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 Welcome to Western Middle School

An authorized International Baccalaureate School

Gordon Beinstein, Principal 
                        Albert Sackey, Assistant Principal
                          Thomas Healy, Assistant Principal  


Western Weekly, April 11, 2014 (English Version).  Haga clic aquí para ver la versión en español. Viernes, Abril 72014.


Dr. Grace Parks speaks to WMS

Dr. Grace Park visits WMS to speak about the Nutmeg Spay/Neuter Clinic  in conjunction with our One School, One Book reading of Joan Bauer's Almost Home.

6th Grade Parents: Nature's Classroom Wiki Link!

Connect here to find last minute information about our upcoming trip on
May 19 - 23rd.  
(NO need to sign in - simply view pages)
You can see the packing list your child forgot to bring home.
Information about when you should drop your child off & pick him or her up!
Information about when all medicines need to be in.
Emergency phone number & mailing address!
Honesty Form YOU and your child, BOTH have to sign!
See pictures that will be updated daily once the trip begins!

 Access the Parent Portal to Check Grades 
or use Quicklink on the left menu!

Still have problems logging in?  Send an email to: parent_portal@greenwich.k12.ct.us

Spring Sports

Watch here for details.

International Night

Thank You to everyone who attended or assisted with International Night.  It was a huge success!

Yearbook Orders!

Year books can still be ordered for $42.  Order a copy today using the link below or submit the paper order form which is also below.  If you have any questions contact Ms. DeBlasio or Ms. DeFeo.  Click the link for information. http://jostensyearbooks.com/?REF=A01039200 Click here for the order form.

Congratulations Mr. Sackey!

Western Middle School Assistant Principal Albert Sackey has been named the 2014 CT Middle School Assistant Principal of the Year by the Connecticut Association of Schools (CAS) and the National Association of Secondary School Principals (NASSP).  Read the press release on the GPS home page.

The list of afterschool clubs and activities is available! Click on activities link in the menu bar above. The current list is available as a pdf file to print, as well as text on the Web Page.

When should you keep your child home from school for an illness? 

Kathy Mignone  RN, MS , School Nurse Supervisor, published the "GUIDELINES FOR CHILDHOOD ILLNESS".  Please click on the document title for a link to her letter. 

"LINEAMIENTOS PARA ENFERMEDADES DE LA INFANCIA". Haga clic aquí para ver la versión en español

Flu season is coming! Help us prevent the spread of illness.

On Thursday, September 26th, Tim Green, author of more than 25 books and former NFL player, spoke to WMS sixth and seventh grade students in the auditorium. During this one-hour assembly, he talked about the importance of education and strong character as well as the joys of reading and writing.

Tim Green and WMS fans holding books

Photo courtesy of John Friel

NEW! Updated Schedules for 2013-2014: click the link for:

"Regular Day Bell Schedule"

"Early Release/Late Opening Bell Schedules" 

  The link for the digital science textbook is available here.

The 2013-14 Parent Handbook is posted.  Click the quick link in the menu on the left for the current version in English or in Spanish.

Click the link on the quicklinks on the left for  the GPS Parent Portal. 
Homework Online and the student E-portal are up and running. With a few exceptions, most teachers should have their homework posted. For directions on how to use the E-portal, click here.

Western's updated Strategic Improvement Plan is now available. Be sure sure to check out the IB goal as well.

The school building is closed at 4pm on a daily basis except during special events

 Bus Reminder - For everyone's safety students are NOT allowed to ride any school bus other than the one they are assigned to and for which they have received a bus pass.

Reminder: Skateboards should not be brought to school or used on school property at any time!

Items removed from this page are available on our news archive page.

 Page Last updated 04/21/14 by S. Stedman


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