Please see our Daily Announcements page for student announcements, the What's New area to the right for recent site updates, and below the slide show for breaking news and long-term announcements.
Literacy Resources for Parents
Please visit the Parent Literacy Resources page put together by our reading specialist, Ms. Ann Bennett. These resources are middle school focused and include a video that provides parents with strategies to help students improve their comprehension of informational texts.
Individual student portraits were taken on Thursday, October 8th. The code for ordering photos online from Lifetouch has expired. If you still need to place an order, additional photo forms can be found on the Homework Table, or you can wait until the photo packets arrive and they will include revised online ordering instructions at that time.
Parent/Teacher Conferences 10/12 & 10/16
Please join us for Parent/Teacher Conferences!
Monday (Oct 12) - 4:00 - 8:00 p.m.
Conferences for Core teachers will be arena style in the gym.
Electives teachers will be arena style in the cafeteria.
See this attached flyer for details about upcoming events for teens at the public library:
Teen Book Club: Oct 9 @ 3:45
Teen Homework Party: Oct 15 @ 3:45
Henna for Teens: Oct 29 @ 5:00
Audiobooks & Ebooks From the LMTC
If you have a device that can download apps, you should be sure to grab the Follett Brytewave K-12 Edition app for listening to audiobooks and reading ebooks from the WMS LMTC collection.
To use this app, you select Waunakee Middle School and enter your Destiny username (student ID number) & network password. View the video below for an overview of how it works.
The mobile app is not the only way to read or listen to these books. On any web browser, visit http://wbb15427.follettshelf.com/ and enter your Destiny username (student ID number) & network password to check out and read/listen to these books.
Waunakee Public Library offers free academic resources and tutoring from Tutor.com. All students in grades K-12 with a library card can use the service to get help with homework, studying, projects, essay writing and test prep in core subjects. Students can work with an online tutor from 3:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. every day by going to http://www.waunakeepubliclibrary.org/services - scroll about halfway down the page for links and information.
The SkillsCenter Resource Library is available 24/7, and students can search by keyword and subject for worksheets, lessons, videos and more. Students can find resources for specific subjects, standardized tests and college entrance exams.