The Therapeutic Beauty of the Arts

Artistic outlets provide us with ways to release inner inspiration and explore ourselves through an unspoken language of creativity. At Greenbrier Academy, we utilize all that the Arts have to offer our girls. Creating art through its various medias is a fun, recreational activity that boosts self-confidence, campus morale, enhances problem-solving skills and is truly… Read more »

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Making Ground on the Road to Self-Discovery

Beyond merely seeking academic excellence, Greenbrier Academy for Girls works hard on the girls’ development as a whole. One of the components we use to accomplish this is the activities we offered to students, both on and off campus. By participating in these activities, the girls are exposed to new activities, recapturing the natural exuberance… Read more »

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Therapeutic Boarding School: Is It Right For Your Family?

In recent years there has been a greater variety of therapy available to those in need, and more and more families are gratefully taking advantage of these opportunities to grow in a positive way. And not only are they taking advantage of the opportunities, they are talking to their friends and families about it. When… Read more »

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A Deep Connection to Greenbrier Academy for Girls

For new students entering Greenbrier Academy, the transition from the familiar to the new can often be filled with a kaleidoscope of emotion: excitement, anticipation, confusion, sadness or just a feeling of uncertainty. However, upon their sometimes tearful departure from Greenbrier, the deep, lasting connection that has been made is all too clear. A most… Read more »

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Announcing a New Headmaster!

Dr. Mark Dennison Kicks off a New Chapter at Greenbrier Academy! We are so excited that Dr. Mark Dennison has been appointed the new Headmaster of Greenbrier Academy. His credentials are astonishing, having earned a PhD in both Counseling and Clinical Psychology. Additionally, he has the wealth of experience in school leadership and administration in… Read more »

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The House That Built Me

Below is an essay written by a Greenbrier graduate for one of her college classes. She briefly tells her story about how her perspective changed and how the relationships at Greenbrier affected her and continue to influence her. It is the deepest compliment to the great work we do when a graduate can look back… Read more »

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Maddie’s Story

A note from Greenbrier Academy: While leaving home to attend Greenbrier Academy for Girls can be a bit scary at first, our girls often come to find that after months at Greenbrier, they have a wonderful second home and a huge “extended family” of supportive and caring friends. Many students come back to visit or… Read more »

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Greenbrier Academy Parent Offers Feedback

Parents of students at Greenbrier Academy for Girls give us valuable feedback. We want parents and others to know that we are ready to listen to suggestions and appreciate knowing what has been the most helpful for you as you have either checked out our academy or had your daughter (niece, granddaughter, etc.) attend. One… Read more »

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Greenbrier Academy: On Choice and Change

Sometimes we learn that negative things in our past can provide new lessons or meanings for who we are today. Such realizations help us understand who we are. The self is built from others, feelings, body, actions, behaviors, attitudes, spirit, history, ancestors, roles we play (i.e. daughter, student, teacher, etc.), society, thoughts, beliefs, and other… Read more »

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