Greens Farms Academy

An Independent Co-Ed Day School For Grades PreK-12



"House" Works of Art

In her final year as a middle schooler, eighth grader Alexandra Sanders has decided to showcase her creative side, and her team spirit.

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GFA Gets New Boys Lax Coach

Greens Farms Academy is excited to announce that Chris Doctor will be joining the GFA family as the varsity boys lacrosse coach. Doctor was most recently an assistant coach at Penn State University and is the director of 3d Lacrosse in Greenwich. 

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GFA Names Next Head of School

The Greens Farms Academy Board of Trustees announce Wednesday, Oct. 4, the appointment of Bob Whelan as its next Head of School, effective July 1, 2018. He will succeed Janet Hartwell, Head of School since 2003.

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The Writing Center: A Student's Secret Weapon

Now in its fourth year, the GFA Writing Center the Writing Center has become a place for fifth through ninth graders of all writing abilities to get assistance and one-on-one feedback to make their writing as strong as possible. There is no prerequisite for participation, just a desire to become a better writer. 

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"Houses" Find a Home

In the middle school years, it's tempting to focus on oneself to the exclusion of the bigger picture. As a response, GFA faculty look for ways to help students see themselves in a larger context, outside of their natural group of friends.

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Members of the GFA Quiz Team competed at the Yale Fall Academic Tournament this past Saturday. The team consisting of John Selkowitz '18, Willem Schuddeboom '19, Win Courtemanche '20, Quentin Conopask '20, and Karsten Rynearson '22 tied for fourth place out of 24 teams, also qualifying for one of the National Quiz Bowl competitions held next spring.

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