This episode is a lively, thought-provoking conversation with James Gibbs (Principal), Raya Charrier (Gr. 7 and 8 teacher and Assistant Principal) and Kelly Croy (Guidance Counselor) at Dr. George Johnson School, a middle school that is located in Gimli, Manitoba. We discuss the important connection between hope and middle school students’ well-being. Attributes: Host: Dr. Jen Watt, Assistant Professor, Faculty of Education, University of Manitoba. Executive Producers: Jen Watt and Rebeca Heringer. Editor: Rebeca Heringer. Music composed and performed by Malcolm Ericastilla-Somers (University of Manitoba, Faculty of Education, B.Ed., Class of 2020). Artwork by Rebeca Heringer. This podcast is funded through support from my University of Manitoba Research Start-Up Funds. It is hosted on the Well-being and Well-becoming in Schools in Canada Research Initiative website: http://wellbeinginschools.ca/podcast/. A special thank you to my guests on today’s episode: James Gibbs, Raya Charrier and Kelly Croy.