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Upcoming Events
5/30/2016
6/2/2016
6/7/2016
- cheer tryout clinic
3:30 PM - 5:00 PM
6/8/2016
- cheer tryout clinic
4:30 PM - 6:00 PM
6/9/2016
 
District Announcements
2016-2017 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 13, 2016
Click HERE for additional details.
 
105/105c School of Choice application deadline,
July 12, 2016 at 4pm

CHECK OUT THE 2016 COMMUNITY ED SUMMER CAMPS!

Bricks for Kidz (Half Day Camp) – Registration / Informational Flyer
August 22nd – 26th
9:00 am - 12:00 pm Animal Grossology (Entering Grades K - 3rd)
1:00 - 4:00 pm Remote control Mania (Entering Grades 4th - 8th)

Einstein by Design Summer Camp (Half Day Camp) – Registration / Informational Flyer
August 1st – 5th
9:00 am - 12:00 pm Preschool Intro to STEAM (Ages 3-4 years, must be potty trained)
1:00 - 4:00 pm Computer Build with the Raspberry Pi (Entering Grades 1st-5th)​

Rata2ee Rangers Summer Camp (Full Day Camp) - Registration / Informational Flyer
August 1st – 5th
9:00 am – 4:00 pm Rata2ee Rangers (Entering Grades 1st – 6th)

Stemnetics (Half Day Camp) – Registration / Informational Flyer
August 8th – 12th
9:00 am - 12:00 pm Raspberry Pi (Entering Grades 3rd - 5th)
1:00 - 4:00 pm Rockets (Entering Grades 3rd - 5th)
1:00 - 4:00 pm Rockets (Entering Grades K - 2nd)​
SUMMER PROGRAMMING FOR K-8 STUDENTS
Check out our summer learning information/registration forms website HERE

Information on:
Camp Learn-A-Lot Grades K-4
Step Up Summer Program Grade 5
Parks and Recreation Summer Programs Grades K-4
Step Up Summer Program Grades 6-8

NAVIGATING OUR DISTRICT TECHNOLOGY: PARENT AND GUARDIAN HELP SHEET
Parents, need help with website log-ins, Synergy grades, Pay Schools, and lunch account information?  Click HERE for a Technology Help Sheet.
West Middle School Announcements
END-OF-YEAR 8TH GRADE ACTIVITIES
Honors Assembly (by invitation only)
Tuesday, May 31st
1:15 p.m.

Dance
Friday, June 3rd
7:00 - 9:00 p.m.

Recognition (graduation)
Tuesday, June 14th
7:00 p.m.

Cedar Point Trip
Wednesday, June 15th
Departure at 7:00 a.m.
Approximate return at 10:00 p.m.

 
West Midddle School Daily Announcements
ALL-SPORTS CONDITIONING CAMP:  Any student athlete in grades six through twelve is invited to attend a speed and conditioning camp this summer.  There will be two sessions:  Session 1 ($75) will take place June 21st-23rd and Session 2 ($110) will take place from July 12th-28th.  There is a $35 discount, if you attend both sessions.  An informational flyer and registration form can be found in the Main Office.  The deadline to register is Friday, June 10th.
 
DENTISTS R US:  “Dentists R Us” will be providing dental cleanings at West Middle School on Thursday, June 9th.  Available services include dental exams, dental cleaning, fluoride treatments, x-rays (if needed), and sealants (if needed).  Students who have had a dental cleaning in the last six months are not eligible.  Students with or without insurance can receive services.  Medicaid Insurance pays 100% of the cost.  There is also a reduced fee of $35 or less for any family with financial hardship.
 
HONORS PROGRAM:  The 2015-2016 West Middle School Honors Programs will take place in the gym on Tuesday, May 31st.  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.  This event is by invitation only and all programs will last approximately one hour.
 
POM TRYOUTS:  Tryouts for the 2016-2017 West Middle School pom squad will take place on Thursday, May 26th, beginning at 3:30 p.m.  Tryout times were assigned during the clinics that were held on Tuesday and Wednesday.
 
CHEERLEADING TRYOUTS:  Tryouts for the WMS football cheerleading squad will take place on Thursday, June 9th, beginning at 3:30 p.m.  There will be two clinics prior to the tryouts:  Tuesday, June 7th, from 3:30-5:00 p.m. and Wednesday,   June 8th, from 4:30-6:00 p.m.  Individual tryout times for June 9th will be assigned at the clinics.  In order to participate in the clinics and tryouts, you must have a physical dated on or after April 15th, 2015 on file in the Main Office.  (If you make the squad, you will be required to present a physical dated on or after April 15, 2016 before practices begin in the fall.
 
CHEERLEADING TRYOUTS:  Tryouts for the WMS football cheerleading squad will take place on Thursday, June 9th, beginning at 3:30 p.m.  There will be two clinics prior to the tryouts:  Tuesday, June 7th, from 3:30-5:00 p.m. and Wednesday,   June 8th, from 4:30-6:00 p.m.  Individual tryout times for June 9th will be assigned at the clinics.  In order to participate in the clinics and tryouts, you must have a physical dated on or after April 15th, 2015 on file in the Main Office.  (If you make the squad, you will be required to present a physical dated on or after April 15, 2016 before practices begin in the fall.
 
FRONTLINE:  This after-school Christian youth club meets every Thursday from 3:15-4:00 p.m. in room 227. 
 
SPANISH LAB:  Mrs. Casper will host Spanish Lab every Wednesday morning from 7:30-8:00 a.m. in room 113.  You must come with specific questions or something on which to work.
 
HOMEWORK HELP HOUR:  Homework Help Hour takes place in the library from 3:10-4:10 p.m. every Wednesday. 

 
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.
Future Bobcat Tennis Clinic
The program is on Saturday, February 27th at the Genesys Athletic Club.  The program will start at 6:00 pm and run until 8:30 pm.  All participants will receive a T-shirt, an evening of tennis instruction, games, drills, and pizza for $30.00.   Flyer and Registration Form

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.