Welcome New Grizzlies!

We are excited to welcome you to West Briar Middle School, home of the Grizzlies.  Below are some helpful links and answers to frequently asked questions. We look forward to seeing you when the doors open in August!

FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS

 

My family is new to the neighborhood. How do we enroll at WBMS?

Click here for enrollment and registration forms Or, contact the Front Office directly at 281-368-2140. WBMS hosts registration days for new students in August. Check the WBMS website for details on the August registration dates.

 

Where do I get information on WB Athletics, electives, GT or Advanced placement classes?

Check the WBMS website under academics and athletics for more information.  The Registrar's Office will have the latest information on course selections for each grade. This year, incoming 6th grade students & current students had the opportunity to sign up for electives on line.

  • GT & PRE-AP Classes - Are available to students. Several 8th grade classes can even count towards high school credit. 

  • Electives - Students can choose from Band, Orchestra, Theater, Choir, Art, Computer Technology & Dance. Click here for more information on Fine Arts at WBMS.

  • Athletics - Football, baseball, track, tennis, swimming, soccer, softball, volleyball, wrestling and many club sports

Is there a student orientation for new students?

Traditionally in August, WBMS hosts grade level "Cub Camps" and Parent Informational Meetings. The dates for these events will be announced over the summer. Please check the school website or sign up to receive the PTO "Weekly E-Blast" for the latest school communications. 

 

Do the students wear uniforms and where do we get them?

Yes, each grade has a designated uniform shirt color. WBMS uniform shirts must be work with khaki pants, shorts, or skirts per the school stated uniform guidelines. Spirit Shirts may be work on Fridays only, and may be work with jeans - no holes, rips, or tears are allowed. Uniforms and Spirit Shirts are purchased through the PTO School Store. Click here for the School Store.

 

Where do we get supplies for the 2021-2022 school year?

The PTO works directly with teachers on grade level school supply boxes. Order online through SchoolToolBox and school supplies will be delivered directly to your house. Each box is also customizable - you can change quantities or remove items you don't need.

 

How can parents get involved with WBMS?

That's easy... Join the PTO and volunteer!

  • The PTO has many different programs and activities throughout the year. There is something for everyone - whether you have a few hours a week or a few hours a year. PTO membership is $15 per family. Click here to join. Check out tabs in the About section for more information about the PTO and resources it provides WBMS.

  • Anyone interested in volunteering in the school must be VIPS approved at the start of each academic year. Click here to become VIPS approved. ​

 

Save the date ... The first general meeting for all PTO Families will be announced in August. 

How will COVID impact the 2021-2022 school year?

There are many questions about the impact of COVID on 2021-2022 school year. Below are just a few:

  • What is the drop off and pick up process?

  • Will my child still be expected to wear a mask and be socially distant

  • Will sports be impacted again this year?

  • Will students continue to use the HUB and Microsoft Teams? 

  • What about school issued technology?

  • What immunizations are required for students?

HISD will continue to monitor COVID and work with local officials to determine the best plan for the upcoming school year. Answers to these questions and many others will be available closer to the start of the next academic year. Please follow WBMS & and the PTO (see communications options below) to for the latest news and updates.

 

Middle school is a busy time for kids, how do parents stay "in the know" or up to date on School & PTO communications?

 

WBMS PTO

  • Email: westbriarpto@gmail.com

  • Website: westbriarpto.com

    • ​Click here to receive the Weekly E-Blast

  • FaceBook: westbriarpto

  • Twitter: @wbmspto

  • Instagram: wbmspto

WEST BRIAR MIDDLE SCHOOL

  • Website: Houstonisd.org/westbriar

    • Sign up for the principal's weekly email​

  • Twitter: @WestBriarMS

  • Instagram: westbriarms

 

Looking for the perfect 5th grade graduation gift or want to get your child in the school spirit? 

We have the perfect spirit items.... schoolstorewbms@gmail.com

  • Yard Sign - Show your neighbors your school spirit.

  • Spirit Shirts - Pre-Order the 2021 design or ask about availability of the 2020 design as well

  • WBMS Lanyards

IMPORTANT LINKS: Click each item below 

Campus Map

2021-2022 Academic Calendar

 

SCHOOL ADDRESS

13733 Brimhurst Dr.

Houston, TX  77077

Office: 281-368-2140

Fax: 281-368-2194