“The epidemiologist seeks the common thread among people infected with disease. The weaver seeks to make thread uncommon,” writes Gwen Shrift in the Bucks County Courier Times. “Bucks County’s David Fraser ’61 has done both, battling Legionnaire’s disease in Philadelphia and Lassa fever in West Africa, and as a self-educated expert and practitioner of textile skills at least a thousand years old.”
On September 21, 2014 students will have an opportunity to show their commitment to the earth when a group of students and faculty travel to New York City to participate in the People’s Climate March.
The work of Sam Metcalf ’03 was included in the Governor’s Island Art Fair. “Now in its seventh year, it’s a scrappy, low-budget event organized by a group of artists operating under the name 4 Heads,” reports Ken Johnson of the New York Times. Sam’s work, (black box) was noted as one of the “good things to be discovered.”
George School invites members of the greater Bucks County Community to attend a Fall Health Fest on Sunday, October 5 at noon. The free event will bring local businesses with a health and wellness focus together to share information about their services.
A number of new teachers joined the thriving community of faculty members at George School bringing new energy and ideas with them. Among the new faculty are a new language teacher, a new religion teacher, and four new history teachers.
The George School football team faced Academy of the New Church (ANC) in their season opener on Saturday afternoon. Despite a tough loss, “the Cougars picked up a few positives during the game,” reports Kim Slaven of the Bucks County Courier Times.
The theater season at George School kicks off with Oedipus the King on November 7 and 8, 2014, continues with a performance of Threepenny Opera on February 20 and 21, 2015, and concludes with an adaptation of Our Town on May 15 and 16, 2015.
The George School football team finished last season winning three of their last five games. This year, senior wide receiver Max Klaver is hoping they can build off that success and have a strong season this year as well. Karen Sangillo, of the Bucks County Courier Times caught up with Max after practice last week to learn more.