A great school never sits still. It keeps going, growing and evolving. Graland Country Day School is an independent school serving preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school. We inspire students to pursue excellence with passion and intent - academically, creatively and in their personal growth as engaged citizens and thoughtful leaders. Reach higher, go deeper. Go Graland.

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  • Grade 6: Advocating for Global Causes

    Sixth graders, inspired by the book A Long Walk to Water, became advocates for change in the world with an assignment that had them researching, creating solutions, and connecting with other leaders. A Long Walk to Water tells the story of one man making a big difference for his community in South Sudan. Stemming from this book, students were asked to identify a problem of any scale in the world today that they care about. Teacher Cristina Peña says, “I asked them to research the problem, assess the credibility of their sources, create a solution with action steps, and write a letter to a change-maker who also cares about the same issue. Students had complete freedom of what topic to choose and which angle or position to support, as long as it was backed with credible research.”
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  • Grade 7: Enriched Learning in DC

    Seventh graders fresh from their epic adventure to Washington, DC, are hard at work on their culminating project, “Sacred Spaces, Sacred Places.” The assignment focuses on an aspect of the trip that was personally meaningful or impactful. They have two weeks to research and complete the project, which is a joint assignment from their history and English teachers. At our nation’s capital, there was plenty of inspiration. All last week, students and chaperones visited historic sites like Gettysburg and other significant places like the Holocaust Museum. During the trip, seventh graders were encouraged to think about how their travels through the memorials, museums, battlefields and cemeteries was impacting them and to record their thoughts in a journal. 
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Graland Country Day School

55 CLERMONT STREET    DENVER, CO 80220    303.399.0390   
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.