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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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  •  SEPTEMBER 2017      Week of  September 18-22 , 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)

    We appreciate your participation and taking safety in our building seriously in the total evacuation drill.  It was one of the best we have ever had.  Thanks to our police and fire department for making this drill possible.

    Also, we are proud of your behavior during the informative assembly on "Just Reach One!" with Dennard Mitchell.  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!

    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 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.

    Today Volleyball hosts Stuart here with games starting at 5:00. Please make sure you leave and then come back for the game. On Thursday Soccer teams travel to OLeary and Friday Cross Country team has a meet at Jerome.

    We would like to remind students and teachers we now have After School Achievers every Tuesday and Thursday 3:15 until 5:00. Computer are available for your use for classwork. Thursday ASA is with Mrs. Bruns in room 203.

    Student Council is selling school t-shirts and sweatshirts.  The t-shirts are $15 and sweatshirts are $25.  Order forms are available in the office, from your advisory teacher and student council will come each day during advisory to pick up orders and money.  Shirts will be gray this year with a blue W on the front and Warrior head on the back. The last day to order is Friday.

    We will have our first Saturday School for students needing to catch up on late work to improve their grades.  Program starts at 7:00 until 11:00 AM.  Doors will lock at 7:10 AM.  Must have enough work for the entire four hours.  Computers are available for your use.

    The ice cream fundraiser is coming to a close this Friday and we are not close to our goal.  Make sure you turn in all ice cream orders to Mrs. Tarbet in room 10 by 8:30 each morning. The incentive today is an pizza party for you and 5 friends during advisory for the person bringing in the most orders by today.   Our goal is for every student to sell at least two boxes.  If you need more forms they are available in Mrs. Williams room and the office.  This our last week of selling so lets make sure we get out and sell.

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


    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.  We truly believe "The Best Kids in the World Walk Through These Doors!"  

    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.

    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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