George Washington Carver School of Arts and Science
October 30, 2017 News
"Double, double toil and trouble;  Fire burn, and caldron bubble. ~William Shakespeare from "Macbeth"
Important Dates
October 30 - Picture make up day. 
October 30 - Soccer Playoffs  
Oct. 30-Nov.3- SPIRIT WEEK! (Monday: PJ Day, Tuesday: Costume Day, Wednesday: WildWest Day, Thursday: Hippie/Waldorf Day, Friday: Mismatch Day) 
November 1 - Soccer Championships
November 1 - GWC Guild Meeting 6 p.m. in Room 203 
November 3 - Minimum Day 12:55 p.m. dismissal
November 10 - No School in recognition of Veteran's Day
November 14 - Carver Visit Day 8:30 a.m. in the Little Theater 
November 16 & 17 - Senior portraits. See Ms. Mitchell for an appointment.  
November 20-25 - No School - Thanksgiving Break  
December 1 - 2nd Annual Carver Chili Cook-off & Winter Vendor Fair 
Picture Make Up Day
Picture make-up day is on Monday October 30th. Order forms are in the office, please send your student to pick one up. 
Enter the 2nd Annual Carver Chili Cook-off
Seeking talented chili chefs to enter the 2nd Annual Carver Chili Cook-Off. With beans or without, 3-alarm hot or not, bring us your best.To enter the competition and sign up to bring other items, click on the link below.
College Corner with Astrid Kinn
Seniors here are some important dates to remember:
  • FAFSA application is now open! Please go to to apply as soon as possible
  • CSU application deadline : 11/30
  • UC application deadline: 11/30
  • Private Universities: If Early Action or Early Decision date is usually 11/1 or 11/15.
  • Regular decision date is usually sometime between 12/30 -1/15
If you are applying Early Action to any university, make sure you have your ACT or SAT scores sent directly from or as soon as possible!
Scholarship Opportunities
Cabrillo Civic Clubs of California Scholarships - $500 - over 125 scholarships to be awarded in California. Requirements: Be of Portuguese descent and have at least a 3.5 GPA  and participate in at least 3 extracurricular activites SUBMISSION DEADLINE: MARCH 15, 2018. Application and 3 letters of recommendation required. Contact Rachel Tatro @ for more information.


NCWIT (National Center for Women & Information Technology) award for Aspirations in Computing. See more at NCWIT Award for Aspirations in Computing (AiC) honors women in grades 9 through 12 who are active and interested in computing and technology, and encourages them to pursue their passions. Award for AiC recipients are chosen for their demonstrated interest and achievements in computing, proven leadership ability, academic performance, and plans for post-secondary education. To date, nearly 8,600 women have been honored with the Award for AiC.

Must reside in Rancho Cordova. ( Download Application Form Here)

Support Waldorf Curriculum at Carver
State funds, which have covered the cost of Main Lesson and other Waldorf curriculum and supplies at Carver in the past, are no longer available. The GWC Guild hopes to raise the $24,000 needed to support Carver for the 2017-18 school year. Our goal is to raise $125 per student, but the Guild realizes each family's ability to give is different and all levels of support are appreciated. Use the donation button below, drop off checks made out to GWC Guild in the office or, if you're a state employee, consider choosing Carver during the United Way campaign (see information below). 
Our Promise Campaign 
State of California Employees once again have the opportunity to financially support nonprofits safely and simply through an established process payroll deductions process allowing you to focus on the impact of making a positive difference when you sign up and continue your pledge. 
Please select
George Washington Carver Guild as the lucky nonprofit organization to receive your generous contribution this year. Any amount would be greatly appreciated. For example, a $25.00 monthly donation would contribute an annual monetary gift of $300.00 to GWC Guild. This money would be used to fund all of the activities that enrich your child(ren)'s education at GWC.
Select GWC Guild by filling in "Write-In" portion for Section 3 of the Pledge Form with the information below: ( download form here ) 
Turn in your completed form to the Our Promise Coordinator at your State of California Agency. Our Promise Campaign website links: 
Our Promise Home Page:   
Find a Non Profit:                  
Our Promise FAQs:               
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Dr. Allegra Alessandri, Principal |  Email Me |  916-395-5266
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