The Therapeutic Relationship between Horses and Teenagers

Therapy can come in many forms. One on one discussion, group therapy, artistic expression, and self-reflection are just a few of the ways that young women can cope psychological and emotional barriers and trauma. With the help from a skilled instructor, horses can also be the catalyst that softens hearts. We at Greenbrier Academy for… Read more »

Memorial Day Drumming and the Importance of Clubs

When thinking of Memorial Day, what typically comes to mind is backyard barbeques and fireworks celebrations. The arts are not usually associated with the festive weekend. However, for Princeton, West Virginia, this is not the case. A weeklong celebration of visual arts, pottery, poetry, music, community circles, dance and more has swept the town and… Read more »

Biggest Challenges for Young Girls

Navigating the modern world can be difficult for anyone, but being a young girl in 2015 can be particularly stressful. Advertisements are everywhere with the goal of selling personalities to girls through the clothes they should wear, the material possessions they should own, and the physical image they should emanate. In an age where technology… Read more »

Understanding Addictions

Understanding how addictions work and how they start is very important in order to put them to an end. There are many different types of addictions, and they can range from involving drugs, shopping, sex, and just about anything else. Even something that is typically harmless and even essential for most people, like eating food,… Read more »

Growing as an Individual and Asset to the Community as a Whole

At Greenbrier Academy for Girls, we hold a number of different values and ideals that we strive to pass on to our students. Two of the most important things that we are concerned with is ensuring all of our students both grow as individuals and learn how to become a member of and contribute to… Read more »

The Extracurricular Activities Offered at Greenbrier

At Greenbrier Academy, we take pride in the amount and variety of extracurricular activities that we offer our students. In addition to the terrific education that they will receive here, students will have the opportunity to participate in everything from soccer to whitewater rafting. We’re here to go over a few of the activities and… Read more »

Making the Best Choice for the Ones You Love

Sending your daughter away to school will likely be one of the toughest decisions you ever make, especially if your daughter doesn’t want to go. At Greenbrier Academy, we understand the difficulty and challenges you face in this situation, but we’re here to tell you that you’re not alone. Right now, the weight of the… Read more »

John Grago Named New CEO of Greenbrier Academy

It’s an exciting time at Greenbrier Academy, as we welcome new CEO, John Grago! Mr. Grago has been with Greenbrier six years, serving as a Counselor, a Director, and Head of Admissions. Not only that, but he has also intimately worked with Greenbrier’s founding members at other programs in the country for more than a… Read more »

About the Quantum Learning Model at Greenbrier Academy for Girls

If you were to ask our students who have been in the classroom for a semester what is Quantum, they would tell you it is the strategies used by the teachers to instruct the students at GBA. QL addresses environment, atmosphere, technique, and delivery of curriculum in the classroom and is based on experiential learning…. Read more »