JGW Family Memo 5/5/23

Hello JGW Community,

Next week is teacher appreciation week and in this space I would like to thank all of our teachers and staff for all their hard work this year. By every metric we are making improvements to JGW and they are the backbone that work with your children everyday. THANK YOU TO ALL OUR TEACHERS AND STAFF!!!!

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!

The JGW Drama Club Presents: Roald Dahl’s Matilda the Musical!!

The show opens in just TWO WEEKS on Saturday, May 20th at Haverhill High School!! For more information, please visit JGWDrama.com

If you buy your tickets before the show, they are $8/student and adults over 65, and $10/general admission for everyone else over the age of three. Tickets will be an extra two dollars per person if you wait to buy at the door.

End of School Year Important Dates:

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

MCAS Dates

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


Have a great weekend!!

Matt Condon