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Principal's Weekly Message


Good afternoon, West Lake Wildcat Families. Here’s what is going on at WLMS for the week of August 14, 2017.


Fall Pictures for Tracks 1, 2, and 4 will be Monday, August 14, 2017. Order forms were sent home with students at the end of last week.


Booster Club- As a parent/staff organization that supports our athletics at WLMS, we are hoping you will fill out the attached form to become a member of our school’s Athletic Booster Club. Membership funds go to support our athletes, gym, fields, facilities, etc…By becoming a member, you will have free entry to all athletic events on our school campus during the 2017-2018 school year.


Eclipse Field Trip-We will be having a school-wide, on campus field trip for the August 21st Eclipse! Each student will receive a special pair of glasses for viewing the eclipse. Tracks 1 and 4 students will be bringing home a permission form at the beginning of this week. We are asking that you review it, sign it and send it back to school by Wednesday, August 16th. Track 3 families will receive their permission form via email this week. Please be sure to print it, sign it and send it with your student on Monday, August 21st. If you need a hard copy, you can stop by the school and pick one up in the front office.



Early Release- This Friday, August 18, 2017, we will have our first Early Release Day of the school year. Students will not have their elective and healthful living classes but will have their 4 core classes as well as lunch. Please be sure your students is at school as this is a regular day of attendance and students will be held accountable for the learning and instruction for the day. Dismissal will be at 11:55.



Track 4 Open House- Track 4 parents in 6th, 7th and 8th grade are invited to attend Open House this Thursday from 6:00-8:30 where teachers in all classes will explain the curriculum and expectations for your student to be successful this school year. Parents should follow their student’s schedule that they bring home as there will be set times for each class period. We will also have a copy of the schedule available at school if needed. There will be opportunities to sign-up for PowerSchool, Volunteering, PTSA and Booster Club.


We appreciate your partnership as we move WLMS into the fast lane to ensure ALL students are successful socially, emotionally, and academically. We appreciate your partnership each and every day!

Calendar of events at WLMS

Monday, August 14                              Picture Day for Tracks 1, 2, and 4

Week of August 14 from 2:30-4:30       Basketball Skills Camp for all grades and tracks

Thursday, August 17                            Track 4 Open House 6:00-8:30

Friday, August 18                                 Early Release- 11:55

Week of August 21 from 2:30-4:30       Football Skills Camp for all grades and tracks



Anne Marie Adkins