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  • Gifted and Talented Support at GW

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    Gifted and Talented Support through scheduling consultations and appointments available in the counseling office 112C on Wednesday mornings 7:45am – 11:45am and Thursdays 7:45am – 3:00pm. Schedule a consultation by clicking HERE.

    Social Emotional/ Academic Counseling

    • Underachievement Support
    • Asynchronous Development
    • Dabrowski’s Overexcitablities
    • Learning to Breathe: Mindfulness Curriculum

    Professional Development for Entire Staff or Small Group

    • GT at the High School Level
    • Underachievement and Social Emotional Topics
    • Other High School Level GT related PD

    Counseling and Career Planning Support for Students through ICAP and Naviance
    (By referral or appointment)

    • Academic Mentorships
    • Field Experience Opportunities

    Enrichment Opportunities for Students (Through Activities Coordinator)

    • Destination Imagination
    • National History Day
    • Shakespeare Festival

    Support Communities for Students and Parents

    • Connection to other High School GT communities
    • Parent Support Communities

     

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  • Seniors – Graduation Date 2017

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    Seniors save the date! Graduation for the Class of 2017 will be held at the Denver Coliseum Thursday, May 25th, at 11am. More details will follow as we get closer the the event!

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  • Seniors – CLEP Exam

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    Seniors, if you are bilingual in either Spanish, French or German, you are eligible to take the CLEP exam for college credit free of cost. This will allow you to gain college credit and be eligible for the biliteracy diploma. Please go to room 203 to register by September 30th.

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  • Peer Tutoring

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    Peer tutoring is available to all freshmen and sophomore students starting Monday September 26th. Tutoring is held from 2:40-4:00 every Monday and Wednesday in the library. Peer tutors are professionally-trained junior and senior students who have excelled in their given subject areas. Tutoring is available in all core subjects. Snacks will be provided!

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  • Picture Make-Up Day

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    Friday October 7th is Picture MakeUp Day! This is only for those students who were not present during the first picture day. You cannot retake if you don’t like your school ID. Come to the Community Room during a lunch or an off period to get your picture taken. New and Absent students only.

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  • Patriot Nation Sports Recap Week of September 12

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    FOOTBALL
    Patriots come up short in homecoming game. Rampart jumped out to a 13-0 lead in the first quarter. After spotting the Rams a 13 point lead, the Patriots strike back with an 81 yard strike from Javain Byrd to James Everett II. The very next possession on defense the Patriots forced a fumble that   turned into a scoop and score by Sam Williams. Rampart scores before half making the score 20-14 at the half. The game stayed 20-14 until late 3rd quarter where the Rams recorded 2 safety to push the score to 24-14. Early fourth quarter the Rams added a touchdown making the score 31-14. Patriots scored another defensive touchdown by Ezekiel Quattlebaum cutting the lead to 11. The Patriots had plenty of chances but fell short 31-20.

    SOCCER
    With only one game last week all the focus was getting a win vs Venture Prep. As our last conference game it was our last chance to get match fit. The boys started off strong getting a goal in the first 5 minutes. All emphasis were to start shooting outside the box and get crosses in to get goals. Sophomores Cesar and Nate did great accomplishing those tasks and allowing the rest of the boys to follow. The game finished 10-0 with a huge win leading into the rest of the season.

    GOLF
    This past week in golf was a busy one. We had the JV Cup at Overland where Ethan Wintersmith shot a 46 to take 4th place! Varsity traveled to Fruita Monday to play in the regional golf tournament. Our guys played some of their best golf of the season coming in 8th place and 1st out of the 4 other DPS schools that were there. George Fenton shot an 82, Will Draper shot an 85 and Zach Snow shot an 86. Great way to finish the season!

    VOLLEYBALL
    Volleyball won two big home matches during homecoming week against Thornton and Kennedy, 3 games to 1 for both.  Allison Mitchell and Kaitlyn Walden led the team in kills, while Ellie Sindler led in assists. Ebonay Clark led the team in digs while Sindler led the team in aces.

