Announcements 8/19/16

Some important info and dates from Mrs. Ryan:

  • Student Drop Off and Pick Up – please remember that the drop off and pick up lines are one way only from 7:30 – 8:30AM and 2:30 – 3:30PM.  Try to pull up as far as you can so that the line can keep moving smoothly.  Please do not cut through the Board of Education parking lot.
  • Open House for  Grades 5 & 6 is next Tuesday, August 23 at 7:00PM
  • Open House for Grades 7 & 8 is Tuesday, August 30 at 7:00PM with a 6:30 meeting for 8th grade parents about the Chicago Trip.
  • The Fay Auditorium Open House will take place on Sunday, September 11 from 5:00-6:30 p.m. in the auditorium.
  • Mark September 13 on your calendar for a program on Bullying.  The students and teachers will be participating in meeting with our presenter,  Jim Bisenius.  The parent meeting will be held at 7:00pm in Fay Auditorium.

 

PARENTS

Open House for Grades 5 & 6 is Tuesday, August 23, 2016 at 7:00 p.m. at Wyoming Middle School. Please go to your child’s homeroom class to begin the evening.  You will receive your child’s schedule there.

 

Parents of Strings students please go to the following attachment for an overview of the strings program STRINGS overview sheet

 

Attention parents of 6th grade girls:

Girls on the Run is a nationally successful character development program that inspires girls to be joyful, healthy and confident using a fun, experience-based curriculum which creatively integrates running. The programs meet twice per week and combine age-appropriate character development lessons with running games. The program uses exercise, positive reinforcement, and encouraging role models to provide young girls with the confidence they need in those critical pre-teen years. The program is non-competitive, but every girl is encouraged to try her best.

This year, we will have a Girls on the Run club after school for 12-15 sixth grade girls. We will be sending home information with your sixth grader that explains more about the program. Our program will start the week of September 12 and meets for 10 to 12 weeks on Mondays and Wednesdays from 3:30 – 4:45 pm., culminating in a 5K downtown on November 19. Applications will be accepted from Aug 22 9 am until August 29 at 6 pm, then we will hold a random lottery to chose the 15 girls participating. Please talk with your daughter to see if she is interested. The only specification is that they can only miss up to three practices, so please look at your schedule to see if they have time to participate.

More information can also be found at www.gotrcincinnati.org or you can contact Stephanie O’Hara at oharas@wyomingcityschools.org

 

 

Homework Place is a quiet, monitored area where students can go to do homework or meet to work on group projects after school. It is available Monday thru Thursday from 3:10-4:30 and is held in the second floor ELA (west side of building).  Homework place begins on Monday, August 22nd.

 

We are in need of 5th and 6th grade parents for lunch and recess duty. This is a great way to get a glimpse into your child’s world during the day! Commitment is one day a month from 11:24 to 12:02 pm. To find out more and sign up please click on this link:

https://docs.google.com/document/d/1-RtknlQ1HeEu1ovDW3lvOkXF95TgtrcvChfoSXQvAMU/edit?usp=sharing

 

Wyoming PSA LaRosa’s Day – Sunday, August 21st

The first week back to school can always be hectic!  Why not take a break from cooking, settle in to the couch for a long day of football and let LaRosa’s do the cooking for you on Sunday, August 21st!  LaRosa’s is once again offering 10% back to Wyoming PSA for all dine-in, carry-out and delivery orders, all day long!  Be sure to print out this flyer LaRosas Flyer 2016-2017  and give to your delivery person or cashier with your payment.

 

Wyoming PSA Kroger Community Rewards Program

It’s time once again to save big at Kroger AND support your school! Want to know how in TWO easy steps?  Well, you’ve come to the right place!

Step 1: Enroll (or re-enroll!) in Community Rewards for Wyoming PSA

Follow the instructions at following the link Kroger Card Rewards Program to set up your Kroger Community Rewards NOTE: You may need to re-enroll if you have not done so in a while.

Step 2: Start Shopping!

