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2022 Hanukkah Celebration

The Monday before break, and a week before Hanukkah officially kicked off, was not too soon for the Upper School Jewish Affinity Group to get into the holiday. More than forty students joined advisor Mrs. Stine and Mr. Whelan for some healthy(ish) potato latkes, a few rousing games of dreidel (with a refresh for the rules), other treats like babka cake, traditional gelt and some festive chatter. 

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1st Grade Writes Gingerbread Stories

As GFA students geared up for Winter Break, the first graders had the opportunity to write, illustrate, publish and present their Gingerbread Stories. Each student came up with their own creative story about the gingerbread person who they imagined. Upon publication, families came to visit the first grade classrooms to watch and listen as students presented their stories and express what they were most proud of in regards to the creation of their story. 

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Magic or Science: 8th Graders Stump Lower School Classes During Magic Shows

On Wednesday and Thursday before Winter Break, the young scientists in Grade 8 took their talents to a new audience -- their lower school schoolmates. In "magic shows" for several Lower School classes, eighth graders wowed with science tricks that seemed an awful lot like magic -- then explained the science behind what they all just witnessed. 

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