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Chinese 1

This first year course in Mandarin Chinese teaches the mainland Chinese systems of Pinyin Romanization and simplified Chinese characters. Oral/aural communication and Chinese cultural context are emphasized. Reading and writing are introduced from the beginning...

Chinese 2

This course begins with a review of key concepts and structures from Chinese 1. Oral/aural communication continues to be emphasized. Short reading selections and basic grammar are introduced. General conversation, reading, and writing will expand...

Chinese 3

This course begins with a review of key concepts and structures from Chinese 2 and expands upon these. It will continue to develop students’ language by introducing a variety of topics. More emphasis is placed...

Vocal Ensemble

Students in this course receive training in vocal production and sight-reading while exploring a variety of vocal styles. Singers experience a varied repertoire of music from around the world, including, but not limited to, early...

Cooperative Work Program

The cooperative work (co-op) program builds community at George School. By engaging students in a collective effort to maintain various aspects of George School life, it opens the door for new friendships and a shared...

Core Strength

Students enrolled in this class utilize diaphragmatic breathing in combination with abdominal workouts and Pilates exercises to increase core strength and flexibility. Students create individual fitness goals to work toward over the course of the...

Dance Studies & Performance Art 1-6

In Dance 1, a fundamental knowledge of dance vocabulary, basic steps, and body mechanics is developed. Attention is placed on proper body alignment, movement efficiency, strength, and flexibility. Students learn to combine basic steps into...

Global Spiritualities

This required ninth grade course begins with an introduction to life at George School and to the application of Quaker practices as a framework for living. Through a combination of classroom activities and experiential learning,...

Film Production 1

In this foundation-building course, students engage in a variety of exercises designed to develop fundamental knowledge and a basic understanding of film production. Skills covered include camera operation, story development, basic shot composition, project planning...

French 1

Designed for students with little or no previous experience, this course introduces students to communication in French. Using an immersion method, students develop skills in speaking, listening, writing, and reading. Components include audio, video and...
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