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Martins Big Words

By Katie Mack
Kindergarten Teacher

In Social Studies, Kindergarteners learned some important new vocabulary. To help us continue our conversation about identity and to better understand the Martin Luther King Day holiday, students thought about words including equal, fair, equity, race, racism, and advocate

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John Nash

In the latest installment of the Upper School Friday Speaker series, Athletics Communications Coordinator John Nash talks his love of writing, "Project 365", and longtime career in journalism.

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reading

The Monday following the storm on the Capitol building, GFA Middle School took place in many thoughtful, bi-partisan conversations in understanding and reflecting on the moment in history. Here are the wise-beyond-their-years snippets of the student response to the question, “How will this period of time be remembered in American history?”

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winter reading challenge

Lower School Librarian Christine Fecteau sent students home for winter break with a reading journey ahead of them. The Winter Reading Challenge encouraged all of our students to keep reading while off-campus with a series of different challenges to complete — some of the kids even completed all of them at once! 

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Michele Ames

In the GFA Middle School, faculty were welcomed back on campus with a prompt, “What’s the best part about being a teacher?” This exercise allowed the space for pause and reflection of why educators do what they do — and the results are inspired. 

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