Imagine a school where students are excited about and inspired to learn. A school where students become experienced and effective communicators across disciplines in a variety of situations. A school where students ask tough questions and find the answers with guidance from their peers and teachers. Imagine a school where students learn about the interdependence of the social and natural world through study of ecology, humanity and history. A school where students learn the ways of society, both local and global, through occupations, micro-economics and entrepreneurial opportunities. Imagine a school where students develop ethical integrity based on experience, knowledge and reflection and express their humanity through creative means. Imagine a school where a student can graduate with an International Baccalaureate Diploma if they choose or take up to 6 IB exams for a certificate in a particular subject area, enter college or another post secondary institution and be successful!
Great River School is place to learn to take risks, experience the world and develop a personal identity including leadership skills with a vision and purpose of one’s role in society. It is a place to develop enthusiasm and energy for adventure learning and maintaining physical well-being. It is a place to make friends for life. We hope you will experience Great River School.
What do parents or guardians say about GRS?
“GRS provides a place where both my kids are individually acknowledged and accepted for who they are. They know they matter and are a part of the school and are not lost in the crowd in any way.”
“A few reasons why GRS is good for our kids: