Gideon Welles School

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Recipient of the 2013 CAS "Exemplary Teaming Practices" Award

Mrs. Kimberly Herwerth, Assistant Principal/ Special Education Supervisor

1029 Neipsic Road Glastonbury, CT 06033

Phone: 860-652-7800 Fax: 860-652-7825

Hours: 7:55 am–2:35 pm

Blue banner with gold trim with text: Congratulations! Gideon Welles School has been designated No Place for Hate, An ADL Program 2020-2021

Congratulations GWS!

Gideon Welles School was selected as one of only eight schools in Connecticut to be designated a No Place for Hate School by the Anti-Defamation League. No Place for Hate is "a school climate improvement program that provides staff, students and their families with a framework to take a stand against all forms of hate and communicate a clear, unified message that all students have a place where they belong. "

Please see the information below and the dropdown menu above to access our Gideon Welles School resources.

GWS Calendar

GWS Daily Student Bulletin

GWS Daily Student Bulletin.pdf

Summer Learning

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We encourage parents and guardians to support their children’s learning and exploration during the summer months. Our Summer Learning website provides a range of suggested activities. We hope you find this a helpful resource.

COVID-19

Please click below for Glastonbury Public Schools' COVID-19 information and protocols.

Note: At this time, in order to protect everyone’s health, visitors, including parents, will not be permitted in our school buildings unless absolutely necessary. If you need to visit, please call the office first to schedule an appointment. In addition, all visitors must wear a face mask to protect the health of all.

GWS Bell Schedule

Bell Schedule_Regular Day_Table.pdf

Summer Camps

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School staff members will be offering a variety of summer enrichment camp programs for students in June, July and August. Because these camps are tuition based, there is no cost to the Board of Education. Please visit the Summer Camps page for more information.

GWS Slideshow

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Welcome Class of 2028 Parents!

GW Parent Overview 2021-2022.pdf

GWS PTO

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Click above to visit the Gideon Welles School PTO website. All families are encouraged to join and volunteer to help our school.

Clubs & Activities

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Click for the Activities/Clubs page!

Powerschool Portal

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Click above for student attendance, assignments and grades.