Grauer Student Fencer Wins Silver and Gold Medal
Congratulations to Jaden C. '22 for competing at the Fortune Fencing Regional Open Circuit/Regional Junior Cadet Circuit in Anaheim. For the Junior Men's event on the first day, Jaden made it through the pool rounds and direct eliminations to the Final Gold medal bout, taking the Silver with a 10-15 score. For the Division 1A event on the second day, he made it to the Final Gold medal bout against his international Cadet World Cup Coach, Michael Costin of Avant Garde Fencers Club. Jaden ultimately came back from an 11-14 deficit to achieve the Gold Medal defeating score of 15-14 against Mr. Costin. Jaden plans to spend most of his summer training and competing, and also volunteering as a Junior Youth Sabre Coach at South Bay Fencing Academy in Torrance.
What is the best way to deal with procrastinating students? Dr. Grauer discusses the best techniques to handle chronic procrastinators, aka "Master Procrastinators", in this week's column.
From Jessi Brown, Government Teacher: The annual Advocacy and Activism Fair showcased projects presented by 12th Grade students in Government class. The advocacy and activism project is an assignment where the students take the initiative to learn about and act on a major world problem they care about.
At the beginning of the school year, 11th and 12th Grade students can volunteer to be mentors to a middle school student. Grauer's mentoring program provides opportunities for peer role modeling from the older students and friendship for the younger students.
The Visual & Performing Arts Department presented their High School Theatre & Visual Arts Café Night on November 18. The Theatre performances featured dramatic scenes and monologues from plays, films, and television shows. Visual Arts projects were displayed in the Art Room during the event.
Most high school seniors experience “senioritis” as they navigate the pressures of finishing high school and the uncertainty about their future. This week, Dr. Grauer discusses his own feelings of “senioritis” and how he manages it.
The Grauer High School ASB held a Food Drive for The San Diego Food Bank. They collected an impressive total of 349 pounds of donated food, which provides approximately 235 meals to the Food Bank!