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Science Teacher Bob Fest Explores Global Teaching Strategies

George School Science Teacher, Bob Fest participated in the annual Global Teaching Dialogue Conference sponsored by the US Department of State. Bob joined other teachers and global education experts to share best practices for globalizing curricula, implementing virtual exchanges, and learning from and sharing educational strategies with colleagues in other countries.

George School Hosts Virtual HBCU Panel

Last spring, George School’s college counseling office hosted, Exploring and Celebrating the Path to Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs), a virtual panel discussion introducing students to HBCUs and their unique distinctions.

Sarah Dunphy Lelii ’96 Explores the Weirdness of Zoom

In a recent opinion piece on ScientificAmerican.com, Sarah Dunphy-Lelii ’96 explored “The Weirdness of Watching Yourself on Zoom” from the standpoint of cognitive development. The chair of Bard College’s psychology program discussed how young children’s growing understanding of their own image evolves into adult perceptions of themselves in mirrors and now, the ubiquitous Zoom chat.

Lauren Hanna ’21 Commits to Play Soccer at Hamilton

Lauren Hanna ’21 committed to play women’s soccer at Hamilton University for coach Colette Gilligan. As a George School Cougar, Lauren has been a four-year varsity starter on the varsity girls’ soccer team and has been an outstanding leader for her teammates.

A Day in the Life of a Boarding Student

It is 7:30 a.m. and my alarm went off in my dorm room in East Main residence hall. My roommate is already up because she likes to do prep for her classes in the morning....

A Day in the Life of a Day Student

I am a ninth-grade day student, and it is Tuesday of the third week of school. I’m taking seven classes like all other freshmen. For the first four weeks, the odd arrangements (that just means...

Ellie Halstrick ’23 Presents at World Food Prize Youth Institute

Ellie Halstrick ’23 presented her research paper on mass transit systems in Costa Rica at the World Food Prize Pennsylvania Youth Institute on July 10, 2020. Ellie, David Shields ‘23, and Stoney Xu ’23 qualified to participate in the conference by submitting their capstone projects from their AP Human Geography course taught by history teacher Sara Shreve-Price.

Argo Published by George School Students

With the switch to distance learning impacting most areas of academic and social life last March, George School students who belong to the Argo club still worked together to publish the Spring/Summer 2020 edition of Argo, the campus arts and literature magazine.

Sam Houser Discusses Educational Impacts of Covid-19

Head of School Sam Houser served as a panelist during the webinar Coronavirus and Education in Aspen & America presented by Aspen Mastermind on Wednesday, August 5, 2020. Panelists discussed topics such as the long-term educational and psychological effects of remote learning for students.

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