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Coaching During a Pandemic

With COVID-19, we have had to restructure our program. We have had to find a balance between continuing to work on our sports skills while giving the students a different goal. This year we did not have the opportunity to play towards being in a league championship. Instead, we incorporated a physical fitness component.

athletics, coaching, middle school, sports
Academics / Athletics / Community / COVID-19

Coaching During a Pandemic

The challenges of teaching students during the pandemic go beyond the classroom. Coaching at Gulf Stream School has always been rewarding because we focus on teamwork and communication as well as on doing our best. Our sports program for Middle School students in grades 5-8, is not the traditional approach.…

Academics / Athletics / Community / COVID-19

Navigating through School During a Pandemic

This year has definitely been a team effort. I was not at Gulf Stream School or working in a school when the pandemic swept the world, but everyone at GSS (and all over the world) really got a taste of what life was like without any safety protocols or guidance…

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FAQs About Private Schools, Asked by Parents

Private school education provides certain elements and benefits that are not as possible in a public school setting. Public schools inherently come with certain regulations and restrictions that private schools do not. While there are countless options available for both private and public education--both extremely high-quality, I might add--some people…

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Our Head of School’s Perspective on the Pandemic and Education

Here are my five most important takeaways from this unusual year at Gulf Stream School, navigating through the pandemic: In-person school is important. Relationships are more important. Traditions matter. Independent education is a valuable and durable investment. The GSS community can accomplish anything. In-Person Learning is Irreplaceable According to EdWeek,…