From Clayton Trosclair, Grauer Development and Event Coordinator:
Thanks to everyone who attended Casino Night on Saturday, March 10. Approximately 70 people turned out, from fiercely competitive poker players to beginners who got tips and instructions on blackjack, craps and roulette.
Our 6th Annual Poker Tournament took place as part of the event, with Rich Mottla outmaneuvering other parents and faculty members to claim the title of poker champion for the second year in a row. Mike Matthews earned 2nd place while Kristi Mottla took 3rd place.
Thanks to our guests for bringing a bottle of wine. The bottles will be auctioned off at our Spring Gala on May 5.
The Grauer School would like to extend a special thank you to Grauer parents Carolynn and Joseph Yates and Casino Del Sol Entertainment for providing all of the gaming tables and supplies and arranging for the 7 friendly and professional dealers. We also appreciate the help of Molly Scofield, Michelle Bourgeot, Erin Hawk and Sheila Wirick in contributing to a fun and successful event.
Here are some photos showing all the fun activities at the Casino Night event!
Congratulations to all of the students who were just cast in the Theatre Arts Department's production of the play Alice in Wonderland, Through the Looking Glass, based on the classic novel by Lewis Carroll. The play will be presented on January 31 through February 2, 2019.
Congratulations to John Joseph H. '23 for having a TEDx talk on the official TEDx Youtube channel! John Joseph created his video talk "If we can do it, you can do it" in May 2017.
10th Grade Chemistry students visited General Atomics last week, where the students combined their newfound knowledge of nuclear chemistry, stability, and change with discussions on how nations currently generate electricity.
7th Grade Life Science students have started to explore the world of cells in class, learning about the connections between cells, tissues, organs and systems.
Thanks to everyone who attended the Back-to-School Luau on Thursday, September 13, and helped make this event a great success!
Ninth grade students were matriculated and officially welcomed to high school at The Grauer School in a special ceremony at the weekly assembly on Tuesday, September 11.
Congratulations to Grauer Senior Rhian B. '19 for being featured in an article "Unsung hero no more: Encinitas student writes a song about civil rights protester" in the September 11, 2018 edition of the San Diego Union Tribune newspaper.
7th grade English students collaborated with their classmates in small groups to identify a problem in their local or global community and brainstormed an invention or new way of doing things that could help to solve or alleviate that problem.
Grauer 11th graders welcomed a panel of immigrants to supplement their U.S. History unit on industrialization and immigration. The firsthand accounts provided insight into the realities of immigration including the challenges faced and the social and economic benefits.
On Saturday, September 8, members from Grauer's Shockwave High School Robotics team went to the Air & Space Museum in Balboa Park to participate in the kickoff of this year's First Tech Challenge (FTC) competition, along with all of the other FTC teams in San Diego.