George School alum Shannon McGinnis ’17 was awarded the Smith College Pioneer Powerhouse Athlete of the Year award as well as being named to the Marly Pineda Team. While at George School, Shannon played varsity soccer, basketball, lacrosse, and field hockey.
After submitting 1,410 applications, George School’s Class of 2021, comprised of one hundred twenty-five brilliant young minds, will journey to eighty-two different institutions in the United States, Canada, and the United Kingdom this fall.
On Saturday, May 29, 2021, at 9:30 a.m. George School celebrated the members of the Class of 2021 during the school’s one hundred and twenty-seventh Commencement Ceremony. Head of School Sam Houser welcomed the seniors and their friends and families.
Jostens, the leading producer of yearbooks and student-created content, today announced that George School’s yearbook has achieved the Jostens 2021 National Yearbook Program of Excellence award at the Silver Level.
On Friday, May 21 and Saturday, May 22, 2021 George School theater students performed their final theater production of the year, Heathers: the Musical. While the audience was mainly watching the performance from computer screens around the world, more than one-hundred guests, socially distant and masked, were permitted inside Walton Auditorium each night.
George School is pleased to announce that two students, Annika Crawford ’22 and Rhianna Searle ’23, have been named runner ups in the Bucks County High School Poet of the Year contest. “I love poetry for how limitless it is,” said Annika. “While visual art and music are directly sensuous, poetry relies on indirect triggers and symbols to create sensations through imagination. It’s a sort of alchemy. It’s visual and rhythmic.”
The math team competed against several thousands of teams from across the world in the Purple Comet Spring Competition. George School’s team was the top school in Pennsylvania. In the small high school division, the team came in 14th place out of 288 teams and ranks 21 out of 884 teams worldwide.
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.