have been using for the past two years will be reallocated to our elementary schools to ensure our younger learners have current technology on which they can rely.  For these reasons, on May 17th, 2019, the Technology Department will be conducting the 8th Grade Chromebook Turn-In by collecting Chromebooks from8th grade student’s only, to include the hard-shell, always-on Gumdrop case and charger that were issued to the student at the start of the 1 To Wolf program or upon enrolling in the district. Staff will inspect each student's Chromebook, case, and charger to identify any damage. If repairs are needed:

1. The student will be notified before leaving the turn-in area

2. A work order will be created in our repair system

3. In the next few days, the device will be assessed, and an invoice will be mailed to the student's home address when repairs are complete.

NOTE: If Chromebook insurance was purchased during the 2018-2019 school year, and has not been consumed, damages will be covered by the insurance.

Repair costs are included below.

NOTE: Repair costs for a single incident involving a single Chromebook will not exceed the "Total Replacement Cost of the Chromebook Including case", if the case is also damaged or missing, or "Total Replacement Cost of Chromebook Only", if the case is turned in intact. Repair costs are included below.

Cost(s):

Total Replacement Cost of Chromebook including case - $255.00

Total Replacement Cost of Chromebook only - $220

Missing/broken Charger - $25.00

Missing/broken Case - $35.00

Damaged Top Cover - $43

Damaged Bottom Cover - $35

Damaged Keyboard - $28

Damaged Motherboard - $150

Damaged Palm Rest - $37

Damaged LCD Screen - $46

Damaged Webcam - $25

Damaged Bezel (plastic around screen) - $15



 

WCMS Yearbooks

Yearbooks will be passed out by the core team teachers on the morning of Tuesday, May 21 for those students who pre-purchased.  Any extra yearbooks will be for sale in the main 7th/8th grade office on a first come, first serve - basis for $30 exact cash. Students and/or parents/guardians who wish to purchase one of the extra yearbook may come to the main office beginning at 7:30am on the morning of May 21st.

 

8th Grade Recognition

All are welcome! All times will be held at West Clermont High School Auditorium

May 16th

6:30 Team 8-1

7:30 Teams 8-2 & 8-3

May 20th

6:30 Team 8-4

7:30 Teams 8-5 & 8-6

 

From the Library

Students, Your WCMS library books are due back to the library. If you have a book for a project, you should keep reading, but return the book as soon as the project is submitted. If you want to keep reading after that, message Ms. V. in Schoology, or stop by at a library open time, with your 3 for Me card info so we can help you request from the public library. We'll pick the books up for you if you don't have transport!

 

2019/2020 School Year

Infosnap registration for the next school has begun. Please be on the lookout in your email for your infosnap code to update your registration. It is the policy of the West Clermont School District that students will not be scheduled for classes until their infosnap is done every year. If you have not received the email, or have questions regarding infosnap for your Middle School student, please call Tina Mundy at (513) 947-7401 or email her at mundy_t@my.westcler.org For district wide questions, please call Lesa Loudin at (513) 943-5024.

 

As we wind down this school year, we are looking to the next. Included are some links for useful information regarding the 2019/2020 school year:

School Calendar for the 2019/2020 School Year

Supply list for the 2019/2020 School year

 

Current 6th grade Parents/Guardians - Required Immunizations

All students entering the 7th grade are required by Ohio law to provide proof of the following vaccinations BEFORE the start of the 2019/2020 school year.  TDap Meningococcal (MCV4) vaccination  If your student does not receive the TDap and Meningococcal (MCV4) vaccinations by the beginning of the 2019/2020 school year, he/she may be excluded from school beginning September 18th, 2019 in accordance with Ohio Revised Code 3313.671.  Here is a link to all of the immunizations required by the Ohio Department of Health for students to attend school: Immunization Summary.  We encourage you to contact your primary care physician to schedule an appointment for the vaccinations as soon as possible.  You can also contact the Wolves Wellness Center at West Clermont Middle School at 513-732-5082 to schedule an appointment.  You may use your current health insurance at the Wolves Wellness Center.  However, if you do not have health insurance the vaccinations will be provided by the Wolves Wellness Center at no cost to you.   In order to use the Wolves Wellness Center, go online to http://bit.ly/HSOWWC. Find “School Based Health Center Forms and Documents” to complete the consent form needed for an appointment. Vaccinations are also available at many local pharmacies.  Please return the following to the WCMS Health Clinic when completed.  http://bit.ly/7th_Immunization

 

From the Health Clinic

If your child will have any medication (prescription or over the counter) left the last day of school, an adult will need to come to the school health clinic to pick up and sign out the remaining doses. We are unable to store medication at the school over the summer. The medication has to be picked up by the end of the school day May 21, 2019. Any unclaimed medication will be properly destroyed.

 

West Clermont High School Golf Outing

Calling all golfers!  Join us for the 2019 West Clermont High School Golf Outing on June 17th at Legendary Run.  The event begins at 12:00pm. All proceeds will benefit student scholarship and recognition programs at the high school.  To get more information or to register your team visit http://www.wchs-ptso.com/.

 

2019-2020 West Clermont Parent Education Series

The West Clermont School District plans to continue the Parent Education Series established during the 2018/2019 school year.  In order to best meet the needs of parents, please complete the short survey by clicking the link: Parent Education Survey

 

2019 Summer Camp Information

Looking for a great way to keep your kids involved over the summer or a chance to have them experience something new? Check out the Summer Camps being offered by our various partners across Greater Cincinnati.

 

Visit http://www.westcler.k12.oh.us/Content/19summercamps to find camp information from organizations such as: Cincinnati Children's Theater, Cincinnati Museum Center, Cincinnati Nature Center, Cincinnati Zoo, Clermont County Library, Great Oaks Career Center, MercyHelath West Clermont HealthPlex, Tata Consultancy Services, and West Clermont High School Athletics. More information will be added throughout the Summer so please make sure you keep checking back. If you have any questions, please contact the camp organizer.

 

Say Thank You to a West Clermont Teacher or Staff Member

Are you looking for a great way to say “Thank you” to your student’s favorite teacher or support staff member? Make a donation in their name to the West Clermont Education Foundation and have them recognized on the WCEF and West Clermont School District's Facebook page. Your teacher or staff member will also receive your personalized “Thank you” message and acknowledgment of your recognition. Visit https://www.smore.com/app/attachments/download/5cbe0e0b53bfad1c3bc96f46 to submit a "thank you" message and submit your donation today.  

 

Monday, May 13th - Mismatch Day

“Don’t forget this Monday is mismatch day to celebrate the end of testing. Wear school appropriate clothes of as many colors and patterns as you can!”





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