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IT’S NOT TO EARLY TO ORDER SCHOOL SUPPLIES

I know what you’re thinking… What will it be this year? That one item on your child’s back to school list that cannot be found. Not at any store, not anywhere on line. When you order your back to school supply kit from 1st Day School Supplies, you receive the exact supplies your teacher requested delivered in a custom kit for your child! So, this year, don’t worry about the purple plastic folder with pockets and prongs! 1st Day School Supplies has you covered! Order by June 15th!

SCHOOL SUPPLY LIST

Community Event:
Used book sale with titles for all ages June 2-9 in Hartwell
The Public Library of Cincinnati and Hamilton County will be hosting the Friends’ of the Public Library 46th Annual June Book Sale June 2-9 at the Hartwell Warehouse, 8456 Vine Street. For more information, visit:

https://www.cincylibraryfriends.org/2018-june-book-sale/

BOOKS

Wyoming Science and Technology Camp is coming!
This week-long camp is designed to expose students to the world of science and technology through fun, experiential projects! Wyoming City Schools staff provide instruction for this camp for those students currently completing kindergarten through 6th grade.

Wyoming Science and Technology Camp Flyer and Registration Form 2018

SCIENCE

CROSS COUNTRY:

Attention rising 7th and 8th grade boys and girls. If you are interested in getting information about summer fun runs or the Fall Cross Country season, please email Coach Nocks (rnocks@gmail.com).

SOCCER CAMP

https://wyomingmiddleschool.files.wordpress.com/2018/05/wyoming-middle-schoolhigh-school-camp.docx

HIGH SCHOOL GOLF TEAM
Any girl interested in playing on the High School golf team beginning in the fall should contact coach Terry Sheehan at terrysheehan67@gmail.com or in a text at 513-787-3140. Coach Sheehan will collect contact information and then send out details regarding the season. Practice begins on August 1, first match is August 6.
On some selected Monday evenings through the summer, the girls will meet at Wyoming Golf Club for practice. That schedule will be sent when all contact info is collected.

 

WYOMING MIDDLE SCHOOL FOOTBALL
2018 Wyoming Middle School Football
If you are interested in playing 7thor 8thgrade football next year,
you can still sign up.
Email HS Coach Aaron Hancock at hancocka@wyomingcityschools.org
And
Email Middle School Coach Dave Kamerer at dbkamerer@gmail.com
We will email you all the information needed.
On Wyoming!

 

SUMMER CAMP INFORMATION

2018 Summer Camp Information

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A NOTE FROM OUR PRINCIPAL

Dear Wyoming Middle School Community,

Thank you for a wonderful school year. I can’t thank everyone enough for your endless hours of volunteering, chaperoning, organizing, donating and doing whatever was necessary to support students—both at home and at school. Special thanks to our PSA who, as usual, went above and beyond the call of duty to provide whatever was necessary to add to our students’ already rich school experience.

A final word to the Middle School students: I am so honored to be your principal; you make me proud to be a Cowboy. You keep me laughing and young at heart. I am grateful for your joy, insights and amazing talents. Best wishes to our graduating eighth graders, whom I will miss greatly!

Everyone have a safe and happy summer break.

Respectfully,
Jennifer Klein

 

PSA  GREEN TEAM

PSA Green Team Thanks You for a Great Year!

This year was an amazing year on the environmental front, and with your help, the Green Team was able to make a huge difference!

• The Green Team raised over $27,000 for green initiatives across the district, including funding for new waste stations for the middle school. Thank you Janet Zydney for writing the grant and Wyoming Schools Foundation for the funding!
• Our middle school students reduced lunch waste by 35% on Zero Waste Lunch Day. Thank you Laura Lea Murley for organizing the event!
• Added new marker recycling program!
• Avoided 300 plastic water bottles by using pitchers for teacher appreciation day!
• Avoided 16,000 plastic utensil packets with the change to reusable utensils.
• Launched first ever recycling program at May Fete, recycled THOUSANDS of silly string cans, and covered the cost of the recycling dumpster with proceeds from the recycling booth game!

Thank you for all you did this year to support our efforts!

Next year’s Green Team Co-Captains will be Lauren Albarella and Elizabeth O’Keefe. If you are interested in joining next year, please email lauren.albarella@gmail.com.

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PARENTS:

Medication Pick Up

Please pick up any student medications submitted to the nurse prior to summer break. If you have questions, please call Mrs. Judge at 206-7182.

