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6th Grade Girls Basketball

Any 6th grade girl interested in playing basketball, please plan to attend the practices on Monday, August 26th and Tuesday, August 27th at 7:00 PM in the JS Wilson gym. Come meet the coach and other interested players. Games will begin soon, so please attend if you are interested!

Open House

Parents/Guardians - Please join us for our JS Wilson Open House on Thursday, August 29th from 6:30 PM - 8:00 PM. You will have a chance to meet your child's teachers, hear an overview of the curriculum and learn about events happening at the school. Our PTA representatives will be here as well to offer membership information and to answer any questions you may have. The Scholastic Book Fair will be set up in the library for parents to preview and purchase books. Please refer to this link for the Book Fair home page: Come to Our Book Fair!

Refreshments will be provided. We ask that just parents/guardians attend. Please join us!

2019-20 Supply List (click here)

The supply list for the 2019-20 is attached for your convenience. Parents of 7th grade students, please see the additional attachment for information regarding the student time capsule.

Cross Country

Practices for all 7th and 8th grade students will be held at Brown's Farm starting on Friday, August 2nd from 8:30 a.m. - 9:45 a.m with practices occurring every Monday-Wednesday-Friday.

Summer News from our School Nurse

Happy Summer Break! These are a few reminders from the School Nurse:

If your child has any updates to their medical history whether temporary or long term, please update the school nurse by either completing a health history update form or contacting the school nurse via email or by phone. If you need any forms or have concerns, please feel free to contact the school nurse

If your child has a serious health condition (asthma, life-threatening allergies, and seizure disorders) please complete an action plan which can be found on the Health Services page on the school district website.

If you would like your child to have medication in school, please complete the Authorization for Medication form and have it signed by both the parent and the physician. We do have a list of medications that are by standing order, but they will only be administered if a parent provides their consent in writing AND provides their own supply of the medication.

For students entering 6th grade

All 6th grade students are required to have a physical for this school year. It is HIGHLY RECOMMENDED that all students are seen by their private physicians in order to have continuity of care and to receive their state mandated vaccines. Any student that does not have their mandated vaccines will be unable to start 7th grade unless they have religious, medical, or moral exemptions on file. For specific questions regarding your child, please call the school nurse. We do accept physicals that are done up to one year prior to the start of the school year.

For students entering 7th grade

All 7th grade students need to have a dental exam for this school year. We do offer exams at no charge to the parent, although we recommend private exams so your child may have treatment and/or correction as needed. Please turn in all private dental exams before October 1st.

All forms including medication authorization, physical exams, and dental exams are available online on the MTSD Health Services homepage or in the school nurse’s office.

Thank you

8th Grade Dance (click here for donation flyer)

The JS Wilson PTA is sponsoring the Roaring 20's Dance for all 8th grade students on Friday, May 31st from 7:00 - 9:30 p.m. Entertainment and refreshments will be provided. Semi-formal dress (no t-shirts or shorts). The PTA is looking for donations and assistance to have a successful dance! Please see the attached sheet for more information! Parents - the dance will end at 9:30 p.m. Please be sure to pick your student up promptly at 9:30 p.m.

8th Grade Parent-Scheduling Information Night (click for flyer)

Please join us at MIHS Little Theater on Wednesday, March 13th from 6:00-7:00 PM. You will have an opportunity to meet the guidance counseling team, become familiar with the scheduling process and the requirements needed for your child to have a successful high school experience. Please bring your child's IC log on information.

Middle School Track and Field (click here for forms)

Any 7th or 8th grade student interested in the experience of competing in a track and field meet against other middle school students is encouraged to complete the registration form and attend the first practice on Thursday, March 14th at MIHS from 3:15 to 5:00 p.m.

Spring Picture Day!

Spring picture day will be on Tuesday, March 12th. Look for flyers to come home with your child. Only those students purchasing a package will be going to have their picture taken.

Snow Make Up Days

Please be advised that our district snow make-up days are as follows:

March 29th - School in session with an early dismissal of 1:00 p.m. for secondary schools.

April 23rd - School in session (full day).