“Please” and “thank you” are magic words that help people feel good. Expressing gratitude and giving thanks are basic principles of kindness and generosity.
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.
On Friday, February 5, The McGillis School was honored to welcome award-winning author Carol Boston Weatherford and acclaimed poet and artist Jeffery Weatherford, who is Carol's son.
Last Thursday we celebrated 100 days of school and we'd like to extend 100 thank you’s to our community for striving to do everything we can to keep our campus open and our students safely learning!
Explorations is an opportunity for Middle School students to take classes that ignite their curiosity, choose their own adventure, and cultivate friendships with like-minded peers.
The Jewish value Derech Eretz teaches us how to conduct ourselves and interact with others as we journey through life.
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