To our students, staff, and parents we hope you all have a wonderful and safe summer vacation!
Grade 8 Celebration of Learning - Reminder that the ceremony will begin at 9 am in the auditorium with a light breakfast to follow.
Fall Sports - All athletes must sign up through Family ID Student-athletes must be signed up by August 13th to be eligible to participate. http://www.wbridgewaterschools.org/article/52394?org=athletics
Check out the school calendar for the 2018-2019 school year https://docs.google.com/spreadsheets/d/1LRSiK07uP2YIxtVI1mrq--wiMaf0h2G_cOW8IWBJf3s/edit#gid=0
We are having issues with our internet and phones. To call the school please call 508-897-0537
8th Grade Celebration of Learning will be on Thursday, June 21st at 9am. The ceremony will take place in the auditorium.
WB Girls Softball plays in the MIAA D3 South semifinal vs Abington on Tuesday, June 12th at 7pm at Taunton HS. Good luck!
Summer Reading - Here is a link to the summer reading assignments and other important information for grades 7-12 for next year. The link will also be posted on our website. http://wbsummerreading.weebly.com/
Coffee Hour - with Mr. Bodwell and Mrs. Page tomorrow (Friday) at 8am. All are welcome!
2018-2019 Schedules will be available in the Aspen Portal tomorrow. Students can make schedule changes with guidance during final exams.
Fall Sports Sign Ups - Friday, June 8th during Power Block. Announcements have been made in terms of where meetings will be held. All athletes must sign up through Family ID http://www.wbridgewaterschools.org/article/52394?org=athletics
Reminder to 9th Graders - students will be taking the MCAS Biology tests tomorrow and Thursday. Good luck to all of the students!
AP Night June 14th at 5:30pm. Any student enrolled in an Advanced Placement course for next year should attend the meeting with a parent. This is a very good opportunity to learn more about the AP program and the specific course they are enrolled in.
7th grade field trip (Postponed) - Due to predicted afternoon thunderstorms for Friday, June 1st, we have been advised to reschedule our field trip to Tree Top Adventures to Wednesday, June 13th. The students will need to bring a bagged lunch, sunscreen, bug spray, and refillable water bottle. They must wear sneakers and some comfy clothing.
WB Class of 2018 Graduation - The ceremony will begin at 6pm at the Town Park. Parking is very limited. We will have the Senior Center van making shuttle runs from the MSHS from 4-8pm.
Middle School Dates and Events: *Friday, June 1 - 7th Grade Field Trip - Tree Top adventure *Friday, June 8th - Under the Sea Semi-Formal. $10 in powerblock, $12 at the door. 7 pm to 9 pm *Tuesday, June 19th - 8th Grade Field Trip - Canobie Lake Park * please note pick up will be at 3:30 pm. *Wednesday, June 20th - Middle School Field Day *Thursday, June 21st - 8th Grade recognition breakfast 9 am. Last day of school for all students, dismissal at 11 am.
Here is the final exam schedule for HS students. Dismissal for HS is at 11am. *Friday, June 15th - HG *Monday, June 18th - FE *Tuesday, June 19th - DC *Wednesday, June 20th - BA *Thursday, June 21st - makeup day
WB Public Safety Day - WBPD and WBFD on Sunday, June 3rd from 11-1pm at 99 West Center Street, WB (combined stations) There will be many activities sponsored by the police and fire departments (check out the flyer) as well as fun activities and food. Please park at either the MSHS or the Howard School
Grade 10 Math MCAS - Wednesday, May 23rd and Thursday, May 24th. Good luck!
Grade 8 Students - Science MCAS Tuesday and Wednesday (May 22nd and 23rd) Please bring your fully charged chromebook.
Grade 7 Field Trip permission slip - Please return ASAP http://www.wbridgewaterschools.org/article/50554?org=ms-middle-senior-hs
We are looking for HS student volunteers to help with CATS Camp. If you are currently in grades 9-11 and are interested there is a signup sheet in the office. CATS camp is a FREE 4 week conditioning camp run by WBPD officers for students going into grades 3-8 next year. http://www.wbridgewaterschools.org/article/50391?org=ms-middle-senior-hs
Reminder - Last day of school is Thursday, June 21st. This is a half day of school with dismissal at 11am. HS students this is a makeup day for exams.
MS Math MCAS - Tuesday, May 15th and Wednesday, May 16th
Reminder to Parents - Please do not drop off students in the parking lot. All drop offs should be at the back of the school and not out front. Thank you
Athletic Awards Night - Tuesday, June 5th at 6pm in the gym
Coffee Hour with Mr. Bodwell and Mrs. Page on Friday, May 11th at 8am. All are welcome
Congrats to NHD students in WB who are going to National Competition. Thank you to the Howard Trustees for generous donation for students to go to Washington DC http://www.enterprisenews.com/news/20180501/west-bridgewater-students-to-compete-at-national-level-in-history-competition
Tonight (Wednesday) 6-8 pm West Bridgewater Middle Senior High School's World Culture Night is a celebration of diversity and a opportunity for students involved in Global Citizens, the Language Department, and the Model United Nations to showcase the foods, customs, and social attributes of these cultures. In addition to a multinational food court, students and special guest with unique talents will be demonstrating and displaying dance performances, music, Kun Fu, Zumba, an art show, and other interesting interactive activities for our guests to experience the vibrant cultures being represented. The culmination of this evening is the recognition of students we are inducting into the French and Spanish Honor Society. We wish to shout out our appreciation to all the parents, area businesses, special guests and to the many helpers who contribute in making this a memorable event. Cost is $5 per person, $20 family cap
Junior Prom Grand March - MSHS Gym at 6pm on Friday, May 4th.
Thursday, May 3rd Honors Breakfast events. HS starts at 7:45am and MS starts at approximately 9:15am. Parking is very limited. Please do not park in the Spring Street School parking lot.
Reminder - Grades 7 and 8 students will be taking ELA MCAS tests tomorrow and Wednesday. Students must bring their fully charged Chromebooks to school for testing.
CHANGE OF DATE - ATHLETIC AWARDS NIGHT Due to the MIAA changing the cut off date for spring sports the Athletic Awards Night has been moved from May 29th to June 5th.
7th Grade April Newsletter - Check it out! https://www.smore.com/8g7up-april-newsletter?ref=email-content#w-8564888395
WB Public Library - 2018 Summer Teen Essay Contest: "Who is Your Rock?" We are looking for thoughtful, well-written essays of no more than 500 words that speak of someone who has inspired you, helped you, or given you direction. It could be someone you know or it could be someone out of your orbit but someone who has had a profound, positive influence on your life and, possibly, your beliefs. The deadline for the essays will be Saturday, August 18th at 5 p.m.Please send all entries to:Library Director, Ellen Snoeyenbos email@example.com www.westbpl.org>
MSHS Report Cards for Quarter 3 are posted in the Aspen Portal. Have a great vacation!
Reminder - Tomorrow (Wednesday) is a half day of school with dismissal at the MSHS at 11.
The West Bridgewater Local Scholarship Application deadline is Wednesday April 11th. All seniors have been given a copy of this application and encouraged to apply. Applications must be hand delivered to the guidance office by 2:30 on the 11th. Late applications will not be considered. Please contact the guidance office if you have any questions or need more information.
The Junior Field Trip to the College Fair in Boston is on April 13. The fee is $12.00 per person. Please fill out permission slips and sign up online. You will need to turn in the barcode along with your permission slip. Contact the guidance office for more information.
Reminder to Parents - In the morning please do not drop off students in the parking lot. All parents should please drive around the school and drop off at the back door. This creates a safety concern by dropping off in the lot or at the front of the school.
Coffee Hour with Mr. Bodwell and Mrs. Page - Friday, April 6th at 8am. All are welcome! Mrs. Pontes (School Psychologist) will be attending and Mr. Pina and Mrs. Howard (HS Counselors) will be available after for questions
Drama Club presents - Mary Poppins on Friday, April 6th at 7pm and Saturday, April 7th at 2pm and 7pm. Should be another great show!
Next Thursday, April 5th is the Red Sox home opener. So students and staff are encouraged to wear Red Sox shirts, hats, jackets etc! Mark your calendars!
Athletics News - Congratulations to the following students for being selected to the Brockton Enterprise All Scholastic Team. Chris Williams and Maggie Allen (Track), Matt Lavoie (Hockey). Cameron Gay and Christian Keeling (Boys Hoop), Casey Willis, Kayla Connors, Abby Bedard, and Morgan Doherty (Girls Hoop). Congratulations to Alison Silva for being selected to the Boston Globe and Boston Herald All Scholastic Gymnastics Teams.
