The George School Alumni Office hosted two virtual concerts for the George School community this spring. During this time of social isolation, these performances offered a way for our community to come together to celebrate the accomplishments of two of the school’s talented alumni, Matt Check ’00 and Holdyn Barder ’17.
Alumni Weekend 2020 was supposed to celebrate the classes ending in 0s and 5s, highlighted by the Class of 1970 celebrating their 50th reunion, from May 1-3 this past spring. However, reunion plans had to be put on hold due to the current pandemic. Despite these circumstances, classes found other creative ways to congregate that weekend virtually.
Molly Stephenson will retire at the end of the 2019-2020 academic year after twenty-three years of work, love, and service she has devoted to our school and community. We congratulate her on a full and rich career in education.
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.