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George Washington High School

"Volate Cum Aquilis"       (Soar with the Eagles)








GWHS - Freshmen Orientation 2014 (Flyer)

GWHS - Upper Classmen Open House 2014 (Flyer)

Dress Code Expectations / Exam Exemption Criteria / Bell Schedule /Cell Phone Policy




Summer School 2014

For Summer School flier (pdf format), please click here.

Session One: Tuesday, June 3- Thursday, June 19, 2014 One Repeat Course
Session Two: Monday, June 23- Thursday, July 10,2014 One Repeat Course
Full Session: Tuesday, June 3 - Thursday, July 10,2014 One New Course


EXAMS June, 19, 2014 /8:00 - 10:00 AM
July, 10, 2014 / 8:00 - 10:00 AM


Session One Schedule
Daily Schedule: 8:00 - 9:20 Instruction
9:20 - 9:30 Break
9:30 -11 :30 Instruction
11 :30 - 11 :50 Lunch
11 :50 - 12:50 Instruction
12:50 -1:00 Break
1:00 - 3:00 Instruction


Session Two Schedule
Daily Schedule: 8:00 - 9:20 Instruction
9:20 - 9:30 Break
9:30 - 11 :30 Instruction
11 :30 - 11 :50 Lunch
11 :50 -12:50 Instruction
12:50 -1 :00 Break
1:00 - 2:15 Instruction

Thursday July 31,2014 at 6:00 PM in the GW Auditorium
Summer school sessions are operated on the same basis as regular school insofar as instruction, grades,
course of study and library use. Attendance, including tardies, and discipline are according to the summer
school rules and regulations.
All students enrolled in these classes will take the SOL test unless the student is exempt or unless the
student has previously passed the test.
Summer 2014 SOL Writing EOC and Term Graduates Paper/Pencil July 14 or 15, Online July 14-25.
Summer 2014 SOL Non-Writing Grade 8 Reading and Grade 8 Math and EOC, Online July 7-25.
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Bell Schedule 2-Hour Delay

GWHS - Delayed School Openings Help Sheet

Secondary Summer School Flyer 2014

All Secondary Summer School Announcements and Application


For SOL-Test Taking Tips, please click here



2014 Eddy Award Recipients
2014 Athletic Award Recipients


2014 Scholarship Recipients



ESL Seventh Annual International Dinner


The ESL students (past and present) and their families along with faculty and staff of Danville Public Schools celebrated their Seventh Annual International Dinner on May 8 at Westwood Middle School. Among the countries represented were Mexico, Japan, Yemen, Jordan, Pakistan, Uruguay, China, and the United States. The muliticultural event included food from each culture and a great time of celebrating the education of Danville Public Schools English Language Learners of all ages.



DPS Fine Arts Night Ceremony Winners

DPS art students from middle and high school were honored at the "Awards Ceremony for the Winners of the Fine Arts Night-'14 and received trophies and ribbons presented at the Danville Museum of Fine Arts and History, Sunday, April 27th,'14.  The work was judged by professional artists.  The exhibition will be displayed until May 11th, 2014 at the museum.




Fine Arts Night 2014


There was an art exhibition of DPS student art work from the levels of Pre-K through the 12th grades.

The middle and high school levels were judged and the winners of the art exhibition will be displayed at the Danville Museum of Fine Arts and History with an "Awards Ceremony" on April 27th and will be exhibited until May 11th.

The Performing Arts students presented selections from G.W.H.S and Galileo High School  Literary Arts Guilds, the Galileo Theatre Guild and Glee Club performed an excerpt from their production of "Peter Pan", the G.W.H.S. Theater Guild performed an excerpt from "Guys and Dolls" and G.W.H.S. Concert Choir performed to our many guests in the community and student's families who were in attendance.

The event was a huge success and was enjoyed by all in celebrating our many Fine Arts Student's talents this year!


To see additional pictures of the 2014 Fine Arts Night, please click on "The Arts" on the bottom of the navigation bar.




GWHS Concert Choir News


The GW Concert Choir traveled to District Assessment at Radford University on March 20 where they performed for the judges and received two Superior ratings and two Excellent ratings for an overall score of Excellent.  They received a Superior in Sight-reading.  Over Spring Break the choir traveled to Atlanta for three days where they toured the Atlanta Aquarium, the World of Coca Cola,  and The Martin Luther King, Jr. Memorial.  They attended the Atlanta Symphony and performed at Six Flags. 


GWHS PR News for April 18, 2014

GWHS PR News for March 21, 2014

GWHS PR News for February 21, 2014

GWHS PR News for January 24, 2014

GWHS PR News for December 20, 2013

GWHS PR News for November 20, 2013

GWHS PR News for October 18, 2013


Quick Links

GWHS Block Schedule

For a pdf handout, please click here.
For a pdf handout of our school calendar (A Day / B Day) please click here.


Classification 2013-2014

Grade Level Assembly 2013-2014 PowerPoint

George Washington High School
701 Broad Street
Danville, Virginia 24541
434-799-6410 (telephone)
434-799-5251 (fax)