This fall the student inclusion committee and the faculty/staff inclusion committee are hosting a virtual Zoom series called “Can’t We Just Talk?” The events start on Wednesday, October 14 at 6:30 p.m. and run early November. They cover an array of topics while maintaining a focus on communication.
Anne LeDuc was a force of nature. She influenced the lives of many George School students during her decades of coaching basketball, swimming, lacrosse, and field hockey at George School. She passed away on October 3, 2020.
Rachel Carey-Harper ’69 is working towards ending racial injustice and credits, in part, George School for helping form the values that led her to work in social justice. “My first major focus was on violence against women, founding the Clothesline Project in 1990,” she wrote. “About eight years later I switched to working on racial justice.”
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.
George School’s College Counseling Office will continue offering students personalized counseling appointments and visits online throughout the fall semester. Students can sign up for an online appointment with their college counselor using the link in their counselor’s email signature.
Rosetta Lee, teacher, and outreach specialist at the Seattle Girl’s School, recently spoke at assembly, focusing on implicit and unconscious bias in everyday life. She has been a diversity speaker and trainer since 2004, working with a variety of topics including cross-cultural communication, identity development, gender and sexuality diversity, and bias.
The student film Seeger’s Seek of Truth by David Xi ’21 and Eric Guo ’21 won third place in the prestigious Robert F. Kennedy Speak Truth to Power Video Contest. The film focuses on Daniel Seeger and his fight for the right to conscientious objection.
La’Keisha Sutton, former professional basketball player and current Harlem Globetrotter, will be helping girls’ varsity basketball Head Coach, Rachel Agosto, on the court this year.
In Valerie Folk’s Geometry classes, students are taking their knowledge from inside of the classroom and applying it in surprising ways to the world around them.