Gordon's eighth graders are the leaders of the school.
The class of 2020 took on the responsibility starting on day one. link
They've been the first to meet with important guests. link
They've taken their ideas to the school administration, and to visiting journalists. link
They went places in Georgia and Alabama where no Gordon eighth graders had ever been before. link
They were the first students to really think through the impact of this quarantine, meeting on day one of the Online Learning Community. link
And this month, they are the ones sharing daily affirmations with their classmates, setting the tone for a strong finish for the year. When they began, there were thirty-two school days left... and thirty-two eighth graders. They're being shared on Gordon's social media, and they're collected in a YouTube playlist.