DECEMBER TRADITIONS POLL

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 Student Profile – Stephanie Katherine (Grant) Yallourakis

Ashley H., Contributor

April 20, 2017

Filed under Feature, Student Profiles, Students in the News

  Meet Stephanie Katherine Yallourakis! If you watch the ABC show The Goldbergs, you may know her better as Stephanie Katherine Grant, recurring on the show as Emmy Mirsky. Stephanie is a GWUOHS senior, and co-editor ...

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...

GWUOHS Student Profile – Luca Lim

Ashley H., Contributor

March 17, 2017

Filed under Feature, Student Athletes, Student Profiles

"There's a saying about short track speedskating: 'It's NASCAR on ice'. I believe that it really lives up to this, and much more." Luca Lim, an 11th grader at GWUOHS has been speed skating for seven years this May. "Some very long, a...

GWUOHS Faculty Profile – Spotlight: Mrs. Yvette (Nikki) Leighton

Dina S., Contributor

March 13, 2017

Filed under Feature, GWUOHS News

“I love seeing students succeed when they thought maybe they couldn't.” Mrs. Leighton is one of the social studies teachers of GWUOHS. She currently teaches World History, Modern World Studies, AP World History, AP Micro...

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