News @ Porter-Gaud
Today, Porter-Gaud donated 1180 pounds of food to the Lowcountry Food Bank as part of the Faculty vs Students basketball game. That will be enough to feed more than 900 people for Easter.
One of the reasons that my high school experience was unique is that it created a foundation for a lifelong connection to my alma mater. For example, I remain connected to the faculty. Thankfully, Sue Chanson continued to fail my work until I learned not to write fragmented sentences.
On Friday, our fourth grade students, faculty, and parents participated in Patriot's Day. This special day is the culminating activity for our Why America is Free program.
The Porter-Gaud Lower School celebrated World Language Day on Friday to show off the impressive skills they have developed within the world language curriculum.
The entire Middle School gathered on the steps of the S&T Building to celebrate Pi Day. Since the actual Pi Day (3.14) was on Saturday, they celebrated a day early.
Dr. Horton's senior elective class, "The Sixties," had an amazing speaker, Peter Cavaney, co-producer of the 2014 film, On the Road, a screenplay based upon the novel of the same name by Beat writer, Jack Kerouac.
Porter-Gaud Upper School students performed Disney's High School Musical over the weekend. The show, based on the favorite Disney movie by the same name, was performed to sold-out crowds in Gwynette Auditorium.
Porter-Gaud hosted the annual Jefferson Awards Winter Conference to inspire and engage students enrolled in the Students in Action program. This is a national program which encourages students to positively impact their schools, communities, and the world.
Safe water is the source of life. It is the foundation for health, education and viable economies. Through the generous support of individuals, churches, our corporate partners and many others, Water Missions International has brought relief and hope to more than 2.5 million people across the globe.
For the second year, Porter-Gaud is competing against Heathwood Hall in a challenge that is sure to engage all alumni. The school that secures the highest number of alumni donors within the challenge period of March 2nd - March 27th will be declared the winner.