NEW! WSMS Yearbook Information
The 2022 yearbook is now on sale! If you order by Friday September 10th, you will not only receive the 2022 book for the lowest price of the year, but you can get 4 free cover icons as well! The free cover icon offer ends on Friday, September 10th. NOTE: You do have to purchase personalization in order to receive the 4 free icons.
FINAL CALL! WSMS Student Spirit Shirts
As part of the WSMS student experience, we would like to offer a spirit shirt for all 7th and 8th grade students. These will be shirts that students can wear to school, pep rallies, athletic events, and field trips. During campus field trips and community service events, we will ask students to wear their spirit shirt to identify them as a WSMS student. Spirit shirts may be purchased by clicking here. The deadline to purchase shirts is August 31st.
REMINDER! Leopard Fishing Club - First Meeting, September 1st
7th and 8th grade student anglers - if you are interested in joining the Leopard Fishing Club plan to join us for a membership meeting on Wednesday, September 1st at 6:30pm at the WSMS Cafeteria.
The purpose of the Club is to educate and prepare future Leopard Fishing High School Team anglers for competitive bass fishing. As a Club member you will be introduced to competitive bass fishing, interact with the high school fishing team and participate in fish camp.
REMINDER! School Picture Day – Friday, September 3
Students will be taking pictures for the Willow Springs yearbook and their student ID’s on Friday, September 3. Order forms will be going home with your student the 2nd week of school, however, you may access it online by clicking here. Please assist your student in dressing appropriately to ensure they follow LISD dress code. Students out of LISD dress code will be provided a school shirt to wear during their ID photo and will have the option to retake their yearbook photo on Wednesday, September 29th.
NEW! Book Fair Begins Friday, September 3
We are excited to invite you to our upcoming Book Fair starting September 3rd! This is a great opportunity for students to build not only their home libraries but their love of reading as well. As always, Book Fairs help build our library collection and the programs that our school library can run.
Below is some important information about our upcoming fair. We are so excited to have this opportunity and we cannot wait to see you there!
- This fair will offer a cash-free option called eWallet. It is a convenient digital account that your child can use when shopping at the fair. Grandparents, family far away, and others can contribute too!
- If you cannot make it to the fair, you can shop online via our Virtual Book Fair (link to come next week). All orders ship directly to your home and shipping will be free on orders over $25.
- We will be open to students before and after school, as well as during lunches. We will also be open during the WSMS Fall Open House on September 8th. This is a great opportunity for your whole family to get to shop at the fair!
- The fair dates are September 3rd through September 13th
REMINDER! 7th /8th Grade Open House – Wednesday, September 8th
Our 7th/8th grade Open House will be Wednesday, September 8th from 6:00 p.m.—8:00 p.m. Parents will have an opportunity to walk their student’s schedules and hear from all of their teachers. Student’s schedules and school maps will be available in the rotunda upon arrival. This will be a come and go event. Please see below for alpha specific timeframes:
6pm - 7pm: A - L
7pm - 8pm: M - Z
NEW! Advocating for Yourself and Others/Bullying Prevention Presentations, September 21 & 22
According to StopBullying.gov, the school years most at risk for bullying are 4th through 8th grades. At WSMS, we are committed to preventing bullying behavior on our campus and teaching students to be strong advocates for themselves and others. On September 21st and September 22nd, all students at WSMS will participate in an Advocacy / Bullying Prevention presentation through their Reading/Language Arts classes. If you have any questions or concerns, please contact your student's counselor: Kathy Stone, A-Le at 469-742-8423 or Carey Miller, Li-Z at 469-742-8424.
SAVE THE DATE! WSMS Fall Back to School Social & Dance - Friday, September 24th
Our Fall Back to School Social and Dance will be Friday, September 24th from 6:00p.m. - 8:00 p.m. at WSMS. We will have a DJ and music in the cafeteria as well as basketball and volleyball, in both gyms. Tickets can be purchased online beginning Wednesday, September 8th for $8 up until Thursday, September 23rd at 10pm, from the Online Payment Center. Tickets will be $10 on the day of the social.
-Students are welcome to purchase snacks and water during the dance.
-Pizza, Chips, Candy and Bottled Water will be available for students to purchase for $1.00
Chaperones: We need at least 12 chaperones for this event to be able to offer all of the activities. Chaperoning is easy, very little work, and it's fun to watch the kids having a good time (they forget we are there). More information to come on how to sign-up!
Additional Dance Information
*This is not a date dance so middle school students will not need a date to attend.
*The dress code will be the same as during the school day.
*This is for Willow Springs students only, students who attend a campus other than Willow Springs will not be allowed to enter.
*Once students enter the dance, they will not be allowed to leave the building until 8:00 p.m. If your son or daughter needs to be picked up early, please come to the cafeteria doors in the courtyard to check your student out.
*7th Grade Parent pick up will be in the back of the school in the courtyard.
*8th Grade Parent pick up will be in the front of the school near the main entrance.