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Programs & Activities

Learning is a lifelong process that extends beyond the walls of the classroom. At Grand River Academy, children can explore their interests, learn new skills and make new friends through a variety of extracurricular activities.

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Activities and Clubs

Kindergarten - 2nd Grade
Activities and Clubs

Activities and Clubs: Kindergarten - 2nd Grade

Music

This program develops each students potential to gain basic music skills, while fostering a love of music for life-long enjoyment.

Community Service

Moral focus virtues are practiced beyond the classroom! Scholars who participate in service projects get the chance to model compassion and courage by working to meet local needs.

Dance

We encourage our dancers to express themselves through movement. Group or solo performances may also be taught as a part of this program.

Field Trips

Each year we take learning outside the classroom and invite parent volunteers. A variety of age-appropriate outings are planned for our scholars.

3rd - 5th Grade
Activities and Clubs

Activities and Clubs: 3rd - 5th Grade

Music

This program develops each students potential to gain basic music skills, while fostering a love of music for life-long enjoyment.

Community Service

Moral focus virtues are practiced beyond the classroom! Scholars who participate in service projects get the chance to model compassion and courage by working to meet local needs.

Dance

We encourage our dancers to express themselves through movement. Group or solo performances may also be taught as a part of this program.

Field Trips

Each year we take learning outside the classroom and invite parent volunteers. A variety of age-appropriate outings are planned for our scholars.

6th - 8th Grade
Activities and Clubs

Music

This program develops each students potential to gain basic music skills, while fostering a love of music for life-long enjoyment.

Band

We offer band for our students to express themselves through music and teamwork.

Community Service

Moral focus virtues are practiced beyond the classroom! Scholars who participate in service projects get the chance to model compassion and courage by working to meet local needs.

Choir

Our choir program includes lessons in choral singing, musical terms, and vocal skills.

Dance

We encourage our dancers to express themselves through movement. Group or solo performances may also be taught as a part of this program.

Drama Club

Members of this club get an intro to theater arts and learn about acting, play production and stage work.

Field Trips

Each year we take learning outside the classroom and invite parent volunteers. A variety of age-appropriate outings are planned for our scholars.

Sports

Basketball

Basketball

6th - 8th Grade

Boys & Girls

Cross Country

Cross Country

6th - 8th Grade

Boys & Girls

Soccer

Soccer

6th - 8th Grade

Boys & Girls

Volleyball

Volleyball

6th - 8th Grade

Girls

Cheerleading

Cheerleading

3rd - 8th Grade

Girls

Student working on art project

Art Class

Art is a proven way to improve focus and academic performance. We encourage creative exploration in our art class.

Students playing trumpet

Music and Band

Our music classes give kids the opportunity to express themselves through music and teamwork. Band students in middle school participate in a variety of lessons in wind, brass and percussion instruments.

Principal Garza
Community

Spotlight: Meet Principal Ralph Garza

Ralph Garza loved numbers and believed he had a future in mathematics. To get some practical experience, a friend recommended Ralph volunteer helping kids. He was assigned to a fourth-grade classroom and recalls how one particular encounter changed the course of his professional life.
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