Student Spotlight - Grauer Student Achieves Eagle Scout Rank
Congratulations to Grauer senior Bennett P. '19 on being award the rank of Eagle Scout at a special Court of Honor ceremony on Sunday, March 10! This achievement capped his 7 years in Boy Scouts Troop #2000 that has paralleled his time at Grauer. His trail to earning the Eagle rank included taking on several troop leadership positions of increasing responsibility, helping organize and run his Troop’s Haunted Hotel event in Olivenhain, earning many merit badges, and learning skills to be an outdoorsman. Bennett completed a special service project to finalize his Eagle Scout requirements, which included planning, fundraising for, and leading the construction to build a set of playground blocks for the preschool of the Saints Constantine and Helen Greek Orthodox Church that sponsors his troop.
Grauer Schools students are spread all over the world this week on expedition and Dr. Grauer, staying home this round to mind the shop, revisits this phenomenal student journey to Israel, exactly 11 years ago, more relevant today than ever.
Dr. Grauer reflects on this week's college-admissions scandal and the controls we place on their children’s education. Read about how zebras, brain injury rehab, anxiety, Trevor Olson, and Greta Sundberg (a 15-year-old from Stockholm) all play into a jarring wake-up call.
On Thursday, March 7, the Girl Rising Club hosted a Cafe Night in collaboration with Visual and Performing Arts Department to raise money for Daraja Academy, an all girls boarding school in Kenya.
On Friday, March 8, the Pre-Calculus class presented their annual Carnival Games during lunchtime, where Grauer students and teachers could play some fun games of chance for a quarter. It's an exciting way to end their Probability and Statistics unit!
On Thursday, March 7, Tori Faxon's 7th Grade Global Insights class played a fun Geography game after learning about the physical and political geography of Asia. The students lined up in 2 lines and took turns competing to name geographical locations on the globe.
Grauer's Film Studies class went on a field trip on Friday, March 8 to take a a tour of the student-run CHSTV television studio, where they were able to view broadcast equipment in action during a live broadcast.