After a long and dedicated career, Fran Bradley will retire at the end of the 2013-2014 academic year. Fran first came to George School in 1971 as a history teacher and coach. Through the years he helped to research and implement the International Baccalaureate Program and led service trips to Cuba, the Soviet Union, and Nicaragua.
Since Carnegie Hall opened in 1891, the renowned Manhattan concert venue has played host to countless legendary performers. In March 2014, members of George School’s Chorale headed to New York to live out their dreams to perform on one of the most well-known stages in the world.
George School is pleased to announce the creation of the George School Summer Academy, an intellectually challenging day and boarding program for students aged 11–14. The Summer Academy encourages students to make connections between their studies in traditional subjects and the real world. The program is committed to fostering lively, “out of the box” thinkers who can communicate in compelling ways.
More than thirty students spent their spring break doing more than soaking up the sun and sleeping late. Groups of students participating in school-sponsored service trips traveled to Nicaragua, France, South Africa, Washington, DC, and Mississippi. They built houses with Habitat for Humanity, worked as teaching assistants, repaired schools and health clinics, and supported food banks and food kitchens.
George School parents are invited to a special screening of the award-winning documentary “American Promise” at 6:30 p.m. on Tuesday, April 1 in the Mollie Dodd Anderson Library Conference Room. The screening is co-hosted by the George School Parents Association and the George School Diversity Committee.
Jerrica Bauer ’16 has earned herself a spot among the top runners in the country this year with her recent success at the Pennsylvania State Championships on Saturday, March 1, 2014. Breaking her own school record by nearly twenty-two seconds in the 3,000 meter run, she earned a 6th place medal overall and rejoined the top ten runners in the state.
The ninth annual Art for Relief, a student-organized night of art to raise money for relief efforts, will be held at George School on Saturday, April 5, 2014. Admission is free and open to the public; donations are encouraged.
The George School Mathematics Department is offering students a new way to seek help if they are struggling with homework problems or need clarification on particular math concepts. Monday through Thursday evenings in the library students can seek help from math teachers and student tutors who are available during study hall.