WHS Cheerleading Tryouts
High School Cheerleading Tryouts for 8th graders needs to attend a mandatory meeting on April 1 at 3pm at the high school in room 117. Clinics will be held April 4-9 at WHS. April 10 at 3pm are tryouts in the high school auxiliary gym. Sign up is in the office.
April 3-5 @ 7 p.m.
Black Box Theater
All Tickets: $5
Click here for the Drama Club blog for cast, crew, and show information!
Drama Club will resume on April 10!
8th Grade Video
It's that time of year again! We are putting together a video for the Class of 2018. Please send a baby picture to Mrs. Swadley for this video. You may submit your student's baby picture in one of following ways:
*Via e-mail (jpeg only) to firstname.lastname@example.org
*Send it in with your child to Mrs. Swadley in room 105.
Please include your student's first and last name and their Monday advisory teacher on the back of the pictures and/or in the email. Please make sure that the picture is school appropriate and only of your child and the original picture submitted will be returned.
Pictures must be submitted no later than TUESDAY, APRIL 15, 2014.
If you have any further questions, please contact Mrs. Swadley at email@example.com.
Update on WMS Computer Usage
The middle school has seen an increase in students using their computers to play games, take self portraits, and other off task behaviors during instruction time. After discussing this with the tech department and teachers, we will be putting in place a similar discipline measure as the high school.
If a student is found playing games, taking self-portraits, or any other programs that are not being used for instruction, the laptop computer will be removed for 2 days. During this time, the student will be required to use paper/pencil to complete classroom assignments. The office will keep track of the number of times the student has had their computer removed and determine if further action needs to be taken.
We would like to thank you for your continued support in the 1:1 technology initiative and we hope this effort will increase on-task behavior in the classroom.
Friday, February 28, 2014
MU president, Tim Wolfe, will be making a stop in Willard on March 5th. The 8th grade class was selected to hear his presentation, therefore on March 5th Mr. Wolfe will talk to 8th graders about the value of a college education. This will take place in the upper gym from 8-9 a.m.
Congratulations to the WMS Archery Team! They took first place with a score of 3,096 in the SW Missouri Invitational tournament this past weekend. They have now qualified to go to the State Tournament at Tan-Tar-A in March! Individual congratulations to Dalton Striegel who placed third with a score of 272 and McKenna Townsend who placed third place with a score of 266.
Until April 7th students in eTime will be working on projects around the theme of animals. On Wednesday and Thursday of this week, are businesses and organizations in the animal field came to the middle school and talked with students. Check out some of the pictures below!
Willard Middle School Principal
WMS Youtube Channel
Past issues of The Pride