Worth County Middle School News

If I were mayor 2018 "If I Were Mayor" Essay Contest Winners
Congratulations to our “If I Were Mayor” Contest Winners : Elise Cherry, SaRiya Pitts, Conner Seabolt.
Special Olympics Area 11 Athletes WCMS Students Participate in Area 11 Special Olympics 2018

Fourteen WCMS students traveled to Americus on April 13th to compete in the 2018 Area 11 Special Olympics.

Oh Snap It's Field Day WCMS Field Day 2018 T-Shirts - On Sale Now

WCMS Field Day T-Shirts are available for purchase now.  Deadline to order is May 3rd.

Terry Giddens, Tiffany Sevier, and Donald Edwards WCMS 8th Grade Teacher is a 2018 Albany Herald's Reader's Choice

Congratulations Ms. Terry Giddens, 8th grade teacher at WCMS for being chosen as the Albany Herald's Reader's Choice "One of the Best" Teachers in the Tifton/Sylvester/Moultrie Region.  Ms. Gidden's name will be listed in the 2018 Reader's Choice publication in the Albany Herald Monday, April 30th edition.  

WCMS 8th grade Students, Austin Sheler and Makenna Crosby WCMS 8th Graders Perform with GMEA All-Region Band

Congratulations Austin Sheler and Makenna Crosby on being selected for the GMEA All-Region Band!

Grand Opening 20% off $80 or more use code GORAMS Official Worth RAMS Online Store is NOW OPEN!

Grand Opening Sale!  Save 20% on any order $80 or more. Enter coupon code: GORAMS at checkout.  Sale runs April 11 - May 6, 2018.  

WCMS January and February Students of the Month Students of the Month

WCMS Student of the Month

Congratulations to the WCMS January and February Students of the Month.

 

Angelina Martinez - Young GA Author SWGA RESA District Young GA Author Winner

WCMS is proud to announce that Angelina Martinez is the 8th Grade SWGA RESA District Young GA Author winner.  

Cheer Try-Outs WCMS Cheer Try-Outs Announced

WCMS Spirit & Competition Cheer Try-Outs will be held April 23-27, 2018, 3:30-5:00pm.  

Mayor Yearta Speaks to WCMS 6th graders Mayor Yearta Speaks at WCMS

Sylvester Mayor, Bill Yearta, spoke to sixth grade students to kick off the "If I Were Mayor" essay contest.  Mayor Yearta spoke about his experiences as a fifth term mayor and answered students' questions about his job.

Sylvester Local's Youth Art Month Winners Sylvester Local's Youth Art Month Winners

Congratulations to Shanna Cooper and Lani Hancock for winning the 6th - 8th Grade Youth Art Month Drawing Contest sponsored by the Sylvester Local.

SS Fair WCMS Attends Regional Social Studies Fair

Four students represented WCMS at the Regional Social Studies Fair in Columbus, Georgia on Saturday, March 3rd. Congratulations to our representatives: Olivia Frankovich, Shelby Greer, Daniel Jordan, and Taylor Parker.

Math Tournament 2018 WCMS Students Attend Math Tournament

 

​On March 3, 2018, 25 students from Worth County Middle School competed in the Math Tournament at Georgia Southwestern State University. The students competed by grade level against their peers in a timed competition. Our students did well, with Tayshawn Adams finishing in 6th place in the 7th grade competition and Shiv Patel finishing 12th in the 8th grade competition. Austin Moody was in the top 20 for 6th grade. We are very proud of these students, and how well they represented WCMS.

 

WCMS Science Fair Region Student Winners WCMS Students Compete in Regional Science Fair

Eight WCMS students who won their school Science Fair competed at the Regional Science Fair held at ABAC.  Congratulations to Bralyn Griffis, Emily Castleberry, Owen Fletcher, Austin Goodwin, Aaron Fletcher, Logan English, Nya Womack, and Gavin Young. 

6th Grade Honor Choir 2018 WCMS Students Perform With GMEA Honor Choir

Five WCMS students attended the GMEA Statewide 6th Grade Honor Choir in Athens on February 23-24. Karley Barnes, Aleisha Mosley, Abbie Perrin, Olivia Frankovich, and Sadie Holt performed with over 250 singers from all over Georgia. Congratulations to these students who represented Worth County well!

YGA2018 WCMS Congratulates Young Georgia Author Winners

Congratulations to our local school grade level winners:  6th grade - Benjamin Parker, 7th grade - Caleb Bible, and 8th grade - Angelina Martinez.  

Muffins with Mom 2018 WCMS Muffins With Mom 2018

Muffins with Mom is an annual event at WCMS.  Mothers, grandmothers, and guardians enjoy a muffin with their children and also participate in the other fun activities that are planned for this event. Everyone had a great time at Muffins with Mom. Thanks to everyone who participated.

WCMS Soccer Boys WCMS Soccer vs. Crisp County 02/07/18

The girls played hard but fell to Crisp 0-2 while the boys were able to pull off a win 2-0.

