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Teacher of the Year
Congratulations to Mrs. Mary Lou Phelps for being selected as our 2020-2021 Teacher of the Year!!Mrs. Phelps has eighteen years of experience as an 8th grade English teacher here at E. W. Wyatt Middle School. Throughout her teaching career, she has served in many diverse leadership roles. She has held the position of Lead English Teacher since August of 2007. In addition, she currently serves as the Lead History Teacher, 8th Grade Team Leader, and is a member of the WMS School Improvement Team, as well as a member of the VTSS-PBIS committee.
Those positions have afforded her the opportunity to grow as a leader within the school and district. The experience and knowledge she has gained over the years allow her to work closely with her team and the administration to provide direction in implementing goals that directly impact individual student achievement as well as focus on the improvement of overall instruction. Her passion for instruction, mentoring teachers and helping our students achieve success is evident in all that she does.
- 8th Grade - Wednesday, May 19th
- 7th Grade - Thursday, May 20th
- 6th Grade - Friday, May 21st
- 8th Grade - Wednesday, May 26th
- 7th Grade - Thursday, May 27th
- 6th Grade - Friday, May 28th
- Wednesday, June 2nd
- Reading - Thursday, June 3rd
- Math - Friday, June 4th
- Science/Civics - Thursday, June 10th
WMS Spotlight - Mrs. Gabriel Tyler
Congratulations are in order for Mrs. Tyler, who recently completed all requirements for a Master's in Special Education and licensure program through Regent University. The program consisted of 43 credit hours, where Mrs. Tyler finished with a GPA of 3.79. She has taken several courses, such as the K-12 Reading Assessment and Instruction Across Content Areas, Assessing and Teaching, Reading of Narrative and Expository Text, Data-Driven Assessments, and Collaboration and Consultation. She also completed two Internships in general and special education. "The work required took a tremendous amount of time, to say the least, these courses have helped me increase my knowledge about student success, building relationships, becoming a successful teacher, and a better coworker!" Congratulations again...we are very proud of you! #PantherStrong
WMS Spotlight - Mrs. Teresa Lindberg
Congratulations to Mrs. Lindberg! She was selected to serve on the advisory board for a project entitled Initiating the rural cyberbiosecurity workforce pipeline through empowering agricultural educators and supporting middle school girls. The objective of this project is to develop a curriculum that can be used by middle school educators with middle school girls to make them aware of career opportunities in cyberbiosecurity. Congratulations Mrs. Lindberg... we are very proud of you! #PantherStrong
Congratulations to the students listed below who attended school daily and completed all coursework!
Week of March 12th
Week of March 19th
Congratulations to the winners of the Black History Essay Contest!
1st Place: Danisha Jackson
2nd Place: Sy'nari Reynolds
3rd Place: Chanelle Jackson-Hill
Dear 8th Grade Families only,Please respond to this survey indicating if you would like to attend the bridging ceremony:https://docs.google.com/forms/
d/e/ 1FAIpQLSeEj7SPpv5HnTsPtDXeetLz dvUc5qIpcFalsQnZ_k01YpTRkw/ viewform?usp=sf_linkPlease respond by Friday, May 14, 2021.
Parents, Please use these resources to encourage and enhance reading in the home!
CommonLit- Free collection of fiction and non-fiction texts, leveled and arranged by theme ✓ ✓ ✓ ✓ Kiddle Search Engine- student-friendly search engine for research ✗ ✗ ✗ ✓ Khan Academy- provides free online lessons in every subject ✓ ✓ ✓ ✓ ReadWriteThink- Free interactive literacy activities ✓ ✓ ✓ ✓ Project Gutenberg- Free eBooks for download ✗ ✓ ✓ ✓ International Children’s Library- Access to children's literature from around the world ✗ ✓ ✗ ✗ Gateway to the Classics- Hundreds of classic titles with special emphasis on history, literature, and natural history along with a collection of over 2500 poems ✗ ✓ ✗ ✗ LibriVox- Free, public domain books read by volunteers from around the world that can be downloaded and listened to on any device ✗ ✓ ✗ ✗ Couch Academy- VDOE curated resources from Virginia Museums ✗ ✓ ✗ ✓ Smithsonian Tween Tribune- Access to leveled non-fiction, high-interest articles (Common Sense Media approved) ✓ ✓ ✓ ✓ Poets.org- Access to various poems and biographical information about well-known poets (Common Sense Media approved) ✗ ✓ ✗ ✗
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