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