George School is elated to announce that Shiyong (David) Xi ’21 and Ellen Zhang ’21 were named semifinalists this fall in the Sixty-Sixth National Merit Scholarship Program. Seven other seniors—Ryan Bencivengo ’21, Ziyou (Milano) Hu ’21, Siyuan (Justin) Liu ’21, Aniketh Phalcomepely ’21, Jackson Swartz ’21, Ilinca Vilceanu ’21, and Sean Whalen ’21— received National Merit Letters of Commendation. Chris Toala ’21 was selected as a National Recognition Program: Hispanic Scholar.
George School’s student newspaper, Curious George, is back again with its first edition for the 2020-2021 school year. The club quickly made the switch to digital last spring due to the pandemic and has continued publishing in the digital format ever since.
Open in Walton Gallery and below online is Artistry of Awegys: Paintings by Ugandan Youth. A virtual gallery talk and reception is planned for 1:30 p.m. on Friday, February 12, 2021. The acrylic on pulled bark canvas paintings were created by student-artists who attend Awegys Secondary School in Kigo, Uganda.
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.
World-Class Opera Singer, Eve Gigliotti ’94, and Librettist, Winter Miller ’91, are teaming up to perform an original play No One Is Forgotten as a fully listenable experience.
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.
Members of the George School community are invited to view a new virtual art exhibit featuring work from members of the visual arts faculty. The exhibit will remain on display through Friday, February 12, 2021. A virtual gallery talk and reception is planned for Friday, January 29, 2021.
Due to the global health pandemic, the Admission Office has had to rethink their approach to showcase all George School has to offer digitally to prospective students and families around the world. We spoke to Co-Director of Admission, Rohan Arjun ’05, to learn more about what has changed and what’s available now for prospective families.
George School is proud to announce that Zoel Boublil ’21 has been chosen as an inaugural member of the Robert F. Kennedy Human Rights Speak Truth to Power (STTP) Youth Advisory Board.
George School woodworking teacher, Carter Sio ’76, was selected to exhibit multiple pieces in the Works in Wood 2020 annual art show. The exhibit brings together work from 40 different contemporary artists, while also celebrating “the woodworking heritage of Bucks County.”