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Blog Entries - 2021

WMS Parent Teacher Conferences 10-21-21, 11-4-21, 11-9-21 link to online sign up form at  https://www.ptcfast.com/schools/WMSCane

Parent/Teacher Conference - Sign Up Today

Posted on: October 20, 2021
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In an effort to increase our communication and teamwork with families to improve outcomes for the students, we would like to invite you to schedule a conference with your students' teachers. Conferences will be held as a teacher team. Students are welcome to

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Supt. Spotlight - Mr. Hutcherson and our WMS/WHS Choirs

Posted on: October 15, 2021
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Our Supt. Spotlight this week is shining on our WMS/WHS Choirs and Choir Director Mr. Ryan Hutcherson for their concert performances this week.  Our students worked very hard to prepare for the concerts and provided an outstanding evening of music. Mr.

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BOE Mask Update

Posted on: October 12, 2021
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Our WCS Board of Education met on Monday, October 11th, to review our District COVID-19 update and to discuss our mask requirement. Please read their update, their decision, and the related District data and attendance trend for 1st quarter in the document

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Chili Supper

65th Annual Chili Supper

Posted on: September 30, 2021
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The Wilmington Band program is hosting the 65th Annual Chili Supper tomorrow night before the Homecoming Football game. Come and enjoy a great meal while supporting the program. Each meal is $6.00 and includes a Bowl of Chili, Hotdog, Applesauce

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WMS teacher and students working on math review

Supt Spotlight!

Posted on: September 24, 2021
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Our Supt Spotlight is shining on some awesome staff and students this week. Our WMS teachers Ken Platt (7th Math) and Nick Hughes (Intervention Specialist) teamed up for a creative and engaging math review for their students. They took their

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Homecoming 2021!

Posted on: September 17, 2021
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We're excited to announce our 2021 Homecoming plans! Check out the details and make plans to join in the celebration at our 2021 Homecoming parade, chili supper, pep rally, and of course a Hurricane football game! Dance details are included in the document

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WMS Parent/Teacher Conference Night

Posted on: September 11, 2021
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WMS Students and Parents: Our first WMS parent-teacher conference date is coming up on 9/16. Sign up for a conference with this link.

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Extra Time Extra Help Registration Form, book with pages curled into heart, links to google registration form

Extra Time ~ Extra Help

Posted on: September 11, 2021
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WMS students, this is a great opportunity! Extra Time ~ Extra Help is starting on 9/21. This after school opportunity is designed for assistance with academic coursework and includes programming around such topics as organization, team building,

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NEW ProgressBook Mobile App!

Posted on: September 8, 2021
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ProgressBook has a new parent/student mobile app available! Just check the document below for instructions on how to find and use the app. Download the app today and stay connected to your child's progress in school. Frontline ProgressBook Parent/Student

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9/7/21 Transportation Update

Posted on: September 7, 2021
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The Wilmington City Schools closed today on Sept 7, 2021, because of illnesses and absences of our bus drivers that would not allow us to safely and effectively transport our students to school.     By law, we are required to transport

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Mobile Website View

Posted on: September 2, 2021
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IMPORTANT: If you are seeing #1 when you visit our site from your phone, read on to make sure you make your way to #2. In the Spring our webhosting company, Legend Web Works, performed a major site overhaul. Many cell phones still have the older version

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Safety First at Drop-Off with car, crosswalk, and walking teen

Drop Off Safety Procedures for WHS & WMS

Posted on: August 27, 2021
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Student safety is a top priority. Please review and follow the kep points in the document linked below to assist us with a safe, efficient, and stress-free student drop-off in Hurricane Alley for our Middle and High School students. HS/MS Drop Off

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Reminders and FAQs for Quarantine and Isolation

Posted on: August 26, 2021
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We have had a number of questions regarding quarantine and/or isolation duration after exposure or a positive COVID-19 diagnosis.  We thought resending this information along with some frequently asked questions would be helpful. Please review the

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WCS News

Important WCS Mask Update!

