Students to Test Shark-X Invention at Sandoway House Nature Center
Academics / Community / Middle School / Upper School

Students to Test Shark-X Invention at Sandoway House Nature Center

Rising Ninth Graders Created Arm Band Magnets to Repel Cartilaginous Fish Including Sharks and Stingrays Four Grandview Preparatory School students inspired by a class curriculum focused on magnets and magnetism last year during their 8th grade Introduction to Physical Science class will test their hypotheses and findings this weekend at the Sandoway House Nature Center. … Continue reading

One Size Fits None: Why Educational Standardization Doesn’t Fit and What We Should Do About It
Academics / Faculty

One Size Fits None: Why Educational Standardization Doesn’t Fit and What We Should Do About It

Originally posted on It's All About the View:
Trends, by definition, come and go.  While the world of fashion revolves around this premise, the world of education needs a different foundation.  For the last several decades, the valid push for accountability in schools has led to an unintentional disaster regarding student learning outcomes.  Beginning…

Beyond the Moon in Education: ‘…not because it is easy, but because it is hard’
Academics / Faculty / Lower School / Middle School / Upper School

Beyond the Moon in Education: ‘…not because it is easy, but because it is hard’

Originally posted on It's All About the View:
It has been nearly 45 years since we first landed on the moon on July 20, 1969.  Say what you want about the 1960’s, but the one thing the decade most certainly got right was its ability to encourage children to dream big. Somewhere between JFK’s…

Students raise over $12,500 for classmate battling cancer
Activities / Community / Donors

Students raise over $12,500 for classmate battling cancer

Fourth grader Randall Grenadier became the face of courage for students at Grandview this spring.  Randall is fighting a rare form of kidney cancer called Wilms Tumor for the second time– a fight which involves rounds of chemotherapy, several weeks missed with her friends at school, and of course, a huge time and financial commitment … Continue reading

Grandview Students Become Published Authors
Academics / Lower School / Middle School

Grandview Students Become Published Authors

A visit from teen author Alex Watson spurred a writing craze at Grandview. Alex is the author of Tsunami: A Novel and the creator of the Let’s Write Together movement. Through his website (www.letswritetogether.com) and appearances, Alex hopes to inspire families to write together as a way to foster relationships and hone the skill of writing. During … Continue reading

Students Organize Event to Honor, Encourage, and Raise Money for Classmate Fighting Cancer
Activities / Community

Students Organize Event to Honor, Encourage, and Raise Money for Classmate Fighting Cancer

Fourth grade student Randall is battling cancer for the second time. She suffers from Wilms Tumor, a rare form of cancer of the kidneys, and has been undergoing chemotherapy treatments. After missing many school days with her friends, Randall is slowly returning to class between treatments as she is able. The Grandview community is organizing an event in honor of … Continue reading

#SpaceSelfie Contest Winners Announced
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#SpaceSelfie Contest Winners Announced

  Congratulations to the winners of our #SpaceSelfie Contest! These lucky students will be the first to participate in the ARKYD Space Beta Selfies.  Check out our other finalists: The Beta Selfie will be the first trial of the ARKYD selfie cam, which will eventually take amazing pictures of Grandview students in space! Currently, Planetary Resources … Continue reading