Williams Wildcats Newsletter

September 15, 2016

Neon Nights Dance

Williams Middle School's first dance of the year will be September 30 from 6 to 9 p.m. Tickets go on sale beginning September 21 during all three lunches.Tickets are $10 and $12 at the door. Raffle tickets will be sold for $1.

WMS Yearbook

Great news!!! The 2017 Williams MS yearbook is now on sale for the lowest price of the year. In addition, if you order by Friday 9-16 you will receive 4 free icons (a $14 value!!!) if you order a yearbook with personalization.

There are 4 ways to pay - you can bring cash or check (Payable to WMS with TXDL#) with the attached form to the front office, OR, you can pay online at Jostens with credit card, echeck or PayPal. Online you can also choose to make 3 easy and automatic payments. Or, Call TOLL FREE at 1-877-767-5217.

Interested in Robotics?

WMS will be starting Robotics soon! Any 7th or 8th grade student interested in joining Robotics should see Ms. Shine in Room C123 for more information. Also, Ms. Shine is looking for parent volunteers to help with after school practices. If you are interested in helping out, please contact Ms. Shine at laura.shine@rockwallisd.org.

Parent Connection Fall Kickoff

Saturday, October 1, 8:30 - Noon

Join Rockwall ISD on Saturday, October 1 to talk about important issues in the life of your student.

You’ll get to attend multiple 30-minute sessions to give you the basics of how to communicate with your student. “How do I talk to my child about …” Topics include:

  • Being a Safe, Responsible Digital Citizen
  • Planning for High School and Beyond
  • Being Emotionally Healthy
  • Practicing Healthy Stress Management Skills
  • Building Resilience

Reserve your seat today at: rockwallisd.com/parentconnection

Click here for the Event Flier
If you have any questions please contact:

Connie Bennett

Director's Secretary

972-771-0605 ext. 7029

PTA Reflections Contest

Do you have a story to tell? Do you have a creative talent? Then WMS PTA wants YOU to participate in this year’s PTA Reflections Contest!! We are so excited about this year’s theme: What Is Your Story?

What a great way to showcase your talents and use the creative outlet of your choice to tell your story. You can choose from any of the following artistic categories. . .

Visual Art

Musical Composition

Dance Choreography



Film Production

You may enter any or ALL of the six art categories. Multiple entries within a single arts category is permitted. Each entry must be the original work of one student and created specifically for this years theme. Each entry must also conform to the guidelines

developed by the National PTA in the Official Rules link below.

Want to share YOUR story? Then simply…

(click on links below for rules and entry form)

Reflect on the theme

Check the 16-17 Official Reflections Rules.

Create your original work of art.

Print and Complete Student Entry Form.

Submit your art with attached Entry Form by Nov 4. ***Turn your entry in to your Art Instructor or Mr. Clark’s Art Room # C215. All submissions are due, with attached applications, by Friday, Nov. 4th*** Remember, your art should reflect the theme, ‘What Is Your Story?’. All entries are judged on interpretation of the theme, creativity and artistic merit.

PTA Reflections Contest Overview

Students REFLECT on the theme, CREATE their original work of art, and SUBMIT their pieces to Mr. Clark’s Art Room anytime between now and Friday, Nov. 4th. Our Wildcats have tremendous talent and we are so excited about the opportunity to show it off and represent our school! For Additional Information/Questions Contact Valen Hunt (469) 230-3422 hunt.valen@gmail.com.

Pin Cancer Wrestling Event

On Saturday, November 12th, at 2:00 p.m., the world’s toughest sport is going to take on the world’s toughest opponent, CANCER. In Yellowjacket style, the Rockwall Wrestling team will compete against the Love Joy Leopards at the “War on the Shore”. This great event will feature wrestlers from our youth, middle school, and boy’s and girl’s high school wrestling programs. The “War on the Shore” will take place at the Harbor, on the beautiful shoreline of Lake Ray Hubbard.

RHS is doing this event in partnership with the Pin Cancer nonprofit organization. Pin Cancer raises funds for cancer research through the sport of wrestling. Our goal is to raise money to help fight cancer, with the proceeds going to the Pin Cancer organization. Local media and Flowrestling will be covering this event. For more information about Pin Cancer, please go to www.pincancer.org.