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GHS Vision Statement

We are empowered to embrace our diversity, challenge our mindsets, think critically, and lead our community to think globally and act locally. We are Olympians. Our school is a Gateway to the World

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1300 S. Sable Blvd
Aurora, CO 80012 [Map]
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303-755-7160 (main office)
303-326-1672 (attendance)
303-326-1273 (Student Records Fax)
303-326-1272 (main office fax)
Offices Open 7-4 Mon-Fri

Dr. Dackri Davis, Principal
Yolanda Gallegos, Secretary

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Gifted & Talented

Aurora Public Schools offers a wide range of services for all identified gifted and talented and high potential students. For more information, visit the AGATE Website.

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IB Learner Profile trait for the month of February is: Open-Minded

To be open-minded, means you understands and appreciates your own culture and personal history, and are opened to the perspectives, values and traditions of other individuals and communities. You are accustomed to seeking and evaluating a range of points of view, and are willing to grow from the experiences.

Speech and Debate Results

The Speech and Debate Team had a tournament on January 30th.  They came in 2nd and 4th in dramatic interpretation and received the power sweepstakes award.

Please congratulate the following students:
Rychen Ly (2nd place dramatic interpretation)
Larry Blackshear (4th place dramatic interpretation)
Nasurudin Furi (debated maverick)

Make-A-Wish Week: Duct Tape A Teacher

Today during both lunches in the commons you will have the chance to duct tape your favorite teachers to the wall. $1.00 gets a strip of duct tape. Let’s see how much duct tape it takes to keep them up all day! All proceeds go to Make-A-Wish on behalf of Sloane

“Make A Wish Week”

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Fundraisers happening all 3 weeks:

-Dance Tickets on sale at Melanie’s book keeper window for $6.00 (2/1-2/19)

-Make- A-Wish 2016 Shirts on sale all week for $5.00 during both lunches in the commons (2/1-until supply runs out)

-Wishing Well set up at 1st and Main to drop off spare change (2/1-2/19)

-Online donation page is live (now-2/20) http://site.wish.org/site/TR?px=3121713&fr_id=1568&pg=personal

Week of February 8-12

Monday 2/8:

                -Duct Tape A Teacher: During lunch student can donate money for a strip of duct tape to place on a teacher standing on the wall. The more money donating, the more likely the teacher will be stuck to the wall.

Tuesday 2/9:

                -Miracle Minute 6th Period: At the end of class there will be an announcement over the intercom to take part in the miracle minute. During this time please pass around a jar, box, bucket, etc. in which students can drop in any extra change they may have. After 1 minute pick up the bucket. Student Council can come pick up your collected money during 7th period or you are welcome to bring it to room 204 to be counted. The department who raises the most money in miracle minutes over the 3 weeks will receive a prize.

                -Miracle Minute at the basketball game

Wednesday 2/10:

Thursday 2/11:

                -Miracle Minute 6th Period: Same as above

                -Miracle Minute at the basketball game

Friday 2/12:

                -Arrest a Teacher: People will be able to pay $1.00 per minute to lock up a teacher in the commons during both lunches. The more money donated the longer the teacher is stuck in the commons (not to exceed the amount of time during their lunch). If you are interested in taking part in this activity email Wiggins.

“Make A Wish Dance”

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Do you want to turn up while helping make a terminally ill child’s wish come true? Come to the 2016 winter dance “Disney under black lights” February 20th from 7-11 in the large gym. Tickets are only $6.00 and proceeds will go to Make A Wish Colorado on behalf of Sloane. Ticket are on sale during both lunches starting Monday February 1st in the commons

“Make A Wish” Shirt Available Next Week

Want to show off your OLY pride while supporting our efforts to raise money for make a wish? Stop by the student council table during both lunches next week to buy a Make A Wish shirt for $5.00. All proceeds from shirt sales go to Make A Wish Colorado! Come on GATEWAY help us make Sloane’s wish come true!

Student ID Requirements

Please keep students in class if they do not have IDs. Student Advisors and campus monitors will be conducting random checks of classrooms and the classroom teacher will be notified before they conduct the random check. 

  • 1st offense: Wrist band color coded to their grade level 
  • 2nd offense: Phone call home, wrist band, after school detention
  • 3rd offense: Phone call home, purchase an ID, In school for 3 periods

Open Enrollment 2016-17

open-enrollment-2016Gateway High School will be accepting open enrollment applications for the 2016-2017 school year from January 15 to May 1.  Applications are available in the main office, or they can be accessed via the APS Centralized Admissions Website.  All Open Enrollment Applications must be returned to Ms Jimerson’s office for consideration.  They must be filled out completely by both parent and student

The initial application Period runs from Jan 15th (or the next avail school day) through May 1st yearly

Applications can be revoked at the end of a school year if 1 of these 4 criteria have not been met

  1. Prompt arrival and departure to & from school
  2. No more than 1 out of school suspension each year
  3. 95% attendance rate each year
  4. High School students must be on track for graduation

(9th 5.5 credits, 10th 11 credits, 11th 16.5 credits, 12th must graduate.)