Coffee Hour - The next meeting with Mr. Bodwell and Mrs. Page will be on Friday, April 6th at 8am. All are welcome to attend. After the meeting the counselors will be available for any college related questions or other topics
ATTENTION JUNIOR PARENTS - college admissions seminar for parents of juniors will be tomorrow, March 27th at 6 pm in the auditorium. If questions please contact the guidance office
Grade 10 - Good luck to the 10th graders taking the ELA MCAS tests Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday!
*There will be a sign up meeting on April 5 during power block for any student athlete who has earned a letter award jacket this year. The meeting will be held in the gym. Students not attending this meeting will not receive a jacket this year. *There will also be a sign up meeting on April 5 for any senior student athlete who played a sport this year and has earned a senior plaque. The meeting will be held in the gym. Students not attending this meeting will not receive a senior plaque this year.
Attention all artists! There will be the first meeting of the new art club this Friday, March 23 during powerblock in Mrs McMurray’s room. This club is for students who have a passion for visual arts, whether it be sculpture, drawings, paintings, photography or digital art. To anyone interested, we hope to see you this Friday!
Check out the 7th grade newsletter https://www.smore.com/wv3ny-march-newsletter?ref=email-content#w-6292949597
Good luck to our music students participating in the Senior SEMSBA Band/Chorus Festival tomorrow.
Progress Reports for Quarter 3 are posted in the Aspen Portal.
WB Girls Basketball will play Coyle Cassidy in the MIAA Division 4 South Semifinals at Bridgewater-Raynham tomorrow (Thursday) at 5:30pm http://www.enterprisenews.com/…/20180…/SPORTS/306009964/PH/1
West Bridgewater Scholarship Application http://www.wbridgewaterschools.org/o/ms-middle-senior-hs/page/guidance-announcements Check it out! Due back to guidance by April 11th
PCC Summer Program is still accepting applications. Open to students currently in grades 7,8,9 and 10. If your child is interested or has questions please contact the guidance office. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gkXtqQL4T0E&t=14s
Students grades 8-11 a reminder course selections are due next week. Questions see guidance or teachers
MIAA Girls basketball game scheduled for today vs Cohasset has been postponed until Tuesday 3-6 at 6:30.
Mr. WB 2018 March 9th at 7pm. Check out the promo video https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=AfeOXaImiTs&feature=youtu.be
MIAA Girls Basketball Tournament game - Tonight at 6:30. WB vs Bristol Aggie. MIAA ticket prices are $7 adults and $5 students
Important information regarding the High School Science Fair Date: March 7th, 11:00 a.m. Where: High School cafeTiming: 11:00-12:00 for student judgingAll students will bring science fair projects to school on or before 3/7/18. Students will bring projects directly to the cafe the morning of the fair for set up. Judging will begin at the close of school (11:00, half day) and it will last approximately 1 hour. Students should remove or take home any valuable items after judging. The Fair will be open to the public that evening (3/7/18) from 6-8:00 for viewing. Projects will be taken down the next morning. Please direct any questions or inquiries to Mr. McMurray approaching the event.
ATTENTION STUDENTS GRADE 8-11, Course selection process will begin tomorrow Tuesday, February 27th during power block. The schedule is as follows: Tuesday, February 27 - Junior Class Wednesday, February 28 - Sophomore Class Thursday, March 1 - Freshman Class Friday, March 2 Grade 8 From the date of the meeting students will have one week to complete the course signups online. Information is also posted on our website http://www.wbridgewaterschools.org/o/ms-middle-senior-hs
Check out the 7th grade newsletter for February https://www.smore.com/8p6du-february-2018-newsletter?ref=email-content#w-0364027853
Attention Seniors - Please make sure you are checking in with the Guidance office about scholarship opportunities. Information will be given out to each senior about scholarships after February break.
NYC Trip - Juniors and Seniors - we are extending time for students to turn in their permission slip and check for the Social Studies 9-11 Museum field trip to Friday morning February 16. This day trip is scheduled on Wednesday March 28th. Any Junior or Senior who still wishes to attend this trip should see their Social Studies teacher asap.
Both Boys (away) and Girls (home) Basketball games scheduled for today vs Holbrook have been cancelled. There will be no practice either.
A big thank you to all who purchased a calendar to support the class of 2018. We appreciate your generosity. A big congratulations to Hannah Flynn who sold the most calendars for her senior class!
Congratulations to last weeks winners from the calendar sale! Ann Marie Grinder, Sharon Trojano, Staci Bailey & Cyndi Morrill!
Reminder - Quarter 2 Report Cards will be posted in the Aspen Portal this afternoon.
Save the Date - Red Cross Blood Drive MSHS 3-15 from 10am-3pm
Spring Sports Signups - During PB Tuesday, Feb 6th. Family ID Portal will open Feb. 7th. All athletes must sign up on Family ID
Distractology Trailer -February 5th-9th. Students with a permit or license can sign up to participate in a distracted driving simulator next week. It is an awesome experience for our student drivers. They also will get a $15 gas card! Sign up now in the office before all the time slots are taken.
Congratulations to last weeks winners from the calendar sale! Barbara Weatherbee, Beverly Wright, Mary Ellen Holden,Diane Estano,Tim Callahan,Scott Cray& Ken Patrick. Stay tuned to see who wins next!
Congratulations to last weeks winners from the calendar sale! Candi Keith, Lynne Ames,Vanessa Sharkey, Anne Sheedy, Becky Pratt & Colleen Kelley. Stay tuned to see who wins next!
7th Grade January Newsletter - Check it out! https://www.smore.com/6dvzk-january-newsletter-2018?ref=email-content#w-9253951956
Coffee Hour - A reminder that the next Coffee Hour with Mr. Bodwell and Mrs. Page will be on Friday, 1-26 at 8am. WBPD Officer Thaxter will also be there.
Midnight Madness - A HUGE thank you to all the parents and staff who volunteered at Midnight Madness this past Friday/Saturday morning. We greatly appreciated you giving your time to come in. Another fun night!
The middle school basketball games scheduled to be played at Sacred Heart today have been ppd. TBA.
Reminder - HS Mid Year Exams will be January 23-26. There are 2 exam periods. each day. HS students will be dismissed at 11:00, but NO BUS TRANSPORTATION WILL BE AVAILABLE UNTIL 2:05. The schedule is as follows: 1/23 - A & B Block 1/24 - C & D Block 1/25 - E & F Block 1/26 - G & H Block
Congratulations to last weeks winners from the calendar sale! Chris Olsen, Sue Sullivan, Brad Weatherbee, Jeff Ryan, Amy Diman, Dawn Hayes & Wendy Adams. Stay tuned to see who wins this week!
Middle School Midnight Madness - Friday, January 19th - Saturday, January 20th! We cant wait to host this event again. Students make sure your forms and $ are in ASAP!
Patriots Day tomorrow so wear your Pats gear!
Attention Senior Parents - This is your last chance to submit a PDA ad in the yearbook, the deadline of 1/19/18 is fast approaching and is our print deadline. There will not be another chance to submit. Please contact Mary Graziano at firstname.lastname@example.org if you have any questions
Wildcat Pride Day - reminder to students and staff to wear your maroon t shirts that you got a the beginning of the year.
Congratulations to last weeks winners from the calendar sale! Laurette Polen Beverly Dragonetti The Outerbridge Family Kim Smith Kristin Basford Amy Wilder Stay tuned to see who wins this week!
MCAS DATES Middle School: *ELA: 5/1 & 5/2 *Math: 5/15 & 5/16 *Science (grade 8 only): 5/22 & 5/23 HS Biology: 6/6 & 6/7 Grade 10: *ELA: 3/27, 3/28 & 3/29 *Math: 5/23 & 5/24
Reminder to students and parents that unless a student is with a teacher, coach or advisor they should be leaving the building by 2:30pm. The Learning Commons is open Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursdays until 4:30pm. Students cannot be unattended anywhere else in the school. Thank you
PCC applications and registration fee are due in the guidance office by December 22nd. It is open to students currently in grades 7-10. Questions contact guidance https://pccasp.org/
FYI: The School Committee voted to amend policy # 101 "School Calendar", to start school before Labor Day. Therefore, in 2018 the start of school for students in grades 1-12 will be August 28th.
The Wildcat Den will be open this week for any last minute holiday shopping. Hours will be Thursday 12/21 from 10:30-12:30 & Friday 12/22 from 9-11. We hope you can stop by for some Wildcat Gear!
