Please join us on Thursday, 5/3, at 7 p.m. for a special evening featuring Cordelia Jensen, a GFS parent and author of the award-winning Skyscraping and the recently published The Way the Light Bends, and Laurie Morrison, who co-authored the just-released Every Shiny Thing with Jensen.
Students in senior studio art will be curating and exhibiting works in a show at IMPeRFeCT Gallery, opening on Saturday, 4/21, 4-6 p.m.
At first glance, Danny Ceisler '10 might seem like an unlikely military intelligence officer. After all, he's a GFS lifer and a self-described Philadelphia-area progressive.
But, Danny says, "My GFS education was the best training I could have possibly had."
On Wednesday, 4/11, a team of Upper School students, with support from faculty and staff, led a daylong teach-in on race for the entire Upper School.
"My work explores how power differentials are inherited, and looks to the past to see how we arrived where we are," said Marisa. "By articulating resistance and history through art and experiences, we can more effectively work on making change."
Dr. Steven Larson, co-founder of the social service agency Puentes de Salud (Bridges to Health), spoke to Upper Schoolers about the impact of current policy on the health and wellness of Latino immigrants.
The City Suburban News covered our Classics Day event and included an image of senior Timothy Peterson participating in the triumph through campus.
Take a look on page 8.
It's another sign of spring—the ramping up of crew events. Plus: Alec Sandroni '20 has been invited to the 2018 USRowing High Performance Camp.
Philadelphia Magazine included our Early Childhood Program as one of five programs highlighted in an article on the daycare and preschool boom.
Read more in Philadelphia Magazine.
Upcoming Live Streams
Cohen Art Lecture: Marisa Williamson '04
Wednesday, April 11, 10:20 a.m.
Marisa Williamson '04 is a Newark, NJ-based multimedia artist whose work is exhibited regularly throughout the U.S. She will present and discuss her ongoing performance, video, and installation work, which explores, through embodiment and critique, the life and legacy of Sally Hemings, slave of American President Thomas Jefferson.
Abigail Cohen was a graduate of the class of 1991. Her life as an artist and photographer was dedicated to the pursuit of social and aesthetic concerns. The Abigail Rebecca Cohen '91 annual lecture series is made possible by the generous support of her brother, Jonathan Cohen '88, and his wife Julia Pershan.
Science Assembly Speaker: Marc DiNardo '80
Wednesday, April 18, 10:20 a.m.
Marc DiNardo '80 (son of Tom DiNardo '54) works for NASA. He will discuss growing up at GFS during the Space Age and launching a career in aerospace engineering through the support of the GFS community.
He'll describe satellites that he has helped to design and build, including climate research observatories, the latest spacecraft for weather forecasting, and servicing of the Hubble Space Telescope. He hopes to inspire and motivate GFS students by sharing his experiences and taking questions.
Campus Master Planning Forum
Wednesday, March 14, from 6-7 p.m.
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