You can still order personalized engraved pavers for you students and loved ones to be installed before the end of the school year. Orders must be placed before Sunday, March 25, so don’t delay! Pavers are installed at the north entrance of the school. Tree dedications are also available. 100% of proceeds benefit GWHS Grounds through the Committee. For additional information, or to order personalized items, visit the GWHS Grounds Committee website HERE or contact Lisa at firstname.lastname@example.org. Thank you for your support of GWHS grounds improvements!
Bonfils Blood Center and George Washington’s Red Cross Club will be hosting a blood drive on Tuesday, March 6, from 8:00am – 1:30pm. Students aged 16-17 are welcome to donate with a signed permission slip from a parent; see Mr. Hildner to pick up a permission slip. Staff and students over 18 who are interested may sign up in Mr. Hildner’s room (219) during lunch or after school.
The ByeBye Bully Speaker Series continues this week with a timely talk by Beth Yohe, Executive Director of the Conflict Center, on managing conflict and creating dialog across differences. It will be held on Thursday, March 1, during lunch period in the GW Library, and a free pizza lunch will be served. The final speaker of the series will be Dr. Carrie Olson, a recently elected member of the DPS School Board, who will share her perspective on the topic of bullying in DPS. Dr. Olson will be speaking on Thursday, March 15 during lunch in the library.
All students, faculty, staff and parents are invited and welcome to attend both talks. Also, enter the Club’s Instagram Positive Words Challenge @ByeBye.Bully and you’ll be entered to win an Amazon gift card.
Want to take an AP class, join the IB program, or learn about Career Connect? Come to the library after school on Monday, March 12 to learn about AP, IB, and Career Connect courses for your choice of studies options next year. Meet the teachers and learn from current students about their experiences in these courses.
Are you a leader? Do you value student voice? Do you want to make a change in your school or your community? If you’ve answered yes to all of these questions, then you should apply to be a student representative on GW’s Student Board of Education Team HERE. We are looking for three new students to serve as leaders on the Student Board of Education. Stop by Ms. Richason’s room if you’d like more information or would prefer a paper application. Applications are due March 23, 2018 by 3:00pm.
In honor of Black History Month, please come out and show your support for the African American Heritage Celebration on Tuesday, February 27 during 2nd period. This is an opportunity to enjoy an entertaining presentation that will highlight the history and culture of the African American experience, sponsored by the IBBO. We hope to see you there!