Winner of the prestigious CMA Cleveland Quartet Award, Philadelphia’s Jasper String Quartet will perform at George School on Friday, March 29, 2019 at 10:25 a.m. in Walton Center. The performance is made possible through The John Charles O’Neill Musical Performance Fund.
News & Events
George School Archive Receives Grant
George School’s athletics director search process has reached a successful conclusion. Kurt Ruch will begin as our new director in July. Kurt comes to us from Malvern Preparatory School, where he is currently Director of Athletics overseeing a highly competitive eighteen-sport, fifty-four-team program.
George School’s varsity equestrian team tied for second place at the Interscholastic Equestrian Association (IEA) Regional Competition, setting a George School record. “This is the best the varsity team has ever done in the team competition,” said Tiffany Taylor, equestrian director.
Wendy Talbot ’70 passed away in May 2015, just weeks after attending her 45th reunion at George School. Countless George School friends and family members attended her memorial service and recounted Wendy’s ability to relate so well to people of all ages and her genuine commitment to helping others.
Lehigh University conducted the thirty-ninth annual Mathematics Contest for High School Students on Sunday, March 2. Ellen Zhang ’21, Tommy Wang ’21, Forest Ho-Chen ’22, and Justin Liu ’21, represented George School in the two-hour written exam.
Claire Schmucker ’20 was accepted into the National K-12 Ceramics Exhibition with two wood-fired ceramic pieces, Coiled Vase and Altered Tea Bowl. The National K-12 Ceramics Exhibition received more than 1,000 entries this year, and only one hundred and fifty were selected to exhibit.
On Sunday, April 14, 2019 George School will welcome grandparents and special friends to campus for Grandparents and Special Friends Day.
Since a winter storm may disrupt travel for examinations on Monday, March 4, George School is creating contingency plans to provide makeup opportunities on Thursday and Friday. Students who miss exams on Monday should communicate with their teachers about makeup plans.
George School students took home thirty-seven Scholastic Art and Writing prizes in the 2019 Scholastic Art and Writing Awards, including eight Gold Keys.
On February 26, 2019, the English Department will hold a Magical Realism Night for students in IB and advanced English classes. The event, which will be held in Marshall Center, will accompany their study of Gabriel Garcia Marquez’s novel Love in the Time of Cholera.