Grade 7 December newsletter which has lots of great information https://www.smore.com/5vjkh-december-2017?ref=email-content#w-8803200353
Check out the program schedule for Channel 98 Wildcat TV http://wbcat.org/wctv-ch-98-program-listings/
Winter Holiday Music Concert tonight starting at 6:30. Looking forward to a wonderful show!
Attention MS Parents - There will not be a middle school dance tomorrow night. Get ready for MS Midnight Madness which will be Friday, January 19th.
Quarter 2 Progress Reports - Posted in Aspen on 12-13. Parents can check Aspen anytime for updates.
MIDDLE SCHOOL MIDNIGHT MADNESS - Save the date Friday January 19th 8pm - Saturday morning. Students will stay at school all night! Games, activities, hypnotist, food. Always an amazing event! Much more info soon
Monday, December 11th during PB, there will be a presentation about the PCC program. PCC is a six week residential summer Program held at Stonehill College for students entering grades 8-11 The goal of the program is to provide an intellectually enriching and socially stimulating, affordable summer program. Sign up in the guidance office. Parents please call with any questions.
CONGRATULATIONS TO THE FOLLOWING STUDENTS FOR BEING SELECTED TO THE ENTERPRISE ALL SCHOLASTIC TEAM. GOLF: TUCKER GULLBRANTS CROSS COUNTRY: CAITLYN KAPRELIAN,DEVYN MCCARTHY, MAGGIE ALLEN, ANTHONY SPOONER, CHRIS WILLIAMS GIRLS SOCCER: LIZ WILLIAMS BOYS SOCCER: LUKE SARANTOPOULOUS, SHAWN THORNBURN, KEVIN LAWLER, JASON VICTOR FOOTBALL: MIKE O'TOOLE, CHRISTIAN KEELING..
At WBMSHS School, next Wednesday evening, December 6th we are very pleased to offer a performance by a professional African Dance Troupe who will offer a sampling of traditional African storytelling, a drumming performance and dance demonstration with audience participation. A sampling of a variety of African foods will be available prior to the performance. Doors open at 6 pm with the performance beginning at 6:30. Admission is $5 per person with a $15 family cap.
The school store will be open on Friday from 10:30-11:30 . Come in for some holiday shopping. We will be selling the prom package raffle tickets.
Practice times for Monday: *Boys JV and Varsity basketball teams are at the HS from 2:30-4:30 *Girls Middle School, JV and Varsity basketball teams are at the HS from 4:30-6:30 *Boys Middle School basketball is at the HS from 6:30-8:00 *Winter track is at the HS from 2:30-4:30
Congratulations to Coach Decastro for being selected as the Mayflower League Coach of the Year for Girls Soccer!
Check out the Grade 7 November newsletter https://www.smore.com/r3wb8-november-2017-newsletter?ref=email-content#w-5179918806
Winter Sports Sign Ups - The deadline to sign up is today. Please go to the website and sign up with Family ID https://www.familyid.com/organizations/west-bridgewater-middle-senior-hs-athletics
Student Safety Text Tip Line 774-251-9525 Students can send a text to this # if they have a concern over any student safety issue. An email will be sent to the school administration and WB Police. Please include as much relevant information as possible so it can be investigated fully. Check out the schools FB page for more information.
Food Drive has been extended until tomorrow (Friday November 17th) Don't forget to bring in items to your Powerblock. All items will be donated to the WB Food Pantry.
MSHS Parent Conferences November 17 12-2pm MS only. This is a half day for MS students only. High School students have a full day of school. Conferences on November 20 and 21 6-8pm all grades. All next week (Monday-Wednesday) are half days of school with dismissal at 11am
Coffee Hour with Mr. Bodwell and Mrs. Page - Friday, November 17th at 8am. All are welcome to attend.
Quarter 1 Report Cards are now posted in the Aspen Portal. Any questions please contact the teacher.
Two community service opportunities this week. Selling snacks at the powder puff game and calendars at the Lion's Club craft fair. Any student who is interested should see Mrs. Page. Thank You!
WBMSHS Food Drive - to benefit the WB Food Pantry. This event is co-sponsored by the Leo's Club and NHS. All students and staff are encouraged to bring in non perishable food items to your powerblock by Thursday, November 16th
Winter Sports Signups - Tuesday, November 14th during Powerblock. Students will also need to sign up on Family ID https://www.familyid.com/organizations/west-bridgewater-middle-senior-hs-athletics
MIAA Tournament Update *WB Girls Soccer plays Cohasset at 2pm at the Howard School *WB Boys Soccer plays at Sturgis Charter West on Tuesday at 4:30. Congrats to both teams for 1st round wins!
MIAA Soccer Tournament Games - 11-4 Girls soccer at Sacred Heart 2pm Boys soccer home vs. Upper Cape 3:30pm
SAVE THE DATE - Parent Drug Awareness and Information Night - Come to the MSHS on Thursday, November 16th starting at 6:30pm to hear from some experts about how you as a parent can be more informed and empowered. It is our goal to provide you with practical and useful information as we discuss what is happening with marijuana, opioids and other drugs that are influencing and affecting the lives of our kids. Speakers for this evening include: Dr. Dan Muse (ER DR at Brockton Hospital and medical consultant for Mass Police Training Center), Ryan Morgan (Principal of Independence Academy, a substance abuse recovery school, in Brockton, Lt.Tim Nixon of WBPD, as well as a representative from the Plymouth District Attorneys office and a representative from EB Hope. We hope to see you at this event.
MSHS Parent Conferences November 17 12-2pm MS only. November 20 and 21 6-8pm all grades. Information will be sent home on how to sign up.
Grade 7 October newsletter https://www.smore.com/7m8bg-october-2017-newsletter?ref=email-content#w-4603479678
Quarter 1 Report Cards will be posted in the Aspen Portal on Monday November 13th. If you do not have access to Aspen please contact the school.
HS Homecoming Dance - Saturday, October 28th 7-10pm. All students must arrive by 7:30pm and no one will be allowed to leave before 9:30pm We are looking forward to a great night!
Todays Girls varsity soccer game vs Westport will be played on the turf field at the MSHS. The game is scheduled to begin at 3:15
Save the Date - Coffee Hour with Mr. Bodwell and Mrs. Page Friday, November 17th at 8am All are welcome
UNICEF - Hurricane Relief - The October Powerblock challenge for both 7th and 8th graders will be a fundraiser for UNICEF Hurricane Relief Fund. Students will be receiving their collection boxes on Tuesday, October 24th. They should be returned by Thursday, November 2nd. The winning powerblocks in each grade will receive an ice cream party courtesy of the Diversity Club.
Spirit Week - Monday, 10-23 to Friday, 10-27. Tomorrow is Tourist Tuesday. Reminder Homecoming Dance on Saturday, 10-28 7-10pm. Tickets on sale for $10 this week and $15 at the door.
The school store will be open on Monday 10/23 from 10:30-12:00. Come in and buy some Wildcat gear so you can show your school spirit.
Picture Retake Day - Friday, November 17th
SAVE THE DATE - November 16th at 6:30pm WBMSHS along with the WBPD is sponsoring a night for parents and students to discuss topics that are affecting teens: Drug Abuse and the Opioid Crisis. There will be a panel of presenters including: Dr. Dan Muse, EB Hopes, WBPD and the DA's Office. More information will be sent out soon.
The Spanish Honor Society is hosting its 2nd Tapas and Flamenco night at WBMSHS on Thursday, October 19th from 6-8 pm. Come and join us for a night of appetizers and an interactive performance by Flamenco Boston. Tapas will be served beginning at 6pm and the flamenco show will begin at 7pm. All are welcome to join! Tickets are $10 for students and $15 for adults with a family cap of $30. Tickets may be bought prior to the event from Spanish Honor Society members or at the door. Come and enjoy a cultural evening filled with great food and lively music!
High School Homecoming Dance - Saturday, October 28th from 7-10pm. Tickets go on sale next week.
Financial Aid Night Tuesday 10/17 Time: 6:00 p.m. Location: High School Auditorium This seminar, sponsored by MEFA, will cover: -Applying for financial aid -Completing the FAFSA -How colleges make financial aid decisions
Forensics Class - Mrs. Pope's class will be doing a crime scene investigation lab today. The "crime scene" will be set up and the students will be working it this morning. Pictures on FB later
Picture Day - Reminder that tomorrow Lifetouch will be here tomorrow (October 11th) All paperwork was sent home and there is some available in the office.
MSHS Progress Reports - Will be posted in the Aspen portal this afternoon. Any academic questions please contact the teacher.
Reminder to parents - please do not drop off students in the parking lot before school. Go around the building. Also do not park in the bus lane at any time. That needs to stay open for buses returning from games and emergency vehicles.
