Please recognize the great work going at George Washington High School by nominating a member of our staff. Be expansive in your writing, as it gives us a fuller picture of the nominee.
Click HERE and fill out the form to submit a nomination. Thank you!
GWHS will be giving the PSAT-NMSQT (National Merit Scholarship Qualifying Test) to all of our juniors on October 11. In addition, 9th and 10th graders can participate for a fee (waived for students who receive free/reduced lunch).
9th and 10th Graders: If you are a sophomore who would like to take the PSAT/NMSQT test, or a freshman who would like to take the PSAT-9 test, please register by September 15. Students will need to pay $20 to the Treasurer’s Office by September 15. If you receive free or reduced lunch, you don’t need to pay the fee, but you will need to show your waiver to Ms. Vigil by September 15.
11th Graders: You will be registered automatically. You do not need to pay a fee.
Day of Test
All 11th grade Students, along with all 9th and 10th graders who registered, will need to report at 7:30am on October 11 in the main entrance to learn their assigned room. Make sure to come with sharpened #2 pencils and a calculator. The test will be over before noon.
Violence, death, and romance – audition for the Patriot Players’ Fall production of Romeo and Juliet by William Shakespeare! We will be setting Romeo and Juliet in 1920s Chicago, at the height of Al Capone’s career. Anyone may audition. Actors should prepare a one and half minute monologue from any Shakespearean play. Auditions will be held on the stage after school on Thursday, August 31 and Friday, September 1.
The City and County of Denver is partnering with the Regional Transportation District (RTD) to gain a better understanding of the transportation needs for Denver youth. Through this pilot project, 1,500 Denver high school students, ages 14 – 18, will be provided with a MyRide Smart Card preloaded with bus/rail fare, which can be used for all regular RTD bus rides, Call-n-Ride, SkyRide, and rail services.
Click HERE to see the requirements to qualify, and learn where you can pick up your card – there are only 1,500 available, so act quickly! You can also ask a staff member in the Student Success Center for more information.
The JROTC Armed Drill Team and Unarmed Drill Team (also known as the Honor Platoon) will both have their first meeting today, Wednesday, August 23, in the JROTC Range at 2:45pm. The teams will discuss practice times and upcoming events. These meetings are for both new and returning students.
Picture Day will be this Monday, August 28. Students will be taken to the Auditorium to take their pictures during their math classes. Students will also be receiving their IDs on this day. Please be sure to attend, as picture retakes are not until October 5, 2017, and students will need their IDs to attend various events.
The GW Annual Activity Fair is changing location – come out to the South Courtyard to learn about George’s dozens of clubs on Friday, September 1, 2017, 2:00pm – 3:00pm. GW will be operating on a pep assembly schedule to allow time for the Activity Fair.
GWHS has discounted bus passes for $24.50. Students will need to pick up a form from the Treasurer’s Office to receive the discount. Forms and payment must be turned by the 10th of the month before the month in which the bus pass is needed; for example, forms and payment for October bus passes will need to be turned in by September 10th. There will not be any September discount bus passes available. Payments can be check, cash, or credit card.