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Attention all Poets! The poetry contest is now open for submissions. The winning poem will be used as lyrics for a song that will be performed during the spring chorus concert in May. Submissions are due to Mrs. Jensen by: Monday, October 7th, 2019
Please share your poem on Google Drive to Amy Jensen, along with your name, grade, and the title of your poem. The subject of your email should be “Poetry Contest”
Trip to Chinatown
Any 7th or 8th grader interested in a trip to Chinatown in New York City can contact Mrs. Pang or Mrs. Cooper. This cultural experience will take place on Saturday, October 26th. The trip leaves the middle school at 9am and includes a walking tour of historical and current Chinatown, authentic cuisine at a local Chinese restaurant, a visit to a Chinese shopping emporium and a tour of the Museum of Chinese in America. This will be a fascinating and educational experience. All students need to secure a parent chaperone to attend and the cost is only $35 per student. We will return back to middle school by 3:00pm.
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.
The boys soccer team defeated Clinton yesterday 8-4. It was a back and forth contest but Warren never gave up. Nolan Brady and the defense played extremely well. Alex Carnevale scored his second haul of the season. That’s right, Alex scored four goals in the game. Ben Dubois scored twice and Brian Edelman and Aiden Blow also found the back of the net.fell to Warren Hills yesterday 4-2. Good game boys!
The girls dominated Clinton from start to finish for a 5-0 victory. Francesca started the scoring by ripping the ball in the upper 90. She added another in the first half too both assisted by Ella. Christou and Dousza scored in the second half. Then the final goal was a BEAutiful finish by Dayra after Gianna had the perfect header for the assist. Their next home game will be Thursday vs Franklin.
Both the boys and girls cross country team beat Green Brook at home yesterday with the boys winning 26 to 30 and the girls winning 21 to 34! Of the top five boys Zach Morrison came in first and Dylan Blekicki came in 2nd. Of the top five girls, Kathryn Flanigan came in first, Sari Berman came in 2nd and Keya Patel came in 4th.
Due to the hot and humid weather predicted for this afternoon, there will be no cross country practice. Please take your regular bus home. There is a home meet after school tomorrow (Thursday) against Long Hill. You will need to arrange for a ride home.
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 @ firstname.lastname@example.org or Nick Bayachek Athletic Director WMS @ email@example.com
Next PTO Meeting is on Tuesday, October 22nd at 9am.
7th Grade Rec Event 18th October
6th Grade Rec Event 25th October - come have a fun social with your grade !
Both events will be after school from 3pm-4pm in the APR / Gym and possibly outside weather permitting. Cost is $5 to cover DJ etc..Flyers, permissions slips and sign up genie will be going out shortly.
Become a PTO Member - Our budget is driven by our membership so join us! Pay dues and contribute a donation when next fooddays cycle opens on 9/30 at myfooddays.com!
Fooddays cycle 2 open now! Remains open for food orders until October 17th. This covers lunch items for November and December.
Keep in Contact! - firstname.lastname@example.org is our email address - make sure, if you want to receive emails, it is on your OK list! We cab see that it does go into spam for some business emails that are sensitive. Visit the PTO website and verify your details https://wmspto.membershiptoolkit.com
Magazine Fundraiser - Any questions should be directed to : WMS Magazine Fundraising Committee: Anna Mohallim email@example.com or Rosa Krause firstname.lastname@example.org
Free Money for School! - Box Tops, Amazon Smile, Coca Cola Give Back and ShopRite will give the school free money if we subscribe and you clip scan and buy! See emailed letter from 9/30
BoxTops : Our first deadline for clipped submissions is Friday, October 18th. Any questions to Deanna Chin : email@example.com
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.
Somerset Youth Council
Attached please find two flyers in reference to the Somerset County Youth Council.
The first is a registration form for the 23rd Youth Conference that is being held on Thursday, October 17th from 5:30pm-9:00pm. Pre Registration is required. Open to all students in Grades 7-12.
The second is information pertaining to becoming a member of the Somerset County Youth Council. Membership is open to all students in Grades 7-11.