Tickets for Embrace the World are SOLD OUT! Tickets for George School’s Embrace the World celebration happening this Saturday, October 20 are SOLD OUT with over 400 tickets sold. Thank you all for your support of our students and faculty, and for celebrating George School’s 125th anniversary with us! You can still participate in the silent auction and bid online. With over 150 items available there is sure to be something for everyone. We are looking forward to closing out a milestone year together as a community!
Student Weekend Activities. Students can also celebrate George School’s 125th anniversary with the We Are the World glow dance in Marshall Saturday night. An international food truck festival will also have plenty of tasty options for students to enjoy. Other weekend activities include a screening of the Halloween classic Beetlejuice in Walton, a game of glow volleyball on Red Square, a trip to Fright Fest at Six Flags, and the opportunity to participate in a Newtown fall window painting competition. Full schedule.
Parents Visiting Day and Parents Conference Night. You can attend fifteen-minute classes in the morning to meet your child’s teachers and join Head of School Sam Houser for his address in Walton Center Auditorium during Parents Visiting Day on Saturday, October 20. Informational sessions in the afternoon include College Counseling, as well as sessions about service learning programs. Read more for the Parents Visiting Day full schedule, and for information about Parents Conference Night on Tuesday, October 23.
Looking Ahead to Thanksgiving Break. Boarding students may now submit their travel plans for Thanksgiving break using REACH. Parents are encouraged to discuss the details of their child’s plans, and to approve their REACH request through the automated email. Thanksgiving break begins at noon on Thursday, November 15, and classes resume on Tuesday, November 27. Read more. If you’re interested in hosting an international student during a school break, please email Eric Wolarsky in the Deans’ Office.
Fathers’ Committee Meeting. The Fathers’ Committee will meet on Wednesday, October 24 from 6:30 to 8:00 p.m. in the Small Dining Room.
Service Learning permission electronic submissions are due Saturday, October 20. You can complete the form by following these links for parents of 10th graders and parents of 11th and 12th graders. Do you want your child to complete an independent service project instead? You can find that application here.
College Representatives are visiting George School now through Friday, November 2, 2018. Parents can view the complete list of schools in Naviance.
GS Athletics Calendar. Visit the Athletics section to view upcoming matches.
October 20. Parents Visiting Day
October 20. Fall Break begins
October 20. Embrace the World Dinner and Auction
October 23. Classes resume/ Parents Conference Night
October 26 to 28. Harvest Weekend
October 28. Admission Open House
November 2 and 3. Fall Theater Performance A Midsummer Night’s Dream
November 12 to 15. Term 1 exams
November 16. Thanksgiving break begins
November 27. Classes resume
December 16. Holiday Meeting for Worship
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