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Weekly Announcements - January 21


Upcoming Dates

1.21.19 No School - Martin Luther King Jr. Day

1.24.19 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



6th grade TV news! https://drive.google.com/open?id=1DMdOsHAH3txG1_yqPt2l8OqSj_7VScoA


Tech Camp

The goIT program at TCS Seven Hills Park in Milford, OH is an experiential, immersive technology program where middle and high school students receive hands-on technology education and IT career awareness. This year’s camp will allow students to work with innovative technologies to create applications and build programmable robots. Using these tools, students will gain exposure to the global IT environment, learn security best practices, and collaborate in teams to solve critical thinking challenges in a fast-paced and informative setting.  Participation is free to all students, with materials and food provided by TCS at no cost to the student. Parents must provide transportation. More information is Here!

Questions? Program Coordinator: Steven Baron  steve.baron@tcs.com or 513-677-7321


Cheerleading Tryouts 2019

Become a WCMS Cheerleader for the 2019 fall season! Tryout information meeting Thursday February 21st  6-7pm WCMS South MPR Information about our Football sideline and Competition programs will be available at the meeting. Meet the Coaches and learn more about the tryout process. Tryout Dates Clinics: Monday 3/11 5:30-7:30pm; Tuesday 3/12 5:30-7:30pm; Thursday 3/13 5:30-7:30pm. Final Tryouts: Thursday 3/14 beginning at 3pm  Clinics and Final Tryout will take place in the WCMS North Gym; All candidates must have a current sports physical on file to participate in clinics and final tryouts. Questions? Email cheerwcms@gmail.com  


DC Trip Information

If you missed the DC informational meeting that was held on January 16th, we are providing the forms that were handed out in the event that you need them. Please make sure that the permission form has been completed and turned in. If your student requires medication (even over the counter), we must have a medication authorization form from your physician for each medication, as well as enough of the medication for the four days by March 4th. You can also find the powerpoint presentation that has information regarding itinerary, and much more here.


Career Cafe

We are excited to have  Mr. Delbusso, for Career Cafe this month!  Mr. Delbusso, is a Field Engineer for a Defense Company. He will present on Thursday, January the 24th during each grade level lunch block in room 149. Go to the WCMS Counseling Group page on Schoology to sign up! It is first come first serve. Those attending will receive a "Front of the Line" lunch pass from their advisory teacher to get their lunch early that day and quickly get down to room 149.  Hope to see you, Thursday, January 24th for Career Cafe!  



Yearbook sales have less than a month left!  If you haven't ordered yours yet don't delay!  Go to ybpay.lifetouch.com and use our school code of 13239719.    If you place your order in January for your yearbook, you will be placed in a drawing for a giftcard to starbucks!


Girls on the Run

Attention all 6th, 7th & 8th grade girls! Our Girls on the Run spring season will meet every Tuesday & Thursday beginning February 18th after school until 3:30 p.m. Girls on the Run is a program that focuses on empowerment and team building. If you are interested in joining, please pick up your application in any of the two main offices or Student Services. All completed applications are due on February 1st by 2:30 p.m. Please contact Mrs. Stricker with any questions.


Harlem Wizards

The world-famous Harlem Wizards will visit West Clermont High School on Thursday, March 7th at 7:00pm (doors open at 6:00) for an evening of great fun and fundraising. Get ready for a high-flying, slam-dunking, rim-rattling basketball show!  The Wizards will play a game against a team of West Clermont administrators and teachers. All Proceeds will benefit our students and after prom. To get more information and ticket prices visit: http://bit.ly/2DhykBD


Dance Club

Are you interested in learning new styles of dance? Join Ms. Ellis on Thursday after school for dances like bollywood, salsa, hip hop, tap, jazz and ballet. You'll need to fill out an information sheet. She is accepting 20 new dancers. First 20 dancers to fill out their information sheet and turn it into Ms. Ellis in room 103 get to join! You can find the information sheets in her room or in either office.


West Clermont Has Talent

West Clermont Has Talent will showcase the amazing emerging talent at West Clermont Middle School. the show will be held March 14th at West Clermont High School at 6:30pm. Tickets will be $5. Audition signs up MUST be completed by January 25th to audition. No exceptions. Auditions will be held on February 4th, 5th and 6th in learning lab 149 from 2:30 to 4:00 and is open to ALL students of West Clermont Middle School. Students MUST be picked up from the school at 4:00. The Audition schedule will be announced via Schoology by 2:30 on January 29th. Visit this link for more information and to register for an audition. If you have questions, please contact Mrs. Mundy at mundy_t@my.westcler.org, or call her at (513) 947-7401.


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 Track Team

Any 7th or 8th graders interested in being on the track team this spring:  Please make sure Final Forms is up to date and that you have added track as a sport.  Mandatory practice begins March 4th. More information will be coming soon! There will be a mandatory informational meeting for any 7th or 8th grader interested in track this Spring on Thursday, Jan. 24 during Advisory in the North MPR.  Information packets about the upcoming season will be distributed


Winter Session for Cherry Grove Lanes After School Bowling Program

Cherry Grove Lanes is offering their after school bowling program to students of WCMS for their winter session. You can find the information here. Remember that this is a Cherry Grove program, therefore all registration, payments and questions are to be directed to Cherry Grove Lanes.


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)


WCMS Athletics

Tuesday 1.22

Navy Boys Bball home vs Winton Woods 4:30/5:30

Gray Girls Bball at Nagel 4:30/5:30 - Bus 3:30

Navy Girls Bball (8th only) at Sycamore 4:30 - Bus 3:30


Wednesday 1.23

Gray Boys Bball at Kings 4:30/5:30 - Bus 3:00

Navy Boys Bball home vs Nagel 4:30/5:30

Gray Girls Bball (8th only) at Kings 6:30 - Bus 5:30


Friday 1.25

Wrestling AT Milford (ECC) 4:30 start - Bus 2:30

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