Fall Term Study Weekend. Students can celebrate Diwali, relax in Marshall around the fireplace, enjoy a sweet treat from Goodnoe’s ice cream truck courtesy of the Head of School, and find plenty of quiet spaces on campus to study this weekend as they prepare for exams. Full weekend schedule.
Community Handbook Reminder. Parents and students are required to acknowledge having read George School’s Community Handbook. Our records indicate that several parents have yet to read and acknowledge the Community Handbook. If you have not already done so, please use the acknowledgement link provided to access this information on the portal.
Jennifer Udis joins the Student Health and Wellness Center. In an effort to provide additional levels of student support, we are pleased to welcome Jennifer Udis, a counselor with specialization in drug and alcohol counseling, to George School. She can provide confidential counseling, to those who need it, on Mondays and Wednesdays. If you wish to have your teen “opt out” of accessing Jennifer for these free services, please contact Joellen Gillon, director of the Student Health & Wellness Center to inform her. Read more.
Parents Association Meeting on Wednesday, December 12. All parents are encouraged to attend the upcoming Parents Association meeting on Wednesday, December 12, 2018 at 6:30 p.m. in the Mollie Dodd Anderson Library Conference Room. A light dinner will be served beforehand in the meetinghouse from 5:30 to 6:30 p.m.
Study Hall Privileges for Ninth Grade Students. At the start of Term 2, 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 is available in the library to all students on Sunday evenings for quiet individual work and small group study. Study hall hours are 7:30 to 9:30 p.m.
Receive Athletics Notifications. If your child is on a winter sports team, you can sign up for email notifications about cancellations, time changes, and coach highlights on the respective team page in the Athletics section of the George School website.
IB Exam Registrations. Parents of juniors and seniors who are taking IB courses should check their child’s IB exam registrations on the portal. If you have any questions about your child’s exam registrations please contact Ralph Lelii or Val Fusco. You must notify them of any changes or cancellations today. Cancellations will not be accepted by the International Baccalaureate Organization (IBO) after November 15. Exam fees will be posted to your child’s George School Account.
Have a safe and happy Thanksgiving! Term 2 classes begin on Tuesday, November 27. The next edition of the Parent Plan-It will be sent on November 30.
November 12 to 15. Term 1 exams
November 16. Thanksgiving break begins
November 27. Classes resume
December 5. Parents Association Executive Board Meeting at 6:30 p.m., MDA Conference Room
December 12. Parents Association Meeting at 6:30 p.m., MDA Conference Room
December 15. Winter Formal
December 16. Holiday Meeting for Worship
December 20. Classes end at 11:45 a.m.
December 21 to January 6.Holiday Break
January 7. Classes resume
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