When the way forward is hard to see, George School is a light for me, and I hope it is for you as well. We will continue to align our work with the work of justice. We will continue to acquire knowledge for the beautiful sake of learning and to use that knowledge to benefit our diverse world.
George School shared the 2019-2020 Annual Report with members of the community this week. It was a remarkable year both in student and faculty achievements and also in the support the school received from the community.
The George School community will host a virtual watch party and roundtable discussion about the call to arms for diversity, equity, inclusion, and social justice in independent schools presented by Dr. Eddie S. Glaude, Jr. on Thursday, December 17 at 6:20 p.m.
The George School Math Team is off to a great start at the beginning of the 2020-2021 math competition season. The team beat Malvern Prep in a local competition 35-15. And 35 was the maximum score possible during that meet. Earlier the team played in the opening round of the national Math Madness competition and beat a Missouri school 38 (out of 40) to 20. This past week, the team defeated a Californian school 39 to 20.
George School is pleased to welcome parents and families to attend our virtual Family Visiting Day on Saturday, October 17, 2020. Parents and families will have the opportunity to learn about their child’s classes, meet with teachers during conferences, and join Head of School Sam Houser as he delivers his annual address.
For former George School English Teacher Terry Culleton, retirement has meant a period of great productivity as he further hones his craft as a published poet. His poem “Viparinama” is the featured poem in the September issue of the literary journal Better Than Starbucks.
Virginia sculptor, gallerist, and self-storage business owner Matthew Fine ’82 was recently appointed head of the Runnymede Corporation, a commercial real estate company founded by his grandfather in 1958. Matthew is not new to Runnymede, or to the Norfolk/Virginia Beach region. He has served on the company board for more than 30 years.