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Principal's Weekly Message

West Lake Wildcat Families~ 


We hope you had a nice weekend! Here’s this week’s focus at WLMS to support student achievement and growth:



WCPSS Family Academy- The purpose of the Family Academy program is to provide families with the necessary academic tools to support the success of their child’s education and to bring schools, parents/guardians, families, and community organizations together as equal partners. Find more information here.




Our  first school dance of the 2019-2020 school year has been postponed to Friday, September 27th from 6:30 to 9:00 PM! All students regardless of grade level and track our invited to kick off our school year. We will have a DJ spinning beats and concessions for sale.  Dance forms are located on the West Lake athletic website and also outside of the gym.  Thank you to our Athletic Booster Club who is sponsoring the dance!




On October 1st our staff is offering parents and family members the opportunity to meet for conferences to discuss your student’s progress in their academics during the first quarter. If you would like to request a conference time with your student’s team of teachers, please reach out to one of the teachers to schedule a time. Teachers will also contact parents to set up times. In addition to the conferences, school staff will have all curriculum resources available to show you so you are aware of what students are doing while in school. We are available to answer questions and explain the instructional practices in place to support your student’s learning each day. The event on October 1st will be from 6:00 to 8:-00 at SE Raleigh HS in the Media Center. All are invited to attend.




AIG Parent Meetings at West Lake Middle School will be held in the Media Center at 6:00 pm Thursday, October 11th.  All parents are welcome!




Fall Athletic Teams begin their seasons this week with home games. The girls soccer and volleyball teams play Wednesday at 4:00 against East Cary, and the football team plays Thursday at 4:00 against East Cary. Booster Club passes for each of the athletic seasons can be purchased at a home athletic event or by going to the website. Fall Sports Schedules can be found here. 



The next PTSA meeting will be Tuesday, September 17th. All parents and family members are invited to attend. An Ask Adkins session will be held prior to the meeting starting at 6:30. Feel free to stop by and hear or ask questions about the latest happenings at WLMS.



Morning Announcements each day at WLMS will provide you with the most up-to-date information and happenings at our school...check them out here!



You can view our website at least weekly (we update throughout the week) at



Follow us on Twitter @WLMS_Wildcats. The Twitter feed can also be found on the bottom right side of our school website. 





Anne Marie Adkins