Teacher shares passion through Friday Explorations

Teacher shares passion through Friday Explorations Besides providing students the opportunity to explore new interests and delve deeper into areas they already love, Friday Explorations…

Middle School Promotion Ceremony 2022

Middle SchoolPromotion Ceremony Livestream We honor our 8th grade students for their growth, achievements, and determination on Friday, May 27 at 8:30am. We will livestream…

Students apply knowledge and grow through Senior Internship Program

Skye Paulus worked with a professor at the University of Pennsylvania on creating a human rights index. Karl Ramus presented to a large group about…

5th Grade Promotion Ceremony 2022

5th Grade Promotion Ceremony Please join us in celebrating The Gregory SchoolFifth Grade Class of 202205/26/22 at 5:00 PM The Gregory School Theater 2022-05-26T17:00:00.536Z We…

Big News! All gifts to TGS to be matched through June 30, 2022!

Dear TGS Families: Our 40th Ruby Jubilee Celebration was a smashing success and it was delightful to see so many of our current families join…

Friday Explorations extend learning at Pima Air & Space Museum

Friday Explorations provide an excellent opportunity to extend classroom learning beyond the classroom. Friday Explorations extend learning at Pima Air & Space Museum During morning…

El Mirador Gymnasium sparkles thanks to generous families

El Mirador Gymnasium sparkles thanks to generous families El Mirador Gymnasium is a bustling hub of The Gregory School campus, hosting practices and games for…

Seeing Ukraine through poetry, art, & tradition

Seeing Ukraine through poetry, art, & tradition If I speak for the dead, I must leave this animal of my body,/I must write the same…

Digital arts gain big tech upgrade

Digital arts gain big tech upgrade Student enrollment in our digital arts program has risen rapidly over the past several years. To help support this…

Class of 2022 College Acceptances

Class of 2022 College Acceptances The Gregory School graduates thrive in college and beyond with the benefit of our preparation. Students leave TGS with a…

Livesteam of Commencement Ceremony

Class of 2022Commencement Ceremony The Gregory School graduates thrive in college and beyond with the benefit of our preparation. Students leave TGS with a sense…

Asteroid honors TGS teacher

Mrs. Jennifer DeBenedetti was recognized for her innovative STEM teaching by the formal naming of an asteroid. Asteroid honors TGS teacher Dean of Middle School…

No experience required

Two members of the Tucson Symphony visited to work with our string ensemble. Band and orchestra teacher Dr. Christie Blute offered students the opportunity to…

Seniors win Congressional App Challenge

Each team member received a certificate and letter of commendation from Congresswoman Kirkpatrick's office. Seniors win Congressional App Challenge TGS students Chris Allen, Karl Ramus, Ted…

Learning through teaching in Spanish 3

One group of students invented a game to teach the class how to use the subjunctive Learning through teaching in Spanish 3 If you want…

Finding their voices through creative writing

Students in Ms. Anna Cain's creative writing class work on their stories. Finding their voices through creative writing When our young alumni visit campus, a…

Science teachers seize ‘golden opportunity’ to create curriculum

Middle and Upper School science teachers work in pairs to create a new science curriculum for our Middle School. The curriculum will be implemented beginning…

Message from Dr. Sherrill, January 14, 2022

Mme Clashman's well-tended geraniums are one of the many "hidden" spots of beauty on our campus. Dear TGS Families: As we head into the Martin…

Fifth-grade writers make their mark on campus

TGS fifth grade students recently launched their "Hawk Talk" newsletter, allowing our entire school community to read about what's important in our fifth grade. Fifth-grade…

Poetry Out Loud Contest

Poetry Out Loud is a national arts education program that encourages the study of great poetry by offering a dynamic recitation competition for high school…

5th Grade - Senior Gingerbread Houses, 2021

5th grade – Senior Gingerbread Houses, 2021 A favorite TGS tradition, the annual 5th grade – senior gingerbread house making party is back after a…

Celebrating Emily Dickinson's Birthday

Students and TGS poet-in-residence Ms. Joni Wallace chat with poet Octavio Quintanilla over Zoom. Celebrating Emily Dickinson's Birthday In a Friday Exploration (that included homemade…

The Play That Goes Wrong

The Play That Goes Wrong January 13 and January 14 at 7pm January 15 at 2pm In The Play That Goes Wrong, directed by Lori…

Matilda - The Musical

Roald Dahl's Matilda The Musical Buy Tickets Online Sold Out April 7 & 8 at 7 pm April 9 at 3 pm Inspired by the…

The Gregory School will host a Regional First Lego League Tournament

The Gregory School will host a Regional First Lego League Tournament on December 4 At the Regional Tournament, teams from around Tucson come and engage…

