Holly Barnet-Sanchez ’65 spoke to the George School community during assembly on Friday, April 19, 2019. She discussed how she came to be an historian of Chicano art, a movement that represents efforts by Mexican-American artists to establish a unique identity in the United States.
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Alumni and Friends Invited to Angels Game
The varsity boys’ lacrosse team defeated Perkiomen 15-4 on Thursday, April 18, 2019. The team was strong defensively, allowing only four goals. Cesar Arreguin ’20 tallied six saves in goal before leaving the game in the second quarter.
The Class of 2021 participated in the annual Thinking Across Disciplines (TAD) sophomore project this spring to compare and contrast ways of thinking in different subject areas.
History teacher Kevin Fox has been selected as a 2019 Lindblad Expeditions and National Geographic Grosvenor Teacher Fellow and will travel to the Arctic this summer. Kevin, who teaches AP Human Geography at George School, received the fellowship in recognition of his commitment to geographic education.
Students in Scott Seraydarian’s ’90 advanced film class, Melaina Young’s ’93 IB HL American literature class, and Meredith Alford’s ’01 IB global politics class, joined forces to create films for the Speak Truth Video Competition sponsored by Robert F. Kennedy (RFK) Human Rights. It was George School’s first year entering the competition, and all four submissions made the final round.
Passionate about the ongoing crisis of refugees worldwide, activist Celeste Huang ’22 uses a camera not only to document their struggles, but to provide them a measure of solace.
George School student entrepreneurs pitched their startup companies and new product ideas to a panel of alumni judges at Demo Day on Sunday, March 31, 2019, as part of the MIT LaunchX Program.
More than one hundred opponents from six countries will compete on Saturday, May 11, 2019, in an intense eight-hour match at the George School Open 2019, and official World Cube Association event.
Claire Schmucker ’20 and George School ceramic teacher, Amedeo Salmoni, each took home a prize from The National Council on Education for the Ceramic Arts by the National K-12 Clay Exhibition Foundation on March 27.
On Saturday, April 27, 2019, join fellow George School alumni, parents, and friends on a guided tour of Chicago parks with landscape architect Ernie Wong ’77. Ernie is the Founder and Principal of Site Design Group, Ltd., an award-winning landscape architecture, urban design, and architecture firm.