Do you love George? Do you love teenagers? Do you want to level the playing field for academic achievement at our school? Would you like to be “in the know” about goings on at the school without embarrassing your own child by just lurking around? If so, sign up to mentor a low income first generation George student next year!
Many George students are trying to navigate high school, prepare for college or a career, and handle the college and scholarship application process without the help of a family member with experience in these skills. If you are a college graduate with patience, persistence, a willingness to help, and one and a half hours a week to spare, you can make a big difference in the future of a GW student by signing up to be a Patriot Pairs Mentoring Program mentor. We will give you the training you need! This is a meaningful volunteer opportunity that will impact you as much as the GW student you work with.
To learn more about the program, and find out more details about your job as a mentor, please click HERE. If you have questions, or if you’d like to sign up, contact Caren Press at firstname.lastname@example.org.
The Great Schools, Thriving Communities campaign to raise funding for public schools in Colorado needs your signature to get on the ballot! Feel free to “drop by and sign” on the following dates:
Wednesday, May 16 from 6:00pm to 8:00pm at 952 Ulster Way in Lowry.
Thursday, May 17 from 2:45pm to 5:30pm in the GW North Lobby.
The only way to raise taxes in the state of Colorado is by voter approval. You must be a registered voter and can only sign the petition once.
This would be a graduated income tax, and 92% of voters would not see an increase in their taxes. It will raise approximately $1.6 billion for Colorado schools. For more information about the initiative, please click HERE.
Outdoor Adventure Club enthusiasts, our final adventure is fast approaching! We will meet in Room 130 at 2:35pm on Tuesday, May 15, and take a trip to the Red Rocks Slide. Members and interested students should come see Ms. LaRoux and Ms. Mamatas in Room 130 or 230 for more information, and to pick up club forms if you haven’t submitted them yet. Come enjoy the summer sun on the red rocks!
Are you interested in a career in the STEM fields? Do you enjoy science and math? Do you identify as female? If so, come join Girls in STEM club at lunch this Friday, May 4 in Ms. Evans’s room, Room 238. Dr. Cindy Long, an OB/GYN and GW parent, will be coming to speak about her experience as a woman in STEM and her work as a gynecologist. Come with questions and be ready to learn! Free snacks and drinks will be provided.
Advisors are working on student schedules for the 2018-2019 school year. After they are handed out, we will be holding schedule change dates in mid-May (TBA). If you would like a schedule change, it must be requested before June 1, as there will be no schedule changes after this date. Please click HERE to review GW’s schedule change policy.
George Washington’s JV and varsity baseball teams continue to raise money for field improvements, equipment, and scholarship funds. To that end, the Patriot Baseball Organization invites you to sponsor the team by advertising your business on an outfield fence banner at the school’s baseball field. The field is used by GW’s varsity and junior varsity baseball teams as well as adult league baseball teams from February through July. Sponsorship options are as follows:
Grand Slam: $1000, 5 year sponsorship
Home Run: $900, 4 year sponsorship
Triple: $750, 3 year sponsorship
Double: $400, 1 year sponsorship
Because we are reaching out relatively late in this year’s spring baseball season, your sponsorship through the end of 2018 will be complimentary and will officially begin in 2019. Your banner, however, will be added to the outfield fence as soon as we have it made, so you will receive a summer’s worth of free advertisement! This offer applies to all sponsorship levels.
If you know of a business that would be interested in advertising on our outfield fence, please contact Debbie Bishop at email@example.com or 303-908-6504. George’s baseball field is relatively small, so our outfield fence is less than 300 feet away from bleachers and fans and provides great visibility.
Thank you, and go Patriots!
Students nominated for a CLEP exam should receive their registration and/or testing dates today, April 30, during 6th period. Registration for the exam will be in Lab 224 tomorrow, May 1, during 2nd period. Testing will begin on Wednesday, May 2, and Thursday, May 3. Please bring an official government ID and headphones to the test. Contact Ms. Mondello in Room 203 with any questions.
MedConnect Students are preparing for their Mock Clinic on Thursday, May 10, and are looking for participants. The goal is to have volunteer actors come to the clinic for treatment, explain a provided list of symptoms, and receive advice from our student clinicians. The students will be challenged to diagnosis, treat, and educate their ‘patients’ based off the predetermined symptoms.
If you have some free time between 7:30am and 9:00 am to be a volunteer patient, please register using the form HERE. See you May 10!
On Thursday, May 3, [panda]MONIUM! will have their final improv show of the semester! It will start at 7:00pm in the Auditorium, and admission is free! They will announce their selected charity at the start of the show if you wish to give donations. Hope to see you there!