On Monday, January 17, 2022, the George School community participated in special programming and community service projects in honor of Martin Luther King, Jr. (MLK) Day.
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George School Celebrates Hall of Athletic Honor Inductees
George School is a proud 2021 Brilliance Award Winner from InspirED School Marketers. The 2021 George School deconstructed admission viewbook received the silver award for Printed Viewbook/Prospectus.
Lexi Muller ‘23 helped set two George School athletic records in the varsity girls’ swim team victory over Friends Select School on December 16, 2021. Lexi set an individual record in the girls’ 50-yard freestyle with a time of 25.92 beating the previous record of 26.21 seconds.
To make the return from break as seamless as possible, and to give us time to make any alternative staffing arrangements that might be necessary with the return of students to campus, we are moving to online learning for the first week of classes starting on Tuesday, January 4, and expect that the school will start in-person instruction on Tuesday, January 11.
George School’s Varsity Math Team (GSVMT) won their first ever away match on Thursday, December 9, 2021, during the Philadelphia Math Olympiad competition at Episcopal Academy. The team ended their exciting fall season with a 17-2 record (5-0 in FSL)—the best record of any Friends League team.
The Advancement Office is now seeking nominations for its annual Alumni Awards, which are presented during Alumni Weekend, taking place May 6—8, 2022. Any George School alum celebrating a reunion is eligible for nomination.
Lael Brainard ’79 was recently selected by President Joe Biden to be Vice Chair of the Federal Reserve Bank. Upon confirmation, Lael will be just the third woman to serve in the position.
Of the many George School alums who found careers in music and theater, Stephen Sondheim ’46 is the most prolific. He is a legend in the musical theater industry producing music and lyrics to nearly twenty of Broadway’s biggest hits.
Boys’ varsity soccer player Bryce Flowers ’24 was the unanimous pick for All-League & All-State honors by the Friends Schools League (FSL) coaches. Bryce scored twenty-two goals—the most of any FSL player this season. Players are selected in recognition of their outstanding performance.