Tag: school for girls

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 »

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 »

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 »

More from Mike

Greenbrier Academy: Wisdom Gathered and Developed by Mike Beswick, Part II Here are some quick words that have lasting impact: When we see the world through each other’s eyes, we can no longer be enemies. Personality is what you display when you are being watched; character is what you reveal when you believe no one… Read more »