Our Esports team had some incredible rankings in their first year of high school tournament play. The team put forth two rosters, one for Valorant and another for Minecraft Survival Games. The Valorant team was led by team captain Ethan Wu, and held their own in the High School Esports League Spring Major, placing 77th out of 203 teams. The team consisted of Ethan Wu, Travis Morris, Nolan Kimball, Alec Bunn, and Tristan Fogle, with great help from Nathan Huang, who subbed in during times of great need.
The Minecraft team was a force to be reckoned with, despite being outside of their comfort zone on the Bedwars playing field (a different playstyle available in Minecraft). The team consisted of team captain Gabriel Gustafson, Steel Lindauer, Gibson Montgomery, and Ronan Gortler. Their hard practice all year paid off in their rankings out of 265 players nationwide: Gibson – 25th; Steel – 28th; Gabriel – 30th; Ronan – 107th.
"We are so proud of the first-ever SGS Esports team, and look to continue a long tradition of dominating on the digital field!" says Thomas Hurst, the Esports team coordinator. Go Dragons!
Saint George's 8th graders were honored in the annual Stepping Up ceremony on June 9 in the Schmidt Center Gym. Parents, 6th graders, and 7th graders gathered to watch 8th graders win awards for their hard work in various subjects. The awards culminated with the Head of School Cup, which this year went to two 8th graders for their prowess in academics, athletics, and the arts – congratulations to Oliver and Elsa! The event included a slideshow of photos from the past year and wrapped up with individual student introductions and a reception with family and friends. See the full video of the Stepping Up Ceremony, the Slide Show of Middle School images, and a Photo Gallery of the event.
The May Term class on Connecting Through Culture displayed a number of the craft and art projects they created to help practice mindfulness and emotional health. See a Short Video of their displays and a Photo Gallery of their activities, which included journaling, painting plates, puzzles, painted rocks, craft boxes, mini-beach scenes, and colored paper shapes.