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Upcoming Events
 
District Announcements
2015-2016 SCHOOLS OF CHOICE

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.
 
105/105c Schools of Choice application deadline,
July 14, 2015 at 4pm
SUMMER SCHOOL 2015
Summer School 2015 Middle School
June 22, 2015 - July 23, 2015 (Mondays - Thursdays) 8 a.m. -12 noon

Middle School Summer School Flyer
Middle School Registration Form
Middle School Online Registration Form


K-5 Enrichment Program
Programs offered from June 22, 2015 - July 17, 2015


K-5 Enrichment Flyer
K-5 Enrichment Registration Form
K-5 Enrichment Online Registration Form


Elementary Special Education Enrichment
Elementary Special Education Enrichment Flyer

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
END-OF-YEAR ACTIVITIES

HIGH SCHOOL GRADUATION – Thursday, May 28th
7:00 p.m.          Perani Arena
 
FINAL EXAMS – Thursday, June 4th and Friday, June 5th
Algebra
 
FINAL EXAMS – Monday, June 1st through Friday, June 5th
World Languages
 
EIGHTH GRADE DANCE – Friday, June 5th
WMS Eighth Graders Only!
7:00 – 9:00 p.m.
 
HONORS PROGRAMS – Tuesday, June 2nd
(In the gym - by invitation only)
8:30 a.m.                      Sixth Grade                  
10:30 a.m.                    Seventh Grade             
1:15 p.m.                      Eighth Grade
 
EIGHTH GRADE DRESS-UP DAY – Wednesday, June 10th
Clothing must still adhere to the WMS dress code.
 
EIGHTH GRADE BREAKFAST – Wednesday, June 10th
8:30 a.m.          Cafetorium
 
EIGHTH GRADE RECOGNITION PRACTICE – Wednesday, June 10th
9:30 a.m.          Cafetorium
 
EIGHTH GRADE RECOGNITION – Wednesday, June 10th
7:00 p.m.          Gymnasium
 
SIXTH GRADE LAST DAY – Thursday, June 11th
8:10 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.               Activities and lunch in the building
12:00 p.m. – 2:15 p.m.               Rollhaven (Grand Blanc)
 
SEVENTH GRADE TRIP – Thursday, June 11th
9:00 a.m. – 2:30 p.m.                 Groveland Oaks County Park (Holly)
 
EIGHTH GRADE TRIP – Thursday, June 11th
6:40 a.m. – 10:00 p.m.               Cedar Point Amusement Park (Sandusky, Ohio)
(Bus departure at 7:00 a.m.)
2015 High School FRESHMAN Football Information
Summer conditioning, camps, and more - Click HERE.
CHILDREN'S GRIEF CAMP
THE MEDICAL TEAM Hospice is sponsoring a two-day children's grief camp for children ages 6-16.  It is a safe place for children to learn to cope with their own grief and to learn that many other children are also coping with the loss of loved ones.  The camp will take place from 9:00 a.m. until 6:00 p.m. on Saturday, June 6th, and Sunday, June 7th, at Covenant Hills Camp & Retreat in Otisville, Michigan.  The application deadline is May 18th.  For more information, please pick up a packet in the Counseling Office or contact Sandra Johnson at sjohnson@medteam.com
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, 2014 ON FILE IN THE MAIN OFFICE.  THERE ARE ABSOLUTELY NO EXCEPTIONS TO THIS RULE!
West Midddle School Daily Announcements
YEARBOOKS:  Yearbooks are now on sale during all lunch periods. The cost for a book is $38.  Those who have pre-purchased their book may pick them up during lunch periods. Personalized books are also here and available for those who have already bought their book.  There are only 215 books over and above those already purchased that are available for sale.  If you would like to have one, make sure get one while they last.
 
HONORS ASSEMBLIES:  This year’s annual honors assemblies will take place in the gym on TUESDAY, June 2nd.  (For those of you that received a postcard invitation to attend, the postcard mistakenly identified June 2nd as Monday.)  The sixth grade program will begin at 8:30 a.m., the seventh grade program at 10:30 a.m., and the eighth grade program at 1:15 p.m. 
 
SEVENTH GRADE BASEBALL:  The seventh grade baseball team will have their end-of-season party on Wednesday, May 27th, in from 3:15-4:30 p.m. in the cafeteria.
 
KICKBALL:  Anyone interested in playing kickball for West Middle School needs to pick up a permission slip from the Counseling Office or room 222 and return the form along with $5 to the Counseling Office no later than Friday, May 29th.  Team roster forms are available along with the permission slips.  Each team may have a maximum of fifteen players.  The kickball season will take place on the following days:  Monday, June 1st, Tuesday, June 2nd, Wednesday, June 3rd, and Thursday, June 4th.  The games will begin at 3:20 p.m. and end at 5:00 p.m.  Students will need to be picked up each day in the back parking lot of the school.  If you have any questions, please contact Mr. Brisson in room 222 or email him at mbrisson@grandblancschools.org.
 
POM TRYOUTS:  Tryouts for the West Middle School pom squad will not take place until after school resumes in the fall.
 
GRIEF RETREATS:  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 TECHNOLOGY CLASSESIf you like technology and are looking for something fun to do this summer, then Grand Blanc Community Ed has tech classes for you!  You can take classes in graphic design, web development, robotics, and programming.  Registration forms are in the Main Office.  Space is limited so hurry and sign up now.
 
HIGH SCHOOL POM:  Any eighth grade girl interested in trying out for the high school’s freshman pom squad should plan on attending tryouts on June 1st, 2nd, and 3rd.  The tryouts will take place in the old gym at East High School from 4:00-6:00 p.m. each day.  You must attend all three days of tryouts in order to be considered for the team.  The coach is Ms. Lisa Szukhent.
 
HIGH SCHOOL CHEERLEADING:  Tryouts for the high school cheerleading squad will take place on June 2nd, 3rd, and 4th at prescheduled times.  If you are interested in joining the program and trying out, you should attend a pre-tryout meeting for parents and athletes on Wednesday, May 27th, at 6:30 p.m. in the gym of Grand Blanc West High School.  If you have any questions or would like more information, please visit GrandBlancHighSchoolCheer@gmail.com.  You must have a current physical on file in order to try out.
 
LIBRARY BOOKS:  All library books are due back to the WMS library no later than Friday, May 29th.
 
DRIVER’S EDUCATION:  Any student born on or before October 15, 2000 that would like to take driver’s training this summer should pick up an informational flier in the Main Office or visit www.grandblancschools.org.  Session #1 takes place June 15-July 1.  Session #2 takes place July 13-July 29th with additional Session 2 classes being offered during the regular school year.  The cost is $380 and includes both sessions.
 
LUNCH CHARGES:  The cafeteria is no longer accepting charges for purchases in the cafeteria.  All outstanding debts must be paid off as well.
 
CHESS CLUB:  Chess Club meets every Monday in Mrs. Rose’s room (126) from 3:15-4:15 p.m.  Mrs. Sidebotham and Mr. Mucciante are the club sponsors. 
 
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. 
 

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.