The George Washington High School History Bowl varsity team placed 4th in the nation at the National History Bee and Bowl Championships, held in Arlington, VA on April 26-28. A total of 144 teams from 37 states competed in the tournament. Congratulations to GW History Bowl team members Walker Combs, Ben Woods (captain), Varun Kukkillaya, Reese Mason, and Adam Keith for their performance in this very competitive event!
Congratulations to the following GW students for placing 1st, 2nd, and 3rd in the Chemistry II Division at the Marshall University SCORES Festival!
Picture from left to right - Siamalan Krishnathas (1st Place), Samuel Powell (2nd Place), and Duncan McGee (3rd Place).
Congratulations to Adam Pack and Azeem Khan who were elected to the 2019 United States Senate Youth Program. They were two of six state finalists for the program, which also rewards a $10,000 college scholarship for each participant. Click on the slide to read more about their trip to DC.
Congratulations to GW students and Pickering Associates for winning the CANStruction 2019 People's Choice Award! GW also won Most Cans "Can Spirit" and Best Original Design!
Future Patriots & STEAM Connections
Check out our website featuring the collaboration between GWHS and our elementary feeder schools: Alum Creek, Holz, Kenna, Overbrook, Ruthlawn and Weberwood.
The GW History Bowl team won its third consecutive state championship at the West Virginia State Tournament last weekend. In addition, GW’s Walker Combs placed first in the individual (Bee) varsity competition, followed by Ben Woods and Varun Kukkillaya. GW 9th grader Reese Mason won the individual JV competition. Congratulations to all of our GW History Bowl students!
Congratulations to the members of DECA (Grace Holden, Jack Kelly, Caitlyn Pace, Ava Reed and Josie Lorea) who competed Sunday and Monday to qualify for ICDC. Huge congratulations to Ava Reed for placing 1st in Apparel and Accessories Marketing and Josie Lorea for placing 2nd in Principles of Business Management and Administration. They will be headed to Orlando in April to compete on the international level with several other countries. A special shoutout to Caitlyn Pace for placing third in International Business Plan. Also thank you to GW’s DECA Advisor for the 2018-2019 school year Ms. Vandall.
Congratulations to Juli Muldoon, Susan Prigozen, Austin White and David Ellis on their performance of the National Anthem at the WVSSAC State Boys Basketball Tournament!
Congratulations to the following GW students for participating in the 2019 Indiana Model United Nations Conference at Indiana University:
Lucas King-Cochran, Sahil Dave, Kathan Devaraj, Kat Ellis, Aya Hobeika, Emily Pack, Adam Pack, LeRoy Rashid, Fei Ren and Eli Sutton.
Registration is now open for spring sports. If your student/athlete is interested in playing a spring sport, please go to gwhs.8to18.com (click slide) to complete the registration. If you have already played a sport you still need to sign your student/athlete up for the spring sport that they plan to play
(more information on next slide).
If this is the first sport that your student/athlete has participated in this school year you will also need to pay the one time per year $50 athletic fee. Payment can be given to the coach or made online at the KCS Online Payment Page (click slide for payment page).
Congratulations to our new Patriot Ambassador Leaders!!!
A Patriot Ambassador is a student leader who represents GWHS and serves as a liaison, spokesperson, school leader, and advocate for GWHS. The Patriot Ambassadors will make visitors and new students feel welcome and comfortable by demonstrating enthusiasm, credibility, interest, and helpfulness.
Congratulation to the winning team (Will Snider, Sana Khan and Eric Hamilton) of the WVUIT High School Programming Competition held in Beckley on October 27, 2018. They are one of the few teams in the history of the competition to solve all 10 programming prompts in the allotted 4 hour time limit!