A memorable musical day in NYC for GFS students

Community, Schools | October 11th, 2019 | Leave a comment

by Michelle Sonsino Last month, Germantown Friends School Upper School music and theatre students enjoyed a unique opportunity to experience the excitement of the performing arts and hear firsthand from professionals in the field during a memorable day in New York City. After a morning tour of the Juilliard School, students gathered in front of […]

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New media equipment installed at Hill library

Community, Events | October 10th, 2019 | Leave a comment

by Stan Cutler Some very complicated things can be summarized simply: E=mc2, “the rich get richer,” “no pain no gain,” etc. In the 1960s, “The Medium Is the Message” entered the lexicon to express the relationships between communication technologies and society. Anthropologist Marshall McLuhan wrote a book with that catchy title during the early days […]

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Hill history comes alive in Night of Lights on Oct. 4

Community, Events | October 2nd, 2019 | Leave a comment

The Chestnut Hill Conservancy will host its third annual Night of Lights, co-presented by the Chestnut Hill Business District, on Friday, Oct. 4. Night of Lights coincides with Chestnut Hill First Fridays, meaning shops will stay open late. Events will take place along Germantown Avenue between Bethlehem Pike and Southampton Avenue from 6:45 p.m. to […]

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