One important question about George School’s academic program was recently answered in a gathering of students and advisors: What does a virtual and global “Happy Birthday” sound like?
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Academic Innovation in the Age of Uncertainty
Faculty and students started Term 3 this week in a virtual classroom, exploring this new learning environment together. Film teacher Scott Seraydarian ’90 began his classes with a short film (naturally) for his students.
As teachers and students begin to use the school’s online classroom platform, George School is enhancing community and student support at the start of online academic programming.
English teacher Avery Stern developed a new course for the 2019-2020 academic year with a George School Curricular Innovation grant. Literature and the Environment is a new approach to World Literature, the junior English class in which Avery shares with her students the natural beauty of the environment and literature’s responses to it.
The Philadelphia Eagles NFL team will install a SimpleFuel station at club’s LEED-certified Lincoln Financial Field stadium, providing green hydrogen energy as part of the new sustainability partnership with PDC Machines.
While we may not be physically together in Meeting for Worship, in assemblies, on the playing fields, in the shop, in the rituals of the dorms at night, we are still George School. While we may not have the physical closeness we had, we are emotionally connected and will remain so.
With many indications that COVID-19 will remain a pressing health issue and source of concern for some time, George School is taking steps to help keep our students and employees safe as well as mitigate any potential contagion throughout our greater community of families and friends.
Eleven varsity equestrian team students and four horses competed at the IEA Regional Finals at Jentri Stables on Sunday, February 23, 2020. The team finished in third place, just one point behind the second-place team, and collected fifteen ribbons.