SAGE Weekend. Students can take a holiday hot chocolate hike to Newtown, shop for the winter formal at the Quakerbridge Mall, ice skate in Philly, enjoy a local holiday parade, participate in a jewelry-making workshop, or catch a movie screening in Marshall this weekend. Full schedule.
GS Winter Formal. The student winter formal will take place on Saturday, December 15 from 8:00 to 10:30 p.m. in Marshall. Parents are encouraged to drop food items off at the Deans’ Office for the dance on Saturday, December 15 between 3:00 and 5:00 p.m. If you are interested in helping with set up, please meet in the Deans’ Office at 5:00 p.m.
Parents Association Meeting. The next Parents Association Meeting will take place on Wednesday, December 12 at 6:30 p.m. in the Mollie Dodd Anderson Library Conference Room. Director of Inclusion Marcus Ingram will present “Let Data Speak: George School’s AIM” and share how George School prepares citizen scholars for leading lives that make a difference in our world. Attendees will learn about George School’s participation in the Assessment of Inclusivity and Multiculturalism (AIM) during 2018.
Study Hall Privileges. Any ninth grader who is not assigned to the Learning Center or Quiet Study may attend Silent Study (individual work) in the MDA Library or Dynamic Study (group study) in the dining room Monday through Thursday. Study Hall hours are 7:30 to 9:30 p.m. Learn more.
Class of 2021. College Counseling met with sophomores on November 30 to give them a preview of what to expect during junior year, and to invite them for a one-on-one college counseling meeting between January 10 and February 28, 2019. The meetings will answer questions about the PSAT, course planning, and other questions they may have.
PSAT Scores. Classes of 2020 and 2021 PSAT scores will be released on December 10. More information to follow.
Class of 2019. The deadline for seniors to submit their regular application to colleges is December 17, and students must give college counseling their printed application confirmations before they leave for the holidays on December 20.
GS Athletics Calendar. Visit the Athletics section to view upcoming games.
Dec 5. Parents Association Executive Board Meeting at 6:30 p.m. in MDA Conference Room
Dec 12. Parents Association Meeting at 6:30 p.m. in MDA Conference Room
Dec 15. Student Winter Formal
Dec 16. Holiday Meeting for Worship
Dec 20. Classes end at 11:45 a.m.
Dec 21–Jan 6. Holiday Break
Jan 7. Classes Resume
Jan 21. MLK Day—Classes held, special schedule
Jan 28. Conference Night
GEORGE SCHOOL FUND
“Ari and I contribute to the George School Fund because we believe in providing our children with the best education possible and want to show our gratitude for how intensely the faculty work day in and day out to be not just teachers, but mentors for our daughter and other students.”
– Amy Karpf p ’21, Skylar
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