School News

  • A Letter from Dana Weeks: The Value of Community in Difficult Times

    We have absorbed wave upon wave of violence and tragedy of late. The outpouring of pain, grief and outrage around the world is extraordinarily difficult and profoundly unsettling. I have come to think of you as a kind of extended family...

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  • Congratulations, Class of 2016!

    We wish our graduating seniors all the best, and hope they will continue to develop their passions and purpose as they enter college in the fall. Here is the complete college matriculation list for the GFS Class of 2016!

Lower School News

Middle School News

  • Eighth-Grade Musical: "Time Warp"

    The eighth graders board the Titanic, join the sufferagettes and newsies, and give the Beatles a helping hand as they travel back in time in the musical cabaret "Time Warp."

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  • Cold Mountain Connection

    Our very own Ada Ruby had the pleasure of meeting Charles Frazier, the author of this year's One Book, One Philadelphia selection: Cold Mountain. Ada was named for two of Charles Frazier's main characters in this National Book Award winning blockbuster and was thrilled to have her own copy of Cold Mountain signed by the author.

Upper School News

Upcoming Events


US Fall Sports Practices Begin


Skills Enhancement Program

Wade 105
Thru: 8/26/2016

US Fall Sports Practices

Thru: 8/27/2016

ASP End of Summer Vacation Camp

Little Gym
8:30 AM - 5:00 PMThru: 8/26/2016

MS Ice Cream Social

7:00 PM - 8:00 PM