The 2019-2020 school year, my third as Board president, began optimistically and with a positive outlook for both Graded and Brazil. Graded continues to stand tall on the solid foundation that we all – the Board, the Leadership Team, and the community – have worked so hard to build and preserve over the last century.
This year, we have elevated our educational standards and modernized our beautiful campus with a new Upper School Library, Lower School Innovation Hub, Lower School Innovation Studio, enhanced Graded Greens, and Learning Lab – all brought alive by a wonderful, diverse group of students and families, and led by a talented and dedicated group of educators. Little did we know back in August 2019 that the pride we feel for our community would be magnified but for reasons that we did not foresee. READ MORE