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

Recycle Your Unwanted Books

Recycle Your Unwanted Books

Get your unwanted books into the hands of another reader. Starting Wednesday, April 16th Middle School West is collecting used books for readers of all ages. You can drop off your used books in the Middle School West main office. Please join us Saturday, May 10th at West in the atrium from, 10-1 PM for our used book sale.

Spring Weather Announcements

April 17th games and practice status

Golf - meet at Vintage has been POSTPONED, NO PRACTICE

7th grade softball - CANCELLED

8th grade softball - CANCELLED

7th grade baseball - game against East has been POSTPONED to Monday (April 21st), NO PRACTICE

8th grade baseball - game against East has been POSTPONED to Monday (April 21st), NO PRACTICE

tennis - practice indoors at East

track - CANCELLED

Important Information

Parent Information Presentation
WEB Program
School Startup Information

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

Thursday, April 17, 2014 - Day 3

Posted on: April 17, 2014

Good morning, it is Thursday, April 17th.  It is a day 3.   

Students….A few things about today’s alternative schedule…and I’ll start with the one you are all waiting for…We are still having our Knights’ Honor Celebration at the end of the day!  What does this mean?

  • Classes are only 25 minutes long, but you will attend all 7 periods
  • You will need to come to class prepared… Be organized!
  • 5thGrade will go to lunch right after KORT

Middle School West is collecting used books for readers of all ages. Bring your used books to the atrium at West from 7:45-8:30 AM. For each book you bring in, you can enter your name into a drawing to win some great prizes.  West will be selling the used books May 10thfrom 10-1PM in the atrium here at West. The money from the sale of used books will be used to purchase more books for Middle School West students.

5th nd 6th raders- your activity night has been rescheduled for April 25thfrom 6-8:30 at Middle School East.

Students interested in summer driver’s education classes should stop in the office and pick up a registration flyer.  Eligible students must be 15 years of age by December 31, 2014.

There will be an important informational meeting for girls’ soccer players grades 8-11 and their parents next Tuesday at 6:30 in the Fieldstone Cafeteria.  Please do your best to attend.  For more information contact: Coach Megan Johnson meganj@stma.k12.mn.us

Attention all girls in grades 5-8.  Have you ever seen cheerleading on ESPN and thought that would be so much fun!  STMA Community Ed is expanding their competitive cheer program for next school year to have a Middle school and Varsity Team.  Team Selections are taking place the week of April 28that Middle School West.   For more information please pick up a packet from Ms. Stephens in room H203.

There is no Youth Matters after school tonight.

Energyzone of Albertville will be hosting a presentation on proper nutrition for athletes.  Keynote speaker is Angie Johnson, currently the #2 ranked cyclist in the United States.  The presentation will be held next Wednesday, April 23rdat St. Michael City Hall at 6:30 PM.

7th& 8thgrade baseball games with East have been POSTPONED to Monday.  Be ready to play a game on Monday.

Golf tonight (against Becker and Princeton has been POSTPONED, but no date has been set yet.

Practices that are cancelled:  7th nd 8thgrade baseball, track, 8thgrade softball,  and golf

Tennis team will practice indoors at East.

A decision has not been made yet about 7th grade softball.

Have a great day.

Wednesday, April 16, 2014 - Day 2

Posted on: April 16, 2014

Good morning, it is Wednesday, April 16th.  It is a day 2.   It is the 140th day of school.

Students:  Today will be Day 2 of MCA testing, and you will be completing section’s three and four of the MCA Reading Test.  When the bell rings to dismiss you from KORT you will report to your testing location with at least 2 number two pencils (non-mechanical), Non-Language Arts Homework, and a book to read for when you have finished today’s required testing.  Listen carefully…The testing location for you if you are 6thor 8th Grade student will be your 3rd period teacher, for students in 7th Grade it will be your 2nd period teacher, and students in 5th Grade will go to their 6thPeriod teacher.  Make sure you visit the restroom and get a drink of water before heading to your testing location.  Do your best.  Good luck!

5th graders running for SNAP should meet in the gym.

There is no art club tonight.

