Retford Science Building Constructed

With major contributions from George School Committee Clerk James P. Bancroft, George School opens its newest building, which contains math classrooms on the first floor and in the basement as well as laboratories for chemistry, physics, and biology on the second floor. Meanwhile the space freed up in Main allows for ten to twelve more students as well as teachers, guests, and “women help.”

Today mathematics continues to reign supreme on the first floor, but science has since moved elsewhere, with most of the second floor now devoted to drawing and painting. It is also the home of a plaque for the son of the school’s early twentieth-century doctor, Charles Smith. His son, Morrell Smith ’07, who died in World War I, is memorialized by a plaque that challenges students of Latin to this day: Non Omnis Moriar, or “Not All of Me Will Die.”