Category: School News

A Junior-Senior Class Trip for the Ages

They came from as far north as Canada and as far south as Chile. Travelers arrived by plane, car, train, and even bus. In April, during GWUOHS’ spring break, 24 juniors and seniors, along with three staff chaperones, took over Orlando for the week. Students who had only met each other in live class sessions or chatted on Skype were introduced at the airport or the hotel lobby. It took all of five minutes for many to connect and find lots in common.

Continue reading “A Junior-Senior Class Trip for the Ages”

Meet GWUOHS’ First Ever Co-Head of School

Julian-Alexandre W., journalist

In a series of shocking events, from Ms. Giraldo’s pregnancy to yesterday’s unfathomable PZD crucifixion, the GW Chronicle has, yet again, uncovered deeper, behind-doors news. According to an undocumented, unofficial insider report from Stride Inc., GWUOHS has hired a Mr. Richard Mistretta as GWUOHS’ first ever Co-Head of School. And yes, this Mr. Mistretta is, in fact, the father of our Ms. Mistretta, GWUOHS’ now Co-Principal. In an exclusive interview with Mr. Mistretta, the GW Chronicle explores the new Mistretta authority:

Continue reading “Meet GWUOHS’ First Ever Co-Head of School”

GWUOHS Fundraisers for Ukraine Make Progress

From the GWUOHS Facebook page:

Our Facebook fundraiser has currently raised $3,026, with all donations going to the Global Empowerment Mission.  We will continue to accept donations if you would like to contribute here.  If you do not have a Facebook account but would like to donate, funds can be sent via PayPal to our school’s account:  amistretta@gwuohs.com.  You will be provided with receipts of the donation being transferred to the Facebook fundraiser.

Continue reading “GWUOHS Fundraisers for Ukraine Make Progress”

GWUOHS Holds Decision Making Assembly

(Image by Ela Freeman)

Emma D., Arts Department Co-Editor

On Dec. 4, the George Washington University Online High School hosted an assembly on the topic of making good decisions. The lecture was presented by academic advisors Ela Freeman and Chelsea Crawford. While they navigated the audio glitches that occurred in Newrow, Freeman and Crawford provided students with advice on evaluating decisions. 

Continue reading “GWUOHS Holds Decision Making Assembly”

Amidst an Era of Great Change, One School Remains the Same

Emma Dumitru, Arts Department Co-Editor

The George Washington University Online High School, which is currently celebrating its 10-year anniversary, is one of many online schools that has seen increased enrollment due to the pandemic.

Is online learning just as good as in-person learning? The COVID-19 pandemic has forced thousands of students across the country to shift to a new format of academic instruction, causing virtual learning to step into the spotlight and face both praise and criticism. However, one thing is clear: online schools have gained substantial popularity. 

Continue reading “Amidst an Era of Great Change, One School Remains the Same”

Helping Those in Need: Students Giving Hope

Image By Share Charlotte

By Alexandra Saffa-Hoethke, Editor

Sat March 10, 2020

(GW CHRONICLE) — As high school students, it is essential to give back to communities to implement long-term habits of community service, sharing kindness, and making impacts on the lives of others. Students in the online school community take community service into their own hands and give back to their home-town communities, all while sharing their experiences through a highly connected network of online school friends. Students of George Washington University Online High School (GWUOHS) gathered in late January to give back to the medical community and visited the Ronald McDonald House (RMH) of Charlotte, North Carolina. 

Continue reading “Helping Those in Need: Students Giving Hope”