Pack the House was an astounding success! The annual athletics event also raised money to support Horizons at GFA, a program that "helps underserved students from Bridgeport develop strong academic, social and emotional skills, habits of mind and the resilience to succeed in school and pursue a meaningful, choice-filled life."
By Allie Agnew '19
The following is an interview with GFA Visiting Author Jo Ann Beard. On November 5–6, Beard spent time with the Upper School English classes and delivered a speech during an Assembly. (J: Jo Ann Beard, BP: Beachside Press)
By Lila Wells '19
GFA hosted the New England Wrestling Tournament this past Friday and Saturday, welcoming more than 300 high school wrestlers and their families to campus.
By Isaac Moskowitz ’21
GSPN has been a huge hit with parents, faculty and students alike. Parents and faculty have told Charles and me that they are thankful for the service of GSPN and listen regularly to the streams.
Editors: Jack Wolfsohn ’19, Lila Wells ’19, Grace McGonagle ’19
Layout Editors: Vivian Taylor ’19, Jasmine Joseph ’20
Copy Editor: Giavanna Bravo ’21
Contributors: Lila Wells ’19, Vivian Taylor ’19, Jasmine Joseph ‘20, Samuel Lublinsky ’22, Will San Jose ‘22, Allie Agnew '19
Beachside Press logo designed by Norelisa Nacimento ’20
By Jasmine Joseph ’20
Even when you think you know everything that there is to know, there is always more learn. That’s a saying that I (and I’m pretty sure most people) have heard throughout their lives. The Student Diversity Leadership Conference (SDLC) is a life-changing, informative conference that discusses diversity within independent schools.
By Will San Jose and Sam Lublinsky '22
On January 7, Lama Yignyen Tenzin came to visit Greens Farms Academy. Lama Tenzin is a Tibetan Buddhist monk who is a professor and a traveling educator, attempting to spread positive messages of kindness, compassion, and spirituality.
By Lila Wells '19
Now that we’ve technically entered the infamous “Senior Spring,” it is time to review what I know is all on our minds: Senior stress levels. I polled the senior class and received 35 responses (indicative of roughly 47.30% of the class) on their stress levels by month (1 is the lowest level, 10 is the highest). Here are their responses:
By Jasmine Joseph '20
Although Martin Luther King and Rosa Parks are important to know and talk about, they are not history’s only black figures. In celebration of Black History Month, here are some significant African-Americans whose contributions have improved the United States.