Students raise over $12,500 for classmate battling cancer
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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

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

Contest: The First Students in Space
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Contest: The First Students in Space

Over the summer, we announced that Grandview will have access to ARKYD, a technologically advanced space telescope that orbits around Earth and is designed to take high-resolution photos of objects in space. As a sponsored school (donated by Board of Trustees member Karen Swartz in memory of her late brother, astrophysicist Dr. Thomas Metcalf), Grandview students will … Continue reading

Too School for Cool- The top 3 things that Everybody who is Anybody needs to know about Anything
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Too School for Cool- The top 3 things that Everybody who is Anybody needs to know about Anything

Originally posted on It's All About the View:
Everybody has been a nobody at one time or another.  This is universally true. Unless you live in NYC or LA –in which case, since your city can get by simply on its initials, you are already an ‘anybody’ (bypassing the ‘nobody’ stage altogether). For the…

Holiday Greetings from Grandview!
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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

First Grade Teacher Mrs. Hayden Recognized as “Unsung Hero”
Community / Faculty / Lower School

First Grade Teacher Mrs. Hayden Recognized as “Unsung Hero”

Every Saturday (and sometimes even more often), first grade teacher Mrs. Kathleen Hayden dedicates her time to Horses Healing Hearts, a non-profit in Wellington that helps children of alcoholics and others with substance abuse issues through experiential learning with horses. Read about her experiences with Horses Healing Hearts here, or check out an image of … Continue reading

Grandview Packs 130 Care Packages for Overseas Troops
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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