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 7: Historians Debate War with England

    Are you a Patriot, Loyalist or Neutralist? The answer was relevant this week in history class when seventh graders re-enacted the Second Continental Congress, the meeting in 1776 where American colonists decided to declare their independence from Great Britain. To demonstrate their understanding of the issues surrounding this decision, each student impersonated a delegate with one of three political perspectives. They were challenged to not only understand and articulate their characters' views, but also to debate and defend those positions based on facts. Immersing themselves into the historical context of the period, their speeches included obsolete terminology, details of colony life and examples of how the discord with Great Britain impacted lives. Some students dived deeper into their roles with costumes or props that reflect the 1770s.
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  • Grade 8: Reflecting on the Civil Rights Movement

    After a meaningful trip to visit the sites and museums dedicated to remembering the Civil Rights Movement, students returned this week and spent more than two days to a project designed to let them creatively express their learning. “The primary objective is to give kids a way to process the more somber and emotional aspects of the trip,” explains history teacher, Jane Maslanka. “This hands-on approach can be a safer way for students to demonstrate their understanding and share what impacted them most.”
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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.