If you’re interested in creating a Destination Imagination team, or just want to know what it is, visit Mr. Beard during his Thursday office hours in library office 223E. We already have one three-person team of DI veterans representing GW this year, and we have the opportunity and space for more teams. Due to a limited number of high school teams in Denver, GW teams have a high likelihood of moving on to State and Global final competitions. Winners also receive scholarship money!
Attention, Seniors – the Senior Panoramic Picture will be taken at 8:30am in the Gym on Thursday, October 19, 2017. This is the only time pictures will be taken of your whole Senior class; make sure to arrive on time so you’re in the picture. There will be no retakes to account for missing students, so don’t miss out!
October is College and Career Readiness Month, and to celebrate, we’re bringing back College Fridays! Every Friday in the month of October, we want you to show your college spirit by wearing your favorite schools’ gear. We can’t wait to see all of you in your favorite college spirit wear!
Bring your friends and come out on Thursday, October 26, for the Neon Glow Patriot Skate Party in support of the GW Boys Basketball team. The party will take place at Skate City, on 15100 East Girard Ave in Aurora, from 8:00pm until 10:00pm. Admission is $5.00, and skate rental is $2.50. See you at Skate City!
Parent/Teacher Conferences are this Thursday, October 5, 2017, from 3:30pm to 7:30pm. Parents and guardians should stop by the cafeteria at any time during those hours to speak with teachers regarding the progress of their students. Please remember, these conversations are just snapshots of your students’ progress and should only last 10 minutes. If you need more time with a teacher, please reach out to them to schedule an appointment for a conference on another day.
GW’s Homecoming Tailgate is, Saturday, October 21, 2017, 9:00am – 11:00am. Come out to celebrate and have some breakfast snacks. GW is seeking help to set up, work, and clean up the tailgate, as well as donations for the breakfast items. If you are available and/or able to donate, please sign up HERE.
GW is looking for chaperones for its 2017 Homecoming Dance. The dance occurs October 21, 2017, 7:30pm – 10:30pm. We are looking for chaperones to work 6:30pm – 8:30pm, 8:30pm – 10:30 pm, and 9:00pm – 11:00pm. We are also looking for adults to collects tickets at the door. If you are available, please sign up for a shift HERE. Thank you!
Mr. Beard, GW’s on-site GT Coordinator, will be organizing anyone interested in participating in the annual National History Day competition this year. There have been some changes in organization this year, so if you’re interested, please check in with Mr. Beard in library office 223E this Thursday, October 5, in the afternoon before conferences.
Gifted and Talented Students and students curious about Gifted and Talented at George are invited to the kick off of this year’s bi-monthly GT Discussion Group. This Lunch Bunch will discuss a wide variety of topics around intelligence, the brain, how to use the most of your strengths and passions, and how GT can be both a blessing and a curse when it comes with extra social and emotional stresses. Come network with other GT students at GW and learn how to access supports available here on site and at the district level. Reach out to Brian Beard at email@example.com, or visit him at George on Thursdays in library office 223E.
All senior pictures, quotes, and biography descriptions submitted to the yearbook program are free for all 2018 graduates, and submissions are open now. You can submit HERE. Yearbook needs everything by November 17, so make sure to turn your photos and bios in soon!