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Assembly Shines a Light on Harrowing Story

Chiyo Moriuchi shared the story of her family’s internment in a prison camp at an assembly on October 6, 2017. Chiyo is the daughter of Takashi and Yuriko Moriuchi, who were among 110,000 Japanese-Americans sent to internment camps during World War II.

Photographer Stephen Barth ’78 Donates Collection

Stephen Barth ’78 recently donated his collection of George School photographs to the school. His portfolio represents two decades of work—the 1980s and 1990s—and covers both the campus and school events.

Planting Seeds of Hope

Sarah Dohle ’01, assistant professor of plant science at Delaware Valley University, is working to re-plant hope in Puerto Rico. After Hurricane Maria devastated much of the island, Sarah teamed up with two colleagues to create a seed relief project for Puerto Rico.

Mark Updegrove ’80 New CEO for National Medal of Honor Foundation

Mark Updegrove ’80, the new CEO of The National Medal of Honor Foundation, is partnering with five former US presidents to build a new National Medal of Honor Museum. The planned three-building complex is set to grace the banks of Charleston Harbor in Mt. Pleasant, South Carolina.

Shakespeare Comes to Life at George School

One of the greatest tragedies ever to play out on the stage, Macbeth, will be coming to George School, Saturday, October 7, 2017. The show will be an opportunity for sophomore students, who have spent the term reading Shakespeare, to see the characters they have been studying come to life.

Girls’ Soccer Program Making Progress

The Bucks County Courier Times highlights the varsity girls’ soccer team, who opened their 2017 Friends League season with a competitive game against Moorestown Friends School on Monday, September 25, 2017.

Chinezi Chijioke ’96 Climbs Mt. Kilimanjaro

Chinezi Chijioke ’96, CEO and founder of Nova Pioneer Education Group, climbed Mt. Kilimanjaro in October to raise money for the schools in the Pan-African independent school network. The money raised from the Kilimanjaro climb will be used to launch new Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (STEM) programs.

George School Welcomes Parents

George School is pleased to welcome parents to campus on Saturday, October 21, 2017. Parents will have the opportunity to attend their child’s classes, meet with teachers during conferences and more.

Faculty Take On Harvard Project Zero Course

Last summer George School faculty members applied and were accepted as a cohort for an online professional development course titled Teaching For Understanding, at Project Zero, a program run through Harvard University’s Graduate School of Education.

Mario Capecchi ’56 to Speak at George School

Nobel Laureate recipient Mario Capecchi ’56, will return to campus to speak to students, faculty, alumni, and parents on Wednesday, October 25. Mario is the first of a number of notable alumni speaking on the topic of innovation in celebration of George School’s 125th anniversary.

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