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Welcome to Wilson!


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Title: Welcome to Wilson!

Welcome to Wilson!
  • Core Values
  • Developmental Changes
  • School Changes
  • Academics
  • A Day in The Life
  • Video A Day at Wilson
  • Caring, Core Values and Safety
  • The Whole Child Extra-Curriculars

respect forour similarities and differences,
ourselves and others, our belongings and school
property, our right and the right of others to
learn.Take responsibility forour actions and
behaviors, our learning, our membership in the
school community.We will see results when
wedo our personal best,believe in
ourselves,challenge ourselves academically,
learn from our mistakes.
The Mission of Wilson Middle Schoolis to
promote intellectual, physical, social and
emotional developmentwithin a safe and
collaborative learning community,and challenge
students to be critical thinkers, creative
problem solversand respectful, responsible
citizens.Cultivate a culture of effort
Developmental Changes Elementary to Middle
  • Dependent
  • Seeks help, advice, approval of parents
  • Self and family centered
  • Compliant
  • Thinks concretely
  • Makes short term goals
  • Independent
  • Begins to reject advice, approval of parents
  • Self and friend centered
  • Has strong opinions
  • Can think more abstractly
  • Can create longer term goals

How do elementary and middle school differ?
  • Elementary
  • Later start time (825 or 840)
  • Desk for belongings
  • One main teacher
  • Less frequent special subjects, recess
  • Neighborhood friends
  • Escorted around building
  • Middle
  • Earlier start time (745)
  • Locker for belongings
  • Two main teachers
  • Special subjects 2X daily
  • Wider range of friends
  • More choices at lunch
  • Move independently around building
  • Increased responsibility

Respect - Responsibility - Results - Respect -
Responsiblity - Results - Respect - Responsbility
- Results - Respect - Responsibility - Results -
Respect - Responsibility - Results
Culture of Effort Study Skills - Organization -
Effective Effort - Habits of Excellence - Culture
of Effort Study Skill - Organization -
Effective Effort - Habits of Excellence
Band - Chorus - Physical Education - Health -
Technology Literacy - Core Values - Art - Media
Literacy - Technology Design and Engineering -
Math Science Social Studies Literacy
A Day in the Life Safety First!
  • Buses start to arrive at approx. 715 am
  • Entrance for 5th graders only
  • Classroom corridor for 5th graders only
  • Students escorted until familiar with school
  • Students have an assigned locker
  • Exterior doors locked at 800 am
  • Visitors must sign in wait for escort
  • Any items forgotten at home, drop off at main
  • Curriculum time and two specials per day
  • Cafeteria (lunch at 1200, snack earlier in the

A Day in the Life Safety First!
  • Video Wilson Overview--Kids and Teachers in
  • Teachers present in corridors
  • Teachers present after school
  • Late Buses

Wilsons Behavioral Rubric
  • Clearly defines acceptable behavior and
    unacceptable behavior
  • Is taught to students by classroom teachers,
    administrators and counselors
  • Is applied equitably
  • Helps children take responsibility for their
  • Keeps parents informed
  • Means you will hear from teachers and office (so
    dont be alarmed its an opportunity to
  • You may be called for a positive behavior!

Make Connections! Get Involved in Co-curriculars
  • Musical
  • Jazz Band
  • Middle Winds
  • Students as Readers
  • Math Team
  • Speech Team
  • School Newspaper
  • Wilson Doodler
  • Videocasting Club
  • Before and after school fitness
  • Fit Chicks
  • ELNA
  • Robotics Club
  • Weather Watchers
  • Intramural sports
  • Cross Country, Field Hockey, Basketball, Track
    and Field
  • Yearbook
  • Student Council
  • Food Drives -- Healthy Harvest
  • Wilson/Barnhill Exchange

See you again
  • Parent night at Wilson 5/31 _at_ 7 pm
  • Summer Reading and Wilson Wear on SALE!
  • Program will be different from tonights
    presentation and will include a tour.
  • Parents only on 5/31
  • Find Your Way Days (with your students) Fridays
    8/17 and 8/24. Time and team placement will be
    sent to your home prior to find your way days.

Special PTO Meeting
  • Transitions PTO
  • May 24, 7pm, Wilson Library
  • Welcome to MS for grade 4 parentsmeet
    experienced MS parents!
  • Heading to the HS? Support and Q A
  • Experienced WMS and NHS parents will be there to
    answer questions
  • Meet the WMS community
  • Get Phone numbers of people you can call if you
    have questions!
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