Middle School West

Welcome to the Middle School West!

Welcome to St. Michael-Albertville Middle School West. We are excited to work with great students and families every day in our schools and wonderful community. We continue to strive for excellence in every aspect of your child’s education. We are excited to share our extraordinary accomplishments throughout this school year. Thank you for partnering with us to provide a world class education.

11343 50th Street NE, Albertville, MN 55301

Phone: (763) 497-4524
Fax: (763) 497-6566

James Behle - Superintendent
Andrew Merfeld - Principal
Lynn Jennissen - Assistant Principal

 

Incoming 5th Grade Parent Meeting

Thursday, May 5th at 6:30 in the Cafeteria

Please note the change in location.

Minnesota Department of Education Recognizes West!

St. Michael-Albertville Middle School was awarded Minnesota's 2014 Sustaining Exemplar Scbools for Positive Behavioral Interventions and Support (PBIS) for the second year.

The award is for leadership in supporting positive student behavior, improving school climate and creating respectful learning environments that lead to increased student achievement.

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Excess Student Accident Insurance Coverage

STMA school district does not provide medical coverage for school related injuries due to an accident or for out of pocket expenses from family health insurance coverage. This accident insurance coverage is provided through Sentry Insurance Company as an option for parents/guardians to purchase.

Parents can sign their children up for excess student accident insurance coverage for covered injuries related to school accidents. Several options are available including school time accident coverage, 24 hour coverage, football coverage and dental coverage. The cost of the premium paid by parents/guardians is based upon the coverage and benefit level. Use this link for insurance plan coverage details and an insurance agent for questions. http://goo.gl/qhWpE.

School News

Friday, May 6th, 2016 - Day 3

Posted on: May 6, 2016

Good morning, it is Friday, May 6th, it is a Day 3. 

Students, remember today is a SNAP day.

WEB Leaders who a part of the snack wagon committee, please come down to Mrs. Kelly’s room during the first five minutes of snap.

The Knights R' Us, which is the school store, will be coming to your school to sell Knights apparel next Wednesday and Thursday during lunches. Products range from $5 to $30. Flyers will be hung up around school to check out products that you can buy.

Tryouts for the Middle School Competitive Cheer Team are tonight at MSE. 

There will be an informational meeting next Wednesday after school in the lecture hall for all 8th grade boys interested in playing high school soccer next fall. 

Fifth grade boys interested in tackle football should pick up a flyer in the office.

Main lunch line has General TSO’s chicken , sandwich line has crispy fish nuggets.

The 8th grade softball teams lost a couple of tough ones to Monticello Thursday.  The B team lost 10-5and the A team also lost. 

The 8th grade West A baseball team dropped a second game this week to a good hitting East team Thursday night 10 - 2.  Iain H., Dylan B., Mo C., Jordan K., and Matthew S. all had hits for the Knights.  The offense just couldn’t put together a string of hits to score runs.   The Knights record on the year is now 7 – 2.

The Knights boy’s tennis team defeated Buffalo Thursday night by winning 10 sets to 6!  Let’s keep this win string going!  We “got this”!

West track and field athletes had a great second meet of the year Thursday night in St. Francis. The 7th grade girls finished second as a team with many first place finishes.  Winning their events wereAvery K.(discus), Gabby M.(100 hurdles), Janie A.(high jump), Amanda R.(long jump), and the sprint medley team.The 8th grade girls team finished first with individual wins by Karly M.(100 hurdles, long jump, and 100 dash), Maddie J.(200), Jilliann T.(800), Anna B.(1600m), Tatum B.(triple jump), and Kallie L.(200).  7th grade boys were paced by Dominic P.(100) and Sam S.(high jump).The 8th grade boys team included a first place finish by Benji O.(100) and second place finishes by Teagan K.(Shotput) and Alex  M.(800 and 1600).

Collin Powell once said, "A dream doesn't become reality through magic; it takes sweat, determination and hard work."  These students have proved to be some of the hardest workers at MSW time and time again, we are lucky to have these leaders among us....CONGRATS to our April FIT kids of the month.  The April FIT kids of the month:  5th graders Gabby V.and Owen V., 6th graders Emma C.and Owen B., 7th graders Megan H.and Charlie J., 8th graders Erin J.and Wyatt L.

Have a great day.

 

Thursday, May 5th, 2016 - Day 2

Posted on: May 5, 2016

Good morning, it is Thursday, May 5th, it is a Day 2. 

Any fifth grader who did not receive a permission form for next week’s field trip to Ney Park, please come to Mrs. Neumann’s room to pick one up.

Students, please remember to bring your headphones/earbuds along with you when you are testing this week.

Students, remember that due to MCA Math and Science testing, SNAP will be tomorrow this week and next Friday.

The Knights R' Us, which is the school store, will be coming to your school to sell Knights apparel May 11th and 12th during lunches. Products range from $5 to $30. Flyers will be hung up around school to check out products that you can buy.

Attention all 5-7th grade middle school girls interested in being part of the Middle School Competitive Cheer Team next school year  Tryouts are this week!  A clinic to learn the material will take place tonight from 6-7:30pm at the Primary.   Tryouts will be tomorrow at MSE.  If you still need an informational packet you can pick one up from Ms. Stephens in Room H203.

