During the month of January our character trait is learning how to become a person having integrity. Being a person of integrity means to develop habits allowing you to make good decisions. A person of integrity does the right thing even when nobody is watching.
You may purchase a West Minico yearbook through February 1st in the office for $26. Our yearbooks are a great keepsake of our school's events. We also have yearbook signing at the end of the year for all of your friends to write in your book. Please don't wait until the end of the year. Yearbooks are limited to students who have paid in advance.
The Best of West assembly will be held next Friday, January 30th at 1:00. Congratulations to our 8th graders who were selected. The category list will be placed in the commons area. 7th grade selections will be announced today during advisory and 6th grade tomorrow with the teacher choices. We appreciate our parent volunteers for helping continue this fun assembly.
Our concession stand fundraiser will begin today when all 8th graders who would like to get out of class at 3:00 to make a purchase. Tomorrow our 7th graders will receive this opportunity and our 6th grade on Thursday. This is a fundraiser for our school and we appreciate everyone bringing money to use in the stand that week.
Ski Club had a great night of skiing and look forward to our next outing on Thursday, Jan 29th.
The next Saturday School to make a difference in your grade is planned for Saturday, January 31st at West Minico from 7 until 11 AM students will have through this Wednesday to sign up with Mrs. Claridge to attend. During February the Saturday School dates are February 7th and 21st.
This boys basketball teams will play at Robert Stuart on Wednesday and here Thursday against O'Leary starting at 5:00. We want all of our Warriors to come to support our successful teams. Good luck and we hope for continued success!
The only doors students should exit the building after school is the front door and the back door by the kitchen. The north and south doors should not be used by students because there is not any supervision after school in those locations.
There will be a student council meeting during advisory Thursday in the auditorium.
Quote for the week: "Hard work is a two way street. You get back exactly what you put in"
MAKE IT A GREAT DAY THE CHOICE IS YOURS!
All activities and school announcements are on the West Minico School website at all times and are updated daily, so check it out if you ever have any questions about school activities. School closure information will also be updated as soon as it is received on our school website.
The school assembly had some powerful messages on how to cope with difficult peer related situations, we hope that students carry these messages with them daily as they interact with others. Understand that your actions affect others. Everyone should live by the golden rule of not doing things to others that you would not want done to you.
We want all of our students to get caught reading and encourage students to have their reading book in every class so that if they finish their work they will be able to read. All students are expected to turn in their reading logs for a grade.
The next Saturday School will be held January 31st from 7:00-11:00 AM. Students need to sign up by the Wednesday before Saturday school with Mrs. Claridge in room 204 to be admitted. If you need extra help our school provides this Saturday School session extra help session for you.
We are offering after school tutoring every Tuesdays and Wednesday from 3:25 until 5:00 for students who need to recover credits or make up credit time due to excessive absences. Student need to bring back the form signed by a parent.
Ski Club will run 6 times starting Friday, January 9th then will continue on Thursdays Jan 22, 29, February 12, 26 and Saturday, Feb. 28th during the year. The cost will be $130 which includes transportation and 1 1/2 hour instruction for all ability levels first time through advanced. We will leave at 3:20 and arrive back at West Minico at 9:30 PM. Rentals are $10 for skiers and $15 for boarders payable each time to Pomerelle.