Ms. Aman's May 7 Family Message

Posted by Kelly Aman on 5/7/2023 8:00:00 AM



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Tuesday is an early release day.  Students will be released at 1:00pm and teachers will attend EOG test training in the afternoon. 


Teacher Appreciation Week was awesome!  Thanks to the Wildcat PTA, all parents and committee chair Dara Bonner for making our teachers and staff feel very special! 


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


StarMath EOY Assessments for Math 1 will be given on Tuesday and Wednesday. 


Students taking Spanish 1/French 1/Spanish 2 for high school credit: Exit exams for these courses will occur prior to the start of EOGs.  The exit exam score will affect the final grade in PowerSchool. Your child's Final grade (F1) is calculated by taking the grades of Semester 1 (40%) + Semester 2 (40%) + Exit Exam (E1 20%). You must have a passing F1 grade to earn high school credit. Mrs. Prijatel, Mr. Bruce, and Mrs. Ces will communicate directly with details.


Time is running out to order your yearbook! Only 30 are left and when they're gone, they're gone! Order at Contact Mrs. Youth if you have questions:



School Lunch Hero Week is May 8 – 12.  A huge shout out to our cafeteria manager Ms. Vanderwalker, assistant manager Ms. Jeffreys, Ms. Bodnarchuk and Ms. Lewis!  We appreciate all they do for our students. 



Interim grades will be finalized this week and all grades will be updated in PowerSchool by 5pm on Friday.  Please check your child’s academic progress to ensure they are meeting your expectations. 



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 Community Project Showcase Night was a huge success!  Thanks to the Wildcat PTA for providing refreshments for our student presenters and their families. 


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. 



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

May 11, 6:30-8PM Millbrook HS open house-- athletics will be located in the media center

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.


Congratulations to the newly elected West Millbrook Magnet Middle School 2023-24 PTA Officers:


President - Emily Stagg
Treasurer - Suzanne Ladd
Secretary - Jennifer Oldson
VP Staff Events & Volunteers- Morgan Blue
VP Student Programs - Kris Hague
VP Outreach & Community Events - Jaclyn Wittenberg


And, a very special thank you to the 2022-23 board who did a spectacular job this year!  We knew this year would be a big year as we moved out of the old campus and into our new building and our PTA Executive Board partnered with us every step of the way to ensure that students and their teachers had a phenomenal experience.  Thanks to President Kathy Parzygnat, Vice Presidents Morgan Blue, Brooks Andrews, Julie Karg and Kris Hague, Secretary Michelle Keller and Treasurer Jodi Bulmer. 


Around the ‘brook this week:

Monday                    Softball v Wakefield @ Baileywick Park

                               Baseball @ North Garner

Wednesday              Track @ Carroll

                               Baseball v. Heritage @ Millbrook HS                   

Thursday                 Softball @ Carroll

                              Soccer @ Carroll


Wildcat Booster News:  We need to fill the WMMS Athletic Booster Board for next year. We are looking for a President, Secretary, and Treasurer, along with concessions, fundraising, and sponsorship leads. 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.


Rising 6th-8th graders are invited to participate in the West Millbrook Magnet Summer Sports Camps! Run by WMMMS coaches and staff, this is a great opportunity.

Camp dates and times vary, so please see below. Feel free to register for as many camps as you would like. 

July 31 - August 4:       8-11am - Volleyball

August 7-11:                8-11am - Softball

12-3pm - Cheer 

August 14-18:              8-11am – Football and Coed Soccer

12-3pm - Coed Basketball

You may register for one or multiple camps.  All camps are $150 per athlete, per session. You can register your child for two camps a day on the weeks where they are available - the cost for that is $315. (Two camp sessions plus between camp kid care). Camps are to be paid in full for the entire week. We cannot accept payment for partial weeks nor give any refunds due to planning costs. Campers will also get a t-shirt which will be distributed during the camp week if you register by July 1, 2023.


How to register: Registration opens Monday, May 15, 2023 and information about the registration process will be shared.