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weekly announcements - Oct. 29th


Upcoming Dates:

November 1st 6:30pm PTO Meeting WCMS Media Center

November 6th Professional Development Day No School for Students

November 8th 4:00pm to 7:30pm Parent Teacher Conferences



Want to see exciting pictures and videos of the awesome activities going on at West Clermont Middle School before, during & after school by following us on Twitter at @WCMS_Wolves or following our hashtag #WCMiddle.  Here are our latest tweets: http://wke.lt/w/s/ppGPs    


PTO Evening Out

Don't feel like cooking? Planning to eat out, but unsure of where to go? Simply looking for another way that you can support our school?  Please join us on Monday, November 5 at Gold Star Chili near Pierce Point. Simply stop in from 5 pm until 9 pm with the flyer that can be located on our Facebook page or Schoology.  The WCMS PTSO will receive 20% of sales brought in! Please don't forget to share with friends and family.


Support the Troops Candy Drive

Team 8-1 Nymeria is collecting leftover Halloween candy to send to the troops Nov 1- 9.  Please send in any candy to one of our front offices! https://docs.google.com/document/d/19D0DYvfppz1vpKaged7TgsNjGu6LEZrNGtC5cSQc0X8/edit?usp=sharing


Book Fair

Two weeks to WCMS Fall Book Fair!!  Book Fair will run from Wednesday, Nov 7 - Tuesday, Nov 13 during school hours and during conferences on Thursday, November 8th.  Lots of great titles! Shop online Nov 2 - 15. 50% of every purchase benefits our students! More info, promo, and prize winners daily @wcwolfpackreads.?  Here is a video with book previews: http://www.scholastic.com/bookfairs/2018-fall-ms-video?



Wrestling open mats begin next week on Mondays and Wednesdays from 2:30-3:30 in the wrestling room.  Be sure to register on Final Forms and have a valid physical handed in to the athletic director or coach.  Please bring both running shoes and wrestling shoes if you have them. See coach Sadam with any questions or email him at sedam_c@westcler.org


7th & 8th Grade Boys Basketball

**CORRECTION** Boys basketball tryouts will be Friday November 2nd  from 6:30-8:00. 8th grade boys will be making final cuts on Monday November 5th. 7th Grade boys will make cuts down to 40 on Friday night and Final cuts on Monday. All athletes must be registered on Final Forms and physicals have to be completed before tryouts.


7th grade Girls Basketball

7th grade will have open gym on 10/22 and 10/24 from 2:30 until 4:00 in the north gym. It has been canceled on the 26th due to the 8th grade tryouts. 7th  grade tryouts are on October 29th from 2:30 until 4:30 in the main gym


8th grade Girls Basketball

8th grade girls basketball open gyms:

Any 8th grade girl interested in trying out for basketball, there will be open gyms on Monday the 22nd, Wednesday the 24th and tryouts on Friday, October 26th in the main gym from 2:30-4:30.


Basketball Meet the Team Night

On Wednesday November 7th @ 5pm in the PAC we will have meet the team night for ALL Basketball players. Questions? Contact your respective coach.


West Clermont Middle School Swim Team

There will be a swim clinic on October 29th from 5:30-7:00 that is strongly encouraged for each swimmer interested in joining swim team this season. As a reminder a current physical MUST be on file for swimmers to attend the swim clinic and swim practices and you must sign up on final forms prior to October 29th. This will be for 7th and 8th grade students at the West Clermont Healthplex at WCHS. Monday Oct. 29th, Tuesday Oct. 30th & Wednesday Oct. 31st from 5:30 - 7:00. Pay to play fee is $250, this does not include the cost of suits/jammers/speedos and caps as swimmers keep these after the season.


Winter Cheerleading

On Thursday, November 1st there will be tryouts for the open positions on basketball cheer. Tryouts are open to any current WCMS student in 7th or 8th grade. Mandatory tryout clinic will begin after school at 2:30 to learn material, with tryouts beginning at 5. Tryout groups and tryout order will be determined the day of. Tryouts will take place in the main gym. Candidates should wear dark athletic shorts and a plain white t-shirt. Hair needs to be pulled back in a ponytail, bow optional. Prior to tryouts there is information that needs completed on Final Forms at https://westcler-oh.finalforms.com/ All forms (parent AND student) must be signed online and physical turned in by Tuesday, Oct 30th. Without this completed your student will be ineligible to participate in the clinic and tryouts. NO EXCEPTIONS! Parents are not permitted to be inside the building during tryouts. Your student may text or call when they have finished so that you can pick them up. Candidates must leave immediately when finished, no lingering. Results (by tryout number) will be posted on school doors after 6pm on Friday, Nov. 2nd Students must be academically eligible per the criteria outlined by the West Clermont Athletic Department and the OHSAA bylaws. This must be maintained throughout the conclusion of the cheer season. Grades will be checked. Any questions? Please email cheerwcms@gmail.com


WC 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. Our next session called, “Physical Wellness & Nutrition” will be held on Thursday November 15th at West Clermont High School from 6:00 -  7:00 pm. All sessions will be held in Community Room A. The sessions are free and the entire community is welcome to attend.  Click here to get a full schedule of sessions being offered.


Parent Teacher Conferences

West Clermont Middle School will be hosting an additional evening of parent teacher conferences on Thursday November 8th. Please select ONE team of teachers from your student’s team to meet with. This will allow for more parents to have appointment options. Please visit http://bit.ly/WCPTConferences to sign up today. If you have questions, please call Mrs. Mundy at (513)947-7401.


Spirit Week @ WCMS

The votes are in and the spirit days are listed below!

Monday, October 29 - Wear Pink!

Tuesday, October 30 - Favorite Sports Team Day

Wednesday, October 31 - Disney/Star Wars Day

Thursday, November 1 - Decades Day

Friday, November 2 - Superhero Day


Veteran’s Day Breakfast

Our annual Veteran's Day breakfast will be on Monday, November 12th from 7:30am - 8:30am in the Main cafe at WCMS.  Students - If you would like to invite a close friend or family member that has served in the US military, please bring in the signed permission slip by November 2nd. It is here:  https://docs.google.com/document/d/1VhMOHSCRicWwZBWnqrwKndqrDZybONiXukZfTMYBb1A/edit?usp=sharing There will be extra copies of the permission slip in both offices by the end of the day Monday.


WCMS PTO Alternative Fundraiser
The PTO is running it’s fall alternative fundraiser. Simply send in your donation - that is all there is to it. Every dollar received from this fundraiser will be used to benefit the WCMS students and faculty. To meet our goal, we are asking that every family give at one of the levels listed below. Turn in this form and donation to the front offices: http://bit.ly/PTO_fundraiser


Yearbook News!

The 2018-2019 yearbook is now on sale!  It is hardcover and has all color pages!  It is only $27.00. You can have your name in foil added to the front for $4.00 more.  Save your memories from this year!
Go to https://ybpay.lifetouch.com/Order/SelectJob  Use our school code of 13239719 to order now!

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