Back to School
On Sept. 8, an email from Head of School Tim Seeley went out about the delay of fall athletics. Click here to read that letter.
On Sept. 4, an email from Head of School Tim Seeley went out with special details for the MyMedBot screenings during orientation week, a reminder to drop off your back-to-school forms before school starts, and other information. Click here to read that letter.
On Sept. 3, the MyMedBot invitation went out to parents. An email from Head of School Tim Seeley went out soon after with more information about MyMedBot, information on what to do after arriving at school, and reminders about wearing masks, bringing weather-appropriate clothing to school, snacks, bottles of water. Click here to read that letter.
On Sept. 2, an email from Head of School Tim Seeley went out to parents of NINTH-GRADERS to let them know of changes in the ninth-grade orientation schedule. Click here to read that letter.
On Sept. 1, an email from Head of School Tim Seeley went out to parents to let them know that they should soon receive an invitation to download MyMedBot, the screening app that we will use to ensure that everyone on our campus is symptom-free before coming to school. Click here for that letter, which also talks about what to do if parents do not have a smartphone or tablet computer.
On August 28, Head of School Tim Seeley sent an email to parents with links to YouTube videos of the two school opening forums held earlier that week. Click here for that letter, which includes the links. Click here for the Monday forum video. Click here for the Wednesday forum video.
On August 27, an email from Head of School Tim Seeley announced the appointment of Jenn Jackson as our Remote Learning Coordinator. The email also included more details on the expectations and schedule for "all-remote students," a list of hands-on courses that cannot be taken remotely, and new opportunities for independent learning projects for students in all grades. Click here to read that letter. (This letter was revised on Sept. 1 to change the word "cohort" to "group," which better reflects the nature of the groups.)
On August 27, an email went out with information on the daily screening process to be followed to ride the bus to school. This is separate from the screening process used for entrance to GSA. Click here for the letter. Click here for a revised screening card (9/3), which MUST be used to ride the bus and MAY be used as a screening alternative for families unable to use the MyMedBot app.
On August 14, Head of School Tim Seeley sent an email to parents with our new Health and Safety Guidelines overview. The letter also asked parents who plan to have their children learn from home full time to reach out to the school. Click here to read the letter and guidelines. (Note: Our full Health and Safety Guidelines are on the Nurse's page and Nurse's info section of this page.)
On August 7, Head of School Tim Seeley sent an update on our hybrid schedule and how we will start the school year. Click here to read that letter. A version of this letter with information for boarding parents went out on Aug. 10. Click here to read it.
On July 29, Head of School Tim Seeley sent an email to current parents about our plans for the coming school year. Click here to read the letter. A version of this letter with information for boarding parents went out on Aug. 2. Click here to read it.
On July 16, Head of School Tim Seeley sent an email to current parents about the committee working on our plans for the fall, the resources they were using, and curricular work related to social justice. Click here to read that letter.
Fall Sports Email: On July 31, Athletic Director Larry Gray '79 sent an email to current parents about some of the changes to fall sports, how to sign up, and where insurance can be purchased for students who don't already have health insurance. Click here to read that letter.
Back-to-School Forms & More
In mid-August every year, we send schedules, letters, and forms to our families in a back-to-school mailing. Links to PDF versions of these documents, as well as other useful documents, are below.
- Canvas Parent Observer Instructions
- Student Canvas Setup Video
- Grade-specific entrances image
- Bell Schedule (shared after mailing)
- Academic Calendar 2020-2021
- Packet Information Letter
- Emergency Contact Form
- Health History and Exemption for New and 9th grade students
- Health History Update for Grades 10-12
- Anapylaxis Plan
- Anapylaxis Procedure
- Asthma Action Plan
- Enrollment Agreement
- Confidential Survey 20-21
- GSA Laptop Policy
- Instructions for Powerschool and Lunch Program
- Reduced Lunch Application
- Student Health Screening Card
- New Staff 2020-21
For 9th graders:
- 9th Grade Letter from Tim Seeley, Head of School
- 9th Grade Advisor Letter REVISED 8-21-20 Due to Covid19 Back to School Night and Parent/Teacher Conferences are being restructured.
For 10th graders:
For 11th graders:
For 12th graders:
- 12th Grade Letter from Tim Seeley
- Letter From College and Career Counseling
- Vehicle Registration Form