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“Ruth Gorham’s teaching ability was surpassed only by her sense of humor, patience, and inner grace.” Missy Eliot ’76
“In Ruth’s class, I was introduced to American history: the timeline around the room, the pictures of the United States and the joy of the American experience. Ruth transmitted this to us with such enthusiasm and clarity that I have been hooked ever since.” Tim Wirth’ 54
“What I remember about her, sometimes in the strongest contexts and to the curious, if not terrified, amazement of my friends is AM-IS-ARE-WAS-WERE-MAY-CAN-MUST-MIGHT-COULD-WOULD-SHOULD-SHALL-WILL-DO-DOES-DID. And how she taught with such energy, enthusiasm, and encouragement!” Constance R. Coleman ’67
“Ruth Gorham made learning among the most important things in our lives.” Will (Quee) McWhinney ‘42.

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 1924, Graland incorporates a rich, experiential learning approach in a traditional classroom setting, emphasizing the development of globally and socially conscious leaders who excel academically.