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  • IB Latino Association Hosts Luncheon for GW Staff

    The faculty at George Washington High School came out to support students in the International Baccalaureate Latino Association (IBLA) by attending a luncheon on November 3. Students brought in homemade Mexican…

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  • GW Students Get Career Head Starts at CEC

    GW Students Get Career Head Starts at CEC In the photo below, GW student Alysha Foley is attaching a fire hose to a “Y” coupling as a practice drill during her…

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  • IB Biology Students Explore Human Hearts and Brains

    IB Biology Students Explore Human Hearts and Brains GW HL 2 Biology students got hands-on experience studying human hearts and brains with Dr. Saurabh Mangalik on October 20. Dr. Mangalik,…

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  • DU Men’s Basketball Team Shares Keys to Success

    DU Men’s Basketball Team Shares Keys to Success On Monday, October 23, players from the University of Denver Men’s Basketball team spent their morning sharing their Keys to Success with GW Freshman…

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  • CareerConnect Round Up – October 31, 2017

    CareerConnect Round Up – October 31, 2017 Last week, all of Mr. Barotz’s 9th Grade BusinessConnect Advisory classes visited the Kansas City Federal Reserve Denver Branch for an engaging CareerX Job…

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  • Journalism Students Take Home Awards from State

    Journalism Students Take Home Awards from State Journalism students from GW’s Yearbook and Newspaper classes brought home two awards from the State Journalism Conference, known as J-Day, in Fort Collins on…

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  • Congrats to our Employee of the Month, Robert Russ!

    Congrats to our Employee of the Month, Robert Russ! Here is an excerpt on Mr. Russ from a community member who nominated him: We have noticed that Mr Russ goes…

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  • AVID Hosts 10th Annual Dinner Night to Honor Students

    AVID Hosts 10th Annual Dinner Night to Honor Students On Thursday, October 19, AVID celebrated their 10th annual dinner night to honor AVID students and their families. These students have chosen…

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  • IBLA Hosts Beginning of the Year Club Celebration

    IBLA Hosts Beginning of the Year Club Celebration The International Baccalaureate Latino Association (IBLA) is a group formed to “level the academic playing field” for academically motivated Latino students in…

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  • CareerConnect Round Up – October 18, 2017

    CareerConnect Round Up – October 18, 2017 GWHS BusinessConnect students had the opportunity to share their first projects with students from The Denver Green School. Presenting to authentic audiences is…

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  • GW Speech Wins Award at New York City Invitational

    GW Speech Wins Award at New York City Invitational The GW Speech and Debate team traveled to New York City last week to compete in a tournament at the Bronx…

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  • Class of 2018 Prepares for College with GW Senior Boot Camp

    Class of 2018 Prepares for College with GW Senior Boot Camp Our Seniors are hard at work starting the college application process, and on Wednesday, October 11, over 270 members of the…

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  • First Generation College Initiative Brings Students and Staff Together

    First Generation College Initiative Brings Students and Staff Together On October 6, the College and Career Advising team launched the First Generation College Initiative to increase visibility and resources for…

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  • GW’s Tessa McEvoy Publishes Mars Generation Coloring Book

    GW’s Tessa McEvoy Publishes Mars Generation Coloring Book Tessa McEvoy, a senior at George, created a coloring book to celebrate The Mars Generation’s 2nd birthday. The Mars Generation is a nonprofit…

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  • GW’s National Merit Commended and Semi-Finalist Students

    GW Celebrates National Merit Commended and Semi-Finalist Students We are proud to announce that 17 GW students from the Class of 2018 received recognition for their performance on the 2016…

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  • Patriot Powers: Celebrating Students with Excellent Attendance

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  • Minor Disturbance Brings Spoken Word Performance to George

    Minor Disturbance Brings Spoken Word Performance to George GW’s Poetry Club began their inaugural year by welcoming Morgan and April from local group Minor Disturbance to George. These two accomplished…

