As school ended in June, students and faculty departed from George School to embark on service trips to Vietnam, Costa Rica, and Arizona. Each service trip is different but all represent an opportunity for students to spend time learning about other cultures, exploring new geographic regions, and giving back to the local communities.
Two students—Mia Civitillo ’16 and Katie McDonough ’15—have been named to the US Lacrosse Girls High School All-Academic List by US Lacrosse. Mia and Katie join 2,600 other players in the United States to be recognized for excellence in the classroom and on the field.
Four proposals were chosen as winners of the recent Green Initiative Contest. The contest aimed to increase student involvement in environmental sustainability on campus and invited students to submit proposals for an environmental stewardship project with an estimated budget not to exceed $76,000.
Violet Myles ’17 has been named first runner up in the Bucks County High School Poet of the Year Competition held by Bucks County Community College. She submitted three poems for consideration in the competition—“Ashes,” “Graveyard,” and “Begin Again.”
Helen Harrison ’15 is one of ninety-four high school seniors to win a scholarship from the Jack Kent Cooke Foundation Scholarship Program. As a Cooke Scholar, Helen will receive up to $40,000 per year for four years of study at Guilford College.
Listening to the eighteen live speakers and performers is only part of the excitement that you can expect on Saturday, June 13, 2015 at TEDxGeorgeSchool. In between the main stage sessions (there are four total sessions) you will have the chance to participate in our “action breaks.”
Audience members at TEDxGeorgeSchool are in for a day of stimulating intellectual presentations and conversations. Curated by a dedicated group of faculty and staff, TEDxGeorgeSchool brings a variety of speakers from various backgrounds to discuss the future of education in the world.
Two George School students—Ian Hodgin ’15 and Gabrielle Conard ’17—traveled to Drexel University to participate in the Greater Philadelphia SeaPerch Challenge. Ian and Gabby’s robot placed first in the recovery mission and second in the obstacle course in their heat.