L O S T  A N D  F O U N D
Please come check out the Lost and Found! We have several nice items that have not been claimed. Stop by and look. Items that have not been picked up will be donated. Last day to look … May 30, 2018.

PSA
From Wyoming Parent School Association (PSA):
Please join us for the End of the Year PSA meeting at 9 a.m. Thursday, May 24th, at the Wyoming City Schools Board Office, 420 Springfield Pike, where we will be recapping the year and installing Amy Susskind as the next PSA president along with the rest of the 2018-19 PSA executive board.
Please plan to attend – I would love to see you,
Margaret Brown
PSA President

WMS PARENTS
We love our staff at WMS! To show our appreciation last year, we raised enough money to cater a big taco lunch “fiesta.” Something as simple as this made a huge impact. The staff was incredibly appreciative and are still talking about it! Many of them have asked if it’s happening again :). Let’s do it! Feel no obligation, but if you are looking for a way to love on our staff, we would love to raise enough money to surprise them with another fiesta.
If you would like to pitch in, send cash or a check (made out to Wyoming Middle School) in an envelope marked FIESTA to the WMS office by May 17th. You can also contribute to a PayPal Account created just for this:https://paypal.me/pools/c/84bcfuCAUc
Thank you

Wyoming Science and Technology Camp is coming!
This week-long camp is designed to expose students to the world of science and technology through fun, experiential projects! Wyoming City Schools staff provide instruction for this camp for those students currently completing kindergarten through 6th grade.
Click here for registhttp://www.wyomingcityschools.org/_wyomingcityschools/assets/File/About/Not displayed/2017-18/Wyoming Science and Technology Camp Flyer and Registration Form 2018.pdfration information and form

 

SCIENCE

Community Event:
Used book sale with titles for all ages June 2-9 in Hartwell
The Public Library of Cincinnati and Hamilton County will be hosting the Friends’ of the Public Library 46th Annual June Book Sale June 2-9 at the Hartwell Warehouse, 8456 Vine Street. For more information, visit:

https://www.cincylibraryfriends.org/2018-june-book-sale/

BOOKS

CROSS COUNTRY:
Attention rising 7th and 8th grade boys and girls. If you are interested in getting information about summer fun runs or the Fall Cross Country season, please email Coach Nocks (rnocks@gmail.com).

MODEL UN FOR GRADUATING 8TH GRADERS
“Attention graduating eighth graders: The high school Model UN Club will be attending a conference at Vanderbilt University from November 2nd-4th. This conference will be a great first experience for anyone wishing to know more about Model UN and meet new people at the high school! If you are interested, please bring a $100 deposit to the office by this Thursday.”

 

SOCCER CAMP

Wyoming Middle SchoolHigh School Camp

 

HIGH SCHOOL GOLF TEAM

Any girl interested in playing on the High School golf team beginning in the fall should contact coach Terry Sheehan at terrysheehan67@gmail.com or in a text at 513-787-3140. Coach Sheehan will collect contact information and then send out details regarding the season. Practice begins on August 1, first match is August 6.
On some selected Monday evenings through the summer, the girls will meet at Wyoming Golf Club for practice. That schedule will be sent when all contact info is collected.

 

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R E M I N D E R 

TUESDAY, MAY 22 – LATE START
Parent reminder that on Tuesday, May 22, we will begin school at a later time so that the Wyoming City Schools’ staff can gather for our 6th annual Celebration Day event. Celebration Day is an event hosted by our superintendent, Dr. Susan Lang, to honor employees who have completed 10+ years of service with our community and those who are retiring.
To accommodate this special event, school will begin at the following times on Tuesday, May 22:
Wyoming Middle School – 8:40 a.m.
• Wyoming High School – 9:00 a.m.
• Wyoming Primary Schools – 9:15 a.m.

Buses will run on a 30 minute delay (for middle school students)

 

6th GRADE PARENTS

There are still a few volunteer spots left for the 6th grade field day. Please use the link below to volunteer.

https://www.signupgenius.com/go/10C094BA4AC29A13-6thgrade

 

L O S T  A N D  F O U N D

Please come check out the Lost and Found!  We have several nice items that have not been claimed.  Stop by and look.  Items that have not been picked up will be donated.  Last day to look … May 30, 2018.

 

PSA

From Wyoming Parent School Association (PSA):

Please join us for the End of the Year PSA meeting at 9 a.m. Thursday, May 24th, at the Wyoming City Schools Board Office, 420 Springfield Pike, where we will be recapping the year and installing Amy Susskind as the next PSA president along with the rest of the 2018-19 PSA executive board.