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  • CareerConnect Round Up – October 4, 2017

    CareerConnect Round Up – October 4, 2017 MedConnect MedConnect students kicked off their year with the first CareerX event of the school year, hosted by Craig Hospital. During their day at Craig,…

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  • August Employee of the Month – Richard Leeds

    August Employee of the Month – Richard Leeds Congratulations to Richard Leeds for being Employee of the Month for August. His nomination is below: Richard Leeds in a leader in the GW…

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  • Life After George Volunteers Help GW Sophomores Reach Their Goals

    Life After George Volunteers Help GW Sophomores Reach Their Goals Last week, GW sophomores took Career Cluster Surveys as part of ICAP (Individual Career and Academic Plan), a state-wide program…

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  • CareerConnect Round Up – September 21, 2017

    CareerConnect Round Up – September 21, 2017 Thursday marked our kick-off event and return of the CareerCoach mentoring program. 13 MedConnect students joined over 20 adult mentors from the University…

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  • Black. at GW Starts Honest Conversations about Race

    Black. at GW Starts Honest Conversations about Race Proud Patriot Parents (P3) thanks the many GW students, parents, and community members who came to see the play Black. at GW…

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  • Patriot Pairs Freshmen Mentees Receive Graphing Calculators

    Patriot Pairs Freshmen Mentees Receive Graphing Calculators The Nathan Yip Foundation/Friends of Nate were at George on August 15 to attend Ms. Anderson’s first period Patriot Pairs Mentoring Program freshman…

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  • CareerConnect Round Up – September 7, 2017

    CareerConnect Round Up – September 7, 2017 Welcome back, parents and students! The CareerConnect team is excited to jump into the new school year and to continue to provide access to…

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  • Patriot Pairs Mentees Build Relationships With Their Mentors

    Patriot Pairs Mentees Build Relationships With Their Mentors On August 30, the Freshmen and Sophomore mentees in the Patriot Pairs Mentoring Program participated in a relationship-building workshop with their mentors.…

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  • GWHS National Honor Society Welcomes New Members

    GWHS National Honor Society Welcomes New Members On Monday evening, August 21, 2017, GWHS’ chapter of the National Honor Society grew by nearly 50 new members! The candlelight swearing-in ceremony…

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  • GW Speech and Debate Excels at National Tournament

    GW Speech and Debate Excels at National Tournament Last June, 16 George Washington students competed at the National Speech and Debate Tournament in Birmingham, Alabama. Highlights include: Tanner Hemmingsen, Sophomore, placing…

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  • GWHS MedConnect Celebrates Inaugural CNA Cohort

    GWHS MedConnect Celebrates Inaugural CNA Cohort As summer winds down, GWHS CareerConnect would like to take a moment to congratulate our 5 MedConnect students who participated in the inaugural CNA…

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  • GW Yearbook Students Win Best of Colorado Award

    GW Yearbook Students Win Best of Colorado Award Over the summer, three George Washington Yearbook students were recognized by the Colorado Student Media Association for best of Colorado print journalism.…

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  • GW Students Travel to Ireland, Scotland, and England

    GW Students Travel to Ireland, Scotland, and England This summer, 13 GW students discovered that Ireland truly is the land of the green. The students traveled to Ireland, Scotland, and England, and…

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  • Proud Patriot Parents (P3) Presents Black. by Lamaria Aminah

    Proud Patriot Parents introduces its first Community Meeting of the school year. All GWHS students, staff, families and community members are invited to attend the play Black. by Lamaria Aminah,…

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  • GW MedConnect Student Earns Intern of the Year Award

    GWHS MedConnect Sophomore, April McMullen was awarded 2017 DPS CareerLaunch Intern of Year award by Mayor Michael Hancock during the CareerLaunch Internship Celebration at Sports Authority Field on July 21st,…

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  • GW Focuses on Students Earning College Credit

    GW’s Unified Improvement Plan for the 2016-2017 school year focused on goals that would support the academic growth of our students so they would graduate high school ready for college…

