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It’s a Great Day to be a Tiger!  

Successful students need consistent parental engagement. Here are some ways you can be involved in your child’s academic success.  Parents of students in kindergarten through fourth grade, are you looking for ways you can help your child be a successful reader and student?  The Mississippi Department of Education has a great parent resource for just that.  You can access this resource for parents by clicking on this link Parents’ Read-At-Home Guide for Student Success or visiting the MDE website at mdek12.org.

Also, don’t forget about the FREE, unlimited, 24/7 academic support available to WMCSD students in grades 3-12 through Paper Learning. Students log in using their Clever accounts. For more information, contact your child’s teacher.

Parents of kindergarten students attended Kindergarten Parent Night on September 13th.

Seniors and their parents should make plans to attend Financial Aid Night on September 28th at 6:00pm in the WSS auditorium. ACT registration deadline for the October 22nd test is Friday, September 16th.

WSS is celebrating 199 students who will receive reward cards based on their performance on last year’s state tests. The reward card system is based on scoring Advanced and Proficient and on growth on the MAAP test. The rewards for these students will be explained in the assembly on Thursday, September 15th. Reward category totals are as follows: 27 Platinum, 28 Gold, 75 Silver, and 69 Bronze cards.

The MHS Mobile Dental Clinic will be at Winona Elementary the week of November 7th and at Winona Secondary School November 14th-16th. With parent consent, students have the opportunity to receive a dental exam, cleaning, fluoride, and sealants through this school-based mobile dental program. After the visit the child will receive a statement that lists services performed and additional information if needed. Click HERE or go to https://5il.co/1hp7j to view or print the consent form.  A paper copy was sent home with students on September 7th.  These must be returned to the school nurses by October 1st.  For more information contact the school nurses, WES - Felicia Pitt at 283-4129 or WSS - Skyla McIntyre at 283-1244.

This week’s Tiger Spirit Friday theme is “The Tigers are TOO HOT!”  Fire & Ice wear red and white. Next week is Twin Day! 

Your WHS Tiger Football Team is matched up with Philadelphia High School for a 7:30pm home game on September 15th. The PeeWee Cheerleaders will be performing pregame at approximately 7:15. Remember tickets are available at the gate for $8.00. Come on out and support your TIGERS!

Don’t forget to take a pic of your favorite game moment and enter it in the McDonald’s Spotlight competition and earn money for WHS.  All you have to do is take a picture of a favorite moment at the game and share it with #mcdonaldsspotlight.  

The WJHS Football team will be playing at East Webster on September 19th.  The 7th grade game will begin at 5:00 with 8th grade and JV to follow.  The WHS Volleyball team will be in action on September 15th at home against Amanda Elzy for a district matchup.  There will be only one varsity game beginning at 5:30. The VolleyTigers will have Senior Recognition before the game.   The team will again be in action on the 20th at Home vs Yazoo County for a district matchup starting at 5:00. The Tigers Cross Country team will be running at Northwest Rankin on the 17th at 9:00. 

 If you can’t get to the game, be sure to get a subscription to the NFHS network.  All Tiger sports at Tiger Field and Knox Gym can be watched on the NFHS network with a subscription.  Go to https://www.nfhsnetwork.com/ to log on and support the Tigers!  You can create a free account, search for Winona High School, Winona, MS, and follow the Tigers, or you can subscribe so you can view all paid events.  

Transition Assistance for Young Adults with Disabilities  Join us for a webinar on youth self-advocacy. You will learn how to support young adults with disabilities as they become self-advocates. The information provided will help identify where to find resources and opportunities. What are the rights of young adults? Learn how to help them take charge, find community support and make connections. Click here to register.

The next regular meeting of the WMCSD Board is October 11th at 6:00 pm at the Superintendent’s Office.  

The Power of Positivity is evident in WMCSD!