Miranda Dobkin ’21 Wins National Medal for Short Story

George School’s Miranda Dobkin ’21 was recently awarded a National Silver Medal by the Scholastic Art & Writing Awards for her short story, “The Death of the Mind.” The 2020 scholastic awards received around 320,00 works of art and writing from over 110,00 students. Receiving a National Medal puts Miranda in the top 1% of these submissions.

The Virtual Classroom: A Glimpse of Life in Quarantine

When the students in Danielle Picard-Sheehan’s photography classes left for spring break, they never imagined that their assignments might turn into a reflection of the Coronavirus pandemic. With the move to remote learning, the students were asked to create a photo essay of eighteen images that investigated parts of their lives.

Film Students Shine at Bridge Film Festival

George School film students were recognized for their work in the 2020 Bridge Film Festival, an international showcase that centers on Quaker values and spotlights the work of film students at Friends Schools. Spicey Spices,…

The Virtual Classroom: Filming the Waiting Game

Many of Scott’s students worked on a remote film assignment called “The Waiting Game” when the spring term turned virtual. This assignment was designed to be completed within the limited access to cast, crew, and equipment imposed by socially distanced learning. The assignment itself was to create a short film that featured three inanimate objects that are waiting for something.

Owen Buxton ’20 Illustrates Friends During Quarantine

Owen Buxton ’20 has found solace during these unprecedented times through his artwork. His illustrations started as a personal project, but his Senior Studio teacher Jō Adachi encouraged him to continue creating them throughout the rest of the term.

The Virtual Classroom: Ceramics

Ceramics teacher Amedeo Salamoni faces a different kind of challenge in his virtual classroom since students can’t meet in the studio. He gave his classes an assignment to design a vessel using everyday objects found…

Judy Bartella Retires

Judy Bartella will retire at the end of the 2019-2020 academic year after forty-five years of work, love, and service she has devoted to our school and community. We congratulate her on a distinguished career…

Students Honored During Recognition Assembly

On Monday, May 18, George School students were honored with awards in recognition of their accomplishments at George School across academics, athletics, visual arts, performing arts, poetry, and community.

Children of Eden Receives Rave Reviews

Stories older than time itself strode across the Walton stage the evenings of Friday, February 21 and Saturday, February 22, 2020, as students told tales from the Book of Genesis in the musical, Children of Eden. With music and lyrics by Stephen Schwartz and book by John Caird, the two-act performance moved from the narrative of Adam and Eve, through the legend of Cain and Abel, to the parable of Noah’s Ark.

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