Greens Farms Academy is a PreK-12, coed school in Westport, CT

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return to school

I hope this finds you and your loved ones healthy, and that you are navigating this very different summer as well as can be expected. I'm writing to share our plans for all students to return to campus for in-person, on-campus instruction, five days a week, beginning September 1.

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commencement 2020

Thursday, July 23, GFA held an in-person, socially-distant commencement ceremony for the Class of 2020 and their parents. The event, which typically takes place in June, allowed the class to process, hear from their class leaders, and receive a special "Portraits of a Class" book in place of their diplomas, which were received at the Conferral of Diplomas earlier this summer. Given the state's restrictions on gatherings, the event was live-streamed for family and friends to watch at home.

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Bob Whelan CNBC

In case you missed it, GFA Head of School Bob Whelan has been in the spotlight this week with features in both the Wall Street Journal and a hit on CNBC. He has discussed the increased interest in suburban independent schools as families consider leaving New York City. A piece in Monday’s Wall Street Journal explored data points that indicate a more permanent move of NYC residents to Fairfield County in the midst of COVID-19. 

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