WMS Friday Forecast
December 16, 2022
How can it be three days away from winter break? This year has flown by with so many exciting events and so many challenges. One thing you can say about middle school is that it is never dull. This is the time in their lives when our students begin to face successes and challenges that they now own and manage. It is a time for growth, and for pushing away and pulling back. And wow- is it fun to watch!
We have three days together. Monday and Tuesday will be regular learning days. On Wednesday we are going to have two assemblies- one for 6th graders and one for 7th and 8th graders. At the assembly, we will do some recognition, and then have some fun together with a little singing and a couple of fun games. Please note that if you are planning to pick up your child early on Wednesday, December 21st, it may take a significant amount of time for your child to arrive in the office - especially if they are attending the assembly.
PLEASE NOTE: The bell schedule for Wednesday, December 21st will be shared out separately in a parent link on Tuesday evening.
Enjoy your weekend-
WMS Attendance Reminder
Schools are required to follow legal guidelines for student attendance. Please help us document absences correctly by providing clear, detailed information when calling the attendance line.
Call in your child's absence daily to 331-228-3700
Speak slowly, clearly and include the following:
First and Last Name (spell name for clarity - we have a lot of students with similar names)
ID# if you have it
Specific reason for your student's absence - if they are sick, please state their symptoms
Turn in the Dr note or Dr visit summary for absence to be marked excused
Use a “Pre-Arranged Absence Form” for any planned absences of 3 days or more
RedHawk Pride Awards
Congratulations to our current RedHawk Pride recipients. Know that we appreciate your effort, how you treat others, and how you follow our Guidelines for Success!
Current recipients (presented by):
- Ava Armato (Sra. Winters)
- Hasnain Asghar (Team 7-2)
- Aurielle Balija (Team 6-2)
- Alicia Beltrame (Ms. Vizcarra)
- Max Boehne (Ms. McPeak)
- Paige Chmelar (Ms. Ziltz)
- Michael Dal (Team 8-2)
- Chance Davis (Team 7-2)
- Yatziri Flores-Lopez (Team 8-2)
- Daniel Franco (Team 6-2)
- Luis Garcia (Mrs. Watts)
- Paige Haddon (Sra. Winters)
- Novena Htoo (Ms. McPeak)
- Noah Karlson (Team 7-2)
- Bradley Kemp (Mr. Hensel)
- Constantine Kouvelis (Mr. Hensel)
- Aiden Langelon (Mr. Hancock)
- Leo Macchione (Ms. Fender/Mrs. Vitkus)
- Hannah Maksimuk (Team 7-2)
- Ephraim Massie (Mrs. Spotak)
- Noah Muckom (Team 6-2)
- LuLu Negro (Mrs. Watts)
- Mackenzie Prieur (Sra. Kuretsky)
- Jenna Rashid (Mrs. Watts)
- Erik Rebros (Mr. Hensel)
- McKay Rigsby (Sra. Breiten)
- Kerrigan Ross (Team 7-2)
- Lily Russom (Mrs. Salmon)
- Luka Sarich (Team 8-2)
- Gabriella Schmitt (Team 8-2)
- Saina Shah (Team 6-2)
- Gerritt Sikorski (Srta. Zmich)
- Dylan Stoops (Team 7-2)
- Saanvi Thakker (Mr. Hancock)
- Amelia Thavong (Sra. Kuretsky)
- Sofia Tofilon (Mr. Hancock)
Something Worth Noting...
One of our basketball coaches, Mark Foulkes, had seen our high school players show appreciation to the teachers they most admired and connected with. This week at WMS, Mr. Foulkes carried that tradition to Wredling. At the start of a game, students from our basketball teams took time to explain why they appreciated their teacher.
