Help Students Find Passion
Academics / Activities / Middle School / Upper School

Help Students Find Passion

For some, it started during play time: setting up a class of stuffed animals, building cities of legos, or crafting the perfect pretend pie.  For others, a teacher or professor piqued an interest, or a personal experience meant choosing an alternate path.  We find our passions in different ways at different times, but it is the finding … Continue reading

Entrepreneurship: A Must for K-12 Education
Academics / Activities / Lower School / Middle School / Upper School

Entrepreneurship: A Must for K-12 Education

Entrepreneurship is all the rage.  Over the last ten years, colleges and universities have been adding entrepreneur classes and programs for both graduate and undergraduate students at warp speed– and now, entrepreneur centers and departments are a staple of higher education programs.  And it’s not limited to academia: businesses offer entrepreneurship workshops and trainings, books … Continue reading

Holiday Greetings from Grandview!
Activities / Arts / Community / Lower School / Middle School / Upper School

Holiday Greetings from Grandview!

The weather may be warm, but that does not stop us from getting into the holiday spirit here at Grandview! The month of December has been filled with celebrations and preparations for the holiday season.  Here is a glimpse of the holiday fun at GPS: Our upper school students kicked off the holiday season with … Continue reading

Grandview Packs 130 Care Packages for Overseas Troops
Activities / Community / Lower School / Middle School / Upper School

Grandview Packs 130 Care Packages for Overseas Troops

Grandview students of all ages worked together to pack 130 care packages today to send to servicemen and servicewomen stationed overseas this holiday season. In the third consecutive year working with Forgotten Soldiers Outreach, the school collected more than enough items to fill all 130 boxes, plus another 130 “Troop It Forward” boxes. The collection began … Continue reading

Celebration of Life Brings Smiles to All!
Activities / Community / Upper School

Celebration of Life Brings Smiles to All!

Each year, our upper school hosts a holiday party for children in the special needs program at a nearby elementary school.  It is the only field trip these students and their teachers have during the school year, as transportation costs are quite high.  The Grandview Preparatory School community generously sponsors their transportation, activities, and even … 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