Carolina '17 finished first in the PSAA Cross Country Meet at Long Island Lutheran High School last week. Carolina's great finish was followed up by personal best times by the entire girls team that competed including Kaytlin '16 (4th place), Angelika '18 (8th place) and Camille '16 (13th place).
The GCS Book Club read "Waking Up White" in the spring last year, and in partnership with the PA, we have invited Debby Irving to speak at GCS. Recent events have prompted many people to ask tough questions about race in the United States. Debby's book delves deeply into one white woman's attempt to understand how she fit into the narrative.
We are proud to announce that our Gay-Straight Alliance program has expanded this year. We are going to launch our Parent Gay-Straight Alliance on 9/25 at 8am in the 86 Dining room, with a discussion of the graphic novel Fun Home by Allison Bechdel.
The 2nd Annual Dance Concert on May 8th and 9th, Swingin' At The Savoy & Other Stories, featured choreography by students, faculty and guest choreographer Michael Jagger of Syncopated City Dance Company.
The last week of school is a time for reflection and celebration. In each of our closing exercises for the 2014-15 school year students, faculty and administrators offered inspiring words. One speech in particular from Senior Class Leader Winston Simone really captured the spirit of our growing school.