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  • CareerConnect Round Up – April 5, 2017

    CareerConnect Round Up – April 5, 2017 Before spring break, almost 50 GWHS CareerConnect students participated in a Skills Training Conference over the course of two days. The goal of…

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  • GW Speech and Debate Wins Top Honors at Spring Tournament

    GW Speech and Debate Wins Top Honors at Spring Tournament On Friday, March 17, and Saturday, March 18, 37 George Washington Speech and Debate students competed at the State Tournament. 20…

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  • GW JROTC Teams Compete in Raider Challenge

    GW JROTC Teams Compete in Raider Challenge Two GWHS JROTC teams competed in the Raider Challenge at Abraham Lincoln High School on March 22, 2017. The teams placed 1st and…

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  • GW Students Awarded at DPS Citywide Art Exhibition

    GW Students Awarded at DPS Citywide Art Exhibition Congratulations to the George Washington High School artists honored and awarded at the annual DPS High School Citywide Visual Art Exhibition. The…

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  • The GW Native American Experience Through Portraits

    The GW Native American Experience Through Portraits On Thursday, March 16, 2017, GW photography students hosted an Artists’ Reception in the Pikes Peak Lobby to present their exhibition, Native American…

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  • Pi Day Success!

    Pi Day Success! For the past four years, GW has gone above and beyond the prior year in building up a celebration around one of the Mathematical Holidays – Pi…

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  • GW JROTC Competes at All City JROTC Drill Meet

    GW JROTC Competes at All City JROTC Drill Meet The GWHS JROTC Honor Platoon, Drill Team, Color Guard, and Freshman Drill Teams competed at the All City JROTC Drill Meet…

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  • GW Robotics Club Wins the Entrepreneurship Award

    GW Robotics Club Wins the Entrepreneurship Award After going 5-5 in competition, the GW Robotics Club was happy to receive the Entrepreneurship Award, recognizing our growth as a team and…

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  • GW Students Compete at Regional National History Day

    GW Students Compete at Regional National History Day History students from George Washington competed on Saturday, March 4, at the National History Day regional competition. Students competed in the individual/group…

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  • CareerConnect Round Up – March 2017

    CareerConnect Round Up – March 2017 BusinessConnect Congratulations to GWHS BusinessConnect student Kai Suematsu on being recognized at the Colorado State Capitol as a Stellar Student for House District 6! We…

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  • GW’s Yemi Kelani and Avery Bleichfeld Win Arts Awards

    GW’s Yemi Kelani and Avery Bleichfeld Win Arts Awards Yemi Kelani was selected for this year’s Metro State University Merit Award for his charcoal self portrait. In addition, his portrait…

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  • Boys Basketball Heads to Final Four on Friday

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  • JROTC Hosts Military Banquet and Ball

    JROTC Hosts Military Banquet and Ball Sixty-two JROTC students and their guests attended the JROTC Military Banquet and Ball at the Hyatt Regency Tech Center on March 3, 2017. Everybody…

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  • Steve Finesilver is Employee of the Month for February

    Steve Finesilver is Employee of the Month for February Congrats to Coach Finesilver for being awarded the February Employee of the Month! Collaborative School Committee would like to continue to…

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  • CareerConnect Round Up – March 2017

    CareerConnect Round Up – March 2017 February has been a busy month for CareerConnect. Our CareerX Job Exploration events have seasonally slowed down, but we were fortunate to partner with…

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  • New Patriot Power of the Month – Critical Thinking

    New Patriot Power of the Month – Critical Thinking Aside from Professionalism, one of the most sought-after soft skills that our business partners look for in their employees is Critical…

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  • HL Math Class Hosts Annual Casino Day

    HL Math Class Hosts Annual Casino Day Joe Bolz’s HL math students have been learning about the power of probability. To showcase their knowledge, they created their own games and…

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  • GW Attendance Champs – Fourth Six Weeks

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  • February 2017 Patriot Power Recognitions

    February 2017 Patriot Power Recognitions As we head into the heart of the second semester, we are thrilled to acknowledge students and staff who have been recognized by their teachers or peers…

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  • Sophomore Hallie Ferguson Takes DPS Top Prize for Digital Art

    Sophomore Hallie Ferguson Takes DPS Top Prize for Digital Art Hallie Ferguson won the Mastermind Award from DPS for her digital art piece titled Surreal World. Hallie joined the graphic design…

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  • GWHS JROTC Competes at Falcon High School Drill Competition

    GWHS JROTC Competes at Falcon High School Drill Competition Members of the GWHS JROTC Drill Team and Honor Platoon competed against 20 other high school JROTC programs at the Falcon…

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  • CareerConnect Round Up – February 14, 2017

    CareerConnect Round Up – February 14, 2017 CareerLaunch I am very pleased to announce that GWHS CareerConnect has placed five students in CareerLaunch Internships during the spring semester. Internship participants…

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  • GW National Merit Finalists Announced!

