b'Kublai Khans 23 idea to support those affected by the explosions in Beirut attracted the attention of WFMY News 2. Kublai shared why he felt drawn to do something to help and toRandy Doss, Director of Admission and Enrollment and Susan Davis, encourage others to do the same. Director of Communication and Marketing were interviewed by MSNBC about the preparation needed to return to school in the fall.Members of the GDS Community filled a virtual Zoom Room for the Opening of School Ceremony. Tracie Catlett, Head of School welcomed everyone and Executive Larkin Owens 21 participatedStudent Body President, Abby in the virtual session of NorthSamet 21 rang in our 51st year of Carolina Girls State in Juneschool! The ceremony concluded which included a Random Act ofwith singing Lo Hearts Behold.Kindness service project. Larkin made 114 cards for residents of Twin Lakes, a retirement home in Burlington. The feedbackHetti Price-Bailey 23 created Hettis Smile Boxes, a non-profit to from the residents and volunteerlift the spirits of children with life-threatening illnesses. Hetti was coordinator was overwhelminglyinterviewed by WFMY about her work.positive! Last year, Early Childhood students helped illustrate a book written by former teacher Lauren Chambers. Today, students in 2nd grade read the book When we Shared Rainbows. This book reminds us that we can always Ninth grade physics studentshave hope and share compassion experimented with motion& kindness with others. Copies sensors to measure velocity andFifth graders gained knowledge and an understanding of geometry,of the book are available in the acceleration. force, and motion, as they built and flew their kites using a few simpleschool libraries and in each Lower materials.School classroom. GDS Magazine | 11'