Author: Tara Kohli '17

January Term Preview: Teacher’s edition

December 8, 2014

The frantic flurry of filling out January course sign up sheets is finally over, and students and faculty can reflect on the daunting reality of a month full of electives. While the majority of the students are bubbling with excitement over the new freedom and exploration that the new year will bring, there are questions in […]

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British Exchange Part 2: Four girls will travel to Winchester in January

November 20, 2014

During the month of January 2015, four girls in the senior class will be going to Winchester College, an all boys boarding school in Winchester, England. Gloria Sullivan, Olenka Jain, Doris Ottman and Eliana Chalphin will be the second group of students to go to Winchester. As Olenka Jain ‘15 put it, the exchange provides […]

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The Brits’ journey across the pond

November 19, 2014

Winchester College student Alex Cheung visited GFS in October along with three others. This article was published in the Winchester College publication.  The average American man consumes 2640 calories per day. Within twenty-four hours of arriving, the four Wykehamists who travelled to Germantown Friends School, Philadelphia managed to put this statistic to shame with the assistance […]

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Sewage floods Loeb; ruins costumes

November 12, 2014

The smell that is permeating Loeb as of late is not the result of a student forgetting their lunchbox over the weekend, and the smell of lemon pine-sol is not due to wood floors being scrubbed. During a recent rainstorm, a city sewer line broke and flooded the basement of the Loeb Center for the […]

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New 3D printer gives students immense potential

November 9, 2014

Now you can make an iPhone case in the computer room. The addition of a 3D printer in the Upper School Computer Lab was initiated by Matt Zipin. “GFS is typically very slow at adopting technology,” said Zipin, “because technology needs to have educational value. If I think it is useful, I will request one.” Designs can […]

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Review: “Coupled” gets it right

November 9, 2014

Producing the new online sitcom “Coupled,” would be a time-consuming endeavor even if it was your full-time job. Imagine how hard it is if you are a senior in high school. Matt O’Connor ’15 and Jamie Clauson-Wolf ’15, GFS class of 2015, have done just that with their new web sitcom, which is currently on their YouTube […]

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