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Come to the library after school tomorrow, October 19, from 2:45pm until 4:00pm to take part in a poetry workshop hosted by community poetry group Minor Disturbance. Bring a piece you’ve been working on, or just come listen to work from your peers. Whether you’ve been writing for years, or this is your first time trying your hand at poetry, we’d love for you to join us.
P3’s November 1 session kicks off GW’s Teen Mental and Emotional Health Series for students, parents, guardians, and community members. The series will feature three important topics: From Stress to Success, Signs of Suicide, and Anxiety and Depression.
During Wednesday evening’s From Stress to Success meeting, Dr. Scott Cypers from the CU Johnson Depression Center at Anschutz will address positive ways to manage stress and maintain a healthy perspective in our busy lives. Participants will understand the function and method of stress, learn the essential ways to reduce stress, and gain practical tools to manage stress in daily life.
Snacks, childcare, and interpretation services will be provided. If you’re interested in attending, please RSVP HERE.
Date: Wednesday, November 1, 2017
Time: 6:30pm to 8:30pm
Location: GW Auditorium
The Operations Department would like to make all aware that on October 27 and October 28, power will not be on in the GW building. Work has been scheduled at a facility across the street that requires our site to be turned off, as well. October 27 is already a non-contact day for students, but please avoid visiting the school for other reasons, as there will not be power or custodial staff on site. Thank you for your patience in this matter.
Are you struggling with stress, in or out of school? Do you need support and coping skills to help handle it? Sara Adams, a GW senior, is working with one of the school social workers to start a stress management group! The group will meet on Tuesdays, and its facilitators are planning to make it a creative outlet, with art and other ways to express yourself. If you’re interested in joining the group, please stop by Room 112G and add your name to the confidential group list.
Homecoming tickets are now on sale! Homecoming is this Saturday, October 21, 2017, 7:00pm – 10:30pm here in George Washington High School’s Gym. Tickets can be purchased from the treasurer before school, during lunch, during an off period, or by 2:30pm until Friday, October 20. No tickets will be sold at the door. Tickets are $25 for Singles and $40 for couples. You must have your ID to purchase tickets and to attend the dance.
After 1247 student votes, the spirit week days are as follows:
Monday – PJ Day
Tuesday – Twin Tuesday
Wednesday – Meme Day
Thursday – College/Career Day
Friday – Rep Your Class Color Day (Seniors – Black, Juniors – Green, Sophomores – White, Freshmen – Yellow)
Happy Homecoming Week!!!
The GW Volleball program is hosting a fundraiser on Thursday, October 26, from 6:00pm – 8:00pm at Dave & Buster’s, 2000 S. Colorado Blvd, Denver, CO, 80222. A portion of proceeds from food, non-alcoholic beverages, and power cards will go to support the GW Volleyball team. Wear your school colors and support the Patriots!
See Shakespeare’s classic tale of star-crossed lovers reimagined in 1920s Chicago. Gatsby meets the Bard in this tale of love in a world of violence. The Patriot Players have raised the bar yet again with this challenging tragedy. After school shows on Tuesday and Wednesday at 3:30pm are free for all who wish to attend. Regular performances are Thursday, Friday, and Saturday at 7:00pm, with a special matinee performance on Saturday at 2:00pm. Student discount tickets are $6, and regular price tickets are $8. See you in Verona!
On October 26, GW will be hosting a discussion on Latino mental health at 5:00pm in the Community Room. Hannah Hutson will facilitate this conversation for Latino parents and students. Sarah Hartman, a school social worker at George, will be available for support, to answer questions, and to direct families to resources they may need. This forum is intended to help Latino students feel comfortable discussing stress and feelings of depression, and to open up communication between students and parents on the topic of mental health. Coffee and cookies will be provided!
Are you an NHS member looking for service hours? On Saturday, October 21, The Baha’i Center of Metro Denver is seeking student volunteers to help staff their annual celebration, held at the Denver Baha’i Center on 225 E Bayaud Ave, Denver, CO, 80209. The Center needs student volunteers to assist and support at this street fair style event. There will be food booths, fun centers for children, a bouncy castle, and more! If you’d like to be part of this celebration and earn service hours, please contact Gwen Kramer at (303) 744-6456 for more information.