Weekly Wednesday Update - November 8, 2017

Weekly Wednesday Update - November 8, 2017
Posted on 11/08/2017
Veterans Day

Good evening, West Jeff Middle families. This is your Weekly Wednesday Update for November 8th, 2017.

New trimester schedules

Trimester 2 schedules are now available for you to print, copy, or write down at home. The office will not print your schedule.

Veterans Day Celebration

We are celebrating Veterans Day on Friday, November 10, with a program at 7:30 am in the gymnasium. Please see our website for more information and to RSVP if you plan to join us or have information for an honoree.

Part-Time Educational Support Opening

We are looking for a Special Education Building Support Paraprofessional. The hours are 8:05 AM - 2:20 PM weekdays. If you are interested in the position or know someone that is looking for part-time work, please apply through Teacher Match at .

Office Reminders

If your student is riding a different bus or getting off at a different stop, the office must have permission in writing. These notes need to be turned into the office first thing in the morning.

If your student is absent from school, please be sure to call the attendance line at 303-982-3051. Note that if a reason for the absence is not given, the absence will be unexcused.

Parents, all meetings with teachers must be prearranged with the teacher(s). Whenever you are in the school, you must check in at the front office and receive a “Visitor” badge.

6th Grade Parents: Please note that Outdoor Lab packets were passed out in class last Thursday. Students must return signed Acknowledgment forms and Med Forms to their Advise teacher by November 16th.

In PTA News

The PTA would love to extend our deepest gratitude to everyone who supported the Turkey Trot event: organizer Sandy Blaylock, all of the volunteers, the families and businesses who donated, the students who raised funds, and the teachers and staff who helped make this a fun event! We still have money coming in and plan to officially announce the "final total" as well as the remaining prize winners and sponsors next week. Please send in your final donations and stay tuned for the results! Photos of the event will be available on our Facebook page, pending waiver checks.

The Teacher Appreciation Committee is organizing a surprise for the teachers. If you are able to donate or volunteer, please click here.

Our last PTA meeting of 2017 will be on Thursday, Nov. 16th at 2:35pm in the Library. We will be voting on Educator Grants so please join us to help vote!

Please see the November 8, 2017 PTA Supplement to the Weekly Wednesday Update for information on upcoming events and how you can get involved. We need your help to make these events happen.

And don’t forget to sign up for the PTA Newsletter via MailChimp!

Community Events

Eudaimonia Free Trial Class: Eudaimonia Human Flourishing Center is offering a free trial class and a percentage of memberships that list West Jeff Middle as their referral back to our school. They offer classes for all ages, including parkour/ninja warrior style training, mixed modality HIIT classes, yoga and therapeutic exercise classes.

StageDoor Theatre: the StageDoor Junior Company is putting on Madagascar Jr. with performances on November 3, 4, 10, and 11.

Venue Theatre: the Venue Theatre High School Company is putting on Thoroughly Modern Millie with performances on the first three weekends of November.

Jeffco Public Schools Food and Nutrition Services: Are you interested in working for Food and Nutrition Services? Learn about the job, apply and interview in one visit at one of the weekly sessions held throughout October and November on Tuesdays from 10:00 - 11:30 am at 809 Quail Street in Lakewood.

Jefferson County Public Library events: Please see the attached flyers for upcoming programs at the Evergreen Library:

AFW School Program: West Jefferson Middle has partnered with American Furniture Warehouse to receive a donation of 2% back on all purchases and 4% on Simmons products purchased from AFW using our school code: WJMS68. Please see the attached flyer for more information.

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