PROSPECTIVE STUDENT EXPERIENCES

In lieu of shadow days, we are offering unique opportunities to get to know current students and ask questions about what it's like to be a Garrison Girl. Virtual student experiences are open to applicants only. See below for both class specific and divisional opportunities.

 

Get to Know the Class Events

For those applying to a grade that is not Kindergarten, 6th, or 9th please reach out if you are interested in participating in a "Get to Know the Class" event. 

Get to Know the Class of 2034

Join a Garrison Forest Kindergarten teacher for a seasonal story time and activity. This experience is only available to applicants to Kindergarten, and space is limited. Register through your Ravenna account

  • Saturday, December 5 at 10:00 a.m. EST
  • Saturday, January 16 at 10:00 a.m. EST

Get to Know the Class of 2028

Get to know our current students during a fun Kahoot trivia game led by Middle School Dean of Students and 6th Grade Geography teacher Lauren Anderson! This is an opportunity to connect with current fifth graders and is offered in lieu of a shadow day. This experience is only available to applicants to 6th grade, and space is limited. Register through your Ravenna account

  • Saturday, November 14th at 10:00 a.m. EST
  • Wednesday, December 16th at 1:00 p.m. EST
  • Thursday, January 14th at 6:00 p.m. EST

Get to Know the Class of 2025

Get to know our current students and your prospective classmates! This is an opportunity to connect with current eighth graders and is offered in lieu of a shadow day. This experience is only available to applicants to 9th grade, and space is limited. Register through your Ravenna account

  • Thursday, January 7 at 4:30 p.m. EST
  • Tuesday, January 12 at 4:30 p.m. EST
  • Wednesday, January 20 at 4:30 p.m. EST

Garrison Girl Student Panels

For applicants to grades 9-12

Join a group of our Upper School students for an engaging conversation about life as a Garrison Girl! Get to know some of our student leaders and hear about all aspects of campus life, including athletics, arts, and academics. Bring some questions along and plan to be on-screen during this lively and informal discussion. Space is limited to allow prospective students to truly engage with our panelists. While parents are welcome to attend, this event is geared towards applicants for grades 9-12. Register through your Ravenna account

  • October 27 at 1:00 p.m. EST
  • November 11 at 4:30 p.m. EST
  • November 19 at 4:30 p.m. EST
  • December 2 at 7:00 p.m. EST
  • December 3 at 1:00 p.m. EST

 

 

Schedule a campus tour!

We invite you to join us for an in-person tour of campus and our facilities in the afternoon from January 4-8 and the upcoming Saturdays in January. Open to applicants only and registration is required. You can register for your personalized tour in your Ravenna account. Masks are required while on campus and a COVID visitor protocol will be sent in advance. A limit of 5 people per family will be allowed at a time and tours will last 30 minutes. Please reach out to the Admission Office if you have any questions (admission@gfs.org/410-559-3111). 

If you are unable to make it to campus, families are also welcome to schedule a personalized GFS Campus zoom tour! Tours are Tuesdays, Wednesday, and Thursdays at 12:00 p.m. and 3:00 p.m. If you do not see a time that fits your family's schedule please give the Admission Office a call. 

Register through your Ravenna account