WVMS PTSA Weekly Update 4/26/18

WVMS PTSA Weekly Update

April 26th, 2018

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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

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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.

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PTSA Bylaws Revision

The West Valley Middle School PTSA Bylaws Committee presented suggested revisions to the West Valley Middle School PTSA Bylaws at the April Board of Managers Meeting. All revisions were approved by the PTSA Board of Managers and will be presented to the general membership for approval at a meeting held on Tuesday, May 15, 2018 at 9:30 am in the PTSA Room.  Current Bylaws and proposed Bylaws revisions can be viewed before the meeting in the documents provided below. (All proposed changes are highlighted in the updated Bylaws revision.)

Current Bylaws

Proposed Bylaw Changes with Rationale

Updated Bylaws with Proposed Changes

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8th Grade End of Year Celebration

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

Wednesday, May 23rd from 6:00 pm – 8:15 pm.

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.

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TN Ready Testing dates

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

Friday, April 27: TNReady Science Test

Monday, April 30: TN Ready Social Studies Test

Wednesday, May 2: TNReady ELA : Subpart 4

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

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

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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

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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 on Wednesday, April 25, 2018 at 7:00 PM in the school library.  For more information please click on the link below.

WVMS Girls Soccer Information

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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

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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!

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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

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Upcoming Important

Dates: April/May

Tuesday, May 1 – No School

Friday, May 11 – Lip sync contest

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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WVMS PTSA Website

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