Thanks to Coach Foulkes and our boys for starting a great tradition!
i-Ready Winter Diagnostic Reports
Attention All Parents/Guardians:
The i-Ready Winter Diagnostic Reports for both Math and Reading are being sent home with students on Wednesday, December 21st so watch for those! You will find the following information included with the two diagnostic reports:
A letter from Mr. Dave Chiszar, Director of Assessment and Accountability, that explains the i-Ready diagnostic report and what is being included in the documents mailed home.
A “ How Do I Read the Diagnostic Reports” document that will support you as you look at the data.
If you have any questions, please feel free to reach out to Mr. Chiszar or your student’s counselor.
👉WMS Lost & Found to be Donated Over Winter Break!
We have quite a bit in our Lost & Found. Please check out the video below to see what we have. We also have some higher value items located in our main office. These include, glasses, air pods, jewelry, etc. Please come in to claim items before December 21st. All unclaimed items will be donated over winter break.
We’re looking forward to a great night of hoops this Friday, December 16th as North takes on East in both girls and boys basketball at St. Charles North. The girls varsity game starts at 5:30 PM followed by the boys game at 7:00 PM.
In order to maintain a safe and enjoyable atmosphere for all of our spectators in attendance please take a moment to review some important reminders regarding the game:
-Gates will open at 4:45 pm.
-No backpacks, or outside food or beverages are allowed.
-All students under high school age must be supervised by a parent or guardian.
-No re-entry into the game is allowed.
-Use of profanity, taunting, including racial remarks of any kind, throwing objects, and possessing objects that block the view of other spectators are PROHIBITED.
We’re excited to welcome members of the Thompson and Wredling Pep Bands who will join the SCN Band in the home stands. We are expecting a large crowd, so our mezzanine seating will be open, but we encourage you to arrive early.
Tickets will be sold at the gate. Prices are as follows:
-Students 6-10 years-$2.00
-D303 MS/HS w/Student ID-FREE
Please contact our athletic office at 331-228-6258 with any questions related to this event.
Come out and support our student-athletes this Friday night at St. Charles North!
FUTURE SAINTS - Current WMS 8th Graders
Course Registration 2023-2024
8th Grade--January 19 & January 26, 2023
Students will enter course requests directly into (HAC) Home Access Center. The registration portal is currently open.
All course requests for current 8th grade students must be entered in Home Access Center by 7:00 a.m., on Monday, January 16, 2023
HAC-course registration instructions
Students should complete their worksheets prior to their counselor appointment.
We encourage students to make use of the resources found on the Academic Planning page of the CCR website to make course selections that will help them accomplish their college and career goals.
The date and period of your counselor appointment can be found on the Academic Planning page of the CCR website.
Parents and students will receive course verification emails on February 14. From February 14 to February 17, Counselors will complete any changes from the course verifications.
The Peer Leadership Program for Incoming St. Charles East Freshmen
Dear Parents of 8th Graders Attending East,
Peer Leadership is an extracurricular program that matches selected incoming freshmen with juniors and seniors who make the transition into high school fun and easy and mentor them throughout the year. Because this program meets during the school day, it has to be put into a student’s schedule when registering for next year’s classes. Although we would like to be able to offer this to all interested incoming freshmen, our numbers are limited by available classroom space and our budget. Therefore, in order to start the selection process, interested students should apply using the application found below in this Friday Forecast.
If your child is interested in the program, please fill out the application and e-mail it to Jim Reed, the Peer Leadership Coordinator (James.Reed@d303.org). Completed applications must be received no later than Tuesday, January 17th, 2023. For more information about Peer Leadership, please attend Future Saints Night in January.
We hope to hear from you!
8th Grade Peer Leadership Application (English/Espanol)
ST. CHARLES EAST HIGH SCHOOL 8th GRADE APPLICATION FOR HIGH SCHOOL PEER LEADERSHIP GOALS The goals of Peer Leadership are: to help incoming freshmen make a smooth transition to St. Charles East High School, to improve freshmen self-confidence and self-advocacy, to prepare freshmen to become ...
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