    CROSS COUNTRY
    The 2016 George Washington team is off and running this season, the team has just completed its 3rd meet of the season and the results have been really good. The Boys team has been a real surprise led by some top 10 individual performances by Senior Tristan Camp-Lagueux and Guillermo Acero and the team has tested its new place in the 4A division with several strong team finishes also in the top 10 at each meet. On the Girls side the team has been lead by  Senior Monroe Roush and Gabrielle Camp-Lagueux. Through the remainder of the season the team will challenge league rivals in the DPS leading into the league championship on October 10th at City Park. With the new classification of 4A based on current performance, we do have our sites on possible individual/team state meet qualification.

    GYMNASTICS
    The first gymnastics meet went well. Briana Clementz did her round off back handspring for the first time at a meet. Katharine Chadd stuck her beam routine, and overall the girls were very supportive of each other and the other teams.

    SOFTBALL
    The varsity had an excellent week against two fine opponents, defeating Lincoln 15-7 while losing a nail biter to Kennedy 2-1.  In the first contest, junior pitcher Tracy Harris had 16 strikeouts and the team pounded out 16 hits, led by Tracy, junior Gabby Romero and sophomore Lucca Raabe.  In the second game, a tremendous pitching duel, GW had the tying run on third base in the top of the 7th inning but fell just short.  The team’s record now stands at 8-4-1.

    The JV also split its two games last week, finishing on a high note with a 12-5 victory over North.  Junior pitcher Katrina Gilman through a fine game, aided by two outstanding defensive plays by sophomore second baseman Emma Krantz and another excellent play by freshman shortstop Kate Graham.  The JV record is now 6-3.

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  • College Planning Event

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    Please join us on Wednesday, October 5th, at 6:30-8:00pm in the GW library for a valuable information session featuring outstanding speakers who are experts in their respective fields of college planning. Topics to be addressed include finding the right college for you, the strengths & differences of AP, IB & concurrent enrollment, and ACT/SAT test preparation. This meeting will ideally benefit our current sophomores & juniors and their parents, but all George families are welcome. If you have specific questions you would like to have addressed or are willing to support the event, please email Maura Mackintosh at Maura@solucian.com. We look forward to seeing you at GW on October 5th for this worthwhile evening!

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  • Library Closed 9/21 and 9/22

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    The library will be closed on Wednesday September 21st and Thursday September 22nd to grades 9-11 for the entire school day in support of DPS 2nd Annual College Application Day for seniors.

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  • Become a Part-Time AmeriCorps Member

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    School Based Services is excited to offer students and parents an opportunity to enroll in the FACE AmeriCorps program to earn an education award while serving their school and community. Education awards can be used to pay off qualified student loans or to further their education with tuition payment.

    This is a first-come, first-serve opportunity and in order to secure a slot, applicants must complete the required digital documents and their DPS background check.

    All parents and students must complete a DPS background check, at no cost to them, and will need to schedule a session on a Monday or Friday between 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm.

    September 30th is the application deadline.

    AmeriCorps Eligibility

    • Must be 17 or older at time of enrollment
    • Must be a US Citizen, US National, or Permanent Resident and must provide either
      • US birth Certificate or,
      • US Passport (can be expired) or,
      • Permanent Resident Card and their Social Security card
    • Must pass a Denver Public Schools fingerprint and background check
    • Must participate in at least 1 Day of Service (MLK Day or Cesar Chavez Day)
    • Complete a monthly time sheet

    Benefits

    • For parents, 900 hours of service equates to a $2,887.50 education award
    • For students, 300 hours of service equates to a $1,222.22 education award
    • Members may be able to put qualified student loans on deferment during term of service
      • AmeriCorps will also pay for any accrued interest for loans in forbearance during their term of service
    • If 55 or older at the time of enrollment, the member can pass their education award on to their
      child.

    Please call Antwun Baker at 720-423-8704 with any questions or concerns.

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  • Daniels Scholarship Program Application Opening Soon!

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    The online application for the Daniels Scholarship Program will be open from September 30, 2016 to November 30, 2016 at 4:00 p.m. MST. The Daniels Scholarship Program is a four year annually renewable college scholarship to any two or four year accredited nonprofit college or university in the United States for high school seniors who demonstrate character, leadership, and service. It is not an academic merit scholarship. Daniels Scholars must intend to complete a Bachelor’s Degree.

    Students who want to apply to the Daniels Scholarship should complete the FAFSA as soon as possible after October 1, to determine their financial and general eligibility to apply for the Daniels Scholarship. For more information about the Daniels Scholarship, please visit the website at: DanielsFund.org/Scholarships

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