Wear Pink on Fridays in October - Support Breast Cancer Awareness month
Grade 8 Field Trip - The trip to the zoo scheduled for Friday has been cancelled. All money collected will be returned to the students. We are looking at alternate dates for a similar trip either this fall or in the spring.
Travel around the building will be limited until approximately 1:30pm today. If you need to come into the school please park in the visitor spots in the main parking lot.
MSHS Progress Reports for Quarter 1 will be posted in the Aspen portal Friday afternoon
This year’s PSAT exam will be given at West Bridgewater High School on Wednesday, October 11, at 7:30 AM. All juniors and sophomores are highly encouraged to take this exam in order to prepare for the SAT. Juniors will take the SAT for the first time in the spring. Both juniors and sophomores have received detailed PSAT information from the high school counselors. Please sign up to take this important test ASAP. The cost is $16-cash or check payable to West Bridgewater high school. Please contact guidance if you have any questions.
Tonight's Football game vs. Bishop Connolly has been postponed.
Emergency Procedures Drill - We had a successful lock down drill today at the MSHS. We did this with the cooperation of the West Bridgewater Police Department. Thank you for the cooperation of our students and staff.
Seniors - The Adventure Park trip is planned for Friday, 10/13. We will be gone for the day but back to school by 2pm. https://heritageadventurepark.org/ The cost of the trip is $25 and money and permission slips are due by Friday 9/29 (that is TOMORROW!). Slips can be found in the main office, the robotics room or Ms. Silva's room. Checks or cash can be given to McMurray or Silva.
The Middle School Math Club will have its first meeting on TUESDAY 9/26 after school in room 111. Any interested middle school student is welcome to join the club! Just show up to the meeting on Tuesday in Ms. Weeks' room at 2:05 to sign up/hear more about it. See Ms. Weeks if you can't make it to Tuesday's meeting but you do want to join.
Check out the 7th Grade September newsletter https://www.smore.com/x46ys-september-s-7th-grade-newsletter?ref=email-content#w-5265489323
Wildcat TV Program Guide - Channel 98 Check out what is being broadcast on the channel. It is update regularly. http://wbcat.org/wctv-ch-98-program-listings/
Wildcat Spirit Days - once per month during in-service half days we are going to have district-wide spirit days and staff and students should wear the new T-shirts. Starting next Wednesday. the dates are: 9/27, 10/25, 12/13, 1/10, 2/7, 3/7, 4/11, 5/9, 6/6
The football game scheduled for Saturday at Nantucket at 2 has been moved to Sunday at 2pm.
7th Grade Field Trip to Camp Satucket YMCA Camp in East Bridgewater - Postponed for tomorrow due to forecast of rain and strong winds. More information will be provided soon on when it will be rescheduled.
We are experiencing phone issues at the MSHS. If you need to reach the school, please call 508-897-0537
Grade 8 Home School Communication - Google Classroom code is: sa8f6m.
Student Drop Off - Students should only be dropped off at the back of the school (door 10) Please do not drop off students at any other location around the school. When exiting the drop off please do not go through the Spring Street School lot. Thank you
School Improvement Council Meetings - Attention parents are you interested in joining? This is a group of parents and educators who meet monthly to discuss how we can make our school better. First meeting is October 23rd from 3-4pm. If interested contact Mr. Bodwell.
Any Seniors that want to use a Lifetouch photo for their Senior photo in the yearbook should come to school on October 11th, ready to be photographed. This will be the only opportunity for Seniors to be photographed by Lifetouch for the yearbook. If you have any questions contact Mrs. DeLorenzo. Senior pictures are due by 11-1
Reminder to seniors you may pick up calendars in the main office to sell. Proceeds to benefit the 2018 Scholarship Fund.
College financing seminar - Tuesday, October 17 MSHS auditorium at 6:00 p.m. Opportunity for all parents of juniors and seniors to be informed on the many options available for financing your child's college education.
PSAT Info: See guidance counselors for more info Date: Wed. Oct 11 starting first period Cost: $16 cash or check payable to WBMSHS Who should take it: 10th & 11th graders Why: To practice for the SAT
Coffee Hour with Mr. Bodwell - Friday, September 22nd at 8am. All are welcome. HS counselors will be available after for questions about college application process
Picture Day is October 11th - packets have been mailed home by Lifetouch
Any sophomores, juniors, and seniors interested in purchasing a class ring can pick up an information packet and order form from Mr. Winchell in Room 215. Ring orders may be placed on Wednesday night, September 20th from 5:00 - 6:30pm or during lunches on Thursday, September 21st or Friday, September 22nd.
Due to the weather forecast for tomorrow, the 7th grade field trip to Camp Satucket has been moved to next Friday, September 22nd.
Student Drivers - a reminder that you must have a parking pass to drive to school. Office will need a copy of your registration, license, paperwork completed and $25.
Open House Curriculum Night - Please do not park around the school. That is reserved for the staff. Tonight September 14th. MS starts at 5 and HS at 6:45
MSHS Fundraiser - We will be selling a 1 month calendar where each day you can win prizes such as cash, gift cards and many other great things. We will be selling each one for $10 but you will have at least 30 chances to win! Some great prizes so check it out at Open House tomorrow night.
MSHS Open House/Curriculum Night - Thursday, September 14th MS 5:00-6:30 HS 6:45-8:15. Please bring a copy of your child's schedule
Great job by our students and staff wearing the new maroon Wildcat shirts today. It was a sea of MAROON! Great group picture of everyone on the turf field will be shared later
High School Homecoming Dance - is now scheduled for Saturday, October 28th
Wildcat Maroon T Shirts - all students at the MSHS were given shirts. We asked them all to wear them to school tomorrow. Wildcat Pride!
Parking Passes - Reminder to our student drivers that you must have a parking pass by Monday. You will need to complete form (available in office), copy of license, registration and $25.
Check out the WB Back to School Video - Can't wait to see the students tomorrow! https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3386sDW1Vik&feature=youtu.be
Wildcat Leaders - Thank you to our 11th and 12th grade volunteers who participated in this program. All incoming 7th graders were given a mentor. Check out the article http://www.enterprisenews.com/news/20170902/west-bridgewater-student-leaders-make-back-to-school-cinch
MSHS - There is currently an issue with the welcome message in phone system at the MSHS. When you try to call, please press 0 to reach the main office. We apologize for the inconvenience and hope to have it corrected as soon as possible.
Orientation Program Reminders - Thursday, August 31st 9-10 am - any student new to WBMSHS grades 8-12 1-2:30pm - all incoming 7th graders Looking forward to seeing everyone at the programs!
Parking Passes - Students who plan on driving to school can come in to purchase a parking pass starting today. Please bring copy of registration, parking rules and regulations form and license. $25 fee applies (cash or check to WBPS)
2017 Chromebook Information - Please read over the Chromebook Policy and Use and Care Guide. All students must sign use agreement and turn in check ($25) technology fee http://www.wbridgewaterschools.org/article/22808?org=ms-middle-senior-hs
Open House/Curriculum Night Schedule Thursday, September 14th MS 5:00-6:30 HS 6:45-8:15
Coffee Hour - September 22nd at 8am. All are welcome to join Mr. Bodwell and Mrs. Page for the first Coffee Hour.
Wildcat Leaders - A reminder to those who signed up to be Wildcat Leaders (mentors for our incoming 7th graders) we will be meeting tomorrow (Tuesday) at 9am. Looking forward to the first year with this program
Check out the WBMSHS Cafeteria Menu for the first few weeks of school http://www.wbridgewaterschools.org/o/ms-middle-senior-hs/dining?filter=879
Save the Date - Open House/Curriculum Night at the MSHS - Thursday, September 14th
So awesome to see so many student-athletes here for practices! Way to go!
Reminder - if you child is playing a sport this fall they must have a current physical on file in the nurses office. Physicals are good for 13 months.
Start dates and times Fall Sports Football - 8-18 at 8:30 HS Golf - 8-24 9am HS Field Hockey -8-24 7am turf field Boys and Girls Soccer - 8-24 7am Howard Fields Cross Country - 8-24 9am baseball field Volleyball - 8-28 9am HS gym Cheerleading -TBA
MSHS Orientation Programs-Thursday, August 31st 9:00-10:00 am - all new students grades 8-12 and 1:00-2:30 - all incoming 7th graders Letters are being mailed home this week.
Family ID will be open from today through August 17th to sign up for fall sports. http://www.wbridgewaterschools.org/o/athletics
Attention Seniors - the office staff is looking for some summer help. This is a great way to get a start on your 20 hour Community Service requirement. If interested please contact Mrs. DeLorenzo.
