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Posted Wednesday, Apr 18, 2018 10:00:00 AM
Melissa Groo '80 returns to campus for an exhibit of her incredible wildlife photography.
Posted Friday, Apr 13, 2018 3:07:30 PM
"I love your uniforms. They are very attractive!" said Helen Lester at last week's Lower School assembly. The girls were not in their usual uniform plaid, rather, they had been awarded a "tacky" civvies in a nod to Mrs. Lester's series of Tacky the Penguin books.
Posted Friday, Apr 13, 2018 12:35:49 PM
The fourth annual GAINS Conference gave 110 girls access to New York-area universities, global corporations, and professionals who are at the top of their fields.
Posted Thursday, Mar 15, 2018 10:43:23 AM
Upper School history teacher and Luchsinger Gallery Directory Kristen Erickson discussed GA's experience as the first school in the U.S. to host The Portal Project. Engineering and Design Lab Director Erin Riley shared her MakerEd project innovations with other makers and educators.
Posted Thursday, Mar 8, 2018 1:41:00 PM
Today Head of School Molly King, along with 92 other CT independent school heads published an open letter on gun safety to elected officials.
Posted Wednesday, Mar 7, 2018 6:58:23 PM
From the first event to the last, the NEPSAC Division I Girls Swimming Championships featured a Greenwich Academy theme. The Gators made their mark in each event and by the meet's conclusion they were primed to hoist the championship trophy for the second straight season.
Posted Monday, Mar 5, 2018 1:58:38 PM
Neither power outages nor fallen trees nor blocked roads can keep the GA girls from achieving their goals. In the aftermath of Friday's Nor'easter, GA's Middle School robotics teams still managed to make their way to Saturday's VEX IQ CT State Championship at Central Connecticut State University and bring home some impressive hardware.
Posted Friday, Mar 2, 2018 10:52:00 AM
Sixty Middle School girls descended on the GA campus last Sunday, ready for battle—Battle of the Engineers. In teams of two to four students, girls from Greenwich Academy, Stanwich School, Greenwich Country Day School, Sacred Heart, and the King School participated in GA's second annual engineering hackathon.
Posted Wednesday, Feb 28, 2018 12:05:00 PM
Local students turn out for Greenwich Academy's Writers Festival, featuring Wendy Walker, Sally Wen Mao, and Adam Haggiag.
Posted Tuesday, Feb 27, 2018 6:00:00 PM
"The bro culture of Silicon Valley has been keeping women and people of color from being successful," said Upper School assembly speaker and GA parent Heather Cabot about the challenges faced by women at start-ups and other tech companies.
Posted Sunday, Feb 11, 2018 8:36:47 PM
Clinical psychologist and New York Times best-selling author Dr. Wendy Mogel was the featured speaker of last week's Parent Program. Dr. Mogel offered sage parenting advice derived from her years of work with both parents and children.
Posted Sunday, Feb 11, 2018 6:58:03 PM
Ever wonder what GA fifth graders like to watch on TV? It seems Shark Tank, the reality show featuring aspiring entrepreneurs, is at the top of their list. And when a couple of those entrepreneurs visited GA to discuss their company and their experience "in the tank," the girls were star-struck.
Posted Tuesday, Feb 6, 2018 11:10:00 AM
Greenwich Academy's squash team claimed the Patterson at the 2018 HEAD U.S. High School Team Squash Championships at the Philadelphia Cricket Club.
Posted Monday, Feb 5, 2018 8:07:41 PM
Melanoma Research Alliance Chief Science Officer Dr. Louise Perkins met with Upper School girls last week to discuss her 30-year career in cancer research.
Posted Friday, Jan 26, 2018 1:22:41 PM
The colorful quilt squares are inked with words like unity, resilience, trust, hope and harmony. Crafted by the Greenwich Academy student body and staff, they are a patchwork representation of Martin Luther King Jr.'s message of equality and inclusion.
Posted Tuesday, Jan 16, 2018 3:00:00 PM
A caterpillar, a disco ball, and a spaceship were just a few of the dazzling bubble creations featured in last week's Lower School Bubblemania assembly.
Posted Wednesday, Jan 10, 2018 10:30:12 AM
Group III students devoured hundreds of books. Their delicious reward? A cooking lesson.
Posted Tuesday, Jan 9, 2018 3:13:00 PM
Author and speaker Liz Murray visits Greenwich Academy to talk about how she went from homeless teen to Harvard graduate—and what it means.
Posted Saturday, Dec 9, 2017 3:00:00 PM
GA parent and digital currency expert Suhas Daftuar explains and contextualizes bitcoin to Upper School STEM students.
Posted Friday, Dec 8, 2017 3:36:16 PM
Sam Mihara, 84, speaks to Greenwich Academy students about his WWII boyhood in one of the Japanese American internment camps.
Posted Tuesday, Nov 28, 2017 5:02:42 PM
We love our traditions at Greenwich Academy, but with so many, it's possible you may not know about one of our favorites: the holiday card.
Posted Tuesday, Nov 28, 2017 4:00:00 PM
News anchor and best-selling author Gretchen Carlson had a candid discussion with GA's Upper School girls on Monday about her experience with workplace harassment and her advocacy for equality in the workplace.
Posted Tuesday, Nov 21, 2017 6:22:57 PM
Ingathering, GA's annual Thanksgiving assembly, is a beloved tradition that brings together students and faculty from all three divisions to give thanks and recognize our students' efforts to make our community, and our world, a better place.
Posted Monday, Nov 20, 2017 4:00:00 PM
Posted Monday, Nov 20, 2017 8:22:59 AM
The GA field hockey team clinched the NEPSAC title in an OT win against Phillips Andover Academy.
Posted Tuesday, Nov 14, 2017 1:43:25 PM
Greenwich Academy students recently enjoyed a morning filled with poetry and music from Newbery Medalist Kwame Alexander, author of 24 books for young readers.
Posted Monday, Nov 13, 2017 3:18:21 PM
Like GA's Middle and Upper School students, each summer, GA faculty and staff have their own "assigned reading." The selected books are diverse in nature and typically tied to themes of education, character development, or girls and women in society.
Posted Friday, Nov 10, 2017 10:01:00 AM
How are ideas of leadership developed in children? How does this process differ between girls and boys? Cornell University's Development of Social Cognition Laboratory is researching this topic and engaged GA girls to participate in their study.
Posted Tuesday, Nov 7, 2017 5:08:00 PM
"I guess you could say that in some small way, I'm constantly working to make women in the industry feel like I felt during my six years at this school. I want them to feel like they're important, like they're heard, and like they matter."
Posted Wednesday, Nov 1, 2017 1:12:00 PM
New Haven artist Mohamad Hafez visited Greenwich Academy to talk to about his work and life as part of the Syrian diaspora.
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