GVP News


Welcome Unit Authors’ Tea 2022

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Insight Global Shares the Light

Staff of Insight Global visited GVP on October 27 to serve lunch to the students. Their visit was a response to GVP’s lunch program which welcomes individuals and groups on...
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Noisy Nature: Form Three Students Take An Annual Trip to Len Foote Hike Inn

Nature hikes are not quiet. There’s a lot of noise actually: the fall leaves and dusty rocks crunching underneath sneakers, the rumbling of water bottles and backpacks that move with...

Alumni Adventures

On a warm Saturday in October, 14 mentees and 10 mentors were welcomed at the beautiful Marietta estate of one of GVP's generous donors, Cheryl Davis & Kurt Kuehn. The...

An Educator and Entrepreneur: Fatima Salaam Joins GVP as Director of Development

By: Josephine Higgins Fatima Salaam always knew that she wanted to make a difference in the world. “I have always been passionate about women’s and girls’ rights, and that has...
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GVP Founder Suzie Jacobs Volunteers in Math Class

For 13 years, Suzie Jacobs has watched GVP grow and blossom. She is one of the school’s founders. Since 2009, she has contributed to the school’s development. Now, she continues...
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From Volunteer to Lead Math Teacher: Caroline Henry Starts a New Journey at GVP

On her first day of work, Caroline Henry realized she already had a special connection to GVP. Ms. Marjorie, Science Teacher, told Ms. Caroline that she used to be her...
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Fatima Salaam Becomes New Director of Development

We're excited to announce that Fatima Salaam has joined the GVP team as the Director of Development. Fatima Salaam is a leader with a unique background in education, sales, and...
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“Mathstravaganza” Puts Math Center Stage at GVP

Ms. Linda Smiley, GVP’s long time mathematics teacher, walks around in her new classroom. She moves classroom supplies intentionally, placing each item carefully where she wants it. Against the wall,...
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A Year in Review: 2021-2022 School Impact Report

During a year like no other, when staff and students had to relearn “how to do school” in-person with masks, distancing, limited classroom capacities and volunteers, GVP students persisted, worked...