Led by Germantown Academy's Diversity and Community Life Coordinators, Black History Month celebrations can be seen in every division of our school.
Germantown Academy Head of School Rich Schellhas has announced the appointment of Anika Walker-Johnson as the school's first Director of Equity and Inclusion. Walker-Johnson, who comes to GA from Tabor Academy in Marion, Mass., will begin her tenure in July 2018.
Larry Gregory '68, the first African-American graduate in GA's history, was the featured speaker at the 2018 Black History Month Celebration.
Connie Williams, fourth grade lead teacher, intuitively understands students, all students, perhaps especially the students who open cautiously, who seem, at first, to open not at all. "Maybe his little heart isn't getting the support it needs," Connie says and finds a way to tend that little heart with compassion and a healthy dose of laughter.
Germantown Academy's Upper School Visual Arts Department announced that a whopping 17 Scholastic Art Awards have been awarded to Upper School sculpture students.
Barry McCommon, a private music lesson instructor here at Germantown Academy, joined the "family business" at age nine when he started to play the trombone.
Germantown Academy alumna Emma Hearn '14 returned to campus on January 10 where she performed for both Middle and Upper School students. Hearn, a senior Musical Theatre major at Texas State University, who most recently played Cassie in Chorus Line, also talked about her journey here at GA, going from a Middle School thespian to a Belfry Club superstar.
Dr. Andrea Kurtz is right in the middle of the action in Middle School and she wouldn't want it any other way.
The Middle School is proud to present Shrek: The Musical on Friday, January 26 at 7pm and Saturday, January 27 at 6pm in the Arts Center Auditorium.
We recently caught up with Germantown Academy graduate Josh Fried '06, who was Zac Efron's stunt double in the hit film The Greatest Showman.