Wolfpack Observer

February 2022

WLMS Important Dates

March 7 - 10: WLMS Dance Team Tryouts

March 11: End of the 3rd Nine Weeks

March 14 - 18: Spring Break Holiday

March 24: NJHS Meeting

March 28 - 30: District Track Meets

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Try-outs for the WLMS Luminaires and Autumn Ridge Dance Teams

Registration to tryout for our upcoming 2022 - 2023 season will close this Friday, March 4th. Please use the following link for the Google Form for Registration. 2022 - 2023 Dance Team Tryout Application Form

Use the following link to pay for your $10 registration fee which is due on or before March 7th. https://my.cheddarup.com/c/wlms-arms-tryout-fee

Here is the website that will contain all important tryout details including all information required for tryouts. https://www.humbleisd.net/Page/102590

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WLMS Celebrates Black History Month

Black History Month is an annual celebration of achievements by African Americans and a time for recognizing their central role in U.S. history. Also known as African American History Month, the event grew out of “Negro History Week,” the brainchild of noted historian Carter G. Woodson and other prominent African Americans. Since 1976, every U.S. president has officially designated the month of February as Black History Month. Other countries around the world, including Canada and the United Kingdom, also devote a month to celebrating Black history.

The Black History Month 2022 theme, “Black Health and Wellness,” explores "the legacy of not only Black scholars and medical practitioners in Western medicine, but also other ways of knowing (e.g., birth workers, doulas, midwives, naturopaths, herbalists, etc.) throughout the African Diaspora. The 2022 theme considers activities, rituals and initiatives that Black communities have done to be well." - from History.com

WLMS Students celebrated Black History Month by honoring, investigating, researching and studying important figures in Black History as well as completing a PBL through RELA called "Interactive Museum of Influential African Americans"!

Humble ISD Parent U

Dual Credit Summer Academy 2022: Virtual March 9 Did you know that students in Humble ISD have the opportunity to earn both original high school credit and college credit during the summer? This allows students to free up their schedule during the school year to take other courses they may be interested in. Come hear about the dual credit offerings for this upcoming summer along with the process to enroll. Register Here.

Social & Emotional Learning Series: Relationship Skills: Virtual April 7 Connecting with others is important! But does your child have the relationship skills to build strong connections? Join us to learn how to support your child in building healthy relationships with others. Register Here

Delegating: A Time Management Skill: Virtual April 21 Busy. Busy. No time left in the day to get everything accomplished. Delegating tasks is a skill. Join us and learn the basic strategies of delegation and have more time for yourself and family. Register Here

Humble ISD Advanced Academics Course Fair @ AHS

Is your student planning or thinking about taking an AP or Advanced courses next school year? Do you and/or your student have questions about the AP or Advanced programs offered at Atascocita High School?

If so, then please join us on Thursday, March 3rd for the AHS Annual Advanced Academics Course Fair! The Course Fair will be held in the Small Gym at AHS from 8:00 AM - 9:00 AM (late arrival day). This is a great opportunity to learn more about our AP and Advanced course options, visit with teachers to find out more about the advanced course they teach, and make decisions about the classes your student would like to take next school year.

Please feel free to reach out to Elyse McGinnis at 281-641-7513 or emcginn@humbleisd.net if you have any questions regarding this event.

Hope to see you and your student there!

Spring 2022 STAAR Dates

STAAR Test Dates are posted on the WLMS Testing Information website.

As testing approaches, more information about what to expect on test day will be shared.

If you have any questions, please feel free to contact Leah Hymel, WLMS Testing Facilitator, at leah.hymel@humbleisd.net or 281-641-5840.

WLMS Yearbook is on sale NOW!

The WLMS yearbook is on sale now! Be sure to pre-order your student's yearbook as supplies are limited and you don't want to miss out! More than half the pre-ordered books are already accounted for, so don't miss your chance for this year's memories!

You can purchase the yearbook at www.balfour.com

Did you know that you can also order a dedication for your student? This can be done at the same time as your book purchase! (Please note- these are two separate costs) For assistance with purchasing a yearbook or a dedication/ad, please see the attached PDF. The deadline for dedications to be submitted is January 28th!

