Here we grow again!!

Our population continues to grow!.  We have 702 students registered for September 2013.  We are looking forward to all of our new JWG Wolves who will join us in September and to all of the new staff who will also join our team.  If you know of anyone who has a school-aged child, please ask […]

Pop Tabs for a Cause

Pop Tabs for a Cause April 25, 2013     (from the WRDSB website) When Sydney, a grade 3 student at J.W. Gerth PS in Kitchener, found out that you can collect pop tabs to buy a wheelchair to a person in need, she was determined to make it happen. She came to school and enlisted the help […]

Dogs at school-A friendly reminder

Although many schools in the WRDSB do not allow dogs on the school property at all, our JWG School Council discussed and decided that as long as the dogs stay off any of the asphalt areas of the playground and along the Apple Ridge side of the school,

Late Arrivals

This is a reminder that our school day starts at 9:10 in the morning and we ask that your children are on the playground by 9:05

Parking lot woes continue!

We continue to have problems with the safety of our children in our parking lot due to the number of parents who are using it to pick up and drop off their children each day.

New outdoor play equipment coming for our students!

Thanks to the generous donations of our School Council, we have ordered many different types of playground equipment for use by our students during NBs.

Extracurriculars at JWG

There are now many extracurricular activities running at JWG.  We have primary and junior choirs, junior bucket drumming, soccer for Grades 2-6 and primary running clubs. We also offer dance clubs to our primary and junior students.  Check with your child to see if they have signed up for any of these exciting opportunities.  We […]

Changes to your emergency phone numbers?

If you have made any changes to the phone numbers we have listed in our school system from September, please give us a call asap to let us know about those changes.  We are always concerned that we have up-to-date numbers in case of emergency.   Thank you for your help in this matter.

Are you moving over the summer?

If you know that you will be moving out of the J W Gerth area over the summer, would you kindly contact the office to let us know.  We can help you to register your child at the new school and can remove the child’s name from our numbers.  We are currently in the process […]

J W Gerth wishes Mrs. Vanden bos good luck and welcomes Ms. Swanson!

JW Gerth staff and students say good-bye for now and best wishes to Mrs. Vanden bos as she leaves her grade one students to begin her maternity leave.  Mrs. V bos’ last day is April 26.  We all wish her good luck as she, her husband and son await the arrival of their second child. We […]

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