Wednesday marked the end of the school’s first-ever May Term, a seven-day immersion experience that takes the place during what used to be finals week. This year students picked one mini class from a wide variety of subjects, designed to allow them to engage deeply in dynamic topics while collaborating with faculty and peers from different grades.
Two New England championships and runner-up, an FAA runner-up title, and our phenomenal spring season isn’t over yet! Here are a few season highlights.
As the Dragons head off to Portland, Maine, this weekend for the 2019 New England Schools Sailing Association’s Team Racing Championship, the sailors themselves have stepped to the forefront in the eyes of first-year, Coach Edgar Diminich.
Middle and Upper School inventors entered their incredible ideas into this year's Connecticut Invention Convention (see US video below). (Jakob Zapanta and Tolani Oshin will continue to the National Invention Convention later this month.)
For the last four years, Narrative Magazine has hosted a nationwide story-telling contest for high school writers, hoping “to discover, mentor, and publish the next generation of amazing writers.” Officially part of that “next generation” is GFA sophomore Cayla Bernstein, whose short story won third place in the contest.
By Jon Matte
Quiz Team coach, Upper School Math
I’m sure team members will regale you with tales if you ask them, including the most epic comeback I have seen in my years as coach.
Kristiana Modzelewski became Greens Farms Academy’s first-ever FAA track and field champion, taking first place in the 300 hurdles to lead the Dragons' effort at The Masters School on Tuesday and Wednesday.
Need an end-of-the-week pick me up? Check out the Global Online Academy Catalyst Conference (April 25-29), featuring hundreds of student projects designed to spark change in local communities. The conference is open and there is no cost.