Ms. Aman's April 30 Family Message

Posted by Kelly Aman on 4/30/2023




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Teacher Appreciation Week!  We are excited to celebrate teacher and staff appreciation week this week.  Thank you to all of the parents and our amazing PTA who have planned so many ways to let teachers and staff know they are valued.  Please take a moment to send your child’s teachers an email or a note letting them know they are appreciated. 


StarMath EOY Assessments will be given on Tuesday and Wednesday in all math classes. 


Year 3 students taking Spanish 1 for High School Credit with Mrs. Prijatel: Day 1 of the exit exam is approaching! Please ask to see your child's study outline and support their practice strategies!


Rising 9th Grade Information about Summer Face to Face Courses for magnet high school students (including rising freshmen).  Click here for more information. 


Student Council News:   Elections for rising Year 2 and 3 students interested in running for Student Council positions will be held over the coming weeks. Please note the following dates:

Thurs April 27th - Interest meeting held during both lunches

Friday May 5th - Application form, campaign slide and poster due

May 8th - 12th - Election week with voting on 5/12

If your child is interested and has any questions, please ask them to see Mrs. Jetter or Ms. Shortley! 



Year 3 Showcase Night is Tuesday, May 2, 5-7pm: We look forward to see students proudly share their process to complete their community project, from start to finish. Click here for the program which includes the time and location of each presentation. Contact for any questions. 



Board Advisory Council Update April 17th, 2023 WCPSS District 3 School Board Advisory Council (BAC) Meeting

Our school board member, Dr. Wing Ng, reviewed the timeline for hiring a new superintendent for Wake County Public Schools. More information regarding the superintendent search and timeline can be found at


Principal Kelly Aman and Amanda Cox, parent/PTA BAC representative, both attend these quarterly meetings. Feel free to contact with questions. 



Congratulations to West Millbrook’s Percussion Ensemble who earned a rating of EXCELLENT in the East Central Solo and Ensemble Festival!



YEAR 3 STUDENT ATHLETES high schools are starting to host "meet the coach" information nights- mark your calendars!

May 24th Wakefield HS information (click here)

May 25th- Sanderson HS information (click here)  



$10 sports physicals! Is your child interested in participating in sports next year? Take advantage on May 18, 2023 with EmergeOrtho (click)  or pick another date offered by OrthoNC (click). All physicals are good for 395 days.



Student Academic Celebrations were held on Thursday.  Students enjoyed ice cream and games, and we enjoyed celebrating their successes with them! 



WCPSS Teacher of the Year Banquet was held on Thursday.  Congratulations to our Teacher of the Year Susan Arnold!   


WCPSS wants your voice to be heard!   Please take a few moments to provide input on the Panorama Survey for families.  Please access the survey HERE or at


Around the ‘brook this week:

Monday                   Softball v Leesville @ Baileywick Park

Tuesday                   Soccer @ Wakefield

Wednesday              Track v Wakefield @ Millbrook HS                      

Thursday                 Softball @ Durant


From the Wildcat PTA



We hope you can make the last PTA General meeting - THURSDAY, May 4 from 6:30pm-7:15pm in the media center!  Everyone that attends will be entered in a drawing to win a PTA logo blanket or koozie! We will also need your vote to approve the 2023-2024 Officers! The following slate has been nominated:
For President - Emily StaggFor Treasurer - Suzanne LaddFor Secretary - Jennifer OldsonFor VP Staff Events & Volunteers- Morgan BlueFor VP Student Programs - Kris HagueFor VP Outreach & Community Events - Jaclyn WittenbergFor VP of Fundraising - OPENPlease attend - we need at least 20 people to make a quorum


Wildcat Booster News:  Wow, have our spring sport athletes done a great job representing West Millbrook.


May brings thoughts about next year. If you are interested in supporting the WMMMS Athletic community we want you! We are now using this form to collect contact info from anyone (future 6th, 7th or 8th grade families) that wishes to be on our list to hear about opportunities to be decision makers and board members, help out, or join meetings/events! We would love anyone who would like to support our athletic program. If you are a parent, your child does not have to be on a team, just enjoy athletics.

 If you are interested in a board position or being a serving member, please join us at the next meeting Tuesday, May 9th at 5:15 pm in the media center. The agenda contains voting in board members for next year and summer camp planning.