Stilwell Monday Message

Student and Family Communication

September - 9/27/21

Today is an ORANGE day!

This week is Homecoming week for WDMCS. The dress-up days are below and students are welcome to participate each day. This Friday, students attending the football game at Valley Stadium need to enter using the West Top entrance. They will check in with me showing their student ID before heading into the junior designated seating section.

Important Upcoming Dates

  • 10/5 - Virtual PTO meeting @ 12:30 (links to come soon)
  • 10/11 - No School (Staff Professional Development)
  • 10/13 - virtual conferences
  • 10/14 - virtual conferences
  • 10/29 - Career Day
  • 11/3/21 Picture Retakes

Erica Whittle - Principal

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Stiwell PBIS Focus of the Week

This week we will be paying special attention to appropriate hallway behavior. We ask that students are in their classroom seats and ready to go!

Stilwell Students are readers... and Can Be Medeal-Winning Readers!

To kick off a school year of great reading habits, students are encouraged to participate in Stilwell Library's Reading Olympics Challenge! Participants choose from a variety of individual reading challenges on the Reading Olympics Challenge! document. Then they get reading! Any books read or started from the first day of school count toward bronze-, silver-, or gold-medal level prizes that will be announced after the October 8th deadline. The Stilwell library provides books and other resources for all junior high students from 7:20-3:00 each weekday (7:20-1:55 on Wednesday) with digital resources available 24/7. Let Franny Frey, Stilwell teacher-librarian, know if you have questions by emailing her at

8th-Grade Washington DC Trip

Attention 8th-grade families: Is your 8th grader interested in traveling to Washington, DC this summer? Stilwell and Indian Hills 8th graders will have that opportunity June 7-10, 2022. Mr. Bissinger and Mr. Borness will be hosting an online meeting on Tuesday, September 28 at 7 PM.

You will need this Google Meet link to attend:

Cannot attend? No worries! Email Mr. Bissinger at with any questions. If your child is already registered for the trip there's no need to attend the meeting.

Stilwell Athletics

As games and meets begin for our fall sports please check out the schedule for locations and times.

Stilwell Fall Sports Schedule

Volley Ball Website

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Drop Off & Pick-Up Protocol

We understand our parking lot drop-off and pick-up process can be time-consuming. However, we need all families to follow the procedures to ensure our students are safe. Please remember these guidelines:

  • Do not use the back parking lot and blacktop in the back of the building.
  • Do not use the local business as a place to pick up your child.
  • Do not drop off your student or stop for any reason along Vine Street or Grand Avenue.
  • Do not pull into the bus lanes along Vine Street.
  • Do not allow your student to exit the vehicle until you have pulled up to the curb in the parking lot.
  • Please drive slowly through the parking lot.

Stilwell Student Handbook 20-21

Throughout this year you may have questions, need clarifications, or might need to see who you can turn to for help. Please start with the Junior High Schools Handbook.