Congratulations to Lydia Colahan, who earned Honorable Mention in the 2021 National Association of Conservation Districts poster contest! Judges chose the Top 10 posters, which were scanned & displayed on placemats at Bob Evans & the doors of the Pickaway County Library!
REMINDER: Boys & Girls Youth Basketball Camp starts Monday! Registration will begin at 8:30 a.m. at WHS
Westfall Summer Meal Program
Today and every day, we express sincere gratitude to our fallen heroes. We honor and remember those who made the ultimate sacrifice in service to our country. As we remember those lost, we also thank those serving, those who have served, and the military families that support them.
The 2021 WMS Awards Ceremony is now available to watch on our YouTube channel at https://youtu.be/lOCjvjqXYng
We made it, Mustangs! It has been a challenging year, but we have learned a lot and persevered. Thank you for your patience and flexibility in making it a great year. Have a safe and restful summer!
Westfall Middle School End-of-Year Awards Ceremony will be available via livestream, starting at 7:25 a.m. on Thursday, May 27. Link here! http://westfalloh.apptegy.us/o/wlsd/page/live-streamed-events--2
REMINDER: Districtwide 2-hour early dismissal for all students on Thursday, May 27, 2021. Have a wonderful summer, Mustangs!
Attention 8th Graders: If you are interested in playing football this coming season, please email Coach Smith at the high school. email@example.com or join the Google Classroom for HS Football: https://classroom.google.com/c/MjQ1NzgxMTM3NDc4?cjc=utqohp5 We will start conditioning Wednesday, 6/2 from 8-10 AM. You can get the full schedule on the Classroom page.
Middle School Yearbooks have arrived and were distributed to students. There are some extra yearbooks that are for sale. Last year's 2020 books are $10 and this year's 2021 books are $20. Payment in the form of cash or check is accepted. Checks can be made out to Balfour. Students can go to Mrs. Younkin to purchase.
Today, our fifth-graders took a walking tour around the middle school to prepare for next year! Thank you to our amazing student tour guides for leading the way!
Thank you to our custodian, maintenance, and grounds crew for all of your hard work and dedication to keeping our schools safe, clean, and sanitized! Throughout the pandemic, they have been on the frontlines, disinfecting and deep cleaning our buildings, working tirelessly to mitigate the spread of COVID-19, ensuring that our schools are a safe learning environment for all students and staff. Their dedication has provided us the opportunity for full-time instruction, with activities and athletics being able to continue.
Congratulations to 7th-grader Maranda Monst! Maranda was the winner of our raffle for an Amazon Fire tablet! She purchased her ticket through the LiveSchool program, a digital system that rewards students for making good choices and showing positive behavior. They can then spend their points to purchase a variety of rewards provided by Westfall Middle School.
Open enrollment applications are due May 15! Applications and guidelines for the 2021-2022 school year are available on our website https://www.westfall.k12.oh.us/article/427172
Happy School Nurse Appreciation Day to the best there is! Today and every day, we are grateful for the thoughtful leadership and care that District Nurse Nancy Downing provides for our school. We would also like to extend our gratitude to Janet Wright and her dedicated assistance this year, improving the health of our students and staff. We applaud you both for the tremendous work you do and wish you, with great respect and admiration, a happy and well-deserved National School Nurse Day!
Congratulations to Westfall Middle School's April Students and Staff Members of the Month!
Enrollment ends May 15, 2021! Don't miss out on this incredible opportunity! Learning Aid Ohio aims to provide in-person supplemental learning support for students with Individualized Education Programs (IEPs) or Section 504 plans during this unique school year. The program will offer each qualifying student $2,000 to spend on services this summer, ranging from academic supports to related services. Please visit https://www.learningohio.com/ for more information and to apply!
COMING UP NEXT WEEK!! WMS Student Council and Westfall Education Foundation are sponsoring this year's 8th-grade semi-formal dance, "A Night in Italy," on Thursday, May 20th, from 6PM-8PM in the WMS Gym. There is no cost to attend!
Today is National School Communicators Day! We all know how important communication is in promoting the accomplishments of our district, staff, and students. Thank you to Emily Clark for her role as our Director of Communications! -from Mr. Sheets
On Friday, April 16, Westfall had a virtual Future Problem Solvers Ohio State Bowl in the WMS library. Seven teams, 27 students, competed against teams from across the state of Ohio. They were invited to compete based on their qualifying booklet about Human Environmental Impact. For the State Bowl, each team wrote an eleven-page booklet in two hours on the topic of Personalized Medicine. Our eighth-grade team placed THIRD in the STATE! Congratulations to Paige Weiss, Reese Paudicz, Isabella Patete, andTara Wolfe! Our high school team placed FIFTH in the STATE! Congratulations to Lyndsey Daum, Olivia Barnes, Corey Thompson, Jaxxie Marcum!