Originally from Dillon, SC, Dr. Ben Bernanke has become one of the most powerful men in the US. We were thrilled and honored to have Dr. Bernanke join us for one of the final SmartChats of the school year. Junior Justin Smith shares more about this discussion in this week's blog!
How do you best represent GSSM's students, faculty, staff, and programs? With a Rube Goldberg machine! Art Instructor Patz Fowle and a group of students were challenged to create a contraption to best reflect the community...and they succeeded! Learn more about it in this week's blog from Erin Scott, current junior.
The GSSM Mock Trial team recently made it all the way to the State Competition. Lots of time, dedication, effort and preparation was required, and they represented GSSM very well. Lotta Keller, GSSM junior, shares the process and how it all went.
GSSM students broke the world record for the largest blanket fort. Junior Jacob Rabinovitch shares the details - from how it began, to the actual building of the fort.
Grace Brueggman, GSSM junior and member of the robotics team, shares the trials, tribulations and excitement of competing in the FTC South Super Regional Championships in San Antonio, TX. The team learned many things along the way, such as: bubble wrap is not enough to protect a robot from the U.S. Mail, and other useful tips.
We know our students are going places! And, we also know that a great way to help them get where they are going is to have business, government and world leaders share stories and career advice with our students. That's why we hold regular SmartChats with impressive people like Ambassador Laurence Pope. Justin Smith, current junior, shares his thoughts about the Ambassador Pope SmartChat.
Junior Jacqueline Tobin shares the details her journey to China during January Interim. Sounds like this trip has inspired a lifetime love of traveling! Thanks for letting us live vicariously through you. What a trip!
What is 200Keys? South Carolina’s premier teen tech and entrepreneurship conference run by our very own GSSM students. Find out all the details from Anya Bali, one of the students helping to plan the event! Oh, and register today at 200keys.org!
Senior Elizabeth Mugo shares the details of the annual TechTrek! Students visit tech start ups, business centers, colleges and universities ... and catch some sights along the way.
Junior Emily Babb shares her experiences during her January Interim trip to Quito and the Galapagos Islands and how it made an impression on her, both scientifically and linguistically. There's no better learning environment than the real world!