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  • West Minico Middle School
    155 S. 600 W.
    Paul, ID 83347
    Phone: 208-438-5018
    Fax: 208-438-8513
    Schools begins at 8:14 am and
    ends at 3:11 pm 
  • Welcome to West Minico Middle School
    Home of the Warriors! 


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  •  October 2017      Week of  October 23-26 , 2017

    Good morning!  These announcements are also placed on our school website and changed daily.  Please stand for the "Pledge of Allegiance".  (Say Pledge- give everyone enough time to stand and be seated before beginning announcements)

    All 8th grade football players need to have their equipment in after school today or a late charge of $5 per day will be placed on your student account.

    There will be a Builders Club meeting tomorrow during advisory.

    We will have After School Achievers Tuesday with Mrs. Dietz in room 17 and Wednesday this week with Mrs. Bruns in room 203 since we have parent conferences Thursday after school.

    Science Club will be taking a field trip to ISU all day Wednesday.  Please make sure your have your parental permission to Mrs. Tarbet.

    Any student who does not have Mrs. Freiburger this trimester, but who is interested in submitting an essay to the VFW Patriot's Pen competition, needs to see Mrs. Freiburger today or tomorrow.

    Our school character trait for the month of October is respect.  We can show respect to our friends by being helpful, taking turns and using kind words.  We can respect our parents by listening to them and being honest.  We can show respect to our teachers by listening and following directions, being prepared in class and by using works like please and thank you.  We can show respect to our school by picking up trash even when it is not ours, and cleaning up our messes.  You can show respect to yourself by being on time, being prepared, and by always doing your best. Remember we need to commit ourselves to "REACH" to become our very best.

    The Minico Spartan Fall Basketball Camp for Boys and Girls in grades 4th through 8th is registering now for $10 per camp. Participants will work on fundamentals including footwork, hall handling, passing, shooting technique, offenside reads, and defense in a high energy environment.  The Girls Camp will be held starting this Thursday, October 19th and 26th from 6-8 PM.  The Boys Camp will run on Mondays, October 23rd and 30th from 6-8 PM. Registration forms are in the office if you are interested.

    West Minico Bowling Club will be held October 30th through November 21st.  There will be a bus provided on Mondays and Wednesdays to take you to practices from the school at 3:00.  You will have 2 matches in Twin Falls and Burley.  The cost is $30 which includes a shirt.  Sign up forms are in the office.

    Mrs. Borden has school shirts available for sale.  T-shirts are $15.  See Mrs. Borden if you would like to purchase one. We will be wearing these shirt at least once a month for a spirit day all year.

     Students of the Week are chosen by their teachers based upon being a role model and showing improvement.  Being a person who shows Warrior pride is being a person of integrity by being responsible, respectful, compassionate, caring, and show good school citizenship. Student who are chosen receive a certificate and recognition.     Students of the week for week of October 20 include Sage May, Tifanee Harpoer, Alaynie Wilcox, Brawlee Drage, Terrel Sanchez, Esiquiel Hurtado, Brightyn Hartley, Riggin Dunn, Katie Carillo, Kaya Jesse, and Marissa Stocking.  

    We will be having parent conferences on Thursday from 3:30 until 7:30 and again on Friday from 8 until noon.  The change was made to accomodate more parent schedules.  There will be a full day of school on Thursday and no school on Friday.

    There will be a Fright Night Band Concert on Tuesday, October 24 at 7:00 PM at Minico High School.  All of our band members will be playing.  The admission is free, come enjoy some spooky music.

    There will be an orchestra concert here Wednesday, October 25th in the auditorium at 7:00.  Come enjoy an evening of music!

    Be the reason someone smiles today!  Choose to be kind and considerate towards others!


    "Just Reach One!" with Dennard Mitchell sent a powerful message to everyone.  We need to commit ourselves to REACH, the R standing for showing responsibility and respect, to yourself and to others, the E for being Empowered, knowing that we need to speak positively to ourselves, A is for acts of kindness every day you can give complements or just say hello, C is for Compassion take his challenge and make someone feel good, H stands for Healthy and Happy Lifestyle staying away from drugs, alcohol by making positive choices.  Follow the ABC's of life with action, belief, and comittment. Our hope is to carry through on this challenge by not bullying others, by being a positive person who always makes sure you try to be a better person today than you were yesterday!  Lets have discussions in advisory on how we can carry this forward in our school.

