George Washington Academy, Snowflake, AZ

GWA Principal Benson Wallace dresses in a historical costume for a recent parade in Snowflake, Arizona.
GWA Principal Benson Wallace dresses in a historical costume for a recent parade in Snowflake, Arizona.

History comes alive every day at George Washington Academy

Posted On: 2017-05-09 03:54 PM
From AZCentral.com...

For George Washington Academy it's imperative to follow in the footsteps of its nation-founding namesake. It's no surprise then, that the EdKey charter school in Snowflake, Arizona, places patriotic values at the forefront of their student's educations.
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Photo courtesy of Tamara Becker
Photo courtesy of Tamara Becker

First Edkey Professional Development Day of 2016-2017 School Year

Posted On: 2016-09-06 12:13 PM
On August 26, Edkey staff came together for the first Professional Development Day of the school year. After an opening address by Edkey CEO, Mark Plitzuweit, teachers met with site-based teams and grade level PLC's to discuss data and student outcomes.
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TribuneNewsNow.com / Silver Creek Herald
TribuneNewsNow.com / Silver Creek Herald

GWA breaks ground for new multipurpose building

Posted On: 2016-07-28 11:55 AM
From Silver Creek Herald...

Officials of George Washington Academy in Snowflake held a groundbreaking for a multipurpose building July 8. "We're following through on some of the commitments we made to the community," said Chief Executive Officer Mark Plitzuweit.
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What you need to know about Prop 123

Posted On: 2016-03-29 09:41 AM
This article will hope to give you all of the information you need on Arizona Proposition 123 up for vote in a special election this May 17. Prop 123 adds education funding to K-12 students and settles a lawsuit between the legislature and public schools.
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Mark Plitzuweit named New EdKey CEO

Posted On: 2016-02-24 04:43 PM
After a comprehensive search for a new CEO, EdKey's Board President, Mary Giffords, is proud to announce that our new CEO is Mark Plitzuweit. Read the full statement for more information on our new chief executive officer.
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Make an ECA Donation

Posted On: 2015-12-14 09:25 AM
Don't miss your chance to support students and possibly lower your tax bill. Make an ECA tax credit donation to Sequoia Charter Schools and change a student's life. Every dollar goes toward extracurricular activities, and you may choose which school or pr
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Photo by Kathleen Danielson
Photo by Kathleen Danielson

George Washington Academy Community Service - Can Drive

Posted On: 2015-11-24 10:16 AM
George Washington Academy students organized and collected cans for our canned food drive. Our community service project is working with the Snowflake/Taylor Community Freehold to collect canned food for the local food bank, Shepherd's Kitchen. This is
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Photo by Kathleen Danielson
Photo by Kathleen Danielson

Crazy Hair Day at GWA

Posted On: 2015-10-30 08:16 AM
Talk about your snake in the grass! Two students enjoy Crazy Hair Day at GWA!
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New PAC Leadership at George Washington Academy

Posted On: 2015-10-20 01:43 PM
Big SHOUT OUT to our new PAC leadership: President - Sheri Rhoton; 1st Advisor - Dawniel Flake; 2nd Advisor - Amber Roberts; Secretary - Daniel Hiatt; Treasurer - Carin Stradling. We cannot thank our parents enough for their hard work and commitment to GW
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Photo by Kathleen Davidson
Photo by Kathleen Davidson

George Washington Academy Students Go Pumpkin Picking

Posted On: 2015-10-15 11:16 AM
GWA students visited Willis Farms in Snowflake. They host local schools every year and the students get to choose a pumpkin and go through the corn maze at a very reasonable price. One recent Friday, GWA students and whole families visited Willis Farms.
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Photo by reporter Naomi Hatch.  Used by permission.
Photo by reporter Naomi Hatch. Used by permission.

GWA 2nd Annual Boatload of Food Summer Food Drive Winner!

Posted On: 2015-09-28 09:17 AM
Principal Dr. Kathleen Danielson, George Washington Charter School, presented Jaxon McCullough (left) a T-shirt that he drew the picture that has been used on T-Shirts for the 2nd annual Boatload of Food, summer food drive. (Photo by Naomi Hatch)
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Parents Right to Know Notification

Posted On: 2015-09-23 10:53 AM
We are pleased to notify you that in accordance with the No Child Left Behind Act of 2001, you have the right to request information regarding the professional qualifications of your child's teacher. Please read the letter for the complete information on
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Welcome to George Washington Academy

Posted On: 2015-08-05 03:51 PM
School will begin August 12. Grades K-6 will attend from 8:00-3:00; grades 7 and 8 will attend from 8:00-3:20. We will get the bell schedule of recess time and lunch out to you as soon as it is finalized. I have been posting these type of items on our Geo
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