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Mission Statement

To nurture our students as knowledgeable and conscientious investigators by fostering a keen understanding of their interdependence of and our impact on our local and global existence; creating active young stewards of the natural world. 
GWCS students will understand that learning is a lifelong process requiring a well-rounded foundation.  Students will use their unique talents and knowledge to improve their environment. 
  • Students First. Everything we do is grounded in what’s best for our students.
  • Diverse Thought. We seek out and respect different perspectives, ideas, and thoughts that reflect the global experience. 
  • Meaningful Connections. We believe that building relationships is the cornerstone of creating trust and acceptance.
  • Fun. Our work is serious and needs to be done, but as we’re doing it we still have fun.
  • Belonging. We are a school where all students, staff and families are valued and accepted.
  • Trailblazing.We seek out original ideas and continuously adapt to the changing world around us.
  • Perseverance.We do not give up when challenges arise.  We try again differently. 
  • Integrity. We do the right thing even when it’s the hard thing.