Congratulations! We Made It! – A Farewell Note From Your Editor

Stephanie Katherine Y., Editor

June 9, 2018

Filed under Feature, GWUOHS News, News, Opinion, Top Stories

Dear Fellow Yawpers, It is with a very heavy heart that I write this good-bye message. When I was a sophomore, I so wanted to be a part of a school club. I was ecstatic when I learned that GWUOHS had a school newspaper,...

Somos Amigos: Anna B Student Feature

May 1, 2018

Filed under Student Profiles

For three years now, I have volunteered for a non-profit organization called Somos Amigos, an organization that brings medical and dental care to a village rarely seen by outsiders four times a year - located in the winding hills of...

Faculty Profile February 2018 – Spotlight: Mr. Lucas Humphrey

Alie-Jean B., Co-Editor/Contributor

March 12, 2018

Filed under Feature

This month’s Yawp feature is our own English teacher Mr. Lucas Humphrey! He teaches literary analysis and composition I and II , British & world literature, and the Rhetoric course. Mr. Humphrey lives in Keizer OR with his wife Stephanie, who is a medical laboratory scientist at Salem heal...


Stephanie Katherine Y., Co-Editor/Contributor

December 21, 2017

Filed under Feature, GWUOHS News, News, Top Stories

This month, the Yawp sent out the first annual poll asking GWUOHS students and staff to share their favorite December traditions! The results were incredible-- students shared that they always bake cookies with their familie...

GWUOHS Student Feature – Ava McAuley

Alie-Jean B., Co-Editor/Contributor

December 20, 2017

Filed under Feature, Student Profiles, Students in the News

Ava Is a 16-year-old girl from Staten Island New York who positively adores fashion and shopping. She has two dogs and a younger brother and sister (Rory and Roma). She loves spending time with family and friends no matte...

Film Review 2017 – Spotlight: “Muder on the Orient Express”

Stephanie Katherine Y., Co-Editor/Contributor

December 16, 2017

Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Feature, Movie Criticism, Opinion

Istanbul. 1934. 12 strangers, probably never to see each other again, board the opulent train, the  Orient Express. However, nestled among this seemingly ordinary bushel of individuals, is a quite extraordinary individual. His name is Hercul...

Math Lab Now Open!

Dina S., Contributor

December 16, 2017

Filed under GWUOHS News, Students in the News

Scenario 1: You have a worksheet of math problems to do. You know it’s going to take you a long while to complete because it’s based around a concept you only just learned, and you haven’t gotten a firm grasp on it yet....

Writing Center Now Open!

Dina S., Contributor

December 16, 2017

Filed under GWUOHS News, Students in the News

Writing is undoubtedly an important skill in life, but the magnitude of its importance is often lost on middle and high school students. In the academic world, effective writing acts as a tool that can take you nearly wherever...

GWUOHS Faculty Profile – Spotlight: Mr. Daniel Kelly

Dina S., Contributor

October 23, 2017

Filed under Feature

This marks Mr. Kelly’s first year teaching at GWUOHS. After working as the Deputy Head of School for the Keystone School, he knew that the structure and prestige of K12’s private schools was something he wanted to be ...

Farewell, GWUOHS Seniors!

Ashley H., Contributor

June 2, 2017

Filed under Feature, GWUOHS News, Student Profiles

It's that time of year again, readers. The end of the school year is bearing down upon us, and after this month, the Yawp will go into hibernation until the fall. However, let's not dwell on that. For though the 2016-2017 scho...

GWUOHS Faculty Profile – Spotlight: Mrs. Cassandra Brownlow

Dina S., Contributor

April 20, 2017

Filed under Feature

The Family: Husband, Mac; Oldest daughter, Sophia; Middle daughter, Stella; Baby Fisher; and Mrs. Brownlow! “It was exciting to dream up a school and attempt to build into it what I valued in education.” Mrs. Brownlow h...