Guest Post: New Year’s Resolutions
Academics / Faculty

Guest Post: New Year’s Resolutions

The following is a guest post from Aileen Palmer, Director of Professional Development and Educational Research at Grandview Preparatory School.  See her original post and follow her blog, Teach With Pride, by clicking here. January 17th is the most common date to give up on your resolutions, it is the official Ditch New Year’s Resolutions Day.  In an attempt … 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

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

Color Wars
Activities / Faculty / Lower School / Middle School / Upper School

Color Wars

For many Grandivew students, the highlight of the first days of school is our annual Color Wars competition– a friendly, team-building competition between our four houses.  Haven’t heard about our House System?  Learn more about it here. This year’s Color Wars winner was the Orange House, but all houses had a blast working together to … Continue reading