Consideration Priorities

  1. Resident/Nonresidents who apply, meet specific eligibility requirements, and are accepted into a pilot/magnet school or focus educational program, have 1st priority
  2. Students exercising choice under NCLB Act
  3. Children of APS staff
  4. Resident students who are entering the highest grade level at a school affected by boundary changes and wish to remain at that school

(There are currently no boundary changes that will affect Gateway High School-so this selection should not be checked)

  1. Students receiving daily childcare within a school attendance area other than the one of residence
  2. Student applicants who are not residents of the district and are seeking new choice open enrollment
  3. Space Availability

*All applications will be subject to Dr. Davis’ discretion regarding acceptance or denial. 

  • Within APS Boundaries

http://aurorak12.org/pol-reg/SectionJ/jfba.pdf

  • Outside APS Boundaries

http://aurorak12.org/pol-reg/SectionJ/jfbb.pdf

Principal Passes and ID Credit Updates

We will start giving out Principal passes on Wednesday, January 6, 2016.

If you think your credits have change and need a new ID, please stop by student services  and sign ID card change list.

If you have lost keys at any time this school year please see Mrs. Ramirez.

And remember to always carry your ID.

2015-16 Student ID based upon Credits

In a movement to increase graduation rates, it is imperative that students know how many credits they have obtained.

Your ID card will now reflect your grade level according to credits earned. Just as staff members, you are required to have your ID on and visible at all times while in the building. Infinite Campus will still reflect your grade level according to your age.

Grade Level

Total Credits Earned

ID Color

9th Graders

Fewer than 5.5 Credits

Grey

10th Graders

Between 5.5 -10.99

Orange

11th Graders

Between 11-16.49

Yellow

12th Graders

16.5 credits and up

Black

 

Comcast Low Cost Internet Services Available

Students, if you are on Free & Reduced Lunch you may qualify for low cost internet service through Comcast.  The cost of the program is $9.95 per month and the program also provides computers for $149.00.  Informational fliers are available in the Main Office, Counseling Office and the Library.  If you have additional questions, you can see Ms. Felker in the Counseling office. 

Infinite Campus Mobile App

Infinite Campus

Now Has a Mobile Parent/Student Portal App!!!

(You Must Have a Parent/Student Portal Account to use it!)

Download the App at either:

The Apple App Store
Or
The Android “Google” Play Store

Cost: Free!!!!

APS District ID #  is:
qwtpsd

You continue to use your same username and password

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Gateway Calendar Events

Feb
12
Fri
4:00 pm Basketball: Boys C @ Gateway High School Gym
Basketball: Boys C @ Gateway High School Gym
Feb 12 @ 4:00 pm – 5:30 pm
Basketball: Boys C @ Gateway High School Gym |  |  |
Type: Game Opponent: Northglenn
4:00 pm Basketball: Girls C (Cancelled) ...
Basketball: Girls C (Cancelled) ...
Feb 12 @ 4:00 pm – 5:30 pm
Basketball: Girls C (Cancelled) (Postponed) (Changed)  (Cancelled) @  |  |
Type: Game Opponent: Northglenn
5:30 pm Basketball: Boys JV @ Gateway High School Gym
Basketball: Boys JV @ Gateway High School Gym
Feb 12 @ 5:30 pm – 7:00 pm
Basketball: Boys JV @ Gateway High School Gym |  |  |
Type: Game Opponent: Northglenn
5:30 pm Basketball: Girls JV @ Northglenn High School
Basketball: Girls JV @ Northglenn High School
Feb 12 @ 5:30 pm – 7:00 pm
Basketball: Girls JV @ Northglenn High School |  |  |
Type: Game Opponent: Northglenn
7:00 pm Basketball: Boys Varsity @ Gateway High School Gym
Basketball: Boys Varsity @ Gateway High School Gym
Feb 12 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm
Basketball: Boys Varsity @ Gateway High School Gym |  |  |
Type: Game Opponent: Northglenn
7:00 pm Basketball: Girls Varsity @ Northglenn High School
Basketball: Girls Varsity @ Northglenn High School
Feb 12 @ 7:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Basketball: Girls Varsity @ Northglenn High School |  |  |
Type: Game Opponent: Northglenn
Feb
16
Tue
4:00 pm Basketball: Boys C @ Westminster High School
Basketball: Boys C @ Westminster High School
Feb 16 @ 4:00 pm – 5:30 pm
Basketball: Boys C @ Westminster High School |  |  |
Type: Game Opponent: Westminster
4:00 pm Basketball: Girls C (Cancelled) ...
Basketball: Girls C (Cancelled) ...
Feb 16 @ 4:00 pm – 5:30 pm
Basketball: Girls C (Cancelled) (Postponed) (Changed)  (Cancelled) @  |  |
Type: Game Opponent: Westminster
5:30 pm Basketball: Boys JV @ Westminster High School
Basketball: Boys JV @ Westminster High School
Feb 16 @ 5:30 pm – 7:00 pm
Basketball: Boys JV @ Westminster High School |  |  |
Type: Game Opponent: Westminster
5:30 pm Basketball: Girls JV @ Gateway High School Gym
Basketball: Girls JV @ Gateway High School Gym
Feb 16 @ 5:30 pm – 7:00 pm
Basketball: Girls JV @ Gateway High School Gym |  |  |
Type: Game Opponent: Westminster
7:00 pm Basketball: Boys Varsity @ Westminster High School
Basketball: Boys Varsity @ Westminster High School
Feb 16 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm
Basketball: Boys Varsity @ Westminster High School |  |  |
Type: Game Opponent: Westminster
7:00 pm Basketball: Girls Varsity @ Gateway High School Gym-Main
Basketball: Girls Varsity @ Gateway High School Gym-Main
Feb 16 @ 7:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Basketball: Girls Varsity @ Gateway High School Gym-Main |  |  |
Type: Game Opponent: Westminster
Feb
19
Fri
9:30 am UCCS
UCCS
Feb 19 @ 9:30 am – 10:30 am
 
