Lower, Middle and Upper schoolers work to create Thanksgiving baskets for 200 families. This was done with the sheer joy of "giving" something our GFA students and families are famous for.
Take a moment to read personal essays, creative writing pieces, poems, and reflections from our community.
Guided by Upper School English Teacher and Department Chair, Daniel Jump, several members of our school community, along with Board members, embarked on a collaborative and close reading of the GFA Mission Statement. As someone deeply dedicated to our school's mission, the experience of witnessing the Trustees deconstruct this statement was profoundly enlightening and fulfilling.
Middle School Counselor, Jackie Woods, advises on the complications that evolving technology has created for fostering parent-child relationships.
On a beautiful recent fall day, members of the Cities class, an elective in the Upper School History & Global Studies Department, traveled to Brooklyn Bridge Park for a walking tour with Matthew Urbanski, a landscape architect and one of the park’s chief designers.
These are the Dragonoids, GFA’s robotics team, and they’re starting the 2023-2024 school year with a bold new vision.
Over half of the seventh and eighth-grade students are committed to weekly service learning during their Friday Enrichment period. Furthermore, one-third of the sixth graders are already engaged with service learning projects, signifying an early induction to these important endeavors.
Rehearsals are in full swing for “The Drowsy Chaperone,” a delightful and hilarious musical that first graced the Broadway stage in 2006.
Yu discusses her short but impactful time at GFA, women in sports, and her new book, Up to Speed: The Groundbreaking Science of Women Athletes.