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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.
Posted Thursday, May 24, 2018 7:53:52 PM
On this perfect spring day, the 90 members of the Class of 2018 celebrated their graduation from Greenwich Academy with family, friends, and faculty.
Posted Monday, May 21, 2018 2:20:32 PM
Greenwich Academy's water polo team captured their third straight New England Championship on Saturday with a 12-6 win over Phillips Exeter.
Posted Friday, May 18, 2018 2:00:00 PM
Shaheen Mistri '88 and Megan Mukuria '95 are daily putting into action GA's motto, "Toward the Building of Character." Ms. Mistri is the founder and CEO of Teach for India and Mrs. Mukuria is the founder and CEO of ZanaAfrica.
Posted Wednesday, May 9, 2018 1:00:43 PM
Middle School robotics teams, GAtastrophe and RoBros, competed at the VEX IQ Worlds in Louisville, KY with impressive results.
Posted Friday, Apr 27, 2018 4:04:58 PM
The Charter Day assembly, a celebration of our school's founding in 1827, is the last all-school assembly of the year, and has something for everyone.
Posted Thursday, Apr 26, 2018 9:00:00 AM
When ticket sales went live for GA's spring party, Live from GA – lt's Saturday Night, the show was sold out in a matter of minutes. Not surprising since the evening's headliner was comedian and SNL co-head writer Colin Jost.
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.
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