WMS Announcements - 9/17/2019

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A reminder today is Character Ed day. Today’s focus asks, “what does it mean to be humble?” Here’s one definition to think about from C.S. Lewis: “True humility is not thinking less of yourself; it is thinking of yourself less.” Thanks to Mrs. Acciarito for sharing. Have a great day and remember to BE KIND to each other.



The library is closed during all Guides today. Please do not send students down for Guides. ~ Mrs. Cassidy


Attention students! 

Today is the first day to request clubs. Go to Student Center to view the available clubs and indicate your choices. The request process will be open through Thursday. Clubs will start on October 1. See Ms. Hunt in Room 43 with any questions.


Cross Country

There will be Cross Country practice for all members (travel and practice teams) on Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday after school until 4pm. You must arrange for a ride home. ~ Mrs. Boni & Mrs. Bardy


Boys Soccer

There is no practice today for the boy’s soccer team. 

Guide Chorus

There will be Guide Chorus today for 7th & 8th Grade Sopranos during 2nd guide today. This is only for students who do not have chorus in their regular schedule. Please speak to your guide teachers before coming to chorus.


6th Grade chorus members should bring their Chromebooks and earbuds to Period 3 chorus class today. ~Mrs. Jensen


Winter Sports

Sign ups for Winter sports begins today in Genesis.  Sign ups will be open from September 16th – October 15th.


All sports forms (Complete physical exam forms or Health history update forms, for those students who already have current physical exams in place) are due into the health office by October 15, 2019.


No Sports Forms will be accepted after October 15th.  There will be no exceptions to this deadline.  All forms must be in the Health Office by October 15th.


If you have any questions email: Nurse Lontai School Nurse WMS @ llontai@warrentboe.org or Nick Bayachek Athletic Director WMS @ nbayachek@warrentboe.org


Poster Contest

If any student at the middle school would like to create and submit a poster for the International Lions Club’s Peace Poster Contest, please stop by Mrs. Cooper’s room 32 for more information. You can also get this information in Mrs. Lettire’s and Mrs. Ronkiewicz’s classrooms.

 This year’s theme is “Journey of Peace. The deadline for submissions is October 31st.

LEAD Warren

LEAD Warren stands for Leadership Excellence And Development and is a program at WMS to help foster leadership skills for interested 8th graders.

If any 8th grader would like to learn more about the LEAD Warren Program, you must attend a special guide meeting during YOUR guide on Wednesday, September 18th  in Mrs. Degen’s room 50. The meeting will be held once during first guide and once during second guide. You must attend this meeting to be considered for LEAD Warren.  If you have any questions, see Mrs. Degen or Mrs. Cooper. Thanks!


STEM Program 

Somerset County Freeholder Deputy Director Patricia L. Walsh invites girls in grades seven and eight to apply to the Commission on the Status of Women’s fourth annual STEM program. The event will be held on Saturday, Oct. 26, from 8:30 a.m. to 1 p.m., at the Somerset County Vocational & Technical High School located on Vogt Drive. The program is limited to 90 girls. The deadline to apply is Oct. 4.


The STEM program is specifically designed to encourage and prepare seventh- and eighth-grade girls for successful careers in the fields of science, technology, engineering and math.

This is an excellent opportunity for girls to learn about technical disciplines while developing valuable team-building skills. They will also have the chance to interact with a panel of successful STEM women who will provide insights, answer questions and discuss possible mentoring opportunities.

Participants will play educational games, win prizes, interact with mentors who are successful STEM members, and enjoy a lunch that will be provided at the event. The free event is open to Somerset County residents ONLY. Applications must be received by Oct. 4. To obtain an application form visit www.co.somerset.nj.us/STEM. Send a completed application form to SCCOSW.STEM2019@gmail.com.


This event is organized by the Somerset County Commission on the Status of Women and is sponsored by ExxonMobil, RWJBarnabas Health and Bricks 4 Kidz.

Please share the attached flyer with your districts.




Vaseem Firdaus




PTO News!


Join us at the PTO General Meeting 9am on Tuesday 17th September - 

see how we can all enrich our students experience in WMS

Remember, our budget is driven by our membership so contribute today!

This is your PTO-take ownership

Keep in contact !




Check out the 2019-2020 WMS SPIRIT-WEAR Collection at our online store which is open now through Friday, September 27th


WMS SPIRIT-WEAR will be displayed during lunches Tuesday, September 17th and Wednesday, September 18th and at BTSNs. Student may make wish lists for online ordering and a limited inventory merchandise will be available for immediate purchase with cash/check.


Remember, all purchases benefit the PTO and help fund important programming for our students.

Thanks for your support!


 Contact WMS-GEAR co-chairs with questions:

Lorie Acciarito (lorie.acciarito@live.com)

Jane Cerwinski (janecerwinski@verizon.net)


🌐 Visit our website and sign up for the emails https://wmspto.membershiptoolkit.com 

Download our App from Google Play or the App Store:- Membership Toolkit 

Follow the PTO on Instagram @warrenmiddlepto    

Lost and found items will be posted there plus other useful PTO info.

 Snacks and ice cream are available to purchase daily from the PTO table and prices range from 50 cents to $1  


We want your Box Tops!

Please scan receipts as per emailed letter 9/10/19

 or clip and send to school in a baggie or envelope 

with your child’s name, grade, and homeroom teacher. 

Our first deadline for submissions is Friday, October 18th

Questions to: Deanna Chin at deanna_chin@yahoo.com