JGW Family Memo 4/28

Hello JGW Community,

Progress Reports: will be published in School Brains today Friday April 28th at 3pm.

If you don’t know how to access your child’s progress report in School Brains click on this link:


This will take parents to Haverhill Public School Community Portal.

Once there, you will need to enter your student’s login name and password.  At that point you will be able to access your student’s information by clicking on the student’s name.  There is also a video to show parents how to access the information. if they need it.

Message from our PTO about TEACHER APPRECIATION WEEK May 8th-12th

See fliers:  FB Teacher Appreciation Week announcement (1).jpg

Teacher Appreciation Week Letter to Families 2023.pdf

MCAS Dates

5th and 6th grade Math- Monday 5/1 and Tuesday 5/2

7th and 8th grade Math- Wednesday 5/3 and Thursday 5/4

5th and 8th grade Science Monday 5/8 and Tuesday 5/9

National Junior Honor Society: A reminder that all National Honor Society applications are due Monday May 1st

8th Grade Washington DC Trip Mandatory Meeting

Tuesday May 9th, 6pm JGW cafeteria

Time is flying by and we are getting that much closer to our Washington DC trip!  We will be having a Mandatory Meeting for Students and Parents/Guardians on Tuesday May 9th, at 6pm here in the JGW Cafe.  The meeting will go over the final itinerary, trip expectations, and necessary medical information.

Students will have a meeting on Friday, May 5th, during the last period of the day in order to go over packing information, expectations, and to get a head start on some of the medical information being sent home.  Please be on the lookout for this information!

End of School Year Important Dates:

JGW Trivia Night: Postponed until next school year. If you gave a donation and would like to use it for another event we could use for our end of year activities or if you would like your donation returned please reach out to Ms. Hamel at mariclare.hamel@haverhill-ps.org

National Junior Honor Society Induction Ceremony: Thursday June 8th- 6pm

JGW Sport Banquet: Thursday June 15th- 6pm

  • Sports Banquet invites all scholar athletes that participated on the X-Country Team, Soccer, Cheerleading, Basketball, Volleyball, and Track and Field for a night to celebrate their accomplishments.
  • Please fill out this google form if you and your scholar-athlete are going to attend the sports banquet: https://forms.gle/ngLw8THRszhm5p166

JGW Field Day: Tuesday June 20th- During School Day

8th Grade Moving On Ceremony/ Dance: Thursday June 22nd-Ceremony 6pm and Dance 7pm-9pm

End of Year Behavior Agreement: 

At JGW we have high expectations for our scholars. Those expectations are exemplified by our core values of Success, Teamwork, Accountability, and Respect (STAR).

As the end of the year approaches, we have a variety of exciting events planned for our scholars both on and off campus.  These include, but are not limited to:  field day, dances, and/or field trips.

In order to participate in end of year events students must follow our STAR values and the rules and regulations outlined in the HPS Student Handbook during the school day.  This also includes appropriate use of technology and communication apps.

Beginning on May 1, 2023 and going through the last day of school, June 23, 2023, any student who receives two (2) or more office detentions or is suspended, will NOT be allowed to participate in any end-of-year activities or events.  Students may also be removed from individual or multiple end-of-year events at the discretion of the school administration.

8th Grade Yearbook Orders: Flier: 

Deadline is May 19th

Price: $12.31

Website: treering.com/1016547954231413

See flier: John G Whittier.pdf

HPS Wellness Event at Hunking Tuesday May 2nd- Flier

Calling all sports fans and families and those who want to hear a powerful true story by a former NBA Celtics player about his road to recovery. Chris Herren, will present at Hunking school on Tuesday, May 2nd from 6-8pm on substance abuse. Free event! Raffle Baskets! Counselors and Community organizations are available for resources following the event! Every participant will receive a ticket to be entered in a drawing just for waking through the door.

Spanish Chris Herren Flyer 2023.pdf

Chris Herren Flyer 2023.pdf

Portuguese Chris Herren Flyer 2023.pdf

8th Grade Haverhill High School- Swim Opt-Out Information

See flier: HHS Swim Opt-Out Flyer 2023-2024 (2) (1).pdf

Have a great weekend!

Matt Condon