This holiday season, the George School community has come together to help others in need. In November, the community donated more than four-hundred pounds of food to the Bucks County Housing Group (BCHG) Food Drive and in December friends collected gifts for Woods Services.
Three years ago, Maame Boakye ’03 co-founded the lifestyle and events company Dine Diaspora in Washington D.C. with the aim to connect African diaspora leaders, entrepreneurs, and innovators through food.
On Monday, December 12 the Parents Association sponsored George School’s annual Career Workshops. The event included a panel discussion led by Head of School Sam Houser and presentations from five George School alumni in a variety of professional industries.
In April 2017, Bristol Riverside Theatre will do a reading of In Loco Parentis, the newest play from Adam Kraar ’74. The play, which was highly influenced by Adam’s experience at George School, takes place at a co-ed Quaker boarding school during the Vietnam War.
Since 1984 the “Box Project” has been the first assignment for students in Carter Sio’s Beginning Woodworking and Design course. He believes that about 825 boxes have been built in his class to date.
Two students garnered Honorable Mentions and one student took first place honors in George School’s first annual ARGO/Open Doors literary contest, which ran in conjunction with the “Many Voices, Many Stories” writer’s conference held at Bucks County Community College (BCCC).
George School is pleased to announce the students that were named to the Honor Roll and/or Head of School’s List for Term 1 of the 2016–2017 academic year.
On Saturday, December 3, George School hosted TEDxGeorgeSchool, an event attended by nearly 400 students, staff, faculty, and members of the local community. The focus of George School’s TEDx event was exploring innovation in the fields of science, engineering, and design.