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George School Celebrates Lunar New Year

George School students celebrated the Lunar New Year with festivities starting on Monday, February 4, 2019 and lasting throughout the week. Events included a day-long celebration in the Barash Room, a community celebration in Main Lobby, and a trip to Philadelphia’s Chinatown.

Kabir Chopra ’09 Rising New York Star

Kabir Chopra ’09 recently starred in the off-Broadway hit Queen at the Astoria Performing Arts Center in New York. Queen tells the story of two female scientists, Sanam and Ariel, who have spent the past seven years researching vanishing bee populations across the globe.

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.

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