Profiles

Get to Know Your New: Principal and Vice Principal

By arina Sazonova
September 2020

As Susan Saunders announced her farewell to the principalship of George Washington High School, John Schlauraff, now the former assistant principal, got ready to fill her shoes and take over the highly demanding position. Although the circumstances under which he started out his journey as principal are quite unlike the previous years, Schlauraff is very enthusiastic about his looming contributions to the school’s community.

Although unplanned, his graduation…

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GWHS Clubs

By sabrina leung
september 2020

ASC (American Service Club) 

During a normal school year, American Service Club connects and provides students with various volunteering opportunities in San Francisco, which include school events, local festivals and marathons; they want their members to feel engaged at school as well as in their communities. ASC provides a space for students to make friends and have fun! Active members (students who complete a specific amount of hours by the end of the year) will receive a free club hoodie! Their officer…

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What’s Going on With Wellness?

by sasha nakamura
september 2020

With everything going on, you may find your mental health deteriorating, and no one around to comfort you. Fret no more, because the wellness center here at George Washington High School is open for business! While you cannot visit the wellness center in person, you can contact them virtually or by phone, according to their website. Their hours are Monday-Friday from 7:30 AM- 4 PM. To schedule an appointment, you can email…

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College center

By Sasha Nakamura
october 2020

Are you stuck on what to write for your college application essays? Do you have no idea what self reporting your grades means? Well then, head on over to the GWHS college center, the now virtual help center for all your college needs! 

The college center here at Wash consists of four counselors: Mr. Touch, the college center director; Mr. Do, a JCYC college advisor; Ms. Klucz, a JCYC college…

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Ms. Romero: New counselor

by arina sazonova
october 2020

This school year, numerous staff member positions at WASH have been filled by new faces. Alongside the new principal and assistant principal, we have an addition to our counseling team. Elisa Romero, coming to us from Marshall High School, has taken over Ms. Jump’s position after her retirement. With the format of this school year, not many have been able to learn about her and her journey, so take your…

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internships and volunteer opportunities

by sabrina leung
october 2020

Enterprise For Youth Enterprise For Youth is a non-profit organization that offers a wide range of internships to high school students. They cover almost every field imaginable, ranging from arts to medical to tech. The interns also get introduced to a variety of professionals from different positions, and even get a chance to work with them! Places like Kaiser Permanente, Salesforce, and SFMOMA often collaborate with Enterprise For Youth to create amazing opportunities…

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Student delegate profiles

by rachel wan
october 2020

Kathya Correa Almanza, a senior at June Jordan High School for Equity, is one of the two 2020-21 SFUSD student delegates. Being a member of the Student Advisory Council (SAC), she was inspired by the encouragement of her peers to take on the position of representing all 55,000 SFUSD students. While it was not an easy decision to make from the beginning, she realized that…

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