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About the GW Yawp

The GW Yawp is the official student-run newspaper serving the George Washington University Online High School. The GW Yawp publishes monthly issues during the academic year. The editorial board and journalists deliver profound columns, excellent writing, controversial yet useful information, and global reporting. The title of the GW Yawp derives from Walt Whitman, who was illustrious for the sound of his barbaric yawp. The GW Yawp stands by professionalism, adherence to high-quality reporting, and corresponds with the mission statement of the George Washington University Online High School.

 

The GW Yawp is run by GWUOHS student editors. GWUOHS editorial and journalistic board encompasses diverse professional interests, including but not limited to journalism, reporting, writing, editing, coding, law, video production, art, medicine, and business.

 

Board of Directors

The GW Yawp is supervised by a board of directors. The directors include the editors in chief, eight GWUOHS student staff journalists, one social director, and a newspaper advisor. 

Current members of the board of directors include:

  • Alexandra Hoethke, The GW Yawp Editor in Chief
  • Alie-Jean Brewer, The GW Yawp Editor in Chief
  • Safiye Sabuncuoglu, The GW Yawp Editor in Chief
  • Lily McLean, The GW Yawp Social Director
  • Mrs. Krista Wyatt, The GW Yawp Advisor

Contact Us

Email the GW Yawp at [email protected] with general inquiries regarding the GW Yawp. 

Editorial hours are after 5 p.m. Monday through Friday. 

Business’ hours are 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Friday.

 

George Washington University Online High School Mission:

It is the mission and intention of The GW Yawp and its staff to provide students and families of George Washington University Online High School a culminating and dynamic representation of the faculty and student body of the school. The GW Yawp will present and embody the very culture of GWUOHS and those of this academic family.

 

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