Reminder: George Washington High School is hosting an all-school assembly this Friday, September 21, and will be operating on an assembly schedule, available HERE. GW faculty and students will be hosting the first half of the assembly by putting on performances to honor and celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month. For the second half of the assembly, students will view a presentation about suicide prevention and anti-bullying offered by The Hope and Love Tour and the Denver Broncos. Kolby Koloff, a recording artist and reality TV star, will share stories of her experiences with suicide and bullying, and perform two songs. Former NFL prospect Tevin Lucas will also share his personal story of overcoming poverty, suicide, and career-ending injury.
If you would prefer that your student not attend this assembly, please complete the opt-out form HERE and have them return it to their 2nd period teacher before Friday.
Are you a senior interested in scholarships to pay for college? Come to the Future Center this Thursday, September 20 from 2:45 pm – 3:15 pm for our Daniels Fund scholarship presentation. The Daniels Fund is a full ride, need-based scholarship offered to students who meet its GPA and SAT requirements. Visit their website or the Future Center to see if you qualify and come to our info session to learn more! No sign up necessary.
GW’s Ultimate Frisbee team is looking for a few more members. If you are interested, we practice on the North Soccer Field on Tuesdays and Thursdays starting at 4:00pm. No experience needed – just come with a desire to learn the sport and have fun!
Mr. Beard is hosting Gifted and Talented Support at George on Wednesdays this year. Try out the brand new High School Gifted and Talented App HERE. Complete the survey and schedule a Wednesday consultation with Mr. Beard in Room 223F in the library, or just drop by and say hello.
The Patriot Coffee Cart will be in the North Lobby before school on Thursdays! Enjoy a hot beverage and support GW Students needing assistance with bus passes. We offer coffee, chai tea, hot chocolate and green tea to help you start your day off right!
Homecoming Spirit Week starts next Monday, September 24! GW, remember to show your spirit and participate in this year’s theme days:
Monday: PJ Day
Tuesday: Jersey Day
Wednesday: Decades Day
Thursday: College and Career Day
Friday: Crazy Green and White Friday
If you are experiencing food scarcity or have grocery needs, the GW Food Pantry is open to students and staff for grocery shopping on Fridays from 2:30pm until 3:00pm. No registration is required. Just show up!
If you prefer to have your groceries delivered, the Food Pantry can also deliver a grocery basket to your home once a month. Forms for the delivery program are available outside of Room 109, or you can talk with Ms. Hartman in the Success Center. We will also be doing Thanksgiving Baskets and Winter Break delivery this year. Be sure to sign up for those if your family needs assistance.
If you have further needs around school fees or transportation, please stop by Ms. Hartman’s office in Room 112G.
We know you looked beautiful for your quince, and we want pictures! IBLA is collecting quinceañera photos for this year’s Hispanic Heritage Celebration. Please bring photos to Mrs. Rodriguez in the Main Office, or email them to her at email@example.com. ¡Viva la Raza!
Balarat started on September 13. However, since we had a huge turnout, Balarat will have another session for second semester. If you missed the first semester and are still interested in attending, please stop in and see your academic advisor to get signed up.