With summer in full swing, George School students are working hard on their summer reading assignments. This year students have been asked to post their analysis of the texts on academic blogs. The new format makes summer reading an active and positive experience while creating a new online community.
The George School Day Camp celebrated the end of its first session with smiles and laughter at an exciting outdoor carnival on Thursday, July 10. Campers and their families enjoyed a wide variety of activities including moon bounces, face painting, rock climbing, snow cones, and balloon hats.
George School is pleased to announce the creation of George School Aquatics, a competitive USA swim club for children aged 6-18. The club will be based out of the new 100,000 square foot Fitness and Athletics Center.
A new exhibit at MoMA brings together the work of two generations of contemporary artists including Emily Roysdon ’95. Sites of Reason: A Selection of Recent Acquisitions is on display through September 28, 2014.
George School is proud to announce the students that were named to the Honor Roll and/or Head of School’s List for Term 3 of the 2013-2014 academic year. More than 260 students were named to the Honor Roll and more than 260 students were named to the Head of School’s list.
Three George School alumni—Philip Ross ’57, Margaret Garb ’80, and Emmy Laybourne ’89—have recently published books. They, along with many other George School authors are featured in the Alumni Authors section of the George School website.
Carol Lopes ’15 attended the Girl Up Leadership Summit in Washington, DC on June 15-18, 2014. Hosted by the United Nations Foundation, the summit brought together girls from around the world to discuss women’s issues, attend workshops, listen to speakers, and meet with leaders on Capitol Hill.
Despite a number of stumbling blocks, the girls’ and boys’ track teams qualified for the New Balance Nationals Outdoor. The girls’ team earned twentieth overall and the boys’ team earned twenty-seventh overall. Jerrica Bauer ’16 ran the two mile race and earned a ninth place ranking overall in the Emerging Elite division.