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

 

In the Know

In the Know is a three part series addressing student concerns and needs. Meetings will take place at the Albertville City Hall from 6:30-8:30pm.

  • Coping Skills for Managing Emotions- Wednesday, January 27th
  • ◦Helping Kids with Anxiety- Wednesday, February 24th
  • ◦Peer Conflict and Bullying: Thursday, March 3rd

 

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.

Important Information

Traffic at Middle School West

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 5th, 2016 - Day 1

Posted on: February 5, 2016

Good morning, it is Friday, February 5th it is a Day 1. 

There will be a lacrosse clinic hosted by Augsburg College on February 13th at Middle School West for girls in grades 5-8. The cost of the clinic is $25.00 and includes a t-shirt. 5th-6th graders will go from 8:00-10:00 and 7th-8th graders from 10:30-12:30. Registration is online at www.stmalax.com as well as at the door on the day of the event. If interested, flyers can be picked up in the main office.

Softball players, go to www.stmagirlsfastpitch.com to check out the programs that the softball association has to offer and to register.  Recreational and travel programs are available.  Registration is open through February 19. 

The Timberwolves and Lynx Basketball Academy is excited to announce an upcoming basketball clinic featuring Minnesota Lynx player - Lindsay Whalen on February 15th. This clinic is for girls and boys ages 7-14.  It will be from 1:00 until 4:00 at STMA High School.  The cost is $84.

The PE departments FIT kids of the month for January are:  5th graders Serenity D. and Ethan C.; 6th graders Ian S. and Jenna J.; 7th graders Paige D. and Joe C.; 8th graders Anna B. and Finnegan K.  Muhammad Ali once said, “Champions aren’t made in the gyms.  Champions are made from something they have deep inside them—a desire, a dream, a vision.”  These 8 students definitely have the heart and desire of a champion. They come to class ready to work hard because they want to make themselves BETTER!  They don’t complain, they don’t take it easy when no one is watching, they don’t cut corners, they continually push themselves because they want to be the BEST.  Keep up the great work!

Main lunch line has sweet chili tai chicken, the sandwich line has crispy fish nuggets.

Have a great day.

Thursday, February 4th, 2016 - Day 3

Posted on: February 4, 2016

Good morning, it is Thursday, February 4th it is a Day 3. 

Youth boys’ basketball players, come support your STMA Knights Boys Basketball Team as they take on North Branch at STMA High School tonight at 7:15.  By wearing your uniform to show support, you will receive free admission if you are with a paying adult.  There will also be an opportunity for to win prizes and/or cash by participating in the ball toss at half time.  Half of the proceeds from the toss will go to the player who can toss a small basketball closest to the Knight's eye of the mid-court logo and the other half to Hanover Food Shelf.  Go Knights.

Come on down and play book trivia every Friday morning before school in February.  You can win books of your choice, but you have to get the question right.  We will start about 8:10 and end about 8:25.  We will play in the atrium right next to the school store.  You can play only once. 

There will be a lacrosse clinic hosted by Augsburg College on February 13th at Middle School West for girls in grades 5-8. The cost of the clinic is $25.00 and includes a t-shirt. 5th-6th graders will go from 8:00-10:00 and 7th-8th graders from 10:30-12:30. Registration is online at www.stmalax.com as well as at the door on the day of the event. If interested, flyers can be picked up in the main office.

Summer baseball signups are open.  Parents can sign up their players by going to the St. Michal Youth Baseball web site.  Flyers are available in the office if you would like to pick up one.

Softball players, go to www.stmagirlsfastpitch.com to check out the programs that the softball association has to offer and to register.  Recreational and travel programs are available.  Registration is open through February 19. 

The 7th grade A team improved their record to 4-0 with a 28-21 win over East last night.  Scoring for the Knights were:  Merial O. & Kaitlyn B. with 6, Amanda R. with 5, Claire H. with 4, Rhe Z. with 3, Hannah G. & Izabel B. with 2 each.  The B team improved their record to 3-1 with an exciting 21-20 win over East.  Taylor K. had 8 points, Emma S., Olivia W., Ashlyn M., Amanda P., Ella G., Ashli H. all scored 2 points, and Dakota C. scored 1 point. Great hustle and effort by both teams

Main lunch line has Chicken Italiano, the sandwich line deli sub, PBJ, cheese stick, and crackers.

Have a great day.

Wednesday, February 3rd, 2016 - Day 2

Posted on: February 3, 2016

Good morning, it is Wednesday, February 3rd it is a Day 2. 

Attention 5th grade students:  Today you will continue taking the Reading OLPA Test.  You will be testing with your SNAP and/or assigned 7th hour teacher – and you should be in that location right now and those locations are….Steinke F115, Harrison F113, Strait G124, Neumann G127, Krupke Media Center/D137, Rattai D136, Weber D127, and Von Bank C149. 

Youth boys’ basketball players, come support your STMA Knights Boys Basketball Team as they take on North Branch at STMA High School tomorrow night at 7:15.  By wearing your uniform to show support, you will receive free admission if you are with a paying adult.  There will also be an opportunity for to win prizes and/or cash by participating in the ball toss at half time.  Half of the proceeds from the toss will go to the player who can toss a small basketball closest to the Knight's eye of the mid-court logo and the other half to Hanover Food Shelf.  Go Knights.

There will be a lacrosse clinic hosted by Augsburg College on February 13th at Middle School West for girls in grades 5-8. The cost of the clinic is $25.00 and includes a t-shirt. 5th-6th graders will go from 8:00-10:00 and 7th-8th graders from 10:30-12:30. Registration is online at www.stmalax.com as well as at the door on the day of the event. If interested, flyers can be picked up in the main office.

The 8th Grade Girls B Basketball Team suffered their first defeat of the season Tuesday night in Isanti, losing 25-18. Gracelyn R. chipped in 4 points.

7th grade girls’ basketball team is home tonight against East at 3:45.  A game is first.

Main lunch line has chicken nuggets or spicy chicken nuggets, the sandwich line has pulled barbecue pork on a hoagie bun, PBJ, cheese stick, and crackers.

Have a great day.

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