WELCOME TO TRAVERSE CITY WEST MIDDLE SCHOOL
STUDENTS SHOULD CHARGE THEIR NETBOOK/LAPTOP BATTERIES EVERY NIGHT!!!!
WMS COLLECTS "BOX TOPS FOR EDUCATION" IN THE MAIN OFFICE - CHECK THE LABELS ON ITEMS IN YOUR PANTRY!!!
PRE-PURCHASE A YEARBOOK NOW BY CLICKING ON THE "YEARBOOK" LINK IN THE LEFT PANEL!
After School Tutoring is offered FREE every Monday and Wednesday from 2:45 - 4:00 p.m. in the WMS Library.
THE WEEK AT A GLANCE - PLEASE KEEP IN MIND THAT ALL AFTER SCHOOL ACTIVITIES FOR WMS WILL ALSO BE CANCELED IF SCHOOL IS CLOSED DUE TO THE WEATHER.
Wednesday, Nov. 26th – “B” Day
NO AFTER SCHOOL TUTORING
2nd – 5th Hour – 8th Grade travels to the Elementary Schools to read to classes
WMS/Crystal Mountain Ski & Snowboard Club registration deadline for reduced rate - see link in the "Parent & Student Information" panel
HAVE A GREAT THANKSGIVING!!!
Monday, Dec. 1st - "A" Day
2:45 - 4:00 p.m. After School Tutoring in the WMS Library
4:00, 5:00, 6:00 & 7:00 p.m. Boys Basketball games here and at EMS
Tuesday, Dec. 2nd - "B" Day
5:00 - 7:00 p.m. 8th Grade Student Council sponsors the ANNUAL SENIOR SOCIAL in the WMS Cafeterias - All Area Seniors are invited FREE for an evening of entertainment, food, door prizes and dancing.
LATEST LEAP OFFERING
COMPETITIVE CHEER Competitive cheer is open to all 6th - 8th grade boys and girls. Competitive Cheer starts December 1 and runs through February 14. The cheer team will get the chance to see other teams around the state that are at the same level as they are. Competitive season is when we show off our skills and talents in front of judges to see how we measure up as a team and a program. We will travel to Harrison, Houghton Lake, Meridian and Brethren for competitions. Cost is $155. Reduced rates are not available for this program. See website for more information including practice days/time. www.tcaps.net/leap and look for the link to Competitive Cheer.
EVENTS TO NOTE:
WASHINGTON, DC TRIP - Registration for the 2015 8th Grade Student trip to Washington DC is underway. THERE IS STILL SPACE AVAILABLE FOR APPROX. 10 MORE 8TH GRADERS!!! Deadline to sign up will be Dec. 19th or until vacancies are filled (whichever comes first). Payments can be spread out from now to February 2015. All questions can be emailed to Mr. Tester @email@example.com
WMS COOKIE DOUGH FUNDRAISER - THIS SCHOOL-WIDE FUNDRAISER PROVIDES FOR ALL WMS STUDENTS WITH TRANSPORTATION FOR FIELD TRIPS AND ATHLETICS PLUS NEEDED EQUIPMENT AND SUPPLIES THROUGHOUT THE SCHOOL. STUDENTS ARE ELIGIBLE TO WIN PRIZES INDIVIDUALLY AND BY TEAM. EACH BOX OF DELICIOUS COOKIE DOUGH IS $16 AND ALL ORDERS AND MONEY ARE DUE DEC. 3RD. MAKE CHECKS TO "TCAPS". ORDERS ARRIVE DEC. 18TH. EXTRA ORDER PACKETS ARE IN ALL WING OFFICES.
THURSDAY & FRIDAY, NOV. 27TH & 28TH - THANKSGIVING HOLIDAY
TUESDAY, DEC. 2ND - 5 - 7 P.M. ANNUAL SENIOR CITIZENS SOCIAL, SPONSORED BY THE WMS 8TH GRADE STUDENT COUNCIL. SEE "ANNOUNCEMENTS" FOR DETAILS!!!
MONDAY, DEC. 22ND - FRIDAY JAN 2ND - HOLIDAY BREAK
MONDAY, JAN. 19th - No School - Martin Luther King, Jr. Holiday observed
THURSDAY, JAN. 22nd - Half Day for Students - 11:01 a.m. Dismissal
END OF FIRST SEMESTER
FRIDAY, JAN. 23rd - TEACHER WORK DAY - No School for Students