For AP Human Geography classes with teacher Kevin Fox, this term is all about deepening student understanding of key terms and concepts and applying newly acquired student knowledge. The end goal is a more nuanced perspective on the world’s economic, social, political and environmental patterns and processes.
Accepted students were invited to attend a virtual class on Media Literacy taught by Meredith Alford ’01, History and IB Global Politics teacher, and Scott Seraydarian ’90, Film teacher. Media Literacy and Production, a new cross-discipline course at George School, is framed around the query: How can I use media to improve the world in which I live?
Orton is committed to supporting its distinctive community while so many of its residents are off campus. “It feels incredibly important to preserve that sense of home by creating opportunities to see each other, connect with each other, laugh together, and just soak up the vibe,” said Dorm Head Tom Hoopes ’83.
Josie O’Neal-Odom ‘19, a student at Parsons School of Design, The NewSchool, recently completed a photography assignment reflecting on isolation caused by the current pandemic.
Celeste Huang-Menders ’22, along with her siblings Alexander Huang-Menders and Christian Huang, have created a new website ShareSomeCare.com in response to the current global pandemic.
Science teacher Becky Hutchins used everyday objects from her kitchen to teach her students all about air pressure. in an online demo. In one demo she attempted to blow up a balloon inside of a bottle.
Science teacher Becky Hutchins uses different applications to keep her Environmental Systems and Societies class interactive and engaging, including Zoom breakout rooms and Padlet.
Bob Fest is using his virtual science classroom to take on COVID-19 questions from a scientific perspective. In a world where fake news is touted and scientific data is scoffed at, Bob is taking on the responsibility to guide students toward reliable resources.
Meeting for worship has always been a practice where our George School community members are not only encouraged to look inward but also to deeply listen to others and to respond if they are moved to do so.