Wildcat Leaders - It is so amazing that we have over 100 juniors/seniors who volunteered to mentor our incoming 7th graders! Info meeting will be on 8-29 at 9am
Fall Sports - If you have not signed up to play a fall sport Family ID is open July 24-28th. If your child is interested in playing a fall sport and has not previously registered please register during this time. To get to the registration page go to the district website www/wbridgewaterschools.org. Then click on "Schools" and choose "Athletics". Under "News" click on "Fall 2017 Sports Registration".
Just a reminder to go to the schools website to check out the summer reading information http://www.wbridgewaterschools.org/o/ms-middle-senior-hs
SUMMER COMMUNITY RED CROSS BLOOD DRIVE! WBMSHS July 24th from 1:00– 6:00 PM. Appts at www.redcrossblood.org or 1-800-RED-CROSS
Fall Sports registration deadline is June 30th. Football (9-12), soccer, field hockey, cross country, golf and cheerleading. Got to http://westbridgewaterma.apptegy.us/article/18018?org=athletics
Our WB students and staff are having a great time in Costa Rica. Check out the schools Facebook page for pictures https://www.facebook.com/wbmshs/
MSHS Report Cards are posted in the Aspen portal. Any questions please contact the guidance office.
Fall 2017 Sports Registration - Please visit Family ID to register (click on link on website). http://westbridgewaterma.apptegy.us/article/18018?org=athletics
Reminder: Middle School Field day will be tomorrow Wednesday, June 14th. Students are reminded to wear their powerblock colors, apply sunblock before leaving home and bring a water bottle.
High School Exam Week - June 12-15 with dismissal at 11am.
WB Softball plays Tuesday, June 13th at 5pm at Taunton HS vs. Austin Prep in D3 State Semifinal. MIAA ticket prices are $7 adults and $5 students
Grade 6 students just visited the MSHS and met with 7th grade teachers. Looks like a great group! Cant wait to have them next year!
2017-2018 Schedules will be posted in Aspen as of 2pm today. Schedule changes will be next week after final exams. 6-12 current 11th grade, 6-13 current 10th, 6-14 current 9th followed by 8th grade.
MIAA Tournament updates Softball vs. Monomoy at Taunton HS 6-7 5pm Baseball at Upper Cape 6-7 at 7pm
Fall Sports signups will be on Tuesday, June 6th during Powerblock.
Reminder that during HS Exams (June 12-15) HS dismissal is at 11. HS students must arrange for rides home. Buses only run at 2pm.
High School Biology MCAS Exams - Monday, June 5th and Tuesday, June 6th. All 9th graders taking Biology will be taking the tests.
English Department Summer Reading is now posted on the front page of the website.
THANK YOU PATS GROUP - We were so fortunate to have the Parents Affirming Teachers and Staff group put on a wonderful luncheon for the staff today. We greatly appreciated it!!
MIAA Tournament Update - *THE BASEBALL TEAM WILL PLAY ON 6-1 AT 4:00 PM AT POPE JOHN PAUL II IN HYANNIS. *THE SOFTBALL TEAM WILL PLAY THE WINNER OF MASHPEE AND RISING TIDE SCHOOL. DATE AND TIME TBA.
Athletics Award Night - Tuesday, May 30th starting at 6pm in the gym.
Shuttle Bus for Graduation - Thank you to the WB COA for providing a shuttle bus for the graduation tonight. It will run from the Town Hall lot, to the Howard School and then the MSHS. It will run from approximately 4:30-8pm
Class of 2017 Graduation - Friday, May 26th at 6pm. Due to the forecast the ceremony will be held in the gym.
Fall Sports Signups - Tuesday, June 6th (date has been changed to this day) during Power Block. If you are interested in playing a sport this fall please attend the sign up meeting.
Check out the latest 7th Grade Newsletter for May. https://www.smore.com/sx7ax-may-s-newsletter?ref=email-content#w-7315153597
AP NIght - If your child is signed up for an Advanced Placement course for next year or if you want to learn more about the courses come to our AP Night on June 7th starting at 5:30pm
HS Final Exams Schedule June 12- H and G June 13 - F and E June 14 - D and C June 15 - B and A June 16 - HS makeup exams
Coffee Hour with Mr. Bodwell and Mrs. Page at MSHS tomorrow (Friday) May 19th at 8am
Attention all WB Athletes - On Monday, May 22nd we will be filming a video at 8:15 on the turf field. Please wear your Wildcat gear. This is for the Athletic Boosters.
Grade 10 MCAS Math tests Tuesday and Wednesday. Good luck to our students. We are confident you will do great!
MSHS Progress Reports for Quarter 4 will be posted in Aspen this afternoon. Any questions or concerns please contact the teacher.
WB Senior Safety Day - Thank you to WBPD Officer Ken Thaxter, WB Lead Nurse Julie Amaral and WBFD Lincoln Thibeault and Chris Lynds
Upcoming MCAS Dates - Grade 10 Math Tuesday, May 16th and Wednesday May 17th. Grade 8 Science - Thursday, May 18th and Friday May 19th
Congratulations to the Girls Track team for winning the Mayflower League Championship at the league meet!!
Come out to the Music Concert Tonight, May 11th starting at 6:30. Going to be a great show!
MS Math MCAS - Testing will be on Tuesday 5-9 and on Wednesday 5-10. We are confident that they have been well prepared and will do well. Make sure to get a good nights rest and eat a good breakfast in the morning.
CSF Scholarship Toll Road and Class of 2017 Scholarship Car Wash both scheduled for this morning have been cancelled due to the forecast of rain. We will certainly accept donations, just bring money to the main office.
MS and HS Honors Breakfast - Congratulations to all students who were recognized today. A huge thank you to WB graduate Ryan Kincade for being our guest speaker today. Great job!
Bus 1, 2 and 3 are running late leaving the MSHS. Bus 4 is leaving on time. We are anticipating they will be about 15 minutes behind the normal schedule
A Celebration of World Cultures - Wednesday, May 3rd. Featuring music, food and artifacts from 18 different countries as well as a variety of cultural workshops such as zumba and Greek dancing and henna tattoos, this is sure to be a memorable evening in which to enjoy the richness that makes up our community! Area restaurants have contributed to make the night a success as well as the great effort of our students and families. Doors will open at 6 pm.
Honors Breakfast - Thursday, May 4th. Letters have been sent home and lists posted in school. HS begins at 7:45 am and MS begins at 9:15. Parking is limited so please plan accordingly. No parking is allowed at the Spring Street School.
A reminder that tomorrow (May 3rd) is a half day of school with dismissal at 11am
SAVE THE DATE - Grade 8 Celebration of Learning will be on Friday, June 16th at 9am. Light refreshments will be served at the conclusion of the event. More information will be communicated later.
PCC - Project Contemporary Competitiveness still has openings available. Go to pccasp.org or call 508-565-5202 for more information. Or you can contact the WB guidance office. This is a wonderful summer opportunity for students entering grades 8-11.
Junior Prom Grand March - Friday, April 28th at 6pm in the gym. All are welcome to attend this wonderful event. This is the 71st year of the Grand March in WB!
Attention Seniors - The Paul Chuilli Scholarship is now available in the guidance office. Applications can be pickup today and during April break (Tuesday-Friday). The deadline is April 25th. Please call the guidance office with any questions.
Reminder - MSHS 3rd Quarter report cards are posted in the Aspen portal. Parents if you have any questions about grades please contact the teacher.
We are having problems with our main phone line. If you need to reach the school please call 508-897-0537
Coffee Hour - the next meeting with Mr. Bodwell and Mrs. Page will be on Thursday, April 13th at 8am
Reminder - The Safe Schools Committee in Partnership with the WBPD is presenting Student Safety Issues: The State Anti-bullying Law, Student Conflicts and Chemical Health Concerns April 12th at 6PM at the MSHS.
Drama Club presents "Bye Bye Birdie " Friday 4-7 and Saturday 4-8 at 7pm in the HS auditorium. Tickets are $10 in advance for students. At the door $12 students/seniors and $15 adults. Good luck!
SENIORS IMPORTANT REMINDER - The 2017 CSF/Local Scholarship application deadline is Wednesday, April 12th by 2:30p.m. Please bring completed application to the Guidance office. NO applications will be accepted after this deadline. Questions, please go to Guidance
MCAS Reminder - Middle School (grade 7 and 8) ELA MCAS tests will be on Monday, April 10th and Tuesday, April 11th. Good luck!
