Wydown Middle School

  • WMS Students Honor the Memory of Their Classmate

    A group of Wydown Middle School students have come together to honor the memory of their friend, Stevie Landau, who recently passed away after a courageous battle against leukemia. Click the headline to learn more.

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  • Sixth-Graders Prepare for Annual Wydown Tradition

    WMS sixth-graders ventured to Johnson Shut-Ins State Park on Tuesday, Sept. 30, to take part in a cherished school tradition: Sixth-Grade Camp. The sixth-graders will spend the next four days taking part in outdoor science education, archery, nature writing, games and crafts. Click on the headline to read more and view photos.

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  • Another Spirited Year at Sixth-Grade Camp

    A new set of treasured memories and experiences were created at Sixth-Grade Camp this year. The current class of Wydown Middle School sixth-graders took part in annual Sixth-Grade Camp tradition from Sept. 30 through Oct. 3 at Johnson Shut-Ins State Park. Click on the headline to learn more and view photos.

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  • Annual Cereal Collection Exemplifies Wydown’s Generosity

    The hundreds of cereal boxes piled up in the eighth-grade hallway on Friday, Oct. 24, served as a representation of the Wydown community's tremendous generosity. For the past several years, WMS has supported St. Martha’s Hall, a local shelter for women and children who are victims of domestic violence, by supplying cereal for the residents at the shelter. Click on the headline to learn more and view photos.

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  • Sixth-Graders Host Parents for Book Discussion

    Sixth-graders in Teacher Kathryn Mitchell Pierce’s literacy class at Wydown Middle School welcomed their parents to school on Oct. 28-29 to take part in a book discussion. The students and their parents read the same book in anticipation of the book discussion, and in small groups, the students and parents connected their reading to several essential questions. Click on the headline to learn more and view photos.

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Headlines

  • Eighth-Grader’s Disney Prequel Wins Top Honors

    Wydown Middle School eighth-grader Sarah Franzel won the Variety Children’s Theatre’s creative writing contest judged by New York Times bestselling author Ridley Pearson. Students in sixth- through eighth-grade from across the region were invited to participate in the contest by writing either a prequel or a sequel to “The Little Mermaid.” Read the article.

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  • Download the Wydown Newsletter

    Click on the headline to view this month's newsletter as well as archived newsletters.

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  • Protect Your Family Against the Flu

    Cold and flu season is here. Please consult with your child’s physician to find out when flu shots will be available for your family. Students with chronic health conditions, including asthma, and those who are immunocompromised are highly encouraged to obtain a flu shot early. Click on the headline for more information about protecting your family this flu season.

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  • Download the 2014-15 WMS Activities Booklet

    Click on the headline to download the 2014-15 WMS Activities Booklet

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  • Two Clayton Orchestras Selected to Perform at MMEA Conference

    Two talented groups of Clayton musicians have been selected to perform at the Missouri Music Educators’ Association’s 77th annual In-Service and Conference in January 2015. The two groups include the Clayton Chamber Ensemble, featuring Clayton elementary and middle school students, and the Symphonic Orchestra, which is comprised of students from Clayton High School. Click on the headline to learn more.

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  • Download Your Summer Math Packet

    Summer math packets provide opportunities for continued practice and help maintain computational fluency and problem solving throughout the summer. Click the headline to download the summer math packets and answer keys for students entering sixth through ninth grade.

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  • Sixth-Grade Students Gear Up for New School Year

    Wydown Middle School hosted sixth-graders and their families for the Sixth-Grade Walk-Through on Monday, Aug. 11. The students met their new teachers, reconnected with classmates, toured their new school and prepared their lockers for the first day of school. Click on the headline to view photos.

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  • Students Sample a Rainbow of Fruits and Vegetables

    WMS students enjoyed sampling produce from every color of the rainbow on Tuesday, May 20, in conjunction with the Department of Elementary and Secondary Education’s Rainbow Day initiative. Students were encouraged to take fruits and vegetables of at least three different colors with their lunches. Click on the headline to learn more and view photos.

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  • Students Discuss Hunger in U.S. with Elected Officials

    Wydown Middle School students hosted two special visitors on Friday, May 16, in conjunction with their work on raising awareness about hunger in the U.S. Congressman William Lacy Clay and Brendan Fahey, field representative for Senator Claire McCaskill, visited the sixth-graders in Social Studies Teacher Sarah Miller’s class to discuss the topic of hunger and food insecurity. Click on the headline to read the article and view photos.

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  • Eighth-Grader’s Family Story Published in Book

    Wydown Middle School eighth-grader Amy Tishler has been honored by The Grannie Annie Family Story Celebration for her historical family story, “The Silver Spoon.” Click on the headline to read the article.

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Announcements

  • DAILY ANNOUNCEMENTS FOR THURSDAY OCT. 30, 2014

    1. ADVISORY DAY.
    2. MAKIING IT HAPPEN AFTER SCHOOL IN THE 8TH GRADE HALLWAY.
    3. LOOK FOR STUCO @ LUNCH ON THE STAGE TO ENTER THE CANDY CONTEST & WIN THE BIG PRIZE - A JAR OF CANDY !
    GUESSES COST $1. THE WINNER WILL BE ANNOUNCED THIS FRIDAY OCT. 31ST.
    4. GREEN CLUB WILL PLANT A PEACE GARDEN IN FRONT OF WYDOWN TODAY AFTER SCHOOL FOR PEACE, UNDERSTANDING, & UNITY IN THE ST. LOUIS COMMUNITY.
    5. STAND UP TO CANCER PLACARD SALES ARE @ LUNCH. DONATE $1 TO STAND UP FOR SOMEONE YOU KNOW. SALES END NOV. 6TH.
    6. THIS FRIDAY , OCT. 31ST WILL BE A HAT DAY SPONSORED BY STUCO. BRING A DOLLAR & YOUR BEST HAT !
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  • 2014-15 Program of Studies

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  • 2014-15 WMS Activities

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Welcome to Wydown Middle School’s Web site! We are thrilled to have this technology at our fingertips to help us better communicate with our students and their families. We hope that you will utilize this site to familiarize yourself with the variety of information about our school and events which occur at Wydown.

Wydown Middle School provides our students and their families with a child-centered environment focused on teaching and learning for all. We hope that this website will provide you the opportunity to learn more about what is happening in our classrooms each and every day. Our teachers have just begun the process of setting up their Web pages and will continue to add and refine these pages as the school year proceeds.

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