West Middle School Home PageWest Middle School
« January 2015 »
Sun Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat
28
29
30
31
1
2
3
4
5
6
7
8
9
10
11
12
13
14
15
16
17
18
19
20
21
22
23
24
25
26
27
28
29
30
31
1
2
3
4
5
6
7

 


Upcoming Events
 
District Announcements
Grand Blanc “Future Bobcats/Bobkitten” Tennis Clinic 2015
Please join the Grand Blanc Girls /Boys Varsity and JV Tennis Players and Coaches for an afternoon of tennis instruction, games, drills and pizza!  The fun starts on Saturday March 7th at the Genesys Athletic Club.  We will start at 6:00 p.m. and finish by 8:00 p.m.  All participants will receive a T-shirt.  Please return your application form by February 27th.

Click HERE for an application.
West Middle School Announcements
West Midddle School Daily Announcements
LATE START DAYWednesday, February 4th, will be a Late Start Day for Grand Blanc West Middle School.  The doors to the building will open at 10:15 a.m. and homeroom will begin at 10:30 a.m.  If you ride a bus to school, you will be picked up at your stop two hours and twenty minutes later than normal.
 
FUTURE CITY:  Future City will not be meeting on Wednesday, January 28th.  A meeting date to clean room 124 will be announced soon. 
 
QUIZ BOWL:  The WMS Quiz Bowl Team practices every Thursday from 3:15-4:30 p.m.  If you have not yet given your permission slip to Mrs. Sidebotham, it must be turned in no later than Wednesday, January 28th.  If not, you will not be allowed to go to East Middle School for the first competition.
 
IDENTITY THEFT & CYBER SAFETY NIGHT:  The Michigan State Police and Michigan Attorney General’s Office will be presenting two programs addressing identity theft and cyber safety on Thursday, February 19th.  These events will both take place at Grand Blanc East High School in the auditorium.  The presentation regarding identity theft will begin at 6:30 p.m. and the one regarding how to keep children safe online will begin at 7:30 p.m.  These events are presented as a courtesy of Grand Blanc Community Schools and there is no charge to attend.
 
SEVENTH GRADE BASKETBALL:  The seventh grade basketball team practices from 3:15-5:00 p.m. daily.  The coach is Mr. Dan Morey.
 
EIGHTH GRADE BASKETBALL:  The eighth grade basketball team practices from 3:18-5:30 p.m. daily.  The coach is Mr. Dave Thamm.
 
SWIMMING & DIVING:  The swim team practices daily at WEST High School until 5:30 p.m.  There is a bus that provides transportation to the high schools each day but the students are responsible for providing their own transportation home.  The swimming coaches are Mrs. Kelli Weber and Mr. Dan Command.  The diving coach is Mrs. Paula Douglas. 
 
CHESS CLUB:  Chess Club will begin on Monday, February 2nd.  It will meet every Monday in Mrs. Rose’s room (126) from 3:15-4:15 p.m.  You must possess at least basic chess skills in order to attend.  Mrs. Sidebotham and Mr. Mucciante are the club sponsors.
 
DRAMA CLUB:  Meetings take place every Tuesday and Thursday from right after school until 5:00 p.m.  The director of this year’s production, Law & Order: Nursery Rhyme Unit, is Mrs. Jennifer Dellorso.
 
CHEERLEADING:  The cheerleading coaches are Mrs. Kerri Hesse and Mrs. Leslie Powell-Stratton.
 
POM  SQUAD:  Practices for the West Middle School pom squad will take place every Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday from 3:30-5:00 p.m. for the remainder of the season.  The coach is Ms. Lauren Burtrum.
 
FRESHMEN SCHEDULING MEETING:  Eighth grade students and their parents are invited to attend a Freshmen Scheduling Meeting in the auditorium at Grand Blanc EAST High School on Tuesday, February 3rd.  Students whose last names begin with the letters A-N will be meeting at 5:30 p.m. and students whose last names begin with the letters O-Z will be meeting at 7:00 p.m.  At these meetings, important information about the high school course selection process will be presented.  Also, representatives from the core curriculum departments and elective courses will be present to answer questions.  If you are unable to attend this event, a video of this program will be posted on the high school’s website at http://grandblanc.high.schoolfusion.us/
 
PARKS & REC LACROSSE:  Informational flyers regarding boys and girls lacrosse leagues sponsored by Grand Blanc Parks & Recreation are available in the Main Office.  Registration ends on Saturday, February 28th
 
HOMEWORK HELP HOUR:  Homework Help Hour takes place every Wednesday in the library from 3:10-4:10 p.m.  Homework Help Hour is for those students that would like a quiet place to work and for those that need help with any subject.  Homework Help Hour is not a social hour nor a place to kill time.  You must come with something specific to work on and you must stay the entire hour. 
 
SPANISH LAB:  Mrs. Casper will be offering her help with Spanish every Wednesday morning at 7:30 a.m. in room 113.  You must come with specific questions or materials on which to work.
 
YEARBOOK CLUB:  The West Middle School Yearbook Club meets in room 108 every Monday from 3:10-4:10 p.m.  The editors are Mr. Mike Munley and Mr. Gregg Mulholland.
 

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.