WMS Community Bulletin 10-17-19
Watertown Middle School 2019-2020
Happy October! I hope your trees stayed intact during these blustery days!
Here are some important upcoming dates:
October 18 - Progress Reports sent home (either Friday or Monday)
i-Ready parent/guardian reports will accompany progress reports
October 18 - School Dance - 7:00-9:30 pm - FOOD DRIVE! (flyer below)
- Tickets are $6 and sold at lunch (not at the door)
- The doors open at 7:00 pm
- The dance ends at 9:30 pm - 6th graders will be dismissed out of the Waverly Street door and 7th/8th graders out of the Bemis Street door
- At the dance, pizza is sold for $1.50/slice, and candy and drinks are 50 cents each.
October 21-25 - STEM Week
October 21 - School Committee Meeting 7:00 pm
October 29 - Anti-Bias Coalition Dinner and Speaker (see info below)
October 30 - WMS School Picture Makeup Day
November 3 - Daylight Savings "Fall Back"
November 5 - NO SCHOOL - Voting Day - Professional Development for teachers
November 6 - End of Quarter 1
November 6 - School Site Council meeting 6:30-8:00 pm
November 11 - NO SCHOOL - Veteran's Day
November 13 - PTO meeting 7:00 pm
November 14 - Afternoon and Evening Parent Conferences (details to come)
November 15 - Peter and the Starcatcher at WHS (details to come)
November 19 - Afternoon and Evening Parent Conferences (details to come)
Monday, Oct. 14 - No School
Tuesday, Oct. 15 - B day
Wednesday, Oct. 16 - A day - Early Release Day - 12:30 pm
Thursday, Oct. 17 - B day
Friday, Oct. 18 - A day
Monday, Oct. 21 - B day
Tuesday, Oct. 22 - A day
Wednesday, Oct. 23 - B day
Thursday, Oct. 24 - A day
Friday, Oct. 25 - B day
Monday, Oct. 28 - A day
Tuesday, Oct. 29 - B day
Wednesday, Oct. 30 - A day
Thursday, Oct. 31 - B day
Friday, Nov. 1 - A day
Monday, Nov. 4 - B day
Tuesday, Nov. 5 - No School - Voting Day
Wednesday, Nov. 6 - A day
Thursday, Nov. 7 - B day
Friday, Nov. 8 - A day
Watertown Talks Equity: Getting Comfortable with Discomfort
An evening to come together to talk about race, bias, and equity in Watertown
Sponsored by the Watertown Anti-Bias Coalition
*** Dr. Darnisa Amante ***
October 29, 2019
Watertown Middle School Auditorium
5:30 dinner, 6:00 event
5:30-6:00 pm Free family-style dinner
6:00 pm What is the Anti-Bias Coalition all about?
6:15 pm Dr. Darnisa Amante shares her thoughts about how we as a community can dig deeply into the issues of race, bias, and equity
7:00 pm Table talk: What brings you here?
7:30 pm Q & A
Hope to see you there!
Watertown Middle School Pride Alliance!
SPORTS EQUIPMENT DRIVE SEPTEMBER 16 TO OCTOBER 31
Collecting: Hockey equipment, lacrosse equipment, sporting sticks, balls, football equipment, shin guards, cleats, running shoes, golf clubs, tennis racquets.
Drop off locations: Watertown High School Athletic Office or Watertown Middle School Main Lobby.