George Waters School Online
George Waters School: 190 Ferry Road, Winnipeg, MB R3J 1V7 | Tel: 204-888-4898 | Fax: 204-832-7657 | Email: georgewaters@sjsd.net
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GW front angled.jpgWelcome to George Waters Middle School Online!
George Waters School  is a middle years (6-8) school in Winnipeg, Manitoba. View a map showing our location. Use the School Locator to find your catchment area.

We are the Academy of Science & Technology.George Waters has approximately 341 students and 30 teaching staff members and 11 support staff members. We enjoy the benefits of a small school environment, where teachers know all of the students and students know all of the teachers, yet George Waters Middle School is large enough to offer a variety of academic and co-curricular programs. Teachers work co-operatively in grade level pods to ensure the best opportunities for our students.

George Waters Middle School offers a full range of academic programs to meet the needs of our students. Beyond a rich academic program, GWMS offers an extensive co-curricular program, outdoor education camps that foster teamwork and 'connectedness', active student participation and student leadership opportunities, a house system (GWMS sharks) that promotes team spirit, JAWS time (bi-weekly Team Advisory Program sessions), dedicated resource and Guidance personnel for student support, and active Parent Council, and access to a full service cafeteria and lunch program.  Monthly C.A.R.E. (Celebrating and Recognizing Excellence) Assemblies are held to celebrate student successes.  

George Waters Middle School has key programs to help engage al students in their learning: 1:1 school with iPad minis for all students, Destination Imagination, PDHS (Program for Deaf and Hard of Hearing Students), Hockey Academy, Arts Education (Art, Band, Choral, Computer Art, Practical Arts (Home Economics, Woodworking, Electronics), and Enrichment Education. GWMS and the SJASD are leaders in technology with SmartBoards in teaching and learning area, a full computer lab with iMac Desktops, a high speed and secure wireless network throughout the school, all staff and students have access to iPads.

Mission Statement
George Waters Middle School is devoted to academic excellence, respect for individual rights and differences as well as to the development of individual strengths.


CONNECT WITH GEORGE WATERS MIDDLE SCHOOL
This website is ok but... if you really want to learn about GWMS visit our and sign up for updates on our:
  • BLOG, follow our
  • school calendar
  • follow us on Instagram (@gwmswp)
  • follow Mr. Mead (Principal) on Twitter (@andrewmead73):
  • find GWMS on FaceBook
  • sign up to recieve text message/email updates that come directly to your mobile phone about our school by sending a text to 204-800-2782 with the message 'gwmsa'.This is done through an app called Remind 101.
  • Sign up to Mr. Mead's Showbie account. Mr. Mead, from time to time, will send out challenging open ended questions of current topics just to get an idea of what our students think. These are great things to work on with your child if there is no homework on a particular day.To learn more about this click here.
  • Find staff email addresses and websites here.
Read this blogpost to find out about the different ways to stay connected with George Waters Middle School.

Click here to see updated photos and movies that show what is happening at George Waters Middle School.

GEORGE WATERS ON INSTAGRAM

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George Waters Middle School Band Website



Manitoba Education Parent Friendly Report Card

Manitoba Education has introduced a provincial report card mandated for school division use beginning in the 2013/2014 school year. The report card has been developed based on feedback from a field trial and through extensive consultations, in order to meet the goal of providing clear, consistent information for parents based on a coherent framework for assessment, grading, and reporting. The report card and the supporting framework on which it is based will help to enhance the quality of education in Manitoba and to build strong partnerships amongst students, teachers, and parents.

This document provides guidelines and policy primarily for educators, but also for others, with respect to its use. It may also be of interest to parents.


Aboriginal Education Directorate

The Aboriginal Education Directorate supports the implementation of Aboriginal Identity Declaration on line.  Please click to view the website.


Homework

Need help with your homework? Click here!
A great site to help your child find reading resources.


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School Hours
Office Hours:
7:45am - 3:45pm
LUNCH: 11:15 -12:15
Phone: 204-888-4898 Fax: 204-832-7657
Student Handbook
Click here to see what is found in your child's student hand book.
Student Handbook
Teacher Conference Online
Click on the link below to book your parent teacher conference.
Conference Manager
The Aboriginal Education Directorate
The Aboriginal Education Directorate supports the implementation of Aboriginal Identity Declaration on line.
Click here to view the website
Code Of Conduct
GWMS has a Code Of Conduct to which students must adhere. Click here to see the Code of Conduct.
Code of Conduct
"Cool To Care"
You can take a stand against bullying, harassment, crime, vandalism and graffiti and alcohol and drug abuse.
A program tip line has been extablished to assist all stakeholders in making our schools and communities safe places to live and learn.
Call the program tips line at 204-783-SAFE (204-783-7233)

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