There is more to high school than academics.

At Gann Academy, our students strive to be their best selves, care for others, and be innovative both inside and outside the classroom. From day one, you’ll become part of a vibrant and diverse community that values individuality and is united by school-wide traditions, values, and Jewish life.
 

Jewish Life at Gann

Jewish life is the foundation of the Gann community. At Gann, you'll be immersed in Jewish values and have powerful Jewish experiences with a community of your peers—including Shabbotonim, holiday celebrations, social justice experiences, and a six-week trip exploring Israel with your classmates.

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Clubs

Clubs are an essential part of the Gann experience. The majority of clubs at Gann are student-run, and our block scheduling allows for clubs to meet during the day without interrupting academics or requiring you to stay after school.

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Student Advocacy

Students are encouraged to advocate for causes they believe in. Whether it's traveling to DC to lobby Congress, organizing a rally, or championing the creation of a national museum of disability, you can make a difference in your local, national and global communities.

Community Service

Gann is a community grounded in Jewish values and global citizenships. Every year, Gann students give back to their local and global communities with a number of community service based projects and trips.

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Student Voices

Throughout the year Gann students come together as a community to hear personal, emotional and often inspiring stories from their peers on topics meant to strengthen the community. Past discussions have dealt with diversity, gender identity, political affiliation, disability, and pluralism.

Travel Opportunities

At Gann, learning extends well beyond the walls of 333 Forest Street. From six-weeks exploring Israeli society, culture, and history during the sophomore-year myIsrael experience, to learning about civil rights while exploring landmarks in Alabama during Exploration Week, you'll have many opportunities to travel both internationally and domestically.

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Athletics

With 13 varsity sports and more than 40 championships, Gann's athletics programs foster the values of discipline, commitment, and teamwork.

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