Weekly Update from Principal Hopkins, 1/8/2023

Photo of JM principal Rickie Hopkins.


Parents/ Students’ Announcements

January 9-13, 2023                    

Weekly Updates:

All students started their WIN classes last week.

 Report Cards                               Tuesday        Jan. 10th                                    

6th Grade Spelling Bee                Tuesday        Jan. 10th                    

7th Grade Spelling Bee                Wednesday   Jan. 11th    

8th Grade Spelling Bee                Thursday       Jan. 12th


After-school Tutoring – Tutoring will begin Monday, January 9, 2023 with transportation in place to assist parents.

Lacrosse Conditioning – Voluntary girls’ lacrosse conditioning will be Tuesdays and Thursdays, beginning January 10, in preparation for the spring sports season.  Students should bring running shoes, workout clothing, and a girls’ lacrosse stick.


World Geography Bee: Walker-Grant Middle School completed its first ever World Geography Bee last semester! Congratulations again to the following students for placing in the Bee and moving on to compete at the State Finals:

6th Grade: 1st place Adam Loudhabachi, 2nd place Etham Azimi

7th Grade: 1st place Zyair Franklin, 2nd place Thomas Castellarin,

3rd place Caleb Hine

8th Grade: 1st place Adam Brough, 2nd place Ryan Willging, 3rd place (tie) Eve Wenger & Susannah Furrow

Additional qualifiers for the State Finals are Luana Silva, Marlie Jurlando, Cyrus Linsner, and Cody Simon.

Congratulations to all qualifiers.  We can’t wait to see you represent W-GMS at the state level in February!


Basketball Schedule

January 10                    Culpeper                5:30 PM

January 12                    FT Binns                6:00 PM