THINK BIG, CHOOSE SMALL:  Why a small, independent school education matters in the modern world
Academics / Community

THINK BIG, CHOOSE SMALL: Why a small, independent school education matters in the modern world

By Jacqueline R. Westerfield, Head of School Educational choices have become increasingly complex. Gone are the days when families carried little stress about where to send their children to school, simply because the town had only ONE school option.  Yesteryear has passed, and along with it, the parental peace of mind that came from providing … Continue reading

Physics Students Construct Giant Slingshots
Academics / Faculty / Upper School

Physics Students Construct Giant Slingshots

This week, Mr. Sack’s Physics classes demonstrated projectile motion by constructing and testing slingshots.  For those of you who have long forgotten high school physics (haven’t gotten there yet), projectile motion is when an object is thrown near the earth’s surface, moving along a curved path under the singular force of gravity.  The slingshot is the … Continue reading

Science Night is a Blast!
Academics / Activities

Science Night is a Blast!

Grandview Association of Parents sponsored Grandview’s first Family Science Night on October 10 with interactive science activities, experiments, and demonstrations from the South Florida Science Center.  Our students and families held a giant millipede, participated in a subzero dry ice experiment, made an erupting volcano,  explored sound waves, and much more! A special thank you … Continue reading

Grandview Dancers Perform at Dolphins Game
Activities / Arts

Grandview Dancers Perform at Dolphins Game

Forty-one students from Grandview Dance Academy, ranging in ages from 7 to 18, performed alongside Grammy Award-winning artist Gloria Gaynor during the halftime show at the Miami Dolphins vs. Baltimore Ravens on Sunday, October 6. Gaynor performed her hit single, “I Will Survive,” to promote Breast Cancer Awareness Month with female students from select area … Continue reading

Grandview Begins Cloud9World Character Education Program
Academics / Activities / Lower School / Upper School

Grandview Begins Cloud9World Character Education Program

One of the many things that makes Grandview unique is the inclusion of character education in the curriculum.  Beginning in September, this portion of our curriculum will be more visible as we begin a partnership with Cloud9World, a character trait education program for elementary and pre-kindergarten students. The mission of Cloud9World, founded by an inspired … Continue reading