GVP News

GVP Responds to Refugee Crisis in Ukraine

Thirteen years ago, the founders of  Global Village Project made a commitment to meeting the educational needs of refugee young women and preparing them for high school. Their vision stemmed...
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GVP Alumni Receive Scholarships for College

Global Village Project is placing the spotlight and sending a shoutout to all our alum who have received scholarships to go to college, whether they be Mr. Ricky Scholars, named...
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Honoring through Giving: Roya Memarzadeh Raises over $7,000 in Personal Fundraiser Campaign

Roya Memarzadeh said no to the idea of receiving flowers in memory of her mother, Parvin Shahidi. Instead, in order to honor her mother’s life and legacy personifying girls' education...
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Codes are Everywhere: Students Apply Coding to Multiple Subjects

“Codes are about much more than just coding.” For the past eight weeks, students have been participating in the Codes Learning Unit. The goal of this unit is to demonstrate...
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Alum Returns as a Teacher Assistant Intern

Mu Ku graduated from Global Village Project in 2017. This semester, she returned once more to our school during an internship as a teacher’s assistant. Mu Ku’s first moments at...
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Students Adopt a Growth Mindset through Art

Have you ever tried to create something that did not turn out the way you wanted? Were you disappointed in yourself? Did you learn from your mistakes and try again?...
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Welcome Hope Covington as New School Counselor

“To sit in my position as a therapist is an honor. I feel honored to be a counselor and watch people’s small changes over time, which ultimately change their lives.”...
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Where We Belong: Essential to Educational Equity, School Conditions that Foster Belonging at GVP

“We see it daily in the growth of our students: the timid girls who started school in August with limited vocabularies have butterflied into empowered, expressive students with lots of...
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Coding in Music: Elise Witt Teaches How Codes Can Help Make Music

“It’s important to know that it is not necessary for a musician to be able to read music to make  music,” says Ms. Elise, Artist-in-Residence. “Many musicians learn and create...
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Finding the Right Fit: Johna Meldau Becomes Newcomer Teacher

It’s a role that kind of found me rather than me finding the role.” In December 2021, Johna Meldau joined the GVP team as Newcomer Teacher to work with the...