Attention WMS Parents, Our students begin their half day schedule on February 1st. School hours are 8 am to noon, Monday through Friday. Please view the district website for more information on daily schedules, transportation, and food services. Students attending limited in-person instruction this week will get information and schedules today and tomorrow to bring home. Please call the school if you need more information.
Happy Friday to all! Please see the news section of our website to find the updated Athena-Weston School District Re-Opening Plan.
PLEASE NOTE DATE CORRECTION: Thank you for your interest in attending the Athena-Weston School District School Board Meeting Monday, January 11th via a GoToMeeting. To maintain online meeting security, you will need a password and you will need to identify yourself to be allowed entry. Please contact the District Office for the password prior to 4 pm on Monday, January 11th. * Please note - if you wish to address the board during the meeting please forward your comments or questions to email@example.com prior to the start of the meeting. GoToMeeting https://global.gotomeeting.com/join/614480037 Phone: 1 866 899 4679 Access Code: 614-480-037 Contact the District Office for the passcode by 4 pm on Monday, January 11, 2021: 541-566-3551
Attention WMS 6th, 7th and 8th grade families. As a reminder, your students will be able to attend four days of limited in-person instruction beginning Monday, January 11th. The bus and school times remain the same the only difference is that your child will be coming four days a week instead of two. Please notify the school if you have any questions.
ATHENA- W E S T O N S C H O O L D I S T R I C T P R E S ENT S : A CHRISTMAS CELEBRATION In the warmth of your own sleigh, follow the designated route through a winter wonderland. Start at the high school band room, then follow the path to the weight room, and finally through the woods to the elementary school to greet Santa. DECEMBER 11TH , 2020 FROM 5:00-7:00PM STUDENTS AND THEIR FAMIILIES WILL RECIEVE HOT COCOA, A CANDY CANE, A CHRISTMAS COOKIE AND A GOODIE BAG. IN ORDER TO REDUCE CONJESTION, PLEASE ARRIVE AT YOUR DESIGNATED TIME: A-F: 5:00-5:30 G-L: 5:30-6:00 M-R: 6:00-6:30 S-Z: 6:30-7:00 *PLEASE STAY IN YOUR VEHICLES TO ABIDE BY SOCIAL DISTANCING PROTOCOLS. We'll see you there!!
Umatilla County Health will be hosting drive thru school age vaccination clinics the week of December 7th at the following dates and locations. Mon. December 7th 1-6pm at Gib Olinger Elementary in Milton Freewater Tues. December 8th 1-4pm at Gib Olinger Elementary in Milton Freewater Thurs. December 10th 1-6pm at the Community Center in Hermiston Fri. December 11th 1-4pm at the Community Center in Hermiston Please note: 1. Pre-registration is required, link on the flyers 2. There will be no out of pocket costs, but insurance will be billed if they have it 3. All vaccines recommended for school age kids (grades K-12) will be available, including the flu shot
Good evening TigerScots! The high school morning zoom times are changing. These changes are reflected in the Zoom Times spreadsheet listed on the website. Morning zooms will now begin at 10:30am and 11:10am. Afternoon zoom times will not change.
Attention Weston Middle School Families: Beginning Monday, Nov 9th we will adjust our homework pick-up and drop-off hours. Mondays and Wednesdays student work may be dropped off or picked up at the Wallace street doors between 4 pm and 6 pm. On Fridays, work may be dropped off and picked up through the front office between 1 pm and 4 pm.
Attention WMS students. The WMS Parent Group would like to allow you to give a holiday present to a family member again this year. You may sign up through a Google Form that is posted in your Google Classroom. You must sign up by November 15th. Kids who have already filled out the form do not need to fill it out again.
Happy Halloween from Athena Elementary School!
There will not be drop off/pick up hours for homework packets at the Middle School today 10/23/20 due to it being a non-student day . Thank you, and have a great weekend!
Happy Fall Y'all! You know what this means? It is time once again for the Partners In Education popcorn fundraiser! The fundraiser kicks off today, October 19th and will handled a bit differently due to the pandemic. Please see the Partners In Education Facebook page for more information regarding ordering.
Josten's will be holding a zoom meeting for all current Juniors and Seniors to go over class rings (Juniors) and graduation information (Seniors). Please check your parent email and have students check their school email for information. If you did not receive a parent email please call the school to update your current email address. Again this is only for current Junios and Seniors.
Attention 7th and 8th grade parents: Thank you for your patience as we carefully phased in Limited In Person Instruction. Starting next week, your child will be able to come to school on two days. Students assigned to Monday or Wednesday this week will now come on BOTH Monday and Wednesday. Students assigned to Tuesday or Thursday this week will now come on BOTH Tuesday and Thursday. The time is still from 1pm to 3pm for 7th grade and 1:20 pm to 3:20 pm for 8th grade. Bussing assignments remain the same. Please call the school if you have questions.
Athena-Weston School District will not be conducting scheduled parent/teacher conferences as indicated on the district calendar. Parents may contact teachers to discuss students' needs by requesting a Zoom appointment, a phone call or as indicated through teacher office hours.
The Athena Elementary Garden Club has been hard at work! Check out what they've been up to!
Attention 7th and 8th grade parents: You should have gotten a call from the school about Limited In-Person Instruction beginning on Monday, Oct. 12th. If you did not get a call, please call the school to confirm your child's day. A few things to remember: 1. 7th and 8th graders will come on only ONE day next week. They will come TWO days beginning the week of October 19th. 2. Your child will come to school on their assigned day, for 7th graders from 1pm to 3pm and for 8th graders 1:20 - 3:20. 3. Your child may only ride the bus to which he or she has been assigned. 4. Students should bring their charged Chromebooks and a mask. Please call the school if you have questions or if you have not confirmed your child's transportation.
Attention WMS Families: Friday, October 9th is a Professionals Day. There will be no zooms for students on this day.
Weston Middle School Families, We have mailed out grades for 6th-8th graders. Please check for those in your mail and if you haven't received them by the end of the week, let us know.
Amazon Web Services Girls’ Tech Day is going virtual this year! We hope your students will join us on a magical and adventurous journey to explore Machine Learning, Artificial Intelligence, Coding, Virtual Reality, Robotics, and more! This complimentary event will inspire and motivate girls and young women, ages 8-24, to develop and pursue their interests in technology. Girls’ Tech Day includes: Speaker Sessions – Learn about the experiences of students and women in technology. Interactive Coding Sessions – Compose a melody, code virtual models to walk a runway, program an online robot, or build avatars using artificial intelligence. Fun with STEAM – Create magic with STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Art, & Mathematics), download the Girls’ Tech Day playlist, and much more. Activities are designed so that students can go at their own pace, and join the event as many times as they like between November 14 – 28. Our program also supports teachers and staff who want to participate with their classes, girls’ tech groups and clubs. Only parents or guardians may register participants under the age of 18. All activities require an electronic device like a computer or mobile phone with Internet connection. Registration is now open, and simple. To register, visit: http://www.cvent.com/events/aws-girls-tech-day/event-summary-bd517818d92949a99198c428f7b8a8bf.aspx . If you would like to learn more about Girls’ Tech Day, and AWS InCommunities, check out the website, https://aws.amazon.com/what-is-aws/?nc2=h_ql_le_int .