WVMS PTSA Weekly Update
October 22nd, 2018


Holiday Market

Join us for a unique shopping experience at the 7th Annual Holiday Market on Saturday, October 27th from 10am-4pm in the WVMS Gym

Enjoy treats from our bake sale and bid on silent auction items from 10am-2pm

Over 40 vendors including WVMS students

Jewelry * Cosmetics * Stationery * Spirit wear * Monogrammed Items * Home Decor * Handmade gifts * Floral Arrangements * Clothing

And much, much more!


Are you a parent of a 6th grader or new to WVMS?

Would you like to know more about Aspen or Canvas?

Come join us in the library on October 23rd at 4:15 or 6:00.

You will learn how to login to these platforms, maneuver your way through them, and ask questions.

We look forward to seeing you there!


West Valley Middle School is once again sponsoring a tree in this year’s Fantasy of Trees.  As you may know, all proceeds from the Fantasy of Trees benefit Children’s Hospital.  This year, our WVMS Elves are in charge of decorating the tree are asking parents, teachers, and students for monetary donations to purchase ribbon, decorations, ornaments, tree topper, lights, etc…  Donations should be brought to the office on or before November 9th.


Flu Mist

 Knox County Health Dept. is offering Flu Mist free on November 1, 2018.  No student will be vaccinated without a completed, signed and returned form. If you would like for your student to receive the Flu Mist click on the appropriate link below to fill out the paper consent form and return to your student’s homeroom teacher.



WVMS Basketball Season Passes

2018 Basketball Season Passes go on sale October 15th.  Adult pass is $30.00, Senior/Veteran pass is $20.00 and Student pass is $10.00.  You can purchase passes from the basketball coaches or from the office.


It’s time to order yearbooks!  There are two ways to order, online or directly through the school.  For online orders, please visit: https://www.jostens.com.  You can follow the simple prompts to get to the West Valley Middle School Knoxville TN page (NOTE: There is a West Valley Middle in San Jose, California, too).  If you plan to order through the school please find the order form link below that you can download and fill out and send to the school with your child.  The cost for a basic yearbook is $55.  Please make checks payable to JOSTENS.  Remember, as in years past, we will NOT be ordering extra yearbooks.  Please reserve yours today!



Volunteers Needed

The School Clinic is in need of volunteers. If interested, please contact Kelsey Mitchell, kelsey@graymitchell.com

The school clinic is in need of extra clothing!

Men’s sweatpants (M, L, XL)


Cheerleading Fundraiser – Wednesday, October 24

You are cordially invited to support West Valley Middle School cheer at the Sonic on Kington Pike near Walker Springs this Wednesday from 5 PM – 8PM.  A portion of all all sales will benefit our WVMS Cheerleaders.


WVMS  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


Upcoming Important October/November Dates:

October 23rd – Canvas/Aspen informational meeting

October 27th – Holiday Market

October 29th – WVMS vs. Bearden Middle @ WVMS (Girls @ 4:30 PM; Boys @ 5:45 PM)

November 2nd – Maroon & White in-school boys and girls basketball game

November 5 – WVMS Basketball @ Holston Middle (Girls @ 4:30 PM; Boys @ 5:45 PM)

November 6th – In-service Day –  No School

November 8 – WVMS vs. Karns Middle @ WVMS (Girls @ 4:30 PM; Boys @ 5:45 PM)

November 21st-23rd – Thanksgiving Holidays – No School

Check out our Website and Facebook page for ongoing information!


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