News @ Porter-Gaud
The Honarable Joe Riley, the Mayor of Charleston, stopped by campus to read to our second graders. He shared his favorite book, Casey at the Bat, by Ernest Thayer (Illustrated by LeRoy Neiman).
Porter-Gaud 8th Grader Gelsey Jaymes has been invited to Washington, D.C., to continue to show off her skills as an up-and-coming STEM Star.
The Porter-Gaud Parents Guild (PGPG) hosts many events throughout the year. These events both raise funds in support of the School and foster community among the members of the School Family...
The Class of 2015 supported over 12 different organizations and made a huge impact on our local community this past Friday. Students were broken into their homeroom groups and supported: Neighborhood House, Lowcountry Food Bank, Pet Helpers, Lowcountry Orphan Relief, Children's Museum, HALOS, Meeting Street Academy, Sea Island Habitat for Humanity, and visited with residents at Savannah House Assisted Living.
This past week, the Cyclones enjoyed a week for the history books. On Tuesday, the JV and varsity volleyball teams swept Ashley Hall at home. Wednesday, the girls' varsity tennis team defeated Academic Magnet 7-2 at home while the volleyball team traveled to Daniel Island to face Bishop England.
The 1867 Society, Porter-Gaud's Annual Fund, is a partnership - with trustees, parents, alumni, grandparents, past parents, faculty and staff, and friends - that supports all aspects of the Porter-Gaud experience. Every donation, whether it is $25 or $25,000, makes a difference. It all adds up to benefit Porter-Gaud's students and faculty, and it's all powered by you.
Porter-Gaud Middle and Upper School students participated in a Unity Walk organized by the P-G Global Union on Wednesday. This event served as a day of rememberence for both the anniversaries of Dr. Martin Luther King's "I have a dream" speech during the March on Washington, and the tragedy of 9/11/2001.
Thank you to those who supported the Used Uniform Sale in August. It raised $6,500.00 to support the community service programs this school year. So if you donated uniforms or just came and shopped, we are truly grateful for your support! On Wednesday, September 3, 45 junior and senior service leaders took the pledge to lead our programs for the year. We will volunteer with Special Olympics, YMCA, Head Start, Meeting Street Academy, ...