No School - Monday, January 18th - MLK Day
Monday Morning Minute
January 18, 2016
Charge 
your
CHROMEBOOK!
Help your student be ready for school after the three day weekend.

Please remind them to charge their Chromebooks!

Thank you!

6th Grade Community Service Club
Book Drive
January 25 - February 5

Lightly used books for all ages are being accepted as donations to Cradles to Crayons . Please leave your books on the bookshelf on the ramp of the 6th grade wing. Please make sure the books are in good condition!

Stop & Shop A+ School Rewards Program
Wayland Middle School Rocks It!

Thank you! Thank you! Thank you! Our registered shoppers added $1440. 69  from October 15 to December 31. They earned $954.28 for WMS just during the month of October. Our cumulative total is now $2394.97! Thank you again! This program continues through March and does not affect your gas points in any way. It's not too late to participate!

Our Stop & Shop School ID is 09946

To register your card, go to:  http://www.stopandshop.com/aplus

PTO News
Middle & More Parent Coffee
Friday, January 29th, 8:45 - 9:45 AM, WMS Library

Curriculum and Placement - Math, Science & World Languages.

We hope you can join us on Friday, January 29th, 8:45-9:45 am, for our next Middle & More coffee. We will be discussing the math, science, and world languages programs and the process for placement / class selection. (It's only January, but we are already thinking about next year!) Curriculum leaders Donna Sumner and Rebecca Puolo (math), Tom Longnecker (science) and Klara Sands (world languages) will be joining us to share highlights of the curriculum in each subject, to discuss standards-based grading in math and science, to answer any questions about choosing which world language(s) to study, and to describe how levels /course recommendations are determined. Bring your questions!

If you can't join us this month, our next Middle and More, on Thursday, February 25th, 8:45-9:45 am, will highlight the English and Social Studies programs.

Contact Cathy Scholz (cscholz89@gmail.com) if you have any questions.

Artist of the Week


Artist: Frank Gonzalez
Grade 8
Medium: Charcoal


Reminders (from previous emails)
Martin Luther King Dinner & Program
Friday Evening, January 22, 2016, 6:00 PM

There's still time to reserve a spot for  the celebration of the life of an American hero, Dr. Ma rtin Luther King.  The dinner/program is being held on  Friday January 22, 2016  at the Wayland Middle School.  Dinner will be from  6-7:15 p.m.  and the program will start promptly at  7:30  in the auditorium. For more information click here.  
Upcoming Events
This week's Basketball Games:

  • Wednesday, 1/20 WMS @ Belmont/Chenery
    Girls - 3:30 / Boys - 4:30 
  • Thursday, 1/21 Game vs. Bedford/Glenn @ WMS 
    Girls - 3:30 / Boys - 4:30

Upcoming Events .

ALL Grades

1/18                 MLK Day - NO SCHOOL
1/22                 METCO MLK Dinner
1/29                 Q2 Ends   
2/5                   Q2 Report Cards