All students are invited to attend Mini Comic Con 3 at the Sam Gary Library on December 8, from 10am to 4pm. Organized with help from local students, including one of your peers from George, the Con will celebrate all pop culture fandoms. Join us for facepainting, buttonmaking, green screen photos, and other activities. The Con will feature over 30 Colorado comic book creators. Cosplay is welcome! Click HERE for more information. We hope to see you there!
Patriots – please support the George Washington High School Girls Basketball fundrasier! The athletic programs in our school district are self-supporting and we have to raise 100% of our funds every season. Your donation is vital to the success of this program. Donations will be used to fund our entire basketball program such as new uniforms, team gear, basketballs, transportation, team shoes, and end of the year banquet costs.
If you’d like to donate, please click HERE. Our young women have been working hard to properly represent this great school and town. Any support is greatly appreciated. Go Patriots!
Proud Patriot Parents, join our annual celebration for our hard working teachers and staff at George with a dessert extravaganza on Friday, December 14. Please sign up to contribute cookies, brownies, your family’s secret holiday fruit cake, or something else sweet to thank our teachers, especially during the busy month of December. Sign up HERE!
Seniors, are you interested in going to technical college next year? At a technical college, you can get a certificate or apprenticeship and begin working in a highly specific field or trade, like dental and nurse assistance, welding, cosmetology, and more. If you’d like to find out, come to the Future Center (Room 113) and ask about the upcoming GW field trip to Emily Griffith Technical College on Friday, December 7. If you received a slip from the Future Center and would like to go but have not selected your preference, stop by and secure your spot ASAP!
The GW Library Open Mic Night is being rescheduled for the week after Fall Break. That gives you extra time to work on a piece of writing or music to perform for your peers! If your performance is five minutes or less and you want to share your work in a supportive environment, stop by the Library and talk to Ms. Jensen or Ms. Kat.
Graduation is right around the corner! Jostens will be here at George to help seniors place Cap & Gown and Graduation Announcement orders on Thursday and Friday of this week. Students whose names start with letters A-L will order on Thursday, and students with names M-Z will order on Friday.
Hello, Patriot Parents! Here’s a little trivia for you – the 2019 After Prom Committee is looking for which of the following?
A.) New committee members
C.) Volunteers for the day of/after the event
D.) Parents willing to contribute special skills/resources
E.) All of the above?
If you guessed E, you are correct!
Please consider getting involved with our After Prom, scheduled for May 12, 2019, and help make it a success for our students. Sign up HERE to get involved. A member from the After Prom Committee will reach out to you to discuss how you can support. You can also email Shannon Daly at firstname.lastname@example.org to find out more. Thanks!
George’s sixth annual Green vs White and Alumni game is this Friday, November 16. Meet the 2018-19 Patriots, honor Hall of Fame inductee John Hodges, and help the GW athletics team dedicate championship banners for all sports. Doors open at 6:00pm!
Please come to the GWHS Cafeteria on Tuesday, November 13 from 5:30pm to 6:30pm to learn about Summer Internships through CareerConnect from past participants! This is a great way for CareerConnect students and their parents to learn about the application process and what to expect during a 2019 CareerLaunch Internship. If you have any questions, please email our Internship Coordinator at email@example.com. See you there!
Support GWHS while you shop at King Soopers using our reloadable King Soopers gift cards! When you pay using a GW gift card, 5% of proceeds from your purchases will be donated back to our school. This includes all grocery purchases, as well as fuel at both King Soopers and Loaf and Jug locations. There is no fee to get one started – just email Leslie at firstname.lastname@example.org, and she will put one in the mail to you. It’s a quick and easy way to support our school! Keep GW gift cards in mind for grandparents and friends, and for gas money for students who drive.
The Arts at GW – Discussing Visual Arts, Theatre, Music, Dance, and Choir
Date: Wednesday, December 5
Time: 6:30pm to 8:00pm
Location: GW Community Room
Snacks, childcare, and interpretation services will be provided.
Parents, guardians, and students are invited to the December 5 Feedback Forum focusing on Arts at GW. Leaders in the Visual Arts, Theatre, Music, Dance, and Choir programs will share opportunities and enhancements in these areas. Forum participants will be able to give feedback on the positive experiences you’ve had as well as offer suggestion on areas for improvement.
If you’re interested in attending, please RSVP HERE.
Seniors, there will be a presentation on the Greenhouse Scholarship on Thursday, November 15 at 8:30am in the Future Center. To be eligible, you need a 3.5 unweighted GPA, and your family income should be $70,000 or less. For more information, please visit the Future Center.
George Washington’s JV and Varsity Baseball teams are in the midst of a major upgrade to the baseball field in preparation for the spring season. To that end, the Patriot Baseball Organization invites you to support the team by advertising your business on an outfield fence banner. Each sign is 4 feet x 8 feet to ensure great visibility. The field is used by GW’s baseball teams from February through the end of October. Banners are removed from the fence during winter months. Sponsorship options are as follows:
Grand Slam: $1000 five-year sponsorship
Home Run: $900 four-year sponsorship
Triple: $750 three-year sponsorship
Double: $400 one-year sponsorship
If you want more information or know of a business that would be interested in advertising on our outfield fence, please contact Debbie Bishop at email@example.com, or call 303-908-6504.
Thanks for your support, and Go Patriots!
Do you want to surprise your boo or friend on halloween? Come buy a boo gram from Pep Club! We will be selling them from October 24th-29th during lunch and after school by the gym! Large candies will be $1 and small will be 50c. Please find out your “boo’s” 1st, 2nd or 6th period and if they have any food allergies! Boo grams will be delivered by Pep Club on October 31st!
Please contact individual employers for more information about these job postings. GW is not affiliated with any of these businesses and is simply providing the information to students as we receive it.
Discount Tire off of Monaco and Evans is hiring individuals 16 years and older with no experience to train and become Service Tire Technicians. Starting pay is $14.00/hour. Must be able to pass a drug test. Apply with Store Manager Trent McCann at 6171 East Evans Avenue, Denver 80222 or call 303-756-3688.
Waterway Carwash is hiring. They will be recruiting students to work at their Cherry Creek location during lunch on Thursday, October 25th. You must be at least 16 years old and have a license to apply. Hours are incredibly flexible to work around your busy schedule. Apply at www.waterway.com and choose the Cherry Creek location,3875 Cherry Creek N Dr, Denver, CO 80209
Bass Pro Shops is hiring for the holiday season. If you are at least 17 years old and looking for part time work, apply today. They are hosting a hiring fair on October 18th at their Northfield location, 7970 Northfield Blvd, Denver, CO 80238. 720-385-3603 You must apply in advance at basspro.com/careers OR cabelas.jobs
Phil Weiser’s campaign for Attorney General is looking for motivated student leaders to join their Political Organizing Program. If you’d like to learn more about how a political campaign is run, help your community, and develop a record of community service and leadership, you’d be a great fit for the program. Contact Internships Director Daniel Rauch at 504-376-4202 or at firstname.lastname@example.org for more information. Thank you!