MS Important Dates

Important Middle School Dates and Events in August
Posted on 07/31/2018
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Summer is flying by and we are busy getting ready for a new school year. We can’t wait to see the kids! Mr. Schroeder.


Important Middle School Dates and Events in August


MIDDLE SCHOOL READY SET RELAX: Explores a variety of topics of interest to the soon-to-be middle schooler (incoming Grade 6 and new students to our district). Fun activities, discussions, group interactions, tours of school, personal exploration, and study skills are some of the topics covered. Students will also have the opportunity to meet the middle school principal, get their schedules, locker assignments, and get their school supplies ready for fall. Session dates are August 13 and 14 OR August 15 and 16. This class is taught by Mrs. Kaiser, middle school counselor.


1 to 1 CHROMEBOOOK DISTRIBUTION DATES: All incoming 6th grade parents and students need to attend one of these meetings.  Students new to the district can also attend any of the four meetings.

August 14   6:30 PM  Middle School Library

August 18   10:00 AM  Middle School Library

August 24   7:00 PM  Middle School Library


OPEN HOUSE for 7th & 8th Grade: Tuesday, August 28, from 5:00 – 7:00pm.

We look forward to seeing you and your child at open house! Grade 7 and 8 students will be able to pick up their class schedule, locker assignment, and meet the teachers. Students are encouraged to bring their school supplies to the open house, so they can to get their locker organized and be ready for the first day of school on Tuesday, September 4.


OPEN HOUSE for 6th Grade: Monday , September 17, from 5:00 – 7:00pm. (parent meeting at 5:30 in LGL). Grade 6 students and their parents may use this date to meet the sixth grade teachers, tour the classrooms with their child, and discuss their student’s transition to middle school. For students who do not attend Ready, Set, Relax! (August 13, 14 OR 15, 16), they may bring their supplies during normal office hours on Friday, August 24 or Monday, August 27, so they can to get their locker organized and be ready for the first day of school on Tuesday, September 4.


PAYMENT OF FEES: Online payments are available through e-Funds for Schools! This service will allow you to make payments on behalf of your student(s) for lunch account deposits, material fees, and athletic/activity fees. To get started, you will need to create an account by following the instructions at http://www.winneconne.k12.wi.us/cms/One.aspx?portalId=242598&pageId=934354. If you have already created an account, you can proceed directly to the "Add a Fee" or "Make a Payment" section under FEE MANAGEMENT. For your convenience, and to encourage more online payments, the regular fees associated with the online fee payment system will be waived from August 1, 2018 through September 15, 2018. The fees for each grade level are listed below. If you have difficulty utilizing our online payment system to set up your account or make a payment, please stop in the middle school office and we will assist you with completing the process.  Middle school office is open Monday through Friday from 7:00am to 3:30pm beginning August 13.

START DATES FOR MIDDLE SCHOOL FALL SPORTS:

7th and 8th grade football - Camp; August 13-15. Equipment Handout - August 16. First day of practice - August 20 (There is still time to sign up!)

7th and 8th grade volleyball – Sign up during August 28 Open House. First day of practice September 5

7th and 8th grade cross country – Summer runs; Monday & Wednesday thru mid August. There will be an information meeting on August 13th at 6pm in the Middle School LGL. First day of practice  August 20.

For more Cross Country information;

http://winneconnecrosscountry.weebly.com/middle-school.html


ATHLETIC/ACTIVITY REGISTRATION: Athletic/Activity registration is done online and can be found here: https://winneconne-ar.rschooltoday.com/. Students who will be participating in athletics MUST have this online registration completed, current physical on file in the office, and their fee paid by 10am on the first day of practice, before they will be allowed to practice/compete with the team. Physicals dated prior to April 1 of the current year will also require an alternate year card with the physical. Questions or problems with the athletic registration can be directed to Mr. Whitford at whitfort@w-csd.org.


SPORT PHYSICALS: 7thand 8th graders need a physical form or alternate year card on file, in the middle school office, in order to participate in the school athletic program. Please be sure to get this in as soon as possible. The Physical Form and/or Alternate Year card can be picked up in the Middle School Office or can be downloaded and printed by clicking either of the following hyperlinks:

Physical Form

Alternate Year Card


CONCUSSION INFORMATION AGREEMENT FORM: State Statute 118.293 requires all youth sport athletes and parents to sign a Concussion Information Agreement before the athlete is able to participate in any youth sport. This requirement is met when your student is registered online on the athletic/activity registration site. Not all middle school athletes are required to have a concussion ImPact test done. The concussion ImPact test requirement starts at grade 9. Grade 7 and 8 football players are required to have a concussion ImPact test.


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