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18 - 19 Duke Tip Winners

posted Apr 29, 2019, 12:09 PM by Alice Connally   [ updated Apr 30, 2019, 5:58 AM ]

Duke Tip Winners

Three Walhalla Middle School 7th Graders were invited to attend the 2018-2019 Duke University Talent Identification Program Recognition Ceremonies which was held at Furman University in Greenville. Students qualify for the state ceremony by earning scores on the SAT or ACT that are approximately equal to the 50th national percentile rank for college-bound seniors taking the tests. 

The students being recognized at the State Level are:

    Logan Addis

    Julia Bright

    Anna Satterfield 

Congratulations to these students!

 

Yearbooks - Order by May 1

posted Apr 24, 2019, 6:33 AM by Alice Connally   [ updated Apr 24, 2019, 6:35 AM ]

Field Day T-Shirt Order Form

posted Apr 1, 2019, 6:04 AM by Alice Connally   [ updated Apr 1, 2019, 6:09 AM ]

Please fill out the order form below and have your student return it to WMS with payment by April 26.

Sports Physicals

posted Mar 26, 2019, 9:17 AM by Scott Dixon

PlaySafe is offering sports physicals Saturday, April 27 at 9:15 at Blue Ridge Orthopedics for rising seventh and eighth graders. The cost is $20. The physical is good for all sports during the 2019-2020 school year. Information packets are available to download.

School Choice

posted Mar 1, 2019, 5:50 AM by Scott Dixon   [ updated Mar 1, 2019, 7:00 AM ]

School Choice for the 2019-2020 school year opens on Friday, March 1 and will remain open until Friday, June 7.  If you would like for your child to attend a school that is outside the attendance area in which you live, you must complete an online school choice request that can be found on the School District website under the Parent's tab.  If you are unable to complete the online request, please contact the school office to obtain a paper copy to complete and return to the school that you are requesting.  School choice forms are required annually even if your child is currently on school choice.

School Choice will close on Friday, June 7, 2019.  This is a hard deadline and will end on June 7, no exceptions.  Please contact the school office for any questions.

The following are highlights of the SDOC school choice policy:

  • Only students that reside in Oconee County are eligible for school choice.
  • Transportation to a "choice school" is the responsibility of the parent/guardian (no bus service will be provided).
  • Students on school choice must submit an application each year.
  • Principals will consider behavior, attendance, and grades before approving applications.
  • The completed online request is due to the choice school on or before June 7, 2019.
  • If more applications are received than the number of spaces available at any school, a lottery system will be used to fill spaces.
The school district reserves the right to limit school choice enrollment by grade level or program as staffing or funding requires.  Choice may also be limited by classroom space in the school(s).

Miss Walmira 2019

posted Feb 28, 2019, 6:33 AM by Scott Dixon

Congratulations Tessa Backman, Miss Walmira 2019! Congratulations to all of the contestants, too.

Sixth Grade Fundraiser

posted Oct 19, 2018, 6:20 AM by Scott Dixon   [ updated Feb 28, 2019, 5:11 AM ]

Sixth grade students are selling laundry detergent to help offset costs for their field trip to the Renaissance Fair this spring. Five gallon buckets are $45 and will wash up to 640 loads… that’s seven cents a load! There are six different options that are comparable to Tide and Gain. Detergents are safe for all washing machines, including front loaders and high efficiency machines. The deadline to order is Friday, October 26. For more information, contact Kristy Marcus at 886-4485 or kmarcus@g.oconee.k12.sc.us. See the flyer below.


Veteran's Day Breakfast

posted Oct 18, 2018, 5:06 AM by Alice Connally   [ updated Oct 19, 2018, 5:36 AM by Scott Dixon ]

Walhalla Middle School will host its annual Veterans' Day Breakfast on Monday, Nov 12, 2018. Breakfast will be served beginning at 8:00 followed by a school-wide assembly to honor the veterans. 

All veterans and their families are cordially invited to attend.

Miss Walmira Pageant

posted Oct 9, 2018, 9:01 AM by Alice Connally

This year's Miss Walmira Pageant will be held on Saturday, February 9, 2019 at 6:00 pm. Please contact Brooke Patterson at abpatterson@g.oconee.k12.sc.us for more information.

Schedule a visit to the SC Governor's School

posted Sep 21, 2018, 12:43 PM by Alice Connally

Join us for a
Govie Saturday!

Join us for a Govie Saturday on our beautiful campus located in Greenville, SC

You are invited to learn more about the Governor’s School and tour campus on a Govie Saturday this fall! Group tours and information sessions will be held on the following dates and times:

• September 22
• October 6 & 20
• November 17
• December 1 & 15

Tours begin at 9:30 and 11:30 a.m./ Information Session begins at: 10:30 a.m. 

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