Aidan Greer ’14 of Doylestown, PA placed sixth in the 132-pound weight class at the Pennsylvania Independent Schools Wrestling Tournament this past weekend and qualified to compete at the National Prep Wrestling Tournament. Marshall Whinney ’16 of Furlong, PA earned eighth place at the 200-pound weight class.
The Platt family connection to George School began in 1934 when Jean (Bunny) Hare Platt ’37 enrolled in the school. Three generations and nearly eighty years later, all of Bunny’s children and several of her grandchildren have not only attended George School but have also participated in its aquatics program.
On Thursday, February 13, 2014, George School classes are canceled due to the severity of the forecast. Day students are asked not to report to school. Those students in Pride and Prejudice, Model UN, and Chorale should contact those teachers for expectations.
In conjunction with the George School performance of Pride and Prejudice, WIN (Women’s Issues Now) will host poet and George School teacher, Terry Culleton. Terry will deliver a lecture titled, “What I Learned From the Woman in the Green Tartan Babushka: The Problem of Rage in the Writings of Jane Austen, Charlotte Bronte, and Virginia Woolf” on February 22, 2014 at 5:30 p.m.
George School brings Jane Austen’s Pride and Prejudice to life on Friday and Saturday, February 21 and 22. Join students, faculty, staff, parents, and friends for what promises to be a wonderful adaptation of this classic novel. Performances begin at 8:00 p.m. in Walton Center Auditorium and are free and open to the public.
The boys’ varsity swim team took second place at the Friends Schools League Championship on Saturday, February 8, 2014. The boys, who had to swim offsite all season while the new Fitness and Athletics Center is under construction, finished strong beating out a number of competitors.
How do you get to Carnegie Hall? Practice, practice, practice, answers the old vaudeville joke. Members of the George School Chorale have taken that advice to heart as they prepare for their upcoming performance at Carnegie Hall in New York City on Monday, March 24, 2014.
For two nights, George School’s Marshall Center became a black-lit, jam-packed club that pulsed with music and dancing. The 2014 version of Live Music Weekend, a longtime George School tradition run by student organization Goldfish ’n Java, was held on February 7 and 8, 2014, and was by all accounts a huge success.