Colloquia Remote Learning
During this extraordinarily complex time, it is important to offer students a place for connection and community, familiarity and consistency, discovery and expression, and ways to encourage and embrace their love of learning—whether virtually or in-person!
Our talented, dedicated teachers rose to the challenge and created a thoughtful program that offers full time in-person classes or remote learning for for our Early Childhood through Grade 2 learners. Our Middle and Uppers Schoolers have the option to be on campus 3-4 days per week or fully remote. No matter what families chose, or if we must all pivot to remote, our program is designed to quickly adapt and reflect the depth and breadth of the everyday GFS experience and community.
Our program, named Colloquia, or “conversations” in Latin, offers:
- Live classes
- Recorded video lessons
- Hands-on, independent projects
- Group social "outings”
- PE and physical activity
- Meeting for Worship
- Art, music, theatre, special assemblies, and more
Colloquia in Action
Browse a variety of remote learning classes by division or subject from spring 2020.
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