James Steen ’15 broke the thirty-nine year old high jump record set by Ken Lehner ’76 during the Rob Thomas Memorial Invitational held at Neshaminy High School on May 2, 2015. In addition to breaking a school record, James also won the event.
“About 900 walkers and runners turned out on Saturday, May 2, 2015 for the first Run for Woods, a charity 5k run/walk/roll to benefit Woods Services,” reports the Bucks County Courier Times. Jerrica Bauer ’16 finished in first place at the event.
Linda Espenshade Heinemann has retired after twenty years of dedicated work at George School. During her tenure Linda filled a number of roles from library director to clerk of the Technology Oversight Committee. Linda will be celebrated during Alumni Weekend, May 8–10, 2015.
Bob McBride will retire after twenty-two years at George School. Bob, longtime member of the Information Technology Systems department and Brown House co-dorm head, will be celebrated during Alumni Weekend, May 8–10, 2015.
George School athletes shone against tough competition at the Lady Rocker Invitational at Council Rock North on Saturday, May 2, 2015. Tom Waring of the Bucks County Courier Times highlights the event
Stephanie McBride will retire after thirty-four years at George School. Stephanie, longtime English teacher and Brown House co-dorm head, will be celebrated during Alumni Weekend, May 8–10, 2015.
George School will implement a policy designed to support transgender students beginning fall 2015. The policy was approved by the Board of Trustees at their most recent meeting. Among other things, the policy will allow students to choose a dorm based on their gender identity—even if that differs from their sex assigned at birth.
The Spring Instrumental Music Concert, featuring the Sax Plus ensemble, String Ensemble, Arts Block Ensemble, and Strings Plus (the George School orchestra) is scheduled for Sunday, May 3, 2015 at 7:00 p.m. in the George School Meetinghouse. The performance is free and open to the public.