McGillis 6th Graders teamed up with six artists from the Phillips Gallery to create a unique experience: an exploration of the intersection between art and math.
AN INDEPENDENT PRIVATE SCHOOL IN SALT LAKE CITY, UTAH FOR KINDERGARTEN THROUGH 8TH GRADE
At The McGillis School, we inspire and prepare our learners for a lifetime of creating a better world.
Often children turn to the adults in their lives to help them to make sense of these world events.
In partnership with TreeUtah, over 550 members of The McGillis School community, including 386 students, 50 teachers, and 120 volunteers, gathered for TREEkun Olam. This inaugural day of community service was a hands-on experience of planting trees that will immediately impact our local climate and community.
In this Community Conversation we discussed how to build a lifelong love of reading and how books can be used as windows and mirrors.
At McGillis, I learned how to learn. I learned that I didn’t have to know everything when I encountered a new situation – I just needed to know how to ask questions, when to listen, and ultimately, to believe that I was capable of mastering something new.“
~ Frances Dingivan, Class of 2012
The McGillis School provided me a foundation for sustained academic success in high school and now college. Most importantly, it taught me to never stop seeking out knowledge and to never stop learning."
~ Max Gruber, Class of 2013
McGillis is different because community really matters and the mission is at the forefront of everything we do. Taking the time to stop, actively listen and support children is what all teachers at McGillis excel in. Caring and kindness matter."~Suky Stewart, Teacher
Academically, McGillis helped to prepare me to go to an elite liberal arts college by teaching me how to write eloquently, read carefully, and think critically about pressing issues. Even more valuable, McGillis taught me about being a good person and set me up to be successful in school and in life."
~Gwen Orme, Class of 2015
Students of Color
Years of having respect for all
Off Campus Learning Experiences per Grade