WMS Friday Forecast

September 10, 2021

Attention All Parents/Guardians:

Attention All Parents/Guardians:

The I-Ready Fall Diagnostic Reports for both Math and Reading are being sent home with your child on Friday, September 10, 2021, so be on the lookout! You will find the following information included with the two diagnostic reports:

  • A letter from Mr. Dave Chiszar, who is the 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.

As students have now completed this initial diagnostic for the year, their personalized pathway has been identified and set for each student to begin weekly lessons in math and reading. Last week in tutorial, your child began to work on lessons in their personalized pathways. The goal for each student is to pass one lesson in both reading and math each week. If your child is finding the lessons too easy, please feel free to contact your child’s language arts or math teacher to let them know. This may be an indication that the personalized pathway level identified from the diagnostic was set to low. We can rectify this by setting an appropriate level in the pathway. Should you have any additional questions, please don’t hesitate to reach out to your child’s counselor. Please click here to access the counselor information.

Is Your Child Involved?

There are many ways for our kids to get involved here at WMS. One way is with our grade-level socials. Next week is our 6th grade social and ALL 6th graders are welcome to attend. We will be hosting a social for 7th Grade in October & another for 8th Grade in November.

Keep an eye on future issues of the Friday Forecast for upcoming opportunities to participate in activities. Please encourage your child to find ways to be involved at school.

Enjoy your weekend!


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Attention Parents of 6th grade students!

The WEB leaders are holding a special event just for 6th graders! Thursday, September 30th from 3:45-4:45 p.m. Sixth graders will get the opportunity to connect with 8th grader peer leaders, meet other 6th graders, and participate in fun activities. Click HERE to sign up for this event. The Signup will close on Wednesday, September 22nd, so don’t delay, sign up today!

WEB Event Sign-Up

Support for Your Child if they are Quarantined:

If your child is quarantined due to Covid, our teachers will send work to your child and work with you and your child as we always have when a child is out of school. We want to recognize that quarantine offers some unique challenges for our students.

We will be offering instructional support through a certified teacher during quarantine. Ann Rose, a recently retired D303 teacher, will be available to support our quarantine students through Zoom. When a child begins quarantine, we will email both the child and the parent with information on how to access Mrs. Rose's Zoom for support. We encourage our quarantined students to access this instructional support!

Wredling Parent-Guardian Open House

We are excited that Wredling will be hosting a Parent-Guardian Open House on Wednesday, September 22 from 6 PM to 8 PM! This is an opportunity for parents and guardians to walk through Wredling, meet Wredling teachers and get to know the building.

In order to maintain a safe environment for parents, guardians, and staff members, all attendees need to:

  • Wear a mask that covers their nose and mouth regardless of vaccination status

  • Avoid congregating in large groups while in the buildings

  • Honor that this is a parent/guardian event only. No children are allowed in the building during this event.

Upon entering the building, we will let you know where each teacher/team will be located. If you are interested in seeing your child’s classrooms, please print or screenshot your child’s schedule from Home Access Center. Also, note that this event is a meet-and-greet with teachers. The time to ask questions about your child and their progress is at Parent-Teacher Conferences which are scheduled for October 7 and 8. Please enter through the main entrance. (WMS only) Parking is available in our lot or to the west of the building in the Norris Center parking lot.

Dear RedHawk Families

Staff, students and parents are encouraged to help digitally document this year in the yearbook. We offered this opportunity to our families last year and loved the many submissions we received.

Theme of photos we are currently looking for:

  1. First days of school

  2. WMS Sports & Activities

Pictures can be shared directly with Mr. Massie Timothy.Massie@d303.org

Butterbraid Fundraiser

Wredling Middle School Cheerleaders are kicking off their ButterBraid fundraiser. The fundraiser will be running from 09/09/2021 – 10/21/2021. To order, please contact any member of Wredling Middle School Cheerleaders, or you can place an order online by clicking this link! Thank you for supporting Wredling Middle School Cheerleaders!

Hello Wredling Families!

Come One - Come All to the Wredling PTO Color on October 14, 2021 on the Wredling track.

