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Announcements

Got Something to Say? Poetry Slam is for You!

The Peace Center is once again hosting its  Say Your Peace Poetry Reading on May 23rd at 5:30 pm.  It is a free event, but you are encouraged to reserve a seat prior to the event.  

There will be a Say Your Peace Poetry Teen Slam on June 9 at 1:00 pm at the Peace Center.  Students ages 14-21 who are interested in competing in this Slam should register by May 30 The host for the Slam will be Glenis Redmond, Peace Center Poet-in-Residence, and Allan Wolf, Poet and Founder of the Southern Fried Slam.  Glenis Redmond has been the Poet-in-Residence at the Peace Center for the past 7 years and WMS is proud to claim her as one of our own.

To be considered as a participant, submit a sample of your work to Kirsten Toledo by May 30.  Slam prizes include $100 for first place, $50 for second place, and $25 for third place.  Poetry Slam Competition Rules: 3-5 original poems under three minutes each and no props.


Interested in Playing Sports Next Year?

Sixth and seventh graders who are interested in playing sports at WMS next year can pick up a physical packet in the front office.  Athletic forms may also be found on the Athletic website.   Turn in completed packets to Mr. Burnett.

Athletic Awards Given This Week

The soccer and basketball awards ceremony will take place Monday, May 21, at 6:30 p.m.   The softball and baseball awards banquet is Thursday, May 24th at 6:30 p.m.  Congratulations to all  our student-athletes!

Students of the Month for May

Congratulations to the Wildcat Students of the Month, chosen for being EMPATHETIC.  Sixth graders are Jenny Rojas, Ashley Jayne, and Keva Oliver.  Seventh graders are Gracie Willis, Laricza Salgado-Moreno, and Brandi McChesney.  Eighth graders are Bryan Bednez, DJ Fowler, and Katelynn Patterson.  Faculty of the month is the Counseling Department.

A Starry Night at WMS!

It was a Starry, Starry Night at WMS!  Check out these great pictures of the 8th Grade Dance!  

Marcus Whitfield Youth Camp Registration Now Open

The Greenville County Sheriff’s Office is proud to announce that registration has opened up for the 18th Annual Marcus Whitfield Youth Camp.  The camp is designed for incoming 6th graders – incoming 10th graders and will take place from July 9th – July 13th, at Berea High School.  The camp is a youth outreach that deputies organize and participate in, as camp counselors, to mentor youth in the community.  The fun-filled week involved deputies and youth partnering together to teach leadership, responsibility and life lessons through various team building exercises, water sports, community projects and many more exciting games.  The campers will hear motivational speakers, compete in team challenges and do various activities to promote positive relationships in the community.

The camp is in honor of Marcus Whitfield, who was shot and killed in the line of duty, in August, 1999.  Marcus’ sincere passion for helping the youth has carried on and his legacy lives today through the efforts of the camp.  The camp remains completely free for attendees and all expenses are covered through various fundraising and donations throughout the year. 


Attention! Sixth Grade Parents!

Important Notice about Tdap Vaccine: In accordance with South Carolina law, all 7th grade students must have the Tdap vaccination. Tdap is a combination vaccine that protects against three potentially life-threatening bacterial diseases: tetanus, diphtheria, and pertussis (whooping cough).

Woodmont Middle School requires that the vaccination (or exemption) be completed and all immunization certificates turned in to the school before the student starts orientation for the 2018-2019 year.  Students will not receive their schedule if the school does not have all of their correct documentation on file. We appreciate everyone who has already completed the Tdap requirements. If you have not, please be advised of this policy and complete the requirements as soon as possible.

Please do not wait until the start of your child's 7th grade school year.  This must be on file with our nurse prior to the start of 7th grade.  Please feel free to fax proof of vaccination to 864-355-8587, or email it to our School Nurse, Roberta Shaw (rvshaw@greenville.k12.sc.us). Thank you for your immediate attention to this matter.