In a time of excruciating loss for small businesses, Meg Hagele ’88 worrying most for her employees. Meg was recently interviewed about her two High Point Café locations and her experience so far in this pandemic.
Dive into the new mysterious world of The Pathfinder’s Society imagined and written by George School film teacher Scott Prescott Seraydarian ’90 and Francesco Sedita. Follow five new friends at summer camp through twists and turns as they discover a secret path that leads to a legendary treasure.
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.
Kyra Spence ’14 has accepted an admissions offer at Iowa Writers’ Workshop to pursue an MFA in Poetry. The Iowa Writers’ Workshop is considered the top creative writing program in the country by many, and boasts graduates such as Flannery O’Connor and former faculty as Robert Lowell.
Award-winning musician Matt Check ’00 played songs and shared stories on Facebook Live for more than 800 George School students, alumni, and fans on Thursday, April 2, 2020. The concert was in honor of his 20th reunion and was a way for our community to join together in this time of social distancing.
English teacher Melaina Young ’93 is going virtual with book clubs. Her IB HL English juniors have a choice of reading The Bluest Eye by Toni Morrison or One Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest by Ken Kesey.
In her intro video to her students, Meredith Alford ’01 stresses what a fascinating and truly global political moment we are going through right now. She prompts her students to reflect on how the concepts and systems that they have studied in class in the abstract seem very concrete at the moment.
Faculty and students started Term 3 this week in a virtual classroom, exploring this new learning environment together. Film teacher Scott Seraydarian ’90 began his classes with a short film (naturally) for his students.