The Wolves Den
September 20, 2021
September 15th- October 15th- National Hispanic and Latinx Heritage Month
September 21-23rd- Vision Screening for all students. Bring your classes
September 22nd- 6th Grade Goldmine House is at the School Forest all day
September 27th- Picture Retake Day
October 2nd- Happy Custodians Day
October 4-8th- Dress up days to celebrate Lincoln Homecoming Click here for the days!
October 8th- Homecoming Parade 6pm
October 9th- Homecoming Game 1pm
Vision Screening & Vaccines
There will be an all school vision screening starting tomorrow, Tuesday 9/21, Wednesday 9/22, and Thursday 9/23. It is very important that if your student wears their glasses or bring their glasses with them for the vision screening. Please make sure they have their glasses each of these 3 days.
You will receive a contact via mail if your student's screening resulted in a need for a professional examination. If you do not get a contact via the mail, your child passed.
A message from Officer Laabs
When picking up and dropping off your student to Washington Middle School we asked that you follow all posted parking signs around school. Please avoid parking and waiting for yo9u student in the bus loading areas. Also St. Mary's facility should be avoided at all times for parking, or using their parking lot as a turn around. We invite you to park on S. 21st, S. 22nd, S. 23rd and Division St. Thank you for helping keep everyone safe before and after school.
SWIRL: Our School Goal
SWIRL is The Washington Middle School Goal this year. We wanted you all to know what we are focusing on this year and what you can expect to hear from your learners. SWIRL stands for Speaking, Writing, Interacting, Reading, and Listening.
Our goal is to support our students in improving their abilities to interact with each other, you, and the rest of the world by Speaking Writing Interacting Reading and Listening. This year we are targeting specific skills to practice in every class and then we are testing students progress with the specific skill in every class. We are looking forward to sharing the results of the practice and assessment with you every quarter.
News To Share
- MATH TEAM Update: Our math teams are doing great work building connections with students through exploring mathematics. We are excited for the engaging activities we have planned throughout the year. We will be sharing pictures and stories in the Wolves Den every three weeks. Please reach out to Janet Schuster for 6th grade math questions and Derek Nelson for 7th and 8th grade questions.
- Water Bottles: Students are encouraged to bring in their own water bottle to fill up through out the day. Due to Covid Restrictions, our bubblers will not be accessible, but the water bottle stations are still open.
- Morning Drop Off: Students will continue to line up by their assigned door in the morning. Teachers will be outside starting at 7:30 and would love to greet every one of their students then. Teachers will start bringing students to their lockers and then to advisory class for breakfast at 7:35. School starts a 7:45am. If you child arrives after 7:45, they will need to enter the main entrance to check-in in the office.
- Blue/ Gold or A/B/C Day Calendar: Here is a link to the entire year calendar for Blue/Gold or A/B/C days. Your learners electives may alternate between days based on what day it is.
- Cell Phones- If students bring their cell phones to school, our policy is that cell phones need to be kept in student's locker for the duration of the day. If students do not follow this policy they will asked to put their cell phone in their locker or the cell phone will be brought to the office. We are asking loved ones to remind students of this policy.