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Weekly Wednesday Update - August 22, 2018

Weekly Wednesday Update - August 22, 2018
Posted on 08/22/2018
Welcome to the 2018-2019 school year!

Welcome to the 2018-2019 school year! Every Wednesday you will receive a Weekly Wednesday Update with information about upcoming school events, news from PTA, and community events.

School News

School Picture Day

Friday, August 24th is picture day! Students were given order forms in their Advise class this week. Extra order forms are available in the main office. Families may order photos ahead of time on mylifetouch.com with Picture Day ID CG898342Y0.

Science Night

Wednesday, September 5th is our fourth annual Science Night from 6:00 to 8:00 pm. This event is open to the community.

Safety Information Night

On Wednesday, September 12th, West Jefferson Middle School will be hosting a Parent/Student Safety Information Night from 6:00 to 7:30 pm in the cafeteria. Deputy Wonner, our Student Resource Officer, and David Fennimore, our Social Emotional Learning Specialist, will be presenting at this event.

Student Behavior in the Community

Since the beginning of the year, the school has received complaints about students’ behavior in the neighborhood and in local businesses. Please talk with your student(s) about proper behavior in and around the community. Blocking the streets, flipping off adults, throwing/spitting food at one another in store aisles, and being rude to patrons of local businesses are unacceptable behaviors.

PTA News

Our PTA board members look forward to being your go-to resource for all things West Jeff Middle! As a team, we are committed to making a difference in the education and well being of all of our children. We partner with parents, teachers, staff, and community on many levels to bring fun and educational programs, events, services, and opportunities to our children to enrich their academic experience.

Please feel free to reach out to or follow the West Jeff Middle PTA via e-mail, the PTA website, the PTA Facebook page, or join online.

Upcoming dates to save:

  • Friday, August 24: School Store is back! Students can purchase snacks and inexpensive items right after school in the lobby.

  • Thursday, September 20: Join us at the first PTA meeting of the year at 2:30 pm in the library. There's no pressure to volunteer, just come and check out our plans for the year.

  • Friday, October 5: save the date for the Fall Dance!

Community News

Gold Crown Volleyball: Fifth through eighth grade girls are invited to try out for Gold Crown Fall Volleyball League on Friday, August 24th from 6:30 to 8:30 pm at Conifer High School. Practices are on Mondays and Thursdays from 6 to 8 pm at West Jeff Middle. The cost is $50 for practice players (no games or weekends) and $200 for players on a competitive team.

Girls on the Run: Registration is open for Heart & Sole, the middle school program of Girls on the Run. Practices are Thursdays after school from September 13 through November 15. The cost is $170 and includes practices, entry into The Great Candy Run 5k in Denver on November 11, and a Heart & Sole t-shirt.

Jefferson County Public Library events: Please follow the links for more information on upcoming programs at the Evergreen and Conifer branches.

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