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Upcoming Events
 
District Announcements
GRAND BLANC SCHOOLS OF CHOICE APPLICATIONS
Grand Blanc Schools will be accepting, 105 Schools of Choice applications (within Genesee County)
and 105c Schools of Choice applications (Contiguous Counties to Genesee County) beginning Monday June 15, 2015.

Click HERE for additional details.
Click
HERE for 105 Schools of Choice Application (Genesee County Residents)
Click HERE for 105C Schools of Choice Application (Out of Genesee County Residents)

105/105c Schools of Choice application deadline,
July 14, 2015 at 4pm​


CAMP INVENTION 2015
July 13-17th - Grand Blanc East Middle School
Camp Invention is where BIG ideas become the next BIG thing! Local educators lead a week of hands-on activities created especially for elementary school children. Boys and girls  spend time pushing the limits during high-energy games, working with teammates to construct a freestyle racing cart and taking apart electronics to assemble something new. Lessons explore connections between science, technology, engineering and innovation. Discounts are available, so register today!  Visit www.campinvention.org or call 800.968.4332 for information.
Click HERE for the informational flyer.
West Middle School Announcements
2015 High School FRESHMAN Football Information
Summer conditioning, camps, and more - Click HERE.
ATHLETICS
IN ORDER TO PARTICIPATE IN ANY SPORT AT GRAND BLANC WEST MIDDLE SCHOOL, YOU MUST HAVE A PHYSICAL DATED ON OR AFTER APRIL 15, 2015 ON FILE IN THE MAIN OFFICE.  THERE ARE ABSOLUTELY NO EXCEPTIONS TO THIS RULE!
West Midddle School Daily Announcements
BOOK FINES:  All book fines must be paid in full before a student can receive a schedule in the fall.  If you disagree with a fine, you need to settle the matter with the teacher that gives you the fine.  The Main Office will not dismiss or adjust any fine issued by a teacher.  All fines are payable in the Main Office.
  
FOOTBALL:  Seventh and eighth grade football will begin on Monday, August 24th.  Conditioning and practices will take place the weeks of August 24th and August 31st, 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, 2015 is needed in order to participate.
 
CROSS COUNTRY:  Cross Country will begin on Monday, August 24th.  Conditioning will take place the weeks of August 24th and August 31st, 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, 2015 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 24th.  Practices will take place the weeks of August 24th and August 31st, 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, 2015 is required in order to participate.  The seventh grade coach will be Mr. Dave Thamm and the eighth grade coach will be Ms. Kara Chiano.
 
CHEERLEADING:  Seventh and eighth grade football cheerleaders should watch for correspondence from Coach Hesse regarding summer programs and fall practices.  Remember that you must have a physical dated on or after April 15, 2015 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 TRYOUTS:  Tryouts for the West Middle School pom squad will not take place until after school resumes in the fall.
 
SCHEDULE PICK-UPSchedule pick-up for the 2015-2016 school year will take place on Tuesday, August 18th, from 8:30 a.m. until noon, 1:00-4:00 p.m., and 5:00-7:00 p.m. and on Wednesday, August 19th, 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 20th through September 3rd 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, September 1st, and on Picture Day the first week of school.  Any student with an outstanding book or equipment fine will not receive a class schedule until the fine is paid or the materials returned.
 
OPEN HOUSE:  Open House for the 2015-2016 school year will take place on Tuesday, September 1st.  Sixth grade teachers will be available from 4:00-5:30 p.m.  Seventh and eighth grade teachers will be available from 5:00-6:30 p.m.  Elective teachers will be available from 4:30-6:00 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 4:00-7:00 p.m.
 
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 18th.  Please feel free to drop in any time between 5:30 p.m. and 6:30 p.m. to visit with staff members and pick up important information.

FIRST DAY OF SCHOOL:  The first day of school for the 2015-2016 school year will be Tuesday, September 8th.  This will be a full day of school.
 
GRIEF RETREAT:  Heartland Hospice is sponsoring a grief retreat for adults that have had a significant loss due to the death of a loved one.  Heartland provides a supportive, confidential place where feelings of grief and loss can be shared.  This September retreat will provide an opportunity for participants to work through the grieving process and learn constructive ways to cope with their loss.  If you know of someone that would benefit from this retreat, please contact Heartland Hospice at (888) 427-6818. 



 

 

 

Summer Enrichment Opportunities
 
  GBCS Summer School 2015 Middle School
June 22, 2015 - July 23, 2015 (Mondays - Thursdays) 8 a.m. -12 noon
 
July 13-17th - Grand Blanc East Middle School
  Grand Blanc Community Education Summer 2015
Dates vary
  Summer Youth EXPO 2015
May 21, 2015 (Thursday) 3 p.m. - 7 p.m.
  Base Camp Summer Camps
Dates vary
  Kettering University Robotics Programs
Dates & Times Vary
  Genesee District Library Events
Dates & Times Vary
  University of Detroit Mercy (Kettering location) Speed Reading & Study Skills Programs
June 15, 2015 - July 13, 2015 (Mondays) 1:00 p.m. - 3:30 p.m.

WMS Annual Education Report
Please click HERE to read the Annual Education Report which provides key information on the 2013-14 educational progress of the West Middle School.