One Thousand Boxes and Counting

Artisan Woodworking Teacher, Carter Sio ’76, fell in love with woodworking when he was a student at George School. His own woodworking students have now created an estimated 1,000 purposeful keepsake boxes.

Varsity Girls’ Basketball Celebrates a PAISAA Championship Win

The varsity girls’ basketball team, seeded #3 in the Pennsylvania State Independent Schools Athletics Association (PAISAA), won their first game in the Commonwealth Cup Championship on Tuesday, February 22. The next game for the team at “States” is at home on Thursday, February 24 at 5:00 p.m.

Alumni Award Nominations Now Open

The Advancement Office is now seeking nominations for its annual Alumni Awards, which are presented during Alumni Weekend, taking place May 6—8, 2022. Any George School alum celebrating a reunion is eligible for nomination.

Remembering George School Alum Stephen Sondheim ’46

Of the many George School alums who found careers in music and theater, Stephen Sondheim ’46 is  the most prolific. He is a legend in the musical theater industry producing music and lyrics to nearly twenty of Broadway’s biggest hits. 

Kirby Fredendall ’84: The Color of Light

While the paintings can be most directly defined as landscapes, they can be more accurately described as representations of the constantly changing energy of our relationship with not only ourselves, but also with those around us and with our environment. They examine the unbreakable but changeable connections that exist between forces both within us and without.

Fall/Winter 2021 Georgian Available Online

In this issue, you also will find stories about George School innovations—from cross-disciplinary learning to our work for a bold new academic program for the 2022-2023 academic year—resulting from the strategic plan, from lessons learned in our professional development studies in educational neuroscience, and from our faculty’s ongoing commitment to do what is best for our students.

Bench Dedicated in Memory of “Everyone’s Mother,” Pam Machemer

On Tuesday, October 19 more than seventy alumni, faculty, and students gathered on campus to honor the life of beloved teacher, friend, and advisor Pam Machemer. During the ceremony, a bench was dedicated to Pam’s memory, a charge led by boys’ varsity soccer player, Bill Becker ’22.

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