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A Circle of Women

People often ask me about why GVP is exclusively for girls or, alternatively, whether we intend to do something similar for boys. This topic is almost certain to arise on...
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The Miracle That Is Each Moment

I have seen several posts online recently about how March feels like the “never-ending” month. Today, March has finally come to an end, and we begin the month of April,...
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Reimagining Adversity in Community

My husband and I were talking on Saturday morning about the books we’ve been reading during this time. It has been really important for us to turn off and tune...
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Thank You, Teachers

I’ve been thinking a lot about learning today. I happen to be a person who loves learning new things. I always loved school—no doubt why I find myself leading one—and...
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Shine On

Yesterday and the day before were rainy and bleak around Atlanta. Somehow the darkness of the days made the stress of isolation and social distancing harder for me, and I...
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A Time to Dream: Welcome to Dr. Amy’s Blog

For at least four years now, I have thought about starting a Head of School blog. When we updated our website last year, I thought I might finally get around...
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What does Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion look like in practice?

Diversity, equity, and inclusion (DEI) are powerful tools to use to think through how we each move through the world. How do we treat each other with compassion and respect...
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“Your Dance Card”: Updates in GVP’s Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Journey

Your Dance Card Inclusion is when everyone is asked to dance... Equity is when no one gets a special invitation. Diversity is when everyone is invited to the dance. -...