George School celebrated its 125th anniversary with Embrace the World, a fun party, dinner, dance, and auction held in the Fitness and Athletics Center on Saturday, October 20, 2018. The event sold out and more than $140,000 was raised for tuition assistance and faculty development.
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George School Student Accepted to National Ceramic Exhibition
More than thirty-five students and teachers entered the Spruance-Alden Science Center on Friday, October 12, 2018 for International Baccalaureate (IB) Science Weekend. They were about to embark on an intensive two-day retreat to conduct art-themed experiments.
Nobel Prize winner and George School graduate Mario Capecchi ’56 visited campus. He spoke to science classes, attended the IB Group 4 Science Project Symposium, and gave a lecture to a packed Molly Dodd Anderson Library Conference Room.
George School is pleased to welcome current parents to campus on Saturday, October 20, 2018. Parents have the opportunity to attend their child’s classes, meet with teachers, join Head of School Sam Houser as he delivers his annual address, and participate in college counseling and service learning seminars.
In their second competition of the fall 2018 season, the George School math team defeated the Princeton Day School team 37-20. Two members of the George School team scored a perfect 8/8 and three scored 7/8.
The Fall 2018 issue of the Georgian, a special quasquicentennial edition celebrating the 125th anniversary of George School, is now available online.
Holly DiMicco Olson ’78 recently helped to organize a memorial service to honor enslaved people at Middletown Friends Meeting in Langhorne, Pennsylvania.
Barrymore Award-winning playwright and humorist, R. Eric Thomas, visited George School on Thursday, October 11 to speak to students in Avery Stern’s eleventh grade English class.
Science teacher Alyssa McGarvey has been selected to perform with the Refugee Orchestra Project. The group will perform Amjad Ali Khaan’s Samaagam for political leaders from across the globe during the United Nations National Assembly.
Many of George School’s talented arts faculty members have donated their time to craft original items for George School’s upcoming auction, Embrace the World.