Why take the tax credit? One student's story

While a Gregory student, Ivan Escobosa '13 (left) got to go on a school trip to France, a trip that he still calls "the best…

Biology students solve “murder mystery”

Who do you believe? Five teachers volunteered to play the roles of suspects in the biology class mystery. Top row: Mme Clashman and Ms. Cain;…

Alumni parent, veteran speaks to TGS students

Then and now: Dr. Jon B. Wang serving in Vietnam in 1971 and speaking 50 years later at our all-school meeting in recognition of Veterans…

Meet our 2021-22 student Writing Center tutors

The 2021-22 Writing Center tutors. Top row (l to r) James Knepler, Sidra Tanriover, Ashling Lee, Madison Harland. Middle row: Margo Alter, Axel Schulz, Molly…

"Poet Ts:" A Friday Exploration

Mrs. Cain's Poet Ts Exploration diving into the life, times, and poems of Emily Dickinson with Writer-In-Residence Joni Wallace. "Poet Ts:" A Friday Exploration “Hope”…

Annual fund & tax credit: How are they different & how can you help?

Annual Fund vs. Tax Credit: How are they different, and how can you help? TGS Annual Fund To support The Gregory School Annual Fund is to…

Living our 6 Cs through interim week

Living our 6 Cs through Interim Week Interim Week is an integral part of each student's educational experience at The Gregory School. During these days, we…

Resources available to TGS students and families

Resources available to TGS students and families The Gregory School is proud to support our students and families beyond classroom and school activities. We’ve consolidated…

New faculty, new opportunities in the '21-'22 Writing Center

Ms. Jana Maiuri's ninth grade English students discuss a writing assignment. The Gregory School nurtures and produces extraordinary writers. Our alumni consistently cite the writing…

COVID-19 Update Page

COVID-19 Update This page will be updated as information becomes available and as new questions arise. Updated March 28, 2022 Just as we have done…

2020-21 Student Photography Exhibit

2020-21 Student Photography Exhibit Digital exhibition showcase of photographs from Ms. Amy Haskell's 2020-2021 Photography classes. Click on an image to bring the slideshow in…

Recognition for TGS musicians

Recognition for TGS musicians At the year-end band and orchestra concerts, director Dr. Christie Blute recognized Gregory School musicians for their many musical successes over…

Burying our pandemic memories

Students place their time capsule contributions into the capsule. Burying our pandemic memories To commemorate the memories of a very tough time from March 2020…

Once Upon A Grapevine

Once Upon A Grapevine Livestream starts May 27th at 2:00pm. It is The Gregory School's usual practice to provide a recording of the broadcast available…

The Mystery of the Missing Medallion and A History of Messy Rooms

The Mystery of the Missing Medallion and A History of Messy Rooms Livestream starts May 25th at 10:30am. It is The Gregory School's usual practice…

Alice in Wonderland

Alice in Wonderland Livestream starts May 24th at 11:00 am. It is The Gregory School's usual practice to provide a recording of the broadcast available…

Sidekick Salon

Sidekick Salon Livestream starts May 21st at 7:00pm. It is The Gregory School's usual practice to provide a recording of the broadcast available on our…

Everyone's Middle School Experience: The Show!

Everyone's Middle School Experience: The Show! Livestream starts May 21st at 11:00 am. It is The Gregory School's usual practice to provide a recording of…

Ending the Year, Building on Traditions

Ending the Year, Building on Traditions Dear TGS Families: It is difficult to believe that we’re heading into our last full week of the school…

Pep Rally and Alumni All Star Game

Pep Rally and Alumni All Star Game On May 13, the Upper Student Student Council organized an all-star basketball game featuring TGS athletes from the…

Senior-Fifth Grade Exchange: College Bound Seniors say farewell to Middle School students and teachers

Senior-Fifth Grade Exchange: College-bound seniors say farewell to Middle School students and teachers May 13 brought a new tradition to The Gregory School. The class…

TGS photography program blends pedagogy, professional experience!