1:00 pm Columbia College
Columbia College
Feb 19 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm
 
4:00 pm Basketball: Boys JV @ Rangeview High School
Basketball: Boys JV @ Rangeview High School
Feb 19 @ 4:00 pm – 5:30 pm
Basketball: Boys JV @ Rangeview High School |  |  |
Type: Game Opponent: Rangeview
4:00 pm Basketball: Girls JV (Cancelled)...
Basketball: Girls JV (Cancelled)...
Feb 19 @ 4:00 pm – 5:30 pm
Basketball: Girls JV (Cancelled) (Postponed) (Changed)  (Date Changed to 02-20-16) @  |  |
Type: Game Opponent: Rangeview
5:30 pm Basketball: Girls Varsity @ Rangeview High School
Basketball: Girls Varsity @ Rangeview High School
Feb 19 @ 5:30 pm – 7:00 pm
Basketball: Girls Varsity @ Rangeview High School |  |  |
Type: Game Opponent: Rangeview
7:00 pm Basketball: Boys Varsity @ Rangeview High School
Basketball: Boys Varsity @ Rangeview High School
Feb 19 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm
Basketball: Boys Varsity @ Rangeview High School |  |  |
Type: Game Opponent: Rangeview
Feb
20
Sat
9:00 am Basketball: Boys C @ Rangeview High School
Basketball: Boys C @ Rangeview High School
Feb 20 @ 9:00 am – 10:30 am
Basketball: Boys C @ Rangeview High School |  |  |
Type: Game Opponent: Rangeview
10:00 am Basketball: Girls JV (Date, Time... @ Gateway High School Gym
Basketball: Girls JV (Date, Time... @ Gateway High School Gym
Feb 20 @ 10:00 am – 10:00 am
Basketball: Girls JV (Date, Time and Location Changed from 02-19-16) @ Gateway High School Gym |  |  |
Type: Game Opponent: Rangeview
Feb
23
Tue
3:30 pm Lady Olys Golf Meeting @ Gateway RM 608
Lady Olys Golf Meeting @ Gateway RM 608
Feb 23 @ 3:30 pm – 4:00 pm
Lady Olys Golf Meeting @ Gateway RM 608
Lady Oly Golfers! On Tuesday, February 23rd we will have a MANDATORY informational meeting from 3:30-4pm in RM 608
Feb
25
Thu
8:30 am Pickens
Pickens
Feb 25 @ 8:30 am – 10:00 am
 
7:00 pm Winter Musical @ Gateway Auditiorium
Winter Musical @ Gateway Auditiorium
Feb 25 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Winter Musical @ Gateway Auditiorium
 
Feb
26
Fri
8:30 am Mesa Visit
Mesa Visit
Feb 26 @ 8:30 am – 9:30 am
 
7:00 pm Winter Musical @ Gateway Auditiorium
Winter Musical @ Gateway Auditiorium
Feb 26 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Winter Musical @ Gateway Auditiorium
 
Feb
27
Sat
7:00 pm Winter Musical @ Gateway Auditiorium
Winter Musical @ Gateway Auditiorium
Feb 27 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Winter Musical @ Gateway Auditiorium