Weekly Family Message

The family messages is sent out weekly to update the community on important events, dates, and happenings at Walton Middle School. 

This Week's Message

WMS Family Message 05/11/24

Please note that the Family Message will be released three more times this year around May 24, June 3, and June 10. 


Thank you families for the awesome donations of gift cards and food for our luncheon for Teacher Appreciation Week! You truly made our entire staff feel the love. We appreciate your partnership and your show of gratitude!


WMS Students Compete in National History Day Competition-NBC29

In case you missed it, NBC29 did a great story on our State National History Day competitors. Check it the link above to check it out!


ACPR Summer Camps

The Albemarle County Parks and Recreation Department will be sponsoring the Summer Recreation Camp at seven locations. This program is for children ages six to thirteen. The program consists of organized recreational activities, sports, games, contests, arts & crafts, and special events. This program is run in coordination with summer school.

  • Child must turn six by November 30, 2024. (No Exceptions, this is a daycare license requirement)
  • This program is open to all children in the age group.
  • You do not have to attend summer school to attend the Summer Recreation Camp.
  • Maximum of 100 participants for each location.
  • All locations will be CLOSED on Thursday, July 4th and Friday, July 5th


*Cost of camp is a one-time fee ($225), whether you attend one day, one week, or all 4 weeks,which includes field trips to Albemarle County Lakes for swimming.


High School Musical at Monticello High School-May 9-12!

Tickets are now on sale for High School Musical! By the MoHS Drama Department. The show runs May 9-12. They can be purchased online as late as the start of each show from our new Monticello Drama website (just scroll down):



Tickets can also be purchased with cash or a check at the door. If you don't have cash/check at the door, that is not a problem because you can purchase a ticket with a credit card at the ticket booth by going to our website above.


MoHS Cheer Tryouts-May 20-24

Tryouts for Monticello High School Cheer are coming up! Practices for tryouts will occur 

May 20-23 from 4:00-6:30 in the Auxiliary Gym. Come dressed in athletic wear (no tank tops) with signed permission slip and current VHSL form.


Tryouts are Friday, May 24th from 4:00 until finished in the Auxiliary Gym. Wear black, gold, and white athletic attire.


Monticello Youth Football Camp-July 13 from 9:00-11:00 a.m. 

Register at www.monticellomustangsyouthsports.com under the Camp tab. 


Summer Reading List 2024

Check out the WMS Summer Reading list at the link above!


Free Physicals at RHES-May 28 from 4:00-6:00 p.m. 

The Blue Ridge Health District is providing free physicals, including VHSL sports physicals, on May 28 from 4:00-6:00 p.m. Click the link above for more information. 


Vaccination Clinics-May 31, 8:30-11:30 a.m.

(Dari/Pashto Click Here)

Join the Charlottesville/Albemarle Health Department for a free vaccination clinic on May 31 from 8:30-11:30 a.m. at the Health Department Offices on Rose Hill Drive. Click above for more information. 


Attention Scottsville Elementary Alumni-Help Celebrate Nurse Fewell

Nurse Viv Fewell, who has been with Scottsville Elementary School for 25 years is retiring! All staff and families-current and former- are encouraged to write letters and cards to Viv Fewell. We will collect them in the front office of Scottsville Elementary over the next month and plan to give them to her on the last day…. This way she can read about how loved she is as she starts her retirement.


Mail letters to :

Nurse Fewell’s Retirement

C/O  Scottsville Elementary School

7868 Scottsville Rd,

Scottsville, VA 24590


Attention 8th Graders-Fresh Start Orientation at MoHS is August 8 and 9

Monticello High School is excited to host Fresh Start on August 8th and 9th. Linked below is the Fresh Start invitation letter, as well as a link to the sign-up.  

Fresh Start Invitation Letter

Fresh Start Registration Form


Walton Will Celebrate 50 Years in 2024!

Fall of 2024 will mark the 50th Anniversary of Leslie H. Walton Middle School. We are looking to form a committee to celebrate this milestone and to bring our school community (past, present and future) together! If you are interested in serving on a WMS 50th Anniversary Committee please complete this short form: WMS 50th Anniversary Planning Committee 

Feel free to share this with members of our community who might be interested in serving as well. 


2023-2024 WMS Blue Gold Rotation Calendar

8th Grade Celebration Dates and Information 2024 


This Coming Week

Monday, May 13-GOLD DAY

Tuesday, May 14-BLUE DAY 

Wednesday, May 15-GOLD DAY

Thursday, May 16-BLUE DAY

Friday, May 17-GOLD DAY


Coming Up

May 21-Math SOL Test (WMS SOL Testing Schedule

May 23-Science SOL Test (Short SOL Bell Schedule)

May 27-Memorial Day-No School 

May 31-8th Grade Dance-6:00-8:00 p.m. 

June 5-8th Grade Awards at 3:30 p.m. 

June 6-8th Grade Celebration Walkthrough 6:00-7:00 p.m 

June 7-Field Day (Students Dismissal at 1:05 p.m.)