The Grauer School's "Class of 2018" graduated on June 8. Dr. Grauer's column features the text of his powerful keynote address from the school's 27th annual graduation ceremony.
In the field of secondary education, many so-called "school reformers" are actually bureaucrats who do not initiate real reform at all, in fact they prevent reform. School activists, or real reformers, tend to see education in pretty much the opposite way as do these self-proclaimed "reformers."
Congratulations to the Theatre Arts Department on their showcase of Feiffer's People on Thursday, May 31. The student directors and actors successfully produced all their hard work, and it was a great end to a very successful theatrical year!
The Grauer School, one of San Diego’s premier prep schools, was founded in 1991 by Dr. Stuart Grauer to give teens a voice. Our students have matriculated to the nation’s finest colleges and universities. Our campus and diverse programs accommodate approximately 150 students in grades seven through 12.
Students spend their days in a Socratic environment on our green, six-acre campus in Encinitas, California. We want our students to try classes for fun, make mistakes, follow a passion, and do things that they are drawn to, rather than plotting out a preordained or controlled path. We believe they will achieve more enduring outcomes and passions in this way, and develop values like personal motivation, freedom, and courage.
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70% Student body participation in team sports