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An International Baccalaureate School offering the Middle Years Programme
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News and Announcements

Y.E.S to College Summit ~ May 24, 2017

The Office Of Community Service at Morgan State University, would like to invite you to their annual Y.E.S. 2 College Summit (Youth Empowerment Summit) for middle schools students. Read more here!

JWMS International Night ~ May 9th

We invite all families to the school to share elements of their culture or ethnicity with other members of the school community through storytelling, food, dance, arts many other things that make cultures unique. Students will have the chance to learn about each other and from each other!

JW Color Run

On May 5, all JWMS students will have an opportunity to participate in the JW Color Run DURING THE SCHOOL DAY. Following a half day schedule, JW will sponsor a Color Run as part of our PARC kick-off festivities. Read more here.

MCPS News & Communications Updates

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MCPS Immunization Information

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MYP Site Visits ~ Parent Focus Groups

Each spring, as part of our International Baccalaureate Middle Years Programme (IB MYP), each of our 8th grade students meets individually with a community member to discuss their progress in middle school and their future goals. The interview is an important experience for students to help them reflect, and to develop skills that will prepare them for high school and the workplace. 

2016-2017 Activities & Activity Bus Information

At Julius West all students are encouraged to join in an extracurricular activity. Click here to see the 2016-2017 Activities Booklet including the Activity Bus Routes!

Radon Testing Completed

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MCPS ALERT is a free service that provides MCPS families with emergency information from the school system via text, email or pager. 

Parent Academy 2017

Parent Academy Workshops give parents tips and tools to help their children succeed in school.