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Weekly Announcements- Week of November 6th

Glow Dance! Tonight!

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.  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. Please see the attached map for pick up details!  You may park 2 by 2 in the circle or park in the lot by Clough. Please call or text your child when you are here and tell them your approximate location. /userfiles/922/my files/dance pickup map.jpg?id=10910

Professional Day – Tuesday November 7th No School for Students!

Students enjoy your day off!

Conferences – November 16, 2017

Parent-Teacher conferences are scheduled for Thursday, November 16th at WCMS.  If you would like to schedule a conference, please contact your student’s ‘Team Facilitator’ to schedule.  Conferences are done with teams, so that you can get as much information and perspective as possible to support your child’s academic needs. Please see the organization charts on the email and website per grade to find your child’s team facilitator email. If you would like to schedule a conference with an encore teacher please email the individual teachers!  /userfiles/922/my files/6th grade communication.pdf?id=10911

/userfiles/922/my files/7th grade communication.pdf?id=10912

Board Game Club

Who: Any current WCMS student who wants to play board games When: Mondays that we have school, from 2:15p to 3:30p. Where: Room 323, Mr. Sedam’s room There is no cost for the club and students are encouraged to bring in the board games that they would want to play. Advisor Curtis Sedam sedam_c@westcler.org 513-947-7523

Chess Club

Chess Club meets on Mondays in room 406 starting November 6th with Mr. Kilbarger Kilbarger_b@westcler.org

Sportstastic Club

Here is the club that you all have been waiting for, Sportstastic! Sportstastic is a sports club that will be playing team sports. The focus of this club will be establishing leadership, teamwork, and helping to build friendships through team sports. The sports will include basketball, kickball, soccer, and many more! Sportastic will meet every Monday from 2:20- 3:20 in Miss. Franklin’s room (230). If you are interested in joining the club, fill out the form attached and write at least a one paragraph essay responding to the prompt on the following page. Club members will be selected based on their understanding of the role team sports play in building teamwork, leadership, and friendships. Please complete this application and turn it into the office, or Miss. Franklin (room 230) no later than Monday, 11/6/2017 Selected students will be notified by 11/8/17. The first club meeting will be Monday, 11/13/2017. /userfiles/922/my files/sportstastic students form.pdf?id=10916

Boys’ Basketball Tryouts

Boys’ basketball tryouts are Nov. 8th and 9th *** This time has changed 

7th Grade 4-6pm;  8th Grade 6-8pm

All Players must have a Current OHSAA Physical and be registered in Final Forms

2017-2018 Middle School Swimming

Practice Dates: November 9, 14, 16, 21, 28, 30 December 5, 7, 12, 14, 19, 21. All practices start at 5:00p and end at 6:00p at the West Clermont HealthPlex.  Participants should enter/exit through the main entrance of the HealthPlex. All swimmers must have a Current OHSAA Physical and be registered in Final Forms. Contact Coach: Anne Erhman - ehrman_a@westcler.org (513) 947-7448

Clermont Co. Library 3 for Me Program

3 for Me program with Clermont Co. Library is beginning!  Applications for kids (ages up to 11) and teens (ages 12 and up). They differ in what they can borrow: kids can borrow 3 print items from the children's and juvenile fiction/nonfiction areas; teens can borrow 3 print items up to and including young adult fiction and all nonfiction items.  This is a free program for students in Clermont County!  /userfiles/922/my files/3forme_application_child_9-17.pdf?id=10914

Book Fair

Did you know that children who grow up with as few as 20 books in their home reach a higher level of education than those who don’t?  The Scholastic Book Fair will be taking place from November 13-17.  Students are encouraged to visit the book fair and find books they will enjoy from a wide array of genres available to them.  The book fair will also be open on the conference night: November 16th for families to visit with their students.

Candy Drive for Active Military

Starting next week, Team Nymeria will begin collecting candy for the Yellow Ribbon Support Center.   The candy is used in care packages sent to our military men and women stationed overseas.  Students should turn in candy to their advisory teacher.  Thank you for supporting us in our efforts to help our community.

Veteran’s Day Breakfast – November 10

Thank you for all who have RSVP’d for the Veterans Day Breakfast.  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.

2017-2018 7th and 8th

Boys Basketball Information:

Try out Dates:

Boys Basketball Try outs will be on Nov. 6th and 8th  The times are - 7th Grade 4-6pm and 8th Grade 6-8pm  All players will need to have information complete in Final Forms and their OHSAA physical completed.  Have questions?  Call 513-947-7410 or email Mike Kirk, AD at kirk_m@westcler.org

7th/8th Grade Wrestling

Pre-Season Conditioning is happening now on Tuesdays and Thursdays until the season starts from 2:30-3:30 after school.  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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