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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Alum Returns as Teaching Assistant

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“I still feel that when I first started my job here, I was like, ‘wow, I’m back in that room when I started my life. This is the very first step here. And it brings back so much memory, so much emotion too,” said Ehsoe. That feeling of things being different is what Ehsoe Moo,…

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Alumni Come Back to School

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Three GVP alumni visited the school this month to record videos for the upcoming Tribute to Education Gala, which takes place on April 23. The alumni: Rita Sui Par, Khatera (Khaty) Bharati, Sufia Salim and Tirhas Tewolde talked about their lives before, at and beyond GVP. They told stories of their educational journeys from their…

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Celebrating a New School Bus


We have a new school bus! On a cold, windy day this month, students and staff interrupted their daily schedule to celebrate the arrival of Global Village Project’s new school bus. The bus, a 44 seater vehicle, was the result of a grant from the Ruth S. Coleman Fund at the Community Foundation of Atlanta,…

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Volunteers and Staff Mix Things Up

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This month, GVP hosted a mixer for staff and volunteers. Volunteer mixers are opportunities for staff and volunteers to meet and get to know each other more informally. It’s also an opportunity for staff to thank volunteers for all the work they do to support the school and share stories of their motivations to serve…

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