Gardner Valley School fosters creative, happy, healthy students who are both thinkers and doers, actively contributing to their community and the world. At GVS, children develop into well-rounded socially, emotionally and physically intelligent learners, growing their creativity, critical thinking and craftsmanship through engagement with their local communities and the world.
Life Skills of Our Student-Centered Vision
SOCIAL, EMOTIONAL &
LOCAL & GLOBAL
Our students have initiative and curiosity, are independent thinkers who use their imagination and are willing to take risks.
Our students use inquiry, reasoning, problem-solving and reflection to move beyond surface-level thinking.
Our students are industrious and do their best, with a strong work ethic that includes responsibility, accountability and ownership of learning that results in resiliency and perseverance.
Our students are self-aware, self-directive and honest, caring for each other with compassion, active listening and empathy.
Our students have a sense of stewardship to our local communities and the world, engaging through collaborative communication, community connections and global awareness.
Student Art Credit:
Kodi Bohannon (Heart & Head),
Celeste Martinez (Helping Hand),
Payton Salas (Keys to Unlock Potential),
Rylee Sporcich (GVS Falcons),
Gabriel Yetter (Falcon World),
Lugh Ranzinger (Roots of Mighty Tree)