Writing Center Now Open!

Dina S., Contributor

December 16, 2017

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

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

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

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

"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

“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...

Mrs. Whitney Keaton — GWUOHS Faculty Profile

Dina Sofair, Feature/Faculty Profile Writer

January 23, 2017

  “I love learning more about my field and constantly working to make myself a better teacher.” Mrs. Keaton is one of George Washington University Online High School’s science instructors. She teaches chemistry, environmental...

Happy New Year!!

Happy New Year!!

January 12, 2017

Using your Camera’s Flash

Zachary B., Photography

June 7, 2016

Lots of settings may call for the use of flash photography.  There’s the obvious dim lighting at an indoor party or the overcast day in the outdoors, but did you know that even a brightly lit day might be a good time to use y...

Are You Using HDR?

Zachary B., Photography

April 22, 2016

(Photo: Bridge taken with HDR) Knowing about high dynamic range photography, also known as HDR, is a must if you want to take some of your photos to the next level.  What is it?  In short, it’s a method that enables you to...