Please plan to attend – I would love to see you,
Margaret Brown
PSA President

 

 

 

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ATTENTION: 8th GRADE PARENTS

The Philadelphia trip is rapidly approaching! Please remember that luggage drop-off is TONIGHT, May 17th, between 6:00 and 8:00 p.m. in the WMS cafeteria. Luggage must be dropped off at that time. It cannot be brought on the morning of the trip. Remember that is an early morning. Everyone must be at the middle school no later than 4:30 A.M. on Saturday, May 19th. Carry-ons can arrive with the students at that time.

8th Grade Parents:
Follow the Philadelphia trip on Twitter! Search #wmsphilly2018

 

MAY FETE INFORMATION

The online sales have closed for May Fete.  The last chance to buy your May Fete ride bracelet or tickets is with CASH or CHECKTONIGHT at the Rec Center  The sale at the Rec Center runs from 6pm – 8pm tonight.  If you cannot make this sale tonight, it’s okay…at May Fete the rides, games and food can also be purchased with cash.  See you tomorrow at May Fete!

Color Guard New Member Clinics!
Do you like to perform? Dance? Or to just want to try something new?
Would you like to be part of an amazing supportive team with other hardworking students?
Come to the Color Guard New Member Clinics and give it a try!
During clinic time all students will be taught some color guard basics. No pressure- come try it out and learn about our 2018-2019 seasons. NO experience is needed.
Clinics are open to anyone who will be entering grades 6-12 next year.
Both clinics will be held in the gym at Wyoming Middle School
Wednesday May 16th 3:30-5 PM
Thursday May 17th 6:30-8 PM
Any questions please feel free to reach out to Nikki DeWitt at nikki@dewitt-family.org.

WMS PARENTS
We love our staff at WMS! To show our appreciation last year, we raised enough money to cater a big taco lunch “fiesta.” Something as simple as this made a huge impact. The staff was incredibly appreciative and are still talking about it! Many of them have asked if it’s happening again :). Let’s do it! Feel no obligation, but if you are looking for a way to love on our staff, we would love to raise enough money to surprise them with another fiesta.
If you would like to pitch in, send cash or a check (made out to Wyoming Middle School) in an envelope marked FIESTA to the WMS office by May 17th. You can also contribute to a PayPal Account created just for this:https://paypal.me/pools/c/84bcfuCAUc
Thank you

 

6th GRADE PARENTS:

6th Grade Parents: 6th grade field day is May 25th at the Rec Center. Please use the Sign Up Genius link below to sign up for a shift to help the teachers supervise the kids. (Information and permission slips were already sent home.)

https://www.signupgenius.com/go/10C094BA4AC29A13-6thgrade

 

7TH GRADE LEADERSHIP SUMMIT @ CAMP KERN

LEADERSHIP

 

CROSS COUNTRY:
Attention rising 7th and 8th grade boys and girls. If you are interested in getting information about summer fun runs or the Fall Cross Country season, please email Coach Nocks (rnocks@gmail.com).

 

WSTC
Wyoming Science and Technology Camp (WSTC)
@ Wyoming Middle School
Weeks of June 18-22 and June 25-29, 2018
Please contact Brenda Pantalone at bp3fcp@gmail.com with any questions.
Attention Science and Technology Professionals — Wyoming’s kids need YOU!
The Science and Technology Summer Camp is seeking engineers, doctors, researchers and other professionals to help us get Wyoming’s kids excited about science and technology. We need professionals working in these fields to volunteer an hour of time at this summer’s camp to present a short kid-friendly, hands-on demonstration related to their field of work. Not sure what you could present? Don’t worry, WSTC organizers are Wyoming educators and will help you develop an activity that will excite the kids, teach them about your profession and be a rewarding experience for you as well. If you work in a science, engineering or technical field, please give Brenda Pantalone (513-379-5674) a call. We’d love to talk to you about how you can bring science and technology to life for Wyoming’s kids.

Wyoming Science and Technology Camp Flyer and Registration Form 2018

 

WYOMING MIDDLE SCHOOL FOOTBALL
2018 Wyoming Middle School Football
If you are interested in playing 7thor 8thgrade football next year,
you can still sign up.
Email HS Coach Aaron Hancock at hancocka@wyomingcityschools.org
And
Email Middle School Coach Dave Kamerer at dbkamerer@gmail.com
We will email you all the information needed.
On Wyoming!

