Monthly Archives: January 2015

Welcome to the GWUOHS Parent Newsletter


Welcome to the first edition of the GWUOHS Parent Newsletter, an e-newsletter by the School Leadership Team.  Our newsletter connects GWUOHS Parents to the school, facilitating communication and increasing parent engagement and support. During the school year, we will strive to enhance the experience of every student and parent by sharing timely information about school activities and events, offering advice and guidance to GWUOHS families.  We encourage you to share any helpful tips for success that you have found effective.  Please send these tips to

As parents, you are part of the GWUOHS family.  We will keep you informed of all essential information concerning your students throughout the year. We sincerely appreciate your confidence in GWUOHS as we work to provide your students with the knowledge and skills they need for a life of academic and personal fulfillment.


Welcome from our Head of School

By Staci Kimmons

Dear GWUOHS Family,

Happy New Year! I hope this letter finds you and your family doing well and relaxed from Winter break. As we return to school, we have hit the ground running and have lots of exciting information to share.

January bring the end of our fall term. Students should be wrapping up their course work and preparing for final exams. Our final exam schedule is listed below. This schedule is recommended. If students wish to access of complete any of their exams early (within the testing window) they may do so. Please note that once a student has accessed the exam, they will not be able to complete any additional coursework for that course.

In preparation for final exams, we will be holding our annual ‘Study Day’ on Tuesday, January 20th from 10 am until noon. ‘Study Day’ will be held at Harmonic Music Studios, 5520 Connecticut Avenue NW, Washington DC 20015. If you live in or will be in the area and would like to join us, please RSVP to Dr. Kimmons

Important Upcoming Dates


For those who are looking for something fun, exciting, and meaningful to do over the semester break, Mr. Humphrey is hosting our first GWUOHS Service Learning Project from January 29th thru February 2nd, in Great Falls, Virginia. Students will be working with the organization Lift Me Up. If you are interested in participating, please send a k-mail to Mr. Humphrey for more details.



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