Imani Ross '15 just published her new book titled "Can I Wear That? The Basic to Boss Guide to Building the Perfect Wardrobe."
Alumni Care Package
To all of our alumni, please know that we are thinking about you and your families during this remarkably complex time. We hope the following "care package"—news, events, photos, and resources—provides moments of hope, love, and community. We look forward to seeing you back on campus as soon as possible. In the meantime, please reach out at any time and join us in holding all impacted by COVID-19 in the Light.
Alumni Weekend Canceled
Due to the global COVID-19 pandemic, our May 2020 Alumni Weekend has been canceled. Although we won’t be able to host you on campus this spring, we are ramping up our alumni communications and have exciting plans to stay connected through virtual programming. More details to come!
Connect with GFS Alumni
Stay connected with alumni through the GFS Alumni Community website and mobile app. No matter where you live or how busy you are, you can connect with former classmates via your computer and smartphone to keep up-to-date with the latest GFS and alumni news. Learn more.
Our talented, committed teachers created a thoughtful remote learning program designed to reflect the depth and breadth of the everyday GFS experience and bring students together.
Headlining From Home
The GFS Choir sings "Benediction" (Lutkin), a prayer for peace.
Our alumni magazine, the Bulletin, offers cheerful stories about our alumni, faculty, staff, and students.
Do you have any words of wisdom you'd like to pass along to our seniors? Take a moment to share your thoughts, a poem, and even a photo to the Class of 2020.
When the COVID-19 pandemic hit the Philadelphia region, Tate Park '21 knew he could use his skills for good. That's why he invented a special clip for the N95 mask, making it safer, reusable, and a lower contamination risk for doctors, nurses, and healthcare professionals.
Ken has spent most of this life focused on helping people and communities. In fact, Ken began volunteering for the Township of Cheltenham in high school. Today, he continues to support his hometown and city—and his mission to help others during crisis—by serving as the Emergency Management Coordinator and EMS Director and Chief of Operations for the Township of Cheltenham. Beyond his role, Ken advises and consults other organizations in their efforts to prepare for crises and create safe protocols.
I am moved by those who courageously lift their voices—through words and actions—to challenge each of us and our school to take stock of our own complicity in the fact that we still live in a world in which Black people are systematically oppressed, mistreated, and murdered at the hands of the white majority. We can do better, our school can do more, and as the head of our school, I can do more.
GFS students, teachers, and families make and donate cloth masks to a local health center—providing a much-needed community service.
Spring athletic practices have gone remote! As a part of Colloquia, our dedicated coaches have created virtual practice sessions for student-athletes with special check-ins from GFS alumni.