Attention Parents! We need your input...

By GWHS Principal George Aulenbacher, April 23, 2014 6:36 AM

Attention all parents and other caregivers of the students of GWHS:

We need your help. Please take some time to complete an online survey about the school climate of George Washington High School.

The results of your answering questions about the teaching/working/learning conditions of the school will help lead to changes in your child's school to ensure a positive climate for teaching and learning.

When you log onto the survey, you will see explanatory information.

You do have rights as a survey participant. Your participation is voluntary. You may choose not to participate, not to answer any questions you do not want to answer, and you may stop participating at any time during the survey without penalty. All responses will be anonymous and confidential.

So, please help us by sharing your opinions.

This online survey will be available until May 16, 2014.

To access this survey, visit and enter the following code to start the survey: P039506

Note: Students may also wish to participate in this survey.

Thank you in advance for your time and your dedication to our school!

Signing & Swearing-in Ceremony

By Ankur Kumar, April 21, 2014 2:27 PM

After four years of hard work and dedication, many George Washington students were honored today as they commit to future plans in their lives. Six students signed to athletic programs and 11 students were recognized for US Military scholarships and commitments. GWHS is very proud of these students and their accomplishments.

Ryan Massinople - tennis - Furman University
Caleb McDaniel - lacrosse - Alderson-Broaddus College
Allison Moore - swimming - West Virginia Wesleyan College
Draven Riffe - football - West Virginia State University
Jessica Sayre - volleyball - Marshall University
Jack Skidmore - football - Concord University

US Military Scholarships and Commitments
Emma Hanna - Cadet - USMA, West Point, NY
Chris Kay - Midshipman - USNA, Annapolis, MD
Lauren Bramble - Soldier - US Army Reserves
Megan Corker - Airman - West Virginia Air National Guard
Gary Fisher - Soldier - West Virginia Air National Guard
Austin Griffith - Airman - West Virginia Air National Guard
Ryan Hayes - Soldier - West Virginia Air National Guard
Isaac Holstein - Soldier - West Virginia Air National Guard
Samantha Karriker - Sailor - United States Navy
Michael Sloan III - Soldier - West Virginia Air National Guard
Dakota Wiseman - Soldier - West Virginia Air National Guard

GW Students Perform Well at SCORES!

By Karen Donathan (per Gerri Simmons), April 9, 2014 10:25 AM

On Saturday, April 5th, some dedicated GW students traveled to Marshall University to compete in the annual SCORES academic competition. The following students placed in first, second or third in various events:

Army Physical Fitness (Group)
1st Place -Haylee Hall, Emma Hanna, Ryan Hayes, Grant Lares

Dietetics Obesity Essay
1st Place -Drew Gupta

Music - Piano Performance
2nd Place - Matthew Sivaprakasam

Computer Programming (team)
1st Place - Chad Hollandsworth, Alex Martin

1st Place - Drew Gupta
2nd Place - Arka Gupta

Chemistry II
1st Place - Arka Gupta
2nd Place - Drew Gupta
3rd Place - Ahmed Zanabli

Chemistry I
1st Place - Jay Sheth
2nd Place - Matthew Sivaprakasam
3rd Place - Connor Moffatt

Learning About the World
3rd Place - Josh Weaver

Watership Down

By Kristopher Atkinson, April 2, 2014 2:22 PM

Inspired by the book Watership Down the Honors English 11 class built bridges made out of food! In the book bunnies are forced out of there home and they must find a new. In this project groups were to build a bridge connecting their island to another to show that no one person is just an island but a community.

Now for some pictures of these 100% edible bridges

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