New Bus, New Changes

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The arrival of a new bus at GVP, which went into operation at the start of this school year, has had an immense impact on everyone at our school. The new bus, a 44-seater vehicle, has facilitated the transportation of students between home and school. The bus program, which formerly included two 14-seater buses, only…

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Backpacks for Back to School


Staff of Insight Global, a Dunwoody-based staffing company and GVP supporter visited GVP on August 9th to deliver and distribute backpacks to GVP students. The students, who were only on their third day of school, met guests and their gifts with lots of excitement as they chose from a pile of backpacks that contained school…

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Students Attend STEAM Summer Camp 2023

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At summer camp, we are all teachers and we are all students.  This June, at Milam park in Clarkston, 20-plus students gathered under the big pavilion in the sun, rain, and heat. The theme for this year’s camp week was “Around the World.” Aided by bilingual texts, we learned about art in Arabic, sports in…

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Restoring Hope, Making Home

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My story is the story of many refugees around the world. I never chose to flee my country. I had a dream, but I could not fulfill it. Many refugees have been in the same situation. Families have been obliged to flee and to leave everything behind without knowing where they are going. Families don’t…

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Form Three Graduates: Celebrating GVP’s Class of 2023

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Heels clanked on the hardwood floor. Little siblings skipped to their seats. Parents held bouquets of daffodils and tulips. Saffron rice, salad, desserts, and more were gently placed on long, rectangle tables. As guests made their entrances, there were smiles and excited eyes to witness an important milestone for GVP girls. Our school hosted the…

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Students Find Their Voices

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On Friday, May 12, our school community gathered to watch “GVP Performs: World Tales”, a live stage play written by students through the Playmaking for Girls program. Behind the Scenes On the Stage GVP is grateful to Georgia Council for the Arts for their generous support of our STEAM programming.

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Form Three Students Prepare for High School Algebra

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Did you know that the recommended slope of a wheelchair ramp is 1/12?  Ask any Form Three student, and she will tell you this means! If a ramp rises one foot from the lowest to the highest point, the length it covers should be at least 12 feet. Slope has been a part of their…

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Students Take a Field Trip to Wahsega

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Each year, GVP students and staff take an overnight trip to either the beach or mountains to learn about ecology and grow as a community. This year, 32 students trekked to the Wahsega 4-H center in Dahlonega, Georgia. Amidst the rain and mud, they took classes on reptiles and amphibians, insects, and benthic stream invertebrates.…

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Learning Blossoms in Spring

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A poetic description of a typical GVP school day It is April: a season of cool mornings, warm afternoons, and a sudden expansion of life. This spring, we embrace a season of growth and new possibilities. It is morning: Sitting in a circle, among students and staff, we all close our eyes and center ourselves.…

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