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  • Career Connect Mentoring Spotlight

    One of the best work based learning supports that Career Connect offers is through our professional mentoring program, Career Coach. Over the last six years, GW has been lucky enough…

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  • Two GWHS Students Advance to State National History Day Competition

    Two students who medaled at the regional rounds of National History Day will move on to the State competition. Senior Skye McCrimmon won gold for her project “Tragedy in Tulsa:…

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  • GWHS National Honor Society Resumes

    On Thursday, January 7, GWHS kicked off the new year with our first meeting of our chapter of the National Honor Society. To resume activity, the club celebrated with a…

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  • 8 GWHS Students Move Onto Finalist Round for National Merit Scholarship

    We are proud to announce that eight GW students from the Class of 2021 received recognition for their performance on the 2019 Preliminary SAT / National Merit Scholarship Qualifying Test (PSAT/NMSQT). Congratulations to…

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  • 2nd Edition of the Illuminate Journal Now Available

    Illuminate is a monthly journal produced by the GWHS Social Justice League. The journal includes discussions of social justice issues important to students at our school. Our primary goal is to…

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  • Two GWHS Students Named Boettcher Finalists

    Mayan Caplan and Skye McCrimmon were named as finalists for the 2021 Boettcher Scholarship. Mayan and Skye were selected as finalists from a pool of nearly 1,600 highly qualified applicants who exhibited…

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  • GW Student Artwork Showcased at Evergreen Center for the Arts

    One of our fellow Patriots had their artwork included in the Hear Me: Teen Art Exhibition this past February at the Evergreen Center for the Arts. Lorena Silva-Bocanegra is a…

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  • GW Welcomes Students Back to Campus

    The week of February 1 all students, virtual and in-person, attended Hybrid Orientation. Both groups participated in community building activities that included a tour, learning about the new schedule, and…

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  • GW Student Board Leads Design and Installation of New “One George” Mural

    As GW students and staff return to the school after a long absence, they will be greeted with a recently completed makeover of the North Lobby, featuring the new mural,…

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  • African American Heritage Month 2021

    Traditionally, GW has hosted the African American Heritage Month Celebration where the whole school is let into the world of African American culture and experience through the performances of dance,…

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  • GWHS Speech and Debate Keeps Moving Onward and Upward!

    Being the largest organization at GWHS, it has been a busy and yet again successful 2nd quarter for our 180-team members. Some notable team statistics from Quarter 2: Between September…

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  • History Bowl Success

    The GW History Club competed in the regional History Bowl competition and the National History Bee competition during the month of November. In prelims, Varsity went 4-1 and JV went…

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  • First Virtual Activity Fair

    GW held its first Virtual Club Fair to kick off Quarter 2. In Community Learning Seminar classes, students were able to watch videos introducing the clubs that are active this…

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  • Winner of the 20-21 GW TShirt Design

    The votes are in and we would like to congratulate Aimee Harling as the winner of GW’s first t-shirt design contest! These t-shirts will be available for purchase when we…

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  • Student Journal Publishes First Edition

    Illuminate is a monthly journal produced by the GWHS Social Justice League. The journal will include discussions of social justice issues important to students at GW. Their primary goal is to…

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  • The Return of Daily Announcements

    Upon returning for Quarter 2, students were met with a familiar phrase – “Good Morning Patriots! These are your daily announcements!” – in a new virtual format! Everyday, students and…

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  • GWHS Law Students Compete in the Marshall-Brenan Moot Court Competition

    New to GWHS this year is a social studies class that surveys the many aspects of the law. These classes were partnered up with 2nd year CU Law students who…

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  • Virtual Spirit and Engagement

    The student exec team took time to learn about creating engagement opportunities through our social media pages. Each week, the student execs put out polls for students to take on…

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  • Patriot ESports Makes Playoffs in First Year

    GW’s Varsity Rocket League and Overwatch teams made it to their first ever playoff competition. Both teams play in the western region and competed against teams from California, Utah, Arizona,…

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  • GWHS Food Pantry Supports Families Through Pandemic and 2020 Winter Season

    Supported By the Be Inspired Fund While school moved to remote learning last spring and has continued online through the fall, the GW Food Pantry has remained in operation to…

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  • Celebrating Fall Athletes

    Fall 2020 was like no other sports season we have ever seen! We were able to run four sports this fall – Boys Golf, Boys Tennis, Softball and Cross Country.…

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  • BusinessConnect Student Celebration

    During the 2019-2020 school year, George Washington High School’s Business Connect program was affiliated nationally with High School of Business. At the end of the each course there is a…

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  • ESports at GW

    In exciting news, GW has started a brand new esports team with 25 active members who will compete in the 2020-21 season. Patriot Esports will face off against high schools from…

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  • GW Student Attends Economics for Leaders Program

    Aliyu Kola-Abiola was selected to attend Economics for Leaders this past summer. These week-long programs host approximately 30 high school students from around the world as they gain a better understanding…

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  • 2020 Caren Press Patriot Pairs Scholarship Recipients

    Every year the Patriot Pairs Mentoring Program Board of Directors funds scholarships of at least $1,000 as well as a laptop to one or more graduating Patriot Pairs mentees. We are thrilled to announce…

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  • Visual Arts Creates an Outlet for Students in Virtual School

