Upcoming Events

  • 5th & 6th Grade Fun Night on Friday, November 17th from 5:30 -7:30 PM

  • Conference Appointment Link (Please refer to the school messenger email for directions)

     http://wms.parentconferences.net  

  • Conferences are Tuesday, Nov. 21 from 1:00 - 5:00 PM & Thursday Nov. 30 from 1:00 - 8:00 PM

Morning Announcements

  • Principal Wrye's Introduction Letter

    Hello Westbrook Families,

     

    My name is Taylor Wrye and I am extremely excited to be joining the Westbrook Middle School community as your new Principal.  Westbrook Public Schools has an outstanding reputation for academic excellence and student support. These results are due to the hard work, dedication, and the strong partnerships between students, parents, teachers and community members. I am humbled and most appreciative of the opportunity presented to me to become a member of the Westbrook Middle School family.

     

    My entire career has been at the middle school level and I consider myself to be a true advocate for middle school children.  Prior to Westbrook, I was the Principal of Williams Middle School in Longmeadow, Massachusetts, the Assistant Principal of the Dr. Daniel L. Joyce Middle School in Woburn, Massachusetts and a social studies teacher for Wilmington Public Schools in Wilmington, Massachusetts. My classroom teaching and administrative experiences have helped to shape my identity as a school leader.

     

    It is my goal to make the transition process as transparent as possible. I have created an entry plan that outlines the steps I will take to get to know the Westbrook community.  The entry plan can be found on the school website in the next few days and it will focus on three essential questions: Where are we as a school?  Where do we need and want to go?  How will we get there?  Your input is vital in helping answer these questions.  The Link to the survey is here: https://goo.gl/forms/GSW0sQ0vD5IRDUca2

     

    In the next few weeks, I will be hosting open office hours for the people to stop in and say hello. Please refer to the school website for specific dates and times. My door is always open and I welcome your input. I want to thank Superintendent Ciccone and Interim Principal Weirsman for helping make this a very smooth transition.  I look forward to getting to know every family at Westbrook Middle School.  

     

    Sincerely.  

     

    Taylor P. Wrye, CAGS  

    Principal  

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  • Panel Discussion Video

    A replay of our panel discussion regarding changes to our Health Curriculum is available at http://www.westbrookctschools.org/groups/5663/curriculum/Health_Addendum.  Also available on this page are documents outlining the curriculum, program guidelines, and additional resources related to the presentation.

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  • Taylor Wrye announced as the new Westbrook Middle School Principal

    Dear Middle School Parents/Guardians:

    Let me introduce our new middle school principal, Taylor Wrye.  Mr. Wrye comes to us bringing a successful career as a middle school principal in Longmeadow, MA.  We are indeed fortunate to have such a truly dedicated administrative professional whose career speaks volumes about his commitment to the middle school grade ranges. 

    Let me share a bit more about Taylor Wrye’s background.  After his successful service as a middle school social studies teacher, Mr. Wrye continued his advancement in public school administration serving as middle school assistant principal and culminating as principal of the Williams Middle School in Longmeadow, MA.

    Principal Wrye will begin his service with us officially as of November 1st.  However, before that date, he will be available for introductions during planned “meet and greet” activities to be announced.  Our current interim principal, Sharon Weirsman, will be with us a bit longer.  Please feel free to wish her well before her planned departure on November 6th.

    Sincerely,

    Patricia A. Ciccone

    Superintendent, Westbrook Public School

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  • Westbrook Community Puerto Rico Hurricane Relief Efforts

    Amanda Wilderman, a Westbrook High School student is seeking your help in making donations to support humanitarian efforts both locally as well as those underway in Puerto Rico.

    Many families from Puerto Rico will be relocating back to Connecticut and their children will need warm coats and school supplies. For those families remaining in Puerto Rico, tax deductible donations can made to the non profit: Casa Boricua/Hurricane Relief Fund. We are asking you to consider donating a new or gently used children’s coat or much needed school supplies (backpacks, binders, pencils, pens, etc.)

    Read the attached document for more information.

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  • Greetings from the Westbrook Middle School Food Service Department

    We have exciting new to share with our families at the Middle School.

    Starting on Monday October 23, 2017 our computerized point of sales (POS) will start accepting student ID PIN numbers.  This change will help the line move more quickly in the cafeteria and students will no longer need their ID cards for meal service.

    How will it work?

    There will be a PIN Key pad next to the cash register. The students will enter their five-digit Student Identification Number. The cashier will then verify that the correct PIN number was entered via student photo that will appear on the computer screen and the sale will then be recorded.

    What is their Student ID number?

    The Student ID number is a 5 digit number that is assigned to your child and follows them through their tenure at Westbrook Public Schools.  Their number does not change year to year.

    What if your child doesn’t know their Student ID number? If your child does not know their number, they can just give their last name to the cafeteria worker when checking out in the lunch line. The cafeteria worker will plug their name into PowerSchool and their Student ID and photo will show up to verify. They will then be told their five-digit ID number for future use. It is strongly recommended that all students remember their numbers, as this will make the meal lines move faster.

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  • Parent Forum regarding Changes to Health Curriculum

    Please join the Parent Education Forum/Panel Discussion on K-12 Sexual Assault & Abuse Prevention & Awareness Program on October 26, 2017 at 7:00 pm in the Daisy Ingraham Cafeteria.  Please see the attached informational letter from Superintendent Patricia A. Ciccone.

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  • Welcome Back!

    Read Superintendent Ciccone's Welcome Back letter to Westbrook Families.

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  • Bus Routes

    The bus routes for the 2017-2018 School year have been posted at http://www.westbrookctschools.org/transportation_information.  Keep in mind, these are subject to change until school starts, so check back regularly.

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  • March is Board of Education Member Appreciation Month

    Board Members taking time out from a Board Retreat to support the Daisy Trick or Trot participants in October.
    March is Board of Education Member Appreciation Month - Thank you to each of our board members for volunteering countless hours in the interest of making Westbrook Public Schools succeed!

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  • Lead Testing in the Westbrook Public Schools Water

    The Westbrook Public Schools recently partnered with The Connecticut Water Company to test for lead in the water at our facilities.  The findings of the study as well as the presentation materials for the Board of Education meeting on December 13, 2016 are available below.

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  • Former Principal Honored

    Kit Bishop, former principal at the Daisy Ingraham Elementary School, was honored at the Board of Education meeting on December 13, 2016, for being granted the CAS-CIAC Hall of Honor Award.  Watch the video outlining her accomplishments at https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wKbdeJgOCnI.

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  • Thank You to the Westbrook Foundation and Athletic Boosters

    We would like to thank the Westbrook Foundation and Westbrook Athletic Boosters for their support in adding additional storage for our athletic and drama departments. The additional space is much appreciated by all!

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  • Health Concerns 12/8/2016

    Please read Superintendent Patricia A. Ciccone's attached letter regarding isolated cases of Hand, Foot, and Mouth disease.

     

     

     

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  • Letter Regarding Lock-Out Procedures on 10/6/2016

    Please read Superintendent Patricia A. Ciccone's letter regarding the Lock-Out that occurred on 10/6/2016.

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  • Welcome Back Letter from Superintendent Patricia A. Ciccone

    Please read Superintendent Patricia A. Ciccone's "Welcome Back" letter to the parents and guardians of our students by clicking on the below attachment.

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