George School is excited to announce the formation of The George School Hall of Athletic Honor, which will soon honor an inaugural round of inductees. The mission statement reads, “The George School Hall of Athletic Honor exists to recognize and honor George School student-athletes, coaches, teams, alumni, and sports contributors for their achievements and/or contributions to George School athletics.”
When the students in Danielle Picard-Sheehan’s photography classes left for spring break, they never imagined that their assignments might turn into a reflection of the Coronavirus pandemic. With the move to remote learning, the students were asked to create a photo essay of eighteen images that investigated parts of their lives.
Students, faculty, and staff are making the most out of their Summer quarantine at George School by participating in fun events around campus. They’ve enjoyed tasty treats like Bubble Tea and made their own Flatbread Pizzas in Marshall. Students can also stop by Marshall to watch movies with their classmates every week. Faculty and staff put together a tropical pool party in the FAC complete with pineapples, beach balls, and Hawaiian leis.
Members of the George School global community are invited to view our new, virtual galleries featuring the work of our seniors enrolled in the International Baccalaureate Program. While our community normally visits the campus galleries and attends artist talks in person, this virtual showcase provides an opportunity to explore their exhibitions online.
Annika Crawford ’22 received first prize for her oil on canvas painting titled Don’t Call on Me! at the 25th Annual High School Exhibition and Congressional Art Competition. Annika’s painting was among the sixteen George School student artworks that were selected by judges for the exhibit.
Students look forward to Spirit Week each spring when the Student Council organizes a week-long friendly competition among the classes. “Spirit Week is going to be a fun way to switch up our regular virtual classroom routine and have a little fun next week,” said Susan Robinson-Cloete ’20 on behalf of Student Council in an email describing the activities planned for each day.
Owen Buxton ’20 has found solace during these unprecedented times through his artwork. His illustrations started as a personal project, but his Senior Studio teacher Jō Adachi encouraged him to continue creating them throughout the rest of the term.
Students, faculty, and staff are finding creative ways to have fun during the current quarantine. Students living on campus are learning new skills from their dorm parents. Check out some of the activities that keep our George School community connected.
Cuba expert and retired George School History Teacher, Fran Bradley joined Ben Croucher’s IB HL History Class for an insightful Q&A session over Zoom. Fran took his first group of George School students to Cuba to visit a Quaker community in 1978.