Parents Weekend and Fall Break. This weekend there will be plenty of fall activities for students such as making caramel apples in Marshall, a Halloween tour of Lambertville, NJ, Shady Brook Farm’s HorrorFest, a hike in Tyler State Park, and a trip to NYC to enjoy food, shopping, and experience the Virtual Reality Museum. We also look forward to welcoming parents to campus for Parents Visiting Day!
Open your Home to George School. The opportunity to make meaningful global connections is one of the things most special about George School. We invite families interested in hosting international students over school breaks to share your availability through this form. Once your information is received, the Deans’ Office will be in touch to follow up and answer any questions you might have.
Parents Visiting Day. Attend fifteen-minute classes in the morning to meet each of your child’s teachers and then join Head of School Sam Houser for his address in Walton Auditorium for Parents Visiting Day this weekend on Saturday, October 19. Learn more. Conference Night is Tuesday, October 22. Seminars and class visits are on Visiting Day only.
GS Parent Party! Parents are invited to a Parent Party tonight at La Stalla from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. Enjoy a buffet dinner while getting to know other George School parents. Online registration is now closed, but you may still register onsite at La Stalla this evening. Please dress warmly as this reception will be outdoors with heaters.
Fathers Committee Meeting. There will be a Fathers Committee meeting on Wednesday, October 23 at 7:00 p.m. in the Fitness and Athletics Center Room 182 for a conversation with George School’s Director of Athletics and Recreation Kurt Ruch. Following the meeting there will be an “Executive Session” at 8:30 p.m. at the Green Parrot in Newtown.
Cookie and Candy Drop Committee. Please consider donating a bag of treat-sized candy to help make a Halloween treat bag for each student on campus. Local families can drop off candy at Drayton Circle on Friday, October 25 from 7:30 to 8:30 a.m. You can also drop off candy at the registration table on Parents Visiting Day. If you want to participate or have any questions please email Lisa Schaner.
Flu Clinic. The Student Health and Wellness Center will host a flu clinic on Wednesday, October 23 on campus in the Marshall Center Coffeehouse. If you have not already signed your child up on Magnus, please email Indira Rodrigo to request a flu shot for your child.
Free ACT Practice Test for Juniors. Princeton Review will host a FREE ACT Practice Test on Saturday, November 9 for juniors from 1:00 to 4:45 p.m. Students have been sent a link to sign-up. Please encourage your student to check their email. The test will be held in the Fitness and Athletics Center Wrestling Room.
PSAT Scores. Sophomores and juniors took the PSAT at George School this week. Scores will be available in early December.
October 18: Parents Party at La Stalla 5:30 p.m.
October 19: Parents Visiting Day
October 19: Fall Break begins
October 22: Parents Conference Night 6:30 to 9:00 p.m.
October 23: Fathers Committee Meeting 7:00 p.m. in the Fitness and Athletics Center Room 182
October 24: Jo Adachi Gallery Talk and Reception
October 27: Admission Open House 1:30 p.m.
November 6: Parents Association Meeting 6:30 p.m.
November 8 – 9: Fall Theater Performance, Noises Off
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