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Drama Creates Lens for Student Discussion

This year’s fall theater performance was The Night Thoreau Spent in Jail, a 1969 play about Henry David Thoreau who was jailed overnight for refusing to pay a poll tax. The play was selected by Director Mo West to stimulate provocative and relevant conversations among students.

A Mindful Look at Teaching

Tom Hoopes ’83, head of the Religions Department at George School, shared what he has learned about teaching religion at the historic Newtown Friends Meetinghouse.

Gamifying the Classroom

What does it mean to gamify your classroom? History teacher Sara Shreve-Price has been exploring this idea with a Civil War game she developed for her US History class this December.

George School Swimmers Named Athletes to Watch

George School varsity swim team members Jonathan Lessiohadi ’18 and Sara Matson ’20 were named to the Five Athletes to Watch lists for the upcoming boys’ and girls’ seasons by the Bucks County Courier Times.

Camille Drury ’19 Transforms Campus Trees with Acrylic

Camille Drury ’19 recently painted human organs on campus trees for an installation art project entitled Our Organs. Her work illustrates the lungs, uterus, and heart on the trees with acrylic paint to symbolize the connection between human life and the natural world.

Woodworking Students Think Outside of the Box

The box project has been a staple in Carter Sio’s ’76 Beginning Woodworking and Design course for over thirty years. The cardinal rule? No power tools allowed. Since 1984, students have been learning to construct these boxes using only hand tools.

Two George School Riders Qualify for IEA Regionals

The George School varsity equestrian team powered through the snow to take second place in the Jentri Stables Interscholastic Equestrian Association (IEA) Horse Show. Layla Afzal ’21 and Eva Coleman ’19 qualified as individuals in the Novice Fences class for IEA Regionals in March.

Varsity Boys’ Basketball Wins Three

The varsity boys’ basketball team notched three early season wins, defeating Delaware Valley Friends School 65-23, Princeton Day School 69-59, and Cross Christian Academy 65-45.

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