Winning Photo: Bighorn Fire. Though I am not a Tucson native, I have lived in Tucson for five years. I really love the landscape in…

Livestream of Orchestra and Band Concerts

The Gregory SchoolOrchestra and Band Concerts Livestream While attendance is limited, the concert will be livestreamed on this page. It is The Gregory School's usual…

Modeling a Roman Day

Modeling a Roman Day During the TGS Middle School tradition of Rome Day, students in grades 5 - 8 get a taste of life in…

Personalized college counseling, and congratulations to the class of '21

Personalized college counseling, and congratulations to the class of '21 For some, the vision of heading off to college started the first day of kindergarten.…

'21-'22 to bring TGS Entrepreneurial Program

'21-'22 to bring TGS Entrepreneurial Program Dear TGS Families: The first Friday Exploration Days of the year were a smashing success. Teachers reported feeling “electricity…

Choir concert livestream on Friday

Choir concert livestream on Friday This Friday at 6pm the choirs will be presenting a short in person performance in the science courtyard. While attendance…

Understand the tax credit and you can be the difference in a child’s life… for free

Understand the tax credit and you can be the difference in a child’s life… for free It’s true! The Arizona state tax credit enables individuals,…

French and Spanish Honor Society Ceremony

French and Spanish Honor Society Ceremony Livestream will start on Wednesday, April 28 at 1:50. It is The Gregory School's usual practice to provide a…

Good news to share!

Students Worked in the Fab Lab to Create Example Projects Students Learned Calligraphy 13 Students Formed an All-Grades Jazz Band Students Participated in a Biology…

Robotics team qualifies for state competition

Photo Caption The robot's practice course Robotics team qualifies for state competition The Gregory School Upper School Robotics Team has qualified for the State Competitions.…

The value of Friday Explorations

Exclusive Architecture Family Vacation Photo Caption Photo Caption The value of Friday Explorations Dear TGS Families: We are very excited to be rolling out our…

Building community in Sabino Canyon

Building community in Sabino Canyon Among the many large challenges posed for schools because of the pandemic is how to build community during a time…

Making their mark! Highlights from our alumni Facebook page

Making their mark! Highlights from our alumni Facebook page Alumni Facebook Alumni Profile Since our first graduating class of 1982, The Gregory School alumni have…

FIRST LEGO League takes exercise challenge

FIRST LEGO League Takes Exercise Challenge By Ethan Ariola '26, Kevin Jie '27, and Kian McCandless '27 FIRST LEGO League (FLL) is an activity where…

A capstone experience: The JCP and the 6 Cs

A junior English class meets with teacher Ms. Lori Barnett. In defining and writing their Junior Critical Paper, students analyze the ways that books of…

Fifth & Sixth Graders Win Big at SARSEF

Fifth & sixth graders win big at SARSEF Making Science Purposeful and Important By Kelly Smith, Sixth Grade Science Teacher Our class project was a…

Mars vs Earth: Terrestrial Planetary Boxing

Mars vs. Earth: Terrestrial Planetary Boxing Kelly Smith's sixth grade science students have been studying Mars. Among the concepts they explored was comparing Mars to…

Teaching self advocacy through independent studies and piracy

Among the facts that Lucia Iurino '21 has uncovered: Her primary source has been attributed to Daniel Defoe, but mystery surrounding the authorship remains. Upper…

Elder From Southern Ute Tribe Visits 5th Grade History Class

Elder From Southern Ute Tribe Visits 5th Grade History Class By Julienne Morris-Scott '28 LaTitia Taylor is a member of the Southern Ute Indian Tribe…

5th grade PE fosters kindness, positive habits

5th grade PE fosters kindness, positive habits 5th grade PE students recently participated in a 21-day kindness project. As part of the project, students were…

Students choose their own angles on Mars

Students choose their own angles on Mars “My class is extremely hands-on, and especially at the beginning of the year, in a traditional setting, the…

Teaming up to support students & families

Teaming up to supportstudents & families by Mrs. Michelle Borleske, director of college counseling and dean for grades 11 & 12 We are pleased to…

8th graders gain new perspective on Mt. Lemmon

8th graders gain new perspective on Mt. Lemmon By Ms. Beth Cain, English faculty In 8th grade English classes, we recently read They Called Us…

Guest brings eyewitness experience to journalism classes

Guest brings eyewitness experience to journalism classes by Mr. Tim Milner, English faculty Just before winter break, the Journalism classes had the wonderful opportunity of…

Ending the year by helping others

Ending the year by helping others Led by several student advisories and clubs, The Gregory School community closed the fall semester by making a difference…

Behind the scenes at TGS

Behind the Scenes at TGS Although our students are learning remotely, a versatile team of staff members is working on campus (and in one case…

College counseling begins transition from class of '21 to class of '22

College counseling begins transition from class of '21 to class of '22 The change from first to second semester brings the end to the required…

Project-Based Learning in the Farmyard

The suspected duck thief, known by Ms. Smith's advisory as King Louis the XIX Project-Based Learning in the Farmyard Orion Vogiatzis ‘27 was clearly in…

Beginning Orchestra and String Ensemble Concert

The Gregory School Livestream Beginning Orchestra and String Ensemble Concert Concert Recording from Thursday, November 19, 2020 Concert Recording from Friday, November 20, 2020

