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The 5th graders helped the 1st graders draw and glue paper “organs” on their big “Human Body” papers so they could show what was inside of themselves!  See a Photo Gallery of their collaborative project from mid-January...

Congratulations to the finalists for the Middle School's Geography Bee competition last week: Sam Morris, Izzy Parekh, Lucas Parekh, Paul Poole, Tariq Ravasia, Piper Reichel, Max Rickard, Clara Witmer, and Robby Witmer.  Tariq is our school champion and will take a written exam to qualify to go on to the state competition in Moses Lake...

The 6th grade class visited the state fish hatchery next door to SGS on Friday, January 19.  This outing helps students learn about the life cycle stages of trout and their care in preparation for raising trout in the classroom.  See a Photo Gallery of their visit...  

The whole Lower School dressed up in their pajamas and brought their favorite books to the Davenport House for the annual 2018 Seconds of Reading on Friday, Jan. 12.  See a Photo Gallery of the readers sharing their books... 

Saint George's has Monday, January 15 off to celebrate the life of Martin Luther King, Jr.  As part of this holiday, SGS runs an essay contest for all members of the community.  Your children (or you!) could win $50 if your essay is chosen to be read at the assembly on Tuesday, January 16.  The prompt is, “What does Martin Luther King, Jr. mean to me?”  Typed essays need to be sent to Russell Werkman by email or placed in his faculty mailbox by Wednesday, January 10...

Three Saint George's students won trophies at the Frosty Pawn youth chess tournament on Jan. 6.  Eshan Reddy was perfect, winning all five games to place 1st in the lower section.  In the upper section, Rohan Dhillon (3.5) won 1st place in fifth grade, and Robbie Witmer (2.0) won 1st in sixth grade...

The FIRST Robotics Competition Kickoff Event is this Saturday, January 6 from 10am to 3pm in the Upper School Art Room.  Team 1595 will be hosting this event with other local teams to discuss the new game, go over rules, analyze potential strategies, and help everyone prep for the new season.  Here's a “teaser” for this year’s game...

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If you have students in grades 8, 9, or 10, plan to attend the IB & College Counseling Night at 6:30pm on Monday, Jan. 8 in the Dragon Room.  This informational meeting is for both parents and students to learn more about the opportunities and services available as your students prepare for their junior and senior years at SGS.   Contact Elizabeth Tender at 509-464-8815 if you have any questions...

FTC Robotics team 6128 (Dragons 1.0) & 7935 (Dragons 2.0) fought tough battles at their Interleague competition in Richland. Team 7935 ended ranked 9th and 6128 was ranked 4th, putting them in the semifinals and eventually on the winning alliance, so they will advance to the State Finals!  Read about their exciting final match and see photos and video of the competition...

Saint George's FTC Robot 6128 not only is headed to State, but it also won the Design Award at the Dec. 16 Interleague Competition in Richland. “This judged award recognizes design elements of the Robot that are both functional and aesthetic."  Learn more about the award...


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