Important Middle School Events in August 2021

Important Middle School Events in August 2021
Posted on 08/02/2021
Middle School

Important Middle School Dates and Events in August

Summer is flying by and we are busy getting ready for a new school year. We can’t wait to see (Face to Face) the kids!

-Mr. Schroeder.


Introduction to Middle School -  for incoming 6th Graders  : Explores a variety of topics of interest to the soon-to-be middle schooler (incoming Grade 6 and new students to our district). Fun activities, discussions, group interactions, tours of school, personal exploration, and study skills are some of the topics covered. Students will also have the opportunity to meet the middle school principal, get their schedules, locker assignments, and get their school supplies ready for fall. Session dates are August 9 and 10 OR August 11 and 12. This class is taught by Mrs. Kaiser, middle school counselor.


1:1 CHROMEBOOK DISTRIBUTION DATES: Incoming 6th grade students will be able to get their Chromebook at the summer school Introduction to Middle School summer school class or on the first day of school. Grade 7 and 8 students will be getting their Chromebooks at Open House or during the first days of school.


OPEN HOUSE for 6th 7th & 8th Grade

Grade 7 and 8 Open House will be on August 24 from 5:00 to 7:00. Students can pick up their schedules and bring their school supplies to load into their locker.

Grade 6 Open House will be on September 20. 5:00 to 7:00.

 

Student supplies into lockers 

For families unable to attend Open House dates and / or Introduction to Middle School….The Middle School will be open on August 25 and August 30 from 7:00am to 3:00pm for students to put school supplies into their locker. 


PAYMENT OF FEES: Online payments are available through eFunds for Schools! This service will allow you to make payments on behalf of your student(s) for lunch account deposits, material fees, and athletic/activity fees. To get started, you will need to create an account by following the instructions at
http://www.winneconne.k12.wi.us/cms/One.aspx?portalId=242598&pageId=934354. If you have already created an account, you can proceed directly to the "Add a Fee'' or "Make a Payment" section under FEE MANAGEMENT. If you have difficulty utilizing our online payment system to set up your account or make a payment, please stop in the middle school office and we will assist you with completing the process.  Middle school office is open Monday through Thursday from 7:00am to 3:30pm during the month of August.  


START DATES FOR MIDDLE SCHOOL FALL SPORTS: 

Middle School Cross Country will start August 23rd.

Middle School Football will start August 23rd.

MS Volleyball will start September 2nd.  


ATHLETIC/ACTIVITY REGISTRATION: Athletic/Activity registration is done online and can be found here: https://winneconne-ar.rschooltoday.com/. Students who will be participating in athletics MUST have this online registration completed, current physical on file in the office, and their fee paid by 11am on the first day of practice, before they will be allowed to practice/compete with the team. Physicals dated prior to April 1 of the current year will also require an alternate year card with the physical. Questions or problems with the athletic registration can be directed to Mr. Whitford at whitfort@w-csd.org.

Winneconne Activities/Athletic Code

SPORT PHYSICALS: 7thand 8th graders need a physical form or alternate year card on file, in the middle school office, in order to participate in the school athletic program. Please be sure to get this in as soon as possible. The Physical Form and/or Alternate Year card can be picked up in the Middle School Office or can be downloaded and printed by clicking either of the following hyperlinks:

Physical Form 

Alternate Year Card


CONCUSSION INFORMATION AGREEMENT FORM: State Statute 118.293 requires all youth sport athletes and parents to sign a Concussion Information Agreement before the athlete is able to participate in any youth sport. This requirement is met when your student is registered online on the athletic/activity registration site. Not all middle school athletes are required to have a concussion ImPact test done. The concussion ImPact test requirement starts at grade 9. Grade 7 and 8 football players are required to have a concussion ImPact test.

MIDDLE SCHOOL PICTURE DAY:
Picture day will be held on Wednesday, Sept 8. Picture retake day will be on Tuesday, October 12.


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