Single-Sex Education: The Pros and Cons

There is a lot of controversy surrounding single-sex education. However, the benefits of receiving an education amongst peers of your own gender are well documented. Leonard Sax, a leader in the promotion of single-sex education, has consistently enforced the idea that teachers can be more effective when working with a single gender as there are… Read more »

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John Grago Named New CEO of Greenbrier Academy

It’s an exciting time at Greenbrier Academy, as we welcome new CEO, John Grago! Mr. Grago has been with Greenbrier six years, serving as a Counselor, a Director, and Head of Admissions. Not only that, but he has also intimately worked with Greenbrier’s founding members at other programs in the country for more than a… Read more »

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About the Quantum Learning Model at Greenbrier Academy for Girls

If you were to ask our students who have been in the classroom for a semester what is Quantum, they would tell you it is the strategies used by the teachers to instruct the students at GBA. QL addresses environment, atmosphere, technique, and delivery of curriculum in the classroom and is based on experiential learning…. Read more »

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Social Network Issues

It’s a tough world today for many of the teenagers who are trying to figure out their social lives. Adults, even parents who feel they know their children well, are usually shocked to find out how children can be affected by their perception of their interpersonal relationships. When it comes to the Internet and social… Read more »

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Relationships with Others and Your Identity

  The phrase “You are not alone” rings true at Greenbrier Academy. Many people are on a path to self discovery and feel that it is something that they have to do on their own, that soul searching is something that has to be done on their own time. This simply isn’t true! You have… Read more »

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The Rewards and Benefits of Volunteerism

  A great school life involves more than just academics, as important as that is; learning social skills is also key to living a great life. Teaching children about the rewards of volunteering, doing something for someone else unselfishly, adds quality to the human beings they are and will become. By volunteering, students also learn… Read more »

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The Importance of Developing Strong Relationships in Therapy

Let’s take a moment to talk about relationships. The quality of our relationships to our environment, others, and ourselves tells us so much about our emotional health and well-being. Developing positive, quality relationships allows us to live out our identity with flourishing confidence in who it is that we are. Daily positive connections with all… Read more »

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Greenbrier Academy Puts on a Drumming Delight

On Sunday, February 11th, fifteen young women from Greenbrier Academy for Girls put on an awe-inspiring drumming show set before a packed house at the Hulett C. Smith Theater in Tamarack. The show featured traditional African drumming, led by drumming coordinator Laura Bondurant, who told the Register-Herald that drumming has become an integral part of… Read more »

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