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SUMMER & FALL 2016
 
SUMMER CLOSING:  Grand Blanc West Middle School will close at 4:00 p.m. on Friday, June 24th.  The office will reopen on Monday, August 1st, at 8:00 a.m.  Have a safe and enjoyable summer!
 
SCHEDULE PICK-UPSchedule pick-up for the 2016-2017 school year will take place on Tuesday, August 16th, from 8:30 a.m. until noon, 1:00-4:00 p.m., and 5:00-7:00 p.m. and on Wednesday, August 17th, from 8:30 a.m. until noon.  School pictures will be taken and ID cards issued at these times.  If you are unable to attend schedule pick-up on these dates, schedules will also be available in the Main Office from August 22nd through September 1st although photos and ID cards will not be available. Additional opportunities for school pictures and ID cards will present themselves during Open House on Tuesday, August 30th, and on Picture Day on Friday, September 9th.  Any student with an outstanding book or equipment fine will not receive a class schedule until the fine is paid or the materials returned.
 
SIXTH GRADE & NEW STUDENT ORIENTATION:  Orientation for incoming sixth graders and any other student new to Grand Blanc West Middle School will take place in the gym on Tuesday, August 16th.  Please feel free to drop in at any time between 5:30 p.m. and 6:30 p.m. to meet with staff members and pick up important information.
 
OPEN HOUSE:  Open House for the 2016-2017 school year will take place on Tuesday, August 30th.  All teachers will be available from 4:30 p.m. until 6:30 p.m.  Any student that would like to have their school picture taken and receive their WMS ID card may do so during Open House from 4:00 p.m. until 7:00 p.m. in the lecture hall.
 
FIRST DAY OF SCHOOL:  The first day of school for the 2016-2017 school year will take place on Tuesday, September 6th.  This will be a full day of school.
 
PICTURE DAY:  Picture Day will take place on Friday, September 9th, from 7:30 a.m. until 11:00 a.m. in the lecture hall.  This is only for students that have not yet had their picture taken and for those without an ID card.
 
FOOTBALL:  Seventh and eighth grade football will tentatively begin on Monday, August 22nd.  Conditioning and practices will take place the weeks of August 22nd and August 29th, Monday through Thursday, from 3:30-5:30 p.m. each day.  Three days of conditioning are mandatory and a uniform will not be issued to any player that has not met this requirement.  If you are unable to attend one or both of these weeks, you MUST notify the Athletic Office in advance.  A physical dated on or after April 15, 2016 is needed in order to participate.  The seventh grade coaches will be Patrick Mullaly and Andy Torok.  The eighth grade coaches will be Tom Whitt and Joe Zarzycki.
 
CROSS COUNTRY:  Cross Country will begin on Monday, August 22nd.  Conditioning will take place the weeks of August 22nd and August 29th, Monday through Thursday, from 3:30-5:30 p.m. each day.  If you are unable to attend one or both weeks of practice, you MUST notify the Athletic Office in advance.  A physical dated on or after April 15, 2016 is required in order to participate.  The coach will be Mrs. Mary Kennedy-Jacob.
 
BASKETBALL:  Seventh and eighth grade girls’ basketball will begin on Monday, August 22nd.  Practices will take place the weeks of August 22nd and August 29th, Monday through Thursday, from 3:30-5:30 p.m. each day.  If you are unable to attend one or both weeks of practice, you MUST notify the Athletic Office in advance.  A physical dated on or after April 15, 2016 is required in order to participate.  The eighth grade coach will be Ms. Kara Chiano.  The seventh grade coach has not yet been determined.
 
CHEERLEADING:  Seventh and eighth grade football cheerleaders should watch for correspondence from Coach Kina Hetherington regarding summer programs and fall practices.  Remember that you must have a physical dated on or after April 15, 2016 in order to attend any summer programs or fall practices and that the physical that allowed you to try out in the spring is no longer valid. 
 
POM SQUAD:  Pom squad members should watch for correspondence from Coach Kristen Kelly regarding summer programs and fall practices.  Remember that you must have a physical dated on or after April 15, 2016 in order to attend any summer programs or fall practices and that the physical that allowed you to try out in the spring is no longer valid. 


 
ATHLETICS
In order to participate in any sport for the 2016-2017 school year at Grand Blanc West Middle School, you must have a physical dated on or after April 15, 2016 on file in the Main Office.  There are absolutely no exceptions to this rule.
RESOURCE PARENT WORKSHOP
If you are the caregiver of a child that has experienced trauma, helpful workshops are offered by Genesee Health System, Child and Family Services.  These six-week classes will provide valuable information to help you deal with changes in behavior that interfere with learning and relationships.  Classes will be offered in the winter, spring, and fall of 2016, as well as in the winter of 2017.  There is no cost to attend but these classes are strictly for caregivers and childcare will not be provided.  For more information, please pick up a flyer in the West Middle School Counseling Office or call Katherine Boucha at (810) 496-5112.

WMS Annual Education Report
Please click HERE to read the Annual Education Report which provides key information on the 2014-15 educational progress of the West Middle School.