Welcome to West Lake
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Volunteer Proctors Needed
Parents, we really need volunteers for the EOG testing for Track 2,3,& 4. If you are available and can help us out, please click on the link below to view the proctor letter for more information and click on the Signup Genius link to volunteer, or call the school.
8th Grade Formal Pictures
Discounted pricing for 8th grade formal pictures has been extended until Tuesday, May 28th. Regular pricing for pictures will be available at the dance. Any questions, email Rene Bowser, or call 919-606-8879.
National Junior Honor Society Induction Information
When: May 23, 2013
Where: West Lake Middle School Auditorium
Time: 6:00 pm -8:00 pm
Who: Inductees and current NJHS members
Attire: Business Casual; Dress, skirt or dress pants for girls - Shirt with a collar and pants for boys.
No jeans, no shorts, no t-shirts, no gym shirts, no sweat pants, no strapless tops....appropriate attire for an honor ceremony.
The Wildcat Service Club is planning our final service project for the school year, and we could use your help! We will be creating "Hero Packs" to show support and encouragement for the families of deployed National Guard members here in North Carolina. We'll be collecting items for the packs from May 6th to May 24th. There are collection boxes in some core classrooms, or you can bring donations to Mrs. Stiers (Guidance) or Mrs. Panagi (8/1). Click here for more information.
WLMS Yearbook Cash Preorders
Cash pre-orders for the 2012-2013 WLMS Yearbook began on Monday, April 29, 2013. Please bring cash or a check made payable to WLMS in the amount of $45 to the cafeteria before school.
Online sales have ended.
Eighth Grade End of Year Ceremonies
- May 31, 2013
- Eighth Grade Track 1 @ 8:30am in the auditorium
- June 27, 2013
- Eighth Grade Track 3 @ 8:30am in the auditorium
- Eighth Grade Track 2 @ 10:30am in the auditorium
- Eighth Grade Track 4 @ 12:30am in the auditorium
Dress Code/Electronics Policy
West Lake has a set of dress guidelines and we also follow the guidelines of WCPSS Board Policy number 1-5 which states "students are expected to adhere to standards of dress and appearance that are compatible with an effective learning environment. Presenting a bodily appearance or wearing clothing which is disruptive, provocative, revealing, profane, vulgar, offensive or obscene, or which endangers the health or safety of the student or others is prohibited."
ACADEMIC ACHIEVEMENT CEREMONY TIME
WHEN / WHERE: The WLMS PTSA Academic Achievement Ceremonies will be held April 16 (Track 2), April 18 (Track 1), April 25 (Track 4) and May 24 (Track 3). The ceremonies will run from 8:15am – 9:15am in the WLMS Auditorium and a light reception will follow. Please put this date and time on your calendar as you will not want to miss out on this wonderful memory!
WHO / WHAT: If you have a child / student who has made the PTSA Academic Honors List (formally Honor Roll and who received "A" or "AB" report cards / no "C’s") any of the first 3 quarters of the 2012/13 year or won / placed in a competition via a WLMS teacher program / club or PTSA led program, you and your child / student will be invited to attend.
HOW: VOLUNTEERS (PTSA or Non-PTSA) are all welcome and NEEDED in order to make this program a success. Please take the time to go to SignUpGenius and select an opportunity to be involved in what will undoubtedly be a high-light of your students middle school years! For questions or comments, please feel free to contact Barbara Koch.
The April 2013 Wildcat Newsletter is now available.
Communities in Schools - EOG Camps
Beginning Friday, April 19, 2013 our learning centers will offer EOG Camp -- intensive review sessions for students in grades 3 through 8 -- on 4 consecutive weekends, ending on Sunday, May 12, 2013. Sessions are designed to assist students with developing the skills needed to improve their results.
Feb 18 & Mar 1 | First Transfer Application Period Now Open
The First Transfer application includes two applications in one. Families that want to request assignment to their calendar option school (transportation provided), or to any another school (no transportation provided) may submit a request during this period. Information may be found by clicking on 2013-2014 Student Assignment Information (or button at the upper right).
Go straight to the Online Application.
Transfer Request - english
Transfer Request - en español
The online application will be available after noon on February 18.
Parent Academy/Academia de Padres - Free Classes/Clases Gratis
The Winter/Spring Parent Academies begin January 15, 2013. We are very excited to offer a variety of workshops presented by the WCPSS subject matter experts (see attachments). The objective is to provide parents with the tools needed to support their children's academic and social success. These workshops are free to WCPSS parents, and free child care for children ages 4-13 years old will be provided. Topics, presented in English and Spanish include:
For more information, click here.
Westlake Middle PTSA Newsflash - Important Information & Reminders
Future hospitality dates: Appreciation Week May 9th-15th, May 10th Luncheon. To help with these events or any hospitality questions contact Liz Gallaher. Thank you!
Transportation questions? Call the Transportation Customer Service Center
In order to better serve our families, the WCPSS Transportation Department has created a centralized Customer Service Center. For more information, click here.
2012-2013 Testing calendar
Before making plans to be out of town during Track-in times, please check the 2012-2013 Testing Calendar.
STUDENT RECOGNITIONS would like to welcome back all students to the 2012/13 year! For all matters concerning recognition of Honor Roll, Incentives, Academic Achievement Ceremonies, volunteer opportunities, etc. please be sure to click here now and through-out the year.
New Student Registration
New student registrations are by appointment only. Please contact Consuelo Cabrera at 919-662-2920.
WLMS Spirit Wear Store
Get your Spirit Apparel here. Get Shirts, sweatshirts, caps, etc.
Interested in Volunteering in our Media Center?
Team Supply Lists and Team websites
All continuing volunteers approved for the 2010-2011 school year MUST reactivate as a volunteer no later October 31, 2012. Learn more here
Student Insurance Information
Our school/district has selected the Student Insurance Plan from K&K Insurance to make reliable coverage available to parents. Coverage may be purchased at any time during the school year by visiting: www.studentlnsurance-kk.com.
EOG Score Interpretation
Learn the score correlations for each level and the description of Level 1-Level 4 performance