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Weekly Announcements - January 7th

Upcoming Dates

1.8.19- WCMS Spelling Bee @ 6:30pm

1.10.19- PTO meeting @ 6:30pm

1.11.19- Winter Wonderland Dance: 7th grade 2:15 - 4pm; 8th grade 6-8pm


8th Grade DC Trip

Attention all 8th grade students going on the Washington DC trip, please visit the WCMS Schoology group page to find the link for the roommate form. This form is to be filled out once for the room, so select your room captain, who you think will be the most responsible and report to the chaperones during the trip, and up to 3 roommates for the trip. Mr. Bohannon has final say in the room assignments so you are not guaranteed to get the students who you signed up for. The roommate lists are due by the end of the day on Monday January 7th, if you fail to fill one out, then your roommates will be selected for you. The link is: https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSdeJZM_EjZwzVWiu7GAuy-Zn9ZrB5TgNkjCJeMo1IblVLWROA/viewform?usp=sf_link Pay close attention to the announcements as more information on the DC trip will be coming soon!


Dining Nights Out

Our first dining night out for the new year will be on Monday, January 7 at the Gold Star Chili by Pierce Point. Simply bring in the flyer and the WCMS PTSO will earn 25% of sales. https://drive.google.com/file/d/1TQd_nyXLwBbrxXkbIup7l9gKH-1bKITu/view?usp=sharing We have a dining night out coming up at Frisch's in Eastgate on Tuesday, January 15. Come out and support your school from 4 until 9. Simply bring in the printed flyer and WCMS will receive 20% of sales. https://drive.google.com/file/d/0B5vpjin9jgA6OW9QbDBLQm1oVEhLc3NkbTZMSDEtMnU1SlZj/view?usp=sharing


Student Names for Yearbook:

The Yearbook committee needs your help!  Please fill this form out ONLY if you would like your student's name to be different than what is listed in progress book before NEXT FRIDAY JANUARY 11TH.  This would be for those who have a preferred name or nickname that is different than their legal name that is listed in documents for the school.  An example would be - Legal Name of Madalyn, but preferred name is Maddie (and has only ever gone by Maddie at school) or Legal Name is Patrick James, but is only known as James.  We want to make sure that if you are buying the yearbook your child's name is exactly as you want it to be! Don't delay in ordering your yearbook, go to ybpay.lifetouch.com and use the school code of 13239719 to order.  


From WCHS:  8th to 9th Grade Transition Dates

Key Dates in the Scheduling Process for current 8th grade students attending WCHS in the Fall of 2019:

January 22-24:  8th grade visits to WCHS (2 teams each morning)

January 24:  Course Fair at WCHS on Main St for all students in grades 8-11, 6-7pm; 8th grade parent transition meeting at WCHS Auditorium, 7-8pm

February 6:  CCP Parent Information Meeting at WCHS Auditorium,7-8pm

February 11-14:  Current 8th grade class meetings with HS counselor, selector sheets given out (during the school day)

Feb 26-28:  Current 8th grade students enter course selections (during the school day)


Winter Wonderland Dance

The students voted and we will be holding the Winter Wonderland Reward Dance for our 7th and 8th grade students.  The 7th grade will dance from 2:15 - 4pm and the 8th graders will dance from 6-8pm. Students must be eligible to attend the dances.  Eligibility consists of: No more than 1 failed course in for each Quarter; Not habitually truant; No office referrals resulting in ISI or out of school suspension.  If you have questions about the list of students eligible to go, please see Mr. Kirk in his office or email kirk_m@my.westcler.org for 7th grade and Mr. Bohannon in his office or email bohannon_b@my.westcler.org for 8th grade. Here is the link to the sign-up genius to sign up to chaperone or sell tickets for the dance from 10:30am until 12 noon January 9-11! https://www.signupgenius.com/go/9040c45a5aa2ba75-winter

GEO Fair

8th grade GEOFAIR is January 17 from 6:30-7:30. Over 600 demonstrations, displays and a variety of interesting Earth Science projects by 8th grade students.  All parents and students are invited to WCMS Main Cafe and MPR to view the projects. Come see what makes WCMS Rock!

WCMS Spelling Bee

The 2nd Annual West Clermont Middle School School-wide Spelling Bee will take place on January 8th in the PAC at 6:30PM.  2 students from each team will be participating in the bee. Come out and support your classmates! Congratulations to all of our finalists!

WCHS Girls’ Soccer

8th Grade Girls Interested in Playing Soccer at WCHS in the Fall: There will weight lifting every Monday, Wednesday, and Friday at the WCHS weight room from 3-4:45 beginning January 23rd. Please see Coach Kemmer in room 328 if you have any questions.


WCMS Girls’ Softball

Any 7th or 8th Grade girl interested in playing softball this spring, you should make sure all forms are updated on final forms at westcler-oh.finalforms.com.   Our first conditioning will be on Thursday, February 14th from 2:30-4:30.  Tryouts will be held the week of February 19th. If you have any questions, please contact Mrs. Bass through Schoology.


WCMS Athletics

1/5 -    Gray Boys Basketball @ Turpin 2pm/3:15

          Swim @ Greenon

          Wrestling @ Franklin

1/7 -    Navy Boys Basketball VS Walnut @ Home

          Gray Girls Basketball @ Winton Woods

          Navy Girls VS Milford @ Home

1/8 -    Navy Girls @ Loveland

1/9-    Gray Boys Basketball @ Felicity Franklin

          Navy Boys @ Milford

          Gray Girls VS Felicity Franklin @ Home

          Wrestling @ Western Brown

1/11 -   Wrestling @ Harrison

1/12 - Gray boys bball home vs Sycamore 10:00/11:15

Wrestling at Harrison 8:00am w/ins

Swim at Country Side Y - Championships TBD


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