Grover Washington, Jr. Middle School

Principal
Jovan Moore

201 East Olney Avenue
Philadelphia PA 19120
Phone: 215-456-0422

Information & Resources

Graduation and Promotion Requirements

View our School District of Philadelphia Graduation Requirements.

Permission Forms

Parental Permission Slip

This Trip Permission Slip is required for all student trip participation. Please download, print, have your parent complete and return to school.

School District Code of Conduct

Level I Offenses

1.   Disruption of School.
2.   Disruptive and/or offensive use of language/gang colors.
3.   Damage, Destruction or Theft of School Property False Fire Alarm.
4.   Damage, Destruction or Theft of Private Property.
5.   Reckless Endangerment or Threats.
6.   Tobacco Products and Paraphernalia.      
7.   Possession of Drugs or Alcohol for Personal Consumption.           
8.   Abuse of Computer/Internet Privileges.
 
Penalties for Level I infractions: detention, suspension, conference with parent, assignment to Saturday SMART Program, etc.

 

Level II

9. Repeated School Violations.
10. Harassment.
11. Indecent Assault or Indecent Exposure.
12. Assault on School Personnel.
13. Possession of a Weapon Capable of Causing Death or Serious Injury.
14. Aggravated Offenses.
 
Penalties for Level II Infractions:
EH-21 Discipline Transfer out of the school, placement of student in an alternative education such as CEP.
        
Metal Detectors
To help insure student safety, metal detectors may be used without prior notice at the discretion of the principal. The School District Use of Metal Detectors statement is posted.

Non-School Related Items
Students may not bring to school:
Radios, CD Players, telephones, electronic games, toys, playing cards, metal chains, beepers, pocketbooks, fire crackers, BB guns, water guns, or toy guns. These items will be confiscated and returned only to a parent/guardian.
Note:  The use of a toy gun in a threatening manner may be considered a Level II Offense.
(See School District of Philadelphia Student Code of Conduct)
 
 
Grover Washington, Jr. M.S. School Rules
1. I WILL ARRIVE ON TIME, PREPARED AND READY TO LEARN.

2. I WILL FOLLOW DIRECTIONS AND SCHOOL ROUTINES.

3. I WILL USE KIND WORDS AND ACTIONS.

4. I WILL ALWAYS KEEP HANDS, FEET AND OBJECTS TO MYSELF.

5. I WILL KEEP OUR SCHOOL CLEAN AND SAFE.

6. I WILL HELP KEEP OUR SCHOOL "BULLY FREE"

Important Phone Numbers To Know
Bully Hotline:
(215) 400-SAFE
To report bullying, violence, harassment, threats and truancy. 24 hours / 7 days a week
 
Citizen Crime Commission Tipline:
Toll free (877) 345-TIPS    
To report crime in our schools or in our communities.

Links for Students

Computer Tutor basic video lesson

Extracurricular Activities

Please check our Extracurricular Activities flyer which is sent home quarterly. We offer a variety of after school sports and clubs at various times during the school year. We are constantly adding more. Consult the handbook to view academic and behavior eligibility requirements for extra-curricular activities.

Sports:

Volleyball - Field Hockey - Girls Basketball -  Boys Basketball - Lacrosse - Football - Lacross - Soccer - Softball - Ice Hockey

Arts:

 Modern Dance - Steppers - Choir - Jazz Band -

An updated list of clubs and activities will be added to this page.