WCMS Counseling Center
Parent Newsletter: 3rd Quarter 2015-2016
Getting ready for TN Ready
Watch the video below to help prepare your child for these upcoming assessments:
8th grade transition activities
Jan. 13: “Chart your course” at 5 PM at WCHS
Jan. 14: Career academy night @ 6 PM at WCMS *If parents are unable attend on this date, similar sessions will be held on 1/12 at the following schools: KMS, NEMS, MCMS, RoMS
Jan. 22: Career academy applications due
*Contact the high school counseling center to make a registration appointment (931-503-1788 ext. 2011)
May 20: high school tours
Does your child have a cell phone?
Phones aren't just a privacy issue but a safety issue as well. What can you do to keep you child safe? Discussing what your child has on their phone can help your child make better decisions. What can you do to keep the lines of communication open? Take a look at this article about phone apps that your child may have access to: http://www.sunshineandhurricanes.com/worst-apps-for-kids/ .
City Saver Coupon Books
For the sixth consecutive year, the Clarksville-Montgomery County School System and CMC Education Foundation have partnered together to sponsor the City Saver Education Funding Campaign that will run from Jan. 15 – Feb. 12, 2016. The 360-page book will sell for $20 and includes dozens of buy one, get one free and 50% off discounts that do not expire until 2017. We would like for each student to sell at least two books. Please help us support education!
Has your child talked about our 1st semester FMA Live! performance?
FMA Live!’s Forces in Motion show is an interactive, traveling hip-hop concert that teaches Newton’s Universal Law of Gravity and Three Laws of Motion. Named after Newton’s Second Law of Motion [Force equals Mass times Acceleration], the show connects science and engineering to everyday life and how studying Newtonian physics can lead to interesting, competitive careers. Check out our clip below:
Jan. 18 - Martin Luther King Jr. Day (No School)
Jan. 29 - 2nd Nine Weeks Honor Roll and B.U.G. List Reward Party
Feb. 1- Progress Reports
Feb. 8-16 - 6th Grade TNReady State Testing
Feb. 15- No school
Feb. 17-24 - 7th Grade TNReady State Testing
Feb. 22- Progress Reports
Feb. 25, 29 & Mar. 2-7 - 8th Grade TNReady State Testing
Feb. 26- Early Dismissal
Mar. 1- No school
Mar. 25- Apr. 3- Spring Break