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GFA Athletics: A Commitment to Community

In my 35 years serving as an educator, the role of athletics in the lives of children has certainly changed.  Many of us can remember when school athletic teams were limited to boys only, and girls were expected to watch … Continue reading

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Dubai – a City on Steroids

Coming in from the desert, my first glimpse of Dubai felt like a mirage—fast, six-lane highways, and shiny, tall buildings rising above the sands. It’s a 21st century city of pristine, designer-filled malls, manmade lagoons, and the tallest building in … Continue reading

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Oman December 2013

Oman is a small, conservative, Islamic, oil-rich country at the tip of the Arabian Peninsula, ruled by Sultan Qaboos. I have always thought of it as the gentle backwater of the Peninsula, but as I recently saw, it is working … Continue reading

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Taking Risks

Recently Griffen Stabler, eighth grade English teacher, talked to Middle and Upper School students at our annual Von Kohorn faculty address, about his experience as someone who avoided risks for most of his life.   He gave examples from his childhood … Continue reading

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