Greens Farms Academy

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

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Take a moment to read personal essays, creative writing pieces, poems, and reflections from our community.

Trees: Testing the Risk

By Tom Barry
Head Grounds Manager & Field Care Specialist

In the neighborhood where I live there used to be a beautiful alley of trees that lined the road. These trees were a part of the reason why we decided to move to that neighborhood. Last year a large grouping of these trees were cut down. Being the neighborhood tree-hugger, I called the town's Public Works Department to get some answers.

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Time Matters: A Schedule for Our (Students’) Times

By Chris Kolovos
Associate Head of School

What would it look like to build a school schedule that really works for kids? One that takes into account everything that researchers, doctors, and kids are telling us about sleep, stress, and health? And one that creates the space for teachers and students to do the kind of exploratory, authentic, inquiry-based work that we know will serve them well in the 21st century?

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