WELCOME TO TRAVERSE CITY WEST MIDDLE SCHOOL
This year's VFW essay contest topic: 'What Patriotism Means to Me' awarded 1st, 2nd, and 3rd place winners from West Middle School! Congratulations to:
1st Place ~ Mason Sayer
2nd Place ~ Brooke Knauss
3rd Place ~ Ashley Caughell
The awards ceremony will take place at the Traverse City VFW Post on January 11, 2014 @ 1:30 p.m.
The Annual Senior Citizen Social will be held Thursday, Dec. 5th from 5-7 p.m. in the WMS Cafeterias, sponsored by the 8th Grade Student Council. Music, dancing, food, entertainment, prizes - A fun night open to all Senior Citizens in the area!!!
SOCK DRIVE - The WMS Music Department is working with a community group in a SOCK DRIVE for needy teens in the area. NEW socks for teen girls (footy, fuzzy, fun designs) and boys (white or black athletic or dress socks) will be collected through Friday, Dec. 13th in the Music Wing.
WMS Crystal Mountain Ski Club forms are available NOW (click on link in the "Parents & Students" panel to the left!)
ATTENDANCE CALLS SHOULD GO DIRECTLY TO YOUR CHILD'S WING OFFICE:
SOUTH WING - 933-8220
WEST WING - 933-8300
NORTH WING - 933-8260
FOR SCHOOL CLOSINGS OR IF YOUR BUS IS LATE DUE TO WEATHER CONDITIONS, CALL 933-1955
College A Cappella Night is back! On Tuesday, December 17th, two MSU A Cappella Singing Groups (Accafellas and MSU State of Fifths) will perform at Lars Hockstad Auditorium at 7:30 pm. This concert is fun and entertaining. The TCWSH Westmen and Choral-Aires, TCCHS Men of Note, and the Overtones will be featured during the performance as well. Tickets are $10 per person or $30 for groups of four. Tickets can be purchased at West Middle School or by calling 357-3941.
REMINDER TO ALL STUDENTS - Please have your student ID with you every day at school and remember to charge your netbook every night!
Students and Parents - If you haven't already purchased one, yearbooks are on sale during all three lunch periods outside of the lunch rooms in the main hallway. Standard books are $28, books with an engraved nameplate are $33. Prices will be going up so order your Summit Yearbook soon! Checks to TCAPS, cash, or, to use a credit card, go to the yearbook link BELOW. If you are a business wishing to place an ad, or a parent who would like to purchase a dedication page, please call 231-933-7523.
THE WEEK AT A GLANCE:
Wednesday, Dec. 4th - "A" Day
Resource - Chess Club in room 109 - sign out of your regular resource class first
2:45 - 4:00 p.m. After School Tutoring in the Library
Thursday, Dec. 5th - "B" Day
4:00, 5:00, 6:00 & 7:00 p.m. Boys Basketball games in both gyms
The WMS Dance Teams will perform at half time of the 4:00 game in the big gym
5:00 - 7:00 p.m. Annual WMS Senior Citizen Social in the WMS Cafeteria
Friday, Dec. 6th - "A" Day
Monday, Dec. 9th - "B" Day
7:00 p.m. WMS/WSH Band Concert at WSH Auditorium
Tuesday, Dec. 10th - "A" Day
6:00 & 7:30 WMS Vocal Holiday Concerts at WSH Auditorium
DATES TO REMEMBER:
Winter Break - Monday, Dec. 23rd - Friday, Jan. 3rd 2014. School Resumes Monday, Jan. 6th
Monday, Jan. 20th - Martin Luther King, Jr. Day observed - No School
Thursday, March 13th - Half Day for Students
Friday, March 14th - No School For Students, Records Day for Staff
Spring Break - Friday, March 28th - Friday, April 4th. School Resumes Monday, April 7th.
Visit www.tcaps.net/LEAP for the 2013-2014 LEAP calendar and new LEAP Handbook. The LEAP Handbook highlights key changes and improvements to the LEAP Program including LEAP offerings and seasons, participation fees, new single family maximums, scholarship eligibility and application, coaching information, and much more.