Joseph S. Walton, Second Head of School

Joseph S. Walton expanded the enrollment to about 250, building a new dormitory and a new classroom building to serve the larger numbers. He encouraged the performing arts and promoted an athletic program that encouraged the “native instincts of play.”

Alumni and Student Newspaper Debuts

The George School Ides debuts in September 1900. It is a monthly newspaper published by the students in response to repeated demands from alumni who want to keep in touch with their school.