Fine Arts Center Visitations for 2019-2020
Middle and High School students who are interested in applying to the High School Fine Arts Center program are invited to attend an open house this fall. Prior to the visit, students must complete the appropriate form below with all necessary signatures. The high school visitation is November 15th from 1:30 -2:30 p.m. The middle school visit is November 15th from 9:15 -11:05 a.m. and is for 8th grade students only. High School Form or Middle School Form
Thanks to Jason's Deli
A big shout-out and thanks to Jason's Deli for partnering with our PTA this week on some box lunches!
Red Ribbon Week 2018
Show your committment to being drug-free! WMS will celebrate Red Ribbon Week from October 23 -26. There will be a door decorating contest and the winning homeroom gets to choose another homeroom to play in a dodgeball game on November 2nd. Students will be able to pay $1.00 to attend and watch the game. There will be a daily trivia question and a banner for students to sign at lunch.
Activities during Red Ribbon Week include the following:
Tuesday: Pajama Day - Don't let drugs steal your dreams! Also, grade level assemblies will be held during first Related Arts.
Wednesday: Hat Day - Put a cap on drugs!
Thursday: Superhero Day - You have have the power to say NO to drugs! Also, Phoenix Center will speak to all PE classes.
Friday: Wear Red Day - Be Proud to be Drug Free!
Also, on Friday, November 2nd, students will be allowed to wear Halloween costumes (no charge) as part of Red Ribbon Week. The delayed costume day is due to Benchmark Testing on October 31st.
EveryoneOn offers low-cost Internet
EveryoneOn is a national nonprofit that creates social and economic opportunity by connecting everyone to the internet. If you or someone you know needs access to low-cost internet, please check out this website for more details.
Intramurals are Starting Up!
Coach Sexton and Coach Candler are offering Intramural Sports each week in the gym starting at 7:45 a.m. On Tuesdays and Thursday, students may participate in "Team Games". Sign up sheets will be available in the gym to sign up for team spots. The first team game will be basketball and those sign-ups start Wednesday, Oct. 3rd in the gym. Students may come during their Lift time to sign up and then go back to class. We will rotate through a variety of units so students should listen to announcements to know what sport is being offered and when to sign up.
On Wednesdays and Fridays we will be doing weight lifting (Sexton) 8th GRADE ONLY and Zen Den/Yoga (Candler) open to anyone. These sign-ups will start on Wednesday, Oct. 3rd in the gym. Students are welcome to come during their Lift time to sign up and then go back to class. Space is limited for these two intramural activities so sign-ups are first come-first served. Zen Den sign ups will be weekly and ever changing.
Field Trip Info for ALL Grades
SIXTH graders are invited to take a trip to Atlanta, GA on March 6, 2019, from 8:00 a.m. to 9:00 p.m. In Atlanta, students will visit the Georgia Aquarium as well as enjoy a Medieval Times Educational Matinee Show and lunch. Dinner will be at the Mall of Georgia. Cost for this trip is $139.00 ($159.00 per adult chaperone). Faculty contact: Farah Loveless
SEVENTH graders, don't miss out on the field trip to Washington, DC, March 19-22, 2019. You'll get to experience the sights and sounds of our nation's capital. Visits to Arlington National Cemetery, the National Air and Space Museum, the monuments, the Holocaust Museum, the National Museum of African American History and Culture, and the National Museum of the Marine Corps are included. The cost is $519 per person (4 to a room). It's a trip you don't want to miss! Faculty contact: Lisa Bondy
EIGHTH graders, you've got the opportunity to learn more about South Carolina history when you travel to Charleston, SC, March 13-15, 2019. Tour the SC Aquarium, Boone Hall Plantation, the USS Yorktown and USS Clamagore, Fort Moultrie, and the Citadel. Enjoy a Fort Sumter Harbor Cruse, ECO tour, and a guided walking tour of the Charleston historic district. Cost of this trip is $449.00 per person (with 4 to a room).
Congratulations Students & Staff of the Month!
Congratulations to our students and staff of the month for SEPTEMBER for being RESPONSIBLE.
Olivia Kamoto (6)
Jordan Wilson (7)
Vance Clark (8)
Ana Cuartes (Staff)
WHS Father-Daughter Dance
The Woodmont High School Father Daughter Dance will be held Friday, November 16 from 6:00-800 p.m.! Tickets will go on sale 10/1/18 and the link will go live that the Woodmont High school webpage. Tickets will be $10 per couple and $5 per additional girl. There will be a photographer on hand to capture the memorable moment. Digital or print photos will be available for $10 or $15 the night of dance. Keepsake color changing roses 🌹 will be on sale for $5.00. Light desserts & punch will be served.
Shout Out on the Spirit Rock!
WMS and the PTA are offering a creative way to give express your child's birthday or give a shout out for game days or other special events. For just $5.00, your special message will be added to the Spirit Rock in the front of the school. Use the Spirit Rock Shout Out Form to reserve your place on the rock!
Yearbooks are on sale now!
Order your yearbook today! Check out Josten's Yearbook website to get all the details.