November 20th
Our Title 1 Family Game Night event was a great success Monday night! Mrs. Hicks and Mrs Field would not have been able to do this without help from a good team. We'd like to thank the following people who helped us: Kathleen Charleston, Myana johnson, DJ Maclin, Connor Pholips, Mya Negron, Nathan Pollard, Alana Murray, Abigail Jablonski, Kimauri Sims, Kianah King, Ms. Shimer, Mrs. Bieker, and our awesome custodians. We appreciate all of your tremendous help!

Don't forget to stop by the Braves Branch student credit union today to open an account or make a deposit. All you need is $1 and your I.D.

Tomorrow Ballet Folklorico practice has been rescheduled for Monday, Nov 25. If you missed the callout meeting, stop by Monday to find out more information. Practice will be from 2:45 - 4:00 and is open to EVERYONE at Willowcreek.

November 18th
Attention Students and Staff. The Willowcreek Annual Coat Drive is ON! Now through Nov. 27th, Bring your gently used coats to SHARE THE WARMTH with those in our community. Our goal is 200 coats. You can drop your coats off at wither end of Jungle Hall, or the Main Office entryway. Please help us to help others warm up to Willowcreek.

Hey students, would you like to print something in the new 3D printer in the media center? Well, now you have a chance.
Just bring in your change for the Money for Meals coin war and you will be entered into a raffle to make a 3D print!
That's right, EVERY student who brings in change (or dollars to sabotage another team) will get a raffle ticket. Winners will be pulled and those lucky students will get a chance to make something in the 3D printer!
Remember, we are trying to provide Thanksgiving meals for 12 needy families!

Have you opened your savings account yet? The Braves Branch Credit Union will be open Wednesday. All you need to open a savings account is $1.00 and your student I.D. See Mrs. Lynch if you would like more information.

Your spell bowl team traveled to Purdue West Lafayette this weekend to compete at State Finals. They left with their heads held high with a score of forty-two words correct, including challenging terms like zona pellucida and xeroderma pigmentosum. Leading the team were Olivia McKee with eight words correct, and Alannah Sweeney with a perfect score of nine.

A reminder to all students that only athletic teams are allowed in the locker room and locker room area after school. If you are not on a team, you are not to be in the locker room area.

Another reminder to 6th graders. If you are not on an athletic team or picking up your instrument at the end of the day you are not allowed past Chall. Please exit the building out of A hall or C hall if you are a bus rider and if you are a car rider please exit through door A
The Willowcreek wrestling team continued its winning ways by taking home the first place trophy on Saturday at Pierce Super Dual Championship. This is the first time that the Braves have ever paced first in this tournament. Undefeated champion wrestlers were:

Cooper Wilkins
Cameron Woods
Xander Bohling
Kaiden English
Lashawn Tolbert
E’Shawn Tolbert
Owen Bunton
Jacob Jones
Jessie Zartuche
Ethan Salinas
Everett McClelland
Kamden Self
Alyssa Keller
Nathalia Palmer
Ronald Jackson and Hollis Briner were also undefeated champion wrestlers at Saturday’s superdual. Coach
Atherton is extremely proud of their achievement!

The Braves will take on crosstown rival Fegely tonight at Portage High School at 5:00 P.M. Come out and support this gritty team! Cost of entrance is once boxed food item. Collections will be donated to the Portage Food Pantry.

November 13th
The 7th Grade Boys' Basketball Team defeated Whiting last night 53-17. They showed that there are many good things to come on both offense and defense. Their next game is today at Lake Station.
Hello classmates, as you know turkey day is on its way. Sometimes people need some help and that is why student council is hosting Money for Meals TvT 2019. What is T v T-team versus team. That's wright, it's a contest to see which team collects the most money. Ut starts November 13th and runs through the 20th. The purpose is to bring COINS for YOUR team. If you bring dollar bills, you can put them in another team's jar and decrease their total. Just a little friendly competition to help bring a little holiday joy to needy families. Student Council members will be in the cafeteria to collect your coins...and maybe dollars

Willowcreek Family
You would't let a family members get cold, would you? The Annual Willowcreek Coat Drive is NOW through Nov. 27. You can donate your old coats in Jungle Hall, or the Main Office, just look for the bins labeled COAT DRIVE!! SHARE THE WARMTH!

Monday November 18, 2019 support the Portage Wrestling Fundraiser at Portage Five Guys. Come stop by the Portage store and help support and help support the Portage Wrestling Team. 20% of the sales as well as $1 per milkshake purchase will be donated back.

November 11th
Art Club
Calling all creative students! Art Club starts tomorrow (Tuesday) after school in Mrs Arnold's room (G17) until 4:15 Excited to see you there!

The Willowcreek wrestling team began its season on Saturday with a first place finish at the Fegely Superduals Championship. Winning wresters were:

Cooper Wilkins
Cameron Woods
Xander Bohling
Kaiden English
Leshown Tolbert
E’Shawn Tolbert
Ronnie Jackson
Alyssa Keller
Kaylee Bunton
Owen Bunton
Isiaiah Wilson
Eli Bonilla
Jacob Jones
Ethan Salinas
Jaime Serrano
Christian Dudley
Bradley Ristau
Sean Kawicki
Hollis Briner
Richard Vega
Nathalia “The Punisher” Palmer
Everett McClelland
Mason Conrad
JaTwann Henderson
Felix Yzaguirre
Eric Bohl
Kamden Self
Anthony Alaniz

The Braves take on Crown Point Taft tonight. Way to go, and keep up the good work!

November 8th
Don't let people freeze! Bring a coat, won't you please?
Willowcreek Middle School is holding its 78th Annual Coat Drive
for those in need. New or Old; Big or Small; Bring them all! The
Coat Drive runs NOV. 7- Nov. 27 Bring your coats to the bins located
at either end of Jungle Hall, or the Main Office. Share the warmth this
winter, donate a coat.

Wear Red White and Blue in honor of Veterans Day.

Calling all creative students! Art Club starts Tuesday Nov. 12th after school in Ms. Arnold's room (G17) until 4:15 See you there!