Coffee Hour with Mr. Bodwell and Mrs. Page - Thursday, April 13th at 8am. Following the meeting HS counselors will be available from 9-10am to go over some guidance topics as well as for a general Q and A
Mandatory parent meeting for students going to Washington DC is tonight (April 4th) at 6pm.
Reminder that tomorrow (April 5th) is a half day of school with dismissal at 11am.
Wear your best Red Sox gear Monday for their Home Opener!
Attention Junior Parents - guidance office will be hosting a meeting March 29th at 6 PM in the auditorium. Topics such as the college application process, financial aid, scholarship and critical deadlines for next year.
Clothing Drive - The Leo's Club and NJHS are sponsoring this drive for Cradles to Crayons. Accepting gently used children's clothing, shoes, sneakers, coats and adult sizes up to medium and up to size 10 shoes. Contact Mrs. McAlduff with questions
Check out the 7th Grade Newsletter for March https://www.smore.com/kp8rj-march-2017-newsletter?ref=email-content#w-3233586402
Save the Date - The Safe Schools Committee in Partnership with the WBPD is presenting Student Safety Issues: The State Anti-bullying Law, Student Conflicts and Chemical Health Concerns April 12th at 6PM at the MSHS.
Grade 10 ELA MCAS Tuesday, March 21st - Thursday, March 23rd. Good luck to all of our students!
Spring sports begins today! If you have not registered online http://www.wbridgewaterschools.org/article/13936?org=athletics the window is back open. Just a reminder you must have a current physical on file at school to participate.
Spring sports registration is now closed. If your child wants to play please contact the main office. The season begins on Monday, 3-20
Attention 7th grade parents - Information has been provided to your child on course selections for next year. Here is the google form they need to complete. It is also found in the ELA google classroom https://docs.google.com/a/wbridgewater.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSdOR4jLItMuNOIdLXqOisvcWxkefYRVIjnO5vd1IyEaGe2COQ/viewform?c=0&w=1
3/22 Freedom Train Field Trip Permission Slip. Due March 17 https://drive.google.com/open?id=17Tt8QHg0_A6mkZAcwga2ZiJ138EyLJ9UTAGUbbN_ycE
Reminder - Here are the MCAS dates for the Spring. March 21-23 - Grade 10 ELA April 10-11 - MS ELA May 9-10 - MS Math May 16-17 - Grade 10 Math May 18-19 - Grade 8 Science June 5-6 - HS Biology
Check out the Mr. WB interviews with one of tonight's MC's Mr. Sylvain. Cant wait to see the show starting at 7pm. https://youtu.be/qVrwg2tbw1Y
Who will be Mr. WB 2017 - Come to the show tonight at 7pm! Always lots of fun. Tickets are $10
FYI: The West Bridgewater Public Schools will be open Friday 3/10/17. All schools will be open at their regular time.
FYI: Due to the unclear path of this storm, we will make a decision about school for Friday tomorrow morning.
Great job by students wearing class colors today for Spirit Week!
Check out the promo video for the senior trip to go white water rafting. Deposit of $40 due by Friday. Lets go Seniors get the $ in! https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=eHi0eyDzHys&feature=youtu.be&t=1m8s
Red Cross Blood Drive WBMSHS 3-13 12-5 to schedule an appointment go to www.redcrossblood.org donors can enter your sponsor code “WBMSHS” in the box that says Give Blood. Find a Blood Drive.
STATE CHAMPS - Congratulations to the BR/WB Gymnastics team who won the MIAA Championship! Check out our FB page for more pictures and videos www.facebook.com/wbmshs/
Attention Seniors - CSF Scholarship application is posted on the schools website. Deadline to submit it is April 12th. Questions see guidance office.
Forensics Class did their crime scene investigation today. Thank you to WBPD for their collaboration during the event. Great hands on learning.
Spring Sports sign ups are today during Power Block. Spring sports begin on Monday, March 20th
Learning Commons is open until 4:30 on Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Thursdays. If a student is not with a teacher, coach or in the Learning Commons they should be out of the building by 2:30.
MSHS - Quarter 3 Progress Reports will be posted in the Aspen Portal on Friday, March 3rd.
Interested in hosting a student from China? Dates are March 26-April 8th. If interested or have questions please contact Ms. Pistorino at email@example.com https://drive.google.com/file/d/0BykofDtp_bCGWmRJSWwxQ3hBV1k/view.
Sign up meetings for spring sports will be held on Friday, March 3 during power block. Softball and Baseball in the cafe. Boys and Girls tennis in the Auditorium. Boys and Girls track in the gym.
Pride Week March 6th -10th Monday- Pajama Day Tuesday-Faculty Twin Day Wednesday- Pre-2000 Decade Day Thursday/Friday are class color days. 9th-Red 10th-Blue 11th-White 12th- Maroon
MIAA Tournament info for WB (in order of events) *Tuesday 2/28 - WB Girls Hoop vs Nantucket at home at 4:30. Tickets are $7 adults and $5 students *Thursday 3/2 - WB/SE/BP Hockey vs. TBA at Gallo Arena in Bourne at 6pm (time changed from 4) Saturday 3/4- WB/BR Gymnastics - MIAA State Championship Meet at Algonquin Regional HS at 6pm
Spring Picture day at the MSHS is Tuesday, February 28th. If you have any questions please contact the main office.
Good luck to the WB/SE/BP hockey team who competes in the vocational final at Essex Tech tomorrow at 12.
Good luck to the WB/BR Gymnastics team who competes in the MIAA South Sectionals tomorrow morning at 10am in Hudson.
THE GIRLS VARSITY BASKETBALL TEAM WILL PLAY AT HOME ON TUESDAY AT 4:30 IN THE FIRST ROUND OF THE MIAA TOURNEY VS NANTUCKET. LET'S PACK THE GYM AND SUPPORT THE TEAM THAT WON THEIR LEAGUE FOR THE LAST 7 YEARS AND HAVE MADE THE MIAA TOURNEY FOR 35 CONSECUTIVE SEASONS.
Coffee Hour - MSHS Friday, February 17th at 8 am. All are welcome to attend
Save the Date - Mr. WB Competition - Friday, March 10th at 7pm. Tickets are only $10. Ticket sales start on March 3rd.
Course Selections for 2017-2018 - Counselors will be meeting with the students. If students or parents have questions please call. The Program of Studies will be posted on the website(tomorrow). Tuesday - Grade 8 Wednesday - Grade 9 Thursday - Grade 10 and 11
Here are the MCAS dates for the Spring. March 21-23 - Grade 10 ELA April 10-11 - MS ELA May 9-10 - MS Math May 16-17 - Grade 10 Math May 18-19 - Grade 8 Science June 5-6 - HS Biology
Thank you to "Classic Selfies" and the Newman Family for donating the photo booth for Midnight Madness. Also thank you to Grant Rentals for extending our rental due to the weather.
Middle School Midnight Madness begins at 8pm tonight and pickup is between 5-5:30am Saturday morning. We are anticipating another amazing event! Reminder if someone other than a parent is picking up we need a note.
All-Schools - Due to the major snow fall expected throughout the day tomorrow, There will be no school Thursday February 9th. Stay safe and see you Friday.
Bus 1 is running 10 minutes behind for dismissal.
To all staff and students tomorrow wear your Patriots gear to get ready for the Super Bowl!
THE MIDDLE SCHOOL BASKETBALL GAMES TODAY VS TAUNTON HAVE BEEN PPD AND WILL BE PLAYED ON 2-7. GIRLS AT 4 AND BOYS AT 5:15.
Due to the impending snow and unpredictable driving conditions all after school activities are cancelled at the MSHS today.
The school store will be open from 10:30-11:30 on Friday for students and parents if you would like to shop!
Attention Parents - If you are attending tomorrows Honors Breakfast please do not park in the Spring Street School parking lot.
Honors Breakfast - Friday, January 27th MS begins at 7:45am and HS at approximately 9:15am. Parking is limited so please plan accordingly. Letters have been sent home and the lists have been posted.
Middle School Parents - We are looking for parents to volunteer for Midnight Madness (Feb 10) Please call 508-894-1220 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
MSHS - Report Cards will be published in Aspen after school on Friday. Students will not be bringing home printed copies. If you need an Aspen Account, please contact Mr. Collins
MSHS Bus 1 is running about 15 minutes late.
MS Midnight Madness - February 10-11th! Check out this link to learn more about this AWESOME event! Permission slips are due. Parents we need volunteers. Questions contact the main office http://www.wbridgewaterschools.org/article/11175?org=ms-middle-senior-hs
Reading Is Fun - Recently a few 8th grade students went over to the Rose L MacDonald School as part of the RIF program to read to the elementary students. What an awesome group of students! Great collaboration between the MS and RLM School. Check out our Facebook page for pictures https://www.facebook.com/wbmshs/
Coffee Hour - Friday, January 20th at 8am with Mr. Bodwell and Mrs. Page. All are welcome to attend.
