Seniors

SENIOR PARKING LOT CELEBRATION
GW is hosting a parking lot chalk party for Seniors in the GW North Parking Lot, 6:15am – 10:00am on Wednesday, April 28. We are closely monitoring the weather and will communicate to seniors about postponing the event if needed. If you missed your chance to sign up, you can sign up HERE by tomorrow, April 21. You must sign up to attend. Seniors should arrive at the North Parking Lot at 6:15am to watch the sunrise and then proceed to the table to be assigned a parking spot and receive your bag of food and materials. The following safety and health guidelines must be followed:

  • Masks must be worn at all times
  • Social Distance 12ft apart if eating breakfast items
  • Can only share a parking spot with one person if space permits but must be 6 ft apart
  • Must have own blanket (during the sunrise)
  • Cannot share any food items
  • Cannot share any designing utensils
  • Each person will have their own decorating utensils

CLASS OF 2021 PROM
The Class of 2021 Prom will be held on Friday, May 7, 7:00pm – 11:00pm. You all voted and this year’s Prom Theme is Starry Night. We will celebrate under the stars on the GWHS Turf Field. This will be a GW Senior Only Prom, at no cost to student. Seniors must bring a photo ID to get into prom. As of Thursday, April 15, the following guidelines must be followed:

  • Groups of 10 in a pod
  • Social Distance 6ft apart with masks in the pods

You must complete THIS FORM () by May 5th with the names of the 10 people in your group to be in a pod of your choosing. If you do not sign up, a pod will be predetermined for you.

SENIOR CHECKOUT
Senior checkout will happen in two phases. Phase 1 is virtual and must be completed May 14. Phase 2 is in-person on Wednesday, May 19, 8:00am – 1:30pm. Students will participate in a curbside checkout arriving to drop off their items and pick up their graduating packs in the North Parking Lot. An email will be sent to seniors with more information regarding both Phase 1 and Phase 2 in early May. Seniors are expected to have completed all courses, pay their fees, and completed their ICAP requirements.

GRADUATION
Last week, seniors received an email with updated information regarding graduation. Graduation is at Coors Field on Thursday, May 27 at 12pm. As of today, Graduation Rehearsal will still be held virtually Thursday, May 20 at 11am. Details about both will be provided to seniors in May. As of April 5, seniors will be allowed to have 2 guests attend their graduation. Our graduation will be live streamed and recorded for others to view. Tickets will be provided to seniors at Senior Checkout. We will continue to provide updates about graduation in the Weekly Roundup.

ACTIVITY PHOTOS FOR YEARBOOK
Seniors! Submissions for Senior Photos and Baby Dedications closed April 9th, but you can still submit photos from your senior year. Click HERE to submit your photos by Friday, April 16. Email Mr. Castanon at nolan_castanon@dpsk12.net if you have any questions.

CAP AND GOWN ORDERS
You can still order your cap and gown! We do not have an option to rent or loan caps and gowns. If you need assistance paying for your cap and gown, please contact Ms. Richason. If you have any questions about ordering, you can contact our jostens rep, Nils Erickson by phone at 303-985-0095 or email at nils.erickson.office@jostens.com. Click HERE to order your cap and gown. Please note, your cap and gowns will be sent to the school to be picked up at Senior Checkout. All other items ordered will be mailed directly to your home.

CAP AND GOWN PHOTOS
If you are interested in purchasing cap and gown photos you must call 720-506-5640 to schedule an appointment. Appointments are available April 13, 14, or 15 from 1:00pm – 3:00pm and will take place at GW in the Community Room. Seniors must follow all health and safety protocols that include social distancing while waiting for your appointment and wearing your masks. Arrive at least 10 minutes before your appointment time to allow time for health screenings. You must leave the building as soon as your appointment is complete.

FUTURE CENTER
Please forward or text Ms. Carlson screenshots of any college acceptances / scholarship awards you get! You can also fill out these google forms! This one is for college acceptances and this one is for scholarship awards. Reminder, her email is Emily_carlson1@dpsk12.net and her Google Voice number is 720-588-3652.

LIFE AFTER GW
Attention all seniors, Student Leadership Execs have partnered with other seniors to create the Class of 2021 Instagram Page to celebrate you! We would love for you to share your plans for life after George. Are you pursuing higher education, a recruited athlete, taking a gap year, serving in the military, entering the workforce, or something else cool? If you want to share your plans with us and have it posted to our Instagram Page @GWHS_2021Seniors, click HERE to complete the form.