The George School Math Team is off to a great start at the beginning of the 2020-2021 math competition season. The team beat Malvern Prep in a local competition 35-15. And 35 was the maximum score possible during that meet. Earlier the team played in the opening round of the national Math Madness competition and beat a Missouri school 38 (out of 40) to 20. This past week, the team defeated a Californian school 39 to 20.
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Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Series Hosted for Students
George School students will perform The Laramie Project: Ten Years Later on Friday and Saturday, November 6 and 7, 2020 at 7:30 p.m. as their fall theater production. A big difference this year is that while some students will be there in-person, others will be performing virtually from home.
The Pennsylvania Art Education Association (PAEA) recognized George School for their outstanding commitment to visual arts education with the endorsement Outstanding Visual Arts Community 2020.
This fall the student inclusion committee and the faculty/staff inclusion committee are hosting a virtual Zoom series called “Can’t We Just Talk?” The events start on Wednesday, October 14 at 6:30 p.m. and run early November. They cover an array of topics while maintaining a focus on communication.
Anne LeDuc was a force of nature. She influenced the lives of many George School students during her decades of coaching basketball, swimming, lacrosse, and field hockey at George School. She passed away on October 3, 2020.
Rachel Carey-Harper ’69 is working towards ending racial injustice and credits, in part, George School for helping form the values that led her to work in social justice. “My first major focus was on violence against women, founding the Clothesline Project in 1990,” she wrote. “About eight years later I switched to working on racial justice.”
George School is pleased to welcome parents and families to attend our virtual Family Visiting Day on Saturday, October 17, 2020. Parents and families will have the opportunity to learn about their child’s classes, meet with teachers during conferences, and join Head of School Sam Houser as he delivers his annual address.
George School’s College Counseling Office will continue offering students personalized counseling appointments and visits online throughout the fall semester. Students can sign up for an online appointment with their college counselor using the link in their counselor’s email signature.
Rosetta Lee, teacher, and outreach specialist at the Seattle Girl’s School, recently spoke at assembly, focusing on implicit and unconscious bias in everyday life. She has been a diversity speaker and trainer since 2004, working with a variety of topics including cross-cultural communication, identity development, gender and sexuality diversity, and bias.