Over 600 alumni registered for Alumni Weekend 2021 from Thursday, April 29 – Sunday, May 2. This year’s event featured four days of virtual events and activities for classmates to reconnect and reminisce about their cherished George School memories.
George School students earned a first place ranking and a Blue Ribbon in this year’s Reading Olympics. Throughout this year, George School students worked together to read as many books as they could from a book list that was prepared by teachers and librarians from schools across Bucks County.
George School will honor an inaugural round of inductees for The George School Hall of Athletic Honor during Alumni Weekend 2021. The inaugural inductees have all had an enduring impact on George School, its athletics, and the community.
George School will host a Virtual Open House for prospective students and families this summer on Thursday, July 16 from 7:00 to 8:00 p.m. EST. A panel of students, faculty, and members of the admission team will be live on Zoom to share information about the George School curriculum and community. There will be opportunities for attendees to ask questions about student life, academics, athletics, and many other topics to the panelists throughout the event.
The George School Alumni Office hosted two virtual concerts for the George School community this spring. During this time of social isolation, these performances offered a way for our community to come together to celebrate the accomplishments of two of the school’s talented alumni, Matt Check ’00 and Holdyn Barder ’17.
Alumni Weekend 2020 was supposed to celebrate the classes ending in 0s and 5s, highlighted by the Class of 1970 celebrating their 50th reunion, from May 1-3 this past spring. However, reunion plans had to be put on hold due to the current pandemic. Despite these circumstances, classes found other creative ways to congregate that weekend virtually.
Students had the opportunity to attend pre-recorded mindfulness sessions this spring to learn techniques for managing anxious thoughts, feelings, and behaviors. Each thirty-minute session was offered by certified instructor Kaylee Friedman each week.
Once again, we in the George School community have witnessed the institutionalized racism that plagues the United States. The recent murders of George Floyd, Ahmaud Arbery, and Breonna Taylor remind us that Black life is considered less sacred in this country.
Did you know that math teacher and Director of Studies Laura Kinnel has written several crossword puzzles for the New York Times? She was recently featured on 6 ABC News about this exciting accomplishment.
Inclusion Director Marcus Ingram shared the following message with the George School community in the Spring 2020 Edition of George School’s Inclusion newsletter Threads.