As we start to anticipate an unprecedented "back to school" experience following the break, it is important to communicate about the COVID-19 coronavirus with your children. As our Head of Lower School Aléwa Cooper said, "the severity and precautionary actions we are taking can conjure fear for our youngest students since it is a huge departure from what their daily lives were like just a month ago."
Two GFA students were among the top finishers in the annual Connecticut Science and Engineering Fair (CSEF). Senior Ava Ewing and eighth grader Jakob Zapanta both received top awards in the state's oldest and most prestigious STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics) event in the state.
Greens Farms Academy junior Allie Palmieri, who led the Dragons girls basketball team to a 23-3 record and Saturday’s upcoming New England Class C tournament semifinals, has been named the 2020 Gatorade Player of the Year for the State of Connecticut.
The annual GFA Jazzfest returns again this year on March 12 from 7–9 p.m. in the Performing Arts Center.
Our Upper School received a special announcement today regarding school Friday, March 6 from our Head of School Bob Whelan and some extra special guests!
The Dragons improved their school-record win total to 23 on Wednesday night, posting a 58-54 win over Ethel Walker in an NEPSAC Class C quarterfinal played inside the Coyle Gym. With the win the team advances to what is believed to be the program’s first-ever appearance in a New England semifinal on Saturday.
Long-time GFA grounds manager Tom Barry was named as the New England Sports Turf Managers Association (NESTMA) 2020 Sports Turf Manager of the Year. Barry's award was formalized in a ceremony that took place at the at NESTMA’s Members’ Meeting & Awards Lunch on March 4 at the Rhode Island Convention Center in Providence.
Registration for GFA Summer Programs is now open— we hope you’ll join us for a summer on the Sound!