West Geauga Middle School

West Geauga Middle School


West Geauga Middle School
8611 Cedar Road
Chesterland, OH 44026
Principal: Ron Dahlhofer
Secretary: Kathy Depetro
Secretary: Kim Bican
Guidance: Dusty Timmons
Important Numbers:
Attendance (440) 729-5906
Fax (440) 729-5909
Main Office (440) 729-5940

WGMS News

School Information

Important Information Regarding the Beginning of 2020/21 School Year

  • 6th Grade Conquer Your Locker
  • NEW 7th & 8th Graders
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Supplies

WGMS 2020/21 Supply Lists

It's not too early to begin getting ready for school this year!
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No Place for Hate

"No Place for Hate Schools" Recognition

Dear West Geauga Parents/Guardians,

I am pleased to announce that R. C. Lindsey Elementary School, Westwood Elementary School, West Geauga Middle School, and West Geauga High School have been recognized as 2019-2020 "No Place for Hate Schools" by the Cleveland Chapter of the Anti-Defamation League. West Geauga's four schools are among thirty-three schools throughout Northeast Ohio and Western Pennsylvania to receive this honor.

In its recent press release, ADL cited participating schools' efforts "combating, bias, bullying, and hatred, leading to long-term solutions for creating and maintaining a positive and equitable climate." Alana Bandos, Education Director for ADL Cleveland stated "We could not be prouder of the schools achieving the No Place for Hate designation for the 2019-2020 school year . . . and we are delighted to designate each school as No Place for Hate."

Recent national events have underscored the need to combat issues of intolerance and prejudice. Our district's commitment and efforts to promote inclusion regardless of race, religion, sexual orientation, learning style, or any other personal characteristics that define us as individuals are more important now than ever. While we still have work to do, I am pleased that West G is on a journey to make our schools safe and welcome learning environments for all.

Congratulations to the students, staff, and families who worked together to earn us the No Place for Hate recognition during the 2019-2020 school year. We will remain committed to these efforts.

Sincerely,

Rich Markwardt

Richard A. Markwardt, Ph.D.
Superintendent of Schools

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Building Tours Link

West Geauga Local Schools Building Tours

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Guide

Parents' Guide to Google Classroom

Parents, thank you for all your help with the virtual component of your student's education.  This certainly is a trying time.  If you need some extra assistance with Google Classroom, here is a guide that might help.
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PBIS

Respectful, Responsible, and Ready to Learn

PBIS
 
Respectful, Responsible, and Ready to Learn (or the 3 R's) are the behavioral expectations for the West Geauga Local School District. These expectations were created by a core team of individuals as a way to initiate the PBIS Protocol.  
PBIS (Positive Behavioral Interventions and Supports) is an initiative from the Ohio Department of Education that helps promote positive behaviors in students and helps improve overall school climate.
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No Bullying

Stay Safe. Speak Up! Student Bullying Reporting

The online reporting system and the 1-866-listen2me phone system are for students and parents to report the bullying of a student. More +
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