Once you have enrolled, just start shopping!  For every dollar you spend, Kroger will make a donation to the Wyoming PSA; just be sure to scan your rewards card. It’s that easy!

 

Back to School Concert – School may have started but summer isn’t over yet! Come down to the Village Green Friday, August 19th from 6 – 9PM to enjoy a free outdoor concert featuring “The Touchables.” Refreshments, dinner & dessert options will be available from local vendors. There will be fun activities for the kids. Proceeds from beverage sales will be donated back to the local community. Please come and celebrate back-to-school on the green with the City of Wyoming and Junior Woman’s Club!

 

Each year the Wyoming PSA hosts an annual Magazine Sale through Wyoming Middle School. This magazine sale is one of the top PSA fundraisers, generating over $30,000.00 for the schools over the last three years. PSA receives 50% from each subscription sold and proceeds help offset the cost of Camp Kern for 6th grade students as well as the 8th grade Chicago trip.

This year’s sale will run from September 1st-22nd.  Supporters may renew or purchase subscriptions online before or during the sale by going to www.apmags.com and selecting “I’d like to shop and support a school”.  The code for Wyoming is WB3027.

 

Information About Upcoming Cross Country Season – All 7th and 8th grade boys and girls are eligible for joining the Cross Country team.  Practices start on Aug 15.  If you are interested please register through Final Forms.

  • Go to https://wyomingcity-oh.finalforms.com/
  • Sports Physical forms can be found on Final Forms site.
  • All tabs need to be completed and when completed will appear Green.  Some tabs require parent and athlete signatures

Save the Date:  Parent and Athlete Information meeting will be held on Aug 24, starting at 6:00pm in the MS cafeteria

Contact Coach Nocks with questions (rnocks@gmail.com)

 

It’s time to sell Chip Wheelies for WSMA! WSMA (Wyoming School Music Association) supports the music programs in our schools from Kindergarten through High School.  If you have an hour or two to volunteer, we can use your help.  WSMA sells Graeter’s Chip Wheelies at home football games and all the school concerts.  These ice cream sandwiches are a huge favorite with the kids (and adults).  It’s easy!!  We handle the ordering and delivery of Chip Wheelies to a special freezer at the High School.  We’ll supply you with signage, a cash box, and instructions.  It’s a short time commitment. If you have younger kids who want to attend the football game, you’ll have a good excuse for being there.  Concert sales only take about an hour of time.  If you are interested in volunteering, the link is: http://www.signupgenius.com/go/30e0949a5aa2ea75-wsma

 

Wyoming Athletic Boosters Membership – The annual Wyoming Athletic Boosters membership drive is now underway! Join and support all our athletic teams at both the Middle and High Schools.  Please see the following flyer 2016wyoboosterflyer

 

Wyoming Boosters are excited to announce a partnership with ESP Media to promote our student athletes and athletic programs.  Our new website, www.wyomingathletics.org, and our Mobile App will have up to date schedules, rosters, directions and team information.  The mobile app is available through I tunes and Google Play for $.99.  Check out the site for photos and videos of your favorite team and player!  The Wyoming Boosters are proud to continue to support Cowboy athletics from middle school through high school.  Go Cowboys!

 

STUDENTS

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Attention 8th Grade Art Students! 8th grade = PINHOLE PHOTOGRAPHY! You will need a box with a removable lid to make your pinhole camera. Please start looking now for your box. The box could be a shoe box, game/puzzle box, etc. It is due on: Monday, 8/29. You will begin making your camera on this day, so it is imperative that you meet this deadline!

 

Calling All Actors!  Auditions for the musical, including cast, student director, and student choreographer, will be held on Tuesday, August 23d and Wednesday, August 24th from 3:30 p.m. to 5:00 p.m. in the WMS music rooms.  Please check the WMS Drama Blog at http://wyomingms.blogspot.com/ over the weekend for information about signing up for audition time slots and for the mandatory audition form.  There have been technical difficulties with the website that should be resolved this weekend.

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