Students - come have fun and get messy with all your friends and family to start out the school year. Who will have the most color? Who will have the best costumes? Come and find out!

Register online at www.wredlingpto.org by Friday, October 1st.

➨Registration Fees On/Before Friday, October 1st: All Students: $25 Adults: $30

➨Registration after Friday, October 1st, will be available in person only on the day of event; fees increase $5.00/person.

Visit the Wredling PTO website for more information www.wredlingtpto.org

(Note: registration will not be completed until paid using square.come/store/wmspto)

An event is only as great as our parent volunteers. Sign up to help be a part of the fun.

Click on the below link to volunteer for the Color Run.

Color Run Parent Volunteer Sign Up

Any questions contact: Laura Halpenny, lhalpenny7@gmail.com

Check out this awesome video and see what it’s all about !!


WMS Boys Basketball

Tryouts will take place October 18-20. Please click the grade level link for details.

7th Grade

  • Monday: October 18th 6:30 - 8:00a.m.

  • Tuesday: October 19th 6:30 - 8:00a.m.

  • Wednesday: October 20th 3:40- 5:00p.m

****Teams will be chosen on Wednesday******

8th Grade

  • Monday: October 18th 3:40-5:15

  • Tuesday: October 19th 3:40-5:15

  • Wednesday: October 20th 3:40-5:00

****Teams will be chosen on Wednesday******

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Keep an Extra Mask!

Keep a Spare! We would encourage our students to keep a spare mask or two in their locker or backpack for when a mask gets dirty or breaks. We do have some masks in the office if a student does not have a replacement, though this should be for the rare occasion when a student does not have a spare.
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Middle School Early Release Dates

Early release days this year will be on Wednesdays about once per month. Remaining 2021-2022 Early Release Days for Middle School:
  • September 29
  • October 27
  • December 1
  • January 26
  • February 23
  • March 23
  • April 27

NOTE: These dates are also on the Wredling calendar on our website.


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SOS for Parents in the Trenches

October 6, 2021

Debbie Reber, NY Times bestselling author

Zoom Webinar, 6:30 pm; Recording to be posted

Click here to register!

When parents are feeling exhausted, overwhelmed, and burned out, it’s hard to show up in a way that best supports their child’s development, especially if/ when our kids are struggling, too. In this practical and actionable talk, Debbie shares ten powerful “tilts,” a.k.a. practical ideas to help parents shift their thinking, responses, and actions in a way that will help them feel more confident and peaceful as they parent their unique children.

Supporting Kids Who Learn Differently: Back-to-School Edition

October 13, 2021

Debbie Reber, NY Times bestselling author

Zoom Webinar, 6:30 pm; Recording to be posted

Click here to register!

School always presents certain challenges for students who learn and think differently (kids with ADHD, dyslexia, giftedness, autism, anxiety, or other neuro-differences). But the COVID-19 pandemic has created even greater obstacles. Debbie shares ideas on how parents can best prioritize and plan in the pandemic-era school landscape. She also offers advice on how to support differently wired children’s cognitive, social, and emotional needs during this atypical time, while also taking care of one’s own emotional health and well-being.

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Sept 18th River Cleanup!

Collab with the Friends of the Fox!

Do you like the environment and want to help it? If so we are collaborating with friends of the fox at Ferson Creek in St.Charles 9:00 Am to help clean the fox river! Snacks and beverages will be provided!

“On Saturday, September 18, 2021, Friends of the Fox River will coordinate the 3rd annual It’s Our Fox River Day event on the entire Fox River from its headwaters near Waukesha, Wisconsin to its confluence with the Illinois River in Ottawa, Illinois.

We are reaching out to towns, counties, park districts and forest preserve districts along the river, along with environmental groups, faith communities, youth organizations and individuals throughout the watershed to join in this annual event and celebrate the place the Fox River has in our lives and our communities.”- Friends of the Fox

What to bring:

  1. Shoes/rain boots

  2. Clothes that can get muddy

Email Callie Ramirez for sign up form and instructions

at: Calmar2006@gmail.com

Can't wait to see you all there!

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