Family Living

How The Gardner School Honors Grandparents

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Grandparents play a very special role in the life of a child. It’s been said that a grandparent is a little bit parent, a little bit teacher, and a little bit best friend. We’ve witnessed that to be true at The Gardner School, and it’s a special honor to have grandparents visit our schools. Our students always look forward to the month of March, as many of our schools host special activities to honor The Gardner School’s grandparents.

From spring-themed luncheons to hearty meals to tea and treats, here’s a peek at some of the fun our students and their grandparents had this month at many of our schools. Hats off to you, grandparents! Thank you for investing in the academic lives of your grandchildren.

Blue Ash, OH

Grandparents of students at The Gardner School of Blue Ash were invited to a special Grandparents Day luncheon where they spent some time with their favorite little ones during the day.

Franklin, TN

Grandparents of our students at The Gardner School of Franklin enjoyed a special luncheon with their grandchildren, as well as the opportunity to shop at the school’s spring book fair.

Eagan, MN 

The Gardner School of Eagan invited grandparents to enjoy tea and treats with their grandchildren.

Edina, MN

The Gardner School of Edina hosted its first-ever Grandparents Day by inviting grandparents to come enjoy an Italian meal for lunch, while also visiting classrooms where they were presented a heartfelt gift from their grandchild.

Lincoln Park (Chicago), IL

The Gardner School of Lincoln Park held its much-anticipated Grandparents Tea with snacks and social time with students.

Midtown (Nashville), TN

The Grandparents Luncheon is one of The Gardner School of Midtown’s favorite annual celebrations where grandparents of students enjoy food and fellowship.

Minnetonka, MN

In conjunction with Pi Day, The Gardner School of Minnetonka honored grandparents by hosting a pie social.

West Loop (Chicago), IL

A favorite tradition for all parties involved, The Gardner School of West Loop hosted its annual Grandparents Tea.

Learn more about how The Gardner School honors grandparents, parents, and teachers, as well as some additional helpful tools for families at our website.