WVMS PTSA Weekly Update 4/16/18

WVMS PTSA Weekly Update

April 16th, 2018


2018-2019 Slated Officers

West Valley Middle School PTSA

The 2018 Nominating Committee has slated the following members for the PTSA Executive Committee for the 2018-2019 school year. The signed, written report is posted on the front door of the school for review, and will be presented at the May General Membership/Board of Managers Meeting on Tuesday, May 15th, at 9:30am in the PTSA room. After the report is read, the floor will be opened for additional nominations by any PTSA member, and voting will occur thereafter.

Co-President: Miriam Boney

Co-President: Laura Radcliffe

President-Elect: Jenny Roberts

Co-1st Vice-President (Membership): Kelsey Mitchell

Co-1st Vice President (Membership): Pamela Canon

2nd Vice-President (Programs): Vacant

Recording Secretary: Helen Arnold

Corresponding Secretary: Ashley Lewis

Treasurer: Kelli DeRieux


Moving to Middle School

Parent and Student Panel

Have a rising 6th grade student?

Wondering what’s in store for them and you next year?

Come hear from a panel of current 6th grade parents and students about what it’s like to be a member of the

West Valley Pack.

Monday, May 21st at 6pm

In the WVMS Library.


8th Grade End of Year Celebration

The 8th Grade End of Year Celebration will take place on

Wednesday, May 23rd from 6pm-8:15pm.

This year the celebration will be dinner and a show (provided by the comedy team of Bean and Bailey).

All students who attend must have a signed permission slip (turned in to homeroom teacher) Found HERE.

To help cover the costs of entertainment and dinner, the PTSA is asking for monetary donations. If you and your family are able to help, please visit the Sign Up Genius Site.


WVMS Lip Sync Battle

Attention all West Valley Students!!

West Valley is having its first ever Lip Sync Battle on May 11th!  If you are interested in participating, please pick up an entry form from Mrs. Wells starting Monday, April 2nd.  Forms will need to be returned by April 12th. Auditions will be held on April 13th, and all participants will be required to have their group’s costume, song, and act prepared by then. There will be also be a required dress rehearsal on May 4th.  More information will be available soon.


TN Ready Testing dates

Wednesday, April 18th: TNReady ELA Part 1 (Writing)  

Thursday, April 26:  TNReady ELA : Subparts 2 and 3

Friday, April 27th: TNReady Science Test

Monday, April 30th: TN Ready Social Studies Test

Wednesday, May 2nd: TNReady ELA : Subpart 4

Thursday, May 3rd: TN Ready Math (bring calculator)

NOTE : Make-up testing will occur throughout the three week testing window


Volunteers Needed

The WVMS PTSA is looking for parent volunteers for

The 2018-2019 school year. If you are interested,

please review the Volunteer Handbook

and fill out and return a Volunteer Interest Form


Volleyball Tryouts

Volleyball tryouts will be Monday, April 23rd and Tuesday, April  24th  from 3:45 – 6 PM in the gym.  You must be able to overhand serve on a consistent basis.  Please click on the link below for more information and tryout forms.

Volleyball Tryout Forms


WVMS Girls Soccer Information

Attention all rising 6th, 7th, and 8th grade girls interested in trying out for the West Valley Middle School soccer teams competing this fall, 2018.  There will be an informational meeting onWednesday, April 25, 2018 at 7:00 PM in the school library.  For more information please click on the link below.

WVMS Girls Soccer Information


WVMS New Teacher

Voicemail Extensions

Parents can look at the “Quick Link” section on the right hand side of the school webpage and click on Teacher Voicemail Extensions to see a list of teachers and their extensions. Then when calling West Valley can press 9 and follow the instructions to leave a voicemail for their student’s teacher.

Link to

Teacher Voicemail Extensions


Help Keep the WVMS Office Germ Free

As you can imagine, it takes a lot of cleaning to keep the WVMS front office germ free. If you and your family are able, the office staff would greatly appreciate any hand sanitizer, Clorox wipes, Kleenex, computer screen cleaner, and paper towel donations. Thank you!


School of Rock 

Partnering with WVMS

School of Rock is offering summer camps and wants to give back to WVMS!

When WVMS families register for summer camps using a special code, School of Rock will give a percentage of the enrollment back to our school!

Use the code: WVMSROX

when enrolling to save $5 and donate $10 from your enrollment ($20 for Rock Camps to WVMS)

For a list of summer camps, please refer to:

School of Rock Summer Camp Flyer


Upcoming Important 

Dates: April/May

Wednesday, April 18 – TNReady ELA Writing Test

Thursday, April 26 – TNReady ELA Subparts 2 and 3 Tests

Friday, April 27 – TNReady Science Test

Monday, April 30 – TNReady Social Studies Test

Tuesday, May 1 – No School

Wednesday, May 2 – TNReady ELA Subpart 4 Test

Thursday, May 3 – TNReady Math Test (please bring calculator) 

Tuesday, May 15 – WVMS PTSA Board Meeting/

Vote for Bylaws & Slated Officers

9:30am – PTSA Room

Monday, May 21 – Moving to Middle School

Rising 6th grade Panel

6pm – WVMS Library

Wednesday, May 23 – 8th Grade End of Year Celebration

6:00pm-8:15pm – WVMS

Thursday, May 24 – Last Day of School (Half Day)



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