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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Alums Gather for Winter Mixer

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Over the holidays, alums gathered in Clarkston at Amani Women Center for an evening of fun and dream building into the new year. A graduate of GVP’s very first year, some recent grads, and alums from every year in between were there to share their stories and add a hope or dream for 2023. Surrounded…

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GVP Visits Zoo Atlanta

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It was a beautiful day as the GVP buses filed into the Atlanta Zoo parking lot. The students fluttered out to find their groups and prepare to see all the animals hidden inside. Once inside, there was so much excitement over what they would see. They wanted to take pictures of the animals’ every move…

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Inside Migrations Learning Unit

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The Migrations Unit, one of GVP’s integrated units of study, is now fully underway. Across all forms, students are studying varying aspects of migrations. In this unit, students examine human migration and animal migration as adaptations to changing ecosystems. They study push/pull factors as reasons living things migrate. Some students will study animals such as…

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The High Museum Comes to GVP

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The High Museum of Art came to GVP this month. As part of a long-term partnership between the two institutions, visiting artist Tanya Aguiñiga came to teach an art class to GVP Students.All three forms gathered in the Form One classroom for this class. Miss Tanya is an artist who grew up on the US/Mexico…

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Form Three Explores Native American Culture

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The loud, deep pounding of the drums and deep rhythmic chanting from the drum circle welcomed us as we entered the Native American Festival and Pow Wow. As the drums played, dancers wearing traditional clothing, adorned with colorful beads and feathers, moved in motion to the beat of the drums. During the Eagle Dance, one…

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