Are you a Latino student who is interested in learning more about and celebrating your heritage? Have you ever been curious about the traditions and stories of the Latin people? Then come join La Fuerza, a new student club that will focus on celebrating, empowering, and embracing the Latino culture. This club is open to all students, regardless of heritage, and will meet weekly on Mondays during lunch in Room 218. Please come and be a part of this new club and experience here at GW!
GW sophomores and their families are invited to attend GW’s upcoming International Baccalaureate information meetings. International Baccalaureate (IB) is an assessed program for motivated, academically curious juniors and seniors. George’s IB staff will host in-person meetings on Thursday, December 7, at 6:30pm, and Saturday, December 9, at 9:30am. Families can also watch a short online presentation giving an overview of the program. For more information, to sign up for a meeting, or to watch the online presentation, please click HERE.
This November 29 session is the third in GW’s Teen Mental and Emotional Health Series for students, parents, guardians, and community members.
This session will cover mental wellness vs. mental illness, barriers to teens getting treatment for anxiety and depression, and facts, myths, statistics, and warning signs regarding mental illnesses. Presenters include: Shenelle Roebuck, the GW school-based therapist from Jewish Family Service, and Sarah Hartman, LCSW and Britt Rosenquist, MSW from GW’s Social and Emotional Support Team.
Snacks, childcare, and interpretation services will be provided. If you’re interested in attending, please RSVP HERE.
Date: Wednesday, November 29, 2017
Time: 6:30pm to 8:00pm
Location: GW Library
Fans of soccer/futsal, gather your crew of five to play in GW’s 2nd annual tournament! Come see Mr. Vicente in Room 133 to get a sign up sheet. Return your sign up sheet by Friday, November 17; the tournament admits a maximum of 16 teams, so turn it in as soon as possible to guarantee your spot! The tournament will take place on November 30 and December 7, with finals on December 14.
All girls interested in playing for the GW Soccer team this spring, please come to an informational meeting in Mr. Vincente’s room on Wednesday, November 15, from 10:55am – 11:10am. The meeting will cover Friday morning soccer/futsal and weight room sessions. Friday soccer/futsal conditioning will start November 17 from 6:15am – 7:00am, and conditioning with Coach Finesilver will take place on Mondays at 3:45pm and Wednesdays at 2:45pm. Don’t miss out on this opportunity to get in shape for the soccer season!
Who doesn’t love a burrito bowl from Chipotle? We can’t think of one person – so, when your tummy starts rumbling this Friday, November 10, stop by Chipotle. Why? Because a portion of funds will be donated from Chipotle to our GW Gay Straight Alliance club. There isn’t a time limit on Friday, because they are supporting our organization all day!
Tryouts for all winter sports will begin this Friday, November 10. Check with your coach for exact tryout times for each sport. Please make sure you have your physical and registration turned in to the Athletics Office before Friday; if you do not have a current physical on file, you will not be able to try out. Students can also complete a portion of registration online HERE. If you have any questions, please contact the Athletics Department.
The GW Wrestling team begins practice for the season on Friday, November 10, from 3:30pm – 6:00pm. We encourage all interested students to join, as several all-female wrestling tournaments are scheduled for this season. Students must complete all required permission slips and have a current sports physical filed with GW Athletics staff to participate. Please contact the Athletics Office for more details.
The Patriot Wrestling team is hosting a fundraiser at GW’s local Chipotle (820 South Monaco) on Wednesday, November 15, between 4:00pm and 8:00pm. Proceeds from the event will be donated to George Washington High School Wrestling. Bring your appetite and your friends, and remember to let your cashier know that you’re there to support George!