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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...

Cognitive Neurology

This semester course delves into underlying questions regarding our evolution, behavior, and perception. Students explore some of the questions regarding the way we, as a species, perceive, behave, and respond to the world around us,...

Physical Computing & Robotics

This course is cross-listed in the math and science departments. This is a self-directed course that is project-oriented and driven largely by student interests. Students build their own PRT3 motherboard and learn to use the Arduino Language...

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...

Cosmology

Marcus Aurelius observed that “He who does not know what the world is does not know where he is, and he who does not know for what purpose the world exists, does not know who...

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...
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