George School students traveled to various sites across campus and throughout the region to perform service work during the 25th annual Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Day celebration.
On Wednesday, January 22, 2014, the start of the academic day will be delayed until 10:25 a.m., which is arrangement 1. The 8:00 a.m. class (arrangement 5), the 8:50 a.m. class (arrangement 3), and Collection have been canceled.
The varsity girls’ and boys’ winter track teams hit the road on Thursday, January 16, 2014, to compete at Peddie School in Hightstown, New Jersey. Nine George School athletes came home with new school records.
George School competed in the Cadet Invitational Wrestling Tournament at Valley Forge Military Academy on Saturday, January 18, 2014. The Cougars finished fourth among fourteen teams and won six medals. Aidan Greer ’14, team co-captain, won the championship at 132 pounds.
Students in IB Science classes at George School participated in a pirate themed IB science retreat on Friday, January 17 and Saturday, January 18, 2014. Working in small groups, the students wrote a hypothesis, designed an experiment, ran trials to test their experiment, and created a poster to be presented at a science fair on Thursday, January 23, 2014.
The George School Chorale will be performing on the Perelman Stage in the Stern Auditorium at Carnegie Hall in New York City on Monday, March 24, 2014 at 8:00 p.m. Chorale will be performing alongside choral groups from the Pine View School of Osprey, Florida and the Estes Park School of Estes Park, Colorado.
Lael Brainard ’79 has been nominated by President Obama for a position at the Federal Reserve. If confirmed by the Senate, Lael will join the Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve in the coming months.
Don’t miss the January issue of the Georgian. Inside you will find stories about the remarkable results of our recent survey, the history of athletics on campus, the sustainable features of the Fitness and Athletics Center, the Hayden family’s legacy, exercise and the brain, and Campus News & Notes.