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Support Walker Music Programs!

Today begins the annual sale of the Walker Wildcat Cards. Our talented music students may be seen in the community selling the cards for $10 each. The cards offer discounts for local businesses for an entire year. This is the only fundraiser our music department does all year to support field trips and other needs of our music department. Cards will be sold only until Friday, September 29th, so get yours today.

Join the Mom and Dad Squad

Mom and Dad squad is a group of adults who volunteer during our two lunch periods. You do not even have to be a mom or dad of a Walker student to join. Members can volunteer as often as they would like. You will have the unique opportunity to interact with students in a positive manner while helping to maintain a caring adult presence at Walker. If you would be able to give an hour one day or more a week at lunch time we would invite to you contact the Walker office to learn more about this opportunity.

7 PERIOD DAY

The attached document will give you information on the 7 period day changes happening at the middle school level for all Salem-Keizer schools.

Student Announcements

Announcements for February 6 – 10, 2017 

Track and Field season is just around the corner…. If you are planning on going out for track, please stop by the office and pick up paperwork.  If you participated in a fall or winter sport, please let Mrs. Howard know so she can pull your paperwork that is already on file.  First day of practice is right after spring break, don’t wait till the last minute to sign up.

Concert choir will have sectionals Wednesday and Thursday this week.

All music students remember that tomorrow is picture day! Don’t forget to wear your concert attire to school. 

8th Graders, if you want to join AVID at the High School, please see Mrs. Roberts to get an application. All applications are due Friday, February 24th. 

Any 8th grade boys that play on an organized basketball team and want to play in a staff vs 8th graders game, please sign up with Mr. Halter.

Congratulations to all of our OBOB teams for doing so well the past two weeks! The battles have been very close and exciting! Battles continue this Wednesday in room 234 this Wednesday after school. Keep reading!

Hey Wildcats, the student store will open this week on Wednesday and Friday.

Valentine’s Day is just around the corner! Are you looking for a way to tell someone you care about them? Stop by leadership’s table in the lobby to buy a Valo-gram to be delivered in 6th period classes on Valentine’s Day! We’ll be selling them all week. 

Walker Parent Club is raffling off a family 4-pack of 1-day Hopper Tickets to Disneyland/California Adventure…Raffle tickets are $10 each, you can enter as many times as you want.  Pick up a raffle ticket and envelope in the main office and return it with your money to the box in the main office.

This Friday, the author April Henry will be visiting Walker!  This means that the library will be closed during periods 1-4 and for both lunches.  Please see Mrs. Repplinger before or after school to take care of library business on this day!

October Note from the Principal

We are off to a great start this year! On a personal note, I have been getting to know our teachers, students, and parents as well as some of Walker’s community partners and I am truly impressed. Walker Middle School’s Improvement Plan includes a vision of “engaging all students to reach their highest potential in reading, writing and problem solving.” We are also committed to ensuring that our students experience the joy of learning by offering a wide range of courses and opportunities to continue their learning beyond the school day and to be part of the Walker team. We need your help. At our most recent parent club meeting, we gathered some input from the families in attendance. The big question is, “How can we work together to benefit our students?”. We have some parents who are interested in being part of parent club, but we need more! Many hands make a light load.

One way you can help is to let us know what is going well and where our opportunities for growth are. Please take a few minutes to complete the 4 question google survey (link below).

https://goo.gl/forms/CjbHqH5CbsNvCYnv1

Thank you for all that you do for the Walker family.