La’Keisha Sutton, former professional basketball player and current Harlem Globetrotter, will be helping girls’ varsity basketball Head Coach, Rachel Agosto, on the court this year.
In Valerie Folk’s Geometry classes, students are taking their knowledge from inside of the classroom and applying it in surprising ways to the world around them.
George School is once again pleased to share the exciting results of the 2020 International Baccalaureate Diploma and Advanced Placement tests. This year, fifty-five George School seniors were IB candidates and fifty-two students earned their diplomas, maintaining George School’s ten-year 95 percent completion rate.
The 2020-2021 school year began on Monday, August 31, 2020, but for the first time in George School’s history, students met their teachers and classmates through a computer screen, not in the classroom, for the start of school.
While George School’s annual college fair may have looked a bit different this year, there was still much to do and see thanks to the careful planning of the College Counseling team.
Last spring, George School’s college counseling office hosted, Exploring and Celebrating the Path to Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs), a virtual panel discussion introducing students to HBCUs and their unique distinctions.
Head of School Sam Houser served as a panelist during the webinar Coronavirus and Education in Aspen & America presented by Aspen Mastermind on Wednesday, August 5, 2020. Panelists discussed topics such as the long-term educational and psychological effects of remote learning for students.
Before coming to George School, Jiayi Luo ’20, could not write in English. “I wrote only in Chinese and only for my own pleasure: sci-fi, mystery, fan fiction, that sort of thing,” she said. Now, Jiayi has written and published her first book, Flames in Amber: Cautionary Tales of Action and Inaction, entirely in English.
Each year, the Scholastic Arts and Writing Awards honor the vision, ingenuity, and talent of the nation’s youth, and provide opportunities for creative teens to be celebrated. This year, a record twelve George School students were awarded thirteen Gold Keys for various works in writing and arts.
Students from IB Environmental Science & Systems, IB HL Economics, IB HL World Literature, and IB Global Politics recently came together to participate in an interdisciplinary project titled, Democratic Republic of the Congo: Global Responsibility in the Past, Present, Future.