Defining Consent: Education About Sexual Assault Should Be in the Curriculum

Jenna Schulman and Lucy Walker In the past few weeks, sexual assault has become a widely discussed topic throughout the GDS community. With a recent case of sexual assault reported at Sidwell and heated discussion about sexual assault arising at our own school, the question of how GDS will handle further conversations about consent is becoming a pressing issue. Only recently has the conversation surrounding consent, sexual assault, and rape turned from a “back alley” discussion to being at the forefront of the community. For GDS students, improved sex education seems to be the priority. How can we become more

Goodbye Harold

Henry Schlick When Harold Newton first walked into Georgetown Day School in 1980, the high school, located on MacArthur Boulevard, had nowhere to play its home games. Seven years later a new school with a home field and gym were completed in Tenleytown. And today, 36 years later, he will be leaving the school as one of the most beloved figures in its history. Newton has coached the GDS Men’s Varsity Soccer team for 30 years and in that time they have won 12 MAC banners. The team was first in the league eight years in a row from 1989

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