    We would like to remind students and parents we now have After School Achievers every Tuesday and Thursday 3:15 until 5:00. Computer are available for your use for classwork. Tuesdays with Mrs. Dietz in room 17 and Thursdays ASA is with Mrs. Bruns in room 203.  If you have a failing grade you should be in these extra help sessions.

    The 2017-2018 West Minico Student Council Officers for Student Body are- Mac Haugeberg, President; Co-Vice Presidents Luke Huff and Bryan Patterson; Secretary Treasurer Lydia Casey; and Fundraiser Chairman, Cree Milliron.  For 8th Grade Officers your President is Talin Stimpson; Vice President-McKenzie Allen and Secretary Treasurer, Rhayman Frieburger.  For your 7th Grade Officers President, Haylee Stroud; Vice President, Joanna Paz, Secretary Treasurer, Zachary Miller; Ambassadors Bethanne Howard and Angelica Carhaus and Fundraiser Chairman, Jackie Arteaga.

    We would like to recognize our "Students of the Week" as being role models for other students by being respectful, responsible, being concerned about academics, and compassionate towards others.  Also recognition includes those who have made significant growth and who have shown perseverance in trying to become more successful. Student for the week of Oct 13th are  We truly believe "The Best Kids in the World Walk Through These Doors!"  

     Student for week of October 13th are Carson Suchan, Jaci Hayes, Lexie Hurst, Hailey Hull, Jessica Leon, Stetson Allen, Elaina Heath, Macy Manning, and  Josh Edwards.

    Students chosen for Week of October 6th are Jaci Hayes, Hailey Hull, Stetson Allen, Macy Manning, Lexie Hurst and Phoenix Edwards.

    Students chosen the week of Sept 29th include McKalin Burns, Olivia Edgar, Angelica Carhaus, Katelynn Phillips, Lexington Wickel, Justin Lopez,Josiah, Gomez, Natalie Anderson, Terrel Sanchez, and Isamar Castro.

    Students chosen for the week of Sept 22nd are Andrea Ramirez, Reese Evans, Mariah Lofgran, Dallis Shockey, Amiyah Valero, Stephany Arzaga, Ronan Smith, and Hailey Catmull.

    Students chosen for the week of September 8th include Christian Wright, Malia Manning, Kemper Smith, Hailey Higley, Jaxon Harman, Cooper Edwards, Santiago Gonzalez and Jill Graham.

    Students chosen for week of Sept 15th include Jackie Arteaga, Taylor Wilkins, Kaelin Winnett, Lyla Rodriguez, Kylie Dansie, Carmen Centeno Vega, Jesus Nunez, Anna Jones, and Eleazar Gomez.  

    During September our character trait is responsibility.  Students must learn to be responsible for their own actions and realize their actions are critical for maintaining and improving themselves, friendships, family, school, community and beyond.  If we do good deeds, then we can be proud of our accomplishments.  If our actions cause problems, then we need to find a way to solve problems or deal with the consequences.  

    We would like to remind our parents that we offer after school tutoring for all students neededing to improve their grades every Tuesday and Thursdays from 3:15 until 5:00 PM.  Parents may request this extra help for their child. Computer use is available during this time.  

    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 received on our school website.
     Our school custodians work very hard to make our school look nice.  We would appreciate everyone picking up after themselves in the commons area and hallways.  Please take pride and do your part to make sure our school is the best. 
      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.  
    We would like to remind everyone that Minidoka County School District has an attendance policy.  It is very important to be in class each day to be successful. 
    Our student council has a special request to all students returning to West Minico this year; If you see someone who is struggling to make friends or being bullied because he or she doesn't have many friends or is shy or not dressed in the coolest of clothes--Please step up!  Say hi or at least smile at them or talk to them in the hallways and commons area. You never know what that person might be facing outside of school.  Your kindness might just make a big difference in someone's like.  Maybe even your own.  
    There are two Saturday School sessions each month starting promptly at 7:00 until 11:00 AM here at West Minico. Students must have a parental permission form signed to attend.  Forms were sent home with all students through advisory and additional forms are in the office.  If you have failing grades and need to turn in late work this is an opportunity to help your grade.  Students must bring sufficient materials to work on during the four hour period.  You must have everything with you as the lockers and teachers will not be available to gather materials.  You must be responsible and doors will close at 7:10 AM.  Take advantage of this opportunity if you have failing grades or want to improve your grade.  This is not  punishment, but a chance to help improve your grade. Computers are also available for student use during this time. 
    We encourage our parents to use Powerschool regularly to check on their child's grades and assignments. If you need help please contact Mrs. Sayer our counselor.
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