High School Midterm Exams January 17-20. HS dismissal at 11 am. Good luck to all the students. Tuesday's exams are A and B
Great article in the Brockton Enterprise about National History Day http://www.enterprisenews.com/news/20170111/west-bridgewater-students-take-stand-for-national-history-day
Check out yesterdays morning announcements. We had 2 special guests from Costa Rica. The students and staff are flying back to San Ramon today. It was an amazing experience and we will miss them! https://youtu.be/7jCS5Nyo4gg
Seniors - Please be checking in with the Guidance counselors about scholarship opportunities.
High School Midterm Exams - January 17th-20th. Dismissal for HS students at 11am. 1-17 A & B, 1-18 C & D, 1-19 E & F and 1-20 G & H
Great job by all students (grades 8-10) during today's National History Day Competition! Amazing projects. Check out the schools Facebook page for more pictures www.facebook.com/wbmshs
Parents/guardians...you have one last chance to submit a 'Personal Display of Affection' ad for your graduate. You can access the information thru the MSHS web page or contact Mary Graziano at email@example.com. The final deadline for all submissions is 2/3/17
High School Midterm Exams - January 17th-20th. Dismissal for HS students at 11am. Middle School students have full days. Only bus transportation will be at 2 for MS dismissal. 1-17 - Exams A and B 1-18 - Exams C and D 1-19 - Exams E and F 1-20 - Exams G and H
Thank you to the Mansfield Bank for coming in today to talk to our Financial Math class! Great information was presented to our students.
Save the Date - Middle School Midnight Madness will be on Friday, February 10th - Saturday morning February 11th. Many more details to follow
The Wildcat Basketball Teams will look to get back on track on Friday against Middlebroro. The JV will play at 3:30 and the varsity plays at 5:00. Come out and support the Wildcats on their first Friday game. Let's Go Wildcats
This month students in the Global Citizen Program skyped with students in Ufa, Russia as well as took part in a International Symposium on "Resistance Art" (using art forms like poetry to stand up against injustice). West Bridgewater High has made an alliance with a school in Ufa, Russia in which our students have begun to get to know each other and will be collaborating on projects over the next few months. In the symposium students were part of a discussion with students and poets from Egypt, Canada and various states in the United States. Our students had a chance to ask questions and probe cultural issues like tolerance from various perspectives.
The school store will be open tomorrow, Thursday 12/15, from 10:30-11:30 for anyone who would like to come in and shop for the holidays!
Lost and Found -we have been making announcements for weeks about our lost and found items. They will be donated tomorrow at 11. So if your child is missing something (coat, sweatshirt, lunch bag, shoes etc) check in the main office and the bin by the gym.
Attention Parents - Please DO NOT drop off or pick up students in the student parking lot. This creates a safety issue for our students. Thank you for your attention to this matter.
A reminder that today is a half day of school with dismissal at the MSHS at 11am
MSHS - We are currently experiencing issues with the telephone system at the MSHS. If you need to reach the main office, please call 508-897-0537. Thank you
Reminder to Parents - Quarter 2 Progress Reports are posted in the Aspen Portal. If you have any questions or concerns please reach out to the teacher.
Coffee Hour - Friday, December 9th at 8am. Come and meet with Mr. Bodwell and Mrs. Page. Hope to see you there.
Reminder to parents and students - unless a student is on an athletic team or with a teacher they should not be in the building after 2:30. The Learning Commons is open (and staffed) until 4:30 on Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Thursdays.
Fall Brockton Enterprise All Scholastics - Congratulations Girls Soccer - Olivia Saranantopolus Boys Soccer - Luke Sarantopolus Golf - Jack Roy, Tucker Gullbrants Boys XC - Anthony Spooner Girls XC - Devyn McCarthy, Margaret Allen, Caitlin Kaprelian, Charlotte Sinasky Football - Matt DeLuca
Check out the MSHS Mannequin Challenge on YouTube - 650 students plus staff = awesome time! Thank you Mr. Cray! Great job everyone, it was a lot of fun. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZF96IFZf4ME
The drama club is proud to present an evening of song, dance and sweets! Join us for the “Winter Cabaret”, Wednesday, December 7th at 7 pm in the auditorium. This is a night of lively and classy show tunes from famous musicals, past and present, and desserts will be auctioned during the evening performance as well. Tickets are $5 for all students, staff and community members.
Attention 7th grade students and parents - starting next week Mr. Bodwell and Mrs. Page will begin having lunch with groups of 7th grade students. Each week letters will be sent home. Students will bring their lunch to the guidance conference room and we will provide desserts!
Reminder parent conferences at MSHS from 6-8 tonight and tomorrow night. Looking for student volunteers to help guide parents to classrooms. Great way to get service hours.
Thanksgiving Football game WB vs. Holbrook-Avon will be played at home on Thursday, November 24th at 10am.
Tomorrow 11-21 is the 7th grade science fair. Judging will be from 11-12 and students will need to arrange rides. Good luck! Projects will be on display during conferences
West Bridgewater students participated in a Model United Nations event today with students from Cohasset, Bourne, Mansfield and Taunton. It was awesome to have over 80 students and staff in the school today.
MSHS-DUAL ENROLLMENT- Bridgewater State College (Spring 2017) Applications are now available in the Guidance Office. Deadline line for signing up is December 1, 2016.
Chromebook insurance ($25) is overdue. If you have not paid please send a check made out to WBMSHS to the main office. An email was sent to all student accounts of students who have not paid. If you have any questions please contact Mr. Collins firstname.lastname@example.org
Attention students who participated in the 9th and 10th grade Yankee Candle Fundraiser the items will be going home on Thursday. If big orders please plan rides.
PCC APPLICATIONS ARE NOW AVAILABLE IN THE GUIDANCE OFFICE. PLEASE BE SURE TO COMPLETE AND SUBMIT TO THE GUIDANCE OFFICE BY MONDAY, DECEMBER 19, 2016.
Congratulations to the seniors who were recognized at the WB School Committee meeting this evening for getting the John and Abigail Adams Scholarship! Great job everyone
MSHS - American Red Cross Blood Drive - Tuesday, November 15th from 12-5pm. Public is welcome. Check out information - www.redcrossblood.org/students Thank you students especially Emma and Olivia
MSHS - Staff at the MSHS created these 12 awesome baskets (filled with prizes such as gift certificates, food, and other great items) to be raffled to support our student recognition programs. Cost is $1 for 1 ticket, $5 for 7 tickets and 15 tickets for $10. Put tickets in different baskets, many chances to win. Baskets will be on display in the office. Drawing will be on Wednesday, 11-23. Stop by and buy some tickets
Winter Sports online registration will close on Tuesday, November 15th. Here is the link to sign up http://www.wbridgewaterschools.org/o/athletics/news
MSHS - Later this afternoon a connect ed phone message and email will be sent out to all parent/guardians. This email will provide you with a link to sign up for Parent-Teacher Conferences. Have a great long weekend.
Staff at the MSHS have made these AWESOME baskets to be raffled both here at school and at the Lions Club Craft Fair this weekend. The baskets each have a theme for the department or group. Thank you teachers for doing such an amazing job in putting them together. Proceeds will help to fund student activities. Tickets are 1 for $1, 7 for $5 and 15 tickets for $10.
MSHS Parent Teacher Conferences are November 18, 21 and 22. This year signups will be done online. A connect ed phone and email message will be sent out tomorrow. If you need to update your contact info call the school at 508-894-1220
Let the Food War Begin!! The Leos Club is conducting the annual canned and boxed goods drive for the West Bridgewater Food Pantry. Boxes for donations are located in middle school power blocks. This will be a middle school homeroom challenge ending November 18th. Help us fill the shelves for our neighbors in need.
THE GIRLS VARSITY SOCCER GAME TOMORROW AT AB WILLIAMS HIGH SCHOOL IN BRAINTREE WILL BEGIN AT 4 PM. THE TICKET PRICES ARE 5.00 FOR ADULTS AND 3.00 FOR STUDENTS. THE ADDRESS FOR THE FIELD IS 40 STORRS AVE. BRAINTREE, MA.
