Girls Who Code helped me to identify Imposter Syndrome in myself, and become passionate and aware about the need for more representation in technology. I find technology so powerful, and we need all sorts of people participating.
"If you embrace your FEAR and let go of your FOMO, you will open yourself up to inner growth in far greater measure than you can imagine."
Middle School leads off the holiday concert series this Thursday, Dec. 7, with fifth and sixth graders performing from 6:00-7:00 PM, and seventh and eighth graders performing from 8:00-9:00 PM, both in the Performing Arts Center.
Throughout the fall, the PreK has been engaged in seed-to-table work. During numerous visits to the garden, students discovered a wide variety of crops and studied the structure and function of plant roots, stems, leaves, flowers, fruits and seeds. After an exploration of the Westport Farmers Market, the students were inspired to create their own market.
It wasn’t easy to fill the open fencing coach position at Greens Farms Academy, but this year’s Dragons are going to be coached by somebody who not only knows her stuff, but says she wants to be in it for the long haul, as well. Sandra Marchant joined the GFA athletics family last week when she was hired to take over the school’s fencing program.
The boys soccer team and the volleyball team will both start their New England tournament play here Wednesday. Soccer will be on the turf at 2:00 PM to take on Millbrook, and volleyball faces Chapel Hill-Chauncy Hall (Waltham, MA) at 4:00PM in the Coyle Gym.
Guys & Dolls runs Nov. 16-18, with a special appearance by Head of School Janet Hartwell in the Nov. 16 and 18 performances. Tickets are on sale now. Visit www.gfacademy.org/theatre for more information.
In her final year as a middle schooler, eighth grader Alexandra Sanders has decided to showcase her creative side, and her team spirit.