Gifted Young Scholars Academy

VIDEO: First Day of School

September 4, 2018

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Click here for highlights from the first day of school.

Parent Laptop Training

September 4, 2018

important message pictureParents/guardians,

If you need to complete the online laptop training module, the link can be found on the Resources page under Parent Information and Flyers.

Welcome Back!

September 4, 2018

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Welcome back students!  We are so glad to see you today!

Fee Night

August 29, 2018

Reminder datesGreetings Wilder Families!

This is a reminder that we will have fee night tomorrow night, August 30, 2018 from 4:00-7:00 p.m. for 6th, 7th, and 8th Grade scholars.

Fee Night will run as an “open flow” event where PARENTS can take care of the following items:

1. Pay all school fees.

2. Join the PTSA.

3. Gather paperwork for athletics.

4. Pick up laptop after completing all requirements.

Parent laptop training will be held at 4:30 and 6:00 in room 1617. 


This year, credit cards will be accepted as a form of payment for school fees, with a 4% convenience fee. 

SCHOLARS, you will be able to get the following checked off YOUR To Do List:

1. Receive school schedule.

2. Receive computer if all necessary steps have been completed. 

ATTENTION 6th Grade Parents: Please bring in your TDAP verification if you have not done so. 

REMINDER: All teachers will be involved in fee collection, so the official time to meet new teachers and visit former ones will be reserved for “Back to School Night” at 6:00 PM on Tuesday, September 18, 2018.

Sport Schedules and Physicals

August 28, 2018

important message pictureThe schedules for fall sports (Football, Boys Soccer, Girls Basketball, and Girls Tennis) are now available.  They can be found on the Athletics page, under the Extracurricular tab.  Take a look to see dates, locations, and opponents for each game.

* Parents/guardians– if your student is interested in trying out and participating in any sport this year for Wilder, they must have a sports physical dated after May 1, 2018.  They will not be able to attend tryouts or play on a team without having a current physical on file.

Follow us on Social Media!

August 26, 2018

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Interested to see what’s happening at Wilder?  We’ve got you covered!  Check out the following accounts on Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram to get updates and announcements, quick looks into exciting lessons and events, and even a glimpse at what’s happening in the library:

Facebook – @wildermiddle
Twitter – @WilderMiddle
Instagram – @wms_reads (WMS Library account)

Upcoming Important Dates

August 23, 2018

Reminder dates

Wilder parents/guardians,
Please take note of the following upcoming events and be sure to mark them on your calendars.  They are also located on the school calendar for your convenience.  Important note about Fee Night – avoid the paper and complete your online back-to-school forms through RYCOR Online Forms, our new online system!  Please visit the district website at http://henricoschools.us/back-to-school-forms/ for more information about this new service.

Fee Night
Thursday, August 30th
4:00pm – 7:00pm

First Day of School
Tuesday, September 4th

Back to School Night
Tuesday, September 18th
6:00pm – 8:00pm

CRC/ACA Parent Workshop
Thursday, September 27th
6:00pm – 7:00pm

GYSA Parent Workshop
Thursday, September 27th
7:00pm – 8:30pm

School Supply Lists

August 6, 2018

Attention Parents!

Ready to do your back-to-school shopping?  We have your 2018-2019 school supply lists ready!  Simply click on the Academics tab, then choose the appropriate grade level list.


6900 Wilkinson Road, Henrico, VA 23227
Phone (804) 515-1100 | Fax (804) 515-1110
School Hours: 8:35 a.m. – 3:15 p.m.
Half-day dismissal time: 12:10 p.m.

School Administration:
Dr. Deia Champ, Principal
Joseph Amico, Associate Principal
John Elmore, Assistant Principal
Linda Hill, Assistant Principal
Silvanus Thrower, Assistant Principal