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Emmy Laybourne ’89 Pens New Book

Ransacker is the most ambitious novel yet from author Emmy Laybourne ’89. The story follows the coming-of-age of Sissel Hemstad, a young Norwegian immigrant living in 1886 Montana with ancient Viking magic running in her blood. It is a companion novel to her previous novel, Berserker.

MLK Day Schedule Changes

Due to the expected inclement weather on Monday, January 21, 2019, George School has made changes to the Martin Luther King, Jr. Day of Service schedule.

Students Volunteer and Attend BroadwayCon

BroadwayCon is a three-day fan convention for the Broadway and theater community held in New York City. The convention was started in 2016 by the original members of the cast of RENT. It has since become an annual meeting for directors, producers, actors, musicians, dancers, and more to attend panels and workshops, meet cast members, and share their appreciation for theater.

The Great Green Give Gets Going

George School has kicked off the Great Green Give, a massive fundraising challenge culminating on Friday, February 8, 2019. This year, Trustee Brian Wise ’93 has challenged the George School community to generate gifts from 900 donors by 11:59 p.m. EST on February 8, in order to unlock his $50,000 gift to the School.

In Memory of Samuel Snipes

The George School Community is mourning the loss of Samuel (Sam) Snipes. He passed away on Monday, December 31, 2018. He was 99.

More Than Seventy Alumni Attend Holiday Gatherings

The Alumni Office recently held two alumni gatherings to celebrate the holidays in New York and Philadelphia. “Both events had great energy and excitement,” said Elizabeth Schwartz, director of alumni and parent engagement.

George School Announces Green Initiative Contest

The George School Board of Trustees announced its third Green Initiative Contest for students. The contest invites students to submit proposals for an environmental stewardship project with an estimated budget of up to $50,000.

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