The Wolfpack Observer

November 2020

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Attention Parents & Guardians of GT students!

If you would like your GT student to participate in the GT project this year, please email Alyssa Lovell ( GT students will be meeting in the LMC (library) every Monday and Wednesday. Please have your student join the Schoology GT course by using this join code: 727B-QT4H-SVZTS

The GT project is open to virtual and face to face students!

-Alyssa Lovell (WLMS Media Specialist)

Interested in A+ Academics?

Below are the sponsors and activities we are working on this year. Click on their name to email them and join in the fun competitions. Mr. Kollister will be overseeing all the UIL competitions and be a resource for you as well.

Ms Bass

  • Maps, Graphs, and Charts

  • Social Studies

Ms. Braunstein

  • Dictionary Skills

  • Spelling

  • Listening

Mr. Roesch

  • Oral Reading

  • Impromptu Speaking

  • Modern Oratory

Ms. Smith

  • Calculator Applications

  • Mathematics

  • Number Sense

Ms. Haas

  • Chess Puzzle

Ms. Zamarron

  • Science

Boxtops for Education

Dear West Lake Parents,

Please help us out by downloading the Box Tops for Education app on your phone. Then, you can pick West Lake as your school of choice and all you have to do is scan your receipt after you go grocery shopping and it will automatically credit the school for any items you buy that qualify.

The list of products that qualify are attached below!

Thank you to everyone for your support!!

Picture Day

Picture day will be Thursday, Dec. 10th for on campus students and Friday, Dec 11th for make ups and virtual students.

If your student is virtual: you have the choice to bring your student on this day or wait until retakes in January.

It's never too early to pre-order your yearbook! Please visit to buy your book. Pre-orders will be ONLINE ONLY, no payment accepted on campus.

Did you know that you can purchase a dedication for your student in the back of the yearbook? You can! Make your students' year extra special by purchasing a dedication!

Visit to purchase.

If you have any questions or concerns, please contact Mrs. Fruge (

Quest High School information

The Quest High School application window will open on November 20th and close on January 15th.

Quest High School Admissions Center - Jump Start Your Journey Website

Informational Night - November 30 - 6:00 pm (Zoom)

Informational Night - (Spanish) December 3 - 6:00 pm (Zoom)

Quest High School Contact: Mrs. Melyssa Burke, M.Ed (281-641-7307)

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Veterans Presentation 2020 WLMS

Super Staffer - Mr. Primeaux (7th grade science)

A HUGE shout out to Mr. Primeaux for being our Super Staffer of the Month! He is an innovator in classroom who uses technology, engaging assignments and Schoology to consistently engage his students! Congrats!

What's going on at West Lake?

Mrs. Silas' Spanish Classes

Mrs. Medefesser's Art Classes Create Ceramic Pottery

Congrats to Diego B. for winning the district Cross Country title for 2 years running!

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WLMS Winter Utopia!

Dr. Hodgkinson, Mr. Pfannstiel, Mr. Campbell, and the WLMS PTO helped bring some holiday joy and happiness to the halls of WLMS this week by putting up our holiday tree!
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Mrs. Smither's SPEAK Class

Mrs. Smither's class participated in a “culture in a box” project about various countries in South America. The students had to put several items into the box that represented different aspects of south American culture such as food clothing and sports. The students presented their boxes to the class on Friday.

Thank you WLMS parents for sending pictures of your students!

8th Grade Mousetrap Car Winners

WLMS One Act Play Competition

Mr. Hasting Theatre II class put on two student-directed On Act Plays this week! The level of acting and technical directing was fantastic! What a great way to introduce students to the world of competitive theatre.
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News and Announcements

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Join the Golf Club today!

Learn more about the WLMS Golf Club! Visit the WLMS Website to sign up!
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