Gann in Poland: Journey of Reflection and Connection 2024

Over the February break, a group of Gann students, staff, and faculty embarked on a journey to Poland to dive into the rich history of Jewish Poland and engage with its present-day community. The trip aimed to immerse the group in the profound impact and devastation of the Shoah while providing opportunities to engage in […]

Anatomy and Physiology Students Engage in Hands-On Learning at Harvard Medical School’s MEDscience Program

Gann’s Anatomy and Physiology students had the opportunity to visit Harvard Medical School to participate in their MEDscience program, which offers an interactive, hands-on medical science experience for high schoolers. Led by medical students and residents in a case study and skill simulation, students diagnosed a patient simulator, representing a 75-year-old woman. The students focused […]

Gann Welcomes Newton Public School Students Amid Teachers’ Strike

The Gann community extended an invitation to Jewish 8th, 9th, and 10th grade public school students to spend time at Gann during the school closures caused by the Newton Public School Teachers’ Strike. Over the course of three days, the students sat in on Gann classes, enjoyed lunch in the dining hall, and spent time […]

Gann Celebrates Tu B’Shevat 

On Thursday, January 25 we celebrated Tu B’Shevat, the Jewish New Year of the Trees. We embraced a spirit of renewal and took time to appreciate our connection to the natural world and the land of Israel. Throughout the festivities, we extended our gratitude to the trees, nature, and the world around us by engaging […]

11th Graders Kick Off Their College Journeys 

During our Intersession days, our 11th graders began working with their college counselors during their annual college kickoff program. Their journey began with an informative introduction to Gann’s college counseling resources; students met with their respective counselors, heard a presentation from an admissions counselor from Syracuse University, learned new vocabulary, dispelled some myths about the […]

Gann’s 2024 Winter Arts Festival

The Gann community had an amazing time at the Winter Arts Festival. Beginning in the student art gallery located in the dining hall, students, parents, faculty, staff, and community members had the opportunity to appreciate the works of over 120 students from various studio and media arts classes. As the night continued, everyone gathered in […]

Gann Commemorates Martin Luther King Jr. Day

In honor of Martin Luther King Jr. Day, which falls on this coming Monday, January 15, the Gann community commemorated by exploring Dr. King’s legacy and its ties to Judaism with a school-wide program. Beginning in advisory, students analyzed two of Dr. King’s speeches that centered on the pivotal civil rights anthem, “We Shall Overcome.” […]

Exploring Israel: Insights and Perspectives from Gann’s Israel Symposium

During this week’s Limmud block, our students and faculty had their choice of educational sessions as part of an Israel symposium organized by our Jewish Education Department. The symposium featured simultaneous sessions, each led by experts in their respective fields and organizations. Students and faculty had the option to select their preferred session, engaging with […]

Gann’s Chanukah Celebrations: Spreading Light and Joy Across the Community

This past week served as a powerful reminder of the significance of light during the Chanukah season. The Gann community embraced daily opportunities to shine, whether it was lighting up the dance floor at our 9th and 10th grade Chanukah hop, participating in our school-wide community candle lighting each afternoon, or connecting with friends and […]