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GFA Blog

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

By Karyl McGill
Health Assistant

We’ve officially completed two months on campus — wow! While no one knew exactly what this school year was going to look like, we’re pleasantly surprised. Not only with the vigilance and commitment to great hygiene in our school community, but also the true embodiment of our motto ‘Each for All’.

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You Got This sign

The following missives were shared by GFA Faculty and Staff as a departing gift to the Class of 2020. As we close two months on campus amidst a global pandemic, these wise words to live by are important now more than ever.

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CN Tower Edgewalk

By Ghazanfar Kiani '25

Has anyone heard of the CN Tower Edgewalk? For those familiar with it, you know it is a scary thing to do. For those of you who don’t know, the CN Tower is in Toronto, Canada, and is a tourist attraction for many. 

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Nature poet and essayist Wendell Berry once said, “The cultural cycle turns on affection… Affection leads, by way of good work, to authentic hope.” Drawing from a similar reverence for the world around them, seniors in Kevin Coll’s Nature Writing class recently shared their nature writings with their Upper School peers.

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Arthropod Hotel
By Sofi Kurtz
Coordinator of Lower School Service Learning; Science (LS)
The GFA Arthropod Hotel is open for business! Over the last several weeks, first-grade students embarked on a scientific journey to build a hotel structure for our arthropods that live on campus ahead of the winter months. 
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