Wilson MS Student Bulletin

Week of January 25-29, 2021

Wilson Knights!

Keep reading to learn more about what's going on this week!


Remember to check out Tutor.com/wilson to provide free tutoring services to students. Scroll down to learn more.

This Week's Schedule - Modified Schedule this Week!

Monday - ODD, Periods 0, 1, 3, 5

Tuesday - EVEN, Periods 0, 2, 4, 6

Wednesday - Minimum Day - EVEN, Periods 2, 4, 6

Thursday - ODD, Periods 0, 1, 3, 5

Friday - EVEN Periods 0, 2, 4, 6

Virtual Yearbook Portraits!

Wilson Middle School is working with Walsworth and High5 ID to capture your student yearbook portrait. To successfully capture your portrait please follow the following steps:


1. Using your Chrome or Safari browser, navigate to this link on your computer or mobile device: https://high5.id/p/l3436

2. Enter your 6 digit Student I.D. number
3. Follow the step by step screens to take a good picture.
4. Use the on-screen guides to fit your head into the screen space.
5. Take your picture. Retake if needed until you get the image you want.


If your photo is rejected for quality issues, you may be asked to retake and submit. The deadline to receive all student portraits is February 5th.


If you need help please watch the attached video for step-by-step instructions or contact Mr. Galfayan: GGalfayan@gusd.net.

Watch this video to learn how to take your Yearbook picture!

Selfie Portraits process for users

Students: You can nominate someone who has made a difference in your life and supported you at Wilson Middle School. These individuals have made a positive change with their generosity and support. The PTSA would like to highlight these special individuals through PTSA's Honorary Service Award.

Do you know someone who has done so much for our Wilson community? Consider nominating a staff member, parent, student, or community member to recognize their great work. Please complete the attached nomination form and email it to Verzine Hovsepyan, PTSA with your nominations - verzine.hovasapyan@gmail.com no later than February 5th.



The PTSA nominating committee will review all nominations and winners will be announced at the virtual Founder's Day celebration on Tuesday, February 23rd.


Click here for the nomination form

GATE INVENTION CONVENTION 2021!

6th,7th,and 8th grade GATE students, if you are interested in being part of this year's Virtual Invention Convention to be held on February 12 at 4 pm, please Email Ms. Simonyan at HSimonyan@gusd.net. Invention Convention is an exciting event which will allow you to display your inventiveness as you follow a step-by-step process to invent a new product or develop a new method of doing something.


Your invention submission will be a Google Slide presentation and you will need to turn in the submission (one per invention) through the Google Classroom no later than February 5th, at 4pm. Additionally, students can choose to do an optional 30-second Flipgrid video. This will not be counted by the judges. This is an extra piece, if you choose to do so.

Stay tuned!!! More information to follow!!!!

GLENDALE UNIFIED SCHOOL DISTRICT CAREER & COLLEGE EXPLORERS

All GUSD middle school students will have the opportunity to discover career and college paths of interest. Students will be guided in exploring various career and college options with their middle school counselors!


There will be:


• Presentations From Industry Experts

• College/Career Highlights & Tips

• Exploring University Options

• Xello(Online Career Tool)

• Trade & Technical School Exploration

• Community College Opportunities


To register, click the link below:


https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSdf-ofKRN9lNy1qnnj_iIo2_-I0P57Jt95dMq8YM8lz1y8nHA/viewform?gxids=7628


Dates and times will be provided after registration.

Club Schedule

Click here to view the schedule of when clubs meet and who the advisors are. or check the schedule below:


Monday:

  • Armenian Club (12:00-12:25)
  • Song and Spoken Word (12:00-12:25)*
  • Dance Club (12:15-12:45)


Tuesday:

  • Debate Club (12:00-12:25)*
  • Wilson Green Knights (12:00-12:25)


Wednesday:

  • Car Club (12:30-1:00)*-Class code: 4c2f6kg
  • WE/CJSF (12:30-12:55)**
  • MESA (12:30-12:55)**


Thursday:

  • Anti-Bullying Club (12:00-12:25)*
  • Best Buddies (12:00-12:25)
  • Crochet Club (2:20-2:55)*
  • eSports (3:00-5:00)
  • Sneaker Club (12:00-12:25)**


Friday:

  • ABCD (12:00-12:25)


* Meets every other week

**Meets once per month



If you didn't sign up for a club during Club Rush, it's not too late! You can join a club any time by emailing the club advisor.

Remote Library Book Check Out Suspended from January 19-29!

Library Check-out will resume February 1st with the following procedures:


1. Visit destiny.gusd.net to view available books

a. Select Wilson.

b. Select Catalog to look for a certain book or

c. Select Destiny Discover to browse titles

2. Complete this google form with your library book selections by 3 PM on Mondays.

3. You will receive a confirmation email on Tuesday that your books are ready for pick up.

4. Pick up books in front of the library Wednesdays between 12:00 PM and 3:00 PM. Books are checked out for one month.

We will also have free books for you to take when you pick up your library books! Free books are always available to you in the foyer of the school.

Questions? Need to renew? Email Ms. Schiro at lschiro@gusd.net

Office Hours

Need help? Have an important question for your teacher?...Visit Office Hours! Don't forget that your teachers are available for extra help or questions every Wednesday morning from 8:00 to 8:50. Ask your teacher about how to join office hours.

Do you need help? Go to: Tutor.com/wilson

Tutor.com/wilson will provide free tutoring for all Wilson students.

Go to tutor.com/wilson to log on.

Every Tutor.com session is personalized to meet the needs of the student, from remedial to advanced levels. It focuses on conceptual learning and critical thinking—not just quick answers.

Wherever students have online access, they can connect to a tutor using any computer or mobile device. Tutors assist students with specific homework problems but can also help with concept review, writing assignments, test prep, and more.


Go to: tutor.com/wilson

Username: student email

Password: 6-digit ID number.

Good Knight Tickets

Your teachers can give you Good Knight Tickets for being kind, responsible, and reflective. Check out the PBIS Reward link on your Clever account. This is how you log in to redeem your tickets for cool prizes. You can redeem tickets for fun prizes!

Question of the Week

Question of the Week: While at school, we had a daily question of the day in the morning announcements. Since we are now in remote learning, we will have a weekly Question of the Day in the Sunday night call/email. Students/families can submit an answer. A correct response will be randomly selected and the winner will be announced in the following Sunday callout/email. By submitting a response, you are agreeing to having your name announced in the schoolwide call out/email.


Last week’s Question of the Week: In honor of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr, this week’s question will reflect on Dr. King’s life: What historic campaign did Dr. King lead in Montgomery, Alabama? The answer: Dr. King led the Montgomery Bus Boycott.


Congratulations to Cole Bagley a 7th grader from Ms. Antonian's 2nd period homeroom class for correctly answering the question.



This week's Question of the Week: In honor of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr, this week’s question will reflect on Dr. King’s life:


Whose teachings inspired Dr. King’s philosophy of nonviolence?


Click here to answer:

Do you need to talk to your counselors, assistant principals, or principal?

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