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January 7-10, 2020

We Are A.R.M.Y. Strong!!

"As a member of the Continental Army, I promise to be Accountable, Respectful, Motivated to Learn, and do mY best." Our vision is to ensure that all students are WMS ARMY Strong and are prepared for high school, college and careers.


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Academic Superbowl 2020: The Roaring 20's

Any student interested in being part of the WMS 2020 Academic Superbowl team should see the following teachers this week for the subject area(s)/ team(s) that they wish to compete on.

Science: Mr. Buck

Math: Mrs. White

English: Mrs. Rowe

Social Studies: Miss Carnes

Zones of Regulation

In January, students will partake in lessons during homeroom focusing on gaining basic knowledge about self-regulating emotions and recognizing healthy ways to react to problems. The lessons are part of the Zones of Regulation curriculum. Parents and caregivers are encouraged to check in with your student about what they are learning in regards to self-regulation.
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Upcoming Events for PTSA

Monday, January 13, join us for coffee and a PTSA meeting in Room 11
at 7:45am. You do not have to be a member of PTSA to participate in
the meeting.

Monday, January 13, grab a bite to eat at Fazoli's on Green River from
11 AM-8:00PM and mention WMS PTSA! Doing so will allow us to earn a
percentage of pre-tax purchases to be used to sponsor various events.

We are about $115 short of our Box Tops Goal for the year. Please
send in any box tops with your student and ask that they be given to
their homeroom teacher, the office, or Mrs. Miller or Mrs. Rodgers.

Fazoli's PTSA Giveback Night

Monday, Jan. 13th, 11am-8pm

899 North Green River Road

Evansville, IN

Report Cards

Report cards will be going home this week. Be on the lookout for those as another chance to celebrate accomplishments and revise goals for the second semester.

WMS Expectations and Procedures Handbook

How is your child doing in classes?

Access this link to see your child's grades, discipline, attendance, and schedules. You can also update your contact information or email teachers from this site. If you have questions or you cannot log in, you can contact the main office at Washington Middle School.

http://rdsteach.evsc.k12.in.us/rdsparentaccess/ If you have questions or concerns about grades you can contact your child's teachers, Mrs. April Coughlin or Administration to set up meetings.

Dress Code Reminders

Cool Weather Items

Type: hoodless sweaters or hoodless sweatshirts, vest, zip up fleece, softshell or cardigan worn with a collared button down or polo shirt underneath

Colors: any solid color

Logo: small manufacturers logos are acceptable; school logos are permitted

The following is unacceptable at WMS and will not be allowed:

· Unnatural hair colors (bright red, burgundy, orange, yellow, green, blue, pink or purple).

· Body piercings, excluding ears. Earrings that pose a safety hazard or that are disruptive in nature

· Visible tattoos

· Skinny style pants, stretch pants or tight fitting clothing

· Hats or head coverings inside the school

· Cell Phones, large purses, gym bags, backpacks, backpack style purses, and drawstring bags must be kept in students’ lockers from 7:30am to 2:30pm.

Washington Middle School Community Supporters

Contact Us!

Please contact us with questions or concerns! If you have specific concerns regarding a teacher or class, we encourage you to email, call or meet with the teacher to work on a solution. Our school counselor, Rachel Harrelson, is your contact for scheduling or student concerns. Mrs. Miller, our Youth First Social Workers, is your contact for community resources, family support, student therapy group sessions, Food Bags, Hangers Clothing Bank applications, peer concerns, or general student support. If you have continued concerns, please contact Mr. Meyer or Ms. Branson. What we don't know can't be fixed!