The Jack Kent Cooke Foundation announced that Maya Thompson ’21 is one of nearly five hundred high school seniors selected as semifinalists for the prestigious Cooke College Scholarship Program.
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Hana Oh ’24 Wins FSL Individual Championship
On January 24th, the George School community came together to enjoy a small reprieve from the pandemic through music. The Winter Instrumental Concert was made possible because of the meticulous planning by music faculty, David Nolan.
On Thursday, January 14th a special guest speaker became the subject of an unexpected tribute during Aaron Good’s Intensive Peace Studies of the American Century class. Students had been studying the tragic 1965 massacre of 500,000 to 2,000,000 Indonesians.
For almost a decade, Pranav has honed an expert eye for Lego sets, buying them for retail and later reselling them for profit once the set “retires.” Pranav donates 100 percent of the profits that he makes to nonprofit organizations. To date, he has made contributions totaling over $100,000.
Since the start of the pandemic, George School’s Environmental Services Department has overcome challenges such as product shortages and increased cleaning and sanitizing protocols. As the department’s leader, Mike Jowder, has been at the forefront of many of these new precautions keeping our community safe—and most of us have never even met him.
George School’s ceramics teacher, Amedeo Salamoni, and alumna Claire Schmucker ’20 contributed to works exhibited as part of the Clay Arts Vegas Collaborative International Exhibition, a travelling exhibit currently on display at the University of North Dakota en route to Auckland, New Zealand.
2020 was a difficult year for many, especially for those separated from loved ones. Nadira Talayee ’22 and her two sisters are from Afghanistan and are all studying in different parts of the United States. George School, along with the Dublin School in New Hampshire, made efforts to reconnect the sisters last summer while neither of them could travel home due to pandemic restrictions.
George School will honor the life and legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. beginning Sunday, January 17, 2021, with two days of special programming with Rosetta Lee and Daniel Hunter.
English faculty, Shantel Hubert, is presenting, The Intersection Between the Veiled and the Masked: A Tribute to Langston Hughes, a virtual program held on February 21 through the Michener Museum in Doylestown, Pennsylvania.