Ware Middle invites you to join us for our annual Veteran’s Day Program on Monday, November 11, 2019. The program will begin at 2:30 pm in the Ware Middle Auditorium. Staff and students are encouraged to wear red, white, and blue as we celebrate our nation’s veterans.
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Ware Middle School students will start a new phone policy on Monday. We are enforcing this policy to limit the distraction and temptation for them to use their phones during instructional time. The phones will be powered off at 7:00 until 3:10. Cell phones will be stored in book bags or lockers until the end of the day. If they need to contact a parent or guardian, they will be allowed to call from the office. Students that are sick will go to the nurse. She will take care of them or call their parents to pick them up. Students will be given a grace period to get used to the new policy. I appreciate you all assisting us with this transition.
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Interquest Detection Canines of Georgia will provide an assembly for students, staff, and parents tomorrow, October 4th, at 9:00 a.m. They will share how their involvement with the school assists with deterring students from bringing contraband. The assembly will take place in Ware Middle School’s Auditorium. We would like to thank our parents and stakeholders for your continued support. We look forward to seeing you there.
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WCMS Students & Parents! We are hoping that you will help us out by collecting as many can tabs as possible. All of our can tabs will be going to the Ronald McDonald House in Jacksonville to help offset the cost of families staying there. Each pound that they receive will benefit them by $.40-$.60 per pound. They receive several hundred dollars a month and part of this could be because of you and your child. The profit from the can tabs will give these families a chance to stay together during the toughest of times. The homeroom that collects the most can tabs will be rewarded with a pizza party. The contest will runs until October 25. Thank you for your support!
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A message from Ware Middle: We apologize for any inconvenience that may be caused by enforcing the dropoff in the tennis court area. The safety of our teachers and students is one of our utmost priorities. Please do not wait until you get to the door to allow your child to get out of your vehicle. When you get to the sidewalk, let your child out and allow them to walk along the sidewalk into the building. This will prevent traffic from being backed up. Your cooperation in this manner is greatly appreciated.
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The Ware County School System will observe Labor Day on Monday, September 2nd. All schools and the Central Office will be closed. School will resume on Tuesday, September 3rd. Have a safe and happy long weekend!
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Thank you, WCMS parents for your patience with our car rider procedure today. Please make sure the school personnel gives you a number when they ask for your child’s name and grade and remind your child to obtain their number before leaving the classroom. For example, If you are given #5 then you should stay in the number 5 spot until your child is loaded in your car. As you enter the last curve in the parking lot, please pick a lane and STAY in that lane so that your child will be in the correct spot to load. Do not pull up out of your spot even if the car ahead of you leaves. If you are in the #1 spot, you will be given a red piece of paper that signifies your number. Please return those to the person collecting them. This process will work with the help of all parents, students and staff.
Due to the increasing amount of students who are car riders, Ware County Middle School is changing the location of the car rider line in the afternoons only beginning this Monday, August 12. Morning drop-off remains the same! We ask that you enter the auditorium parking lot as usual and follow the traffic flow. You will not be able to turn left on Cherokee Street after you pick up your child. Two lanes of traffic will be utilized in order to expedite the process for you and your child. Please know that we are trying to ensure that students are safe in the event of inclement weather. Thank you for being patient with us as we strive to have the best possible system in place for all our students.
New afternoon pick up procedure will begin on Monday, August 12, 2019
Ware County Schools has a new parent messaging app this year! If you get a call from +1 (501) 712-2633 Little Rock, Arkansas, that’s us! Please save the number so you will know it isn’t a telemarketer calling. Thanks!
WCMS' new Principal Dr. Benefield. See her autobiography on our web page.
School starts for Ware County Schools on August 1, 2019
We expect the most significant weather impact to remain to the north and west of Ware County and anticipate that all Ware County schools will operate on a normal schedule Monday, March 4th. We are monitoring road conditions and will make direct contact with families who may be impacted by impassable roads if alternate transportation arrangements need to be made. Please stay alert to changing weather conditions. Any updates will be shared on Facebook and through our new website and mobile app. You can get updates directly on your mobile phone by downloading the Ware County Schools app. Safety remains our top priority.
Congratulations to the District Winners of our Fair Bear Writing Contest: Camp H. from Williams Heights, Lexy G. from Waresboro, and Olivia S. from Ware Middle. They will advance to the state level of competition! Good luck!
Parents and guardians are invited to take a School Climate Survey at http://gshs.gadoe.org/parents. The survey closes March 1st. Take a moment to let your voice be heard!
Parents looking to apply for Intradistrict Transfer to a different school within the district for the 2019-2020 school year must complete this form and submit it to the Ware County Board of Education by 4:30pm on Feb. 28th. https://5il.co/6evj
Technology Fair is happening today at South Georgia State College in Waycross
Do you have a student who receives Special Education services? If so, please take the GA Department of Education's parent survey. It will be open through May 31st. http://www.gadoe.org/Parent-Survey
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Come check out the Teacher Recruitment Fair on January 26th at the Ware County High School PAC from 9-11am.
The Ware County Middle School Robotics Team competed in Covington, GA, in their first VEX IQ Next Level Robotics Competition of the school year.