Olivia Yonce and Shelby Greer WCMS FFA Competes In Speaking Contests

Worth County Middle School FFA Chapter members, Olivia Yonce and Shelby Greer competed in the Area V FFA public speaking events.

WCMS November and December Students of the Month WCMS November and December Students of the Month

Congratulations to the Students of the Month for November and December.  All students received a certificate and a $10.00 reward.

WCMS/WCHS All State Qualifiers 2018 Four WCSD Students Will Participate in the 2018 GMEA All-Sate Chorus

Congratulations to Makenna Crosby and Faith King both 8th graders at WCMS and Andrew Crosby, 9th grade and Day Story, 12th grade at WCHS on passing the final auditions for the Georgia All-State Chorus. 

Shae Langley, WCSD TOTY Congratulations Mrs. Shae Langley, 2018-2019 Worth County School District Teacher of the Year

At the monthly meeting, each school's Teacher of the Year was recognized and the WCSD Teacher of the Year was announced.  Congratulations Mrs. Langley from Worth County Primary School!

GMAS Georgia Milestones Study Guides

GMAS Study Guides for 6th, 7th, and 8th grades are now available.  Students are encouraged to make use of these study guides to get prepared for the Milestones.

Muffins and Mom WCMS Muffins With Mom 2018

Welcome mothers, grandmothers, and guardians to Muffins with Mom on Friday, February 9th at 8:15 in the WCMS cafeteria.  Come have orange juice or milk and a muffin with your child, and join in on the  activities that are planned.  RSVP is required.

FCA Prayer at the Pole Jan 10 FCA Meeting

WCMS students met for prayer at the flag pole on January 10th. FCA sponsors a monthly meeting which takes place at the flag pole on the first Wednesday of every month.  

WCSS 18-19 Calendar 2018-2019 WCSS Calendar

The Board of Education approved the 2018-2019 District Calendar at the December 14th BOE Meeting.  

TIE /GEMS Annual Dinner TIE and GEMS Club Annual Dinner

The TIE and GEMS Club had their first annual dinner on Friday, December 15, 2017.

WCMS Archery Program WCMS Offers New Archery Program

WCMS has a new archery program.  WCMS is one of the few schools in Georgia that has an archery program. Coach Mitch Mitchell and Mr. Jared Sherrard presented the details at the recent BOE meeting.

Holocaust Survivor, Hershel Greenblat speaks at WCMS Holocaust Survivor Speaks at WCMS

WCMS students had a rare opportunity to hear Holocaust Survivor, Hershel Greenblat speak about his experiences during the Holocaust.

Worth county Ram Band Logo WCHS/WCMS RAM Band Students Audition for District Honor Band

Fifteen band students from grades 8-12 passed the auditions for District Honor Band.  This is the largest group of students from Worth County Schools to achieve this honor in over a decade! Eight of those 15 scored high enough to advance to the final round of auditions for All-State Band. #RAMPRIDE

Oct students October "Students of the Month"

Congratulations to the "Students of the Month" for October.

football banquet WCMS Football Banquet

Coach Holton along with the other coaches hosted a Football Banquet for the football players at WCMS on Saturday, December 2nd from 12:30 p.m. to  2:30 p.m.

Jr. Beta Convention Jr. Beta Club Convention

From November 29 to December 1, 2017, seven members of the WCMS Jr Beta Club attended the state convention in Savannah.

WCMS choir at Hawks WCMS Choir Performs at Hawks Game

Sixty WCMS Chorus students performed for the Atlanta Hawks v. Boston Celtics pregame show on November 18th. The students also enjoyed watching the game after their performance. Congratulations on an awesome performance!

WCMS Social Science Fair 2017 WCMS Social Science Fair 2017 Features Fantastic Student Projects

Students at WCMS participated in the annual Social Science Fair.  Students have worked since September to complete projects. 

2017 Worth County Schools CCRPI Worth County Schools Excel on CCRPI

The 2017 College and Career Readiness Performance Index (CCRPI) was recently released by the Georgia Department of Education and Worth County Schools showed they are among the best in Southwest Georgia.

 

Linda Dutil presentation Linda Dutil, RN - A Dose of Reality

Linda Dutil is an emergency room nurse who speaks to students about the consequences of drug use and underage drinking.  She gave her presentation, "A Dose of Reality" to the 7th and 8th grade students.

chrbb Christmas Basket Project

WCMS will be giving away fifteen Christmas food baskets to parents and guardians that are in need of assistance.  

Notice Notice of Procedure Change: Access to Video Surveillance Evidence

Effective immediately, Worth County Schools will only allow access to video surveillance evidence to school principals and district-level administrators to resolve discipline issues or other behavior issues occurring in our school and on our school buses.

Jr. Beta Jr. Beta Induction Ceremony

The WCMS Jr. Beta Induction Ceremony was held on November 7th, 2017.  New members were inducted in the club.

