Author: Lila Sternberg-Sher '17 and Tara Kohli '17

En Español: Mexican Exchange Celebrates 30th Anniversary

June 8, 2016

This year the Mexican exchange celebrates its 30th anniversary. Each January, six GFS students travel to Tlaxcala to live with host families and to attend La Escuela Secundaria Técnica Número 1 “Xicohtencatl Axayacatzin,” as a part of the thirty year Mexico Exchange.  Here are some thoughts from this year’s visitors:   Luis Angel Marin Coheto […]

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The Planets Act Obnoxious: Mercury and Mars in Retrograde

May 18, 2016

This May, planet Earth is undergoing the effects of not only one retrograde, but two. When a planet goes through retrograde – appearing to move backwards in the sky – it gets unsettled from its normal position. It acts out, usually causing a fair amount of distress amongst the tiny and already distressed human race. […]

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GFS Enters Gmail Era

October 21, 2015

This fall, GFS students have noticed something different about their school emails: everything has changed. The idea to move on from the old FirstClass system was officially decided upon at the beginning of last school year, and Google Apps for Education was finally implemented over the summer. So far the transition has been smooth, and […]

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