George School competed in the Cadet Invitational Wrestling Tournament at Valley Forge Military Academy on Saturday, January 18, 2014. The Cougars finished fourth among fourteen teams and won six medals. Aidan Greer ’14, team co-captain, won the championship at 132 pounds.
Students in IB Science classes at George School participated in a pirate themed IB science retreat on Friday, January 17 and Saturday, January 18, 2014. Working in small groups, the students wrote a hypothesis, designed an experiment, ran trials to test their experiment, and created a poster to be presented at a science fair on Thursday, January 23, 2014.
The George School Chorale will be performing on the Perelman Stage in the Stern Auditorium at Carnegie Hall in New York City on Monday, March 24, 2014 at 8:00 p.m. Chorale will be performing alongside choral groups from the Pine View School of Osprey, Florida and the Estes Park School of Estes Park, Colorado.
Lael Brainard ’79 has been nominated by President Obama for a position at the Federal Reserve. If confirmed by the Senate, Lael will join the Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve in the coming months.
Don’t miss the January issue of the Georgian. Inside you will find stories about the remarkable results of our recent survey, the history of athletics on campus, the sustainable features of the Fitness and Athletics Center, the Hayden family’s legacy, exercise and the brain, and Campus News & Notes.
One of today’s hottest new technologies, 3D printing and rapid prototyping, is being explored by students in their classrooms. While 3D printing is still in its early stage, robotics and physics teacher Chris Odom predicts that personal manufacturing, like personal computing, is about to become mainstream in a big way.
Geno McDermott ’04 has created and produced a new show “COLD RIVER CASH” airing Thursday’s at 10:00 p.m. on Animal Planet. The show follows the lives of Maine fishermen as they try to capture the elusive American Glass Eel.
The Phillips’ Mill Youth Art Exhibition honored eleven George School students at its inaugural show. “Purple Lake” by Maggie Chen ’15 was one of the award winners selected by the show’s juror, Marcia Weikert. The Youth Art Exhibition is open to the public on weekends from January 11 through January 26, noon to 5:00 p.m.