Weekly Roundup July 28

Weekly Roundup July 28
July 28, 2021 GWHS

FIRST DAY OF SCHOOL
The first day of school for 9th and 10th graders is Monday, August 23.  All grades will report on Tuesday, August 24. Check out our school calendar HERE.

UPDATED BELL SCHEDULE START AND END TIMES
Before leaving for summer break in June we learned that DPS Transportation had assigned us to the new Tier 3 schedule with a 20-minute later start time than we had planned. After several calls and meetings, our request for an adjustment has been denied and our new schedule has been adjusted to reflect the new times.  

For the 2021-22 school year, classes will start at 8:45am and end at 3:50pm. We will have a late start on Thursdays at 10:15am with a normal release at 3:50pm. Click HERE to subscribe to the final bell schedule for the 2021-2022 school year.

REQUIRED REGISTRATION FOR THE 2021-2022 SCHOOL YEAR
All students are required to verify their enrollment for the upcoming school year by completing online registration starting July 30. This must be completed by August 13.

To register online, sign in to Parent Portal, click on “See All Apps,” then click on “Online Registration” to verify or update your student’s information. Online registration can only be completed by the parent/guardian listed in the primary household of the student record.

CLASS SCHEDULES
We are in the process of building our master course schedule for this year. Starting Monday, your advisors will begin to review each student’s schedule to ensure you have the classes you need, as well as ensuring that class sizes are balanced. Class schedules are not final until Tuesday, August 17. Schedules may be visible in IC before this time, but it is important to know that they will likely change as advisors complete this important process. 

NINTH GRADE ACADEMY
Hello Class of 2025! We hope you can join us for Ninth Grade Academy that is happening in two weeks! We are hosting an in-person Ninth Grade Academy August 9 – 12 from 8:00am – 12:00pm to welcome you to the Patriot Family! 

9th Grade Academy is the ultimate orientation for students. Over the course of the week, freshmen will have a chance to make positive connections with other ninth-grade students, student leaders at George, and GW’s faculty and staff. Led by students and designed to help students build a foundation for successfully navigating high school, 9th Grade Academy will prepare students by sharing homework and academic support tips, how to use Schoology to monitor grades, who and where in the building to ask for anything, and how to sign up for clubs and sports. If you haven’t signed up yet, you can sign up HERE! We can’t wait to meet you!

If you have any questions, feel free to reach out to Ms. Richason at alyssa_richason@dpsk12.net.

TENTH GRADE ACADEMY
Hello Class of 2024! We hope you can join us for Tenth Grade Academy that is still happening next week! We are hosting an in-person Tenth Grade Academy August 5 and 6 from 8:00am – 12:00pm to welcome back our Patriots who didn’t get the full in-person GW experience last  year. If you haven’t signed up yet, you can sign up HERE!

If you have any questions, feel free to reach out to Ms. Richason at alyssa_richason@dpsk12.net.