There will be an informational meeting next Wednesday after school in the lecture hall for all 8th grade boys interested in playing high school soccer next fall. 

Fifth grade boys interested in tackle football should pick up a flyer in the office.

7th grade softball teams remain remains undefeated as they won two games against Buffalo on Tuesday night. The A team defeated Buffalo 15-4. The B team also played a great game last night to win 15-5. All the ladies did some great base running.  Great job ladies last night

The 8th Grade West A team dropped a tough one to Monticello last night 13 – 1.  Having hits for the Knights were Boston M,, Dylan B,, Sam D,, and Easton K.  The B team played well and picked up a nice win over Monticello 9 - 4.  Dylan S, had two hits and a couple RBI’s to help lead the Knights.  Lance A, had an inside the park home run while Charlie J, and Hunter C, also had hits for the Knights.  Grady S, and Blaine J, took the mound and helped take the victory for the team.

8th grade baseball team is at East tonight.  Bus leaves at 3:20.  A and B games played at the same time.

7th grade baseball team is home tonight against East at 3:45.  A and B games played at the same time.

Track team is at St. Francis High School tonight against St. Francis and Cambridge-Isanti.  Busses leave at 3:20.

Boys’ tennis team is at Buffalo Middle School tonight.  Bus leaves at 3:20.

7th & 8th grade softball teams are at Monticello High School tonight.  Bus leaves at 3:20.

Main lunch line has Italian spaghetti , sandwich line has deli sub, PBJ, cheese stick, and crackers.

Attention 5th grade students:  Today after KORT you will be taking the MCA Mathematics Test.  You will be testing with your SNAP and/or assigned 7th hour teacher.  After KORT remember to leave your phone or electronic device in your locker and bring a book to read, your earbuds or headphones and a pencil to the following testing locations.   Steinke F115, Harrison F113, Strait G124, Neumann G127, Krupke Media Center/D137, Rattai D136, Weber D127, Von Bank C149.

Have a great day.

Wednesday, may 4th, 2016 - Day 1

Posted on: May 4, 2016

Good morning, it is Wednesday, May 4th, it is a Day 1.  It is the 150th day of school.

Any fifth grader who did not receive a permission form for next week’s field trip to Ney Park, please come to Mrs. Neumann’s room to pick one up.

Students, please remember to bring your headphones/earbuds along with you when you are testing this week.

Students, remember that due to MCA Math and Science testing, SNAP will be on Friday this week and next.

The Knights R' Us, which is the school store,  will be coming to your school to sell Knights apparel May 11th and 12th during lunches. Products range from $5 to $30. Flyers will be hung up around school to check out products that you can buy.

Attention all 5-7th grade middle school girls interested in being part of the Middle School Competitive Cheer Team next school year  Tryouts are this week!  Clinics to learn the material will take place tomorrow night from 6-7:30pm at the Primary.   Tryouts will be on Friday at MSE.  If you still need an informational packet you can pick one up from Ms. Stephens in Room H203.

There will be an informational meeting May 11th after school in the lecture hall for all 8th grade boys interested in playing high school soccer next fall. 

Fifth grade boys interested in tackle football should pick up a flyer in the office.

The 7th Grade A Baseball team beat East Tuesday night 10-5. Jack D. pitched four scoreless innings striking out four East batters. He also had three hits in the game including a triple. Jacob D., Chase B., Eric F. and Noah W. all reached base three times in the game. The B team beat East by a score of 11-5. Max S. pitched two strong innings and also had a double. Zach T., Chris W., Adam H.and Zach M. all reached base safely three times in the game and scored runs.

The 8th grade A softball team beat Buffalo yesterday 4-3, coming from behind to win.  Ella G. had a key hit for the Knights. The B team lost.

The 8th Grade West A Baseball team defeated Buffalo last night 11-4.  Pitching for the Knights and only giving up only four hits were Dylan B. and Collin B..  With stellar defense behind them, the two also had five strike outs combined.  The Knights put up four runs in the first and third innings with six hits.  Easton K., Dylan B., Iain H., Jordan K., and Boston M. all had hits.  The B team lost a tough one 6 - 5.  West laced out six hits including RBI’s by four different boys.  Cole P., Dylan S., and Grady S. had hits for the Knights.  The Knights played very solid defense and pitched very effectively.

7th grade baseball team is home tonight against Monticello at 3:30.  Dismissal from class is at 3:00.  A and B games played at the same time.

8th grade baseball team is at Monticello High School tonight.  Dismissal from class is at 2:35.  A and B games played at the same time.

Main lunch line has chicken nuggets and spicy chicken nuggets, sandwich line has  pulled BBQ pork on a hoagie bun.

Attention 6th grade students:  Today after KORT you will be taking the MCA Mathematics Test.  You will be testing with your SNAP and/or assigned 7th hour teacher.  After KORT remember to leave your phone or electronic device in your locker and bring a book to read, your earbuds or headphones and a pencil to the following testing locations.   Hedlund F115, Lefebvre F113, Erdman G124, Peterson G127, J. Johnson Media Center D137, Schultz D136, D. Johnson D127, Kieffer C149.

Have a great day.

 

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