WVMS PTSA Weekly Update 5/14

WVMS PTSA Weekly Update

May 14, 2018


May 16th is WVMS Device Collection Day.  Students be sure to back up your computer and don’t forget your charger.


TNReady Letter

Please find below the TNReady Letter from Superintendent Bob Thomas that was given to students on Friday.

TNReady Testing Letter from KCS


End of Year Party Dates

Thursday, May 17th

7th Grade Party – 9:35-11:35 

(Volunteer/Donation Sign up provided below)

6th Grade Party – 12:40-2:40

(Volunteer/Donation Sign up provided below) 

Wednesday, May 23rd

8th Grade End of Year Celebration – 6:00-8:15

(Volunteer/Donation Sign up provided below)


6th Grade Party Information

We are almost to the end of the school year and to celebrate PTSA is throwing a party for our 6th graders.  In order to make the party a success we need volunteers to supervise each station while the students are outside.  The 6th grade coordinators will be facilitating all games and competitions.  We also need a few supplies/prizes for the party so please sign up to send something in.  All donations need to be turned in no later than Tuesday, May 16th.   Please arrive at 12:25 to give yourself enough time to check in and get to your station.

6th Grade Party Sign Up


7th Grade Party Information

It’s hard to believe but it’s almost the end of the school year! To celebrate we will be having a 7th grade party and we need your help to make it a smashing success! We need volunteers to help run the stations. Please arrive by 9 am to check in and find your station on May 17th. We also need a few supplies to be turned in by the morning of May 16th. Please sign up to party with us!

7th Grade Party Sign Up


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.


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.


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


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


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


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


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


Important Upcoming Dates:

Tuesday, May 15 – WVMS PTSA Board Meeting/Vote for Bylaws & Slated Officers  @ 9:30am – PTSA Room

Wednesday, May 16 – Device Collection

Thursday, May 17– 7th Grade Party/6th Grade Party

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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