The George Washington HSA is a non-profit organization comprised of parents/guardians of students, faculty, and administration of George Washington Middle School. We support enriching experiences for our children and provide interesting and important information to parents/guardians throughout the year.

HSA Announcements

Welcome back to a new school year 2017-2018!

As the first day comes to a close, the GWHSA has been busy behind the scenes preparing various activities and events for its families. With a new year comes a few changes. GWHSA is now on Twitter and Instagram, you can follow us @GWMSHSA to stay informed and to find out how your HSA contributions directly impact your child’s experience at GW, thanks to your ongoing support. You will also receive weekly e-news informing you about upcoming HSA and school events.

In our continuing our effort to go paperless, and to support the HSA, please find below a list of items that you can purchase through using Community Pass via debit or credit card (with no added fees):

Birthday Book - Help GW purchase Media Center books to supplement the existing collection. For a $20 donation, your child will have a personalized bookplate inserted in the book they choose and can be the first to bring it home during their birthday month. Order deadline is Sunday, September 24

Student Photos - Photo day to be held September 12 (rain date September 18). There are five portrait packages to choose from, ranging from $29 to $44, as well as several additional prints and specialty items available. Order deadline is Sunday, September 10

Student Directory - Please support the GW HSA with your $25 yearly dues, which include a student directory. The directory provides a listing of student and faculty contact information, a calendar of events, and other important information about school’s policies. Additional copies are available for $5 each. Order deadline is Sunday, September 24

GW Spirit Wear - A limited clothing line specially designed for GW students offering pants, tee-shirts, sweatshirts and shorts for both boys and girls ranging from $18 up to $40. This is a limited sale. Order deadline is Monday, September 11

6th Grade Photo Book - Every year, GW creates a special photo book for our newest students to help them become familiar with their classmates and teachers. You can pre-order your copy for $5. Order deadline is Sunday, September 10

To participate, create or login into your Community Pass account (https://register. and register under “Ridgewood HSA- George Washington Middle school”, click “register now” and “continue” up to selecting your child’s name that will be “participating” and “select” their grade for the upcoming school year and it will direct you to the various programs we are offering. Make sure you select your child’s name and not yours when purchasing GW merchandise.

If paying by cash or check, they should all be sent to our treasurer: Kirsten Dickson, 119 Hamilton Road, Ridgewood, NJ07450.Please do not send any payments through school and all orders must go through Community Pass regardless of method of payment.

On behalf of all the HSA volunteers, I want to thank you all for your continuing support. If you have any questions, please do not hesitate to contact me at

Isabelle Leluc
GWMS HSA President 2017-2018

Home and School Association Meeting Dates

HSA Meetings are held the third Wednesday of every month at 1:30 pm in the Library. All parents/guardians are encouraged to attend. HSA meetings are a forum to provide interesting and important information to parents and guardians throughout the yearPlease note that there will be no December meeting.

Date Day Time
September 20, 2017 Wednesday 1:30 pm
October 18, 2017 Wednesday 1:30 pm
November 15, 2017 Wednesday 1:30 pm
January 17, 2018 Wednesday 1:30 pm
February 21, 2018 Wednesday 1:30 pm
March 21, 2018 Wednesday 1:30 pm
April 19, 2018 Wednesday 1:30 pm
May 16, 2018 Wednesday 1:30 pm

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