Welcome Back: Outdoor Chapel and Campfire!
Families are invited to attend weekly Outdoor Chapels (Kindergarten through Grade 5) and monthly school-wide Campfires.Read More
Warm and Fuzzy Week: February 14-18
The week of February 14-18 will be our first annual “Warm and Fuzzy Week!”Read More
Introducing #GraceFacultyFriday where every week we’ll shine a spotlight on one of our amazing faculty or staff members on social media!Read More
PTO Book Fair: Saturday, February 19
Support Grace by shopping at Politics and Prose book store on Saturday, February 19.Read More
MLK, Jr. Donation Drive through January 18
The PTO has chosen the Kind Works’ Afghan refugee resettlement program as the beneficiary for a donation drive in honor of MLK, Jr.Read More
Visit geds.org/community/happy-holidays-2021/ to view our holiday video, recording of Christmas Chapel, letter from the Head of School, and more!Read More
Holiday “Cups of Cheer”
To give back in this season of gratitude, Kindergarten through Grade 5 students assembled 160 “Cups of Cheer” for the elderly in Montgomery County. Working with Small Things Matter, students wrote cards and filled mugs with tea, coffee and cocoa packets to help warm hearts and hands. Read more about Small Things Matter, https://smallthingsmatter.org/.Read More
Student Council Donation Drive
The Grace Student Council held a donation drive for Shepherd’s Table the week leading up to Thanksgiving. Preschool through Grade 5 students brought bags of coffee, sugar, broth, quinoa, lentils, canned coconut milk, and lots more to support their neighbors and the mission to “improve quality of life, create a pathway towards self-sufficiency, and inspire hope for the most vulnerable experiencing food insecurity, homelessness, and poverty.” To read more about Shepherd’s Table, https://www.shepherdstable.org/.Read More
Program Spotlight: Project Based Learning and Project Zero
At last week’s information session, Jessica Boritz and Christine Comas shared about the ways in which Project Based Learning (PBL) and Project Zero Thinking Routines are being used in Grace classrooms to deepen our students’ learning. If you were unable to join us, you can watch a recording of their presentation here.
Gryphons Get Vaccinated!
On Saturday, November 6, just days after the final CDC vote, Grace offered a community-wide vaccine clinic for children ages 5-11. Thanks to everyone who passed the word, 140 children received their first dose! There were few anxious souls but by and large the children were upbeat and energized. And, parents were incredibly grateful. Special thanks goes to our Safeway friends on the west coast who made sure we had the vaccine in time and to our local Pharmacy Staff who were incredibly supportive throughout the process and gentle as they worked with the children.Read More