Middle School West
SCHOOL HOURS
Begins - 8:45am • Dismissal - 3:30pm

Welcome Back GMSW Lions! | First Day: Wed., Aug. 19, 2013

We hope you are having a wonderful summer! With great anticipation we are looking forward to, as well as preparing for, the upcoming school year and your arrival. GMSW administrators and counselors will resume a traditional office schedule Mon., Aug. 5, 2013.

Special Note: GMSW Gr. 6 Open House is Aug. 15 from 6:30-7:30 p.m. | All incoming seventh graders are required to have the Tdap (tetanus, diphtheria and pertussis) booster vaccination.Visit the GJPS Student Health Resource homepage for more information.

GMSW 2013 Fall Schedule Pick-up Day

Aug. 12, 2013- 3:30 to 7:00 p.m. - Last names beginning with A-M

Aug. 13, 2013- 3:30 to 7:00 p.m. - Last names beginning with N-Z 

2013-14 GMSW Back-to-School Forms/Information:  If you are unable to print these forms, please call 614-269-4845.

GJPS General Forms/Information:

Registration for Current Gahanna-Jefferson Students
Are you currently a Gahanna-Jefferson family with a returning student or students? Welcome back! Your child’s 2012-2013 enrollment will continue for the 2013-2014 school year. There is no need to re-enroll, with the exception of a sibling attending Gahanna-Jefferson for the first time.

Click HERE for additional information and 2013-2014 Gahanna-Jefferson Back-to-School resources. 

New to Gahanna-Jefferson Schools This Year?
Welcome to the home of the Golden Lions! Coming July 24, 2013, is a fast, easy, and eco-friendly online K-12 enrollment process for families NEW to Gahanna-Jefferson Public Schools. This new three-step process provides families an opportunity to review and submit much of the required information in advance, without having to complete multiple forms by hand – regardless of family size.

Click HERE to learn more about the Welcome Center at Clark Hall and to begin the 2013-2014 enrollment process.

Additional Resource Links:

G-J Attendance Zone 
Is your home within Gahanna-Jefferson’s attendance zone? Find out with TransFinder-I™, our Web-based school bus routing tool, available 24/7.

School Bus Schedules
Available Aug. 5
on the GJPS Transportation home page.

Instructional Fees
...to defray the cost of consumable classroom supplies, is $35 per child. Pay online after Aug. 6 >> Home Access Center

Safe Routes to School
The Safe Routes to School program is a sustained effort to improve the health and well-being of children by enabling and encouraging walking or bicycling to school. It also includes upgrades to many area sidewalks.

K&K Insurance Group
Optional student accident insurance, call 1-855-742-3135 or by clicking HERE.

Pre-K Early Learning Program
GJPS, in collaboration with the Educational Service Center of Central Ohio, is proud to provide Early Learning, a comprehensive special-needs preschool program for children between the ages of 3-5. >>More...

HR Imaging™
School Pictures
HR Imagingwill be on hand at the middle and high-school registration events for student ID portraits. Watch your mail for a information packet and form to bring to orientation. Elementary students are scheduled for later in the school year.
   

GJPS K-12 Academics | State Assessment & Testing | Ohio Common Core | Ohio 3rd-Grade Reading Guarantee
   
GJPS Office of Pupil Services: Guidance | Health Services | English Language Learners (ELL)

GJPS K-12 Gifted Education | K-12 services: identification, focused learning, accelerated course options, and  post-secondary placement.

GJPS K-12 Special EducationParent Mentor & Support Program | Itinerant Services | Psychology | Speech/Language Pathology | Child Find Campaign: If you know of a child with a disability, or have a child suspected of having a disability...

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2013-14 GAHANNA-JEFFERSON BOOSTERS FORMS:

*Breakfast is currently available at Chapelfield ES, Goshen Lane ES, Jefferson ES, Lincoln ES, Royal Manor ES, GMSS, GMSW, and GLHS.      

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