Outdoor News

Students in grades 5-7 have an adventurous opportunity to learn more about the SGS Outdoor Program by going on an overnight to Steamboat Rock State Park Campground on May 4-5.  Melanie Mildrew, Director of Outdoor and Community Service Programs, will be chaperoning the trip along with Rick Petrini and Jim Tuck.  This trip can accommodate up to 15 students, so if you are interested, please sign up ASAP by signing the waiver form on PowerSchool.  The cost of the trip is $50.00 per person, which includes transportation, food, and campground fees.  See the Flyer for Details.

All the snow and occasional melting makes Saint George's campus a winter wonderland.  Here are photo galleries of the Campus in Snow, Icicles on Buildings, and Deer on Campus from this past week.

The last Ski Bus to Mt. Spokane this winter will be Wednesday, Feb. 27.  Sign ups and money are due to Melanie Mildrew by Tuesday, Feb. 26.  See the Ski Bus Info Flyer on the SGS website for details.

The Outdoor Club spent a weekend on Mount Spokane building (and destroying) snow caves.  See a Photo Gallery of the wintery fun!

Ski Bus Running Friday, Feb. 8

February 04, 2019

The Friday Night Ski Bus to Mt. Spokane will run this Friday, Feb. 8.  Please get money and permission form to Melanie Mildrew by Thursday, Feb. 7.  Then drop off skis and snowboards at Metters on Friday morning.  See the Ski Bus Information Flyer for more details, and review the Ski Bus Expectations.  The last Ski Bus will be Wednesday, Feb. 27.

The sixth grade spent a sunny January day snowshoeing along the trails on Mt. Spokane.  See a Photo Gallery of them out in the woods enjoying the fresh air.

Ski Bus Returns for 2019

January 07, 2019

The Friday Night Ski Bus to Mt. Spokane returns starting Friday, Jan. 11.  Please get money and permission form to Melanie Mildrew by Wednesday, Jan. 9.  Then drop off skis and snowboards at Metters on Friday morning.  See the Ski Bus Information Flyer for more details, and review the Ski Bus Expectations.  The next Ski Bus will be Friday, Feb. 8.

Join the Outdoor Program for an evening of cross country skiing up at the Mt. Spokane Nordic Center on Friday, Jan. 4.  We will leave after school on Friday and return by 7pm.  This is open to 8th through 12th graders.  There is limited gear for students to borrow otherwise they need to provide their own gear -- see Mt. Spokane Nordic Ski Flyer for details.  Students must sign up in their respective divisions and have the waiver filled out by their parents by Thursday, Jan. 3 to participate.

The 5th graders updated the Story Trail with a scientific book, "The Story of Snow", for the month of November.  See a Photo Gallery of them updating the pages along the trail that begins by the school gates and winds along the hillside above campus to the Davenport House.

There's a constant presence of wildlife you can view along the Little Spokane River as it flows past Saint George's School.  Here's a Photo Gallery of animals, birds and fish from just one day in early September.


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