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Posted Monday, Feb 4, 2019 12:46:38 PM
Five submissions earned Gold Keys, qualifying them for the Scholastic national awards.
Posted Monday, Feb 4, 2019 11:09:53 AM
For the fourth consecutive year, GA brought home the Patterson Cup. This is the program's thirteenth national championship.
Posted Friday, Feb 1, 2019 5:00:00 PM
Anthony Ray Hinton spent 28 years on death row for murders he did not commit. "I wish I could say the State of Alabama made an honest mistake," he said when he spoke to Greenwich Academy and Brunswick upper school students last week, "But this wasn't an honest mistake. Race and class had everything to do with me going to jail."
Posted Monday, Jan 28, 2019 1:48:41 PM
Every January, the GA community sets aside time to honor Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. and to discuss the lessons to be learned from his life and activism. The theme of this year's observance was "justice."
Posted Monday, Jan 14, 2019 10:07:00 AM
GA senior Anisha Laumas has been named a top 300 scholar in the 78th Regeneron Science Talent Search—the nation's oldest and most prestigious high school science and mathematics competition.
Posted Thursday, Jan 10, 2019 3:50:00 PM
Math maven Scott Flansburg wowed a Lower School assembly with numerous tricks and magic numbers.
Posted Friday, Dec 14, 2018 12:42:00 PM
Flurries outside the windows had the girls wondering if Mrs. King's office was an actual snow globe.
Posted Wednesday, Dec 12, 2018 10:22:00 AM
Award-winning author Mitali Perkins recently visited Greenwich Academy and delivered three entertaining assemblies, addressing students in Groups III through XII.
Posted Tuesday, Dec 11, 2018 3:21:46 PM
Combining dance, music, and martial arts, the performance group Ginga Brasileira introduced Brazilian language and culture to the PC and CC girls at last week's assembly.
Posted Wednesday, Dec 5, 2018 4:24:00 PM
There was lots to like—and buy!—at this year's Middle School Craft Fair.
Posted Friday, Nov 30, 2018 1:19:00 PM
What does juggling have to do with science? As the Lower School girls learned this week, it's an excellent tool for teaching the basic concepts of matter!
Posted Wednesday, Nov 28, 2018 4:09:15 PM
The littlest GA students tag the newest Ridgeview building in indelible signature style.
Posted Wednesday, Nov 28, 2018 3:31:00 PM
"Being a writer is a solitary endeavor, so it's a gift to be able to share my work with you," said poet Richard Blanco at the opening of Monday's Upper School assembly. But Mr. Blanco did more than share his work—he created a brilliant mosaic of his life through anecdotes, faded family photos, and of course, poetry.
Posted Tuesday, Nov 20, 2018 3:54:59 PM
Ingathering, GA's decades-old Thanksgiving tradition brings together students and faculty for a school-wide celebration of community and service.
Posted Friday, Nov 9, 2018 2:34:22 PM
Laurie Keller, bestselling author and illustrator of "Arnie the Doughnut," Potato Pants!," and more than a dozen books for young readers, spoke to PC through Group IV over the course of three assemblies on a recent sunny October day.
Posted Thursday, Nov 8, 2018 8:00:00 AM
Crisp fall weather, hot apple cider and a pizza truck helped energize the crowds cheering on the Gators for Wednesday's spirit day.
Posted Tuesday, Nov 6, 2018 10:00:00 AM
"I'm always looking for ways to engage the community in our art installations," says Luchsinger Gallery Director Kristen Erickson of bringing Sol LeWitt's "Wall Drawing #797" to GA.
Posted Sunday, Oct 28, 2018 12:00:00 PM
Life doesn't always go as planned, but that doesn't mean we can't find joy in the unexpected. Thursday's Parent Program speaker Pricilla Gilman, author of the memoir, "The Unromantic Child," has made this her mantra.
Posted Monday, Oct 22, 2018 4:01:00 PM
Author Veera Hiranandani kicked off her fall book club tour with a visit to the Group V / VI book club, whose members have been eagerly reading and passing around copies of her new historical novel, "The Night Diary."
Posted Thursday, Oct 18, 2018 3:00:00 PM
Why are women underrepresented in fields like engineering, physics, economics, and music theory? What can be done to increase the representation of women in these fields? NYU developmental psychology professor Dr. Andrei Cimpian discussed his research on this topic at the 9th annual Greenwich Academy Symposium.
Posted Thursday, Oct 18, 2018 10:15:02 AM
Glass harpist Jamey Turner showed an appreciative GA audience how to make music from the mundane, playing everything from tumblers to tools.
Posted Friday, Oct 5, 2018 12:17:32 PM
The League of Women Voters of Greenwich visited Greenwich Academy to register students, capping off a week of political engagement.
Posted Thursday, Oct 4, 2018 5:27:33 PM
Whether watching the GA girls step up to the podium to run one of our all-school assemblies or, on a broader scale, listening to the news regarding the upcoming elections, this year's community theme of leadership seems particularly relevant for Greenwich Academy.
Posted Friday, Sep 28, 2018 2:59:00 PM
The Greenwich Academy Annual Dinner served as the official launch for LEADING THE WAY, a $75 million campaign to transform GA's campus, promote programmatic innovation, and invest in our community of students and faculty.
Posted Friday, Sep 28, 2018 12:56:00 PM
Writing takes perseverance and passion, says Dusti Bowling. The children's author visited Greenwich Academy Thursday to talk to Lower and Middle School students about life in the desert, publishing, and the importance of being true to oneself.
Posted Thursday, Sep 27, 2018 10:18:39 AM
Real-life, research, and a healthy dose of imagination—those were the key ingredients in Hannah Tinti's novel "The Good Thief." On Monday, the author and NYU creative writing professor spoke to an audience of GA and Brunswick Upper School students who had read her novel over the summer.
Posted Wednesday, Sep 12, 2018 6:00:00 AM
GA senior Caroline Carey named National Merit Scholarship Semifinalist.
Posted Wednesday, Sep 5, 2018 8:25:00 AM
From the cheers of the seniors celebrating their right to wear red, to the all-school assembly that includes birthday wishes for students who happen to have their birthday on the day after Labor Day, no one does the first day of school like GA.
Posted Friday, Aug 24, 2018 10:36:43 AM
The Pre-Connecting Class expands to 30 students and construction of a new building with two classrooms and shared learning spaces is underway.
Posted Tuesday, May 29, 2018 3:50:21 PM
For the first time in the program's 16-year history, Greenwich Academy took home the Charles D. Cole trophy, awarded to the team with the most overall points at the New England Interscholastic Rowing Association's Championship regatta.
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