    GW National Merit Finalists Announced! Congratulations to seniors Robert Schwartz and Alyssa Ho (not pictured) who were named as finalists in the National Merit Scholarship Program. Congratulations for your hard…

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  • GW Artists to Exhibit Work for the All City Arts Show

    GW Artists to Exhibit Work for the All City Arts Show Congratulations to the following GW Artists whose work was accepted for the All City Art Show at Wellington Webb…

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  • Maryrose Kohan is Employee of the Month for January

    Maryrose Kohan is Employee of the Month for January Congratulations to Maryrose Kohan for being nominated and chosen for the GWHS Employee of the Month. She was recognized for going…

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  • Red Cross Club Prepares for Upcoming Blood Drive

    Red Cross Club Prepares for Upcoming Blood Drive Red Cross Club members Julie Huynh, Erin Liedtke and Grace Oh-Willeke visited Bonfils on January 31st to learn about the process of…

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  • Author Ellen Hopkins Speaks to GW Students

    Author Ellen Hopkins Speaks to GW Students On January 23, bestselling author Ellen Hopkins made George the first school visit of her book tour as she promotes her newest novel,…

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  • Employees of the Month for November and December

    Employees of the Month for November and December Congratulations to Joe Bolz and Angela Danley for being nominated and chosen for the GWHS Employee of the Month. These two staff…

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  • Finalists Announced for Daniels and Boettcher Scholarships

    Finalists Announced for Daniels and Boettcher Scholarships Congratulations to the Daniels Scholarship Program finalists! Applicants were notified via email on Friday, January 27, 2017 whether or not they were selected…

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  • CareerConnect Round Up – January 30, 2017

    CareerConnect Round Up CareerX Last week, GWHS BusinessConnect took 26 students for a CareerX Job Exploration event with United Airlines at Denver International Airport. During this incredibly engaging event, students…

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  • Patriot Power Sophomores Earn Off-Campus Lunch Privileges!

    Patriot Power Sophomores Earn Off-Campus Lunch Privileges! As GWHS continues to make Soft Skills acquisition a priority through the Patriot Powers Initiative, we would like to take a moment to…

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  • GW Alumni Offer Wisdom on Navigating Life After George

    GW Alumni Offer Wisdom on Navigating Life After George Ever wonder how many colleges to apply to, or how well GW will prepare you for the future? These questions were…

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  • George Installs Donated Student Seating Area

    George Installs Donated Student Seating Area Thanks to a generous and thoughtful donation from one of our families, George has a new student seating area outside our lunchroom outfitted with…

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  • Peer Tutoring Returns After Successful Fall Semester

    Peer Tutoring Returns After Successful Fall Semester Last semester, dedicated junior and senior peer tutors met twice weekly with underclassmen to assist them with everything from homework to test preparation.…

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  • ¡Futsal Fiesta! Winter Tournament Champions!

    ¡Futsal Fiesta! Winter Tournament Champions! After two days of play, the ¡Futsal Fiesta! champions are crowned! Congrats to Chili Peppers FC on winning the inaugural tournament. ¡Futsal Fiesta! is a free club…

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  • CareerConnect Round Up – December 2016

    CareerConnect Round Up Last week, GWHS BusinessConnect High School of Business students finished off their second projects, Business Biographies, by hosting a student showcase and presenting to peers and members of…

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  • Blacktail Collective Comic Authors Visit GW Library

    Blacktail Collective Comic Authors Visit GW Library Last week, indie comic authors and illustrators from the Blacktail Collective read samples of their work to students over a pizza lunch in…

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  • Patriot Powers Champions – Third Six Weeks

    Patriot Powers Champions – Third Six Weeks Congratulations to the following students and staff who have been recognized for their consistent demonstration of the Patriot Powers. During the first semester,…

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  • Tips to Promote Social-Emotional Health Among Teens

    Tips to Promote Social-Emotional Health Among Teens It’s that time of the year again, and finals are upon us. The staff at George are working hard to support students as…

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  • GW Welcomes the International Baccalaureate Class of 2019!

    GW Welcomes the International Baccalaureate Class of 2019! We are pleased to welcome over 100 students to our GW International Baccalaureate class of 2019. This year, interested sophomores attended informational…

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  • Look Who’s Joining the Life After George Alumni Panel!

    Look Who’s Joining the Life After George Alumni Panel! GW students and parents are invited to a conversation with a panel of recent GW graduates to hear their stories and…

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  • Patriots with 95% Attendance or Better During First Semester!

    Showing up to school on-time and ready to contribute is a skill that will help students succeed in their colleges, careers, and communities. Showing up to school 95% – 100%…

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  • AVID Students Honored for Work with Denver Police Department

    AVID Students Honored for Work with Denver Police Department George Washington’s AVID students were honored with certificates after finishing their Teen Leadership program with the Denver Police Department. During this…

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  • Building a Safe and Supportive School Environment

    Building a Safe and Supportive School Environment After the non-stop intensity of the 2016 election, we’re left with a divided nation in need of healing. Here at George, teachers and faculty…

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  • CareerConnect Round Up – Student Elevator Speeches

    CareerConnect Round Up – Student Elevator Speeches Presenting yourself is not just a Patriot Power, it’s one of the most important skills that our students need to acquire, helping them with…

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  • New Patriot Power – Planning and Organizing

    A new month brings a new Patriot Power. This month’s Patriot Power is Planning and Organizing. By definition, Planning and Organizing can be prioritizing, time management, using your resources, dividing…

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  • Attendance Champs!

    We are pleased to recognize the following students for their exemplary attendance through the 2nd 6 weeks. These students have attended school 95% and higher through the 2nd 6 week…

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  • ReWritten to Compete at Sing It To Me Santa

    Thanks to Mr. Tillson and the talent and energy of his students in ReWritten, the group will be competing at the Larimer Lounge in the Sing It To Me Santa…

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  • CareerConnect Round Up – November 7, 2016

    This week’s CareerConnect Round Up is all about celebrations! We are proud to announce that George Fenton, a BusinessConnect junior, received a nationally recognized score on the High School of…

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  • IBLA Sophomores Host Their First Fundraiser

    Sophomore students in the International Baccalaureate Latino Association spent the morning of November 4, their day off, in the kitchen of their sponsor, Ms. Lane, making burritos to sell to…

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