Posted on: August 23, 2021
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The WCS Superintendent and the Board of Education determined that in order to keep our staff and students safe and our schools open, we are going to require all students and staff to wear a mask for the duration of the 1st grading period, regardless of

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WMS Open House

Posted on: August 16, 2021
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WMS Open House Information: From 5:00 - 6:30 Parents/Guardians and students will have an opportunity to go through a students daily schedule to meet the teachers, be in the classrooms, and learn about what a typical day will be like for the student. 1st

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Supt. Melinda McCarty-Stewart, link to youtube video message

Welcome Message from the Superintendent

Posted on: August 13, 2021
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We hope you will take a few minutes for a message from our Superintendent, Melinda McCarty-Stewart. She will cover important information for the new school year. WCS Opening School Video 2021-22 (YouTube video) The information in the Supt's video

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Staggered Start Information

Posted on: August 4, 2021
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Our PK-12 students will start in two waves to allow each group to attend school for one day with a smaller number of students. This helps our students and staff make strong connections, build relationships, and learn the routines and procedures for the school

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Classroom, Back to School 2021-22

Back to School 2021-22: Important Information

Posted on: July 26, 2021
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We are gearing up for a great school year at WCS. Our administration has been working closely with the Clinton County Health District and other area schools to develop plans for the return to full in-person instruction.  Please view our Back to School

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FinalForms: Update Your Info for 2021-22

Posted on: July 21, 2021
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Have you updated your information in FinalForms yet? Parents are encouraged to verify and update information in FinalForms as soon as possible for the 2021-22 to ensure that they receive important school updates. Remember, it’s not just for athletics!

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Melissa Taylor and Stephanie Wheeler

Supt. Summer Spotlight

Posted on: July 2, 2021
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Our Summer Supt Spotlight is shining on 3 outstanding staff members! 1. Melissa Taylor and Stephanie Wheeler from our Food Service Dept. have been working hard each week to plan, prep, pack, and execute the distribution of weekly meal packs for kids 0-18 in

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WMS Creativity Class

Supt. Spotlight

Posted on: May 27, 2021
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Our Supt. Spotlight is shining again and this week we are recognizing some amazing students from WMS, Holmes Elementary, and East End Preschool. First, we want to recognize WMS students Ally Oeder, Victoria Saylor, Janelle Beck, Sam Burt, Zaniah Davis, Sarah

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Photo collage from NJHS induction ceremony

WMS National Junior Honor Society Induction

Posted on: May 27, 2021
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Congratulations our our 2021 National Junior Honor Society Inductees! Check out the recent News Journal article for additional details. 8th Grade Inductees  7th Grade Inductees Zane Smith, Chapter PresidentKatie Bayless, Chapter

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WMS students and counselors

Superintendent Spotlight

Posted on: May 17, 2021
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The Supt. Spotlight this week is shining on some outstanding students and staff. First, our WCS Crossing Guards - Ian Wood, Jacqueline White, Marissa Eckley, Angie Rose. In sunshine, rain, snow, or bitter cold... this group is out there making sure our

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Community Events

Posted on: April 27, 2021
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Please take a moment to check out a few events that are available to our community.

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Superintendent Spotlight

Posted on: April 19, 2021
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The Supt Spotlight is shining again! WHS Theatre - 1st up is a big shout-out to students and staff from the WHS Theatre Production of The Wizard of Oz. Outstanding job everyone! They continually amaze us with their talent and hard work. You can still buy

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Staff members at training

Supt Spotlight

Posted on: April 9, 2021
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This week’s Supt Spotlight shines on a group of outstanding educators: Natalie Harmeling, Jamie Bryant, Katie Licht, Amber Ogletree, Rachel Pierce, Vincent Taylor, Ryan Schlater, Lindsey Callahan, Allyson Bucher, Ciara McGee, Emily Wiswell, Elexis

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Link to video - Superintendent Spotlight, Celebrating our students and staff

Superintendent Spotlight - Episode 2

Posted on: February 26, 2021
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In February, we recognized and celebrated Black History Month in our schools. This week’s Superintendent Spotlight - Episode 2 offers a peek into our classrooms during the month as our teachers and students explored a wide variety of African American

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2021-2022 District Calendar Approved

Posted on: February 23, 2021
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The 2021-2022 District Calendar was approved at the Board meeting on 2/22/2021. Late arrival dates will be determined at a later time.

2021-22 District Calendar (Google doc link)

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Cl. Co. Community Action Assistance Programs

Posted on: February 18, 2021
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Many in our community have struggled this past year due to the pandemic. Clinton County Community Action has asked for our help in spreading the word about a number of their assistance programs available to the community.  COVID Relief Program - If

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New Plan for Inclement Weather Days

Posted on: February 16, 2021
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With all of the snow and COVID interruptions this school year, if Wilmington has to call any snow day after today (2/16/21), we will use our Live Remote Learning Schedule.  We will continue to watch the forecast and road conditions closely tonight,

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College Credit Plus

Posted on: January 15, 2021
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College Credit Plus allows eligible students to take classes at participating colleges for both college and high school credit. Students who wish to take a CCP course must attend a CCP Information Night. This year, we are offering three in-person and one

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