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Generosity Multiplies with Appreciated Securities Gifts

Donors who want to get the most bang for their buck with their year-end donations can find extra benefits by looking at their portfolio. Donating appreciated securities, which have been owned for more than one year, can double the benefits of giving.

Events Keep Alumni United

George School alumni had three opportunities to gather and network this fall. The events were held in New York and in Newtown.

Varsity Riders Take Home Ribbons at IEA Show

Half of the riders from the George School varsity equestrian team competed at the Timber Edge Interscholastic Equestrian Association (IEA) Horse Show. The team took third overall and added four points to their team standings in the competition on Sunday, December 3, 2017.

Varsity Girls Net First Win

The George School varsity girls’ basketball team opened its season with a win in the Cougar Classic Invitational. The invitational pitted George School against Academy of the New Church in the first game, which they won 40 to 13. In the second game, George School faced Cristo Rey High School and won 44 to 32.

Marie Plaisime ’08 Selected for Prestigious Leadership Program

Marie Plaisime ’08 was one of forty students selected as a Robert Wood Johnson Health Policy Research scholar in 2017. Marie is a second-year doctoral student of medical sociology at Howard University and the first student of the university selected for the honor.

Frederick Edwards ’18 Receives Eagle Scout Honors

Frederick Edwards ’18 received Eagle Scout honors, the highest rank attainable in the scouting program of the Boy Scouts of America. He built benches for the playground at the Bucks County Homeless Shelter for his Eagle Scout service project because he saw so much need there.

Carter Sio ’76 Exhibits at Works in Wood

A hanging wall shelf, created by George School woodworking and design teacher, Carter Sio ’76, is part of the Works in Wood show hosted by New Hope Arts Center. This annual juried exhibition celebrates the woodwork tradition of Bucks County, and runs through Sunday, January 7, 2018.

Martha Wilson ’65 Finds a Home at The Met

“Breast Forms Permutated” by Martha Wilson ’65 is on display through January 14, 2018, at Met Breuer, The Metropolitan Museum of Art’s contemporary art outpost located at 945 Madison Avenue in New York City. The work is included in the “Delirious: Art at the Limits of Reason, 1950-1980” exhibition.

Holiday Greetings from George School 2017

Members of the George School community came together to express their thanks at the beginning of this holiday season. Inspired by our school motto “Mind the Light,” this year’s holiday greeting celebrates the magic of light as it illuminates our wishes during our quasquicentennial year.

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