It might seem odd to be able to relate to a villain. And yet, during a break in rehearsal for the upcoming production of The Lion King Jr., actors Nancy Duer (seventh grade) and Karsten Rynearson (eighth grade) are locked in conversation, earnestly pleading a case for the show’s most notorious bad guy.
The AP Studio Art program will begin to see some changes in the coming years, and guiding the conversation will be GFA Visual Arts teacher Jeffrey Baykal-Rollins.
Three GFA faculty members have contributed to an upcoming performance at The Klein.
Save the Children will be the recipient of the funds raised at this year's Harmony for the Homeless. The annual event will be an evening of "Pop 2K" music and entertainment, featuring the school's two a cappella groups, the Beachers and the Blues, as well as ensemble and solo performances from student singers and musicians.
In conjunction with MLK Celebration in January and the "Standing in the Shoes of Others" art show, the Art Department collected 135 pairs of shoes to donate to the following organizations:
Junior Leah Attai was recognized for her computing aspirations, as well as her exceptional aptitude and interest in technology.
Following a long tradition (since 1923!) of Scholastic award-winners, 15 GFA students in Middle and Upper School were among the national recipients of the 2018 Scholastic Writing Awards.
GFA alum Charlie Hall ’92 and his band War on Drugs have been big on the rock scene for years, but this past year they really hit their stride.