Wolfpack Observer

April 2022

Important Dates

May 3: Algebra EOC

May 5: 8th Grade Science STAAR

May 6: 8th Grade Social Studies STAAR

May 7: 8th Grade Moonlight Ball

May 10: 8th Grade Math STAAR

May 11: 8th Grade Reading STAAR

May 12: 7th Grade Math STAAR

May 13: 7th Grade Reading STAAR

May 17: 6th Grade Math STAAR

May 17: WLMS Spirit Night @ Crumbl Cookies

May 18: 6th Grade Reading STAAR

Spring 2022 STAAR Dates

Dear WLMS Families,

STAAR testing begins in May. All face-to-face students and virtual learning students are scheduled for testing.

Where do testers report on test day?

  • Face-to-face students will receive their test location from their teachers the day before testing.
  • Virtual students need to report to campus by 8:00 each morning. Students will report to the front entry of the school to receive their testing location. Tests are scheduled for four hours.

Test Day Reminders

  • Pencils - Students are encouraged to bring their own pencils for scratch work on test day.
  • Headphones - Students with an oral accommodation are encouraged to bring their own headphones to use with the chromebook. Bluetooth connections are not allowed. Headphones will be provided if needed.
  • Water - Students are encouraged to bring a water bottle on the day of testing.
  • Snacks - Snacks are not allowed during testing. Please have your student eat a good breakfast.
  • Books - Students are encouraged to bring a book to read after testing.

More information about testing can be found on the WLMS Testing website.

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

Thank you,

Leah Hymel

WLMS Test Coordinator

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WLMS Library Books are DUE!!

West Lake Parents and Guardians,

It's that time of year again ... library books are due! Please assist your students with locating all of the WLMS library books that are currently checked out. Empty out those backpacks, check under the beds and in all the closets for those missing library books.

If you need to access your student's account, please follow the directions on the WLMS Check Your Destiny Account Google slides. This will give you a list of all books currently checked out and any fines that may be on your student's account.

If you have any questions about books, please email me at alyssa.newman@humbleisd.net.


Monday, 05/02 - The Spirit Shop (www.wlmspto.com) will close for the year while we prepare to bring you new items for next year. Look for our our reopening July 1st.

Tuesday, 05/17 4-7pm -Spirit Night at Crumbl Cookie in Atascocita! Come in and order a treat and the store will donate back a portion of the sales to the PTO.

Please keep an eye out on our Social Media for ongoing news, even throughout the summer:

Facebook: West Lake Wolves PTO

Twitter: @WLMSWolvesPTO

Instagram: westlakemspto

Counselor's Corner

FINAL Course Verification Opportunity

Final course verification for ALL students will be May 16-20. An email will be sent through Humble ISD connect on or before May 16.

This will be your FINAL opportunity to request changes.

Students of Character Luncheon

Mr. Wiggins and Mrs. Knoeller were excited to present awards to our 8th grade male and female Student's of Character award winners. Humble ISD hosts a luncheon for these amazing students from across the district. These students are chosen by their peers for being exceptional in all ways in school as well as the extra curricular activities they are involved in. Anna Le Sueur and Cody Alexander were named WLMS Students of Character

Counselor Cart - Afternoon Treats for Staff

Counselors were able to provide a walking snack cart for teachers and staff. Teachers were treated to a cold drink and a delicious snack.

WLMS Technology Student Association

Congratulations to our Technology Student Association (TSA) for its 2nd place state win in the largest middle school category!

These 20 students competed in over 200 events at the state competition in Ft. Worth, Texas. These students worked hard all year preparing and qualifying for this trip. This is the fourth state win for WLMS under the leadership of Mr. and Mrs. Tompkins. Overall, these students brought back over 100 top five in the state awards. This is a huge accomplishment!

Lady Wolves DOMINATED track season! DISTRICT CHAMPS!

WLMS Band News

On March 30 and 31, Concert Band, Symphonic Band, and Honors Band attended UIL Concert and sight-reading.

All three bands earned a Division 1 rating on stage and in sight-reading, earning a Sweepstakes - the highest honor any band can achieve at UIL. Congratulations to these students and directors!

Autumn Ridge Middle School News

ARMS Annual Fund Information: The Autumn Ridge Middle School Annual Fund Campaign is an opportunity to partner with parents to provide expanded opportunities for students. In lieu of third-party fundraising efforts, our campus has partnered with the Humble ISD Education Foundation to design a yearly campaign that allows supporters to make a donation in support of our school. Check out the Annual Fund Brochure here!

ARMS Legacy Bricks: Join us in celebrating the inaugural year of Autumn Ridge Middle School with a commemorative brick. For $75.00, you can purchase a brick for the campus with the student's name and cohort year. (2023, 2024, and 2025) For $60.00, you can purchase a brick for a sibling for the campus with the student's name and cohort year.

All proceeds will help establish the Autumn Ridge PTO, its campus programming, gifts to school, and future scholarship awards. Visit the CheddarUp website for more information.

ARMS School Supply Kits: Autumn Ridge Middle School offers the EduKit program as a convenient option for busy families to order school supplies for the upcoming school year. EduKits include the supplies approved by your school.

Student kits are labeled with student name and grade level and will be distributed to the students on the first day of school. Visit the EduKit website to order your kit now.

ARMS Spirit Wear Survey: The Autumn Ridge Gators will open its doors for instruction on Tuesday, August 9, 2022! Please help us select our spirit attire for our inaugural year! Voting is open to students and parents. Voting will be open from April 25, 2022 to May 6, 2022. Thank you for voting for our GATOR SWAG for the 2022-2023 school year! Fill out the Spirit Wear survey here.