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Saint George's regrets to announce that the annual Golf Classic scheduled for June 26th has been cancelled.   The restrictions on off-campus events during Phase II means the school needs to avoid getting out of compliance with state rules.  Everyone who has already paid their entry fee will receive a full refund.  Saint George's intends to restart Golf Classic tradition in 2021 on the Friday before Hoopfest.  If you have any questions or concerns, please contact Athletic Dierctor Ryan Peplinski.

Thank you to the 178 SGS students, families, staff, alumni and friends who participated in the SGS Virtual Fun Run May 16-17.  Congratulations to the overall division winners -- Mens: John DeForest, Peter Worrall, Spencer Hildie; Womens: Kala Reaves, Rachel Hildie, and Jill Anderson.  Dragons ran all over the globe -- Peter Worrall ran in Germany and Oscar Zhou in China!  Plus family, friends and alumni were running in Montana, Florida, Maine, Ohio, Arkansas, California, Michigan and Arizona, as well as across Washington state (Seattle, Chelan, Ephrata, Shoreline) and around the Spokane area.  See a Photo Gallery of runners from all over participating in the Virtual Fun Run!

Saint George's will celebrate #GivingTuesdayNow, a global day of giving and unity, set to take place on May 5 as an emergency response to the unprecedented need caused by COVID-19.  We are deeply grateful for the support we have received from families and friends of the school.  Although our Spring Gala has been cancelled, we are still trying to reach our monetary goal of $210,000 for our Annual Fund.  Please go to www.sgs.org/give if you wish to contribute to Saint George’s Annual Fund on this day of giving -- Tuesday, May 5th.

S.M. (Sarah) Hulse, SGS Class of 2002, has just released her second novel, "Eden Mine".  Set in Montana, she traces the aftermath of a bomb explosion on two families and explores the themes of faith and forgiveness.  Read the LA Times Book Review of her novel (in the S-R Feb. 16 edition) and plan to hear Sarah speak at 7pm on March 18 at the Montvale Event Center (1019 W. First Ave.) as part of the Spokesman-Review Northwest Passages series on regional authors.  Plus, read an article by Sarah in the Fall-Winter 2013 Saint George's Magazine about how she became a published author.

Dragon graduates returned to the Schmidt Center Gym on Saturday, Dec. 21 for a friendly game of basketball and a time to get together with friends.  Thanks to Bob Jones for this Photo Gallery of the event!

The boys JV soccer team will face off against the faculty and staff at 4pm on Wednesday, Oct. 16.  Then they will take on the SGS alumni team on Saturday, Oct. 19 at 11am; both matches are on the school's soccer pitch.  Come cheer on your favorite players and teams in these annual "non-conference" events!

Joe and Tina Kennedy are opening their Barrels Wine Bar on Mercer Island to all SGS alumni to enjoy libations and conversations from 4-8pm on Saturday, July 27.  Plan to join other Dragons for a fun get together; no RSVP required.  Read More about their retirement dream business and get directions to Barrels. 

"There’s nowhere to hide when you’re a journalist in Jackson Hole. I run into sources in the grocery store, at the trailhead and even perched on the chairlift. Living and working in a small resort community gives me even more motivation to write fair, accurate stories. It’s always fun to walk into a coffee shop and see someone holding my work in their hands...  [Click Read More to see the rest of this article by Kylie Mohr '12.]

"The show I’ve worked on the most is Z Nation, which can be found on Netflix.  We shot our last season this past summer, and I was an assistant production coordinator during most of it.  Essentially that job is managing all the travel, housing, and additional needs of crew, on top of filling in all the cracks that the other positions on the film don’t cover.  Like planning the wrap party or standing in as the body double for a nurse being stabbed...  [Click Read More to see the rest of this article by Alixandra Saucier '12.]

The Class of 1979 is planning a reunion and family picnic for Saturday, July 20 on Graduation Lawn.  The picnic will be a DIY affair, according to organizer Brian Foxworthe -- "a packed picnic basket and a blanket (or a couple beach towels or lawn chairs) are all that's needed."  The picnic will start at Noon and continue into the afternoon.  If attendees want to add other activities, such as golf, wine tasting, dinner, or a Sunday brunch, then contact Brian at brianjfox@hotmail.com or http://www.linkedin.com/in/brianfoxworthe/.  


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