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Alexis Emich

Alexis Emich

Name: Alexis Emich
Neighborhood: Cherry Hills Village
Years at Graland: 5

Why did you choose Graland?
Our family continues to choose Graland due to the school’s whole child approach, supporting and challenging children not only academically but also socially and emotionally. This approach extends to the school’s innovation, exposing students to critical skills and character development across disciplines. We also value Graland’s focus on engaged teachers who understand the individual needs of students and inspire them to nurture a love of learning. In addition, Garland’s inclusive community is a strong draw as we find authentic connections invaluable to our children, family, and society.

Grades: Kindergarten & 4

What are some of your child(ren)'s interests & extracurricular activities?
Arts (musical theater, singing, studio art) & Athletics (soccer, skiing, gymnastics, break dancing, ice skating)

Tell us some fun facts about you and/or your family:
We love animals including our multitude of pets: a french bulldog, chinchillas, leopard gecko, frogs, and fish. Our house is basically a zoo! We also love to travel as a family, experiencing the adventures different locations have to offer.

Graland Country Day School

Graland Country Day School is a private school in Denver, Colorado, serving students in preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school. Founded in Denver in 1927, Graland incorporates a rich, experiential learning approach in a traditional classroom setting, emphasizing the development of globally and socially conscious leaders who excel academically.