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Welcome to William E. Waters Middle School! 

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Follow us @cavalier_corner for information and  upcoming events for the 2019-2020 school year!


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Summer Hours

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Summer Enrichment

ENGLISH -  Summer enrichment resources submitted by the English Dept.  

Online Websites
  1. Achieve 3000 (accessible to students via Clever)
  2. Vocabulary.com (accessible to students via Clever)
  3. NoRedInk (accessible to students via Clever)
  4. www.membean.com
  5. www.readworks.org
  6. www.readtheory.org
  7. www.readwritethink.org
  8. www.newsela.com
  9. www.commonlit.org 
  10. www.ixl.com 
Summer Activities & Projects

1. Sidewalk Chalk Onomatopoeia: Students can cover their sidewalks and driveways with examples of onomatopoeia that look like comic book expressions. 
2. Summertime Figurative Language: Students will create summer themed sentences using each form of figurative language. 
3. Movie Summaries: Students will write a summary of their most recently watched movie on Netflix or Hulu using the "Somebody Wanted But So Then" and/or "12 words or less" strategies. 
4. Indoor scavenger hunt and writing prompt: Students will find the objects listed in their own homes, then TSW create a short story to include each item they were able to find.
5. Interview Your Favorite Character: Students will create 6 questions as if they were interviewing the character for a newspaper article. 

SCIENCE
General Resources_Science.docx

MATH
https://www.arcademics.com/


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                   Summer School and Completing Courses at Other Institutions ...

*New students registration hours are Tuesday, Wednesday,  Thursday 
from 9:00 am to 12:00 pm

*NOTEA new student is a student that was not previously zoned for Waters, or did not attend one of our 4 feeder schools (Hodges Manor, Lakeview, Simonsdale, Westhaven).

If you have any questions call the school at 757-558-2813 or email Mr. Foskey (keith.foskey@portsk12.com)
                 
                  
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2020 Grades 6-8 Summer Reading List Title

Click here for 2020 Grade 6-8 Summer Reading List

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SUMMER FEEDING PROGRAM

Starting Monday, June 15, the three summer feeding program sites are:
Churchland Middle School, I.C. Norcom High School and Wilson High School
Families can continue to visit the sites from 10 a.m. to 12pm 
each day to collect both breakfast and lunch for the day. 


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                                    In Case You Missed It

Virtual Chart Your Course
Chart Your Course Videos:

Waters Middle School Chart Your Course Core Classes

https://drive.google.com/file/d/1fRddh_-i5n0VY6XBYXL3kwMQb5NGhidE/view?usp=sharing


Waters Middle School Chart Your Course Electives Video

https://drive.google.com/file/d/1UwK1yuQ38reaIpIkx-yn09JgOFWOY-50/view?usp=sharing


Waters Middle School Chart Your Course Extracurricular Activities Video

https://drive.google.com/file/d/12ye5B4yyu_7iPUVuQ4wtWXuSEC8aehhP/view?usp=sharing

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I.C. Norcom High School
is recruiting rising 9th-grade students for STEM class.
This 
freshman-level hands-on based research methods class is called
Experimental Design.

Experimental Design Recruitment

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Churchland High School
is the district's Center of Excellence for Visual and Performing Arts.  They are now looking for the bright, talented students with a passion for the arts to apply to their program. Visual arts students will have the opportunity to take honors weighted art classes and eventually Advanced Placement art classes. They also offer different tracks for students interested in animation, graphic design, and/or photography.  In addition, Churchland offers classes for students interested in theater, dance, orchestra, band, and chorus as part of their Performing Arts Center of Excellence

Interested students, parents, or guardians can fill out application:

Please click here for the applicationCenter of Excellence Application 2020-21

Or contact the principal Mr. Millaci {shawn.millaci@portsk12.com} or leave a message at 686-2500.


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                       If you need to reach us:

                                   Call the school 757- 558-2813 
              
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Click Here to go to the Directory to email the teacher, school counselor, or administration directly.  


Dr. Camilla Ferebee  - Principal
camilla.ferebee@portsk12.com

Ms. Pamela Lipscomb - 7th Grade Assistant Principal
pamela.lipscomb@portsk12.com 

Mr. Shaun Howard - 8th Grade Assistant Principal
shaun.howard@portsk12.com 

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Click Here to access Clever, (Students should use their Google username and password to access the Clever Portal).  This will allow you to access the various learning platforms including Google Classroom.  

Click Here to access Middle School Online Resources to support Learning At-Home.

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NOTES FROM THE SUPERINTENDENT

CORONAVIRUS INFORMATION AND UPDATES

COVID-19 FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS

  

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Teacher of the Year

Mr. E. Alexander
Teacher of the Year
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Mission Statement:

 

W. E. Waters Middle School strives to meet the academic, social, and emotional needs of all students to prepare them for success. The school, parents, and community work in partnership to develop academic excellence, social responsibility and personal integrity in our students.

School Vision Statement:

Our Vision at W. E. Waters Middle School is one where the teaching practices reflect high standards, responsibility and data-driven instruction to better respond to the needs of the students. Our learning environment fosters relationships, relevance, and rigor which promotes growth and success for every student.


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Helpful Tips for Parents and Students


CHOOSE MORE FRUITS & VEGGIES 
Offer kids fruits and vegetables during meals and snacks. Try new fruits and veggies together as a family. 

LIMIT SCREEN TIME 
Help kids discover fun ways to stay busy and active this summer. Limit TV and video game time to no more than 1-2 hours a day. 

GET ACTIVE

Kids need at least 60 minutes of moderate to vigorous physical activity each day. Help your family get moving with games, dancing, and more.