AZ tax credit costs you NOTHING to change a student's life

AZ tax credit costs you NOTHING to change a student's life The Arizona State Tax Credit is not a donation. When you take the credit,…

Students Take Theater Production Beyond the Stage

Students Take Theater Production Beyond the Stage Lorie Heald’s Theater Production 8 students recently applied their technical and building skills to benefit our campus. The…

Fifth Graders Share Insights on Being Back

Fifth Graders Share Insights on Being Back As the pioneers in our return-to-campus process, several members of the class of '28 agreed to share some…

Faculty Rise to Newest Challenges

Faculty Rise to Newest Challenges One of the qualities that makes TGS an extraordinary learning community is that our teachers have the freedom to teach…

Creative Writing Class Hosts Guest Writer

Creative Writing Class Hosts Guest Writer On October 2, Anna Cain’s Intermediate Creative Writing Class was treated to a special guest. Dr. Jennifer Lee Carrell,…

Teachers as Clients: Advanced Design Students Build Google Classroom Banners

Designer: Mika Gisches ‘24 Client: Sra. Noriega Designer: Dominic Murphy ‘25 Client: Ms. Smith Designer: Anthony Stemple ‘25 Client: Conroy Advisory Designer: Lucas Clemens ‘25…

Student Videos Set the Course for Success

Tyler Lesniak '27 shares his workspace video, which reflects feedback from his classmates. Student Videos Set the Course for Success "Skills" class for Middle School…

Teachers Find Additional Technology During Remote Learning

Teachers Find Additional Technology During Remote Learning Is your student suddenly talking about new technology that they are using in their classes? The Gregory School…

TGS Clubs are Student-Driven and Diverse

TGS Clubs are Student-Driven and Diverse When students arrive at The Gregory School, they are often surprised and excited to learn that, no matter their…

5th Grade Welcome Video Brings TGS Magic to All

5th Grade Welcome Video Brings TGS Magic to All TGS teachers know that remote learning is hard. “It simply isn’t the same as being in…

Creative Cloud Free to TGS Students

Creative Cloud Free to TGS Students All Gregory School students, faculty, and staff have an exciting new resource available to them: access to the Adobe…

Parent Tech Training Recording

Parent Tech Training Recording If you missed the parent technology training or if you'd like to review what you learned, we are happy to share…

Gratitude, Details, & Perseverance

Gratitude, Details, and Perseverance Dear TGS Families: As we end the week together, I find myself wanting to express gratitude for the following: The sight…

Tech Boot Camps Foster Success

Tech Boot Camps Foster Success Starting the school year remotely adds a substantial layer to a season that is already complicated for students, families, and…

Adobe Creative Cloud is Free for TGS Students

Adobe Creative Cloud is Free for The Gregory School Students As a full-time The Gregory School student, you have access to download and use the…

Take-Home Materials Help Remote Learning Come Alive

Take-Home Materials Help Remote Learning Come Alive How do we best engage students fully and meaningfully during remote learning? How do we bring The Gregory…

2020 Seniors Thank Faculty

2020 Seniors Thank Faculty Led by Beatrice Anctil, Kira McNeill, and Stryder Rodenberg, The Gregory School Class of 2020 found a creative and heartfelt way…

A Message from Dr. Julie Sherrill to The Gregory School Community

Dear Gregory School Community, In light of the recent killings of George Floyd, Ahmaud Arbery, Breonna Taylor, and others; of the racially-based harassment of Chris…

Welcoming New Faculty

Welcoming New Faculty Dear TGS Community: Last week we said our farewells to beloved colleagues. This week we introduce you to the new faculty members…

TGS Teachers Make Some Disney Magic

TGS Teachers Make Some Disney Magic The 8th grade trip to Disney is a cherished TGS Middle School tradition, and our Middle School faculty was…

Livesteam of Commencement Ceremony

Class of 2021 Commencement Ceremony The Gregory School graduates thrive in college and beyond with the benefit of our preparation. Students leave TGS with a…

Making Art at Home and Making our Home our Art

Making Art at Home and Making our Home our Art by Julia Conroy Despite 8th grade art students not being able to do their cumulative…

Student Council Supports From Home

Student Council Supports TGS From Home With campus closed and students learning online at home, it would have been easy for the Student Council to…

TGS P.E. Teachers Work to Keep Kids Fit & Healthy at Home

Assignment: Create a workout to fill one entire song of your choice! (For this story, Coach Earnhart edited clips of students' videos together with a…

What's Something Everyone Should Know?

Photo by Amy Haskell What's Something Everyone Should Know? You’ve played all the games of Scrabble you can handle for the day. The garden is…

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