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Harvest Dinner Weekend November 6, 7 and 8 2015!
Plan now to attend! Events include a traditional home-cooked turkey dinner with all the trimmings on Friday evening. The Christmas Bazaar will be open on Friday and Saturday, providing a great opportunity to shop for unique Christmas gifts for everyone on your list. There are gifts, crafts, and food galore! Admission is free. The weekend also includes a pancake breakfast on Saturday morning, followed by the Harvest 5K Run. Click Here to reserve a bazaar booth or sign up for the 5k run. Harvest Dinner tickets can be purchased from a GFA elementary student or by calling or emailing the office.

Alumni Weekend November 6-8
All alumni are invited to participate in this exciting weekend: Harvest Dinner, Christmas Bazaar, Alumni Block Parties, and Sunday Service at Greenleaf Friends Church. More information will be posted as it becomes available. Contact: Ellen Morse, Advancement Director.

GFA Experiences Growth
Faculty, staff, and returning students welcomed several new families to the GFA School Family this fall! Students are settling into their classes, making new friends, and getting involved in many activities.

STEM-based Program at GFA.
The high school science department is in the beginning stages of implementing a STEM (science, technology, engineering, math) based program at GFA. STEM is a curriculum based on the idea of educating students in four specific disciplines – science, technology, engineering and mathematics – in an interdisciplinary and applied approach. Rather than teach the four disciplines as separate and discrete subjects, STEM integrates them into a cohesive learning paradigm based on real world application. Though the United States has historically been a leader in these fields, fewer students have been focusing on these topics recently. Stephen Craft, high school science teacher, has STEM teaching experience and expertise to bring GFA into a STEM focused program. Click Here to Donate

The Boise Depot is a beautiful historic Spanish-style structure placed on top of the bench with a beautiful view of Idaho’s capital city. Designed by New York architects, the building opened in 1925 to elaborate fanfare. The Great Hall is a beautiful space to spend an elegant evening together in support of Greenleaf Friends Academy. The “Joy of Giving” Christmas Gala is scheduled for Sunday, December 13th at 7:00 pm. Come early for tours up to the Clock Tower where you will enjoy a 360 degree view of the City of Boise at night. Decorated for the Christmas season this will be an evening to remember. Mark your calendars now! Click Here for more information.

Save the Date:
Friday, October 9:

Thursday, October 22:
Middle/High School Fall Music Concert
7:00 pm
Greenleaf Friends Church

Friday, November 6:
Harvest Dinner
Christmas Bazaar
Alumni Weekend

Saturday, November 7:
Christmas Bazaar
5K Harvest Run
Pancake Breakfast
Alumni Weekend – Block Parties

Sunday, November 8:
Alumni Weekend - Sunday at Greenleaf Friends Church

Monday, December 7:
K-12 Christmas Music Concert
7pm at Jewett Auditorium, The College of Idaho

Sunday, December 13:
Christmas Gala
Boise Train Depot

Friday and Saturday, March 11 and 12:
Quaker Village Auction