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

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.

Wright County Cares

Three major organizations unite to inform, protect, and educate our community on the dangers of addiction. Bridging the gap, connecting families with the resources they need. Click here for more information.

Important Information

5th Grade Parent Information Presentation
WEB Program
School Startup Information

6th Grade Parent Informational Meeting Video - (recorded during open house 2014)

Traffic Redesign at Middle School West

After School Student Pick-Up Directions

Parent Letter

New Traffic Pattern Map

2014-2015 School Supply Lists

School Supply Lists

USB flash drives are for sale in the Middle School West Media Center for $6.00.

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, February 27th, 2015 - Day 3

Posted on: February 27, 2015

Good morning, it is Friday, February 27th.  It is a Day 3.  It is super hero day.

Fifth graders: today you will going directly to the gym today instead of your KORT.  You will be boarding the busses for bowling once you get organized in the gym.  Fifth grade teachers attending bowling today should bring your remaining KORT teachers down to cafeteria. 

The Kidarod, a new adventure race for kids is tomorrow at Fish Lake Park in Maple Grove. There are two course options  that you can run, hike, slide, pull, and climb.  You can register at cyclehealth.org

Student council’s pie a teacher contest ends today!  If we want to see Mr. Merfeld pied at our next Knight’s Honor celebration, our collection has to total 5,000.

There will be an organizational meeting for all 7th& 8thgrade girls interested in playing school softball this spring.  The meeting will be right after school next Wednesday in the lecture hall.

There will be an organizational meeting for all 7th& 8thgrade boys interested in playing school baseball this spring.  The meeting will be right after school on March 6thin the lecture hall.

The 8th grade Blue B Team defeated East last night by a score of 45-38.  Desean P. led all scorers with 22 points.  Callan G. had 8 points and 2 three pointers.  Drew D. had 4 points.  Rashaun S. had 3 points and Karter G. had 2.  The 8th grade A team lost to East by a score of 38-31.  Jonah B. led the way with 10 points.  Aric A. was next with 8 points.  Dylan H. had 5 points.  Ethan R. had 4 points.  Jacob T. and Cole H. each had 2.  The Gold B team beat East 24-11.  Clayton K. had  13pts, Dominic G. 2pts, Tyler B. 4pts, and Alexander G. 4pts.

Today’s lunch line options:    Lines 1&2:  mandarin orange chicken with steamed rice;   Line 3: fish patty on a whole grain bun.

Have a great day.

Thursday, February 26th, 2015 - Day 2

Posted on: February 26, 2015

Good morning, it is Thursday, February 26th.  It is a Day 2.  It is duct tape day.

Fifth graders: tomorrow you will going directly to the gym instead of your KORT.  You will be boarding the busses for bowling once you get organized in the gym.

Student council’s pie a teacher contest ends tomorrow! If you want a chance to pie a teacher, bring your box tops, your money or your foodshelf donations by Friday morning.  If we want to see Mr. Merfeld pied at our next Knight’s Honor celebration, our collection has to total 5,000.

There will be an organizational meeting for all 7th& 8thgrade girls interested in playing school softball this spring.  The meeting will be right after school next Wednsday in the lecture hall.

There will be an organizational meeting for all 7th& 8thgrade boys interested in playing school baseball this spring.  The meeting will be right after school on March 6thin the lecture hall.

Today’s lunch line options:    Lines 1&2:  pasta with meat sauce   Line 3: cheese wedge pizza.

If you signed up to go on the fan bus to the state wrestling tournament today, you will be excused from class at 11:30.  Meet in the atrium and we will get you organized with your chaperone. 

The boys’ basketball Gold B team won Tuesday night on a thrilling buzzer beater by Tyler B. to defeat Buffalo 37-35.  Scoring for the Knights were Blake S. with 5 pts, Oni S. 4 pts, Dominic G. 6 pts, Tyler B. 8 pts, and Clayton K. 13 pts.

7th& 8thgrade boys’ basketball teams are home tonight against East at 3:45.  B games are first.  8thgrade Blue team plays at home tonight.

8thgrade boys’  Gold B basketball team plays at East tonight.  Bus leaves at 3:20.

Here is your treasure hunt clue for today:  Published in 2008- The books reads, "You are one of the missing." The second one says, "Beware! They're coming back to get you."

Don’t forget that tomorrow is super hero day.

Have a great day. 

Wednesday, February 25th, 2015 - Day 1

Posted on: February 25, 2015

Good morning, it is Wednesday, February 25th.  It is a Day 1.  It is pink day.

Fifth graders on Friday, you will going directly to the gym instead of your KORT.  You will be boarding the busses for bowling once you get organized in the gym.

Attention yearbook staff…THERE WILL BE A MEETING TONIGHT from 3:15-4:00.  This is the LAST day to work on your pages!

This week only! Bring in your box tops, money and canned food items to earn a chance to pie a teacher.

$.10 = a raffle ticket.  10 box tops = one raffle ticket.  One canned food item= a raffle ticket.  If we can give out 5,000 raffle tickets, someone will get a chance to pie Mr. Merfeld!

There will be an organizational meeting for all 7th& 8thgrade girls interested in playing school softball this spring.  The meeting will be right after school on March 4thin the lecture hall.

There will be an organizational meeting for all 7th& 8thgrade boys interested in playing school baseball this spring.  The meeting will be right after school on March 6thin the lecture hall.

The MATHCOUNTS Pizza Party is tonight.  If you participated in MATHCOUNTS this winter, come celebrate the end of the season and eat pizza. The party will be in Mr. Kucera’s room after school until about 4:00.

Today’s lunch line options:    Lines 1&2:  breaded chicken patty (regular or spicy) on a whole grain bun;   Line 3: hot turkey ham cheese on a whole grain bun.

If you signed up to go on the fan bus to the state wrestling tournament tomorrow, you will be excused from class at 11:30.  Meet in the atrium and we will get you organized with your chaperone.  Remember if you are a wrestler or manager, your bus will leave at 7:30 from Middle School West tomorrow.  Look for Mr. Kelley. 

Boys interested in a Spring Football Camp through STMA Football Academy should stop in the office and pick up a flyer.  Registration is open until April 5th.

The 8th grade boys basketball A team defeated Buffalo last night by a score of 49-38.  The Knights led the whole way with good defense and good shooting.  Dylan H. hit three 3 pointers.  Ethan R. had 7 points and grabbed several key rebounds.  Aric A.  scored from inside and outside and led the Knights with 14 points.  Jonah B.  also had 14 points and several steals.  Cole H. had a 3 pointer and Tyler B. hit a jumper for 2 points.   The B team won 42-40 in a back and forth game.  Desean P. had 16 points and at least 15 rebounds.  Drew D. and Jack M. each had 10 points.  Rashuan S., Joey B., and Karter G. each had 2 points. 

The 7thgrade boys basketball A team was up by two at the half, but got out scored by 19 in the 2ndhalf to lose 51-33 last night against Buffalo.  Scoring for the Knights were:  Colton C. with 13, Peyton M. with 6, Joey M. with 5, Jordan N. with 4, Noah K. & Kyle W. with 2, and Moe C. scored one point.  The 7thgrade B team was down by two at the half, but battled back late to win 31-29.  Scoring for the Knights were: Jacob P. & Gavin L. with 6, Benji O. & Gabe S. with 5, Blaine J. with 4, Dylan S. with 3, and Zach L. with 2 points. Great hustle and effort by all the players.

Don’t forget that tomorrow is duct tape day.

Have a great day.

 

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