GFS parents are invited to enroll in the 2019 Essentially English program, which features literature and writing electives and meets during the months of April and May. This year's offerings include Comix and Sacred Text, American Paradise Lost: The Novels of Philip Roth, Writing and Painting, Existentialism in Literature and Film, Falling Up: The African American Migrant Experience, Poets Respond, Show Me The Money: The Entertainment Industry in Books and Film, and much more! View the catalog here.
Teachers include members of the GFS English department as well as fiction writers, university professors, and independent scholars who will share their passion and wisdom. Parents, GFS faculty, and alumni are invited to join 10th-12th graders in the classroom for any of these electives.
Classes run for nine weeks and begin after spring break, with the first Monday sessions meeting on April 1.
Of the 24 courses offered, 16 will be given on Monday or Wednesday evenings; evening classes meet once a week from 7-9:30 p.m. on the GFS campus.
Day classes meet for five 1-hour sessions in an eight-day cycle.
The fee for each course is $350, and the registration deadline is February 15.
If you would like to find out more about the program, email Joe McGeary.