Welcome to Western Middle School
An authorized International Baccalaureate School
Gordon Beinstein, Principal
Albert Sackey, Assistant Principal
Thomas Healy, Assistant Principal
Western Weekly, March 7, 2014 Edition. (English Version). Haga clic aquí para ver la versión en español. Viernes,
Please support the cast and crew of Western Middle School's production of Peter Pan! Place an Ad in the show's program TODAY, Don't Wait!!!!!
The deadline to place an ad in the program is Wednesday, March 5, 2014. Click on this link for the order form to purchase an ad.
From Mr. Beinstein and the appreciative staff:
THANK YOU WMS PTA!
Check out the PTA section of the site. There are many events coming up which are sponsored by the PTA and you may want to participate! Click on the PTA pages on the tool bar above to "read all about it".
Hamilton Avenue School Quilt Show. Click Here for flyer FRONT, BACK
SAVE THE DATE
INTERNATIONAL NIGHT IS COMING!
ADD April 10th to your calendar. You don't want to miss WMS International Night. Guests have raved and stated, "I wish we had this event at my kids' school. It was great!"
International night, a potluck dinner and celebration of WMS diversity, will be held on April 10th. More information will be forthcoming from the WMS diversity committee.
Nature's Classroom for 6th Graders: Forms are still available from Ms. Maher-Cochran or Ms. DeBrisco. E-mail the teachers if you have any questions.
SPRING MUSICAL: SAVE the DATE
Auditions have concluded and rehearsals have begun. Peter Pan performances are April 4th and 5th, 2014.
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.
The Fitness Room is open for Intramurals on Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, and Friday from 2:45-3:45
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.
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.
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!
NEW! 4-11-13 Items removed from this page are available on our news archive page.
Page Last updated 03/07/14 by S. Stedman