Our second grade classes have been immersed in their Long-Ago Lenape Study, in which they dive deeply into the cultural traditions and practices of the indigenous people of this region.
The GFS Model UN team just returned from an exciting week as participants in the Ivy League Model United Nations Conference (ILMUNC).
Christopher Witt '92 returns to campus on Monday, 2/26 to speak about the effects of high altitudes on species and ecosystems. Join us!
We're thrilled to be celebrating Black History Month across campus this month in all kinds of ways. We invite you to read here about the history behind this celebration, and the many ways students and families can get involved.
Jeremy Ross's January Term class on the Supreme Court continued its tradition of asking students to serve as arbiters of the most challenging contemporary legal issues facing our country.
Jennifer Fox '77, Nathaniel Kahn '81, and Myles Pettengill '01 brought their talents to this year's Sundance Film Festival.
Boys Varsity Basketball has a great win this week against GAMP that helped the team firm up its strengths, as covered by the Chestnut Hill Local, in "GFS boys' basketball's search for identity culminates in blowout win over GAMP."
Longtime GFS teacher Teresa Maebori addressed the National Council of Jewish Women Greater Philadelphia Section, speaking about what Japanese Americans went through during World War II.
Read more in "Japanese American Shares Story of Imprisonment During World War II" in the Jewish Exponent.
Lucy Bell W. Jarka-Sellers '82, GFS lifer and former Classics teacher who recently left teaching to dedicate herself full-time to writing and art, has just published Meet John Dough, Superhero; a Political Fantasy.
Upcoming Live Stream
Sports Medicine: Concussion Education
Thursday, February 15, 2018, 7 p.m.
Alumni Assembly Featuring David Gould '07
Wednesday, December 13, 10:20 a.m.
Mercer Tate '48 Lecture for Public Service: David Wade '00
Wednesday, October 18, 10:20 a.m.
2017 Graduation Ceremony Live Stream
Friday, June 9, 2017, 11 a.m.
Ron Tarver Presents 2017 Cohen Art Lecture
Wednesday, April 12, 2017, 10:05 a.m.
Saturday, December 17, 2016, 8 p.m. ET
Rebecca Traister '93 Delivers Upper School Annual Alumni Lecture
Tuesday, December 13, 2016, 10 a.m. ET
"Health Disparities and Medicine: The Predicaments of Race, Class and Doctors of Color"
Thursday, October 13, 6:30 p.m. ET
Mercer Tate Lecture: Kelly Lee, Philadelphia's Chief Cultural Officer
October 19, 2016, 10 a.m. ET