In her final year as a middle schooler, eighth grader Alexandra Sanders has decided to showcase her creative side, and her team spirit.
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.
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.
GFA invites the community to the annual Homecoming festivities.
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.
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.
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.
Edward (Teddy) Gartland '17 and Kendall Roche '17 have been selected as 2018 National Merit Scholarship semifinalists. The two have the chance to compete for one of 7,500 scholarships awarded in the spring.