Spirit Week continued last Wednesday through Friday, November 1-3, with the following activities scheduled for each day:
- Wednesday was "Western Day", everyone wore plaid shirts, cowboy hats, and boots to represent their classes. The lunchtime game was Wheelbarrow Races.
- Thursday was "Grease/Greece Day", where some students wore clothing like those worn in the movie "Grease", some students wore togas from the country of Greece. The lunchtime activity was an Egg Run.
- Friday was a very colorful day on the Grauer campus because everyone was dressed in Class Colors. The lunchtime activity was a series of Dodgeball games between different grades and the faculty.
Congratulations to everyone who participated in Spirit Week, and thanks to the ASB for coordinating all of the fun activities for our students and faculty! The final results of the Spirit Week competition are listed below:
- 1st Place: 11th Grade
- 2nd Place: Tie between 12th Grade and Faculty
- 3rd Place: 9th Grade
- 4th Place: Tie between 10th and 7th Grades
- 5th Place: 8th Grade
Enjoy this slideshow of Spirit Week fun!!
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.