Blog and School News

Full Circle at St. George's
Lauren Scioneaux

This year, St. George's is delighted to have two new faculty members who are also alumna. We know St. George's is a special place but when our students graduate, go off to high school and college, and then find their way back here, it speaks volumes to our community. We are so proud to have two St. George's graduates continuing their legacy at StG!

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A Farewell To St. George's
Father Richard Easterling

Obviously, one need not cross the ocean or travel to far-off lands to experience this charism seemingly so woven into the Episcopal/Anglican DNA. As we say our farewells to congregants, family, and friends, David and I are mindful of the wonderful and genuine sense of family we have shared with St. George’s Episcopal School.

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Opening Service: Why do YOU Mask?
Katie Morton

Our Opening Service, a St. George's tradition, looked a little bit different this year. Dr. Kreutziger addressed the students-- present and via recording-- and discussed superheroes and masking. Most superheroes wear masks, correct? What about everyday superheroes wearing face coverings to keep the community safe from COVID-19?

  • 8th Grade
  • COVID-19
  • Dr. Kreutziger
  • Tradition
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An Open Letter to Our Community About Racial Injustice: Response, Reflection and Action
Dr. Joseph Kreutziger

Dr. Kreutziger penned a letter to the StG community on June 3, 2020, in response to the deaths of Ahmaud Arbery, Breonna Taylor and George Floyd, as well as the prevalent and ongoing themes of racial injustice and prejudice and need for equity and justice.

  • Dr. Kreutziger
  • JEDI
  • Mission
  • Taking Action
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Behind the Scenes of The Music Man JR.
Derrick Toups

While our middle schoolers unfortunately cannot stage their live performance of Music Man JR. due to COVID-19, their creativity and efforts to prepare for the production before AND after StG's campus closed are nothing short of inspiring.

  • 8th Grade
  • Creative Arts
  • Middle School
  • StG Community at Home
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6 Strategies for Organizing Your At-Home Learning Plan
Sherri Weiser, Director of Resource Services

Director of Resource Services Sherri Weiser provides six strategies for at-home learning plans--especially helpful for students needing extra support to learn.

  • Resource Services
  • Sherri Weiser
  • StG Community at Home
  • Tips and Ideas
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The Insight of Eli Manning and Ben K.
Ben K. (8th Grade) and Dr. Kreutziger

This dual blog post comes to us as a result of Eli Manning's recent Google Meet "drop in" with our 8th grade class. Student Council President Ben K. has recounted the experience from the students' point of view, and Dr. Kreutziger then offers his lessons learned-- both from Eli AND from Ben.

  • 8th Grade
  • Dr. Kreutziger
  • StG Community at Home
  • Student Author
  • Student Council
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Getting to Know Your Child as a Learner - 6 Ideas for Supporting Your Student at Home
Kate Remillard

4th Grade Teacher Kate Remillard reflects on her family's first few weeks of virtual learning. Spoiler alert: being a teacher does not make it feel any easier! She shares 6 ideas for making the most of your child's at-home school experience.

  • Faculty Voice
  • StG Community at Home
  • Tips and Ideas
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St. George and the CoronaDragon
Dr. Joseph Kreutziger

Thanks to second grader Max, we are able to reimagine the story of St. George and the Dragon in the context of our current pandemic reality and his timely drawing. Ultimately, we are ALL St. George, and we all have a shield to raise alongside those in our community.

  • Art
  • Community
  • Dr. Kreutziger
  • Lower School
  • StG Community at Home
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Dr. K's Empty (but not for long) Notebook
Dr. Joseph Kreutziger

"What I'm learning about our school community just these past two weeks could fill a notebook. A whole shelf full of notebooks." Dr. Kreutziger reflects on our community's response to the COVID-19 pandemic.

  • 8th Grade
  • Community
  • Dr. Kreutziger
  • Head of School
  • Kindergarten
  • Pre-K4
  • Technology
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Honoring the History of a 144-Year-Old Building During our 50th Anniversary Year
Katie Morton

What we now call Porteous Hall, the historic, recognizable facade of St. George's Episcopal School, came very close to being torn down in 1976 when Hibernia National Bank made an offer for the property.

  • 50th Anniversary
  • Historic Preservation
  • History
  • Porteous Hall
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