Howling Herald

December 9, 2022

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Hello Wolf Pack Families,

The festivities continue at Selkirk, right alongside our 2nd-quarter progress reports, which will be live in PowerSchool on Monday.

Lots of excitement around the Winter Ball! Check out the upcoming Tuesday Edition of the Howling Herald for pics. A special shout out to our PTO, the parent volunteers, and Sydnee Wheeler as the event chair.

This Week & Upcoming Events:

This Week:

  • For ASB Dress Up Days, see schedule below.
  • Friday, December 16th, Winter Ball from 6:00-8:00.
  • 2nd Quarter Progress Reports live in PowerSchool on Monday, Dec. 19th.
  • Tuesday, Dec. 20: ASB Assembly
  • Tuesday, Dec. 20: Activity Day during 5th and 6th periods.
  • Winter Break begins on Wednesday, Dec. 21.

Coming Soon (but not too soon!):

  • School begins again on Wednesday, Jan. 4.
  • Boys' basketball practice begins Jan. 4.

Sports This Week:

  • No sports this week, however, sign up for boys' basketball is happening in Final Forms now and practices begin our first day back to school/

Selkirk Giving Tree

Thank you so much for your generosity towards the Selkirk Giving Tree. ASB students wrapped each gift and deliveries will begin soon.

Your generosity is greatly appreciated as we work together to support each member of our PACK.

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PTO Winter Ball Volunteer Opportunities

Volunteer & Donation Sign Up Links:

*Sign up to volunteer at the Winter Ball

*Sign up to donate food for the Winter Ball

*Sign up to donate items for a December Staff Appreciation. Bring items to the office by Dec. 15th.

*Text or email Sydne Wheeler (event chair) *(509)850-0108

Positives for our Wolf PACK

Hot Cocoa Bar raffle prize will happen on Monday. Congrats to Michael M., Carli J., Luke Purdy, & Grant S.

Congratulations to Henry VanA and Adrienne W who won the Scholastic Prize Packs full of fun things from our Book Fair.

Lots of fun new raffle prizes, along with student favorites, will be announced in January. Students can earn raffle tickets by trading in 10 Wolf Bucks or by being selected by a teacher for a PACK Character Award. Students can select which raffle they most want to enter.

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Link to the Basketball Store

Selkirk Community Sense of Belonging Survey

Thank you to those of you who already completed this!!!

As communicated last week, one of the main priorities at Selkirk, and across CVSD, is to help create a strong sense of belonging for all students, staff, and our community. We would love to know how we are doing with this. Please take a moment to complete our brief survey. Your feedback is greatly appreciated.

Selkirk Community Sense of Belonging Survey

Lego Club Update

Lego Club is having a blast! Congrats to the winners of our Original Build Competition from earlier this week:

Best Mech & 1st Overall: Connor Lees

Best Vehicle: Tayne Scully (see attached picture)

Join Lego Club at anytime - We meet Wednesdays after school until 3:45pm in Mrs. Kirsch’s room 217. Sign up using Final Forms!

NO MEETING January 3. Our next meeting will be Wednesday, January 11.

Ping Pong Comes to Selkirk!

Join our newly formed Ping Pong Club that will be advised by Mrs. Mott. Students can sign up in Final Forms. It is free to participate, but we are limited to 20 students, so sign up right away!

The Ping Pong Club will meet on Tuesdays from 2:45-4:00 beginning Dec. 6th.

Meet in the library.

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Toys for Tots

Selkirk is a drop off location for Toys for Tots.

Toys must be new and can be dropped off during office hours.

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Contacts at Selkirk Middle School

Attendance Line: 558-6207 (or email:

Principal, Ty Larsen:

Asst. Principal, Jen Hurst:

Counselor, Connie Mott:

Head Secretary, Mandi Daniels:

Assistant Secretary, Denise Burgess:

6th Grade Math is Cool...Seriously!

If you enjoy math, love to compete, or just want to improve your math skills, consider joining the Selkirk “Math is Cool” team…

Coaches: Mr. Northern, Nate Fox and Andrew Bota

Who: 6th- Graders

When: Mondays & Wednesdays from 2:50-4:00pm

  • First meeting is Wednesday, November 30
  • Finishes with “Math is Cool” Championships on a “yet-to-be-determined date” in early February.

Where: Mr. Northern’s Classroom #314

Open to the first 25 6th-graders to sign-up who have ASB Fee paid!

*Please see Mr. Northern for information or sign-up on Final Forms

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