The High School Drama Department presented their Theatre Café Night of performances last Thursday, November 2. The event featured dramatic scenes and monologues from plays, films, and musicals. Click here to view the program with a complete list of student performers. Theatre Arts Direction was provided by Erin Langen, and accompaniment was provided by pianist J.D. Dumas.
From Erin Langen: "Thank you to this wonderful cast for their dedication to this department and their craft. Special Gratitude to Isaac Langen and Tom Hopper for their emotional and technical support; to Johnny King and his student artists for their art display; to Peggy Gardner for her artistry and patience with our programs; to Tracy Ahrens for her amazing support and assistance, to Simon Checa for his construction of our door; and to this entire amazing Grauer community for their support and kindness towards the Arts!"
Enjoy this slideshow of 15 photos from the Theatre Café Night event!
The Grauer School observed the UNESCO (United Nations Educational, Scientific, and Cultural Organization) International Day of Tolerance on Tuesday, November 21. Students participated in special Tolerance Day workshops organized by Grauer students and faculty.
On Friday, November 17, the Middle School students participated in an afternoon of community service. Some students went to help the Community Resource Center sort donations for their Holiday Basket program, while other students stayed on campus and rotated through service stations.
In World History class, Grauer's 10th grade students have been learning about the Age of Enlightenment. For the culminating activity of the unit, students dressed as their philosopher and attended our "Enlightenment Salon," where they represented the attitudes and opinions of their influential figure.
We would like to extend our gratitude to all of you who took time out of your busy schedules to attend last week's Grandfriends Luncheon program on Friday, November 17. We enjoyed meeting so many wonderful grandparents, aunts, uncles, and family friends!
Congratulations to Grauer senior Grady L. '18 for signing a National Letter of Intent on November 8, to join the equestrian team at the University of South Carolina, an NCAA Division I school.
Last Wednesday, November 8, the entire Senior class went on a field trip to the courthouse in downtown San Diego to participate in the Justice 101 program. Students from The Grauer School and West Hills High School got the opportunity to have a candid discussion with a Superior Court judge about critical issues facing young adults today.
Congratulations to Mia B. '21 and all of the Grauer students and families who participated in the JDRF (Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation) One Walk on Saturday, November 11. Mia organized the Grauer team, and she explained the importance of Juvenile Diabetes research to all of the other Grauer students at the school's weekly assemblies.
On November 8-9, a team of 4 Grauer students participated in the High School Mathematical Contest in Modeling. This competition challenges high school teams worldwide to solve a problem of both mathematical and real-world interest, and submit their solution for evaluation by a panel of judges.
Congratulations to our High School student-athletes for finishing up an incredible season! Football, Girls Volleyball and Cross-Country all wrapped up with impressive results, fantastic commitment, and an overall level of success that The Grauer School's Athletic Department is very proud of!
Last week, 9th grade students in Health Class went head-to-head with one another as they competed in the 6th annual Grauer School Cook-Off! Preparing three different dishes and applying a unit's worth of knowledge to their food selection and preparation, the class served up a amazing show as they presented their dishes to a panel of Grauer judges.