Deadlines are fast approaching to apply for generous business tax credits that can benefit George School financial aid programs. Tax credits provide a unique opportunity for Pennsylvania corporate taxpayers to enable promising low-income students to attend George School through EITC/OSTC programs.
The Varsity Boys’ Lacrosse team has been named a “team to watch” by the Bucks County Courier Times and John Arth ’15 has been named among the five “players to watch this season.” With a strong defense and a roster of returning players, the team looks to be a contender in the Friends Schools League this season.
Alumni Weekend 2014 will be here before you know it—and we are looking forward to welcoming back alumni and friends from the classes of 1939 to 2004 (and everyone in between). The celebration will be filled with community-wide events designed for all alumni as well as current students, parents, and faculty.
After nearly thirty-five years of working at George School, Maria Crosman will retire at the end of the 2013-2014 academic year to spend more time in the garden, making wedding cakes for friends and family, quilting, and enjoying her grandchildren.
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.