Announcements 10/15/14

Reminder for Parents and Students:  Friday, October 17 is Picture Retake day.  If you want to retake your picture, all you have to do is bring in the picture package you don’t want, give it to the photographer and they will retake your picture and send you the same package with the new pictures.  If you haven’t had your picture taken, we have picture forms in the office that you can pick up.


Attention 8th Grade Parents:  Please remember that the $100.00 deposit for the optional Chicago trip is due Friday, October 24, 2014.  Go to the following attachments for the original letter mailed home Chicago Letter #1 14-15Travel Cancellation Protection 2015


From the Counseling Office… Support Groups Beginning Soon  Please see the attached information about upcoming student support groups:  groups letter groups letter


Wyoming Youth Services Needs Your Input:  Wyoming Youth Services is dedicated to making our community a better place to live through meaningful programs and services that address real needs among the children and families in Wyoming.  In order to ensure that we are continuing to offer the highest quality services, and that we are targeting the most important needs in our community, we actively solicit feedback from Wyoming residents like you.  We would very much appreciate it if you could take a few minutes to respond to the brief survey accessible through the link below.  Your input is critical to ensuring that our organization continues to offer the best programs and services to address the needs of our community.


It’s Time to Purchase a Yearbook!  If you would like to purchase a yearbook for your child, go to

  • Cost is $25 now through 12/31/14
  • After 12/31/14 the cost is $30
  • Sale ends on 1/30/15


8th Grade Ads for Yearbook – 8th grade parents have the option of purchasing an ad dedicated to their child for the yearbook.  The cost of an ad is $25.00. If you would like to purchase an ad, please go to: and follow the directions.

Please enclose these 2 items photo (no digital) and check (no cash)made payable to Wyoming Board of Education, in anenvelope marked“8th Grade Ad”. Parents traditionally choose an infant or preschool picture of their child.  Please submit original photo. Photos will be returned by January.  Turn into homeroom teacher.  Deadline for submission is Friday, October 24, 2014 by 3:00 pm. NO EXCEPTIONS!  The yearbook staff has deadlines to meet. If you have any questions, please contact Teresa Osborne via email




Remember your hats tomorrow!  Thursday, October 16 is Caps for the Cure at the Middle School. Students are encouraged to wear a hat for the day and donate $1 or more.  All money will be donated to The Cure Starts Now.  100% of the donations will go directly to pediatric cancer research.


Because of the rain, students will have the chance to be graffiti artists again tomorrow at recess.  Make it Happen is sponsoring “Chalk for a Cause.” Students make a donation and can draw on the sidewalk going out to the Athletic field.  All money raised will be given to The Cure Starts Now.


Attention all 7th and 8th Grade Girls interested in playing basketball for WMS this year:  There is a mandatory meeting today for girls who are going to try out for basketball and their parents at 5:00 pm in Room 13 (Mr. Kunkel’s room).  We will share the schedule for the year, team expectations, and the tryout process.  Please contact Mr. Whipp or Mr. Kunkel in advance if you cannot attend.


Attention all WMS students:  You have a great opportunity on Thursday evening at the Wyoming Public Library—author Kate Hattemer will be discussing her new book , The Vigilante Poets of Selwyn Academy.  Kids from a high achieving school take on a zany TV reality show called “For Art’s Sake” which is taping at their school—they take on the show through the power of the pen.  Her book is filled with friendship,  secrets, corruption and a grand adventure you certainly won’t forget!  Thursday at 6:30 at our Wyoming Branch Library.

Get to meet Kate Hattemer, discuss her book and get autographs!


Attention 7th and 8th grade Model UN students: Remember that we have our first work session this Saturday. We will meet in the high school cafeteria from 10:00 a.m. to noon.



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