DON’T FORGET SCHOOL SUPPLIES!
Back to school shopping for next year right now … Are you kidding me? Let me remind you of the chaos that comes with last minute back to school shopping in the summer. Why not shop on-line with 1st Day School Supplies versus in-line at Walmart, Target or Staples. In just a few clicks, you will get the exact supplies your teacher requested without the hassle and aggravation that comes with shopping last minute at big box retailers. If you click on 1st Day School Supplies you will be directed to the site to order your supplies.

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8TH   G R A D E   P A R E N T S

 

ATTENTION:  8th GRADE PARENTS

 

 The Philadelphia trip is rapidly approaching!  Please remember that luggage drop-off is Thursday evening, May 17th, between 6:00 and 8:00 p.m. in the WMS cafeteria.  Luggage must be dropped off at that time.  It cannot be brought on the morning of the trip.  Remember that is an early morning.  Everyone must be at the middle school no later than 4:30 A.M. on Saturday, May 19th.  Carry-ons can arrive with the students at that time.

 

 

8th Grade Parents:

Follow the Philadelphia trip on Twitter!  Search #wmsphilly2018

 

 

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M A Y    F E T E    I N F O R M A T I O N 

May Fete is this Friday in downtown Wyoming! Make plans to enjoy this rides, games, food, and fun!

Ticket info:
Today and tomorrow are the last days to buy pre-event tickets! Online sales close Wednesday at 8 p.m. Last in-person Pop-Up Sale is Thursday 6-8 p.m.
Don’t miss your chance to save $7 for each ride bracelet and $1 per ticket sheet!

Online orders are distributed through the school so only families with children in our schools may purchase online. Visit https://wyomingpsa.wordpress.com/may-fete/may-fete-2018-ticket-sales/ — Bottom of the page contains link to Online Ordering.

**Please do not send money to school with your child. This year no tickets will be sold on school property. **

Families without Children in Wyoming City Schools K-12 (who still want to buy tickets at Sale Prices), we’ll have Pop-Up Sales:
Wednesday, May 16 – 9am-11am at Friendship United Methodist Church
Wednesday, May 16 – 6pm-8pm at the Rec Center
Thursday, May 17 – 6pm-8pm at the Rec Center (LAST CHANCE!)
Details at https://drive.google.com/file/d/1qWHw1S9htnbqdP58LDLynhNWCFdV0BEx/view?usp=sharing

Thank you for financially supporting Wyoming PSA by pre-purchasing your tickets!

Volunteer info:

Cake Walk:
Calling all Cake Walk Volunteers and Cake Donations! May Fete is just around the corner and we need your help by volunteering at the booth or donating baked good items!
http://www.signupgenius.com/go/10c0948adae29aafc1-mayfete3

Crack the Safe Booth:
Volunteer at this very easy game to run. Participants draw keys (without looking) and try to unlock a safe. If the keys work, you give ‘em a prize.
https://m.signupgenius.com/#!/showSignUp/10C0948ADAE29AAFC1-mayfete5

Crazy Hat Booth:
If you have the lucky ticket, you win a crazy hat!
https://m.signupgenius.com/#!/showSignUp/10C0948ADAE29AAFC1-mayfete4

Sucker Pull Booth:
There is a need for additional volunteers for our Sucker Pull booth. Please consider donating 2 hours of your day, thank you!
http://www.signupgenius.com/go/10c0948adae29aafc1-20185

Prize Booth:
The fast-paced and fun prize booth could use your assistance! Please consider donating your time! High school-age students are welcome!
https://www.signupgenius.com/go/10c0948adae29aafc1-20184

Grill Masters:
The GRILL/Concession is being chaired by a new dynamic duo – Kelly and Kate Wehby! They need your help with working the grill, filling orders for chips and sides. Use the link to sign up!
https://www.signupgenius.com/go/10c0844aea928aa8-grill

Lucky 13 Booth:
There is a need for additional volunteers for our Sucker Pull booth. Please consider donating 2 hours of your day, thank you!
https://www.signupgenius.com/go/10c0948adae29aafc1-20181

Pop Toss Booth:
Still looking for many volunteers to help run the Pop Toss booth. Middle School and High School students are welcome to volunteer. Please click the link to sign up:
https://m.signupgenius.com/#!/showSignUp/10C0948ADAE29AAFC1-20186

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