Day: January 5, 2014

But everyone at school has an iPhone: A look at technology at GFS

January 5, 2014

If you choose to hang out in Hargroves, you’ll likely be accosted by the sights and sounds of the iPhone. It seems like everywhere you look, groups of students sit around around tables hunched over smartphones, or with laptops lined up like ducks in a row. Technology is omnipresent in our lives; it consumes our […]

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Junior class struck by Pulitzer Prize-Winning photographs

January 5, 2014

On Thursday, December 12th, the junior class traveled to the constitution center to attend “Capture The Moment: The Pulitzer Prize Photographs Exhibit.” The exhibit includes all 153 prized photos, dating back to 1942. What seemed like just another class field trip to us juniors, turned out to be much more eye opening than any of […]

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Instagram brings insta-fame to two seniors

January 5, 2014

Aaron Pareki via Flickr Facebook, Instagram and Twitter have brought everyone in the world together. Especially on Instagram, this world has created “Instagram famous” people—including Isabel King ’14 (@kingandthequeen) and Manuel Lorenzino ’14 (@sir_zino). Both have over 1,000 Instagram followers, a pretty large following, and work hard on the their pictures. They have gained Instagram […]

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Meet the GFS bus drivers

January 5, 2014

Ronald Epps Ron Epps arrived at GFS in 2001. Before working at GFS, Epps was a cleaner, a mover for his father’s company, a dishwasher, and he has worked in the cafeteria as a cook. Dick Wade loved Ron’s chilli and when Epps found this out, “It really touched my heart and after I learned […]

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US Trip Committee changes protocol for student travels

January 5, 2014

Each year, students have opportunities to participate in either a language, music or athletic trip, all of which offer great opportunities for students to gain new experiences. A group of faculty known as the Trip Committee are the ones in charge of managing and enabling the excursions. The committee establishes guidelines for trip proposals, oversees […]

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