Congratulations to our senior recipients of the John and Abigail Adams Scholarship! Emma Bedard, Kayla Bellody, Dylan Blechner, Lauren Carey, Marissa Cipitelli, Colleen Daly, Matthew DeLuca, Haley Diman Tiffany Galvin, Jessica Gullak, James Harrington, Matthew Lawler, Jo’el Linn, Kerryn McCarthy, Bridget Mills, Jillian Nelson, Elaine Nolan, Liam Norton, Jordan Palmer, Jackson Roberts, Paul Rozenberg Olivia Sarantopoulos, Julia Vanderstreet, Vaughn Varros, Jessica Vinskus, Colin Williams, Amy Wilson
Picture retake day is Friday, November 18th.
MSHS Parent Teacher Conferences are November 18, 21 and 22. This year signups will be done online. You will be getting a connect ed message (phone and email) If you need to update your contact info call the school at 508-894-1220
Athletics -Upcoming Games Football WB vs Blue Hills at BR 11-4 at 7 MIAA Boys Soccer Tournament - WB vs. Holbrook home on 11-6 at 2. MIAA Girls Soccer Tournament - WB vs Rising Tide away 11-7 at 2:30
The PTO is looking for volunteers to help assist with The Vendor Fair this Saturday at the RLM. Please come to the MSHS office for more information.
Sign ups for Winter Sports were today during Power Block. If students did not sign up please come by the office to get information.
Bus 1 was involved in a minor accident. All students are safe and another bus is being sent to continue the route.
Bus 1 is running late from the MSHS. It just left the MSHS at 2:15 10 minutes late.
Sign ups for winter sports will take place on Wed. 11-2-16 during power block. Any student planning on playing a winter sport must attend these meetings. There will no senior privileges on Wed. 11-2-16.
The Class of 2017 Senior Scholarship Road Race will be held this Sunday @ 10am. This year is a Halloween theme and all are encouraged to run in their costumes. Registration begins at 8:30 in the MSHS gym. Come and support your senior class.
Save the Date - American Red Cross Blood Drive at the MSHS on Tuesday, December 15th from 12-5pm. #wbwildcats
1st Quarter report cards will be posted on Aspen on November 10th. Parents must access the report card through Aspen. If you do not have log in information please contact Mr. Collins email@example.com
Au Revoir to our amazing students and teacher from Lyon, France. We have enjoyed having you all as our guests in West Bridgewater. What a wonderful learning experience for all of our students and staff. Our students and teachers are looking forward to going over to France in April. Save travels home!
MIAA Football Playoff Game - WB vs Abington on Saturday, October 29th at noon. Game will be played at Bridgewater-Raynham #wbwildcats
Reminder - Financial Aid Night Presentation for Juniors and Seniors on Wednesday, October 26th from 6:00-8:00 PM in the Auditorium. Flyers were distributed to students this week. If you have any questions please call the guidance office. #wbwildcats
Sophomores and Juniors who are going on the Washington DC field trip (April 12-15) need to have their permission slips and $20 deposits to history teacher on or before Friday October 28th .
Congratulations to WB Girls Basketball coach Steve Barrett. He was named Girls South Division 4 Coach of the Year by the Massachusetts Basketball Coaches Association. #wbwildcats
Flamenco Show and Tapas from 6-8pm at the MSHS on Wednesday, October 19th. Flamenco group from Boston will be performing. Tickets are $10 for students, $15 adults with family cap of $30.
Wildcat Den (school store) will be open Wednesday's 10:30-12 and Fridays 11:30 - 12. For other times please just call the school.
Thank you parents for coming to our Coffee Hour today. Next meeting will be November 18th at 8am. Mr. Collins will be there to go over website and soon to be released mobile phone app.
Save the Date - American Red Cross Blood Drive - Tuesday, November 15th 12-5pm at West Bridgewater Middle/Senior High School.
Coffee Hour - Friday, October 14th at 8am. All are welcome to attend. Hope to see you there.
Flamenco Show performed by Flamenco Boston Dance Troupe and Tapas at WBMSHS on October 19th 6-8pm. Sponsored by the Spanish Honor Society. Tickets $10 students, $15 adults or $30 for family.
Progress reports are now posted in Aspen
Sunday, October 30th at 8 at 10 am. 8th Annual Senior Scholarship Fund Run "Halloween Theme". This event benefits the Class of 2017 Scholarship Fund https://sites.google.com/site/wbscholarshipfund/
Reminder - Progress Reports will be posted on Aspen as of Friday, October 7th in the afternoon. Any questions or concerns please contact the teacher.
Senior field trip to the Adventure Park tomorrow! Thank you to Reid-Hoffman Insurance in WB for sponsoring the trip! Going to be a great day of team building and ropes course.
Red Sox Day tomorrow! Wear your Sox gear as they begin the playoff run towards another World Series victory!
There will be a meeting for all seniors going on the field trip tomorrow at 10:15. You will sign out for privileges at this time. Also please be sure to complete the online waiver.
Attention Parents - We are looking for a few new members to join our School Improvement Council. Meetings once a month, next meeting is October 25th at 3pm. Email Mr. Bodwell if interested or questions firstname.lastname@example.org
PSAT will be on Wednesday, October 19th during school. Juniors and sophomores are highly encouraged to take this test to prepare them for the SAT. Sign up in guidance by October 12. Cost is $15
Google Classroom Code for the Grade 8 Team School to Home Communication site is: a8onxl This was also handed out at Open House/Curriculum Night
High School Homecoming Dance Saturday, October 1st from 7-10 at the MSHS.
Seniors are reminded they need to go to the link below to fill out the waiver for the field trip. https://www.smartwaiver.com/auto/?auto_waiverid=54f4cdacd425d&auto_tag=r141624
Great job by students and staff participating in Spirit Week "Character Day" Pictures will be posted later
Upcoming Visit - October 16th-26th students and staff from Lyon, France will be coming to WB!
We are looking for parent volunteers to be part of School Council. 1st meeting is October 25th at 3pm. If interested please call the school or email email@example.com
PSAT test will be on Wednesday October 19, during the school day. Juniors and sophomores are highly encouraged to take this important test as it provides first-hand practice for the SAT. Students can sign up in the guidance office and the deadline to sign up is October 12. The cost is $15 per student, cash or check payable to WBMSHS.
Seniors - We must have your permission slips and $10 for the Adventure Park by Monday. This is going to be a great trip
Attention Students and Parents - Learning Commons will be open until 4:30 Tuesday-Thursday each week. Stay and do HW, work on projects or do some reading
Spirit Week next week - Monday - Merica Monday (wear your Red, White and Blue) Tuesday - Character Day, Wednesday - Pajama Day, Thursday - Neon Day and Friday - School Spirit (wear your maroon!)
Save the Date - WB Boosters Annual Golf Classic - May 8, 2017 at Easton Country Club. More info will be posted in early Spring.
The Financial Aid Night is Wednesday October 26 at 6 in the auditorium. Flyers will be handed out to all juniors and seniors. For more information contact the guidance office.
The PSAT test date is OCTOBER 19 for Sophomores and Juniors. Please stop by the guidance office to register for the test. The test fee is $15.00. Counselors will be visiting Social Studies classes next week with more information.
Bio Tech class is doing their Mock Crime Scene unit today with Mrs. Pope. They will be setting up the crime scene behind the school.
Field Hockey (Varsity and JV) games vs. Bishop Stang have been postponed until tomorrow (Wednesday) Both teams will practice at the MSHS until 3:30pm
The Spanish Honor Society is hosting its first Tapas and Flamenco night at the West Bridgewater Middle Senior High School on Wednesday, October 19th from 6-8 pm. Come and join us for a night of appetizers and an interactive performance by Flamenco Boston. Tapas will be served beginning at 6pm and the flamenco show will begin at 7pm. All are welcome to join! Tickets are $10 for students and $15 for adults with a family cap of $30. Come and enjoy a cultural evening filled with great food and lively music!
Reminder to seniors to be looking for community service hours which is a graduation requirement. Stop by the office if you have any questions.
Reminder to seniors to fill out online waiver for field trip for October 7th to The Adventure Park.
Bus 3 was running very late today. We are asking students to sign in but they will not be marked late.
- This week is Concussion awareness week! Athletes, wear your Orange wrist bands during games this week! Post pictures or fun videos to twitter with Tags: “@ThinkTaylorORG” “#TTPledge” and WB could win prizes and a visit from Soccer Pro Taylor Twellman. Ask your coaches or see Laura for more info. Be ready to meet Wednesday right after school in the gym to film a quick video before your practices!
The boosters would like to thank all of the athletes who sold or bought a duck race ticket and a huge thank you to Mr. Walsh & Mrs. Pope for going into the dunk tank. The winner of the $30 cash prize for selling a duck is Nicole Berglund!