Westside Middle School

February 6, 2019

Important Dates

No School February 18th - Presidents Day

Parent Teacher Conferences

Monday March 4th 4:00-8:00pm

Tuesday March 12th 4:00-8:00 pm

March 18-22 - Spring Break

Community Club Information

Families! Second semester is underway and Community Club is gearing up for a busy Spring!

Our next meeting is this Thursday, February 7th if you would like to join us, it's at 6:30 in the WMS Media Center.

Parent/Teacher Conferences are Monday March 4th and Tuesday, March 12th - Community Club will be sponsoring teacher meals during conferences. Please contact Lisa Rezac at lrezac@kbbldservices.com if you would like to assist her or donate money to fund meals or donate items.

Creighton University's Upward Bound Programs

Upward Bound is holding an information session on Creighton University's campus on Friday, February 8th, from 6:00-7:00 P.M. at the Harper Center Building, so that interested families may learn more about our program and pick-up an application for eligible students. To be eligible, students must be first-generation college bound and/or meet federal government low-income guidelines.

If you're not familiar with us, TRiO's Upward Bound programs are federally funded college preparatory programs geared toward students who may not have the support systems at home to successfully graduate high school with the ACT scores, scholarships, and academic and social skills necessary to succeed in college. (More information is available online: https://www.creighton.edu/trio/upwardbound/).

Wednesday Night School

WMS will be starting an after-school consequence on Wednesday evening. This will be a 2-hour detention from 3:00 to 5:00 pm. Teachers will provide homework for students to work on. No Cell Phones will be allowed. Please note that there is not a late bus on Wednesdays, so parents will need to pick up. Deans will notify the parent prior to the Wednesday night school being assigned.

Westside Middle School Talent Show

Talent Show will be held on Wednesday Feb. 13 at 3:00 in PAC. The cost is $2.00 or a food pantry donation. We hope to see you there!
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Introduce a Girl to Engineering Day

Hello parents and those with a passion for engineering!

UNL Engineering Outreach, Lincoln Children’s Museum, and several industry partners are sponsoring the second annual Introduce a Girl to Engineering Day on Saturday, Feb. 23.

Introduce a Girl to Engineering Day

Saturday, Feb. 23, 2019; Nebraska Innovation Campus – 2021 Transformation Dr.

9am-12pm Event will include multiple breakout rotations of hands-on engineering activities as well as an open technology expo with fun-filled booth activities and demonstrations

Event is geared for girls grades 3-12, but all are welcome. Registration is required. Register here today!

Questions can be directed to Sally Wei at swei2@unl.edu.

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WMS Athletics

Wrestling and girls basketball seasons are underway. Practices are held Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, and Friday from 3:30-5:30 p.m. The varsity seasons will wrap up the first week of March. Please contact your child’s coach if you have any questions or concerns about their participation.

The annual WMS Wrestling Invitational will be held on Saturday, March 2nd. This year we are expecting over 250 wrestlers from 17 different schools. Admission for the tournament is $5 for adults and $1 for students. Dan Carlson Athletic Director

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Cold Weather Care for your Mac Book

  • Before turning on your computer, allow it to sit out and reach room temperature (between 50 and 95 Fahrenheit). Powering on the computer while the ambient temperature is outside of this range can cause damage to the computer.
  • Do not leave your computer in the car or any place where it might be exposed to extreme temperatures for extended periods of time (more than a few hours).
  • Keep your computer sleeve/case zipped up to help prevent snow and rain from getting inside, but be aware that the bag is not waterproof.

Please call the WMS Tech Support Department with any additional questions or concerns about your computer. Tech Support Office: (402) 408-8606

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