The Ram Review
November 13, 2023
Upcoming Dates at a Glance
- November 7, 2023 - November 15, 2023 - NJHS Canned Food Drive
- Monday, November 13, 2023 - AVID Applications Due
- Monday, November 13, 2023 - 8th grade Optional High School Planning Q&A (Zoom)
- Tuesday, November 14, 2023 - PTA Fundraiser at Little Rome
- Tuesday, November 14, 2023 - 5th Grade Parent Night
- Wednesday, November 15, 2023 - Wilson 7th and 8th Grade Course Selection Parent Meeting (6pm)
- Friday, November 17, 2023 - PTA Reflections Contest Deadline
- Friday, November 20, 2023 - November 24, 2023 - Thanksgiving Break
Lady Rams 7th Grade Basketball Schedule
Lady Rams 8th Grade Basketball Schedule
OPTIONAL 8th Grade High School Planning Q&A
Please join Mrs. Carreno for a high school question and answer session with Mrs. Carreno on Zoom, scheduled for Monday, November 13, 2023. This event offers a valuable chance for you to inquire about course selections for the upcoming 2023-2024 school year.
Meeting ID: 936 6772 2438
PTA Spirit Night at Little Rome - Tuesday, November 14, 2023
7th and 8th Grade Wilson Parent Meeting (for current 6th and 7th graders)
This meeting is for current Wilson 6th and 7th graders to go over course selection options for the 2023-2024 school year.
NJHS Canned Food Drive
PTA Reflections Contest - Entries Due November 17th
AVID Applications - Due Monday, November 13th
The application window is now open for the 2024-25 AVID program. Any 6th or 7th grade student interested in joining AVID here at Wilson next school year must apply by Monday, November 13. This is also for 8th graders interested in joining Vines AVID in 9th grade. Students must apply to AVID to be considered for next year. The application can be found online http://tinyurl.com/WilsonAVID2024. Students can also pick up a paper application in Room B124.
Todd McConaughy, Wilson AVID coordinator
Padres de wilson,
La ventana de solicitud ya está abierta para el programa AVID 2024-25. Cualquier estudiante de 6th o 7th grado interesado en unirse a AVID aquí en Wilson el próximo año escolar debe presentar su solicitud antes del lunes 13 de noviembre. Esto también es para los estudiantes de 8th grado interesados en unirse a Vines AVID en 9th grado. Los estudiantes deben presentar su solicitud a AVID para ser considerados para el próximo año. La solicitud se puede encontrar en línea http://tinyurl.com/WilsonAVID2024. Los estudiantes también pueden recoger una solicitud impresa en la sala B124.
Wilson Middle School, Plano ISD "What is AVID?" Dear Parents/Guardians: Your child is eligible for AVID, a program dedicated to helping students achieve their goals of going to college. Students considered for AVID are those who may be under-achieving but show academic potential, students ...
AVID Application for 2024-25 School Year
Submit this application to be considered for AVID for next school year (STARTING AUGUST, 2024). This form is due by Friday, November 10. This application is for 7th or 8th grade AVID at Wilson as well as for 9th grade AVID at Vines. IMPORTANT: All responses help us identify students who best fit the AVID profile.
Tom Thumb Good Neighbor Program
Support Wilson by linking your Tom Thumb Reward Card to Wilson Middle School - our Good Neighbor Number is 2434.
Picture retakes were on September 29th, so all students should have an ID badge on a lanyard. ID badges are required to be worn at all times. Please help your students remember to bring them on a daily basis.
Plano ISD policy states: "Students in grades 6–12 shall wear an approved student identification (ID) card while on school grounds and while aboard District school buses or other District-provided transportation. Wearing student ID cards may be required at school-sponsored or school-related events as determined by the campus principal. Students may be excused from wearing ID cards during classes where doing so presents a hazard to student safety. While on school grounds, at other District facilities, or at school-sponsored or school-related events, students shall provide access to their ID card to any staff member when requested.
Student ID cards shall be worn on a neck lanyard so that the front of the card (photo side) is visible over the outermost layer of clothing. No sticker, pin, or other item shall be affixed to the front of the ID card. Any neck lanyard provided to students by the District shall have a breakaway feature."
Wilson PTA Newsletter
Dear Wilson Parents and Guardians,
We hope this message finds you well. We're thrilled to share the latest edition of the Wilson PTA Newsletter, packed with important updates and exciting events happening at our school!
The newsletter is brimming with updates and exciting news, so make sure to click the link below and give it a read.
Plano Public Library FREE Tutoring
With your Plano Public Library card, you have access to a full suite of virtual resources. Get live, online tutoring daily between 2 p.m. and 11 p.m., or access a variety of useful learning resources at any time. It’s all free!
For online tutoring look for the “Get a Tutor Now” button on the main page. Choose your topic, subject, grade level, and your question to get started. You can even attach files, if needed. All this information helps match you with your tutor. Tutor.com provides assistance in over 40 subjects and test prep areas. There’s also Spanish-speaking tutors available for math, science, and social studies. You don’t need an appointment during live tutoring hours – just sign in when it works for you.
Before School Supervision
With colder weather already here, we just want to remind parents that morning supervision for students begins at 7:50 a.m. Regrettably, opening the doors earlier isn't feasible. This is due to staffing limitations and the necessity for teachers to drop off their own children, which restricts an earlier opening time. Thank you for your understanding.
After School Supervision
Just a friendly reminder, after-school supervision ends at 4:05 pm every day. Please ensure that you make suitable arrangements for your child's pick-up. Thank you for your cooperation in ensuring the safety and well-being of our students.
To maintain a safe and structured school environment, we kindly request that parents and guardians refrain from arranging third-party food deliveries for students during lunchtime. Additionally, please note that we will not be able to call students down to the front office to pick up their food deliveries. We appreciate your understanding and cooperation in helping us maintain a focused and secure learning environment for all students.
Cell Phone / Electronics Policy
Wilson Middle School PTA
Hello Ram Families! Your Wilson PTA is open and ready for the 2023-2024 school year!
Visit us at https://wilsonmiddleschoolpta.membershiptoolkit.com/ to get started on your back to school preparation. On our website, you can complete the following:
- Update your annual Parent/Student Info (including updating your student's current grade)
- Purchase your annual PTA Membership
- Subscribe to the PTA calendar & newsletter
Please visit https://www.pisd.edu/volunteer to complete your annual volunteer application/background check. Stay tuned for more information on volunteer opportunities at WMS.
School Meal Application
Free and Reduced Price
Plano ISD participates in the federal meal program, which provides free and reduced-price meals to students who qualify. Families who may qualify for meal benefits should complete a meal application for the 2023-2024 school year, available through Parent Portal or via the website at www.pisd.edu/mealprogram.
Families who already have a SchoolCafé account can sign in to complete the meal application. Families who do not have an account can create a new one by selecting that option on the SchoolCafé page. View this SchoolCafé information video for instructions on how to complete the meal application.
Applications will be processed within 10 business days. Eligibility notification letters will be sent via email. If you have not received the letter in your inbox, please check your junk and spam folders.
Grade Level Websites
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