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Celebrating Paul Machemer ’65

Paul Machemer ’65 has faith in his students. He teaches, he coaches, he encourages, he inspires. Soon his conviction becomes their confidence, their willingness to work hard and take risks. Coaching in the classroom, teaching on the field or court, Paul’s standards are high, his expectations aspirational, his results kind of phenomenal.

Celebrating Ralph Lelii

Ralph Lelii has given his students and advisees unconditional respect. He’s made IB students feel that their hard work is valued and valuable. For Ralph the stewardship of students’ intellectual development and emotional well-being has been a sacred trust.

George School Archive Receives Grant

The George School Archive is a treasure trove with historical artifacts dating as far back as the founding of the school. Archivist Dave Long and Library Director Marion Wells are excited to announce that the archive has been selected to participate in the Needs Assessment and Preservation Planning Program.

5 Key Books on the Science of Learning and Achievement

Grit, passion, and positive thinking: these are qualities that we hope our children will have, but can they be taught in a classroom? Minnie Lee, the director of the Learning Center at George School, believes they can, as long as teachers understand the organ of learning.

Eight Student Athletes Commit to College Athletics Programs

Eight George School student-athletes—in seven different sports—celebrated their commitment to pursue their passion at the college level next year. In a ceremony held in the Fitness and Athletics Center, each senior was recognized by their families, coaches, teammates, and friends on Monday, May 20, 2019.

Muslim Prayer Space Added to Meetinghouse

When they first arrived at George School, Saleema Walter ’19 and Anisgul Stanikzai ’19 missed the traditions close to their hearts. So, they decided to create a special place for themselves and others inside George School’s iconic meetinghouse.

Alumni and Friends Invited to Angels Game

There’s nothing quite like a summer night spent at a baseball game with friends. On Saturday, June 29, 2019, George School invites alumni and friends to attend a game at Angel Stadium in Anaheim, California for some classic summertime fun.

Join Alumni and Friends at Philadelphia Union Game

Kick back with George School at the Philadelphia Union game on Saturday, June 8, 2019 at 7:30 p.m. The Philadelphia Union will be playing the New York Red Bulls at Talen Energy Stadium, located at 1 Stadium Drive in Chester, Pennsylvania.

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