On Wednesday, October 10, all juniors are taking the PSAT/National Merit, and all freshmen and sophomores are taking a practice PSAT. Students must be waiting outside their assigned testing room no later than 7:30am with their calculator and ID. Please check the room assignments posted outside the GW Library and in the North Lobby today and tomorrow, as some rooms may be changed.
Pep Club is hosting two Pack the House events this week. The Pack the House for Cross Country will be Tuesday, October 9, beginning at 3:15pm at City Park, and the Pack the House for our soccer team will be held Wednesday, October 10, beginning at 4:00pm here at GW. Come support our teams, and wear green and white!
Seniors, submissions for Senior Photos are open for the 2018-2019 Yearbook. All photos are due by January 31, 2019. Baby Photo Dedications will open on November 5. Please visit the senior section on the student page of the GW website HERE for submission information.
Space Jam is off to a great start this year, with their next meeting scheduled for Wednesday, October 17 during lunch in Room 130. The club will also be attending the next 60 Minutes in Space presentation on Halloween at the Denver Museum of Nature and Science – costumes are welcome! If you want to join the club, come see Mr. Degregori or Ms. LeRoux for forms.
Outdoor Adventure Club had a great first excursion of the year! Join in time for the next hike and enjoy the great outdoors with your peers, faculty sponsors, and the club mascot, Maple the dog. Visit Ms. Mamatas, Mr. Hammond, or Ms. LeRoux for the forms you need to join the club on their next adventure.
The GW Success Center team is seeking volunteers to help with Senior Boot Camp on Wednesday, October 10. You will meet Ali Foster in the North Lobby at 7:15am. She will escort you to the Gym, where you will check in seniors from 7:30am until 9:00am. P3 t-shirts, coffee, and bagels will be provided! If you’re interested, please sign up HERE.
Calling all burrito lovers! This Tuesday, October 9 from 4:00pm – 8:00pm, stop by the Chipotle across the street from George for a dinner that will support GW Volleyball. Be sure to mention the fundraiser when you checkout, and part of the proceeds from your purchase will support our Volleyball team!
Attention, seniors – your mandatory Senior Boot Camp is on Wednesday, October 10. You’ll will take your senior class picture and attend various sessions related to college, career, or the military. Check in begins at 8:00am. Please be on time. Attendance is required, and failure to attend will negatively impact your required attendance rate for participating in the graduation ceremony.
There are currently eighteen students at GW who officially have credentials and/or self-identify as Native American. In solidarity with our Native students, we invite everyone to wear red in celebration of Indigenous Peoples’ Day this Monday, October 8. We want a holiday that truly represents everything that America stands for – the freedom to express ideas, communities coming together in unity, and our students taking pride in who they are.
Carleton College’s admission department rep will visit GW on Friday, October 5 to talk about building a strong application – not just for them, but for any college you’re interested in applying to. There’s a lot more than grades and test scores that matter! Even if you’re not a junior or senior, stop by for a low-stress peek at the future. RSVP by emailing Brian_Beard@dpsk12.org or Greg_Moldow@dpsk12.org.