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:

Upcoming Dates

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

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