I wanted to reach out to you to express my appreciation for ALL that you and your staff have done for him this year. I have seen such personal growth and maturity in him and I am so grateful...
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I am grateful to you and the entire staff of GRA for the work you did with my son these past two years. His transformation from boyhood to manhood has been amazing to behold...
When classes restarted I went to see the school with my son, but especially to personally meet all those that look after my child for me so well. I call them Guardian Angels...
It's really hard to believe how fast things go. I am really grateful they landed in good hands and with such wonderful people at Grand River Academy. They often compare GRA and their colleges...
It's hard to describe just how much Grand River Academy has come to mean to our family. Not only did the staff at GRA see to it that our son improved his academic performance...
He was suffering at school because he was picked on and bullied. All he wanted to do was stay at home and play video games. We saw our boy's bright smile gradually fade away...
Our son was lost. He had given up on school even though we knew he was bright. We didn't know it at the time, but he has a learning disorder. The teachers at his public school were sympathetic...
The 2018 Thank-A-Thon at Grand River Academy to speak with all of our wonderful donors throughout this past year!
"I want my students to learn the literature and connect it to their world by embracing the ongoing story of humanity from the past, present, and future."
Grand River Academy is excited to announce registration is now open for its March STEAM Saturday on March 10th from 9:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.
Mark your calendars for January 30th to support the GRA junior varsity and varsity basketball teams - in person or from home!
Last Friday, January 25th, Grand River Academy's Board of Trustees along with Headmaster Viands, welcomed alumni, families, and friends to the largest Mix & Mingle the school had the pleasure of hosting along with welcoming newest board member Mr. John Bardi P'19.
Success comes in many forms, as seen with this week's Alumni Spotlight, Justin Krainz '10.
It was a snowy start in 2013 for GRA's Director of Advancement Kristen Kitchen, who noted, "The temperature was a tropical eighteen degrees that day, but I had never felt more warmth than when I stepped into Armington Hall."
The Grand River Academy Board of Trustees extends a special invitation to you for mid-January!
From the desk of Headmaster Viands, read about his reflection on the past year and plans for 2018.
Students, with the help of the Digital Arts and Multimedia Faculty Rick Thomas, captured this video to wish everyone a happy holidays!
The first winter snow is always a big deal at Grand River Academy, and this past week did not disappoint, as campus was blanketed by many inches during the week!
Help your family go from surviving to thriving this holiday break with this podcast and infographic!
Students are leading the way for innovation at Grand River Academy during the 2017 - 2018 academic year.
Community members and local business owners joined together on November 30th at the Robert S. Morrison Lecture Center at Grand River Academy to participate in GRA's Never Stop Learning Faculty Led Discussions.
What impact can the many friends of GRA make today through their generosity?
Listen (or read) to GRA's Podcast regarding social media and your son.
For the past two weeks, students at Grand River Academy held a blanket drive to help keep the homeless in Ashtabula warm this winter.
Join GRA for our second in a series of discussions to learn about hidden gems in our area during the upcoming holiday season!
Success comes in many forms, as seen with this week's Alumni Spotlight, Todd Curtis '06.
On November 1, 2017, Grand River Academy students, faculty, and staff joined together in the Robert S. Morrison Lecture Center on GRA's campus to celebrate the many athletic and academic accomplishments of its young men.
Partnering with the Ashtabula Foundation to create a Youth Philanthropy Club, Grand River Academy students are inviting grant applications from local non-profit, 501(c)(3) organizations by Thursday, November 30, 2017.
This autumn, Grand River Academy is pleased to host events in Atlanta, Washington, D.C, Boston and Pittsburgh...
The second post in our series on ADHD, this article looks at strategies to help your son build social skills and maintain healthy friendships.
What is ADHD? What are the symptoms? How do you diagnose it? Discover the basics in GRA's first in a four-part series.
Discover what's happening in Environmental Science with Mrs. Katy Studer's class.
Congratulations to the 2017 Bud Field Hall of Excellence Outstanding Teacher honoree - Mr. Charles Soprano!
GRA faculty and staff are currently in the midst developing innovative educational experiences for students at an institutional-wide level with collaborations among teachers and across disciplines.
ongratulations to the 2017 Bud Field Hall of Excellence Distinguished Alumni honoree - Mr. Allen Fritz '88!
One of the benefits at Grand River Academy is that our doors are always open to families who are looking to transform their son's learning experience.
Congratulations to the 2017 Bud Field Hall of Excellence Distinguished Service honoree - Mr. Toby Shultz '85!
Fishing in the Grand River, running along the shores of Lake Erie, to engaging in video game battles in the dorm commons, where will you find your son these first few weeks of school?
Grand River Academy is excited to report that new school zone signs are now up on College Street.
Success comes in many forms, as seen by this week's alumni spotlight of Ryan Cramer '93.
Ready to make this year your best one yet? Here are five strategies to make this school year transformational!
On Saturday, October 14, 2017 during Grand River Academy's Fall Family & Friends Day, the GRA family from across the years will join together...
It's hard to believe that Grand River Academy's Summer Academic Camp and our first STEAM Academy just wrapped up with their project expo last week. From friendships formed to new experiences, it was a busy time for everyone.
Wondering what to pack to live at GRA?
Learn what Mrs. Farrell had to say about the Foundations Leaning Program, her approach to boys' education, and her experience at GRA:
This August we are excited to offer two evenings to spend time with Headmaster Tim Viands and other members of the GRA community in Florida.
The leap from middle school to high school is a significant transition in your son's life...
Grand River Academy's Summer Academic Camp and STEAM Academy both began on July 2nd. In the past few weeks, these boys have spent time learning new things, making new friends, and getting outside as often as possible!
Success comes in many forms, as seen by this week's alumni spotlight of Jared Cave '15...
Grand River Academy was excited to host its July STEAM Experience on July 12th from 9:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. Watch how children learned how to defy gravity as they built their own catapults!
From David's Desk: A reflection on his time here at GRA as another school year ends.
Success comes in many forms, as seen with this week's Alumni Spotlight of Tom Elliot '10.
When you hear of boarding schools, you might immediately think of the East Coast.
As the end of the school year is approaching,it's important to keep our students motivated.