What would it look like to build a school schedule that really works for kids? One that takes into account everything that researchers, doctors, and kids are telling us about sleep, stress, and health? And one that creates the space for teachers and students to do the kind of exploratory, authentic, inquiry-based work that we know will serve them well in the 21st century?
“Any type of institution where you have a ton of kids pass through, and you have alumni, there’s a history there and that’s exciting,” Henry said. “It’s always exciting and it’s a new challenge for me.”
Boys varsity soccer coach Chris Mira and his 2017-18 team received a Team Ethics Award of Merit from United Soccer Coaches (formerly NSCAA).
Bob Whelan became Greens Farms Academy’s (GFA) eighth Head of School today, succeeding Janet Hartwell who served at the helm since 2003. Whelan held the Head of School position at Lake Forest Country Day School outside of Chicago for five years.
Mike Jarvis II, a former Division I player and coach, has been named the new boys varsity basketball coach at Greens Farms Academy.
U.S. Lacrosse named Katie Mackle '18 to the 2018 Girls' High School All-Academic team. She joins 20 other athletes from around the state, and a total of 421 across the country.
Eighth grade students concluded their semester-long Nonprofit Marketplace projects last week. The project tasks groups of students to create a nonprofit organization that addresses a real-world problem related to the 15 United Nations Sustainable Development Goals.
GFA’s PreK know that Long Island Sound is a special place and they understand the importance of protecting this unique natural resource. With that in mind, the students set out to build an exhibit at Earthplace, a nature center in Westport, to educate visitors about pollution solutions.