Timberwolf Times

Vol. 1 Issue 31, March 27, 2019

Hello Timberwolf Nation!

Good afternoon,


Good luck to all of our track athletes tonight at the District Meet! Bring home the gold!


Have a great rest of the week!!


Regards,


Dr. Melinda Stone

Principal

WoodCreek Junior High

Board Games for the Library

Attention Parents: Do you have gently used games (i.e. Candyland, Clue, Shoots and Ladders, Old Maid, etc.) that your children do not play? The library and ELA Department will be collecting donated board games or card games for teachers to use with fun review activities. Games should include all pieces, directions, and the box they came in. Donations can be brought to the library until Wednesday, April 3rd.
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LAST chance to order a yearbook!

A limited number of extra yearbooks were ordered. Please note that all yearbooks ordered after March 1 are not guaranteed and are on a first come, first serve basis. Once the extra yearbooks are sold, all ordering will be closed! (all ONLINE ordering closes on April 1); unless yearbooks sell out prior!)


Click this link to order your yearbook today

http://jostensyearbooks.com/?REF=A01115687

WCJH Boys Soccer Tryouts

Tryouts for boys’ soccer are right around the corner. Soccer tryouts for boys will be on April 1st with callbacks on April 2nd. 8th graders will try out in the mornings from 7:00- 8:30 while the 7th graders will tryout after school from 4:00- 5:30.


Online forms and physicals must be turned in along with parent signature from the "Soccer Tryout Info Packet" by Thursday, March 28th (forms can be found online or in the coaches’ office).


Late forms will not be accepted. We are excited to see all the talent come out this year!

WCJH Girls Soccer Tryout

Expectations


•Physicals must be completed on the official KISD form and turned in along with KISD on-line forms (go to https://katyisd.rankonesport.com/) by Thursday, March 28th to Coach Deforke (girls) in the coaches office.


•You must attend every day of your tryouts and BE ON TIME and ready to go!

Monday April 1

7th Grade 4:00-5:30PM

8th Grade 7:00-8:30AM


Tuesday April 2

7th Grade 7:00-8:30am

8th Grade 4:00- 5:00 pm


It is important for all athletes to be dropped off on time and picked up on time. All athletes are to be picked up at the FRONT of the school.


•Students will receive their letters letting them know if they made the team on April 2nd at the end of the school day for 7th graders and after tryouts from 8th graders.


•Players should not wear jewelry to tryouts and need to provide their own practice clothes. (PE uniforms or Athletics uniforms are fine.)


All tryouts are CLOSED. Parents must stay behind fenced areas during practice.


• Parents of players making the team will be asked to attend a parent meeting on Wednesday, April 3rd at 6:00pm in the commons at WCJH.

• All teams will practice Monday- Friday from 7:00- 8:30am, with the exception of game days. More information about practices will be given out at parent meeting.


Good luck and we are so excited to see you on the field!

Coach DeForke & Coach Lutes

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8th Grade Ticket Sales are Ending Soon!

Don't miss out on the exciting decorations, fabulous food, amazing raffle prizes, and dancing to your favorite tunes as Incredevents DJs the 8th grade dance! Sign the memory wall with your favorite memory of junior high school. Vote for your friends in the Baby Photo Contest. Take home gift bags and so much!


This once a junior high event ticket sales are ending soon. April 5 on campus and April 7, 2019 online. Join your friends which have already bought their tickets and dress to impress at the Black and White Masquerade Dance!


Tickets are $30 and include all this and so much more. You even get your "clap out" t-shirt to either Katy High School or Tompkins High. Purchase tickets here - https://www.wcjhpta.com/13-home/198-8thgradecelebration2019


FAQs

Do I have to submit a 4x6 baby photo?

No but your graduate will miss out on some great smiles.


Should students wear black and/or white only?

Students may wear any color they choose! Can students bring a guest from another school? No, only WCJH 8th graders may attend.


Do the Students need their Student ID to admitted to the dance?

Yes, please bring your ID. Is there a place where the students can check bags, shoes, purses and coats during the party? Yes, we will have a volunteer run coat check free of charge.


Do I have to bring a masquerade mask?

Masks will be provided for all attending if you choose to pick one. Can I wear a Halloween mask to the dance? Please do not, it will take away from the amazing atmosphere created for that night. I’m unsure of the dress code. Please see our Information Packet with such details and much more.


What is included with the price of a ticket?

Attendance for one to the dance, snacks, drinks, your students future High School t-shirt and the possibilities of winning the coolest door prizes.


My 8th grader says he/she doesn’t want to go. Can I get a ticket at the door if we change our mind?

No, tickets will not be sold the night of the event.


Will I receive a ticket before the Celebration?

No, your students name will be on file and will receive a wristband upon entry the night of.


https://www.wcjhpta.com/13-home/198-8thgradecelebration2019

Thank You to Our 8th Grade Dance Sponsors!

A great big thank you to our newest 8th Grade EOYC and Dance Sponsors! Star Orthodonitics is new to the Katy area and is running a Grand Opening Special! Check it out. Show you love to them but liking on Facebook or Instagram. They are our newest sponsors! Not only are they sponsoring beautiful smiles for the selfie station and photo booth but they also have a very special grand opening event going on until March 31, 2019.


They are also providing our students with a very special TSA approved dental kit perfect for summer camp and summer travel as part of the gift bags to every attendee of the 8th grade dance. Stay tuned we have even more amazing announcements coming your way!


