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

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Ninth Annual State of the School

Head of School Bob Whelan, the Board of Trustees, parents, faculty and staff gathered Jan. 12 for the ninth annual State of the School. Towards the end of the program, Whelan gave audience members a look at the downfield goal to build a state-of-the-art Athletic and Wellness Center offering renderings and an architectural fly through of the envisioned space.

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Upper School Historians Visit the Pequot Library in Southport

On a recent sunny Friday afternoon, the Advanced Inquiry: History Research (AIHR) class packed into a GFA bus--thanks for the lift, Jairo!--and visited the Pequot Library in nearby Southport. The course trains 12th-grade history students to see themselves as burgeoning scholars and to think archivally by working with primary source materials. Throughout the year, students develop and refine questions on topics of interest, research their subjects by exploring archival collections and scholarly literature, and produce a substantial thesis paper which they present at GFA's annual Symposium in the spring.

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