Behind any musical is a team of people creating the details that make a show come to life. For the fall musical Little Shop of Horrors, that team resides in the GFA Scene Shop.
GFA’s second annual Unity Day is fast approaching on October 23, and while this day began as an anti-bullying initiative, what sets it apart is its choice to shift focus from anti-bullying messaging and instead focus on what action to take.
Today marks the launch of GFA Connect — an exclusive online platform for Greens Farms Academy alumni. This platform will give our esteemed alumni network across the globe an opportunity to reconnect with fellow classmates and faculty, seek mentorship opportunities and get the latest on GFA events and news.
This Wednesday, the upper school met for a non-traditional assembly, covering “hot-button issues” of bullying, mental illness, substance abuse, aging and more. The one-man show “DIRT” explores the challenges and decisions young people face every day. The event featured speaker, actor, comedian and author John Morello.
We sat down with Judge Max L. Rosenberg from Probate Court jurisdiction 47 and alumni of the Greens Farms Academy Class of 1997. Rosenberg currently serves as a Judge by morning, a managing partner of a law firm by afternoon, and a devoted father and husband by night.
Seniors Meg Nesi and Annabel Roth have been selected as 2020 National Merit Scholarship semifinalists. They all have the chance to compete for one of 7,500 scholarships awarded in the spring.
Seven students were selected this year for Moffly Media’s “Teens to Watch” feature. Each year the individual town publications select 10 teens who best represent “a new generation of thinkers, artists, leaders, athletes and changemakers,” according to Moffly.
The Greens Farms Academy baseball program has gone into a progressive new direction this summer, as Patrick Vigilio has been named varsity head coach and Director of Baseball Operations. Vigilio will be joined by long-time collaborator Mark Lambert, who will be Director of Player Development, according to GFA Athletic Director Tauni Butterfield.