Gann Academy in the News

List of 3 news stories.

  • Great Conversations: The Stories Behind the Story

    Our Gann community enjoyed a special evening of hearing the stories behind the Gann story as Dr. Dalia Hochman, Head of School, Gann Academy and Rabbi Marc Baker, President & CEO, Combined Jewish Philanthropies (CJP) shared their experiences leading Gann in the past and into the future. Enjoy this great conversation and learn how both leaders boldly forged a new age for Gann, strengthening our school and amazing community with every step.
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  • Tuition Support at Gann Academy: A conversation with Amy Chandler-Nelson, Director of Business Operations

    Gann Academy recognizes that choosing to send a student to an independent high school reflects an enormous commitment for every family in our community. Our school is devoted to making a Gann education affordable by providing tuition support programs to all those seeking a pluralistic Jewish education.  
     
    Our school is devoted to making a Gann education accessible by providing tuition support programs to all those seeking a pluralistic Jewish education.  
     
    Today we share a conversation with Amy Chandler-Nelson, Director of Business Operations at Gann Academy. Amy manages Gann’s tuition support programs process. With our tuition support deadline fast approaching on February 16, Amy is prepared to help answer your questions about tuition support.  
     
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  • A Civics Education

    In honor of this year’s election cycle, Gann has focused much of our student programs on civics education.  This year’s program echoed the Inauguration Day programming that we’ve planned every four years since Gann’s inception to join with each other and our fellow citizens to witness key moments in our country’s history. Our tekkes (ceremony) framed Inauguration Day in an “only at Gann” way. We heard from students who shared d’var Torahs, charges, and prayers that reflect their hopes and dreams as new voters and the next generation of engaged citizenry. 
     
    Yakira ’22, delivered this year’s charge and noted, “I feel extremely grateful and honored to be a part of the Inauguration day programing at Gann. I have been given an amazing opportunity to create a piece that speaks to people. Trying to decide what to say and what people needed and wanted to hear was somewhat difficult. There were many ways I could’ve approached this, but after a lot of brainstorming, I decided this charge would speak directly to people and give them a reason to care. I hope I did it justice and gave the Gann community the hope that they deserve.”
     
    Read Yakira’s full charge to the Gann community below:

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