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Recent Announcements

  • STUDENT INTRAMURALS GEARING UP FOR THE NEW YEAR Attached is the announcement about Intramurals for the year. Parents must fill out a permission slip for students to participate - this will be posted soon on the GW website at (we'll also include in the Crier when it's available). Please note that one permission slip covers students for all three seasons
    Posted Sep 18, 2015, 5:39 PM by Laurie Winakur
  • BACK BY POPULAR DEMAND! ART ON THE AVENUE – SATURDAY, OCT. 3, 2015 The PTA will be hosting the popular "sand art" activity at Art on the Avenue again this year. Art on the Avenue is a multi-cultural arts festival that takes place along Mount Vernon Avenue near GWMS. The festival attracts 300+ artists, musicians and food vendors ... and up to 50,000 visitors per year. It's a great opportunity for GW families to interact with future students and the Alexandria community! WE NEED 25-30 VOLUNTEERS TO MAKE IT A SUCCESS! ... We are seeking about 10 adults to get us started. We envision 2-3 adults working alongside 3-4 students in shifts throughout the day  ARTISTIC TALENT IS NOT A PRE-REQUISITE ... This is a fun, interactive activity! There ...
    Posted Sep 18, 2015, 5:33 PM by Laurie Winakur
  • STILL TIME TO BE INCLUDED IN THE DIRECTORY The GWMS Directory is a great way to connect with other families and students. Forms went home with the first day packets and should be returned to school by 9/22. A copy is attached in case you need another. Any questions, email
    Posted Sep 18, 2015, 5:31 PM by Laurie Winakur
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