Thanks to the Signature Academic Program and its emphasis on experiential learning, a new course in entrepreneurship has joined George School’s extensive history and social science offerings. Its “initial public offering” was a huge success, with so much interest from students that three sections of the two-module course have been created.
George School welcomed over 500 alumni and friends back to campus for Alumni Weekend from Friday, May 6 through Saturday, May 7. The rainy weather did not stop excited classmates from reuniting, smiling, celebrating achievements, rekindling friendships, and reminiscing about their warm and nostalgic memories from George School.
Because traveling the globe for service learning was not possible this year, seniors found opportunities closer to home. For ten of them, that meant working at and learning from Trenton’s Capital City Farm and manager Logan Davis ’10.
Exploration of Memoir is a new English Department elective that examines the genre through reading, writing, and service that grew out of two students’ service-learning project.
Kachi Nzeh ’23, a 6-foot-8 point guard, and Christian Bliss ’23, a 6-4 sophomore wing guard, were named to the all-state boys’ basketball teams in the non-PIAA schools classification on Monday, May 2, 2022. They spearheaded the George School varsity team to a 15-5 season finish.
The art galleries at George School have come alive with outstanding student artwork this spring season. The All School Art Show is on display from Saturday, April 30, 2022, until Monday, May 23, 2022, and includes work from all visual arts classes.
Educator, media creator, and producer Leonard (Len) Majzlin ’57 will receive the George School Alumni Award during Alumni Weekend, May 6–8, 2022. The George School Alumni Award recognizes alumni who have used their talents, expertise, and personal commitment to make a positive impact on those around them. The nominating committee found many reasons to honor Len, but it is his outstanding contributions as an educator through creative vision and design that distinguish him.
Fifteen George School students were selected to participate in the 27th Annual High School Art Exhibition & Congressional Art Competition. The exhibition took place from Saturday, April 2 through Friday, April 8, 2022, at the Hicks Art Center Gallery at Bucks County Community College. Yuxi (Cecilia) Wang took home the second place prize and Maia Hannah-Drullard received an honorable mention.
The George School EniGmaS Math Team took first place in the Pennsylvania High School 1-1200 category at the international Purple Comet Math Meet. The team ranked 18th nationwide and took 26th place worldwide. The team outscored area competitors including The Episcopal Academy 21-16.