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  • Inaugural George Washington Scholarship Fund Event

    Inaugural George Washington Scholarship Fund Event George Washington High School is always hard at work looking for ways to support our college-bound seniors. One of George’s goals is college and…

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  • Mosaic Bench is Latest Addition to GW Garden

    Mosaic Bench is Latest Addition to GW Garden Thanks to the design created by student Luke McKenzie, artists in the IB Visual Arts and GSA club created a beautiful mosaic…

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  • Newspaper Students Win Best of Colorado Awards

    Newspaper Students Win Best of Colorado Awards Several Surveyor newspaper students were recognized by the Colorado Student Media Association for best of Colorado print journalism. The following students were recognized:…

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  • 2017 GW Scholarship Recipients

    The Class of 2017 has earned over $10 million in combined scholarship awards. Please read on to see the incredible accomplishments of our students.

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  • Theatre in the News – May 18, 2017

    Theatre in the News – May 18, 2017 This year, our school musical Pippin was entered into the Denver Center for the Performing Arts’ Bobby G Awards. This meant a…

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  • GW Students Head to National Speech and Debate Tournament

    GW Students Head to National Speech and Debate Tournament 16 students qualified for the National Speech and Debate Tournament last weekend at Golden High School. GW qualified more competitors than…

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  • Students Represent George at the FBLA State Leadership Conference

    Students Represent George at the FBLA State Leadership Conference George Washington FBLA is proud to announce that eight GW students qualified and went to Vail, Colorado to participate in the Colorado…

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  • GW Red Cross Club Bonfils Blood Drive Update

    GW Red Cross Club Bonfils Blood Drive Update At the Red Cross Club blood drive on March 7, Bonfils collected 36 units of blood – that’s 6 more units than was…

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  • GW Team 1410: Release the Kraken Wraps its Tentacles Around Houston

    GW Team 1410: Release the Kraken Wraps its Tentacles Around Houston If you haven’t heard, the GW Robotics Club just completed an amazing run at the “National Championships” (FIRST® Robotics…

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  • CareerConnect Round Up – April 29, 2017

    CareerConnect Round Up – April 29, 2017 Creating access and opportunity for all GWHS CareerConnect students is the cornerstone of our programming. Through genuine work based and project based experiences,…

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  • GW’s Go Green Day was a Huge Success

    GW’s Go Green Day was a Huge Success If you haven’t seen the newest addition to the GW Campus, you will want to check out the new School/Community Garden, named…

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  • GW Destination Imagination Team Places First at State Meet

    GW Destination Imagination Team Places First at State Meet Please congratulate the combined George Washington High School and Denver School of the Arts Destination Imagination Team, who took first place at…

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  • CareerConnect Round Up – April 20, 2017

    CareerConnect Round Up – April 20, 2017 CareerConnect has been busy this week, as testing has ended and our team is getting back into Project Based Learning mode. In Mr. Kaplan’s…

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  • GW Math Teams Take Home Math Day Awards

    GW Math Teams Take Home Math Day Awards On Tuesday, April 18, three teams of GW Sophomores and Juniors competed at the Metro State Math Day against 33 other teams…

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  • GW’s Precious Blackbear Speaks on DPS Native American Youth Panel

    GW’s Precious Blackbear Speaks on DPS Native American Youth Panel On April 18 and 19, DPS hosted an Equity training entitled ‘Unpacking Institutional Bias and Racism: Connecting with Our Native…

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  • GW Attendance Champs – 5th Six Weeks

    GW Attendance Champs – 5th Six Weeks As we’ve written in the Patriot Post all year long, employers value an employee who demonstrates commitment to showing up on time to…

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  • GW JROTC Teams Compete at State Drill Competition

    GW JROTC Teams Compete at State Drill Competition The GWHS JROTC Color Guard, Drill Team and Honor Platoon competed at the Rocky Mountain Regional JROTC Drill Competition at the Denver…

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