Vet Veteran's Day Celebration

WCMS had two Veteran's Day Celebrations.  One celebration was for our staff members who have served in the Armed Forces and the other celebration was for parents and grandparents who have served.

WCSD Veterans Thank You Veterans!

Veterans Day is a time to celebrate soldiers who have served in the armed forces at any time, during peace or war. Worth County School District is especially grateful for the brave men and women who have served in the US Army, Navy, Marine Corps, Air Force, and the Coast Guard that are currently on staff.

 

Kiwanis WCMS Students Speak at Kiwanis

Worth County Middle School (WCMS) students were given the opportunity of observing a Kiwanis Club meeting, enjoying lunch with them, and speaking to them on a selected subject matter.

 

 

duel enr photo Dual Enrollment Informative Meeting Scheduled for Grades 8-11

Come meet with ABAC, ASU, and SRTC representatives as well as the WCHS Dual Enrollment Coordinator on Tuesday, November 14th at 5:30 p.m. in the WCHS Media Center.  This is an informational meeting for parents of students in grades 8 - 11.

E Club Environmental Club of WCMS Adopts a Street

The WCMS Environmental Club is participating in the Adopt-a-Street program as a beautification partnership between the City of Sylvester and its citizens to remove litter from the streets.  The goal is to keep our city cleaner and safer. The Environmental Club, lead by Mrs. Brent Joyner and Mrs. Jennifer Easom, have adopted Isabella street from the corner Bryant Drive to the CVS parking lot.  

 

 

Winner's Circle WCMS Winner's Circle Breakfast

The Winner's Circle Breakfast is sponsored by the Sylvester-Worth County Chamber of Commerce Education Committee and hosted by WCMS.

Lady Rams Sendoff Worth County Schools Faculty and Students Send-Off Lady Rams Softball Team

Worth County Schools faculty and students gathered to send-off the Varsity Lady Rams softball team.

WCSD Teachers of the Year Worth County Schools Announce Teachers of the Year 2017-2018

Congratulations to our newly selected Teachers of the Year (TOTY) 2017-18!

Awards WCMS Students Recognized for August & September Awards

Students are awarded each month for perfect attendance, good behavior, and having no bus referrals.  The students receive $10.00 and a certicificate.   The August and September award winners are: 

FFA WCSD Students Compete In State Goat and Lamb Show

Worth County FFA and 4-H Livestock Exhibitors traveled to Perry Ga. to compete in The Georgia 4-H and FFA State Market Goat and Lamb Show.

National School Lunch Week 2017 Worth County Schools Celebrate National School Lunch Week 2017

October 9 - 13, 2017 is National School Lunch Week (NSLW).  The #NSLW17 theme is "School Lunch:  Recipes for Success."  

 

parent and fam WCMS Parent and Family Engagement Meeting - October 18th

All parents and guardians are invited to a meeting on October 18th at 11:00 a.m. to revise the School-Parent Compact and the School Parent and Family Engagement Policy.

Science fair WCMS Social Science Fair

All students must complete a Social Science project by November 10th.  Please continue to read more for:  (1) a list of projects, (2) Social Studies packets, (3) Science packets.

rise up WCMS is Selected for the RISE UP! 159 Program Sponsored by the Atlanta Falcons

The RISE UP! 159 project is a special program designed by the Atlanta Falcons to bring free equipment and flag football curriculum to schools in Georgia. Only 159 schools in the state were chosen (one school in every county). Thanks to swift action by Coach Popham and Coach Mitchell who submitted our application quickly, WCMS was one of the chosen schools.  Randomly-selected students received t-shirts, water bottles, and stickers which came in the NFL Flag Football Kit that was sent to the schools of the RISE UP! 159 project.

chorus WCMS Chorus Concerts for 2017-2018

WCMS Chorus Concert Dates:  September 19th, December 12th, and May 8th.   Concert Location: Unity Baptist Church;  Concert Time: 6:30 p.m.;  Mark your calendars, and please make plans to attend!  

Health Hope Recovery Health.Hope.Recovery - Georgia Recovery Project

Following the storms and tornadoes that wrecked parts of our county, some individuals may be experiencing signs of disaster-related symptoms.

Survey WCMS Parent Survey - Spring 2017

Parental input is valued. Please take a few minutes to complete this survey for the 2017 Spring Parent Survey.  Also view the results from the 2016 Spring Parent Survey.

2017-2018 School Calendar 2017-2018 School Calendar

Please find a copy of the board approved 2017-2018 School Calendar at the following link: 

Infinite Campus Infinite Campus Parent Portal

Infinite Campus is our district-wide student information system.  The Infinite Campus Parent Portal provides parents with a fast and convenient way to check student grades, schedules, attendance, and other information.  

Attendance Calculating A Student Tardy/Absence
Intradistrict Transfer Option

The intradistrict transfer right does not apply to this Title I School since Worth County Schools has only one elementary, middle, or high school.

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