    Students in the arts have been busy creating this semester, from sculptures made of cake to portrait photography. Students have been using this time as a creative outlet to express…

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  • PSAT/NMSQT Celebrations

    We are proud to announce that 8 GW students from the Class of 2021 received recognition for their performance on the 2019 Preliminary SAT / National Merit Scholarship Qualifying Test…

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  • GW Speech and Debate Ranked 6th in the Nation

    GW has been named one of the Top 100 schools by the National Speech and Debate Association, ranking 6th in the nation out of over 3,000 schools nationwide. This distinguished…

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  • Successful Student Service Day

    Under the direction of the Grounds Committee, our community recently planted four new trees by the sports fields. Over 40 students participated including members of the GW football team, the…

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  • AVID Dinner Night a Success

    Thank you to all the families who came to celebrate their students decision to be in AVID at our 12th Annual Dinner Night. We are excited you are part of…

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  • CareerConnect Roundup

    CAREER EXPLORATION We had the privilege of taking 13 Patriots on a Girls in STEM event hosted by AT&T last week. During this full-day experience, our students were treated to…

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  • JROTC Students Volunteer at the Hot Chocolate Marathon

    JROTC students volunteered at the Hot Chocolate Marathon Expo on Saturday, October 5, 2019. The event was held at the Stadium Arena at the National Western Complex. The students had…

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  • CareerConnect Roundup

    Learning made real is a guiding principle of what a Career Connect classroom might look like. Recently, in our Med Connect classroom, students had the unique opportunity of learning the…

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  • PSAT/NMSQT Celebrations

    We are proud to announce that 2 GW students from the Class of 2020 received recognition for their performance on the 2018 Preliminary SAT / National Merit Scholarship Qualifying Test…

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  • Celebrating Hispanic Heritage Month

    On Tuesday, September 17th GW celebrated our annual Hispanic Heritage Month Assembly. September marks the time where the nation pays tribute to the generations of Hispanic Americans who have positively…

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  • JROTC Promotion Ceremony

    On September 12, 2019, George Washington High School hosted the district’s annual JROTC Promotion Ceremony. High School Principals and Army Instructors from across the district joined together with families and…

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  • GWHS NHS Welcomes New Members

    GWHS’ chapter of National Honor Society celebrated the addition of 65 new member scholars for the 2019-2020 school year. New members were welcomed in a candlelight Induction Ceremony. Candidates learned…

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  • Speech and Debate Takes Top Honors at National Tournament

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  • GW JROTC Recognized at All City Awards Ceremony

    GW JROTC Recognized at All City Awards Ceremony On Tuesday, May 7, twenty-six George Washington JROTC Cadets were recognized for their outstanding achievements during the 2018-19 year. Cadets from all…

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  • GW National History Bowl Team Competes in D.C.

    GW National History Bowl Team Competes in D.C. Over the last weekend in April, GW students traveled to Washington D.C. to compete in the National History Bee and Bowl. Please…

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  • GW Honor Choir Performs the Mozart Requiem

    GW Honor Choir Performs the Mozart Requiem Last weekend, GW’s Honor Choir went on an overnight trip to Colorado Springs, joining with 250 singers from across the state and the…

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  • Theatre Updates from the GW Patriot Players

    Theatre Updates from the GW Patriot Players Friday, April 26 was the 35th Annual DPS Shakespeare Festival. This event has always been a huge success for our Patriots.This year enormously…

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  • GW JROTC Takes First at Rocky Mountain Regional Drill Competition

    GW JROTC Takes First at Rocky Mountain Regional Drill Competition On Saturday April 27, 2019, George Washington High School’s JROTC Drill Team, Honor Platoon, and Color Guard competed in the…

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  • Mile High Scholars

    On Tuesday, April 23, GW sophomore Jose Avalos-Berrospe and junior Falmata Wako were recognized by Mayor Michael Hancock and DPS Superintendent Susana Cordova as Mile High Scholars for their outstanding…

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  • GW Careers Students Medal at Annual (SC)2 Conference

    GW Careers Students Medal at Annual (SC)2 Conference Congratulations to the Entrepreneur Class/Careers Students for their participation in the Annual Successful Career Students of Colorado Conference held at Arapahoe Community…

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  • CareerConnect Round Up – April 25, 2019

    CareerConnect Round Up – April 25, 2019 Career X United Airlines hosted nearly 40 9th graders for a Career X Job Exploration event. Students arrived at the United Airlines maintenance…

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  • GW Chess Club Earns Third Place Chess League Finish

    GW Chess Club Earns Third Place Chess League Finish In previous years, competitive chess teams from George participated in the Denver Scholastic Chess League, comprised of high schools throughout the…

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  • New Trees from Denver Forestry Beautify GW’s Campus

    New Trees from Denver Forestry Beautify GW’s Campus As you may have noticed, there were some amazing additions to the GW campus last week. Denver Forestry, in conjunction with the…

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  • GW Speech and Debate Soars at State Tournament

    GW Speech and Debate Soars at State Tournament The State Speech and Debate Tournament took place on March 22-23 at Mountain Vista High School. Many GW competitors advanced to the…

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  • CareerConnect Round Up – April 4, 2019

    CareerConnect Round Up – April 4, 2019 Career Coach Mentoring Students enrolled in our year long mentorship program with United Airlines and Kaiser Permanente celebrated the end of the program…

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