Want to know more about Star Orthodontics? Visit them: https://star-ortho.com/ https://www.facebook.com/starorthokaty/ https://www.instagram.com/starorthodonticskaty/


They have a very special announcement coming the WCJH way so be sure to tell them you are part of the Woodcreek family.


Homeway Mortgage joins us as an 8th grade sponsor! They are also offering WCJH parents a special congratulations on your 8th grade graduate! Email me at 8gradecelebration@wcjhpta.com for the details.. Find out more about this organization online: https://www.homewaymortgage.com/


Clayton Nash is also joining us! They will be providing gift bags and some exciting raffle prizes. You aren't going to want to miss out on these amazing prizes. Find out more about Clayton Nash online - https://www.claytonnash.com/


A great big thank you to our newest sponsor! Our beautiful balloon arrangements and decorations are coming to us courtesy of Boballoons! A local balloon artist and decor company. https://www.boballoons360.com/ Stop by and say Thank you to Boballoons on Facebook - https://www.facebook.com/boballoons360/ Follow them on Pinterest for great party decoration ideas - https://www.pinterest.com/boballoons/


https://www.wcjhpta.com/13-home/198-8thgradecelebration2019

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ATTENTION KHS Incoming Freshman Parents!

Attend the upcoming KATY HIGH SCHOOL FRESHMAN COFFEE on Friday, April 12th at 9:30AM (immediately following the 8:30AM Katy High School Volunteer Celebration in the Katy High School Library).


NO RSVP NEEDED - just attend. We will have information about volunteer opportunities and expectations for your incoming Freshman experience.

Cheer Information CRJH - AJH - OTHS - KHS

CRJH Cheerleader Tryouts

Tryout Clinic: Monday – Wednesday April 1-3

Mock Tryouts: Friday April 4

Tryout Day: Saturday April 6


CRJH Mascot Tryouts

Mascot Clinic: Thursday April 3

Tryouts: Friday April 4

Attention Future Falcon Volleyball Players!

We are excited to have the opportunity to work with you as you prepare to better your volleyball skill level or develop strategies to compete at a higher level. Our camp will give you the chance to develop your volleyball skills, practice drills and participate in game play.


See attachment below for details and to print form

IMPORTANT: 2019-2020 7th Graders

The State of Texas requires specific immunizations for all 7th graders. The vaccines required, are the TDaP Booster, Meningococcal (1 dose AFTER age 10) and Varicella (2 doses). You will receive a notification, in the mail, if your student needs any vaccinations. Students must have these vaccinations (or Reasons of Conscience) before the start of 7th grade.

Lost and Found

Click the red link below for clothing lost and found items, these items only are in the front office by the PTA desk. All lunch boxes, water bottles, shoes, school supplies, and other clothing items will be stored in the cafeteria. Students can check upfront with Ms. Jen for lost and found electronics.

Clothing items will be photographed and displayed on the lost and found link on a 2 week cycle. Clothing items can be claimed in the front office by the PTA desk.


All ITEMS are DONATED EVERY 2 weeks.


Don't forget to put your name on items that you bring to school!

A public meeting has been scheduled for Wednesday, April 17, 2019, at 1:00PM in the Katy Independent School District Education Support Complex, Room 1200 located at 6301 South Stadium Lane, Katy, Texas regarding the ESEA Title I, Title II, Title III, Title IV, IDEA B Special Education, High School Accelerated Instruction and Carl D. Perkins CTE programs as implemented in the 2018-2019 school year and as proposed for 2019-2020 school year. The staff and the public are invited to comment on these programs. A written statement for the record must accompany all comments made. In addition, parent and teacher surveys have been created to gather input on these programs. The links to each electronic survey are listed below.


Parent Survey (English):

https://goo.gl/forms/QHmvURtMGZJBM28V2


Parent Survey (Spanish):

https://goo.gl/forms/qd1GHhZSwaREgFPG2

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Thank you!

A big thank you to the following business and/or community partners that have either made a donation of money, time or resources this school year to help WCJH students and teachers!


Appreciation Financial

Brazos Valley Credit Union

Katy Clear Orthodontics

Southern Divas

Spring Creek Barbecue

Jimmy Changas

Sole Reflexions

Zoners Pizza & Wings

Hasta la Pasta

Lost Cucos

Royal Berry Smoothie Bar

Los Cucos

New Star Nails

Toasted Yolk

Chic-Fil-A Pin Oak

Raising Cane's

Altitude Trampoline Park

Lolo Buttons

THAT STORAGE PLACE

HEB Pin Oak

Great Harvest

Tracy Janosko- SeeTimSell Realty

Supernatural Massage

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Upcoming

April 5th- Early Dismissal


April 9th-10th - STAAR TESTING (closed campus)


April 13th - 8th Grade Dance (6pm-9pm)


April 19 - School Closed


May 3rd - Fun Food Friday


May 13th-16th - STAAR TESTING (closed campus)


May 17th - Student's bring home yearbooks


May 20th - 8th Grade Clap Out


May 20th - Spring Semester Exams (6th period)


May 21 - Spring Semester Exams (1st and 8th periods)


May 22 - Spring Semester Exam ( 2nd and 3rd periods)


May 23 - Spring Semester Exam ( 4th and 5th periods)

Early Dismissal Day

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