Please let Mrs. Frugé (linda.fruge@humbleisd.net) know if you have any questions!

Attention: Calling all Immunization records!

As your children receive their middle school immunizations, please remember to bring or send a copy of their updated immunization record to Mrs. Metcalf (nurse) at the WLMS clinic. Many of your children have probably already received these immunizations. For those who still need their updated vaccines, please make these appointments very soon. According to Texas state law, without proof of the required vaccines, your child(ren) will not be able to attend school and may be withdrawn.

This is especially important for current 6th grade students who are entering 7th grade. Please call Mrs. Metcalf (nurse) at 281-641-5805 if you have any questions. Her email address is Mallory.Metcalf@humbleisd.net

6th Grade
Polio - 4 doses with 1 after 4th birthday
DTaP/DT/DTaP - 5 doses with 1 after the 4th birthday
MMR - 2 doses, 1st dose after 1st birthday
Hepatitis B - 3 doses
Varicella - 2 doses, 1st dose after 1st birthday
Hepatitis A - 2 doses, 1st dose after the 1st birthday

7th Grade
Polio - 4 doses with one after 4th birthday
DTP/DT/DTaP- 5 doses with one after 4th birthday

Tdap/DT - booster
MMR - 2 doses, 1st dose after 1st birthday
Hepatitis B - 3 doses

Hepatitis A - 2 doses, 1st dose after the 1st birthday
Varicella - 2 doses after the 1st birthday

Meningococcal (MCV4) - 1 dose

8th Grade

Polio - 4 doses with 1 after 4th birthday
DTaP/DT/DTP - 3 doses with one after the 4th birthday
Tdap/DT - booster
MMR - 2 doses, 1st dose after 1st birthday
Hepatitis B - 3 doses

Hepatitis A - 2 doses, 1st dose after the 1st birthday
Varicella - 2 doses - first must be given after 1st birthday

Meningococcal (MCV4) – 1 dose

WLMS PTO News and Events

February was BUSY!

PTO was able to award grants to the RELA, Math and Science departments as well as the Technology Student Association in February. We are glad to be able to support the staff/students throughout the year. Next department, History!

PTO and Student Council hosted a spirit filled Spirit Color Challenge on Tuesday, 02/22/22. 8th grade showed out and were able to secure a cool win! They were rewarded with ice pops during lunch the following week.

Through generous donations we also had a Taco Tuesday for the staff during our Spirit Day.

Thank you for coming out to our Spirit Night at Texas Roadhouse. We are excited to announce that Mr. Barnes was the teacher that won the gift certificate dinner for two.

Upcoming events:

Wednesday, March 9th 5-9 is our next spirit night at Bahama Buck’s. Mention that you are there to support the WLMS PTO and they will donate 20% of your purchase back to us.

Please join us March 23 at 6pm in the cafeteria for our annual PTO General Meeting.

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What's going on at WLMS?

WLMS Art News

We are super Proud of our WLMS Artists! 10 amazing pieces in the Art in the Middle Contest at Spring Street Studios. Two made it in the Top 30 finalists, Sophia Slaughter and Evelyn Brenes. Their pieces will go on display at the Bayou City Art Festival!

WLMS Orchestra News

The First Year Orchestra students had their Solo contest on February 25th, where 57 students earned the highest possible "Superior" rating for their solo performance!

Students spent several weeks preparing their music, and performed in front of a judge for feedback and a rating.

WLMS Band News

The WLMS Beginning Band had their Mid-Winter Concert on February 3rd. You can watch their AMAZING performance here.

Congratulations to Ms. Longlois and her students!

WLMS Culinary Presents: The Milk Street Cafe

On February 18th, the WLMS Culinary and Hospitality classes served WLMS staff, teachers and parents at the Milk Street Café, WLMS' first ever restaurant! WLMS students worked together to create an amazing dining experiences with hostesses, servers, and a buffet-style brunch. This was an absolutely fabulous example of a project based learning experience for students. Congratulations to Mrs. Tralie, Ms. Pasquale and all of their amazing students.