Middle School West is collecting used books for readers of all ages. We want to recycle those books collecting dust and get them into the hands of another reader. Bring your used books to the atrium at West from 7:45-8:30 AM. For each book you bring in, you can enter your name into a drawing to win some great prizes.  West will be selling the used books May 10thfrom 10-1PM in the atrium here at West. The money from the sale of used books will be used to purchase more books for Middle School West students. Let’s recycle those books and give another person a chance to read a great book.

5th and 6th graders- your activity night has been rescheduled for April 25th from 6-8:30 at Middle School East.

Students interested in summer driver’s education classes should stop in the office and pick up a registration flyer.  Eligible students must be 15 years of age by December 31, 2014.

There will be an important informational meeting for girls’ soccer players grades 8-11 and their parents next Tuesday at 6:30 in the Fieldstone Cafeteria.  Please do your best to attend.  For more information contact: Coach Megan Johnson meganj@stma.k12.mn.us

Attention all girls in grades 5-8.  Have you ever seen cheerleading on ESPN and thought that would be so much fun!  STMA Community Ed is expanding their competitive cheer program for next school year to have a Middle school and Varsity Team.  Team Selections are taking place the week of April 28that Middle School West.   For more information please pick up a packet from Ms. Stephens in room H203.

There is no Youth Matters after school tomorrow.  There will be, however, Youth Matters before school.

Energyzone of Albertville will be hosting a presentation on proper nutrition for athletes.  Keynote speaker is Angie Johnson, currently the #2 ranked cyclist in the United States.  The presentation will be held next Wednesday, April 23rdat St. Michael City Hall at 6:30 PM.

Have a great day.

Tuesday, April 15, 2014 - Day 1

Posted on: April 15, 2014

Good morning, it is Tuesday, April 15th.  It is a day 1.   

Students:  Today will be Day 1 of MCA testing, and you will be completing section’s one and two of the MCA Reading Test.  When the bell rings to dismiss you from KORT you will report to your testing location with at least 2 number two pencils (non-mechanical), Non-Language Arts Homework, and a book to read for when you have finished tomorrow’s required testing.  Listen carefully…The testing location for you if you are 6thor 8thGrade student will be your 3rd period teacher, for students in 7thGrade it will be your 2ndperiod teacher, and students in 5thGrade will go to their 6thPeriod teacher.  Make sure you visit the restroom and get a drink of water before heading to your testing location.  Do your best.  Good luck!

Just a heads up about recess today.  Kids need to have a coat or warm sweatshirt to go out for recess today.  If not they will be staying in the Cafeteria during recess, per Mr. Jennissen.  It is  28 degrees right now but with the wind feels like 16. 

Middle School West is collecting used books for readers of all ages. We want to recycle those books collecting dust and get them into the hands of another reader. Starting tomorrow.  You can bring your used books to the atrium at West from 7:45-8:30 AM. For each book you bring in, you can enter your name into a drawing to win some great prizes.  West will be selling the used books  May 10th from 10-1PM in the atrium here at West. The money from the sale of used books will be used to purchase more books for Middle School West students. Let’s recycle those books and give another person a chance to read a great book.

5th and 6th graders- your activity night has been rescheduled for April 25th from 6-8:30 at Middle School East.

Students interested in summer driver’s education classes should stop in the office and pick up a registration flyer.  Eligible students must be 15 years of age by December 31, 2014.

There will be an important informational meeting for girls’ soccer players grades 8-11 and their parents on April 22 at 6:30 in the Fieldstone Cafeteria.  Please do your best to attend.  For more information contact: Coach Megan Johnson meganj@stma.k12.mn.us

Attention all girls in grades 5-8.  Have you ever seen cheerleading on ESPN and thought that would be so much fun!  STMA Community Ed is expanding their competitive cheer program for next school year to have a Middle school and Varsity Team.  Team Selections are taking place the week of April 28that Middle School West.   For more information please pick up a packet from Ms. Stephens in room H203.

7th & 8th grade softball teams are home tonight (at East) against Buffalo at 3:45.  A games are first.

Tennis team is at Becker Field House tonight.  Bus leaves at 3:20.

Have a great day.

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