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Important Dates to Remember WCMS 19-20


Welcome Cougar Families,

Below is information for the beginning of the 2019-2020 school year.  We are excited to have our students back in the building and embark on this amazing school year! 

New students to the district: Monday, August 5, 8:30 a.m. - 11:30 a.m. and 12:30 p.m. - 4:00 p.m. Bring proof of residence, immunization records, birth certificate and previous school records.

Online registration for new families is also available at

Returning families and students grades 6th – 8th:

Registration for classes (5th, 6th and 7th grades) was completed in the spring.Schedules will be available to view and print through Parent Portalbeginning Monday, August 12th.  Also, please complete the Annual Family Update in your Parent Portal Account before Monday morning, August 12, 2019.

Student yearbooks, PE t-shirts and choir shirts can be purchased through the school office beginning the week of August 5th.  Athletic packets for fall sports may be dropped off at this time as well.  Please be sure to include a current physical and athletic fee to register.

School office hours are 8:30 a.m. - 11:30 a.m. and 12:30 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.

When schedules are released, families are welcome to come to school during our open hours to visit student lockers and organize school supplies if they wish.  We know this is important to our students in preparing for the school year. 

Important Dates to remember:

Monday, August 19 – ONLY 6th grade students will attend.  Building doors will open at 8:15 a.m. Students do not need to bring school supplies this first day.Students will gather in the cafeteria where they will be welcomed by their WEB Leaders before transitioning to the gym for team- building activities.  This is a full school day so students should plan on bringing a lunch or purchasing school lunch.  Buses will be running their regular routes as well.

Tuesday, August 20 – All students will attend.  Doors open at 8:15am for breakfast and school begins at 8:45am.  Welcome Back!!

Wednesday, August 21 – Late Start:  Building doors will open at 9:15am; bus routes will be running an hour later than other weekdays.

Friday, August 23 – Picture Day:  Lifetouch order forms will be sent home prior to this day.

Monday, August 26th – PTSO Meeting @ 4:15pm / SAAC Meeting @ 5:15pm  Both meetings will be held in the school library

Wednesday, August 28th – Back to School Night:  5pm – 7pm 

Please check out our school webpage at for our school supply list.  

If you have any questions, please reach out to 613-5400.


Christine Smith, Principal

Joe Zappa, Assistant Principal