George Washington High School

Eagles ARISE - May 2022

Summer School

Reminder for students enrolled in summer school: it will be held Monday - Thursday from June 6th until June 30th. Classes begin at 8:50 AM and go until 1:00 when a grab and go lunch will be served. If you have any questions, please contact Chad Thompson at 801.737.8256 or

Physics Day

On May 13th, Mrs. Mackey took five GWHS students to Physics Day at Lagoon. They competed in the egg drop and logo design events. All five eggs survived the drop! Afterward, they all had a chance to enjoy Lagoon.

Student of the Month - Cooper Peterson

Cooper Peterson is a quiet, committed and independent young man who has an excellent work ethic. He has been a huge asset to our school community and serves as a great example to other students. He is always here at school on task. He does what he is asked to do and he just quietly goes about his business doing what he needs to do to be successful. He consistently passes all his classes, often with all A's. He is on track to graduate, at least by half way through the next year. Teachers love working with him and watching him succeed.

Cooper’s school performance has been excellent! His attendance is 97%, his school year GPA is 3.75 and he has earned almost ten credits already this year. Cooper has generally had a positive experience in all of his classes. Sometimes math has been a struggle and biology has been his favorite class. He perseveres in reaching his goals. When things are difficult, sometimes he steps away and will give himself some space, but he always comes back and finishes.

When not at school, Cooper enjoys spending time hanging out with friends playing games or watching YouTube videos. He is responsible for getting himself where he needs to be and managing his own schedule. He is a committed employee. Currently he works part-time at the Cinemark. After graduating, Cooper plans to move to Fillmore to work with his mom building, managing and renting tiny homes.

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Field Day

GWHS held its second field day on May 23rd. In the morning Advisory classes competed against each other in different games including water balloon volleyball, cornhole, cowboy golf and balloon stomp. After lunch students were thrilled to be able to use their ARISE tickets to get a chance to dunk teachers, friends and Mr. Thompson in a dunk tank. It was a really fun event!


We were able to hold prom again this year and we all had a great night!

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