The Wildcat Weekly

What's happening at #woodmontmiddlecool

August 29th Edition

Greetings, Wildcat Families!

Woodmont Middle is SUPER EXCITED to launch a new LiveSchool & House initiative this week! Our goal with this inititave is to affirm the great things our students are doing while providing specific feedback to students and parents about areas for growth. We also want to bring back some FUN to the middle level experience after these past two very challgening school years. Students are learning about this new system this week and will find out their assigned "House" on Wednesday, and celebrate in a "Rollout Rally" on Thursday or Friday. Be on the lookout for parent information coming in a Backpack message on Friday and in next week's newsletter!

Also this week, replacement and backup IDs will be on sale! IDs will be $4 and lanyards will be $1. You will also have the option to take a new picture for this ID! Bring cash or check for $5 to the media center next week. Monday will be 8th grade, Tuesday will be 7th grade, Wednesday will be 6th grade, and Thursday/Friday will be all grades.

Important Dates:

Monday, 8/29 Volleyball vs Hughes - AWAY

Wednesday, 8/31 Volleyball vs RCMS - AWAY

Thursday, 9/1 Rollout Rally for Serval & Oncilla Houses during LIFT

Friday, 9/2 Rollout Rally for Caracal & Amur Houses during LIFT

Monday, 9/5 Labor Day Holiday - No School

Tuesday, 9/6 One School, One Book Kickoff - The Crossover

We are here for you! Do not hesitate to contact us if there are additional ways we can support your child and family. We are STRONG when we are #woodmonttogether!

Jennifer Couch



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IDs Flash Sale this Week ONLY!

This week, replacement and backup IDs will be on sale! IDs will be $4 and lanyards will be $1. You will also have the option to take a new picture for this ID! Bring cash or check for $5 to the media center next week.

Monday will be 8th grade sale.

Tuesday will be 7th grade sale.

Wednesday will be 6th grade sale.

Thursday/Friday will be all grades!

WMS Shout-Out!

Ms. Hopkins would like to give a SHOUT OUT to Miley Crawley. Miley showed kindness to another student who was new to our class. Your act of kindness did not go unnoticed. Thank you!
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Soccer Club

Soccer Club will start meeting Friday September 2nd and will meet every Friday in the gym or on the tennis courts from 4-5:30pm. Please see Coach Joey to get a take home sheet for your parents to sign and bring back before the first club meeting. You can also email Coach Joey at
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PSAT Opportunity for 8th Grade Students

Your child will have the opportunity to participate in the PSAT/NMSQT test on October 12th. This opportunity is available to both our in-person and GCS Virtual Program students. There is an $18.00 fee for 8th grade students who wish to take the test. Registration will open on August 16th and the deadline to sign-up is 4:00PM on September 12th. Parents should make payments and return permission slips to Ms. Koszeghy, the 8th grade counselor. Cash or checks made out to Woodmont Middle School are accepted.

Wildcats D-Team Football

Big shout-out to our student athletes who are Wildcats D-Team Football , representing us with PRIDE both on and off the field!

Broughton Zavien

Burnes Emmanuel

Coleman Tyquan

Craig Bryce

Dudley, Donovan

Foust Dustin

Freeman Khamari

Garrett Jayson

Granger Donnie

Grant Malachi

Key, Bobby

Martin Tywone

Merrill, Tyrell

Nedwards Jayden

Philson, Brandon

Stepp Jedyn

Street Matt

Taylor Nymerius

Turmon, Breadon

Wilson, Malakhi

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2022 Wildcat Volleyball!

Come out and support our Wildcats!

This week's games:

Monday, 8/29 Volleyball vs Hughes - AWAY

Wednesday, 8/31 Volleyball vs RCMS - AWAY

FFA Signups!

If you would like to join FFA please complete the Google Form in Ms. Martin's Google Classrooms, on her school website, or get a paper form from her classroom door.

Wildcat News Broadcast!

WMS is SO EXCITED to be starting a student-created news broadcast!

Broadcasts will be aired on our YouTube Channel every Wednesday and Friday mornings. See Ms. Gosnell if you're interested in being a part of the crew!

Dress Code Reminders

Please be sure you've reviewed our student dress code with your child. We want all our students to be able to remain in class once they arrive to school! In the past, we have provided tape to cover up holes in pants that are above the knee. This year we would like to ask your help in making sure this is taken care of before students arrive to school.

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Parents, we need your help. Please talk with your child about responsible and ethical use of technology. It is a school rule that cellular devices and wireless earbuds remain out of sight (preferably stored in bookbags) while in the school building. It is our hope that students are able to adhere to this rule and keep the privilege of carrying these devices on their person throughout the day.

Please note, parents of students who violate this policy will be contacted by a teacher and/or administrator and assigned a locker and combination on their grade level hallway. Students will be required to lock up their cell phone upon arrival and retrieve it at dismissal. The requirement to keep the cell phone locked in the assigned locker will remain in effect for the rest of the school year. Again, this consequence will only happen if students are unable to abide by our request to keep phones and earbuds stored out of sight throughout the day.

Our school phone lines are always available for two-way communication between students and parents. Thank you for helping us maintain a safe and effective learning environment. Please contact administration if you have any questions.

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Morning Arrival

Our doors open at 7:30 a.m. Please do not drop off students before that time, as no supervision is available. In order to keep a long line from forming, please PULL ALL THE WAY DOWN before unloading your child.

Breakfast is provided FREE OF CHARGE to all students. Breakfast for car riders closes at 8:15 a.m. Breakfast for bus riders extends until the last bus arrives. All students should arrive before 8:30 a.m. to be counted present and on time for the day.

Parents, I know mornings are a busy time for us all, and many of you head to work after dropping off your child. However, please note that parents are not allowed to "skip the line" in morning drop-off. This creates a safety hazard for your child!

We have a SINGLE LINE drop-off. Once our doors open at 7:30, we do our best to quickly clear the line by having parents PULL ALL THE WAY DOWN before unloading their child. It does take a few minutes when there is heavy traffic.

If you need to ensure drop-off right at 7:30, please arrive by 7:15 so you can be at/toward the front of the line.

Afternoon Dismissal

Afternoon Dismissal: Parents who pick up their child each day, please observe the following procedures:

  • Form double lines while waiting for dismissal.
  • Display your dismissal number so we get your child into the queue.
  • The use of cell phones while the line is moving is prohibited.
  • MERGE at the cones, taking turns from each line (one from right, one from left, etc.). Be courteous.
  • PULL ALL THE WAY FORWARD before stopping and loading your child.
  • Stress to your child to report to the carline as soon as their name is displayed and WATCH for their car. Pickups requiring extra time due to student delays will be asked to circle back through the carline.
All students should be picked up NO LATER THAN 4:00 p.m. each day.

Backpack Blessings

Backpack Blessings is a program that the Columbia Baptist Church organizes and provides to our Woodmont Middle School students. We are so thankful for their generosity! If your student is in need of school supplies, boxed lunch/dinners, hygiene products, or clothing, please fill out the Google Form Survey below. If you have specific needs or questions about this program, you may contact the 6th Grade Counselor, Ms. Genova.

WMS is a Smoke-Free Campus

Parents, please refrain from smoking in the car line so we can keep the air clean for all our students, staff, and families.

Student Directory Information

Greenville County Schools Student Directory Information - Annual Notification to Parents and Guardians has been revised. Access the revised version to view changes.