WMS PRINCIPAL’S BULLETIN                                                 

                                STUDENT INFORMATION MONDAY, OCTOBER 21, 2019



MONDAY ~ 7th and 8th grade Volleyball – All City Tournament

TUESDAY ~ Cross country All City Meet @ West 2:30

WEDNESDAY ~ 6th grade Musical 6th period @ 1:10 Cafeteria; 7th and 8th grade Volleyball – All City Finals

THURSDAY ~ 6th grade Musical 7th period @ 2:00pm

FRIDAY ~ Football ~ Festival @ Sioux Park West VS South 3:00; Halloween Bingo 6:00-8:00pm Cafeteria

SATURDAY ~ Knowledge Bowl @ South 9:00am


The West Washington D.C. students have two fundraisers next week: Monday, 10/21 at the West Main Culver’s from 5-8pm AND Tuesday, 10/22 at the Northside Pizza Ranch from 5-8pm. Bring your family to eat at one of these locations as a way of contributing!!


REFLECTIONS are due Friday, October 25. Please drop them off at the office.


Socks and Sweats for Vets – We are in the process of collecting Socks and Sweats for Vets for our annual Make a Difference Day project. Socks must be new, but all other clothing items (sweatshirts, sweatpants, t shirts) can be gently used. All sizes are needed, and must be either men’s or women’s, NO KIDS ITEMS PLEASE. There will be a drop box located in Mr. Hines Room 208, and the deadline is Wednesday, October 23rd. If you have any questions, please don’t hesitate to give the RSVP office a call at 394-2507.


The Scholastic Book Fair is coming! October 28th to November 5th the library will host the book fair. Students may purchase anytime throughout the day. The book fair will also be open the night of conferences on October 29th. Flyers available in the library.


Girls Who Code club will start TODAY after school from 3:15-4:15. You can still join


YARP book club will start November 4th. There is still room for members. Pick up a permission slip in the library


CHECK IT OUT!!! New Spirit Wear order with a new logo. This will be your last chance to order spirit wear this year. Ordering is available until 11:00pm, Friday, November 22nd at https://westmswolves2019holiday.itemorder.com and will arrive before winter break


#1 – As often as you can from now until Thursday, Oct. 31st:

Are you interested in City Government?  Do you want to share your voice and influence change in Rapid City?  The Rapid City Youth City Council is for you!!  Applications for the 2020 Youth City Council are open until October 31st at www.rcycc.com.  Community members, 14-19 years of age are encouraged to apply.   For more information, please contact Kristin Kiner at 605-310-4400.

#2 – As often as you can from Oct 23rd through November 4th

Please remember applications for the Prudential Spirit of Community Awards are open online @ spirit.prudential.com.  Students who have volunteered or implemented a service project in the past year are encouraged to apply.  Any questions, please contact Kristin @605-310-4400.

#3 – Oct. 21st – Oct. 24th 

Join in the fun of Halloween and help out a great community organization at the same time by participating in “A Night of Hope.”  Teens interested in trick or treating for hygiene items to benefit the Hope Center should call Lorien at 605-484-5521 or Kristin at 605-310-4400 for more information.

#4 – Oct 21st – 23rd 

Youth Philanthropy with the Black Hills Area Community Foundation is meeting on Wednesday, October 23rd at 3:45pm at Dunn Bros.  New members are always welcome.  For more info – check out www.bhacf.org/youthphil/.

#5 Oct. 30th – Nov. 1st

Teen Up Ambassadors are meeting at Rimrock Exchange Downtown Rapid on Sunday, Nov. 3rd at 2 p.m.  Join in the fun and create positive change in the community.  Any interested teen is invited to attend.

#6 Oct. 30th – Nov. 1st

Would you like to help plan the 2020 Minneluzahan Senior Citizen Prom?  Sunday, Nov. 3rd at 12 p.m. the Senior Citizen Prom planning committee will be meeting at Rimrock Exchange Downtown to discuss theme ideas and finalize dates and they are looking for additional help.   Be sure to invite your friends.

#7 – Oct. 30th – Nov. 3rd

Come help pack Backpacks for Feeding South Dakota on Tuesday, November 5th from 4-6 p.m.   This is open to individual students or student groups.  Please call or text Kristin @ 605-310-4400 if you are interested.




Stevens High School Hosts Halloween Spooktacular Carnival – October 25th from 4-8:00pm FLYERS WITH MORE INFORMATION IS IN THE INFORMATION CENTER


Night @ the Museum – Middle School Lock-In. Sturgis Haunted House Admission-Activities, Games, Dress-up Selfie Wall and after-hours tour…Flyers with more information is in the Information Center (located outside the office)


The 3rd Annual Edible Book Contest is on!   Each edible creation must depict a fictional or non-fictional book title, book character, replica of a book, or pun on a title. Each food creation must be at least 95% food.  Entries are due the morning of October 28th (entries submitted earlier will NOT be accepted).  Ask Mrs. Rath for complete details.  


RAPID CITY STEVENS GYMNASTICS – Stevens offers competitive gymnastics for girls in 7th through 12th grade. Practices begin Monday, November 4 (Mon, Tues, Thurs & Fri from 4:15-7:00pm) Meetings and practice will be held at the Rapid City High School Annex Gym at 601 Columbus St. (MORE INFORMATION ON FLYERS LOCATED IN THE INFORMATION CENTER)


Elks Hoop Shoot Contest – Free Throw Contest Saturday, November 2nd at South Middle School Gym.




DAILY LUNCH MENU (Subject to Change) ~ EVERYDAY:  Choice of Weekly Salads and Sandwiches                    

MONDAY, OCTOBER 21 ~ Garlic French Bread Pizza

TUESDAY, OCTOBER 22 ~   Belgian Waffle Sticks, Chicken Strips & Roasted Veggies                                             

    HAPPY BIRTHDAY TODAY:  Alexsys Ayers 7th grade; Sam Folsom, Cayden Von Eye 8th grade